Whether you’re here for a day or a week. . . Lincoln City  is “A great place to try new things!”

Lincoln City is home to multiple facilities where you can create your own piece of original artwork, three surf shops offering a variety of lessons on the great Pacific and even on Devils Lake, glass blowing shops (yes, ‘shops’ plural) and a state-of-the-art Culinary Center, we’re sure you will have a noteworthy experience should you choose to accept the challenge.

Hands-On Art Classes

Our Visitor Center in Lincoln City OregonReturn from vacation with a piece as original as you are!

Lincoln City Cultural Center
A variety of classes are offered in the areas of painting, sculpture and textiles.

Sitka Center for Art and Ecology
Learn from some of finest teachers, artists, and ecology experts in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

The Artists’ Studio Association
Inspiring Art and Artists through affordable materials and classes. Cheerful friends, a cozy classroom and experienced instructors.

Glass Art in the Making

Young Woman having fun blowing glass in Lincoln City OregonSee why Lincoln City is Known for its Beautiful Glass Art

Jennifer Sears Glass Art Studio
Watch a live demonstration by a local artist, blow your own float or purchase a unique hand-crafted piece of art.

Mor Art Glass Fusing Studio
Create a unique piece of fused glass in just one day. Classes offered to suit your schedule, multiple students welcome!

On The Water

Man having fun surfing in Lincoln City, Oregon on the Pacific OceanExplore the Many Waters of Lincoln City!

Lessons and rentals are available at any of the three surf shops located in Lincoln City.

Paddle Boarding
A versatile sport, great for all ages! Try it on the lake, in the bay or out on the ocean.

Kite Boarding
Add a sail or a kite for great windsurfing and kite surfing opportunities on the Ocean and Devil’s Lake.

Spend the day kayaking on the Salmon River, Devils Lake, Siletz Bay or even the open waters of the Pacific Ocean.

Rentals available at Safari Town Surf Shop, Oregon Surf Shop & Lincoln City Surf Shop.

Culinary Adventures

Happy Man having fun cooking a Fresh Dungeness Crab in Lincoln City at the Culinary CenterLincoln City is a great place to explore your culinary side

The Culinary Center in Lincoln City
Focuses on the abundant foods of the Pacific Northwest, offering a wide array of classes to fit a variety of comfort levels. Check out our class schedule here!

Lincoln City is home to four cook-offs a year. These free, festival-like events are a great way to try creations by some of the best chefs on the Oregon Coast.

Seafood Harvesting
Catch your own dinner! Try your hand at crabbing, clamming or harvesting mussels.

On the Beach

Harvest your own mussels on the ORegon CoastWith 7.5 miles of beach the possibilities abound!

Tide Pooling
Explore the many little pools of still salt water where colorful, exotic creatures make their homes.

Agate & Rock Hunting
See what you can discover during your walk along the beach!

Kite Flying
Go fly a kite! Big, small, stunt, delta, novelty or inflatables. There’s so many to choose from.