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Cannon Beach Events

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.

Spring Unveiling Art Festival

A special weekend for the galleries around town- the Spring Unveiling Arts Festival! Many of our local galleries invite their popular artists to be guests this weekend to celebrate the arrival of Spring in Cannon Beach. Sometimes the galleries will curate special exhibitions of an artist's latest work. This weekend will be an exciting time... Read more »

Cannon Beach’s 59th Annual Sand Castle Contest

It's safe to say that Cannon Beach has a legacy of folks traveling near and far to enjoy a sunny summer day on the beach! And on this particular date, not only are folks enjoying a summer day, beautiful weather, and the song of the ocean but some people are primarily here for the sand!... Read more »

Independence Day in Cannon Beach

Join the City of Cannon Beach in celebrating Independence Day with a parade! If you plan to be at the beach, on a hike, or just around town for a while, pair the day with a Picnic Lunch from our scratch kitchen. Ask our team or visit here for menu options. Details about the parade... Read more »

20th Annual Cottage & Garden Tour

The Cannon Beach Cottage Tour is a weekend-long event hosted by the Cannon Beach History Center & Museum where visitors are invited to walk along some of Cannon Beach's historic cottages! For event details, the weekend's itinerary, and updates, visit the History Center's website here.

POSTPONED: 2023 Earth & Ocean Arts Festival

Cannon Beach’s Earth & Ocean Arts Festival promotes environmental awareness and stewardship with a series of unique art events. Full event details to come and updates can be found here.

36th Annual Stormy Weather Arts Festival

The 36th Annual Stormy Weather Arts Festival is a weekend-long immersive art experience in Cannon Beach. Traditionally hosted the first weekend in November, this is a perfect reason for an enriching late-autumn weekend adventure. Find several artists featured in our Art of the Stephanie  Collection leading workshops, hosting events, or unveiling new works of art. ... Read more »

Gathering – Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

Cannon Beach community groups are teaming up to celebrate Native American Heritage Month with "Gathering,” a weekend of art, music, culture, food, and more from Friday, November 10 to Sunday, November 12.


Experience the excitement as local chefs battle it out for the coveted Iron Chef title. This year our competing chefs will open 2 black boxes of multiple secret ingredients in 2 rounds of intense cooking competition. Simultaneously, over a dozen local restaurants will vie to win over the palates of attendees via the “People’s Choice”... Read more »