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.


Pouring at the Coast

March 10 - 13, 2022 | | Seaside, Oregon

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.

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Get Lit at the Beach

April 11 - 13, 2022 | | Venues across Cannon 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.

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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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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 5 - September 6, 2021 | | Cannon Beach, Oregon

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."

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Scandinavian Midsummer Festival

June 18 - 20, 2021 | | 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 12 - 15, 2021 | | 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 27 - 28, 2021 | | 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.

Wheels and Waves Car Show

September 10 - 13, 2020 | | Seaside, Oregon

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!

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Cottage & Garden Tour

September 1 - 30, 2021 | | 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 15 - 30, 2020 | | 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 10, 2021 | | 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, 2021 | | 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 | | 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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