Cannon Beach Calendar of Events
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March 12-16
You don't have to decide between a beach getaway and a visit to Northwest wine country, the Savor Cannon Beach Wine & Culinary Festival combines the best of both, March 12-15. Over four days, March 12-15, Savor Cannon Beach Wine & Culinary Festival offers a series of unique wine tasting experiences in the picturesque Oregon coastal town of Cannon Beach... [read more]
January 31-February 23 Live Theater: A Bench in the Sun
Comedy play by Ron Clark. Coaster Theater Playhouse, 108 N. Hemlock St. [more info]
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 11-16 Savor Cannon Beach
Festival events showcase the bounty of Northwest wine and cuisine while Cannon Beach restaurants, galleries and shops add a weekend full of tastings, special dinners and cultural activities. Tickets available November 1. Various Locations [more info]
March 13-April 19 Live Theater: Play On
Comedy by playwright Rick Abbott. Coaster Theater Playhouse, 108 N. Hemlock St. [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 3-5 Get Lit at the Beach
A literary festival brings together authors and readers to celebrate the mutual love of books and reading. Various Locations [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]
April 24-27 Fat Bike Festival
Enjoy a weekend of planned activities and riding on the beach. Various Locations [more info]
May 1-4 20th Annual Spring Unveiling Arts Festival
Galleries host guest artists with receptions and demonstrations. Festival goers get a first look and new works created for the festival. Various Locations [more info]
May 8-31 Live Theater: Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks
Comedy play by American playwright Richard Alfieri. Coaster Theater Playhouse, 108 N. Hemlock St. [more info]
May 15-18 North Coast Culinary Fest
Experience the ultimate in coastal culinary arts, a celebration of James Beard in Cannon Beach. Various Locations [more info]
June 13-14 56th Annual Sandcastle Contest
One of Oregon's most historic events, this sand sculpting contest attracts thousands on onlookers to watch professionals, amateurs and family teams build remarkable creations in the sand. On the Beach [more info]
June 19-September 6 Live Theater: Monty Python's Spamalot
A Monty Python musical comedy production. Coaster Theater Playhouse, 108 N. Hemlock St. [more info]
July 4-7 Annual Used Book Sale
Three days of great bargains from 10am-5pm.Choose from thousands of books exploring most genres. Cannon Beach Library 503.436.1391 [more info]
July 20-September 7 Live Theater: Guilty Conscience
Thriller drama by playwrights William Link and Richard L. Levinson. Coaster Theater Playhouse, 108 N. Hemlock St. [more info]
August 29-30 Hayday Fest
If you love Oregon beer, chances are your favorite will be poured. Last year's event boasted 70 taps from every corner of the state. Haystack Gardens [more info]
September 11-14 Annual Cottage & Garden Tour
Showcasing vintage cottages, beautiful gardens and dream homes for this annual fundraiser for Cannon Beach History Center and Museum. Various Locations [more info]
September 19 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Join thousands of volunteer to clean up coastal beaches and rivers. Various Locations [more info]
September 25-October 25 Live Theater: Sleuth
A mystery thriller play by Anthony Shaffer. Coaster Theater Playhouse, 108 N. Hemlock St. [more info]
September 26-27 Annual Fall Festival
Baked goods and an array of handmade crafts are available for purchase. Call for times and details. Cannon Beach Library 503.436.1391 [more info]
October 24-25 Annual Dog Show on the Beach
It's a fun day on the beach with 20 canine categories, a weenie roast and ice cream social. Proceeds benefit the Clatsop County Animal Shelter. Registration starts at 10am, events are from noon until 4pm, rain or shine. Surfsand Resort, 148 W. Gower St. 800.547.6100 [more info]
November 13-December 21 Live Theater: Cinderella
A Rogers and Hammerstein musical. Coaster Theater Playhouse, 108 N. Hemlock St. [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]