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The 67th Annual Newport Loyalty Days



On May 3-5, join the celebration of the 67th Annual Newport Loyalty Days! Known as the Dungeness Crab Capital of the World, Newport is not just a haven for seafood lovers but also a community rich in tradition and patriotic spirit. The Loyalty Days Parade offers a unique blend of celebration, remembrance, and community engagement, drawing both locals and visitors alike.


Loyalty Days began has evolved into a festival of patriotism and community pride. This annual event not only commemorates the loyalty of the nation but also highlights the spirit of Newport’s tight-knit community.


Supporting Local

This year’s event is brought to life with the generous support of local businesses, without whom these celebrations would not be possible. A special thanks to:

  • Discover Newport Oregon

  • NW Natural

  • Oregon State Credit Union

  • Super Oscar's Mexican Food

  • Newport Lions Club

  • Abby's Pizza

  • Yaquinta Sanitary Inc

  • Pacific Digital Works Inc

  • Lincoln Glass Company


Please show your appreciation by supporting these businesses in our community, who continue to make events like the Loyalty Days Parade possible.


Event Schedule Overview

The festivities kick off on Friday, May 3, and extend through the weekend, promising a lineup of activities that cater to all ages and interests:


Friday, May 3:

  • 11:30 AM: Veteran's Luncheon at The Newport 60+ Center.

  • 7:00 PM: Loyalty Court Recognition of Princesses at The Newport PAC Center.

  • 9:00 PM: Reading of the Names of all Fallen Soldiers at The Newport Armory.

Saturday, May 4:

  • 11:45 AM: Non-Competitive Mile Run.

  • NOON: Loyalty Days Parade along Hwy 101 from NW 25th St to Hwy 20.

  • 1:30 PM: Open House at the American Legion.

  • 2:00 PM: Open House at the National Guard Armory.

Sunday, May 5:

  • 9:00 AM: Survival Suit Races on Port Dock 3 on the Bay Front.

  • 11:00 AM: Blessing of the Fleet on Yaquina Bay.

  • 1:00 PM: Highliner Competition and Community BBQ at the International Terminal.

  • 4:00 PM: Fisherman's Memorial Service at Yaquina Bay Park.


Newport’s Loyalty Days is more than just a parade; it’s a full weekend of activities designed to celebrate and honor the hardworking individuals who have shaped the community’s past and present. Whether you're a local resident or a visitor, Loyalty Days offers a chance to experience the heart and soul of Newport while enjoying family-friendly events, honoring local traditions, and creating new memories.


For the latest news and updates, please consider joining the Newport Loyalty Days Facebook page.

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