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Three Great Cannon Beach Events Inspire May Getaways to the Oregon Coast

Cannon Beach offers some great events each May that will give you even more reasons for a springtime visit. Plan a weekend stay to see why Cannon Beach is known as one of the Top 100 Art Towns in America, dine on cuisine inspired by America’s first foodie or go for a spin on a fat bike during these fun spring events.

 

Spring Unveiling Arts Festival: May 3-5

Cannon Beach galleries around town pull out all the stops, featuring new works, demos and receptions showcasing their top artists all weekend long. Participants can attend a reception and meet the artist behind a favorite watercolor landscape or chat with a renowned photographer or public bronze sculptor. In a town known for its vibrant art scene, this festival is a great way for you to experience the arts in Cannon Beach. (More Information)

 

North Coast Culinary Fest: May 10-12

This inaugural festival is a celebration of American culinary great James Beard. Local restaurants will feature Beard-inspired dinners, while regional culinary artisans offer workshops and demos on everything from artisan baking to eco foraging. You’ll find tastings of cheeses, wine, beer and spirits, along with an opportunity to attend a champagne reception at Beard’s childhood summer home in nearby Gearhart. (More Information)

 

Cannon Beach Fat Bike Festival: May 17-19

The first festival of its kind on the Oregon Coast, this festival offers a weekend of fun events to enjoy while exploring the beaches and lovely community of Cannon Beach by bike. Events planned include a sunset beach ride and bonfire with fat bike games and activities; a Saturday poker ride and scavenger hunt; and a beach clean-up by bike on Sunday. (More Information)