About the Festival
Food & Beverage
Da Vinci Days is beginning a 3-year "gear up" of a reinvented da
Vinci Days. The reinvented da Vinci Days will focus on Science,
Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics
(STEAM) with multiple opportunities to showcase the work
of students and staff from local public and private schools, LBCC,
OSU, as well as community members. Da Vinci Days 2016 will include
multiple activities and events the week of May 16 -
21 and weekend of July 15 - 18.
The May activities and events will be held on the OSU campus and
in downtown Corvallis. For more information, see our page for da Vinci in
July activities and events will begin on Friday evening, July
15, with a keynote address at the Whiteside Theater in downtown
Corvallis. The main festival will be held on Saturday, July 16, at
the Benton County Fairgrounds, including Day 1 of the
ever-popular Graand Kinetic Challenge (pageantry, road race, and
sand dune), along with many exhibits from OSU and LBCC students and
staff, and from community members at large. Sunday, July 17, will
feature Day 2 of the Graand Kinetic Challenge: the mud bog and
river race, culminating in the GKC awards cermony back at the
Science! Technology! Art! Music! Food! Come enjoy the fun!
For more information, see our page for da Vinci in
Corvallis's own community festival
Corvallis is a community of volunteers and active citizens, and
da Vinci Days is one way that we celebrate our passion for
creativity and innovation.
Founded in 1989, the festival continues to excite and engage
people of all ages. Inspired by the left brain meets right brain
genius of Leonardo, da Vinci Days is a canvas for you to create
your own weekend of creativity and exploration.
Da Vinci Days exists to showcase our community of artists,
engineers, teachers, and visionaries in a weekend of wonder and