Oregon Coast Events: Early Summer in Pacific City, Tillamook, Manzanita, Wheeler, Rockaway
(Garibaldi, Oregon) – Tillamook County has entered summer, which means a plethora of Independence Day events, outdoor markets, bonfires on the beach, historical re-enactments, and a wide variety of festivals. It all happens in towns like Pacific City, Cloverdale, Oceanside, Tillamook, Tierra Del Mar, Garibaldi, Rockaway Beach, Nehalem and Manzanita.
Third Sunday of Every Month. Artful Breakfast. Year-round fundraiser 3rd Sunday of every month Bay City Arts Center. Breakfast prepared and served by BCAC Board and artists. Hours: 8 a.m. - noon. 5th and A in Bay City, Oregon. 503-377-9620 or 842-7013.
First Sunday. Country Folk Music Jam. Bring instruments or sing along. 1 p.m. Free. Tillamook Forest Center. 45500 Wilson River Highway, near Tillamook. 866-930-4646. www.tillamookforestcenter.org
Every Last Saturday of the month. Pacific City Birding Safari. Novices and experienced birders welcome for a guided nature walk with locals. Meet at the Migrations Coffee Shop at 8 a.m. Return by 11:30 a.m. Pacific City, Oregon. (503) 965-6994 or www.birdingandblues.com
LIVE MUSIC, KARAOKE AT SAN DUNE TAVERN, Manzanita. Call for schedule. Laneda Ave. (503) 368-5080.
Weekends through September. Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad. Weekends 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. Garibaldi, Oregon. 503-842-7972
Every Friday. Manzanita Farmers Market. Emphasis is on fresh produce from local growers. “A lot of folks producing more and a variety of things.” 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Special events, music, activities, environmental resources and a community social are planned throughout the summer. Downtown Manzanita, Oregon
June 26. Tillamook Dairy Festival. Children’s Parade – 10:30 a.m. Grand Parade – 11:00 a.m. Downtown Tillamook, Oregon. 503-812-0591, 503-842-7525.
June 26. Manzanita Film Series. Admission $6. 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Manzanita, Oregon. 971-235-9450.
June 26. Tillamook Rose Planting Festival. 10 a.m. Tillamook County Pioneer Museum. 2106 Second Street. Tillamook, Oregon. 503-842-4553
June 26 - 27. Tillamook County Rodeo. Bareback riding, steer wrestling, bull riding, wild cow milking, barrel racing, and more! June Dairy Parade at 10:30 a.m. Tillamook County Fairgrounds. Tillamook, Oregon. www.tillamookrodeo.com
June 28-30. Slug soup, Summer Art Camp for Young People with Unique Tastes. 14 classes in a variety of art media, for students entering K-8 next fall. Scholarships are available. Nestucca Jr/Sr High. Cloverdale, Oregon. 503-392-4581
July 3. Pacific City Fireworks happen at dusk near Cape Kiwanda
July 3. Clover's Day Festival: "Party in the Pasture." Pancake breakfast, classic auto show, live music. This is one of the oldest events in South Tillamook County. Cloverdale, Oregon. 503-392-4340
July 3 - 4. Live Music at Cape Kiwanda. Music, dancing, and the surf all come together in the Cape Kiwanda Parking Lot. Pacific City, Oregon. 503-392-4340
July 4. Manzanita. Manzanita Pancake Breakfast, 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Fire Hall, Manzanita. Independence Day Parade, 1 p.m. Through Manzanita – onlookers are urged to join in the marching. 503-368-5100. Fireworks on the Beach at 10 p.m.
July 4. Nehalem Bay Winery Fourth of July Barbecue. Free hot dogs. Music by Baby Gramps (blues). $5 cover for music (children under 6 are free and minors must be accompanied by a parent). Free food, but drinks are for purchase. Festivities start a ways after 1 p.m. (just after Manzanita’s parade) and will wrap up about 5:30 p.m. Nehalem Bay Winery, Hwy 53 (just outside of Nehalem). 1-888-368-9463.
July 4. Rockaway Beach. July 4th Parade (11 a.m.), Auction at the Caboose at noon. Fireworks at dusk are sizable and impressive for such a small town. 503-355-8108.
July 4 at Garibaldi Museum. 18th Century Sailing Re-enactments and Rope making activities. 12 noon – 4. Garibaldi Museum. 112 Hwy 101. Garibaldi, Oregon. 503-322-8411.
July 9 to August 27. Friday Night Beach Fires. Rockaway Beach off of the Wayside. Rockaway, Oregon. 503-355-2291
July 10. The Garibaldi Museum Reenactment of 18th Century Sailors & Rope Making. 12 noon – 4 p.m. Garibaldi Museum. 112 Hwy 101, Garibaldi, Oregon. 503-322-8411
July 9 - 11. 25th Annual Gary Anderson Open Golf Tournament. Alderbrook Golf Course. 7300 Alderbrook Rd. Bay City, Oregon. and Bay Breeze Putting Course. 2325 Latimer Rd. Tillamook, Oregon. 503-322-3331.
July 10. Art with a View and Tea Too! Garden tea fundraiser for Esther Milne Living Memorial Fund and Nestucca Valley Elementary Art Literacy. Sweets, savories, tea, art, music, raffle, flowers, ocean view. 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. At Pat Sears' Garden. Tierra del Mar, Oregon. 503-392-4862
July 16 - 18. 51st Annual Dory Days. Large display of Dory Boats at the Cape Kiwanda parking lot. Parade Saturday 11 a.m. Registration begins 8 a.m. Tillamook County boat landing at Sunset Drive. Pacific City, Oregon. 503-965-7779
July 17 - 18. Nehalem’s 18th Annual Celebration of Crafts. Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m./Sun. 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Booth Fee: $40. Downtown Nehalem, Oregon. 503-368-5822
July 24. Manzanita Film Series. Admission $6.00. 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Manzanita, Oregon. 971-235-9450.
July 24. Garibaldi Days Silent Auction. 12 noon – 6 p.m. Garibaldi Museum. 112 Hwy 101. Garibaldi, Oregon. 503-322-8411
July 24. 20th Annual Manzanita Beach Walk/Run. 5k run/walk or a 10k run along the beautiful beach in Manzanita. 9 a.m. - noon. 503-368-4595. www.ncrdnehalem.org
July 24. Wine & Cheese Tasting. 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Admission: $3/Adults. Garibaldi Museum. 112 Hwy 101. Garibaldi, Oregon. 503-322-8411
July 30. Tillamook Moonlight Madness. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Downtown Tillamook, Oregon. 503-842-7591
July 31. Annual Northwest Classics Fly-In/Cruise In. Admission: $5 (includes admission to Museum). 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tillamook Naval Air Museum. 6030 Hangar Rd. Tillamook, Oregon. 503-842-1130. www.tillamookair.com
July 31. Street Dance. Rockaway Beach Wayside. Rockaway, Oregon. 503-355-2291
July 31. Reenactment of 18th Century Sailors & Rope Making. 12 noon – 4 p.m. Garibaldi Museum. 112 Hwy 101. Garibaldi, Oregon. 503-322-8411
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