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. Effective July 15, 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.  A statewide limit of 10 people in indoor social gatherings is also in place.

See our Coronavirus Update Page for the latest details.


Stormy Weather Arts Festival

Save the Date: November 6-8, 2020

For over 30 years, the Stormy Weather Arts Festival on the first weekend in November has been one of Cannon Beach’s most popular events where 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 is jam-packed with musical performances and gallery events offering the opportunity to meet renowned artists, see their latest works or watch them demonstrate their techniques.

Special concerts showcase some of the Northwest's most celebrated or up-and-coming musicians in the intimate setting of Cannon Beach’s Coaster Theatre Playhouse. Other events include the Dancing in the Rain Fashion Show featuring apparel and accessories from local and national designers; and Brews, Blues & Barbecue where guests can sample local beers while enjoying live blues and a barbecue lunch.

On Friday evening and all day Saturday, visitors can wander from gallery to gallery enjoying a variety of receptions and artist demonstrations and catch free live musical performances with regional musicians at indoor and outdoor venues throughout the town. See the full schedule below:

Stormy Weather Art Festival 2019 Artwork 

"Purity of Freedom" by Taryn Wise


NEW Merchandise for 2019!!

SWAF swag 2019

Pick up a long sleeve and sweatshirt today!

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

2019 Schedule of Events

A weekend full of art gallery events, receptions and guest artists throughout town. (See the full schedule of events in our brochure.)


The Portlanders in Concert 7:30pm (Doors at 7pm)Folk supergroup, love band, songwriting multi-instrumentalists and singers, The Portlanders are Kate Power, Steve Einhorn, Mick Doherty and Kevin Shay Johnson, who share the stage in friendship and no less than two hundred collective years in folk music. Cost: $27* | Location: Coaster Theatre Playhouse (*combo ticket discount available)


Dancing in the Rain Fashion Show – 10am (Doors at 9:45am)Pick out a new outfit at this runway show featuring apparel and accessories from local and national designers available in Cannon Beach shops. Cost: Free (15 minute early entry & Guaranteed VIP seating with $5 donation) | Location: Coaster Theatre Playhouse 

Music Around Town – 11am-5pmEnjoy live performances by regional musicians at seven different locations around town. Cost: Free/Donations | Locations: The Landing, Sandpiper Square, Coaster Theatre Courtyard, Ecola Square, Pelican Brewing, Spruce Street Plaza, Public Coast Brewing. Sponsored by Bronze Coast Gallery.

CD Release Concert with Marv & Rindy Ross, Jon Koonce and special guests - 7:30pm (doors at 7pm)The founding members of Quarterflash join forces with one of Portland's original indie roots rockers for a great evening of fantastic music. Cost: $39* | Location: Coaster Theatre Playhouse (*combo ticket discount available)


Brews, Blues & Barbecue – 11am-2pmSample local craft brews and savor a delicious barbecue lunch from local chefs. Live music with Steve Cheseborough. Cost: $25 | Location: Cannon Beach Community Hall


Thank you to our Sprinkle Sponsors

Bronze Coast Gallery

Jeffrey Hull Gallery


Thank you to our Umbrella Sponsor
MacGregor's- A Whiskey Bar


Thank you to our Fashion Show Sponsors

B. Boutique

Dena's Shop on the Corner

Maggie & Henry

Rachelle M. Rustic House of Fashion


and thank you to our in-kind sponsors...

Cannon Beach Vacation Rentals

The Waves

Tolovana Inn

Cannon Beach Bakery

Cannon Beach Design Co.

Coaster Theatre

Fresh Foods Cannon Beach

Pelican Brewing Cannon Beach

Public Coast Brewing

Sage Bleu Catering

Sweet Basil's Café


Basketcase-Your Cannon Beach Florist

Beachcomber Vacation Homes

Northwest By Northwest Gallery

Sleepy Monk Coffee

The Wine Shack

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