Galloping into the Past
By Katherine Smith
Gallop in to the past for the 58th annual Bohemia Mining Days Festival! Animals like horses, oxen and mules played crucial roles during the early mining days. From transporting meat and food for miners to carrying precious gold and
Did you know BMD has THREE parades during the festival for all ages to enjoy? See details below on how to get involved.
If you'd like to have your business or organization be a part of Bohemia Mining Days, or if perhaps you'd like to just throw us a few bucks to help out, then we've got some options for you!
The 2017 Bohemia Mining Days in Cottage Grove is just around the corner and this year will be bigger and better than ever when it gathers for the 58th annual festival celebrating Cottage’s Groves colorful history of mining, logging and old time local music July 13-16.
The carnival rides are in Bohemia Park, which provides a convenient bridge between Coiner Park and downtown Cottage Grove. There is parking on South 10th Street and in the park's parking lot.
Bohemia Mining Days needs volunteers to keep the festival running, and keep it free! If you would like to join in the fun, contact us for more information.
There are bands for every taste at Bohemia Mining Days. Check the schedule to see what's new.
BMD coming this July 13-16 2017! So get ready for fun! To learn about what we did last year, peruse our Event Schedule. We are always updating the website, so check back often for additions & changes. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our Festival Coordinator (Cindy Weeldreyer) at (541) 942-5064. See you soon!
The 2017 theme of our 58-year-old community festival is “Galloping Into The Past” and focuses on how horses played a major role in the history of Cottage Grove area Gold Mines and other major events.
Bohemia Mining Days has always had people dressed up in period costumes. Now, we are developing programs and entertainment to help bring our mining heritage to life!
Calling all the good people of Cottage Grove! It's time to pick your side in the Sixth Annual Slabtown vs Lemati Feud during the 2017 Bohemia Mining Days Festival, July 13th-16th. This year's theme "Galloping Into The Past", which focuses on horses played a major role in the history of Cottage Grove area Gold Mines and other major events. Pick a side and join in the fun! We've got a wide assortment of contests for all ages.
We've got more than 80 vendors coming to the Festival this year. Find an assortment of unique arts and crafts.
Sponsored by Pacific Power and Bohemia Sunrisers Kiwanis Club of Cottage Grove
As BMD events continue to expand beyond Coiner Park with a stronger focus on cultural heritage, we have added a (track-less) train Friday through Saturday to serve as a people mover between the festival’s key venues. It is also a fun way to play the new popular BMD Historical Treasure Hunt.