Events

Explore the outdoors, celebrate the seasons, & make magical memories.

Oxbow holds events throughout the year to connect you to your food, to the land where it’s grown; and to our work and mission.

Upcoming Events

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What to expect

Our events have exclusive activities custom-made with you in mind to provide you with opportunities to explore, create, learn and make magical memories in the great outdoors. 

You can participate in our event-related activities or explore on your own by taking a walk in the farm fields, hiking, and playing along the Snoqualmie Riverbank. 

Immerse yourself in nature, taking a break from the city and connecting, listening & watching life thrive around Oxbow.

Some fan-favorite activities include:

  • Bringing snacks from home and enjoying a picnic with fresh produce from our Farm Stand.
  • Exploring the Living Playground by roaming free in a kid-friendly setting (Climbing a real-life tractor is always fun for the little ones!)
  • Peeking into a Conservation Center, where restoration activities are happening all the time. 
  • Touring a one-of-a-kind PNW Native Plant Nursery.
  • Coming camera-ready and take advantage of our natural photo-ops around the site. 

We are a King County farm located in beautiful Carnation, WA, just 25 miles from Seattle, and we are looking forward to seeing you soon! 

2024 Event Lineup

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2024 Workshops Lineup

Oxbow’s workshops are small-scale and in-depth experiences that explore our connections to our ecosystem and our responsibility to learn and share knowledge with the next generation.

We’re committed to making learning accessible to everyone, offering workshops on a sliding scale with suggested pricing and options for community support.

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Visitor Info & FAQs

We are located at 10819 Carnation-Duvall Rd NE. 

  • Please drive slowly (10 MPH) on all farm roads and watch for other guests. 
  • Follow the signs directing you to the parking area. 
  • Do not drive past the Farm Stand unless you’ve been instructed by Oxbow staff. 

  • Dress for the weather: Bring a hat and wear layers. Sun protection and a water bottle are highly recommended.  
  • Wear appropriate footwear. The fields and public areas have lots of lumps and bumps, so sturdy, closed-toe shoes or boots are recommended.  
  • Credit cards, cash, check, and EBT are accepted for Farm Stand purchases when the Farm Stand is open. 
  • Mud happens! A spare towel or two to put down in your car for the ride home can’t hurt. 
  • Face coverings are required when shopping in the Farm Stand. Thank you for helping keep our community and staff safe. See our full mask guidelines above. 

  • We love animals just as much as you do, but with the exception of registered service animals, dogs and other pets are not permitted on our working organic farm. Pets may NOT be kept in the parking area. Please leave your furry friends at home! 
  • No alcoholic beverages, please. With the exception of special permitted events, alcohol is not allowed on the property. 
  • No cigarettes, e-cigs, or vape pens, please. Smoking of any kind is not allowed on the property. 

Each event is different and unique, we offer curated chef’s meals during some, and sell snacks and meals in our outdoor kitchen during others. When it’s open, you can also shop the Farm Stand for light snacks and beverages.

U-Pick is subject to seasonality and quantity. Please check in at the Farm Stand for availability.

We kindly ask our guests to observe all posted signage indicating which areas are for visitors. If you come across an unmarked area, please, do not enter. 

Do not enter tunnels or harvest anywhere unless invited to by Oxbow staff.