"Come experience the legendary
Pendleton Round-Up Rodeo! ... Come watch a
Pendleton Woolen Mills blanket being made! ...
Come say hello to 'iconic' Hamley's ... Come tour the 'rowdy-past' Underground! ... Come have coffee at the Rainbow! ... Come stroll the River Walk! ... Come feel genuine western
Pendleton takes pride in
its historic downtown business district first
platted in 1868 with its Commercial Association being formed in 1893.
Many establishments boast a 100-year history
here. Locals have their favorite dining spots, but visitors find it
difficult to choose. Pendleton is, and always has been, a culturally rich community with avenues for the humanities
overflowing with a diverse collection of artwork, musical groups, performing
arts troupes, extensive museums and historical sites. Farming and ranching
around Pendleton is a proud tradition with many 'Century
Farms' dotting the countryside.
The 'iconic' Pendleton Woolen
Mills and the 'world-famous' Pendleton
Round-Up have celebrated their centennials. The Bishop Family located
their original woolen mill in Pendleton taking the company name from the
town. In 1910, the first Pendleton Round-Up, a rodeo beyond
compare was 'a frontier exhibition of pictureque pastimes,
Indian and military spectacles, cowboy racing and bronco busting for the
championship of the Northwest'. A century later it is the most
traditional, largest outdoor rodeo in the
The Native American Indians of the Umatilla, Walla Walla & Cayuse Tribes have lived
in the Pendleton area for thousands of years. They greeted the Lewis & Clark Expedition, traded with trappers, and
helped emigrants along the Oregon Trail. Their
spirit of hospitality continues, as do their colorful pagentry and meaningful
traditions. This history of the Tribes is shown during the week of the
Round-Up during the performance of the Happy Canyon
Night Pageant. Also occurring during the week are Native American
dancing contests, and Native American beauty contests
to fill up a Round-Up week of fun, adventure and
Roads2PendletonTour Adventure at this time.
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Adventure available the 2nd week of September each
and every year.
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