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Oregon Coast Events Calendar: Holidays in
Seaside, Cannon Beach
|Seaside in a festive mood
(Cannon Beach, Oregon) – The Thanksgiving and Christmas
season is swooping in, and so are a bundle of celebrations and means to
whoop it up on the north Oregon coast. Wine is a major player, and so
are gifts, lovely lights, and a variety of events that ring in the holidays
in the big tourist hotspots of Seaside and Cannon Beach.
Paradise Suites & Vacation Rentals - Seaside
Unique Luxury Accommodations in Seaside. 1BR Suites,
1BR & 2BR Duplex Units and 3BR Houses, units for 2-8 people.
Rent entire property for 20-26. Close to beach, river and Broadway
Suites are designed for two adults; vacation rental units for families.
All units have kitchen and many have fireplace, deck and jetted
tub. Comfy robes, slippers, luxury bath amenities, quality linens
and more. 741 S. Downing St., Seaside. 800-738-6691. www.SeasideSuites.com
November 17: Seaside Downtown Wine Walk. Tastings
will be held inside participating businesses throughout downtown Seaside.
Select Oregon wineries, complimentary hors d’oeuvres, live entertainment,
commemorative logo wine glass, $5. ID bracelet will be required for wine
tasting. You must be at least 21 years of age to participate. Some wineries
may charge a minimal tasting fee. Wine pour 3 - 7 p.m. only. Pre-sales
at Carousel Mall, Salmonberry Square and Ernst & Ernst. www.seasidedowntown.com.
23 - 25: Seaside Holiday Gift Fair. All hand crafted items for
gift giving - one stop shopping for the holidays. 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Over 3,000 people visited the fair last year. Painters, landscape art,
fabrics, sculptures, jewelers, crafts, Seaside Civic & Convention
Center. Downtown Seaside, Oregon. 503-738-6391. www.seasidechamber.com
November 24: Holiday Lighted Parade & Caroling.
The annual yuletide event where local groups and organizations march in
this nighttime parade. Join in with the caroling as the end passes you,
ending in Quatat Park for more caroling, the lighting of the Seaside Tree
and complimentary cookies and warm beverages. Present by Pacific Power
& Seaside Chamber of Commerce. 503-738-6391. www.seasidechamber.com
November 24: Gingerbread Tea, Seaside Museum.
The Seaside Museum & Historical Society presents their annual on the
first Saturday after Thanksgiving and on the first three Saturdays in
December, each year. The Butterfield Cottage - next to the Seaside Museum.
Adults $5 and children under 12, $3. 570 Nechanicum Dr. Seaside, Oregon.
Ocean Lodge. There will not be another property built
like this in Cannon Beach in our lifetimes. Rare, premiere ocean
front location; handsome, dramatic architecture and tasteful, fun
(nostalgic) beach interiors. Overlooks Haystack Rock. 100 percent
smoke free. Imaginative special occasion packages. Massive wood
burning lobby fireplace. Library w/ fireplace, stocked with impressive
book collection. Pet and family friendly. Lavish continental buffet
breakfast. In-room fireplaces, mini-kitchens. Jacuzzi tubs in select
rooms. DVD players, complimentary movies. Morning paper. Warm cookies.
888-777-4047. 503-436-2241. 2864 Pacific Street. Cannon Beach, Oregon.
November 24: Haystack Holidays presents “Make
Your Own Wreath,” Cannon Beach. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
$10. Cannon Beach Chamber Community Hall. 207 N Spruce. Cannon Beach,
November 30: Lamplighting Ceremony in Sandpiper
Square. Supplies and refreshments provided. The community gets
together to celebrate with some caroling. 4 p.m. Downtown Cannon Beach,
December 8: Child's Play. Your child can
be creative on this afternoon of fun. Enjoy craft making, cookie decorating
and refreshments. Have your picture taken with Santa. Photo packages available
to purchase. 2 – 4 p.m. Free. Cannon Beach Chamber Community Hall.
207 N Spruce. Cannon Beach, Oregon.
December 8: Gingerbread Tea, Seaside Museum. The
Seaside Museum & Historical Society presents their annual on the first
Saturday after Thanksgiving and on the first three Saturdays in December,
each year. The Butterfield Cottage - next to the Seaside Museum. Adults
$5 and children under 12, $3. 570 Nechanicum Dr. Seaside, Oregon. 503-738-7065.
15: Gingerbread Tea, Seaside Museum. The Seaside Museum &
Historical Society presents their annual on the first Saturday after Thanksgiving
and on the first three Saturdays in December, each year. The Butterfield
Cottage - next to the Seaside Museum. Adults $5 and children under 12,
$3. 570 Nechanicum Dr. Seaside, Oregon. 503-738-7065. www.seasidemuseum.org.
15: Children’s Community Holiday Celebration. 1 p.m. -
4 p.m. Free: Arts, Crafts, Entertainment, Games and more. Seaside, Oregon.
January 18 & 19: 24th Annual Barbershop
Cabaret. “This Ain’t Your Grandpa’s Barbershop”
It’s Rockin’, Rollin’, Snappin’, Tappin Entertainment
from National and International Winners and The Best of the Pacific Northwest.
Admission charge. Seaside Civic and Convention Center. 415 1st Ave. Seaside,
at Cannon Beach. Beautifully wooded natural setting at quiet south
end of Cannon Beach. Great during winter storms with a new book by
the fireplace – or when the sun is out for family fun and beach
strolling. Handsome beach cottage-style architecture. Lush flowering
gardens and naturalized courtyard pond. Warm, inviting guest rooms.
Continental buffet breakfast. Warm Cookies. Family and Pet Friendly.
Welcome gifts. Smoke-free. Complimentary Wireless Connectivity. Wine
and book signing events. 800-321-6304 or 503-436-9085. Hemlock At
Surfcrest, Cannon Beach, Oregon. www.atcannonbeach.com.
Cape Property Services.
Dozens of homes in that dreamy,
rugged stretch between Cannon Beach and Manzanita known as Arch
Cape. Oceanfront and ocean view , or just a short walk from the
All homes are immaculate and smoke free; some pet friendly (with
a fee). Some with broadband, indoor or outdoor hot tubs, fireplaces,
decks, and fire pits or barbecues. Call about tempting winter specials
that go until March (not valid holidays, however). www.archcaperentals.com
Beach Rentals, Lincoln City. Perfect for large family
vacations all the way down to a getaway lodging for two - with
over 25 vacation rental homes to choose from. A breathtaking collection
of craftsman or traditional beachfront homes, or oceanview houses
– from one to seven bedrooms. In various areas of Lincoln
City and overlooking the beach, with some in Depoe Bay. All kinds
of amenities are available, like hot tubs, decks, BBQ, rock fireplaces,
beamed ceilings and more. Some are new, some are historic charmers.
Lincoln City, Oregon. 1-(503)-232-5984. www.a1beachrentals.com.
Sands Condominium Motel, Lincoln City. Free, fresh baked
cookie upon check-in is just the start. All rooms beachfront and
up against Lincoln City's most famous stretch of beach: the D River.
Each room comes as a suite or mini-suite, and has a kitchen and
balcony or patio. Some w/ gas fireplaces, while all have a DVD Players;
movies to rent come with free popcorn. Heated indoor pool, a spa,
and this fabulous beach is lit at night. Rooms sleep from two, four
to six - including a deluxe fireplace suite. Gift certificates orspecial
occasion packages. www.dsandsmotel.com.
171 S.W. Highway 101. 800-527-3925.
POINT Newport - Offers only the finest in luxury condominium
lodging. Every unit is focused on the beauty of the sea and the
All units boast two bedrooms, two bathrooms, designer kitchens,
wireless broadband Internet, fireplaces, Jacuzzi’s and private
decks. Friendly staff dedicated to high quality and superb customer
service. 140 NW 48th Street, Newport. (541) 265-3751. (800) 870-7795.
City Vacation Homes
Something for everyone: smaller homes
with a view to a large house that sleeps 15. All are either oceanfront
or just a few steps away – all with a low bank access and
fantastic views. Most are in the Nelscott area; one is close to
the casino. You’ll find a variety of goodies: fireplaces,
multiple bedrooms, dishwashers, Jacuzzis, washer/dryers, hot tubs,
cable TV, VCR, barbecues; there’s a loft in one, and another
sprawling home has two apartments. Pets allowed in some homes
– ask first. Each comes with complete kitchens. Most have
seventh night free. Prices range from winter $85 to summer $230
per night. www.getaway2thecoast.com.
Rockaway Beach. All rooms are immaculate and have TV’s, VCR’s
and in-room phones w/ data ports. Oceanfronts have queen bed, a
double hide-a-bed, kitchen, cozy firelog fireplace and private deck.
Both types sleep up to four people. Others are appointed for a two-person
romantic getaway, yet still perfect for those on a budget. Elaborate
oceanfront Jacuzzi suite has two bedrooms, kitchen, double hide-a-bed,
fireplace and private deck, sleeping as many as six. For family
reunions or large gatherings such as weddings, some rooms can connect
to create two-room and three-room suites. Some rooms pet friendly.
523 N. Pacific St., Rockaway Beach. (503) 355-2112 - 1-800-824-0938.
At Spanish Head, Lincoln City. Lincoln City’s only resort
hotel built right on the beach with all oceanfront rooms - nestled
against a rugged cliffside overlooking a soft, sandy beach. Dine
in penthouse restaurant and bar, for casual meal or candlelight
dinner. An array of seafood specialties, juicy steaks and other
Northwest favorites, including decadent Sunday buffet. Rooms range
from bedrooms to studios to 1-bedroom suites with microwaves and
refrigerators to full kitchens. Also, wi-fi, spa, saunas, exercise
room and year-round heated swimming pool. Kids will love the game
room and easy beach access. Full-service conference/meeting rooms
for that inspirational retreat; extensive wedding possibilities.
4009 SW Highway 101, Lincoln City. 1-800-452-8127 or 541-996-2161.
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