Spring to the Beach

Say goodbye to winter gloom! Spring is here and we are ready for it. Head to Lincoln City to recharge your energy at one of our fun springtime events or venues.

magician blowing bubbles

Feel the Magic of Spring at the Festival of Illusions

Illusions and tricks will have you spellbound during the Festival of Illusions in Lincoln City this month. For two weeks, immerse yourself in a world of wonder. Every evening from March 24th – April 4th, 2021, the Lincoln City Cultural Center will feature a different professional magician or illusionist.

Performers roam through the crowd teaching guests tricks and illusions, making it a fun and interactive experience for the audience. It is a family-friendly fun night full of surprises. You might even make it on stage! These performers are ready to blow your mind with their magical talents!

Those with an artistic bent will be delighted to discover the festival's visual arts activities taking place in the Abra Cadabra Open Art Space. Some of these activities are a surprise, so you'll have to come by to see for yourself what creative spells are brewing this year.

Spring Forward at the Lincoln City Half Marathon & 10K

A haven for running enthusiasts, Lincoln City happily hosts its annual Half Marathon & 10K. You will run on trails that wind up into ancient and beautiful headlands with panoramic views of the Pacific and the coastline as far as the eye can see. The course is an out-and-back loop on rural country roads with dense coastal forests and meadows, starting and ending at Taft High School. The race date is April 4th, but sign up for a discounted registration this March.

Beachcrest Brewery beer

Relax with a Cold Beer at Beachcrest Brewing Co.

Beachcrest Brewing Co. is a family-friendly place for visitors and locals alike to gather after a day of outdoor adventures to relax, connect, and enjoy locally made and inspired beers. Situated on the Salishan Golf Course, the outdoor sundeck views are stunning. Inside, the brewery has long community-style tables and a space large enough to host live music.

It is a family-friendly business, so you can enjoy locally crafted beer in a hip environment while playing a board game with your kids. Outside food is welcome, but you can also find a rotating food cart nearby. The restaurant has a small menu of snacks that are made in-house.

Locals and visitors alike adore Beachcrest, as it is focused on enriching the local community by providing a space for friends new and old to gather. Next time you are in town, pay them a visit. You’ll be welcomed with a smile.

Clamming on an Oregon coast beach

Go Clamming with Captain Clameron

Another Explorience is going live at the end of March – clamming! Join Captain Clameron as he guides you through the Siletz Bay mudflats and explains Oregon’s clamming regulations and the techniques for harvesting, identification, cleaning, and cooking the clams that you find and can take home with you. Be sure you are prepared for this hands-on, often dirty but super fun activity! A shellfish license is required for any adventurer 12 or older.

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