Hillsboro Hops Ballpark in Hillsboro, Oregon
Nak Won Restaurant. Photo by Doug Frierott
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The Tualatin Valley Explorer

August 2021


People shopping at Washington Square mall and two women in the foreground sitting in chairs with their shopping bags at their feetWashington Square Mall


Whether you want to finish your back-to-school shopping, buy a new wardrobe for your return to in-office work, or stock up on the latest comfy pants and slippers for another season of working from home (or just enjoying time spent at home), plan one last summer getaway and head to Oregon’s Tualatin Valley.
Here are the five reasons to plan a shopping excursion to Tualatin Valley >>>

Group of people paddling giant, 1,000-pound pumpkins at the Lake at Tualatin CommonsWest Coast Giant Pumpkin Regatta


Fall is just around the corner, and we’re excited to give you a preview of the events and festivals that are happening in the coming months. From chalk to corn, apples to pumpkins (with a little bit of Robin Hood), Tualatin Valley is the place to be for fall farm harvest activities and fun for all ages.
Check out these fall events >>>

a plate of tomatoes and pasta at decarli restaurant in downtown Beavertondecarli restaurant in downtown Beaverton


Beaverton Restaurant Week Returns!
Mark your calendars for September 23-October 3, when Beaverton Restaurant Week returns for another year. More than two dozen restaurants will be participating in this downtown event, each offering unique and creative dishes during the week. Learn more >>>

Double the Baseball Fun in Hillsboro This Summer
Don’t miss the last few games of the season! Watch the Hillsboro Hops as well as the Vancouver Canadians team, which has been calling Ron Tonkin their “home” this season. The last regular-season games for both teams take place September 14-19 when they go head to head.  Find tickets >>>

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More to Explore in Tualatin Valley

Spring Adventures

Find a trail to match your interests or create your own Tualatin Valley adventure. Explore the myriad trails that are ready to be explored.

Summer Adventures

Bring your binoculars, scopes and cameras and head out on an Oregon birding and wildlife adventure.

Places to Eat & Drink

Tualatin Valley is part of Oregon's cutting-edge culinary scene.

Places to Stay

Our hotels the ideal home base for an Oregon getaway.

Visitor Information

Plan your Tualatin Valley getaway. Request a complimentary printed Visitor Guide, Quilt Barn Trail Map, Bike Map and Tualatin River Water Trail Map, or view our digital visitor guide.

Tualatin Valley in Oregon