The 2018 Carlton Crush Harvest Festival will celebrate our neighbors, our visitors, our businesses, and the annual harvest, all of which contribute to our terrific quality of life. 

VISIT US & PLAN A WEEKEND IN WINE COUNTRY!

Saturday, September 8, 2018
In Carlton's Lower City Park

 

THROUGHOUT THE DAY AT CARLTON CRUSH...

Many Selections of Fine Wines & Craft Beers
Several Food Options in the Festival Area & on Main Street in Downtown Carlton
Live Music from Several Bands - From Noon Until Closing
Artists' Market: Art, Crafts & Specialty Products
Charity Wine Raffle - Buy a Ticket - Create an Instant Wine Cellar!

2017 FESTIVAL SCHEDULE (WILL BE UPDATED FOR THE 2018 FESTIVAL NEXT YEAR)

ALL ACTIVITIES TAKE PLACE IN THE LOWER CITY PARK

9:00 AM           Complimentary Early Bird Yoga with "The Two Christines"

                        Kick-Off the Festival with Christine Andrus & Christine Kirk

9:15 AM            Sign-Up: Kids' Grape Stomp Competition (Ages 6 - 12) -                                              At the Main Entrance

10:00 AM           Kids' Grape Stomp Competition

10:30 AM           Sign-Up: Kids' Watermelon Eating Contest (Ages 6 - 12) -                                            At the Main Entrance

11:00 AM           Team Grape Stomp Competition Check-In - Main Entrance

                         Artists' Market, Food & Beverage Vendors Open for Business

11:15 AM            Kids' Watermelon Eating Contest

12:00 PM           Live Music with Val Blaha and Luminous Heart   

12:00 PM           Team Grape Stomp Competition - Initial Heats

2:30 PM             Team Grape Stomp Competition - SEMI-FINALS

3:00 PM            Team Grape Stomp Competition - GRAND FINALE!

4:30 PM            Live Music with the Tess Barr Blues Band

7:00 PM            Live Music with Franco Paletta and the Stingers

9:00 PM-ish      Festival Closes

 

Throughout the Lower Park Festival grounds, there will be an array of food choices at various booths.  

You won't go hungry, or thirsty at Carlton Crush!

Carlton is fortunate to have many terrific food and dining choices in the downtown district, along Main Street.

On the day of the Festival, CBA Member restaurants along Main Street will also be offering food specials at their locations.
 

2017 FEATURED FOOD OFFERINGS

Ribslayer BBQ

Country Fried Ice Cream

Esotico Pasta

Margaritas Mexican Restaurant
 

Common Grounds Espresso

Dip A Lick Ice Cream

Hawaiian Shave Ice



 

I Jerky Guy

Whiskey River BBQ

The Beautiful Pig


 

Individual booths will present an extensive selection of premium local wines and craft beers throughout the day, in a true Festival atmosphere.  Relax in the Lower Park, while listening to great music and browsing the vendor tents!

To enjoy an adult beverage, attendees must purchase a Carlton Crush wine glass or beer mug at the Main Entrance.  

Beer mugs are $5 each, and wine glasses are $8 each, or two for $15.  

Other Festival souvenirs, such as commemorative Carlton Crush clothing, will also be available at the Main Entrance booth.

 

2017 - FEATURED PREMIUM WINES & CRAFT BEER VENDORS

 

Denison Cellars

Parrett Mountain Cellars

Troon Vineyard

Carlton Cellars

Kaiser Brewing Company

Gypsy Dancer Wines

Siltstone Wines

Lujon Wine Cellars

 

Stone Griffon Vineyard

Pike Road Wines

Artem Wine Company

Buddha Kat Winery

Gelardi Vineyard

Rizzo Winery

Methven Family Vineyards

Laurel Ridge Winery

Merrill Cellars

 

Local artists, merchants and specialty vendors will present products and information for you to browse, experience, learn and buy!  

Be sure to visit the Carlton Observatory Project - Several telescopes on display by Carlton residents, Forrest Babcock & Janet Zuelke.

Don't forget to buy a Raffle Ticket at the Main Entrance for the HUGE Charity Wine Raffle - An Instant Wine Cellar for the lucky winner! The Yamhill-Carlton Storehouse Food Bank appreciates your support, as they are this year's Raffle beneficiary.

 

2017 Featured Artists' Market MERCHANTS

(Includes Food VendorS)

The Delphian School - Like No Other School in the World! 

Rough Cut Soap Company - Soaps, Salt Baths & Sugar Scrubs

Betsy's Bags - Fabric Wine Bags, Vases, Vintage Jewelry & Garden Items

Carlton ARTWORKS

Cow Dawg Creations - Copper Garden Art

Farmhouse Romance Boutique - Jewelry by Carlton Artist, Susan Goodwin

Country Fried Ice Cream - Handmade Gourmet Ice Cream Sandwiches

Ribslayer BBQ - Award Winning Foods!

I Jerky Guy - Beef & Wild Game Jerky

Margaritas Mexican Restaurant - Street Tacos & Soft Drinks

Pony Tail Country - Pewter Pony Tail Covers

Carlton Dental - Information and Giveaways

Renewal by Anderson - Energy Efficient Window & Door Replacement Service

Matilda Jane - Clothing & Accessories for Babies, Girls & Women

Rags & Bones - Upcycled Notepads, Paper Goods & Original Art

Hawaiian Shave Ice - Multiple Flavors!

HAF Goat Milk Soap - Handcrafted Soaps from Hillside Acre Farm

Global Marsha - Turkish Ceramics & Scarves & Textiles

Violet Rose - Various Carlton Products

Barbie's Southwest Arts & Gifts

Carlton Observatory Project - Multiple Telescopes on Display - Forrest Babcock & Janet Zuelke

Oregon Health Insurance Marketplace - Affordable Health Insurance Information

Whiskey River BBQ

Green Mountain Energy - Renewable Energy

The Beautiful Pig - Artisan Cured Meats

Friends of the Yamhelas Westsider Trail - Information on a New Community Asset!

Dip A Lick Ice Cream - Hand Dipped Ice Cream Bars

Esotico Pasta - Flavored Pasta Products

LuLaRoe - Women's, Men's & Children's Clothing

Common Grounds Espresso - Espresso, Frappes, Teas, Italian Soda, Smoothies & Water Drinks

RAW Woodworks - Handmade Wine & Whiskey Barrel Furniture

Miracle Sullenger & Tina Stafford - Wildlife Photography, Jewelry, Handmade Soaps, etc.

Nicole's Face Painting by Nicole Palazuelos - Henna, Face Painting & Waterproof Tattoos

Chelsea Unigorn Arts - Acrylic Paintings & Prints

Costco Wholesale (Tigard) - Membership Information & Promotional Giveaways

MooKie B Makes - Handmade Aprons, Baby Blankets, Potholders & More!


 

Live entertainment will be featured throughout the day of the 2017 Festival.

Welcome back --- Val Blaha and Luminous Heart, as well as Franco Paletta and the Stingers.

The Tess Barr Blues Band is also scheduled to play at Carlton Crush for the first time!

Also, look for the huge Charity Wine Raffle - An Instant Wine Cellar for the Lucky Winner!

This year's Raffle beneficiary is the Yamhill-Carlton Storehouse Food Bank.