Local Attractions

Silverton Area

Country Museum of Silverton

The house that contains the collection of the Silverton Country Historical Society and museum is an exhibit in and by itself.  Built in 1908 on the south side of E. Main St. between First and Second Streets by Louis Ames, it was moved to its present site in 1975.  The house has had three owners and is named the Ames/Warnock/Burch house in honor of those families.

the Gallon House Bridge

The Gallon House Bridge, the last of Marion County’s original covered bridges, is located over Abiqua Creek a little more than a mile northwest of Silverton.

Mount Angel Abbey

We hope that your virtual visit to this Benedictine monastery, with its world famous library, seminary schools of philosophy and theology, and guest and retreat house will be a source of peace and blessing to you. In the words of our blessed Father Saint Benedict, “All guests are to be received as Christ.” Whatever your interests may be, we hope you will continue your journey in faith with us.

Silverton Area Chamber of Commerce

Silverton is blessed with volunteers that dedicate countless hours to making our community an amazing place to work, play and fcb collagelive. There is no better way to be inspired that listening to the wonderful tales of volunteerism and community action at the annual First Citizen Banquet. In addition to recognizing the First Citizen of Silverton, Distinguished Service Award and the Judy Schmidt Lifetime Achievement Award, and Business of the Year, we also pay tribute to the amazing educators and staff in the Silver Falls School District.

Oregon State Parks

Each of our Oregon state parks is an individual place where people play, picnic, camp, rest, hike, renew, and everything in between.  They are an everyday reminder of the things that make Oregon great, and their very existence is a testament to what we collectively value.

Silverton Murals

These murals give Silverton, a community of 7,400 about an hour’s drive south of Portland, 13 of the paintings, most of them on the outside walls of buildings. That’s not as many murals as some Northwest towns, but it’s getting to be enough to make travelers heading for Silver Falls State Park, or the Oregon Garden, put on the brakes and get to know the charming little town.

The Gordon House

Welcome to Oregon’s only Frank Lloyd Wright designed structure!

Gordon House is open for guided tours by reservation Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 12pm, 1pm and 2pm.

The Oregon Garden

A stunning, 80-acre botanical garden, featuring more than 20 specialty gardens showcasing the diverse botanical beauty of the Willamette Valley and the Pacific Northwest. We have educational specialty gardens for everyone, from the Sensory Garden and Rose Garden to the Children’s Garden and Pet-Friendly Garden. We host exciting annual events, offer a complimentary narrated tram tour April – October, and we are pet-friendly. We look forward to your visit!

Surrounding Area

Woodburn Premium Outlets

Woodburn Premium Outlets is the top destination for tax-free outlet shopping. Conveniently located off Interstate 5 between Portland and Salem, Woodburn Premium Outlets features 110 stores including Adidas, Banana Republic, Gap, Nike, The North Face, and more all at savings of 25% to 65% every day. Designer name brands, skylight-covered walkways, and beautiful Northwest architecture and landscaping make this a unique and fun shopping experience year round. We hope that you will visit us soon.

Travel Salem

Welcome to Salem & the Mid-Willamette Valley. Absolutely Oregon!

Taste our rich culinary diversity with fresh foods & delicious wines, experience Oregon’s capital city through wonderful culture & rich heritage, explore scenic mountains, rivers & valleys and charming communities.

Vitis Ridge

Vitis Ridge is a small boutique Oregon winery producing about 3,000 cases annually. Focusing on unique wines and specialty blends, Vitis Ridge offers more varieties of wine than most large production wineries. The tasting room is located next to the estate grown Pinot Gris & Marechal Foch vineyards. You won’t find anything fancy about this winery but instead you’ll find friendly faces & a relaxed atmosphere, where you’re welcome to bring a picnic lunch & enjoy a glass of wine on the back patio.

The Tasting Room is located at 6685 Meridian Rd NE, just 1.5 miles from downtown Silverton Oregon. The entire production, from grape to bottle, takes place at this location. Join Vistis Ridge for a unique tasting room experience amongst the barrels. The winery is animal friendly and can accommodate over-sized vehicles.

Silver Falls Vineyards

Silver Falls Vineyards is a family owned and operated winery located in the mid-Willamette Valley of Oregon. They provide high quality boutique wines, including Oregon’s famous and award winning Pinot Noirs.

The Vineyard consists of 18 acres of thirty five year old vines in the heart of its one hundred acre farm. The vineyard enjoys lounging on the hillside drinking in the sun and growing the sweetest best tasting wine grapes possible. The vines include Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Riesling, Marechal Foch and Muscat. These varieties provide a great selection in the tasting room, which also include Rose, sparkling. Port and Dessert wines in addition to the varietals.

The tasting room is open Sat. through Sunday 12-5pm. The Vineyard is located within ten miles of:Silver Falls State Park, The Oregon Garden, and between historic Silverton and Sublimity.

King Fresh Produce & Hazelnuts

This is a small family owned and operated business located in Oregon’s lush Willamette Valley. The family has been farming in this area for four generations and in the last few years King Fresh has diversified farming to include a CSA/produce business and packaged Hazelnuts

Wild Weeds Farm

Wild Weeds Farm is a small sustainable farm providing the local community with fresh produce, herbs and mushrooms through a CSA and at the Silverton farmers market. Only natural growing practices are used without chemical or sprays.

7392 Heinz Rd NE, Silverton Oregon 97381

Silverton Farmer’s Market

Silverton Farmer’s Market is a market that believes in supporting the local farmer(s) by providing customers with locally grown fresh produce, berries, eggs, artisan breads, plants and flowers, delicious baking, jams and jellies.

Hours: Saturdays 9am to 1pm May 5th thru Oct 20th, 2010

Festivals & Events

Homer Davenport Days

Silverton’s famous son, Homer Davenport, was an internationally renowned cartoonist in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. Homer, left Silverton, fulfilling his desire to become an editorial cartoonist… inspired by his mother’s appreciation for the art form.

Silverton Fine Arts Festival

You are invited to apply for acceptance to the 18th Annual Silverton Fine Arts Festival, to be held August 18 & 19, 2018 in Silverton, Oregon. Our goal for this festival is to celebrate the virtuoso talents of our finest local and regional artists, as well as to provide the public and our selected exhibitors with a show of the highest quality. The site, historic Coolidge-McClaine Park in the heart of Silverton, on the banks of Silver Creek, is a beautiful area surrounded by towering oak and Douglas-fir trees. It is a popular summer gathering place and a wonderful setting for the festival.

Mount Angel Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest in Mt. Angel, a celebration of the harvest in German style. A wonderful blend of family fun, music, food and beer. Join us Sept 13-16, 2018 for our 53nd Celebration

Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest

The Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest is an invitation from our family to yours to enjoy all things that make spring in the Northwest. Stroll through 40 acres of stunning beauty, experience expansive views of vineyards, distant mountains, and a few mud puddles. Fresh flowers, food, and fun for the entire family, including well behaved dogs on leashes!