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The Goonies 30th Anniversary Celebration
June 4-7
Every year in early June something special happens on the north Oregon Coast. Fans of the 80's cult classic film, The Goonies, flock to Astoria and Cannon Beach to relive one of the most beloved coming-of-age stories. This year's milestone celebration is set for June 4-7, 2015. ...[read more]
Through August 1 Puffins Return to Haystack Rock
Each spring, puffins that have spent the last eight months floating and diving on the open seas of the Pacific Ocean return to Cannon Beach's Haystack Rock to lay eggs and raise their chicks.Haystack Rock in Cannon Beach provides one of the Northwest's most accessible locations to observe puffins nesting in their natural environment. The puffins are most visible and active at Haystack Rock from April through early-July. By late August, the puffin chicks will be ready to return to open seas with their parents.See website for events and programs. Haystack Rock at Cannon Beach [more info]
June 4-7 Goonies 30th Film Anniversary
Fans flock to Astoria for the annual Goonies Day celebration, a weekend of treasure hunting, group truffle shuffles, trivia scavenger hunts and more. The 30th anniversary of the film will include cast and crew reunions, film screenings, fan gatherings, filming location tours and much more. It's sure to be the biggest bash yet. Visit website for further information. Various locations 503.325.6311 [more info]
June 20-21 Cannon Beach Sandcastle Contest
Dozens of teams of master sand sculpture artists, amateur groups and families will construct remarkable creations in the sand as Cannon Beach, Oregon celebrates the oldest sandcastle contest in the Northwest and the most popular annual event in this North Oregon Coast town. Cannon Beach 503.436.2623 [more info]
June 26-28 Plein Air and More
This three day event which includes a Friday night "meet & greet" with the participating artists and gallery owners, along with a collaborative show of art work. On Saturday and Sunday, more than fifty artists, represented by Cannon Beach's art galleries will be creating works of art on location throughout town and on the beach. Many will work in the traditional method of plein-aire painting, while others will sculpt, create and photograph in their own unique styles. Individual galleries display the finished works along with hosting receptions for the artists Saturday and Sunday. Various Cannon Beach Locations [more info]
July 4 Independence Day Parade
Visit website or call for parade route information. Downtown Cannon Beach 503.436.2973 [more info]
September 12-13 Cottage & Garden Tour
In addition to sharing the rich history and amazing homes that make up in Cannon Beach, the goal of the annual Tour is to raise funds for the Cannon Beach History Center & Museum. Visit website or call for further information. Various Cannon Beach Locations 503.436.9301 [more info]
September 19 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Join thousands of volunteers to clean up Oregon's beaches at this coast wide coordinated event. Call or visit website for further information. Oregon Coast Beaches 503-.844.9571 [more info]
October 17 Dog Show on the Beach
The 18th Annual Dog Show on the Beach begins after high tide. Pedigree is not the point, it's a fun day on the beach with your pooch. Proceeds benefits the Clatsop County Animal Shelter. Surfsand Resort 503.436.8001 or 800.547.6100
November 6-8 28th Annual Stormy Weather Arts Festival
Some of the Northwest's most successful artists will converge on Cannon Beach as the community hosts its annual fall celebration of the arts. Cannon Beach art galleries and local businesses will present special exhibits, artist demonstrations and host receptions for guest artists over the three-day festival. Various Cannon Beach Locations 503.436.2623 [more info]
November 13-15 Women Only Weekend
The weekend is full of fabulous food, divine wine & sensational shopping. Our town is going all out to get you in the holiday spirit while immersing you in the magic of our unique beach community. Various Cannon Beach Locations [more info]
November 27-December 25 Haystack Holidays
Celebrate the holidays in Cannon Beach with a variety of events to make your holiday season merry and bright, See website for schedule of events. Various Cannon Beach Locations [more info]
December 26-31 Winter Whale Watch
Spot Gray Whales on their migration south along the Oregon Coast with interpreters at Ecola State Park. Ecola State Park 541.765.3304 [more info]
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