The 2017 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!

Saturday, September 9, 2017
In Carlton's Lower City Park



Fine Wines & Craft Beers
Food Choices in the Festival Area & in Downtown Carlton
Live Music from Several Bands
Artists' Market: Art, Crafts & Specialty Products

Learn About the Carlton Observatory Project
Event Day Specials at Carlton Businesses
100-Bottle Charity Wine Raffle - Create an Instant Wine Cellar!


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

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

10:00 AM           Kids' Grape Stomp Competition

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

11:00 AM           Team Grape Stomp Competitors - Check-In at the Main Entrance

                          Artists' Market, Food & Beverage Vendors Open for Business

                          Carlton Observatory Project - Multiple Telescopes on Display;

                           Visit with Forrest Babcock & Janet Zuelke to Explore the Galaxy!

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             Live Music (Musician to be announced shortly)

3:00 PM            Team Grape Stomp Competition - SEMI-FINALS

                        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       2017 Festival Closes


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

Your 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.

Want to be a vendor at the 2017 event? Download this form.


Ribslayer BBQ

Country Fried Ice Cream

Esotico Pasta

Margaritas Mexican Restaurant

Rolling Table

Dip A Lick Ice Cream

Hawaiian Shave Ice

Common Grounds Espresso


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 will need to purchase a Carlton Crush wine or beer glass for $5 each, at the Main Entrance to the event.  Other Festival souvenirs, such as commemorative Carlton Crush t-shirts, will also be available at the main entrance booth.



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

Elk Cove Vineyards

Gelardi Vineyard

Rizzo Winery

Methven Family Vineyards



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

Want to be a vendor at the 2017 event? Download this form

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


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 Restarant

Pony Tail Country

Renewal by Anderson

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

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

Hawaiian Shave Ice - Multiple Flavors!

Rolling Table - Organic Brown Rice Bowls & Shaved Ice

HAF Goat Milk Soap - Handcrafted Soaps from Hillside Acre Farm

Global Marsha - Turkish Ceramics & Scarves & Textiles

Violet Rose - Various Carlton Products

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 & Body Art by Nicole Palazuelos

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 Festival. The Tess Barr Blues Band is scheduled to play, with several more to be announced shortly!

Also, be on the lookout for the Huge Charity Wine Raffle - An Instant Wine Cellar for the Lucky Winner!