On behalf of the Lebanon Strawberry Festival Board of Directors, thank you to all veterans, active military, and first responders. The Strawberry Festival would like to thank you for your hard work and dedication to protecting our community and nation.
Please come out to the Lebanon Strawberry Festival on Thursday from 4-10pm to enjoy the following:
- All veterans, active military, and first responders get free admission to the festival on this day by showing military ID or badge.
- Rainier Amusements is offering each Hero a chance to enjoy the rides with their family at a discount. Heroes who pre-purchase their wristband online will just need to show their ID for a second wristband at no charge.
- The first 100 Heroes that check-in to the information booth will receive a FREE Appreciation Bag full of items donated by local families/businesses as well as coupons and a few special gifts! Be sure to check out the contents of the bag before leaving the festival.
-View invited resources and guests including the American Legion, Southwest Honor Flight, and the Office of Veterans Affairs.
-Wall of Honor display. All are encouraged to visit this interactive, educational and healing exhibit set up by Vets Helping Vets.
-Photo booth presented by Krake Home Sales with 'Wings of Honor' photo backdrop painted by local artist, Jesse Clayton.
-At 5:00pm there will be an awards ceremony to honor veterans from the Oregon Veterans Home and first responders from the Lebanon Fire Dept., Lebanon Police Dept., Linn County Sheriff's Office, and Pacific Power and Consumers Power Linemen who have gone above and beyond in their duties (check "Schedule of Events" for more details).
We hope that you will join us in celebrating these men & women that are making a difference in our community.
The evening’s musical entertainment will follow the ceremony.
Please come to the Festival on Thursday and enjoy the day as our thank you for your continued service!