In February, we went to see firepits at Winterfest at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds in Redmond, Oregon. You never know what kinds of things the participants of the firepit section will come up with. The firepits used to be on display on park service land along the Deschutes River in Bend.
This one looks like a Viking ship, complete with dragon head and tail.
Here’s a closer look at its head. Look at those teeth!
Flowers and forest firepits
This firepit looked like a round flower, full of flame.
This looked more like a daylily.
This one looked like a big stump covered with bark.
Several of the firepits were more geometric. I really liked this one.
This one looks like an Olympic torch, waiting to be lit.
Some have lots of straight lines and color. I liked the bold blue color of this one.
This one also has straight lines with an interesting sun and moon motif.
This square one has the Harley Davidson logo.
This one looks like it would fit right into a corner.
Some firepits are more rounded. I liked the open framework of this one and the red color.
This one always reminds me of the Seattle Space Needle.
A couple of the pits hung from chains, like this one.
This one was like a large, cooking pot. I liked the flame cutouts on the base.
Odds and Ends
Some don’t fit neatly into any category. This giant anvil reflects the fire-related theme.
There were lots of details on this guitar-shaped firepit. It’s gorgeous!
This one was an octopus engulfing a small boat.
Here’s a closer look at it. This was another one of my favorites.
The last one I’m featuring looks kind of like a tree trunk. When you look a little closer, you’ll glimpse a flamingo peeking out.
Like I said at the beginning of the post, you never know what kind of firepits you’ll see!
See more of my firepit photos from the 2020 festival and the 2016 festival.
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