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Silverton Christmas Market Named 2023 Festival of the Year by Oregon Festivals and Events Association

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The Silverton Christmas Market is thrilled to announce its latest accolade: winning the prestigious Oregon Festival and Events Association’s 2023 Festival of the Year Ovation! Award.

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Brighten the season with Oregon's top lighting displays: Holiday Events Guide 2023

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The Silverton Christmas Market is much more than a market: with an expansive light display, snowless tubing hill, fire pit, music and Biergarten, it’s a full-on holiday extravaganza. Hosted at the Oregon Garden Resort, the event is a major draw for families around the region.

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Top holiday markets in the US according to Yelp

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year and no holiday is complete without a visit to your local holiday market to shop for the perfect gifts for your loved ones. You’ll also find special foods, drinks, festivities and a magical time. Grab a hot cocoa and wander through the rows or pick up a new ornament to deck out your tree. A visit to one of these holiday markets is sure to be filled with holiday cheer.

Whether you’re looking for a fun and festive moment or you’re on the hunt for a candle for your new flame, here are the top holiday markets that will take the stress out of shopping.

The Cambria Christmas Market is ranked number five on the list of top holiday markets in the US according to Yelp.

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100 Days until the Silverton Christmas Market: A spectacular holiday event awaits!

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The countdown to the most magical time of the year has officially begun! With only 100 days left until the highly anticipated Silverton Christmas Market, the enchanting holiday extravaganza is gearing up to delight visitors with an unforgettable Christmas wonderland experience. Tickets and hotel overnight packages, which include tickets and parking passes, are now on sale for the awe-inspiring, annual Silverton Christmas Market.

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Christmas in July: Ticket sales open early for 2023 Cambria Christmas Market

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Ashton McIntyre of KSBY features the must-visit Cambria Christmas Market. Tickets and overnight packages are on sale and expected to sell out. The market is a holiday event for all ages to walk through a path packed with more than two million lights. The event also offers a train ride, a picture with Santa, and live music.

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2023 Tripadvisor Travelers' Choice Award

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Cambria Pines Lodge and the Sea Otter Inn want to extend a thank you to their guests and look forward to continuing to provide great service and memorable experiences. Being awarded the Tripadvisor Traveler’s Choice Award is an honor as it is only given to the top 10% of hotels worldwide. The Travelers' Choice Awards are a testament to Moonstone Hotel Properties' relentless pursuit of excellence in the hospitality industry.

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2023 Tripadvisor Travelers' Choice Award

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Nestled in the mid-Willamette Valley, the Oregon Garden Resort is located in historic Silverton and is honored to receive Tripadvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Award for 2023. The Travelers’ Choice Award celebrates hotels that consistently deliver fantastic experiences to travelers around the globe. Winners like the Oregon Garden Resort earned positive traveler reviews and ratings over the past year.

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This Small California Town Is One of the Most Beautiful Coastal Destinations in the State

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Travel + Leisure journalist Stacey Leasca recognizes Cambria as a top California coastal destination. With its proximity to Moonstone Beach and amenities like onsite gardens and dining options, Cambria Pines Lodge is recognized in the list of Best Places to Stay in Cambria.

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Silverton Christmas Market Continues Festivities into the New Year

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The Silverton Christmas Market, located on the grounds of the Oregon Garden Resort, is spreading Christmas cheer with its beautiful light displays through January 8. Guests have the opportunity to enjoy the full Silverton Christmas Market until January 1 or for quieter nights without the crowds, guests can enjoy Lights at the Oregon Garden Resort from January 2 - 8.

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Cambria Christmas Market Closes for Season, Enjoy Lights into the New Year

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The Cambria Christmas Market, located on the grounds of the Cambria Pines Lodge, officially closed for the season on December 23, but guests have the opportunity to continue the festivities into the New Year with quieter lights-only nights during Lights at Cambria Pines Lodge, now - January 15. 

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9 Holiday Events In California’s Central Coast Wine Country, Plus Gifts To Buy While You’re There

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Travel Awaits recognizes the Cambria Christmas Market at the Cambria Pines Lodge as a top place to get in the holiday spirit and shop with local businesses in the artisan vendor market. 

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100 Days Until Cambria Christmas Market Returns - Bigger, Better

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With only 100 days until the Cambria Christmas Market officially opens, returning to its pre-pandemic grandeur, tickets and hotel packages are selling fast! The vendor market and train ride return this year after a multi-year hiatus, and new interactive light displays will be added to the 2+ million lights - making 2022 the event’s largest year yet. This joyous holiday experience is perfect for all ages - walk through an immersive path packed with more than two million lights, take a train ride, snap a picture with Santa, enjoy live music and a local beer in the Biergarten, taste international cuisine and drink (including gluhwein) and shop for handmade gifts and imported German goods at the authentic German Christmas market booths. 

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Silverton Christmas Market Returns for 2022 Season

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It’s Christmas in July and hotel overnight packages, which include tickets and parking passes, are now on sale for the awe-inspiring, annual Silverton Christmas Market. The event returns this winter with more lights (1+ million lights), a longer walking path, a larger vendor market, and more on the grounds of the Oregon Garden Resort, starting Friday, November 25th and running through January 1st (closed Dec. 24 & 25).

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Cider Flights & Dinner

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The Oregon Garden Resort in Silverton has partnered with Bauman's Cider Co. to bring you Cider Flights & Dinner - a delicious, four-course pairing dinner hosted at the Resort on July 15th! Enjoy an evening filled with fun, food and cider from Bauman's Cider Co. at 6p.m. Each ticket includes four, 4oz cider tastings, a delicious four-course dinner expertly paired, and one full pour of your favorite cider.

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TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Award

Nestled in the mid-Willamette Valley, the Oregon Garden Resort is located in historic Silverton and is honored to receive TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Award for 2022. The Travelers’ Choice Award celebrates hotels that consistently deliver fantastic experiences to travelers around the globe. Winners like the Oregon Garden Resort earned positive traveler reviews and ratings over the past year.

Summer Sessions at The Shed Tickets

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The Oregon Garden Resort is excited to announce that concert-only tickets are now on sale for their returning concert series - Summer Sessions at The Shed!! The Resort is proud to partner with the Silver Falls School District, and will donate a portion of every concert ticket sold to help further the education of students. Enjoy a fun evening dancing or lounging on the lawn of the Wedding Garden while taking in tunes from The Shed Stage, and sipping on cider tastings from Bauman’s Cider Company, spirits tastings from Abiqua Spirit Distillery, and treats available from Beloved Cheesecakes.

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Mother's Day at the Oregon Garden Resort

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Mother’s Day is just around the corner - surprise a mom in your life with a delicious brunch at the Oregon Garden Resort, a gift certificate to the Moonstone Spa, or a girlfriend’s getaway complete with spa treatments, dinner, wine and breakfast.

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Summer Sessions at The Shed 2022

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The Oregon Garden Resort is excited to announce the lineup for their annual outdoor concert series - Summer Sessions at The Shed - which benefits the Silver Falls School District! Once a month, May through September, enjoy a fun evening dancing or lounging on the lawn of the Wedding Garden while taking in tunes from The Shed Stage, with local drinks and food.

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The Charming Sea Otter Inn Receives Renovations

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One of Cambria’s most popular lodging destinations, the Sea Otter Inn, is thrilled to announce they’ve finished beautiful renovations to welcome new and returning guests to one of California’s last, largely undiscovered beach towns.

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Treat Your Sweetheart to a Romantic Getaway!

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Want to plan a romantic escape to enjoy with your partner in February? The Oregon Garden Resort in Silverton has a number of options for sweethearts this upcoming Valentine’s Day. With romantic overnight packages that include dinner, wine, spa specials, and more, this garden-themed hotel is the ideal place to celebrate love.

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Romantic Getaways, Delicious Dinners and Floral Arrangements for Sweethearts this Valentine’s Day

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The Cambria Pines Lodge, Sea Otter Inn and Cambria Nursery & Florist in Cambria have a number of options for sweethearts this Valentine’s Day! With perfect overnight packages, romantic dinners and flower arrangement options, these garden-themed properties are the ideal places to celebrate love along the California Coast.

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Awarded Best Hotel Breakfast in California

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Nestled amid the magical landscape of Cambria, California, Cambria Pines Lodge, a family-owned hotel, is honored to be awarded Best Hotel Breakfast in California by a British website. The award was given based on the consistently fantastic reviews travelers left mentioning their breakfast on TripAdvisor. Cambria Pines Lodge earned more than two thousand positive traveler reviews regarding their breakfast selection.

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Silverton Christmas Market Gives Back

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The iconic Silverton Christmas Market, presented by Power Kia, located on the grounds of the Oregon Garden Resort, is proud to share more details about their philanthropic season with nearly 60,000 people visiting between late November and early January!

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Cambria Christmas Market Gives Back

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Holiday spirit is alive on the Central California Coast in Cambria! The iconic Cambria Christmas Market, located on the grounds of Cambria Pines Lodge, has donated about a thousand feet of light strands to local businesses in town. With the cost of Christmas lights skyrocketing and lights in short supply, the Cambria Christmas Market is happy to donate Christmas lights to help small businesses get in the holiday spirit. Christmas lights, on average, cost about $2 per foot so the Market has donated about $2,000 of lights this season for more than 8 different businesses in the East Village.

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Silverton Christmas Market Unveils Hand Painted Mural

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The Silverton Christmas Market, presented by Power Kia, at the Oregon Garden Resort plans to unveil their new Christmas mural on the opening day of the event, Nov 26th! The magical mural highlights both Silverton’s history and German Christmas Market traditions. Designed by local muralist Lori Rodrigues, the mural pays homage to Bobbie the Wonder Dog, the Wolf Building and the covered footbridge in town. The Silverton Christmas Market mural also hopes to become part of the Silverton Mural tour.

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Silverton Christmas Market Returns!

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Get tickets and hotel packages now for the awe-inspiring, annual Christmas light display and market at the Oregon Garden Resort, November 26 - January 9! Now named the Silverton Christmas Market, this annual event offers a joyous and magical holiday experience for all ages - walk through an immersive path packed with more than a million lights, cruise down the snowless tubing hill, take your picture with Santa or Frosty, enjoy live music and a local brew in the Biergarten, taste international cuisine and drink (including gluhwein) and shop for handmade gifts and imported German goods at the authentic German market! 

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Summertime Fun at CNF

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Cambria Nursery and Florist is bringing back their popular workshops and events this summer! Whether you are new to gardening or an expert, these classes are a great place to learn new skills. The Nursery has two great events coming up that both offer zen-like experiences.

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Cambria Christmas Market returns for the 2021 season

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The biggest holiday celebration on the Central California Coast, the Cambria Christmas Market, is returning this winter starting Friday, Nov. 26. This joyous event takes place annually at Cambria Pines lodge and Cambria Nursery and Florist featuring 2 million twinkling Christmas lights, complete with themed vignettes, visits from Santa, cozy fire pits, delicious food and drink and an authentic German Christmas Market.

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Summer Sessions at The Shed

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The Oregon Garden Resort is excited to introduce a new concert series - Summer Sessions at The Shed! Enjoy a fun evening dancing or lounging on the lawn of the Wedding Garden while taking in tunes from The Shed Stage - a newly renovated garden shed. A delicious dinner is included and guests will be able to purchase alcoholic beverages.

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24 Hours In Cambria, Central California’s Underrated Coastal Gem

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Cambria is a charming seaside town located in the central coast of California in San Luis Obispo County. It’s an artsy town known for its coastal landscape that combines both the ocean and weathered pine forests. Ideal for a relaxing getaway, it’s a unique place with tons of gorgeous, rugged scenery; places to appreciate nature; cycling and hiking trails; art galleries; boutique and antique shopping; and great spots to indulge and imbibe. If you feel like extending your stay, check in at Cambria Pines Lodge, which is a relaxing coastal retreat nestled in the hills of Cambia. Minutes from Moonstone Beach and the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve, it also offers 25 acres of grounds, lush gardens to explore and an organic kitchen garden. Cambria Pines Lodge Restaurant also offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner with a range of dishes featuring steak, seafood, and pasta made with organic, hand-picked herbs and produce from their culinary. They also have on property the rustic Fireside Lounge which features nightly entertainment.

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TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Award

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Nestled in the mid-Willamette Valley, the Oregon Garden Resort is located in historic Silverton and is honored to receive TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Award for 2021. The Travelers’ Choice Award celebrates hotels that consistently deliver fantastic experiences to travelers around the globe. Winners like the Oregon Garden Resort earned positive traveler reviews and ratings over the past year.

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TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Award

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Nestled amid the magical landscape of Cambria, California, Cambria Pines Lodge is honored to be awarded TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice award for 2021. The Travelers’ Choice Award celebrates hotels that consistently deliver fantastic experiences to travelers around the globe. Winners like Cambria Pines Lodge earned positive traveler reviews and ratings over the past year.

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