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This is a new event for 2024! 

The Puddle Hopper is a day-long event celebrating Oregon’s April weather, downtown fun, and shopping and eating local. The day includes a hunt for golden umbrellas, decorated downtown storefronts, specials at shops and eateries, and an evening reception at the Territory Restaurant.


Puddle Hopper


Puddle Hopper
April 20, 2024

Check Out the Umbrellas!

Want a sneak peak to see the umbrellas up for auction on April 20th at 6PM at the free Puddle Hopper Party at Terrirtory Restaurant?

Click the button below to see the beautifully decorated umbrellas.

Puddle Hopper Party

Join us for an evening of fun! We will have live music and auction off the umbrellas decorated by local artist. All proceeds benefit the work IDA does to help bring folks to downtown Independence.

6PM at Territory Restaurant

201 Osprey Ln, Independence, OR 97351


Independence's Downtown Businesses have decorated their windows!

Vote for your favorite.

Local Specials at Shops & Eateries

Check out what local business have to offer to celebrate the Puddle Hopper!

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Chicken Cordon Bleu Sandwich and Mango Habanero Wings

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Spend $20 and get a bag of frogs for free!

Free Samples All Day

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10% off at the
Heritage Museum Store

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$13 Meal
Includes - 8" pizza, green salad (green leaf lettuce plus any of the vegetables in the menu) and any drink from the menu.  

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Tissue Paper Flower Making

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10% off storewide

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