Oregon Coast FAVORITE LOCAL EVENTS

The festivals and events of Oregon’s North Coast bring together unique communities that have a passion for their particular niche. What is cause for celebration will tell you a lot about a place.
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Attend one of the many festivals and events throughout the year to get a flavor of Oregon’s North Coast.

TREMENDOUS TALENT

In the spring season, we create unique festivals to celebrate crustaceans, authors, and winemakers at Oregon’s North Coast.

    April26-28
    Astoria Warrenton Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival

    Clatsop County Fair & Expo Center

    A 3-day food and wine celebration centered around crab and seafood that’s held annually in Astoria. With 175 artisans and vendors, this is a bountiful weekend event.

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      May10-12
      Spring Unveiling Arts Festival

      Cannon Beach

      Galleries across Cannon Beach welcome featured artists to attend the festival and unveil their latest works. With paintings, pottery, sculpture across 10 galleries, Cannon Beach lives up to its billing as one of the best art towns in America.

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        May17-19
        Fat Bike Festival

        Cannon Beach

        Enjoy a weekend of Fat Bike events on the shores of Cannon Beach. Join other biking fans in activities like a beach bike ride and bonfire, a self-guided ride at Klootchy Creek Trails, and scavenger hunt.

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          May18
          Downtown Wine Walk

          Downtown Seaside

          Over 20 wineries offer tastings throughout boutiques and galleries in downtown Seaside. Complimentary appetizers, live music, and a prize drawing all add to this evening’s event.

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          SUNSHINE & SAND

          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.

            June8-9
            RIDE THE DIRT WAVE

            Klootchy Creek Trails

            The newest mountain biking trails out on the North Coast – Ride the Dirt Wave is a fun and supportive environment for riding on advanced, intermediate, and beginner routes. This family friendly weekend is made up of rides and races.

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              June21-23
              Scandinavian Midsummer Festival

              Astoria, Oregon

              Celebrating the cultural heritage that transplanted to Oregon’s North Coast, this three-day festival contains beer gardens, Icelandic horses, dancing, music, eating contests, games of Kubb, and Barnefest.

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                August8-11
                Beach Volleyball Tournament

                Seaside, Oregon

                The World’s Largest Amateur Beach Volleyball tournament takes over the shores of Seaside for the weekend. With over 150 courts and 1,500 teams playing, this is pure summer fun.

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                  August23-24
                  Hood to Coast Relay Race

                  Seaside, Oregon

                  Teams of runners tackle the 200-mile long route from Mt. Hood all the way to the Oregon Coast. Seaside celebrates with all the runners, volunteers, and supporters with a beer garden, music, food, and more.

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                  Step Into the Past

                  Oregon’s North Coast is full of history, come in the fall to tour architectural sites, marvel at classic coupes, and hear graveside tales.

                    AUGUST 31
                    HAYDAY!

                    Cannon Beach, Oregon

                    Annual craft beer festival hosted by Public Coast Brewing Co., highlighting 40+ beers made by Oregon breweries from the coast and across the state.

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                      AUG. & Sept31-1
                      Summer’s End Festival

                      Warrenton, Oregon

                      Music, beer & food, shopping, and a disc golf tournament will be held from 11:00am-9:00pm each day. All proceeds from the event go towards restoring the historic Fort Stevens Guardhouse.

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                        September12-15
                        Wheels and Waves

                        Seaside, Oregon

                        Classic annual car show weekend held in downtown Seaside, including a welcome barbecue and a Saturday afternoon cruise.

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                          September13-15
                          Cottage & Garden Tour

                          Cannon Beach, Oregon

                          A wonderful weekend of home tours, wine tastings, and art exhibits in Cannon Beach. Every year visitors enter into vintage homes, historic inns, and architectural wonders in this charming coastal town.

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                            SeptemberTBC
                            Earth & Ocean Arts Festival

                            Cannon Beach, Oregon

                            Returning Sept. 2024, galleries and performance artists showcase on the beach and in local parks with works focusing on the natural world during the Earth & Ocean Arts Festival.

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                              SeptemberTBC
                              Oktoberfest

                              Astoria, Oregon

                              Hosted by Buoy Beer Co. celebrate Oktoberfest with a classic oompa band, German-style food, Festbier, and a series of beer collaborations with Oregon breweries, Foreland, Level and Zoigalhaus.

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                                October13
                                Great Columbia Crossing 10K

                                Astoria, Oregon

                                A chance to run or walk the famed Astoria-Megler Bridge as part of this 10K race. Cross the beautiful Columbia River on a traffic-free bridge with stunning views.

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                                  October27
                                  Talking Tombstones

                                  Astoria, Oregon

                                  Tour the tombstones of former Astorians as they tell their history. The location is revealed 2 weeks prior to October 30. Arrive at 3:00 p.m. as the deceased begin to fade from view as the night draws near.

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                                  Art in All Forms

                                  Winter brings together artists in action, chefs defending titles, and FisherPoets mythologizing their trade.

                                    November1-3
                                    Stormy Weather Arts Festival

                                    Cannon Beach, Oregon

                                    During this weekend, meet artists and discuss their work among a myriad of activities such as art gallery shows, live music around town, spotlight concerts, and a fashion show.

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                                      November9
                                      Downtown Wine Walk

                                      Downtown Seaside

                                      Over 20 Oregon and Washington wineries offer tastings throughout boutiques and galleries in downtown Seaside. Complimentary appetizers, live music, and a prize drawing all add to this evening’s event.

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                                        November11-12
                                        Iron Chef Goes Coastal

                                        Seaside Convention Center

                                        Local chefs battle for the coveted Iron Chef title, and over a dozen local restaurants vie to win the “People’s Choice” competition. And be sure and stop by the dessert competition to satisfy your sweet tooth.

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                                          November-December19-30
                                          Haystack Holidays

                                          Cannon Beach, Oregon

                                          A series of holiday events hosted in Cannon Beach, running from early November through the Christmas season. Highlights include wreath making, concerts, holiday tea, and holiday foods from around the world.

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                                            February1-29
                                            Stout Month

                                            Astoria, Oregon

                                            You’ll find quality craft beer flowing in Astoria and Warrenton any day of the year, but every February, stouts take center stage. A Brewmaster at Fort George created this celebration everyone can get behind.

                                              February23-25
                                              FisherPoets Gathering

                                              Venues across Astoria

                                              Be immersed in the world of storytellers, poets, and songwriters that draw on their work in the commercial fishing industry to create art. A weekend of events across Astoria.

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