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.
Attend one of the many festivals and events throughout the year to get a flavor of Oregon's North Coast.
In the spring season, we create unique festivals to celebrate crustaceans, authors, and winemakers at Oregon's North Coast.
Pouring at the Coast
Breweries from the North Coast and around the region come together to pour a selection of 60+ craft brews for beer fans. With live music & food to share, this annual event has been a crowd-pleaser for years.Find out more
Get Lit at the Beach
This literary festival is a weekend dedicated to meeting authors and hearing them speak about their work. They span genres from young adult, sci-fi, and must-read fiction.Find out more
Astoria Warrenton Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival
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.Find out more
Downtown Wine Walk
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.Find out more
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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.
Sandcastle Weekend is the most popular weekend in Cannon Beach. This Oregon Heritage Tradition event will be virtual this year and span across the entire summer to create a "Summer of Sandcastles."Find out more
Scandinavian Midsummer Festival
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.Find out more
Beach Volleyball Tournament
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.Find out more
Hood to Coast Relay Race
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.Find out more
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.
Wheels and Waves Car Show
A showcase of classic cars all weekend long in downtown Oregon. With the chrome sparkling in the sun and loads of enthusiasts, this is a photo-worthy sight!Find out more
Cottage & Garden Tour
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.Find out more
Lewis and Clark Salt Makers Return
An interactive and free reenactment of the Lewis & Clark saltmaking adventure that took place on the beach of Seaside, Oregon. Sponsored by the Seaside Museum.Find out more
Earth & Ocean Arts Festival
Gallery and performance artists will create and perform on the beaches and in local parks and galleries, all with a focus on our natural world during the first annual Earth & Ocean Arts Festival.Find out more
Pacific Northwest Brew Cup
Billed as the Best Fall Beer Festival in Oregon, sample from up to 40 craft breweries from across the Northwest. Held in downtown Astoria, enjoy the live music, food trucks, and historical town.Find out more
Great Columbia Crossing 10K
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.Find out more
Tour the tombstones of former Astorians as they tell their history. The location is revealed 2 weeks prior to October 27.Find out more
Art in All Forms
Winter brings together artists in action, chefs defending titles, and FisherPoets mythologizing their trade.
Stormy Weather Arts Festival
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.Find out more
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.Find out more
Seaside Artisan Fair
Just in time for the holidays, makers from the North Coast gather at the Seaside Artisan Fair. Explore fine art, crafts, and homemade drinks, and bring home a one-of-a-kind creation.Find out more
Weekly Holiday Events in Downtown Astoria
Meet Santa Claus in the Liberty Theatre Lobby each Saturday between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Plus performances from the Columbia River Symphony, North Coast Symphonic Band, school choirs, plus a sing-a-longFind out more
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.Find out more
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.Find out more