Travel Notice:

Travel Notice:

The City of Cannon Beach/Clatsop County are in Phase 2 of the Reopening plan. Hotels/rentals are taking guests, Restaurants may offer limited seating, businesses are open with safety protocols in place. Beaches are open. The State of Oregon requires face coverings in all indoor public spaces. In addition, face coverings are required in outdoor public spaces when physical distancing is not possible. Garbage left behind on our beaches and parks has become a concern so please remember to "Pack OUT what you pack In.. help protect our environment".

See our Coronavirus Update Page for the latest details.


Stormy Weather Arts Festival

Join us November 6-8, 2020

For 33 years, the Stormy Weather Arts Festival on the first weekend in November has been one of Cannon Beach’s most popular events. You can immerse yourself in the creative culture that has long been a part of this community recognized as one of the 100 best art towns in America. The weekend offers musical performances and gallery events with the opportunity to meet renowned artists, see their latest works or watch them demonstrate their techniques.

Enjoy a variety of COVID safe gatherings and artist demonstrations and catch free live musical performances with regional musicians at outdoor venues throughout the town.

"Cannon Beach is committed to the health and safety of everyone in our community"

In an effort to continue the Stormy Weather Arts Festival and respect the safety & well-being of all our attendees every measure is being made to have a COVID safe event, following CDC and the State’s guidelines.

Cannon Beach is home to over a dozen art galleries. Many of their most successful national and regional artists, as well as prominent local artists, will be showcased during the festival. See the full schedule below:

2020 Festival Brochure - Click HERE!

Saturday Night Paint & Sip Tickets and Posters on Sale Online - Click HERE!

Featured Festival Artwork Artist 2020: Hazel Skaling Schlesinger

"November Skies Over Haystack Rock" ©

November Skies Over Haystack Rock

Original on display at Northwest By Northwest Gallery

2020 Schedule, includes but not limited to:


Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

Gallery Showings

A weekend full of art gallery events and guest artists throughout town.

For the full list of galleries and their event details visit

Cannon Beach Gallery Group


Saturday, November 7

Music Around Town

Enjoy live performances by regional musicians at four different locations around town.

11:00 am—5:00 pm


Coaster Theatre Courtyard, Ecola Square, Sandpiper Square, and The Landing

Performers: Andrew Tonry, Andy & Boris, Blue Jug, Bobby Beaulieu, Bobcat Rice, Bruce Smith, Chris Beers, John Orr, Jon & Jay, Richard T., Steve Cheseborough, and Tim Monaghan.


SWAF Paint & Sip

6:00 pm—9:00 pm

Cost: $40  Tickets on sale NOW!

Location: Chamber Community Hall - 207 North Spruce Street

Instructor Ben Schlattman will walk you through a stormy weather inspired creation of your own! 

Seating is limited to 18 for COVID safety and masks are required.


2019 Merchandise still available!!

SWAF swag 2019

Pick up a long sleeve and sweatshirt today!

Available at the Visitor Information Center located at 207 North Spruce Street


Thank you to our Event Sponsors

Bronze Coast Gallery

Jeffrey Hull Gallery


Thank you to our Music Sponsor
The Wine Shack


Thank you to our In-kind Sponsors

Pelican Brewing Company

Mariner Market


Featured Businesses

Image Gallery