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.
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.
Vendors of Beer, Wine, and Food
Bloody Mary Stroll - Sunday, February 18
Art & Entertainment
Wine, Beer, and spirits
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.
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.
Locally owned Bandon Brewing Co. features several specialty small-batch beers, brewed just three blocks from the festival grounds.
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.