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.
Ahoy Mateys! All hands on deck for the Rockaway Beach Pirate Festival. Pirate festivals have grown in popularity in recent years, and the Rockaway Beach Pirate Festival and Treasure Hunt is no exception. People come from miles around donning their best pirate apparel. This Tillamook County tradition is exceptional fun for the whole family and takes place during the month of June.
For over 100 years, dory boats have gone to sea in Pacific City. The dory’s origins came from the surf dories and Nestucca River gill net boats that sold their fish to the salmon cannery established in 1887 near the mouth of the river.