Cannon Beach in Lights & “Name that Tune” Window Display Contest

207 N. Spruce Street,, Cannon Beach, OR

Holiday Lights & ‘Name That Tune’ Window Display Contest Visit participating retailers and check out their inspired lights and decor. Then submit correct ‘Name That Tune’ playing cards for a chance to win a holiday gift basket. Drop your entry off at the Cannon Beach Chamber or vote online at Voting open through the 20th. Awards will be announced

Holiday Wreath Making

207 N. Spruce Street,, Cannon Beach, OR

  Get creative at the Cannon Beach Chamber of Commerce from 11am until 3pm. This wreath making event even comes with an instructor - along with refreshments and holiday music! Recycle last year’s ring and receive a discount.

Santa Claus is Coming to Cannon Beach


Santa Claus is coming to town. Actually, he is coming to the Cannon Beach Chamber of Commerce where you can get your photo taken with him.  The big red elf will be photo-ready from 1pm to 4pm.    Ho Ho Ho!  

Haystack Holidays in Cannon Beach

Haystack Holidays is a collection of delightful special events in Cannon Beach that will warm your heart. Get into the spirit of the season at events for all ages! Check for details.  Between the shopping and special events,  you can enjoy the spectacular Oregon Coast during a season like no other.  Make Tolovana Inn your home away from home, with spacious suites

Plaid Friday & Small Business Saturday!

Cannon Beach 172 N.Hemlock, Cannon Beach, OR

Celebrate Plaid Friday, and Small Business Saturday in Cannon Beach.  Visitors and locals are encouraged to wear PLAID on Friday to show your  support for the  businesses that make Cannon Beach so uniquely special! This two-day extended shopping experience is a great way to shop local, shop small, shop safe! Plaid Friday kicks off the six weeks of Haystack Holidays.

Virtual Lamp Lighting Ceremony

Watch the live stream of our re-imaged beloved holiday tradition on our Haystack Holidays Facebook page at 5pm.  Just before the ceremony keep an eye out for Santa around town in the fire truck.

Fat Bike Festival in Cannon Beach

Get on your Fat Bike and Ride! Fat Bike fans can enjoy a weekend of activities and special events at the Cannon Beach Fat Bike Festival.  Highlights include a enjoy a 13- mile beach ride to Hug Point, a Scavenger Hunt around town, and Fat Bike games and bonfire at Tolovana Park. You will need to bring your own Fat


Summer of Sandcastles: Virtual Sandcastle Contest

Cannon Beach

It's the Summer of Sandcastles in Cannon Beach. The 57th annual Cannon Beach Sandcastle Contest will be a virtual competition this year,  as a COVID-safe alternative.   Gather you crew, and build a sandcastle sometime before September 6th. Then, submit a photo or short video of your build to enter to content. Follow this Facebook sight for inspiration and more details

Lamp Lighting Ceremony

Sandpiper Square 172 N. Hemlock, Cannon Beach

The holiday lamp lighting ceremony in Cannon Beach is a tender, holiday tradition. Join us in Sandpiper Square for a festive Christmas experience.  Enjoy music, singing, and special guests. Free to the public. For more details, call (503) 436-2623.


Pictures with Santa Claus!

Sandpiper Square 172 N. Hemlock, Cannon Beach

Pictures with Santa: Saturday, December 11th at 1:00pm – 4:00pm Santa Claus is coming to town. Come support the Cannon Beach Academy and get your picture with Santa.  Join us this year at Sandpiper Square (or the Chamber Community Hall in case of rain).

Sandcastle Contest

Cannon Beach 172 N.Hemlock, Cannon Beach, OR

The 58th Annual Cannon Beach Sandcastle Contest returns to "in-person" on the beach! Divisions of the contest include Sand Fleas, Juniors, Teens, Small Group, Large Group, and Masters. The building will begin at 2 pm and the final judging on the Master’s division will be at 7 pm. Contest rules are simple and no themes are mandated.  This often results