Florence Calendar of Events
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March 28-29
Join the ranks of thousands of volunteers on Saturday, March 28 for SOLVE's Spring Beach Cleanup 2020. This spring, thousands of volunteers will head to the beach on March 28 to help cleanup Oregon's coastline with SOLVE's Spring Beach Cleanup. This is a family-friendly event and SOLVE invites all Oregonians and visitors to participate. Online registration will open in February... [read more]
January 24-27 Winter Music Festival
Showcasing a variety of international touring talents and Pacific Northwest favorites. See the website for the lineup of headline concerts and more information. Florence Events Center, 715 Quince St. [more info]
February 1-2 9th Annual Crab Crack
Enjoy an Oregon Dungeness Crab dinner from 4-7pm and silent auction. Tickets go on sale December 10, advance purchase is required and only 400 tickets will be sold. Previous Crab Cracks have sold out early. All proceeds benefit Florence Food Share.Tickets are available online, by phone or in person at Florence Food Share. Florence Events Center, 715 Quince St. 51.997.9110
February 14-18 23rd Great Backyard Bird Count
Bird watchers of all ages count birds to create a real-time snapshot of where birds are. Participants are asked to count birds for as little as 15 minutes and report their sightings online. Various Locations [more info]
March 21-30 Spring Whale Watch
Visitors come from all over the world to learn about and spot Gray Whales as they migrate north along the Oregon Coast. Oregon State Parks will staff 24 prime watch sites with trained volunteers to help visitors spot whales during this peak time. Various Locations [more info]
March 28-29 SOLVE Spring Oregon Beach Cleanup
Join thousands of volunteers at one of 45 beach cleanup sites on the Oregon Coast. Online registration opens February 2020. Various Locations 971.346.2703 [more info]
April 18 SOLVE it for Earth Day
Join thousands of volunteers 9am-1pm in this statewide cleanup campaign. More information is available online. Various Locations [more info]
May 13-17 Annual Rhododendron Festival
Enjoy the pageantry of the second-longest running floral festival in Oregon. Festivities include Saturday's kids' parade, Sunday's grand floral parade, a flower show at the Florence Events Center with hundreds of our famous rhododendrons, the Davis Shows carnival, classic car shows and cruise, motorcycle shows, 5K run, food and drink, street vendor fair and coronation of Queen Rhododendra and King of the Coast. Various Locations 541.997.3128 [more info]
September 19 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Join thousands of volunteer to clean up coastal beaches and rivers. Various Locations [more info]
December 27-January 1 2021 Winter Whale Watch Week
Look for Gray Whales as they migrate south along the Oregon Coast. Oregon State Parks will staff 24 prime watch sites with trained volunteers to help visitors spot whales. Various Coastal Locations [more info]