See also: The Newport Chamber of Commerce Calendar of Events for a complete listing of events in Newport.
2013 Newport MarathonSat, June 1
Starting at Yaquina Bay State Park
Received before Mar 1st: $85
Received before Apr 1st: $95
Then until it fills: $105
Contact Info: Tom Swinford; send an email
From quiet walks on the beach to deep sea fishing to visiting the numerous local attractions, there are a wide range of opportunities for recreation and inner reflection. It's the perfect setting for a marathon.
This year's Marathon is limited to 1200 entrants. in order to provide a quality marathon experience to all our participants. So please register early!
Athletes must pick up their race packets between 3:00 pm and 9:30 pm on Friday May 31st, 2013 at Race Headquarters located at the Embarcadero Resort Hotel.
There will be no packet or number pick-up on race day.
2013 Newport Celtic Festival & Highland GamesJune 7 - 9
Lincoln County Fairgrounds
Date/Time Info: Multiple Events over the three day weekend
Contact Info: send an email
For details on individual event dates, times & locations, please visit our web page at newportcelticfestival.com and be sure to check our "Celtic Calendar" for other events hosted by the Celtic Heritage Alliance throughout the year.
The 50th Annual Gem & Mineral Show - Rock'n the Coast at NewportSat & Sun, June 15-16
Yaquina View Elementary School Gymnasium
351 SE Harney St in Newport
Contact Info: 541-265-2514
Samaritan House Garden TourJune 23, 2013 Time: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Event Description: This annual fundraiser for the Samaritan House Homeless Family Shelter is a tour of seven beautiful gardens along the Yaquina Bay Road and in the Toledo area.
Olalla Lake Off-Road TriathalonJune 29,
2013 see website
Event Description: Advanced registration deadline is June 26th at 10pm. After that registrations will be accepted on the day of the event for an additional fee. See below for details.
Yaquina Bay FireworksJuly 4, 2013 Time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Event Description: Watch the sky light up over Yaquina Bay.
10th Annual Dog Agility ShowJuly 5, 2013 - July 7, 2013
2013 Lincoln County FairJuly 12, 2013 - July 14, 2013
$5 admission provides the entrance to our "Pacific Wonderland" featuring "Jungle Wonders", "Geek Land" an opportunity to share youthful talents, "Kiddie Land" with pony rides, twisty balloons and more, "Woodland and Garden Wonders" featuring information about outdoor wonders, and many more interesting displays. Enter your crafts in the fair, guidelines are on-line. The carnival is back with rides for all ages. Bull-O-Rama on Sunday afternoon.
"Barrel to Keg Relay"July 13, 2013
Event Description: Sponsored by the Rogue Brewery, Harris Bridge Vineyard and Community Services Consortium, this 69.5 mile running relay starts near Philomath, runs along scenic back roads of Benton and Lincoln County, through Toledo, and finishes in Newport at the Rogue Brewery on the South Bay. In support of CSC and its mission to help people, teams of 2, 4, and 6 members run/walk 12 legs of the relay, finishing with cheers and beers. Watch for runners crossing the Yaquina Bay Bridge between 3:30pm and 7:30pm.
Newport Chamber Yo-Pro's: 3rd Annual "Amazing Race !"July 27, 2013
Event Description: This is an adventure where two person teams will solve clues, find locations, complete challenges and race throughout Newport, in order to cross the finish line.
The completion of each challenge will earn you a clue to find the location of the next challenge.
Teams can be made of 2 Women, 2 Men or 2 Coed, must be 18 years or older.
Traveling by foot is the only mode of transportation allowed.
More information. contact Bobbi at the Newport Chamber of Commerce at: 541-265-8801.
QUILTS BY THE SEA !August 2, 2013 - August 3, 2013
Event Description:Now in its 22 year, 200+ quilts on display.
Arrrrrrrghhhh! ! ! . . . . . .Buccaneer Rampage is Coming to Newport!August 24, 2013
Event Description: The first annual Buccaneer Rampage will be Saturday August 24th 2013 in Newport Oregon, and will feature a number of challenging obstacles spread out over a few miles of muddy, steep terrain. Competitors will have to brave everything from flaming hurdles to mud crawls and rope walls.
Prizes will be given for the best pirate costumes and top finishers in each age group.
The event will also feature an after party, with music, food, and a beer garden.
Oregon's 3rd Annual Glass Pumpkin PatchSeptember 1 - 3, 2013, 9am to 5pm each day
The Kelp Forest Gallery (parking lot)
1738 N Coast Highway in Newport (just south of Fred Meyer's)
There will be approximately 1,000 hand blown glass pumpkins in a wide variety of colors, sizes and prices for you to choose from. Come see us for our 3rd Annual Oregon Coast event.
2013 Oregon Coast Jazz Party (formerly Jazz at Newport)October 4, 2013 - October 6, 2013
Event Description:, The 10th Annual Oregon Coast Jazz Party (formerly Jazz at Newport), is slated for Oct. 4th, 5th & 6th, 2013.
Free Flight Run 5K/10K at the Hatfield Science CenterOctober 13, 2013 Time: 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Where: Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC), South Beach Slip Road, Newport Oregon.
Course Description: Scenic, paved course on jetty, along bay and nature trail, flat, fast and fun. No headphones, baby joggers, skates, bicycles, or pets allowed on the course. One Aid Station within 5K, same one out and back for 10K.
Start Times: 9 a.m. start for 5K and 10K followed by Kids-run.
Directions: Race held in South Beach, south of Newport, OR. From Newport, cross Yaquina Bay Bridge, take first right after bridge, and follow signs to HMSC. From south, before crossing Yaquina Bay Bridge into Newport, take right toward Aquarium and HMSC, and follow signs.
If Postmarked by 10/1/10 5K/10K $20.00 Kids Run (10 and under) $7.00 If Postmarked after 10/1/10 5K/10K $25.00 Kids Run (10 and under) $10.00 Pre-registered Coast Hills Club Members 5K/10K $14.00Day of race registration begins at 8 a.m. at HMSC. T-Shirts are only guaranteed for pre-registered runners. 5K /10K runners will receive long sleeve shirts. Kids-run participants receive a short sleeved shirt. Lodging
Call the Newport. Chamber of Commerce 1-800-COAST-44.
PROCEEDS support Lincoln County Youth "250 miles for $50" scholarship program, Elementary track meets and other local running activities.
Awards given for top Overall Male and Female in the 5K and 10K, top Masters Male and Female in the 5K and 10K, and age group awards in 5 year increments. All Kids-run participants receive a finisher ribbon, but there are no overall or age group awards.
Creatures of the Day at the Oregon Coast AquariumOctober 26, 2013 Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Event Description: Creatures of the Day for younger Trick or Treaters. Games, face painting and a Wizard of Oz trail, bean bag games, candy and much more! Please bring 2 cans of non-perishable food as part of our reduced admission, and we'll also be donating all proceeds from our wonderful bake sale to the Lincoln County Animal Shelter.
Newport Chamber Presents its 5th Annual "Scary-Okie ! ! ! !"October 26, 2013 Time: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Event Description: Once again, the Chamber will hold its Scary-Okie event this year!
"Trick or Treat in Nye Beach"October 31, 2013 Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Nye Beach Historic District in Newport
Event Description: Costumed trick or treaters visit participating Nye Beach Merchants between 3 and 5pm, for "treats" from our business community.
Bayfront Safe Halloween Trick-or-Treat ! ! !October 31, 2013 Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Newport's Historic Bayfront
Event Description: Along Newport's Historic Bayfront, businesses will have a sign posted. Last year, over 30 businesses participated.
8th Annual "Deco"-ween Trick or TreatOctober 31, 2013 Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Facebook page: NewportDecoDistrict
Event Description: Newport's Deco District event in City Center Newport, is for costumed kids under age 13.