Gorse Blossom Festival

Bandon, Oregon

February 16-18, 2018

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An Annual Affair

The Gorse Blossom Experience

Last year, Gorse Blossom Festival brought together over 40 unique vendors of food, wine, and beer, ranging in origin from Washington to California. Our guests enjoyed a range of food & drink related events throughout Bandon. Find out more. 

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Schedule of Events

Festival, Dinners, and a Bloody Mary Stroll

Kicking off the festival is a room full of beer, wine, and food vendors from throughout the west coast!  Whites, reds, sours, ales, and porters!  Oysters, pasta, crab, and chowders.  Each night, enjoy a different winemaker or brewmaker dinner that celebrates partnerships between local restaurants and regional breweries or wineries.  Engage in an epic Bloody Mary Stroll on Sunday - only 300 tickets!  Find out more.

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Vendors of Beer, Wine, and Food

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Bloody Mary Stroll - Sunday, February 18

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Art & Entertainment

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Wine, Beer, and spirits

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Northwest Food

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& Vendors

We couldn’t be more honored to host some of the most interesting and innovative fermenters to come out of the American West. Below are just some of the small businesses that will be at our 2018 festival.  See the full list here.

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Stillwagon Distillery

Stillwagon specializes in small batch rum and vodka, distilled in Charleston, Oregon.  Tasting rooms in both Bandon and Coos Bay highlight these artisan products.  Small business, small batch, excellent products.

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Art-by-the-Sea Gallery

Dozens of local artists make up Art-by-the-Sea Gallery, located in Old Town Bandon.  The gallery booth will feature art ranging from acrylics and photography, to jewelry and fiber art.

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Bandon Brewing Co.

Locally owned Bandon Brewing Co. features several specialty small-batch beers, brewed just three blocks from the festival grounds.  

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Clausen's Silverpoint Oysters

Hyper-local food production starts in the cold brackish waters of Coos Bay, Oregon.  Claussen Oysters provides fine local northwest oysters to seafood restaurants and retailers across the country.  Enjoy several flavors of BBQ oysters, as well as raw from Claussen Oysters.

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Stay in Bandon


Staying in Bandon is easy!  Whether you choose a motel in the heart of Bandon, or an oceanfront accommodation, you'll find the perfect place to sleep.  And don't forget the camping option:  Bullard's Beach State Park has RV, camping, and yurts available for overnight stay.