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How to Spend the Holidays on the Oregon Coast

Celebrate the holidays on the Oregon Coast! Our gorgeous Manzanita vacation rentals invite families and friends alike to gather for quality time spent in the comfort of a private home. During December, you’ll enjoy fewer crowds and beautiful coastal scenery, giving you plenty of time to explore fun, festive events throughout the holiday season. 

How to Spend the Holidays on the Oregon Coast 

Check Out Haystack Holidays in Nearby Cannon Beach 

Haystack Holidays ( is a series of events designed to celebrate the season on the Oregon Coast. Attend events like the Lauren Kinhan Concert and the Holiday Foods Around the World. 

  • Love Letters and Ornaments in Blue will feature Oregon expat, Lauren Kinhan, in the place from which all her music and inspiration springs on Thursday, December 23rd at 7:30PM.  
  • Holiday Foods Around the World will take place from Dec. 26th – 30th. Visit participating Cannon Beach restaurants as they feature unique food and beverage specials highlighting many different countries and cultures. 

Shop the Local Businesses in Manzanita  

Stop in town and hit the shops with family and friends! There are many great local businesses in the area that have the perfect gift for your loved ones. Whether it’s a Manzanita Beach t-shirt or a skillfully crafted goodie, we’re sure you’ll be able to find the perfect present to wrap and place under the tree.   

Whale Watch on the Oregon Coast 

If you want to catch a glimpse of one of the ocean’s most majestic creatures, you’re in luck! During the month of December and January, nearly 18,000 gray whales migrate from the cold waters of Alaska to the warm waters of Baja Mexico. Grab your binoculars and head out to the Whale Watching Center or  Ecola State Park to spot the whales. 

Give the Gift of a Manzanita Beach Vacation for the Holidays 

No matter the occasion, you can find the perfect way to celebrate life’s special moments with a gift of a Manzanita Beach vacation. Find an oceanfront vacation rental and enjoy stunning views or reserve a home with pet-friendly amenities so your pup can also experience life’s most significant moments with the family.  Let us help you plan your next beach vacation!