Free Bingen Centennial Birthday Bash | Prizes, Food, Dancing, DJ, Time Capsule, Donut Eating Contest & More!

From our sponsors:
Bingen Birthday Bash
April 13, 2024
10AM-7PM | Free | All Ages
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The Society Hotel
210 Cedar Street, Bingen, Washington

The City of Bingen was incorporated on April 18, 1924. The City and the Centennial Committee invite everyone to join us in celebration of our tiny-but-mighty city!

10 a.m. Mayors welcome, free coffee, tea, cocoa. The next event is a donut hole eating competition. Those who sign up will compete in a 2-minute timed contest to eat the most donut holes. The winner will receive a prize.

At 11 a.m. the Daubenspeck park time capsule will be opened.

At Noon the Heroes Chamber at Margie’s Outdoor Store will have its grand opening.

The historic bell at the Gorge Heritage Museum will be run at 1 p.m. Visitors should pick up a passport at The Society Hotel gymnasium and participate in the City Passport walk, free activities happening all over Bingen. Finish out the day at The Society Hotel Gym with Gorge Music spinning music, dancing, prizes, food trucks, and family-friendly fun!

Participating businesses and activities:

  • Aerovel – free swag
  • Antiques and Oddities – Centennial sticker scavenger hunt
  • Bell Design Company – Stamp a map with snacks
  • Beneventi’s Pizza – check us out!
  • Bingen Surf Mill – Check out our build!
  • Carmens Kitchen (at the Society Hotel) – Bingen Birthday silver dollar pancakes
  • Chips Bar and Grill – Photo opportunity
  • City Hall – decorate a Bingen Birthday cookie (Thanks to Hood River Rosauers for donating the cookies!)
  • City Fire Department – 2 minute turnouts
  • Doctor Roscoe’s Holistic Bicycle Repair – Bicycle helmet fitting
  • El Rinconcito Taqueria – Check us out!
  • Gorge Heritage Museum – Come check us out! Scavenger hunt stickers.
  • Margie’s Outdoor Store – Counting Crows activity
  • Mugs Coffee – Check us out!
  • Murphy’s Family Watering Hole – Check us out!
  • NK Studios – Line dance lessons every 30 minutes
  • Pucker Huddle Goods – Check us out!
  • Second Hand Rose – Check us out!
  • Sinclair – Photo opportunity with the birthday dino
  • Summit Embroidery – $10 Centennial shirts
  • Sun Sun – Check us out!
  • Trellis Florals – Take a tulip




  1. Daniel Garrison on April 6, 2024 at 7:57 pm

    Grew up in Bingen. Dad pastored the community for over 21 years.

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