Carlton Crush Puts the Focus, and the Feet, on Oregon Wine
‘Carlton Crush Harvest Festival has become one of the signature wine events in the north Willamette Valley. The 2022 Crush is scheduled for September 10th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and features an array of exciting activities for young and old.
‘Watch as teams stomp on grapes, or sign up if you’re adventurous! The winning team will receive special prizes. The Carlton Business Association (CBA) sponsors the Grape Stomp Competition with teams of four people each. “Grapes are stomped in bare feet, in a half-barrel, with each team member stomping for one minute apiece.” Visit Carlton Crush on the web and follow it on Facebook for updated posts.
‘Visitors and town folk not stomping can visit the Artists’ Market, listen to live music and enjoy food from Main Street restaurants or vendor booths. All events are held in the Upper Park or downtown Carlton.
2022 CRUSH HARVEST FESTIVAL SCHEDULE
Many Selections of Local Wines & Craft Beer
Festival Food Options & On Main Street in Downtown Carlton Artist’s Market Booths: Art, Crafts, & Specialty Products
11:00 AM Sign-Up: Kids’ Grape Stomp Competition (Ages 6-12)
Artists’ Market, Food & Beverage Vendors – Open for Business
11:15 AM Kids’s Grape Stomp Competition
12:00 PM Team Grape Stomp Competition – Initial Heats
Dunk tank is open
2: 15 PM Team Grape Stomp Competition – SEMI-FINALS
2:45 pm Team Grape Stomp Competition – GRAND FINALE
3:00 PM Live Music – TBA
5:00 PM Festival Closes
Event proceeds benefit local Yamhill-Carlton area charities and causes.
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