Veneta is located in Lane County
, between Eugene
and the coast along Highway 126
. Veneta represents the end of the Willamette Valley
and the start of the Coast Range Mountains
The town was named after Veneta Hunter, daughter of the town's founder.
Veneta is part of the Eugene-Springfield, Oregon metro area.
Veneta is a community in an appealing rural recreational setting. Its close proximity to Eugene,Springfield and Fern Ridge Lake makes it an ideal place to reside. Veneta provides a residential center, retail sectors, as well as a light industrial employment base for the entire Fern Ridge area.
The Oregon Country Fair in July is a popular venue for the free spirit.
Public Libraries Fern Ridge Library |
RV campgrounds and dealers Fern Ridge Shores Campground |
Sports and Sporting Events Magnum Adventures |
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07/05 Coming to The area
Mt. Pisgah Arboretum Wildflower and Music Festival Eugene OR May19 A day of wildflowers, music, food, crafts, and microscopes!
Rhododendron Days Florence OR May17-19 The annual celebration of the blooming of rhododendrons along the central Oregon Coast.
Bohemia Mining Days Cottage Grove OR July18-21 Prospectors' breakfast, miners' parade, food booths, gold panning, a pow wow, carnival, kiddie parade, street dance, and more.
The Oregon Jamboree Sweet Home OR August2-4 Located in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, the the Oregon Jamboree has 2 stages, 22 shows, 1 sweet weekend.