Central Coast Oregon Events


Below are some event suggestions culled from web resources. Always check directly with the vendors for the latest information and exact dates.

Farmers Market

Newport Farmers Market – Saturdays
Outdoors May – October 9am – 1pm
Indoors November – April 10am – 2pm

Yachats Farmers Market  – Sundays May  – October  9am – 2pm

Oregon Coast Aquarium Encounters

Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturdays. Giant Pacific Octopus.Explore the realm of the Giant Pacific Octopus and get a slimy handshake! The Octopus Encounter includes a behind-the-scenes tour and educational information about the care of this amazing invertebrate. Ages 8 and up. 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Oregon Coast Aquarium. 2820 S.E. Ferry Slip Road. Newport, Oregon. 541-867-3474. aquarium.org. Verify directly with the Aquarium.

Saturday and Sundays. Behind the Scenes Tours at the Aquarium.See how to vacuum in the water, make food for a 500-pound sea lion and what it looks like above the Passages of the Deep. 1-1:30 p.m. Oregon Coast Aquarium. 2820 S.E. Ferry Slip Road. Newport, Oregon. 541-867-3474. aquarium.org. Verify directly with the Aquarium.

Every Saturday and Sunday. Seal and Sea Lion Kisses.This is 20-30 minute experience including a behind-the-scenes look at our pinniped facility followed by a whiskery kiss from a sea lion or harbor seal and fun photo opportunities. Ages 8 and up. 2:15 – 3:00 p.m. Oregon Coast Aquarium. 2820 S.E. Ferry Slip Road. Newport, Oregon. 541-867-3474. aquarium.org. Verify directly with the Aquarium.

January

February

March

April

  • Whale Watching Spring Migration

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December