Newport Calendar of Events
including South Beach & Otter Rock
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February 20-24
Newport's 43rd annual Seafood & Wine Festival will showcase the bounty of the Pacific Northwest, February 20-23. Newport Oregon will swell by about 20,000 people expected to attend the 43rd annual Seafood & Wine Festival set for February 20-23, 2020 at the South Beach Marina. Showcasing over 150 premier Northwest wines, culinary professionals and regional artisans the festival attracts visitors... [read more]
February 9 12th Annual Crab Krack
A fundraising dinner and auction for Lincoln County Historical Society at 4pm. Tickets available at the Burrows House and Pacific Maritime Heritage Museums or online at oregoncoasthistory.org. Best Western Agate Beach Inn, Newport 541.265.7509
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]
February 20-23 Newport Seafood & Wine Festival
A showcase event for more than 150 premier Northwest wines, culinary professionals and regional artisans. Newport Marina [more info]
March 21-22 In Concert: Hunter Noack with Newport Sympony Orchestra
The Newport Symphony Orchestra conducted by Adam Flatt with guest artist Hunter Noack, piano, perform music of Kenji Bunch, Sergei Rachmaninoff and Pyotr Tchaikovsky. Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 W Olive 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 3-19 Live Theater: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: A Curious Rock Musical
A rock musical production by Red Octopus Theatre.Inspired by the work of Lewis Carroll, adapted and directed by Darcy Hogan, compositions and musical direction by Milo Graamans. Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 W Olive St 541.265.2787 [more info]
April 16-19 25th Annual Newport Paper & Book Arts Festival
Instructional workshops throughout the town and exhibition of instructors work in the upstairs gallery. Newport Visual Arts Center ,777 NW Beach Dr. [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 29-31 Art on the Edge Studio Tour
A self guided tour of the studio spaces of well known central coast visual artists from Neskowin to Newport. Artists will show off their exclusive locations, demonstrate their creative processes and sell their work. Visit website for more information. Various Locations 541.994.9994 [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]