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54th Annual Sandcastle Contest
June 9-10
Cannon Beach, Oregon will host its 54th annual Sandcastle Contest Saturday, June 9, 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. 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....[read more]
Through May 28 Live Theater: The Odd Couple
A Neil Simon comedy where two men, a neat freak and a slob separated from their wives, have to live together despite their differences. Coaster Theatre, 108 N. Hemlock 503.436.1242 [more info]
June 8-10 54th Annual Sandcastle Contest
Watch amazing sand sculptures being built on the beach or join in the fun with divisions for masters, groups and children. Other events include a parade, live music, bonfire and 5k race. Various Locations 503.436.2623 [more info]
June 22-September 1 Live Theater: Baskerville
This whimsical spin on a classic Sherlock Holmes mystery makes for a murderously funny adventure. Coaster Theater, 108 N. Hemlock 503.436.1242 [more info]
June 22-24 10th Annual Plein Air & More Arts Festival
Artists create works of art outdoors throughout town and on the beach while galleries host receptions and exhibits. Various Locations [more info]
June 29-September 2 Live Theater: The Musical of Musicals
A hilarious satire of musical theater, one story becomes five delightful musicals. Coaster Theater, 108 N. Hemlock 503.436.1242 [more info]
August 25 Hayday
This craft beer fest features 40 Oregon brews on-tap with music and tasty bites. Hay Stack Gardens, 148 East Gower Street [more info]
September 7-9 15th Annual Cannon Beach Cottage & Garden Tour
Showcasing vintage cottages, beautiful gardens and dream homes. Tickets go on sale July 1. Various Locations 503.436.9301 [more info]
September 21-October 28 Live Theater: Deathtrap
This killer comedy is about a Broadway playwright that puts murder in his plan to take credit for a student's script. Coaster Theater, 108 N. Hemlock 503.436.1242 [more info]
September 29 Annual Fall Festival
A fundraising event with baked goods and handmade crafts. Cannon Beach Library 503.436.1391 [more info]
September 29-30 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Join thousands of volunteers to cleanup Oregon's beaches. SOLVE projects are community driven and focus on cleaning up and restoring natural areas and neighborhoods with hands-on work. Supplies and instructions are provided and all ages and abilities are encouraged to join in. To volunteer, register and view a list of project sites, call or visit online. Registration will open in August of 2018. Coastal Beaches 503.844.9571 [more info]
October 20 Dog Show on the Beach
An annual benefit for Clatsop County Animal Shelter at Surfsand Resort Beach 503.436.8001 [more info]
November 16-December 24 Live Theater: The Wizard of Oz
Based on the classic film, this beloved tale has been entertaining audiences for generations. Coaster Theater, 108 N. Hemlock 503.436.1242 [more info]
December 27-January 1 2019 Winter Whale Watch
Spot Gray Whales on their migration south along the Oregon Coast with a trained volunteer. Visit the website to view a map with a list of 24 designated locations. Various Coastal Locations 541.765.3304 [more info]
March 7-10 2019 Savor Cannon Beach
Festival events showcase the bounty of Northwest wine and cusine while Cannon Beach restaurants, galleries and shops add a weekend full of tastings, special dinners and cultural events. Tickets are available November 1. Various Locations [more info]
May 3-5 2019 Spring Unveiling Arts Festival
An unparalleled experience for the art lover. Galleries throughout the town spotlight featured artists with demonstrations, receptions and special events. Local chefs and restaurants also participate, creating special art inspired menus. More information is available online. Various Locations [more info]
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