Annual Events

Esther Short Park is always buzzing, and the streets of Vancouver WA come alive with a variety of events year-round. Enjoy live music, arts events, active endeavors, educational tours, and wine and beer festivals during every season.

The beginning of the year starts with the much-anticipated opening of the Vancouver Farmers Market, leading into springtime blooms at the Holland America Flower Gardens and Lilac Days at Hulda Klager Gardens.

Summer is packed with annual favorites, like 4 Days of Aloha, and the Clark County Fair. Craft beverage-seekers flock to the Craft Beer & Wine Fest and the Vancouver Brewfest.

The autumn months offer the Apple Tree Marathon, and visitors can Dine the Couve for the entire month of October. Holiday happenings include a tree lighting celebration in Esther Short Park and Christmas Ships on the Columbia River.  

A sampling of the year’s top events can be found in our annual Travel Magazine.

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