A beautiful day at the beach will leave you rested and happy – just the right mood to enjoy a fine meal and a little evening fun.
Chinook Winds Casino Resort
Your fun can begin at the Chinook Winds Casino Resort. Majestically overlooking the Pacific Ocean from the north Lincoln City shore, the 157,000 square foot Chinook Winds Casino Resort is Oregon’s premier Casino. With over 1200 slot machines, table games, live poker, keno and bingo, gaming fun is yours 24 hours a day! The Chinook Winds Casino Resort boasts a beach-front hotel, six restaurants, a video game arcade, live evening entertainment, golf course, and child care.
A healthy dose of live music can also be found at Eden Hall, just south of Lincoln City in Gleneden Beach. A renovated brick factory updated with fine art and historic touches, this venue offers blues, jazz and folk music by the West’s finest players. Several times a year, theatrical productions also grace the stage from “The Wizard of Oz” to “Sound of Music.” For details, call 541-764-3826. Click here to visit their site!
Enjoy a little Hollywood at the historic Bijou Theatre, in the Oceanlake neighborhood at 1624 NE Hwy 101. First run movies show nightly, with weekend matinees and festivals. To hear show times and ticket information, call 541-994-8255.
Lincoln City Cinemas
Adding to the local film scene is the Lincoln City Cinemas, found just off Highway 101 at 3755 SE High School Drive. Lincoln City Cinemas features stadium seating, bargain shows daily before 5:00 p.m. and plenty of free parking. For information on its schedule of new releases, call 541-994-7469.
Music & Concerts
Annually Lincoln City hosts two large concert fundraisers which bring talent from across the world. With shows from jazz to classical and rock, the variety keeps the masses pleased! Check out their websites for more information: Cascade Head Music Festival and Siletz Bay Music Festival.
The Oregon Coast Recorder Society offers concerts in Lincoln City and the Central Coast year round, especially during the winter and around holidays. These concerts are free of charge.
The Lincoln City Cultural Center frequently offers musical acts as a part of their program. From Latin Discos to Blues and Jazz, the center (which is open year round) typically has an event or show every weekend.
Other local talent includes the Lincoln Pops Orchestra, with 16 talented members who play swing tunes on the third Tuesday of each month at the Gleneden Beach community Center. They specialize in music from the Big Band era, perfect for cheek-to-cheek dancing.
Nightly entertainment is frequently available at the following establishments:
Chinook Winds Casino Resort
Chinook Winds Casino Resort offers live entertainment in the Hotel Lounge, and big-time performers at the Casino. Or dance away the night at the Rogue River Room Lounge with DJ Metal on Friday and Saturday nights. For more information call 888-CHINOOK.
Roadhouse 101 offers live, local music every weekend. Located at 4649 SW Highway 101 in the south end of Lincoln City. FMI call 541-994-7729.
Karaoke starts at 9 pm. Tuesday is “Latin Night” – dancing to Latin Music. Maxwell’s is located at 1643 NW Hwy 101, in the heart of the Oceanlake District of Lincoln City. Call 541-994-8100 for more information.
Salishan Spa & Resort
Unwind in the Attic Lounge with live entertainment on the weekends. Salishan is located in Gleneden Beach, just south of Lincoln City. Call 800-452-2300 for more information.
One of the community jewels is Theatre West, which has been producing mystery, comedy and drama for the past quarter-century. The membership, numbering more than 200 theater-loving volunteers, offers five shows every year in the Nelscott District.
For more information on concerts, plays and other events in Lincoln City, go to our Calendar turn to the weekly listings in the News Guard, Coast on Over in the News Times, the Events Calendar section of The Beach Connection, or the Oregon Coast Today. Thousands of these guides are distributed to hotel rooms and retail outlets around the county.