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8 Summer Activities to Do on The North Coast

June 6, 2019

If you are planning a trip to Manzanita Beach this summer be sure to check out some of these great events and activities going on in the area. From fun in the sand building sandcastles to celebrating the birth of our great nation, there is always something fun and exciting going on on the North Coast.

Kelly's Brighton Marina Manzanita Beach Oregon1. Nehalem Bay Crab Derby

June 1st, 2019 - 9:00AM

Location: Kelly’s Brighton Marina

Come and join us Saturday June 1st for the 15th annual Nehalem Bay Crab Derby! $10 per ticket will get you entered in to try and catch the $1000 crab :) Many great raffle prizes, games and vendors make this the perfect fun family-friendly event to attend! And Free Fishing Weekend means no license required to crab.

Photo credit: Kelly’s Brighton Marina

2. Marine Microplastic Filtration Event

June 8th, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Calling all beach lovers! Help to remove harmful microplastic from Neahkahnie Beach in Manzanita, Oregon. We are going to have two great days on the beach working together to make our beach cleaner and safer for everyone.

Manzanita Beach Fourth of July Parade3. July 4th Manzanita Parade

July 4th, 2019

Location: Laneda Avenue, Manzanita

Family-friendly parade down Laneda Ave. More information coming soon!

4. Port of Garibaldi Night Market

July 5th, 2019

Location: Laneda Avenue, Manzanita

Family and pet-friendly free event. Outdoor games, the market will feature local vendors selling their wares, everything from homemade soaps to fresh off the dock seafood. We will have local food vendors such as Portside Bistro serving up their cuisine and live music by Christopher Reyne so make sure to bring your whole family and have a good time. We will have door prizes at each market that you can participate in at no additional cost.

5. Manzanita Farmers Market

June 7th, 2019, Every Friday through September 5-8, 2019

Location: Intersection of 5th Street South & Laneda Ave, Manzanita

Help support our local families by supporting our farmers today! The impact you make at farmer’s markets are helping to ensure that there will be farms in your community tomorrow. The core of farmer's markets is the community gathering together.

6. 55th Annual Sandcastle Contest

June 7-9th, 2019

Location: Cannon Beach

Sandcastle Contest starts at 12:30 PM. Judging begins at 5:30 PM.

NCRDs Beach Walk & Run at Manzanita logo7. NCRD’s Beach Walk & Run at Manzanita

June 13th, 2019

Come see why so many are calling this “One of the most scenic runs in the region!” The race begins at the food of the Laneda Ave, that runs through the center of Manzanita, on to the sandy shores of Manzanita Beach.

8. Tillamook County Fair

August 7-10, 2019

Country nights and carnival lights! Good food, Legendary Pig N’ Ford Races, Horse Races, Demolition Derby, Live music and more!

Manzanita Beach Sand Dunes

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