See also: The Newport Chamber of Commerce Calendar of Events for a complete listing of events in Newport.
Newport Farmers MarketOpen Saturdays, year-round
Summer Market - outdoors (next to city hall) - 9 am to 1 pm
Winter Market - indoors (county fairgrounds exhibit hall) - 10 am - 2 pm
Local organic growers, market gardeners and green thumbs bring their fresh produce to the market. Saturday mornings you will find them busy setting up their tables with the season's best. Early in the season the tables are loaded with peas, lettuces, greens, radishes, new potatoes, and herbs. Later, the season brings varieties of berries, peppers, broccoli, peaches, pickling cucumbers, carrots, corn onions, squash, tomatoes, apples, and much more.
The Newport Farmers' Market has more than produce and garden blooms. You will find beautiful arts and crafts, unique services and fun events. Hand made soaps, knitted and felted hats, garden art, wooden planters, beautiful jewelry, tie dye clothing, photography, art glass, and much, much more. You can also get a massage and listen to great music! All of the handcrafted items at the Market are made by local artists. A fun place to shop for the perfect gift.
Traditional High Tea @ The Grand Victorian!!Friday, every week
Time 12:30pm - 5:30pm
@The Grand Victorian
105 NW Coast Street
Tickets: $15 per person
More information: 541-265-4490 and 800-784-9936
Event Description: High tea includes: a pot of tea, 4 savories, scones, Devonshire cream and 3 desserts.
Newport Symphony Orchestra: With 3 Leg TorsoJuly 3rd, 7:30pm
@ The Performing Arts Center
Newport Symphony Spectacular! Free Fourth of July concertJuly 4th, 4pm
@ Newport Intermediate School
3rd Annual Rock White and Blue Music FestivalJuly 4th
2:00pm until fireworks at 10:00pm
Where: Intersection of Bay Blvd and Fall St on the Newport Bayfront
Event Description: The Newport 4th of July Rock White and Blue Music festival is coming into it's 3rd year. Started by local musician/singer Steve Mason from the Newport based band Bucket List. The festival provides visitors and locals with 8 continuous hours of music, 6-8 bands comprising 40 or so musicians & technicians, on Newport's Historic Bay Front leading up to the City's fireworks display. Music ranges from folk to blues to reggae to classic rock. Outdoor event.
4th of July Fireworks over Yaquina BayJuly 4th
9:00pm - 10:30pm
Where: Yaquina Bay
Event Description: Yaquina Bay hosts one of the largest fireworks shows on the central Oregon coast.
Salmon Enchanted EveningJuly 4
7:00pm - 10:30pm
Oregon Salmon Commission/Port of Newport
At Port of Newport (across from Hatfield Marine Science Center)
2000 Marine Science Drive
Event Description: The Oregon Salmon Commission and the Port of Newport will be presenting Salmon Enchanted Evening, a salute to Oregon wild-caught salmon! The highlight will be a gourmet evening of amazing Oregon wild Salmon created dishes, fabulous sides and delightful wine from the Sokol Blosser Winery of Dayton, plus a very special dessert from the amazing My Petite Sweet Bakery of Lincoln City.. Chefs include Ralph Pesznecker of Timberline Lodge, Erol Kanmaz and Leslie Champion of Northwest Culinary Institute and local fishermen & award winning amateur chef Corey Rock.
Also scheduled will be a wonderful big band concert performed by the famed Lincoln Pops Big Band, a major classic car show featuring the American Street Masters and the Bay City Cruisers. And the grand finale, the best spot in Newport for viewing the awesome 4th of July fireworks!!!
Only 500 tickets will be sold for the 21 and over only awesome celebration! Tickets ($25) and more information available at: www.salmonenchantedevening.com
NSO Goes to the Movies: The Sequel with Edmund StoneJuly 5th, 2pm
@ Newport Performing Arts Center
Barrel to Keg RaceJuly 18
7:00am - 5:00pm
Event Description: Sign up soon for the Barrel To Keg relay race on Saturday, July 18th, 2015. This "Race Against Poverty" starts at the Harris Bridge Vineyard west of Philomath and finishes at Rogue Ales Brewery in Newport. The route runs through 69 miles of some of the most beautiful back roads of the Oregon coast range. Anyone can run or walk this relay! Teams of two to seven people will run 69 miles or walk 35 miles. The entry fee is $55 per person. Don't worry if you don't have a team, we'll get you matched up! Solo ultra runners are welcome, too. Proceeds from the race benefit Community Services Consortium, a public nonprofit organization that has been helping the people of Linn, Benton and Lincoln counties overcome poverty for over 30 years. Visit CSC at: Community Services Consortium.
Newport Chamber Yo-Pro's:
Date: July 25, All Day
"Quilts by the Sea" 2015 Quilt ShowFriday, August 7 - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday, August 8 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Organization: Oregon Coast Quilters Guild
@ the Newport Recreation Center
225 SE Avery St, Newport
Saturday, August 8, 2015
Professional & Amateur Teams
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday, August 9, 2015
Culinary Student Teams
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Great Albacore Tuna BBQ ChallengeSaturday - Aug 8 - 11am - 3pm
Sunday - Aug 9 - 11am - 2pm
Oregon Albacore Commission
South Side of Yaquina Bay Bridge @ the Port of Newport
2000 Marine Science Drive
Event Description: It's back for the 4th great year, the amazing Great Albacore Tuna BBQ Challenge
presented by the Oregon Albacore Commission and the Port of Newport! Over 30 teams will be competing for $3,700 in prize money and your admission allows you to sample all of their incredible tuna culinary creations. Plus sample delicious ales from the Pelican Brewery and enjoy a major classic car show featuring classics from the collection of the Bay City Cruisers and Rollin' Oldies.
2015 Lincoln County FairAugust 14, 15, 16
@ The Lincoln County Fairgrounds
Event Description There will be a carnival, 4-H program, entertainment. Local fishermen and artists are also coming. Hosted by OSU Extension.
At the Lincoln County Fair!!
Five Alarm FunAugust 15 - 16
@ The Lincoln County Fair
Place: The Lincoln County Fairgrounds
Contact: Bill Aumen, 750-715-7306
Buccaneer RampageSaturday, August 22 - 11am -4pm
Organization: City of Newport Parks and Recreation
Place: Newport Municipal Airport
135 SE 84th St
Event Description: Arrrrrrrghhhh....you tough enough to compete in the gnarliest mud/obstacle race on the Oregon Coast?