Photos: Oregon Country Fair hosted didgeridoos, libraries and more just outside of Veneta
The road leading into the 46th annual Oregon Country Fair was packed with pedestrians and cars parked bumper-to-bumper. A cyclist rode down Suttle Road in tie-dye t-shirt and a yellow reflective vest. A dad wearing a loin cloth pulled his children, who slept in a canopied Radio Flyer wagon.
Everyone from miles around was magnetically drawn to the fairgrounds outside Veneta, OR. Inside the fair, you’ll find a rich supply of musical entertainment, science education, art installations, and much, much more.
Among the 52,000 participants (OCF’s highest attendance in 15 years) was an abundant array of eccentric clothing styles and combinations: a doctor’s smock and nebulae-patterned leggings, fishnet stockings and detachable butterfly wings, and plenty of other expressive fashion choices, like the man who wore a cardboard sleeve for Mott The Hoople’s 1974 record “The Hoople” over his head.
And although storm clouds often teased a storm, the three days of the country fair remained as bright and sunny as the attendees. Besides, rain is just God’s way of washing hippies.
Check out our photos from this year’s Oregon Country Fair below:
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