November 25, 2022

Your 2022 guide to holiday events and activities in Salem

Visit the Oregon Garden Resort for a light display and German Christmas Market market. The market has Santa, live music, Biergarten, and a snowless tubing hill. The market runs from Nov. 25 through Jan. 1, between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. The Oregon Garden Resort is at 895 W. Main St., Silverton, and admission ranges from $15 to $18. 

November 24, 2022

Lights, camera, Santa: Festive holiday celebrations in Salem, Keizer, Silverton

From Nov. 25 to Jan. 1, more than one million lights glow at the Oregon Garden Resort in Silverton.

The Silverton Christmas Market also will feature vendors, Santa and live music. The lights will remain up from Jan. 2-8 after the Christmas market has closed.

November 23, 2022

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At Silverton Christmas Market you’ll find more than one million lights. Walk along the paths at Oregon Garden Resort and you’ll also find a biergarten, a snowless tubing hill, and an authentic German market filled with artisan vendors.  

November 8, 2022

Experience Holiday Magic at the Silverton Christmas Market This Year

Stunning Christmas light displays, good food, time well spent with family and friends, and a little bit of holiday magic are waiting for you at the Silverton Christmas Market in Silverton Oregon.  If you’re not able to make it to the North Pole this year, this is the next best option; the perfect way to kick off the 2022 holiday season with your family. To say we’re excited is an understatement! This year promises to be better than ever before.

November 8, 2022

Silverton Christmas Market returns with more lights, German traditions

The upcoming Silverton Christmas Market aims to draw guests into a world of German traditions, yet the event oozes local pride down a pathway of light displays and community-produced crafts, food and fun.

November 8, 2022

Festive light displays that will brighten Oregon’s 2022 holiday season

Silverton Christmas Market will bring all the same holiday festivities back to the Oregon Garden Resort in Silverton, including display of one million lights, German Christmas market, visits with Santa, and a snowless tubing hill. The event benefits local nonprofit organizations.

October 26, 2022

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Just under an hour from Portland is the Oregon Garden Resort, a place that comes to life each year for Silverton’s annual Christmas market. Booking a room provides easy access to the market where guests can enjoy the one million lights that ornament the resort’s paths while shopping for gifts from artisan vendors—hand-thrown pottery, cashmere scarves, beard oil infused with local ingredients, and more––or cozying up with a hot drink by a wood-burning fire pit. The resort offers a special overnight package, which includes entry to the market. 


December 22, 2021

Silverton Christmas Market staying open beyond the holidays

The Silverton Christmas Market at the Oregon Garden Resort will keep its holiday lights on through Sunday, Jan. 9.

The annual event first opened for the season the weekend after Thanksgiving and the only nights it won’t be open between now and Jan. 9 is Christmas Eve and Christmas.

This year’s event has more than one million lights set up along pathways that wind through the resort’s property.

December 21, 2021

Rockin’ around the Northwest: Holiday activities to do in Portland and beyond

‘Twas the week before Christmas and all through the Northwest, families were readying their homes and preparing to entertain guests.

Silverton Christmas Market – For anyone looking to do more shopping and holiday activities after Christmas, the Silverton Christmas Market might be the place to go. The market runs through Jan. 9, giving visitors time to head there after the holiday chaos dies down. The market features more than 1 million lights at the Oregon Garden Resort, gifts from vendors and a snowless tubing hill. 

December 13, 2021

Silverton Christmas Market lights up the Oregon Garden Resort

The Oregon Garden is no longer hosting its extravagant holiday display, but the Christmas in the Garden lights have moved next door, to the Oregon Garden Resort, for a renamed event called the Silverton Christmas Market.

The nightly Christmas market in Silverton includes a heated and covered beer garden, food and craft vendors and pictures with Santa. But the big draw is the lighted walking paths featuring more than a million Christmas lights.