Annual Events

From dazzling firework displays to jaw-dropping sand sculptures to fairs full of fine, old things, adventure’s always waiting for you here.

Whether you are seeking a perfect summer day with giant kites flying above the ocean shore, a tour among the eerie and spine tingling or hunting for a certain Jolly Old Elf—it is here in Lincoln City. From incredible sculptures crafted from sand and sea, to the pop of a champagne bottle as the sun melts into the Pacific and the starry sky alights with fireworks.

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4th of July Every Independence Day, after hours of parades, live music and fresh food, the sky above Siletz Bay fills with colors, sparkles and wonder.

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Fall Kite Festival Huge, colorful squid swim through the skies, whales breach the clouds and fast Rokkaku kites dance through the air in loops and whorls.

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Sandcastle Contest Discover your inner sculptor as you mold sand, shells, seaweed and whatever else you can find on the beach into whatever you can dream up.

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New Year’s Eve Like every good New Year’s celebration, you’ll find parties, popping champagne, live music and fireworks in the Heart of the Oregon Coast.

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Halloween A crisp breeze swirls a cloud of leaves down the beach, an eerie stroll through our haunted places and the thrum of music as ghosts and goblins celebrate All Hallows’ Eve in Lincoln City.

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Festival Of Illusions Lincoln City is magic during Spring Break! Visit the Lincoln City Cultural Center from March 24 through April 4, 2019 for a week full of amazing performances during the Festival of Illusions.

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Spring Break Soaring hikes, hunting for glass floats and a festival celebrating the art of magic—Spring Break in Lincoln City is a week of adventure.

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Half Marathon Breathe in the cool ocean air and admire the coastal beauty as you find your perfect pace at our annual Lincoln City Half Marathon.

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A Tour to Die For Each October bold souls can wander through the misty Pioneer Cemetery and hear the tales of residents said to still haunt Lincoln City.

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Haunted Taft In October, and every full moon, you can stroll through the Historic Taft District of Lincoln City and hear spine-chilling tales of the area.

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Pixiefest The sweet scent of caramel corn, the screams of people on the latest ride and the songs of mermaids fill the warm summer air at Pixiefest.

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Glass Floats Be on the lookout for the colorful twinkle of a hand-blown glass float when you’re exploring our beaches. As the name says, Finders Keepers!

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