Mossyrock Blueberry Festival

The First Weekend in August
Blueberry Festival
August 4th - 6th, 2017

The next festival will be held August 4th - 6th, 2017

The Blueberry Festival was named the readers choice for the
Top "Entertainment"       and       Top "Take the Family"
event for Southwest Washington in the 2016 edition of the
Traveler's Companion: Definitive Guide to SW Washington
(The link is accessible to Facebook members.)

The Blueberry Festival was voted one of the best festivals
in the Chronicle's Best of Lewis County Contest.
(Bestoflewiscounty2016: A Chronicle Special booklet, page 21)

Planning is underway for the 2017 festival. In the mean time you can enjoy pictures of events at the 2016 festival below.

Featured Concerts for 2017
All concerts are free with festival admission.
They are outdoors on Klickitat Prairie Park stages.
Glenn Cowles
4 - 5 PM, Friday afternoon
Big Bottom Drifters
6 - 8 PM, Friday evening
Chris Guenther
8 PM - Midnight, Friday evening
Ryder Band
2 - 4 PM, Saturday afternoon
Strait Shot
5 - 7:30 PM, Saturday evening
Decade Detour
8:30 PM - Midnight, Saturday evening
Douglas Taylor
10 AM - 12 PM, Sunday morning
Blue Eye Soul
1 - 3 PM, Sunday afternoon

The Blueberry Festival is a motorcycle friendly event.

Blueberry Festival Picture
Berry fields decked out in their fall colors in the Mossyrock valley.

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*Photo curtesy of Craig Coppock, Mossyrock Hardware.
**Chris Johnson - East County Journal.
****Photo curtesy of Glenn Aldrich.
#Photo curtesy of Peggy Schwartz.

The Annual Blueberry Festival
August 4-6, 2017

The festival is 3 days long again - from Friday afternoon to Sunday afternoon. Among the features of this year's festival are:

  • Pancake breakfasts Saturday and Sunday mornings
  • A 3 day quilt show
  • The annual car show (Saturday)
  • The parade on State Street (Saturday 11 AM)
  • Plenty of activities for kids including Bouncy Toys, BMX Track (bring your own bike), playground, ...
  • A 5K and 8K Trail race (Saturday)
  • Several outdoor music events every day including some special concerts.                                                                                                                                         Here is this year's band lineup:                                                                      
  • Glen Cowles (Friday)
  • Big Bottom Drifters (Friday)
  • Chris Guenther (Friday)
  • Ryder Band (Saturday)
  • Strait Shot (Saturday)
  • Decade Detour (Saturday)
  • Douglas Taylor (Sunday)
  • Larry Hill Music (Sunday)

** Most events, including vendors, stage shows, the pie eating contest, and concerts, will be held in Klickitat Prairie Park.

All non-handicapped parking will be in the field West of Klickitat Prairie Park, just south of State Street, across from the Grange Hall on Isbell Road.

Handicapped Parking will be in the Klickitat Prairie Park parking area, accessible from State Street.

The parade will start at the main parking area, move onto Isbell Road, then continue on State Street.

The car show will be held on the school grounds.

The Trail Race will be on the south side of the Mossyrock Dam.

While visiting Mossyrock, you may want to buy some blueberries from a local farm. You may also want to visit the flower fields and show garden at the DeGoede Bulb Farm. Better yet, make your visit part of a longer trip, staying at one of the hotels or camp grounds along the beautiful White Pass Scenic By-Way stretching from I-5 south of Chehalis to Naches along US 12.

Welcome to the Mossyrock Blueberry Festival website

The Mossyrock Blueberry Festival is a community-led event coordinated by the Mossyrock Area Action League (MAAL), a grass roots, 501(c)3 non-profit organization working on community asset building, economic development, and poverty reduction in East Lewis County, Washington. The Mossyrock Blueberry Festival is a partnership between MAAL, the City of Mossyrock, the Mossyrock School District, the Road Rebels Car Club, and many local and regional organizations. Along with its Festival partners, MAAL would like to acknowledge its dedicated and invaluable volunteers. By all of us working together we hope to offer our visitors and neighbors an enjoyable, fun, and memorable visit to the Mossyrock area. Please check out all the great places to stay while visiting the Mossyrock area on our Places to stay page. And remember, this is the peak of the season to get those beautiful and nutritious blueberries.

All the best,
Philip McDaniel
Blueberry Festival Coordinator

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Mossyrock Area Action League (MAAL). Our Mission is to foster an improved quality of life for the people of the Mossyrock, Silver Creek, Salkum, and Cinebar communities. We encourage investment in our community to create and cultivate community assets that enhance the health and well-being of our neighbors.

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