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 22 - 24, 2022 | | 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 14, 2022 | | 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 20 - 22, 2022 | | 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.

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Sandcastle Contest

June 11 - 11, 2022 | | 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 17 - 19, 2022 | | 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 11 - 14, 2022 | | 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 26 - 27, 2022 | | 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.
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First Annual Summer's End Festival

September 3 - 4, 2022 | |

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 1 - 30, 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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Lewis and Clark Salt Makers Return

September 11 - 12, 2021 | | Seaside, Oregon

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.

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Earth & Ocean Arts Festival

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

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.

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Pacific Northwest Brew Cup

September 24 - 25, 2022 | | Astoria, Oregon

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.

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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 31, 2022 | | Astoria, Oregon

Tour the tombstones of former Astorians as they tell their history. The location is revealed 2 weeks prior to October 27.

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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 5 - 7, 2021 | | 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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Haystack Holidays

November 27 - December 26, 2021 | | 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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Seaside Artisan Fair

November 26 - 27, 2021 | | Seaside, Oregon

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.

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Weekly Holiday Events in Downtown Astoria

November 26 - December 26, 2021 | | Astoria, Oregon

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-long

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Stout Month

February 1 - 28, 2022 | | 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 25 - 28, 2022 | | Virtual Gathering in 2022

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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