Special Drops

You'll find our Float Fairies in a generous mood from time to time. Throughout the year extra glass floats are placed on Lincoln City beaches to find and keep.

Hunting for a glass float? Increase your chances during our Special Drops! Search our beaches on holidays, special occasions and even during surprise events. There are hundreds of extra treasures to find.

2021 Special Drop Dates

July 26-30, 2021: World Nature Conservation Day: 25 Earth floats
September 15-18, 2021: Celebration of Honor: 50 Red, white, blue floats
November 25-27, 2021: Thanksgiving: 50 floats


2022 Special Drop Dates

Jan 1-2, 2022: New Year’s/Opening Weekend: 100 floats
February TBD: Antique week: 100 Japanese antique floats
February 12-14, 2022: Valentine’s Day: 50 Red/pink/white floats
March 19-April 3, 2022: Spring break: 200 floats
April 22-24, 2022: Earth Day: 50 Earth Day floats
May 7-9, 2022: Mother’s Day: 50 floats
May 28-30, 2022: Memorial Day: 50 Red/white/blue floats
June 25-26, 2022: Summer Kite: 10 Hope floats
June TBD: Casino Anniversary: 27 floats
June 18-19, 2022: Father’s Day: 50 floats
Sept 3-5, 2022: College Ball: 20 Green/yellow and 20 Orange/black floats
September TBD: Celebration of Honor: 50 Red/white/blue floats
October TBD: Fall Kite: 10 floats Hope floats
November 24-27, 2022: Thanksgiving: 50 floats
December 10-11, 2022: Basketball: 50 Red/black floats
December 19-25, 2022: Winter Break: 50 floats

More to Explore

Glass Artists Have you ever wondered who makes the Finders Keepers magic happen? Talented artists handcraft each and every glass float that hits the beach.

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History It all had to start somewhere. Learn about the history of the Finders Keepers program in Lincoln City.

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Finders Keepers 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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