#2 Friendliest College Town in America / Top 5 Most Beautiful College Town
Farmers Insurance Group has repeatedly ranked Corvallis very high for being most secure, taking into consideration crime statistics, extreme weather, risk of natural disasters, housing depreciation, foreclosures, air quality, life expectancy and job loss numbers.
Our community values sustainable and environmentally responsible choices, whether it be how we power our university, what we put in our bodies, or how we choose to commute. We are committed to keeping Oregon green and being a leader for other communities to learn from.
Pastega Christmas Light Display
November - January 1
The Pastega Christmas Light Display has been bringing holiday joy to Corvallis for forty years. Every year volunteers donate thousands of hours of work to deck the fairgrounds out in holiday lights and displays, including more than 250 figures and mechanized scenes.
Corvallis Farmers Market
Every Saturday morning, 9am to 1pm, until November 21
This is a great way to spend a Saturday morning! Enjoy live music, occasional street dances, special event booths, plus shop for the best locally produced vegetables, fruits, dairy products, meats and more.
Dam Jam 2020
Dam Jam is an annual music festival put on for students, by students. It's a time when the OSU community can come together to celebrate the end of the year and share in an inclusive experience that's fun for everyone.
OSU Beaver Baseball
February to May
Watch Oregon State, the 2018 national champions, go up to bat against other colleges from around the country!
da Vinci Days
Every Tuesday in April for STEAM, Summer festival in July
da Vinci Days is all about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM), showcasing the creativity of community members, students and staff from local schools, LBCC, and OSU.