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Last Stash of the Season
Published: 02/01/2018  Updated: 02/21/2018

There is still time to find a glass float on the beach in Lincoln City, Oregon.

Finders Keepers is one of Lincoln City's defining events where visitors can find glass treasures on a seven-mile stretch of beach from Roads End to Siletz Bay. Throughout the season, volunteers lovingly known as Float Fairies, hide hand-made glass art pieces between the high tide line and the embankment. Throughout the season these numbered glass floats have been sought by eager treasure hunters. You find keep it.

From mid-October through Memorial Day nearly 3000 handcrafted glass floats made by local artisans are hidden on the beach for beachcombers to find and keep. In addition to the numbered floats, visitors can find special art glass pieces on the beaches for upcoming holidays and commemorative occasions. These special drops include a combination of glass floats, sand dollars, crabs, sea stars, shells or coins.

Look for special drops on these upcoming dates this spring. For more information visit Finders Keepers

February 9-19
In celebration of Antique Week: 300 antique Japanese floats

February 10-11
Valentine's Day: 14 glass hearts

March 24-April 8
Spring Break: 300 glass art pieces

April 21-22
Earth Day: 15 Earth floats

May 12-13
Mother's Day: 100 glass art pieces

May 26-28
Closing Weekend of Finders Keepers: 100 extra floats and a single jumbo float with a weekend getaway package

The fun continues for lucky treasure hunters. Register your float with the Lincoln City Visitor Information Center and share it with others on Lincoln City's social media channels. Lincoln City Visitor Information Center, 540 NE Hwy 101 (800) 452-2151,

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