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

There's so much talent this time of year as authors lead a literary festival in Cannon Beach and winemakers pour tastings of Northwest wine creations.