Attend one of the many festivals and events throughout the year to get a flavor of Oregon's North Coast.
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In the spring season, we create unique festivals to celebrate crustaceans, authors, and winemakers at Oregon's North Coast.

Astoria Warrenton Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival

April 28 - 30, 2023 | | 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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Downtown Wine Walk

May 20, 2023 | | 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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Fat Bike Festival

May 12 - 14, 2023 | | 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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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 Contest

June 10 - 10, 2023 | | Cannon Beach, Oregon

Sandcastle Weekend is the most popular weekend in Cannon Beach. This Oregon Heritage Tradition event is planning the return to an "in person" event for 2022. This is pending as permits start issuing in January

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Scandinavian Midsummer Festival

June 16 - 18, 2023 | | 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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Beach Volleyball Tournament

August 10 - 13, 2023 | | 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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Hood to Coast Relay Race

August 25 - 26, 2023 | | 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.

Summer's End Festival

September 2 - 3, 2023 | |

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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Cottage & Garden Tour

September 9 - 11, 2022 | | 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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Wheels and Waves

September 16 - 18, 2022 | | Seaside, Oregon

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

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Earth & Ocean Arts Festival

September 17 - 19, 2021 | | Cannon Beach, Oregon

Returning Sept. 2023. Gallery and performance artists showcase 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.

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September 24 - 25, 2022 | | 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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Great Columbia Crossing 10K

October 9, 2022 | | 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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Talking Tombstones

October 30, 2022 | | 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.

Stormy Weather Arts Festival

November 4 - 6, 2022 | | 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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Iron Chef Goes Coastal

November 8, 2022 | | 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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Downtown Wine Walk

November 12, 2022 | | 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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Haystack Holidays

November 19 - December 30, 2022 | | 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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Stout Month

February 1 - 28, 2023 | | 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.

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FisherPoets Gathering

February 24 - 26, 2023 | | 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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