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Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival
June 20-24
At Midsummer Festival in Astoria, Oregon Nordic roots are not required to celebrate the summer solstice. At the Clatsop County Fairgrounds, Scandinavians in traditional dress greet thousands of visitors and foods and crafts are available throughout the day from Nordic clubs, vendors and artists. With live music and dancing, a beer garden and Viking encampment there will be continuous entertainment throughout the weekend. From the annual Bonfire and Hex Burning on the opening night to the popular Midnight Sun Breakfast the festival has many multi-generational events to participate in. For festival activities, entertainment updates and schedule of events go to: Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival ...[read more]
 
June 1-30 Astoria Music Festival
Featuring top talents from the likes of New York Metropolitan Opera, enjoy three weekends of classical, opera and chamber music performances and ensembles at the historic Liberty Theater. Liberty Theater [more info]
June 7-9 Annual Goonies Day Celebration
Fans of "The Goonies" movie have declared their love for Astoria by making pilgrimages to see the filming locations on Oregon's North Coast year after year. The Astoria-Warrenton Area Chamber of Commerce and Oregon Film Museum have partnered to provide weekend activities for fans. For a complete schedule an updates visit the website and Facebook page. Various Locations [more info]
June 8 2nd Saturday Art Walk
Visit downtown Astoria, 5-8pm, for art, festive refreshments, entertainment, music and general merriment. Art walk venues are signed throughout downtown with colorful pinwheels. Maps are available at various shops and galleries. Various Locations [more info]
June 21-23 Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival
An Oregon North Coast tradition for over 50 years. The festival celebrates the Astoria's cultural heritage with top talents from Scandinavia. Over a dozen musical, dance and theater groups are scheduled to entertain. Events include a Viking encampments, midsummer pole rising, midnight sun breakfast, running of the trolls, Miss Scandinavia, torchlight parade, bonfire, hex burning and more. Retail booths offer handcrafts, Scandinavian import items and traditional Scandinavian foods. Clatsop County Fairgrounds [more info]
July 10 Seaman's Day
Lewis & Clark National Historical Park pays tribute to the canine member of the Corps of Discovery. Learn about Captain Meriwether Lewis' dog and meet Newfoundland dogs and their humans at Fort Clatsop Visitor Center. Fort Clatsop Visitors Center 503.861.2471
July 11-September 14 Live Theater: Shanghaied in Astoria
Presenting the 35th season of this hilarious, Broadway style, musical melodrama. Performances begin at 7pm, Sunday matinee is at 2pm. Astor Street Opry Company Playhouse, 129 W. Bond St. [more info]
July 12-13 10th Annual Tenor Guitar Gathering
Hang out with some of the greatest jazz and acoustic performers. Bring your strings for workshops and jam sessions. Concert performances are from 6-10pm at the Performing Arts Center. Various Locations [more info]
July 13 2nd Saturday Art Walk
Visit downtown Astoria, 5-8pm, for art, festive refreshments, entertainment, music and general merriment. Art walk venues are signed throughout downtown with colorful pinwheels. Maps are available at various shops and galleries. Various Locations [more info]
July 27-28 9th Annual Astoria Open Studios Tour
Artists open their studios to the general public from 11am-5pm. Self-guided tour maps can be picked up at area galleries. Various Locations [more info]
August 7-10 Astoria Regatta
A long running tradition since 1897, tour ships, museums and enjoy maritime traditions. Festivities include regatta races, parades, Coast Guard demonstrations, fireworks over the Columbia and tours of hillside homes fully restored to their Victorian splendor. Various Locations [more info]
August 10 2nd Saturday Art Walk
Visit downtown Astoria, 5-8pm, for art, festive refreshments, entertainment, music and general merriment. Art walk venues are signed throughout downtown with colorful pinwheels. Maps are available at various shops and galleries. Various Locations [more info]
September 14 2nd Saturday Art Walk
Visit downtown Astoria, 5-8pm, for art, festive refreshments, entertainment, music and general merriment. Art walk venues are signed throughout downtown with colorful pinwheels. Maps are available at various shops and galleries. Various Locations [more info]
September 14 2nd Saturday Art Walk
Visit downtown Astoria, 5-8pm, for art, festive refreshments, entertainment, music and general merriment. Art walk venues are signed throughout downtown with colorful pinwheels. Maps are available at various shops and galleries. Various Locations [more info]
September 21 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Take care of your community and join thousands of volunteers at 45 beach cleanup sites along the entire coast. This family friendly event is part of the International Coastal Cleanup and National Public Lands day. Various Locations [more info]
September 27-29 Pacific Northwest Brew Cup
One of Oregon's best kept beer secrets, more than 40 regional brews plus food and family-friendly entertainment equals an Oktoberfest vibe sans the long lines along Astoria's historic waterfront. Riverfront [more info]
October 1-31 Astoria Film Festival
Showcasing independent filmmaking from around the world with an array of films. From documentaries to feature-length films are screened at the 1925 vaudeville-style Liberty Theater. Liberty Theater, 1203 Commercial St. [more info]
October 12 2nd Saturday Art Walk
Visit downtown Astoria, 5-8pm, for art, festive refreshments, entertainment, music and general merriment. Art walk venues are signed throughout downtown with colorful pinwheels. Maps are available at various shops and galleries. Various Locations
October 13 Great Columbia Crossing
An opportunity to walk/run across the longest continuous truss bridge in North America. This 10K offers a scenic adventure on a fairly flat road with one steep incline to the peak of the bridge. Registration is required. Shuttles start at 6:30am and the event begins at 8:45am. Astoria-Meglar Bridge 503.325.6311 [more info]
November 9 2nd Saturday Art Walk
Visit downtown Astoria, 5-8pm, for art, festive refreshments, entertainment, music and general merriment. Art walk venues are signed throughout downtown with colorful pinwheels. Maps are available at various shops and galleries. Various Locations [more info]
December 14 2nd Saturday Art Walk
Visit downtown Astoria, 5-8pm, for art, festive refreshments, entertainment, music and general merriment. Art walk venues are signed throughout downtown with colorful pinwheels. Maps are available at various shops and galleries. Various Locations [more info]
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