2018 Events

Summer Events

In support of the communities we serve, Evergreen is pleased to sponsor the following events:

Grants Pass Boatnik Boatnik

Platinum Sponsor: Grants Pass Active Club - Boatnik Festival

Downtown Grants Pass and Riverside Park

May 24 - 28

SEE US IN THE PARADE: Saturday, May 26

Evergreen will unveil New BearFest Bears:
Canine Angel "Snoopy"
Bee Keeper "Bee Sweet"
Grants Pass Auxillary Bear "Caring Bear"

Evergreen sends a special "thank you" to the Grants Pass Active Club for hosting Boatnik. Thank you for helping us honor those who have served in our armed forces on Memorial Day and thank you for your work helping kids in our community.

Freedom Run

Sponsor: Freedom Run - Grants Pass

5K Chip Timed Run

May 26 - 9:30am start time

NEW Fun Walk to Riverside Park

To Register: www.gpfreedomrun.com

Salute to our Heroes

Sponsor: Memorial Day - Salute to Our Heroes

Featuring the Rogue Valley Veterans History Exhibit

Hillcrest Memorial Cemetary, 945 NE Hillcrest Drive, Grants Pass

May 24 - 29

10am to 10pm

First Friday Live

Sponsor: First Friday Live - Grants Pass

First Friday Live is a monthly community celebration featuring art, music, and locl restaurants.

February through December from 5 to 9pm

For more information contact Downtown Welcome Center: (541) 476.7574

Presenter: Evergreen Federal Bank BearFest

THE BEARS ARE BACK in Downtown Grants Pass

Memorial Day to Labor Day

Evergreen is pleased to display 56 BearFest Bears on the streets of downtown Grants Pass for our community to enjoy.

Evergreen is the proud host and creator or BearFest. 

Bear Hotel Tours

Tours at Evergreen's Bear Hotel

Evergreen's Bear Hotel is a one-of-a-kind community asset that showcases Evergreen's community artwork.

The Bear Hotel is owned and operated by Evergreen Federal Bank.

Bear Htoel: 2101 Spalding Ave., Grants Pass

The Bear Hotel is availble for public tours by appointment only at no-charge.

FOR TOURS call Evergreen at: 541-479-3351 and ask for Bear Hotel Tours.


Fur Ball

Sponsor: Rogue Valley Humane Society Fur Ball - Grants Pass

Held at Taprock Northwest Grill, 971 SE 6th St.

Saturday, June 2

Yappy Hour starts at 5pm

Dinner at 6pm

Tickets $125 available at the RVHS: 541-479-5154

Crossing Bridges Golf Tornament

Sponsor: Crossing Bridges Golf Tournament - Grants Pass

Dutcher Creek Golf Course, 611 Upper River Rd.

Saturday, June 9


$50 per player, $100 per team

For registration: www.crossingbridgesTRC.org

Concerts in the Park

Title Sponsor: Grants Pass Chamber of Commerce - FREE Concerts in the Park

Riverside Park in Grants Pass

Tuesdays, June 12 through August 7, 6:30- 8:30pm. 

2018 Summer Line-up 

June 19th - Gretchen Owens

June 26th - Hard Days Night 

No concert on July 3

July 10th - Salsa Brava 

July 17th - Curtis Salgado

July 24th - Back to the 50's with Robbie DaCosta 

July 31st - Back to the 80's with Sound Stage Revue

August 7th - 221 Fly

Rooster Crow

Sponsor: RR Kiwanis, Rogue River Rooster Crow

Downtown Rogue River

Visit the Rogue River branch parade morning for free ice cream (while supplies last)

June 29, 30 & July 1

Parade: Saturday June 30, 10am followed by Crow Contest


Sponsor: Porchfest

NW Washington Blvd., Grants Pass

Saturday, June 16th

12pm – 3pm, free to the public.

Featuring live music played on neighborhood porches. Enjoy food vendors and art displays

Proceeds from sponsors benefit local non-protfits that serve at-risk youth.

Camp EEK

Sponsor: Summer Camp EEK! 

Wildlife Images Education and Rehabilitation Center

Enroll your kids in Summer Camp EEK! June 18 - Aug. 24

Available for kids ages 7 to 12. Camp is Monday through Friday from 9am to 3pm.

Animal Care Specialists allow campers to go WILD for the week as they hang out with Animal Ambassadors, play games, make cool crafts and explore the outdoors.

Camp can be attended for the whole week, or by the day. After care and transportation options are available!

For info call WLI at: (541) 476-0222

Merker Belnap 5K

Sponsor: Merker Belnap Memorial Walk/Run

Grants Pass YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave.

Wednesday, July 4

Begins at 8am

1 Mile, 5K Walk/Run

Register online at: www.grantspassymca.org

Southern Oregon Kite Festival

Sponsor: Southern Oregon Kite Festival - Brookings

Port of Brookings Harbor - Kite Field on Boat Basin Rd.

July 21 & 22

Free weekend of family entertainment includes kite fliers, kite-making tent for children, and a mixture of vendors supplying different meals and goods. 

For more information: southernoregonkitefestival.com

Back to the 50s

Title Sponsor: Back to the 50's

Downtown Grants Pass

July 24 - 28

Tuesday, July 24 - Concerts in the Park, Riverside Park

Wednesday, July 25 - Sock Hop at Fruitdale Grange

Thursday, July 26 - Poker Run Diner Cruise

Friday, July 27 - Classic Car Pre-show and Outdoor Movie

Saturday, July 28 - Classic Car Show, Evening Cruise followed by Live Concert

For more info: TravelGrantsPass.com   (541) 476- 7574

Balloon Fest

Sponsor: Grants Pass Rotary, Balloon & Kite Festival

Fort Vannoy Farms, 5791 Lower River Rd.

June 1 - 3

Featuring hot air balloons, giant kites, Mega American Flag, food and evening entertainment.

For more info: gpballonfest.com

Kids Clothing Fair

Sponsor: Women's Crisis Support Team, Kids Clothing Fair

Held at the Boys & Girls Club, 203 SE 9th St.

Saturday, Aug. 4

8am - 1pm

Featuring gently used kids clothes for $1.00 each.

All proceeds benefit the WCST.

For more info contact WCST at: (541) 476-3877

Oregon Wine Experience

Sponsor: Asante Oregon Wine Experience - Jacksonville

Benefitting the Children's Miracle Network

525 Bigham Knoll, Jacksonville Oregon

August 20 - 26

This week-long evernt of wine tasting, competition, & auction is combined with cullinary delights that feature all the best of Southern Oregon wine.

For more information: www.theoregonwineexperience.com