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GORSE BLOSSOM FESTIVAL


2019 Gorse Blossom Festival Schedule

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 14TH, 6PM-9PM SCIENCE PUB! $FREE

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15TH, 3PM-9PM $10

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16TH, 12PM-7PM $10

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17TH, 11AM-4PM $10

Thursday

6:00PM-8:00PM

Science Pub!

SCIENCE PUB! IS A FREE EVENT OPEN TO EVERYONE, NO SCIENTIFIC BACKGROUND REQUIRED! COME TO SCIENCE PUB! TO LEARN AND INTERACT WITH GORSE EXPERTS BEFORE THIS YEAR'S GORSE BLOSSOM FESTIVAL SO YOU, TOO, CAN BE A "GORSE IS GROSS" EXPERT. GRAB A BEER OR WINE, SOME SNACKS, AND A SEAT AND PREPARE FOR AN EVENING OF PURE SCIENCE.

WE'RE LUCKY TO HAVE GORSE ACTION GROUP SHARE THEIR KNOWLEDGE OF THE ICKY GORSE PLANT, HOW IT GOT HERE, WHY IT'S SO DANGEROUS TO OUR COMMUNITY, AND SOME TIPS FOR HOW TO CONTAIN AND HOPEFULLY ERADICATE OUR NEMESIS IN THE FUTURE.

PRESENTATION INCLUDES LIVE SPEAKERS, VIDEO PRESENTATION, HEAVY EQUIPMENT, APPLICATOR DISPLAY, AND Q&A SESSION.

AND, DON'T FORGET TO JOIN US AT THE GORSE BLOSSOM FESTIVAL FEBRUARY 16-18TH FOR SEAFOOD, BEER, WINE, MUSIC, GORSE ACTIVITIES, AND MUCH, MUCH MORE! IF YOU COME TO THE SCIENCE PUB EVENT, YOU’LL GET A REDUCED ENTRY TICKET FOR FRIDAY GORSE BLOSSOM FESTIVAL!

HOSTED BY GORSE ACTION GROUP - TICKETS

 

  

Friday

Mayor Mary says "Welcome to Bandon". --CardasPhotography/TP

 

3:00PM-9:00PM

Gorse Blossom Festival

DAY 1 KICKS OFF AT 3:00PM, AND RUNS UNTIL 9:00PM!

MUSIC AND VENDOR BOOTHS ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS AT 3PM, AND RUNNING STRONG UNTIL 9PM!  ENJOY LOCAL AND REGIONAL BEERS, WINES, AND FOOD WHILE SHOPPING, CHATTING, DANCING, AND ENGAGING IN SEVERAL INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES, SUCH AS THE AROMA CHALLENGE, GIANT JENGA AND GORSE HATING.

SHOW YOUR LOCAL BANDON IDENTIFICATION, AND RECEIVE 2-FOR-1 TICKET PRICE!

MUSIC FRIDAY INCLUDES: PIGASUS TRIO, WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT, AND BAY CITY SWING.

TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE HERE - $10 AT THE DOOR

  

5:00-9:00 DINNER SERVICE ALL WEEKEND

Edgewaters Prix Fixe Wine Dinner

EDGEWATERS CREW AND CHEF BOB OFFER A PRIX FIXE DINNER IN ADDITION TO THEIR REGULAR MENU. FOUR COURSES, EACH PAIRED WITH THE PERFECT WINE. FROM SALAD TO STARTER TO ENTREE TO DESSERT, YOU’LL BE HAPPY TO SIT AT A WARM TABLE AT EDGEWATERS AND ENJOY THIS FANTASTIC MEAL.

MAKE YOUR RESERVATION NOW. NO PRE-SALE TICKETS.

PRICE TBD.

9:00PM

Pub Crawl, Old Town Bandon

AS THE FESTIVAL CLOSES FOR THE NIGHT, JOIN THE PUB CRAWL THROUGH OLD TOWN BANDON.  ENJOY FREE DRINKS IN A COMMEMORATIVE FESTIVAL STEEL CUP AT EVERY LOCATION, AND FUN ACTIVITIES WHILE YOU CRAWL THROUGH OLD TOWN.  STARTING AT BANDON BREWING WITH A BREWERY TOUR, YOUR GROUP WILL CRAWL TO BROKEN ANCHOR AND STILLWAGON DISTILLERY FOR SPECIAL MIXES AND FUN ACTIVITIES.  END THE NIGHT AT THE ARCADE TAVERN FOR NIGHTCAPS.

ENTRY FEE INCLUDES A DRINK AT EACH STOP, IMPRINTED COMMEMORATIVE STEEL CUP, BUTTONS, RAFFLE ENTRIES, ACTIVITIES, AND RANDOM SWAG ITEMS.

PLEASE:  MAKE USE OF BANDON INN'S EVENING SHUTTLE OR THE CITY OF BANDON TROLLEY.  BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY, AND THERE’S NO EXCUSE TO DRIVE AFTER DRINKING!

$30 - BUY TICKETS (DAY-OF TICKETS ARE $35)

 

Saturday

12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Gorse Blossom Festival

DAY 2 OF GORSE BLOSSOM FESTIVAL STARTS AT NOON!  GET READY FOR A HUGE DAY OF BREWS, WINES, FOODS, AND GREAT MUSIC! LIVE BANDS WILL PLAY ALL DAY, AND VENDORS ARE READY TO TALK ABOUT THEIR BEER AND WINE! 

MUSIC SATURDAY INCLUDES: BONE MOUNTAIN STRING BAND, THE PORT ORFORD HEADS, AND COOS RHYTHM & BLUES QUINTET.   

TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE HERE - $10 AT THE DOOR 

 

 

8:00PM

Two Shy Tap Takeover at The Arcade Tavern

THE ARCADE TAVERN HOSTS A GREAT PARTY! JOIN THE ARCADE AND TWO SHY BREWING FOR A NIGHT OF FUN AND FANTASTIC BEER. MORE DETAILS TO COME. REMEMBER:  BANDON INN PROVIDES A SHUTTLE FOR YOU, SO THERE'S NO EXCUSE TO DRINK AND DRIVE.  TAKE THE STINKIN' SHUTTLE.

SHOW UP! NO TICKETS NECESSARY.

 

Sunday

11:00AM-4:00PM

Gorse Blossom Festival

11:00 AM START FOR VENDOR BOOTHS! LIVE MUSIC, ACTIVITIES & FOOD FROM LOCAL AND REGIONAL ARTISANS UNTIL 4:00 PM.

MUSIC SUNDAY INCLUDES: GIARDINELLI HOTCLUB, WILD HOG IN THE WOODS.

TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE HERE - $10 AT THE DOOR

Earlier Event: February 14
WINTER WINGS FESTIVAL
Later Event: February 16
CIRCLES IN THE SAND