June 12-14
Drawing large crowds to Cannon Beach, the Sandcastle Contest weekend is a beloved tradition for 55 years. Amateurs to experts create large-scale sand sculptures for an incredible display of talent and fun. The weekend includes a 5K run, pancake breakfast, live music, and beach bonfire.
Must-See Events

In the summer, see works of art that disappear overnight, Scandanavian history and celebrations come to life, plus spikes, saves, and serves in a massive sand volleyball competition.