Wine Festival Lights Up Oregon Coast Town This Weekend
(Seaside, Oregon) - The north coast town by the sea - Seaside - is providing another opportunity to experience Oregon wines in an irresistible, beachy atmosphere.
The twice-yearly Seaside Downtown Wine Walk is back again on May 16, happening throughout the downtown area. Oregon wineries will be showcasing their best and Seaside’s downtown will be showing off its sights and businesses. There will be complimentary appetizers and live music as well.
A commemorative event wine glass ($5) and ID bracelet will be required for wine tasting. Must be 21 or over to participate. Wineries will be charging nominal tasting fees. A map listing the participating wineries and businesses will be available at the three ID check stations.
Wine glass sales and ID check stations will be open from 1 p.m. – 7 p.m. on event day for pre-sales. Wine tasting will start at 3 p.m.
Wine glasses and ID bracelets can be purchased at:
Many downtown businesses will be offering other specials to the public.
Wineries paired with local businesses are:
Anam Cara at Kay Lynn’s.
Nehalem Bay Winery at Flashback Ice Cream
Flying Dutchman at Comfort Inn & Suites
Hauer of the Dauen at Pudgy’s Restaurant
Hip Chicks Do Wine at Phillip’s Candies
Mahonia Vineyard at Portland Fudge
McMenamins at The Natural Nook
Naked Wines at Salmonberry Square
Depoe Bay at The Man Store
Mia Sonatina at Cotton Club
Pudding River at Pizza Harbor
Silver Falls at Shearwater Gallery
Walnut City Wine at Beach Books
King’s Raven at Heron’s Nest
For more information call Laurie Oxley, 503-717-1914 or email to [email protected]
More Events Near Seaside
June 5 – 7. Cannon Beach Film Festival. The second Annul Cannon Beach Film Festival will celebrate “Paul Newman Throughout the Decades” Kick-off No Host Wine Reception is open to the public at 6:30 followed by a showing of “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Other Newman films shown Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Contact Cannon Beach History Center. Sunset Blvd, Cannon Beach, Oregon. 503-436-9301. www.cbhistory.org
June 13. 45th Sandcastle Day, Cannon Beach. The event cajoles amateurs, families, professionals and people of all ages to participate in this wildly imaginative festival, with hundreds of sculptures, figures, scenarios and creatures carved out of the sand near Haystack Rock. It all begins at 6:30 a.m. with registration and building at the large entrance just north of Haystack Rock (by the Wayfarer Restaurant). Cars are then allowed to enter the beach. There will be a wide array of contestants this year, ranging from the Professional Master’s division to the Large Group Category. The Sand Fleas category is for those who are the under 6 age group. Awards will be given in all six divisions (Masters, Large Group, Small Group, Sand Teens, Sand Juniors, & Sand Fleas). This year the awards will be presented at the Radio Disney Tent. Viewing is between 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. www.cannonbeach.org, or call (503) 436-2623 ext 3.
June 13. Northwest Authors Series: Jim Lynch will read selections from his books, answer audience questions and sign books. The series is free and open to the public. 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Cannon Beach Library. 131 N. Hemlock. Cannon Beach, Oregon.
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