Events at the Beach
A number of events in nearby Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, and other local destinations can make your visit to Gearhart by the Sea memorable. Astoria is a short 15 miles north of Gearhart by the Sea. Seaside is just three miles south of the resort, and Cannon Beach is 8.5 miles south of the resort.
- June 14-30. Astoria Music Festival. It’s considered one of the top opera events in the state of Oregon.June 16-30. Junior Shanghaied at the Astor Street Opry Company Playhouse in Astoria. Various days and times.June 21. Anniversary of the Japanese Attack at Ft. Stevens State Park.June 21-30. Scandinavian Midsummer Festival in Astoria.June 21-31. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach. Various days and times.
- Through August 31. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach. Various days and times.July 4. 4th of July in Warrenton. 503-861-7447.July 4. 4th of July Parade and Fireworks in Seaside.July 4. Independence Day Parade in Cannon Beach.July 20-21. World War II Living History Event at Ft. Stevens State Park.August 2013
- Through August 31. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach. Various days and times.Ongoing Events, Music, Exhibits, and Cooking School
- Ongoing. Dinner shows featuring three entrees paired with three wines, brunch classes, wine and cheese tasting, you name it,EVOO Cooking School in Cannon Beach has it. See their website for a complete listing of classes, including their “Dinner Shows” on various nights. You’ll wine and dine, watch and learn while EVOO prepares everything in front of you.The first Saturday of each month. Seaside Art Walk in downtown Seaside. Maps can be collected from participating businesses or from the Chamber of Commerce. Look for balloons outside art walk locations. 5 pm to 8 pm.Friday nights. McMenamin’s Sand Trap right next to Gearhart Resort features various music performers. 7 pm.Weather permitting, February through September. Haystack Rock Awareness Program staff can be found on the beach at Haystack Rock during daytime low-tide hours.May 12 through mid-October, Sundays. Astoria Sunday Market.June through September, Tuesdays. Cannon Beach Farmers Market. 2pm.May through September. Fiber Explorations, Watcha Do About Quilting mixed media textile/quilt exhibit at Cannon Beach History Center and Museum.