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The World of Haystack Rock
Through April 13 2016
The Haystack Rock Awareness Program celebrates 30 years of educational programming in Cannon Beach with a free series of community lectures. Co-sponsored by Friends of Haystack Rock and Cannon Beach Library, the lecture series is scheduled 7-8:30pm, the second Wednesday of each month at the Cannon Beach Library, 131 N Hemlock Street....[read more]
Through February 29 2016 Fall Quilt Exhibit
Textile artist Cathy Erickson opens her solo show "What Remains: Japanese American Internment Camps." An opening reception will begin at 6pm on Saturday, October 24. The exhibit will be on display throughout February, 2016. Cannon Beach History Center & Museum 503.436.9301 [more info]
Through December 30 Haystack Holidays
Celebrate the holidays in Cannon Beach to make your holiday season merry and bright. Kick it off with events including wreath making and a traditional lamplighting in downtown Cannon Beach. This series of events is the perfect start to the holiday season, showcasing Cannon Beach as a source to find something for everyone on your list. Various Cannon Beach Locations [more info]
December 27-31 Winter Whale Watch
Spot Gray Whales on their migration south with trained interpreters at various sites along the coast. 541.765.3304 [more info]
December 30 Holiday Concert with The Trail Band
Haystack Holidays in Cannon Beach will wrap up with a holiday concert by The Trail Band in the intimate setting of the 200-seat Coaster Theatre. Recipient of the 1998 Meritorious Achievement Award by the Oregon-California Trails Association, The Trail Band is an energetic eight-piece ensemble that creates a boisterous mix of brass and strings, combined with great vocalists, that have entertained fans for almost 25 years. Tickets are $39 and can be purchased online through the Cannon Beach Chamber of Commerce. The Coaster Theatre 503.436.2623 [more info]
February 26-28 2016 Cannon Beach Yoga Festival
Yoga practitioners of all levels gather in Cannon Beach for a weekend of yoga and meditation workshops with renowned instructors at the Cannon Beach Yoga Festival February 26-28, 2016. Participants can choose from a series of yoga workshops, meditation and other programs over three days at the 6th annual event including programs designed for yoga professionals and enthusiasts of all levels, including teens and children. A portion of the proceeds from the Cannon Beach Yoga Festival supports the preservation efforts of Cannon Beach's non-profit environmental education organization, Friends of Haystack Rock. For a full schedule of events, instructors, lodging packages or to purchase tickets for the Cannon Beach Yoga Festival, visit or call Christen Allsop at 503-440-1649. Cannon Beach 503.440.1649 [more info]
March 10-13 2016 Savor Cannon Beach
Four days of wine tastings showcasing Northwest wines, culinary events focusing on regional cuisine, a series of wine education programs and a wine walk make Savor Cannon Beach one of the Northwest's most unique wine and culinary festivals. Local shops and galleries also host their own events over the course of the weekend. Cannon Beach businesses participate in a Tasting Tour featuring free or low cost tastings ranging from chocolates and olive oils to specialty salts and spirits. Individual event tickets are available for $40 each. Follow Savor Cannon Beach on Facebook, visit or call (503) 717-1122 for more information and to purchase tickets. Locations all around town 503.717.1122 [more info]
March 19-26 2016 Spring Whale Watch
Spot Gray Whales on their migration north with trained interpreters at various sites along the coast. 541.765.3304 [more info]
March 26 2016 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Join thousands of volunteers to clean up Oregon's beaches at this coastwide coordinated event. Various Oregon Coast Beach Locations 503.844.9571 [more info]
April 8-10 2016 Get Lit at the Beach
Best-selling and award-winning authors will gather in Cannon Beach, Oregon, for the annual event, Get Lit at the Beach, where ttendees will have the opportunity to meet the prominent authors, attend presentations, signings and a keynote dinner presentation. Get Lit at the Beach is presented by the Tolovana Arts Colony. For more information and tickets, call (206) 914-1255 or visit the website. Cannon Beach 206.914.1255 [more info]
June 11 2016 Cannon Beach Sandcastle Contest
Master artists create monumental sculptures that are washed away by the next high tide at the Cannon Beach Sandcastle Contest, now more than a 50-year tradition in Cannon Beach. It's the oldest competition of its kind in the Pacific Northwest and the most popular event in this Oregon Coast town. Dozens of teams of professional sand sculpture artists, amateur groups and families will construct remarkable creations in the sand during the event which will celebrate its 52nd year in 2016. The Masters division teams compete for cash prizes and construct large, elaborate creations, often utilizing construction forms similar to those used for pouring concrete in order to accomplish their monumental size. Although the sand sculpture contest on Saturday is the highlight of the weekend, visitors will find plenty of other activities to keep them busy. Weekend activities include a dinner, parade, concert, beach bonfire and a 5K fun run and walk. On the beach 503.436.2623 [more info]
September 24 2016 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Join thousands of volunteers to clean up Oregon's beaches at this coastwide coordinated event. Various Locations 503.844.9571 [more info]
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