Welcome to Cannon Beach — a small town with big culture and loads to do. Winemaker dinners, craft beer tastings, visiting authors, art walks, sand castle tournaments, makers studios and more await the curious traveler.
Cannon Beach celebrates the 52nd anniversary of its annual Sandcastle Contest Saturday, June 11, 2016. The event is one of the oldest sandcastle contest in the United States and the most popular annual event in Cannon Beach. Dozens of teams participate in the contest with divisions for Masters, who compete for cash prizes; plus large group, small group and children’s divisions with winners receiving medals and ribbons.