IF YOU GO:
879 W. Main St.
Silverton, Oregon 97381
Phone (503) 874-8100
Free for kids under 4. Admission is $6 per adult most evenings from 4:00 to 9:00 pm and $10 each on December 10-13 (includes photos with live reindeer).
Food and drinks cost extra, however, each paid admission receives five $1 vouchers to be used at vendor booths in the market (excluding Oregon Garden food and beverage booths). Vouchers may be used one per booth, per purchase, per person. Ice skating ticket prices are in addition to admission fees— $12 to skate, $5 skate rental or bring your own skates. Check website for day and evening skate times.
If you get there early enough and find a spot, parking in the Oregon Garden lot is $5, or park off-site and take a free shuttle. Each off-site parking lot has a suggested donation of $3; proceeds go to local nonprofit organizations.
In addition to writing about her travels, Denise Seith is also a treasure hunter and loves a good latté. She and her husband own an online gold prospecting and metal detecting equipment store found at GoldRushTradingPost.com