Newport Calendar of Events
including South Beach & Otter Rock
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December 27-31
During the peak of the winter migration of Gray Whales, 24 of the Coast's best whale watching spots will be staffed by volunteer interpreters during Oregon State Parks' Whale Watch Week, December 27-31. Approximately 20,000 Gray Whales can be seen as they migrate south along the Oregon Coast each December and January and during the peak of the migration, December... [read more]
December 6-7 Newport's Lighted Boat Parade
Starting at dusk local boats in Yaquina Bay will be decorated with festive lights and parade along the historic bayfront. Yaquina Bayfront
December 20-21 Live Theater: The Christmas Show
Enjoy holiday themed theater performance with Christmas music, including The Twelve Days of Newport. Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 W Olive St. [more info]
December 27-31 Winter Whale Watch Week
Visitors come from all over the world to learn about and spot 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 during this peak time. Various Locations [more info]
February 14-17 2020 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 19-23 2020 Newport Seafood & Wine Festival
A showcase event for more than 150 premier Northwest wines, culinary professionals and regional artisans. Newport Marina [more info]
March 20-22 2020 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 20-29 2020 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 2020 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 2-19 2020 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 15-19 2020 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 17-18 2020 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]
September 18-19 2020 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Join thousands of volunteer to clean up coastal beaches and rivers. Various Locations [more info]