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We Need Volunteers!

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.

2016 Bohemia Mining Days

BMD coming this July 14-17! 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) 942-5064See you soon!

The 2016 theme of our 57-year-old community festival is “All that glitters is not gold” and focuses on the unique story of how electricity came to Cottage Grove via a Bohemia mine engineer and the 1893 Chicago World's Fair.

Carnival at Bohemia Park

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.

All-Day Ride Bracelets are at Bi-Mart for only $22 through the 13th ($5 savings!)

Grand Miners Parade

Join the fun! Fill out a parade form today!

The Grand Miners Parade is a tradition stretching back over 50 years in Cottage Grove. This year we are combining it with the Bloomers Parade, so bring your Bloomers!

The Feud Continues!

Calling all the good people of Cottage Grove! It's time to pick your side in the Fifth Annual Slabtown vs Lemati Feud during the 2016 Bohemia Mining Days Festival, July 14-17. This year's theme, All that Glitters... is not Gold, Focuses on the unique story of how electricity came to Cottage Grove via a Bohemia mine engineer and the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair.. Pick a side and join in the fun! We've got a wide assortment of contests for all ages.

BMD Express Train

As the BMD events continue to expand beyond Coiner Park with a stronger focus on cultural heritage, we have added a rubber-tire train on Friday afternoon and Saturday to serve as a people mover between the festival’s key venues: Bohemia City in Coiner Park, the Carnival in Bohemia Park and All America City Square on the corner of Seventh and Main in the Historic Downtown District.

Living History

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!

Kiddie Parade

Come see your kids marching in the Kiddie Parade! The parade begins and ends on Friday morning at the CG Community Center with a route through the downtown area.

Become a Sponsor

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!


Cottage Grove, Oregon // Coiner & Bohemia Parks

FESTIVAL IS JULY 14-17, 2016!