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Events & Festivals


Recognized as one of the most magnificent Independence Day celebrations on the Northern Oregon Coast, Rockaway Beach is the preeminent place to be on the fourth of July. Celebrate your freedom with Rockaway Beach's Independence Parade at 11 a.m. and keep the patriotic spirit going all day long with a host of holiday festivities.
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On a recent evening, I was running on the treadmill at the Tillamook YMCA and, at the end of my session, the gentlemen next to me […]
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The ‘September Morn’ dahlia, blooming at Old House Dahlias, glows golden from the base of the petals, and like sunrise the intense fuchsia color at the […]
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It’s not Memorial Day weekend in Rockaway Beach until the first kite of many appears above the skyline. Every spring, the American Kitefliers Association, the largest […]
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When David Greenberg published his first children’s book “Slugs,” he had no idea this iconic Oregon gastropod would lead to his favorite endeavor—the annual Oregon Coast […]
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With the call of a bugle the competitors get ready at the gate. Pop! goes the starter’s gun, and—they’re off! Six pink Dungeness crabs, clawing and […]
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