See also: The Newport Chamber of Commerce Calendar of Events for a complete listing of events in Newport.
Holiday House Christmas Craft ShowDecember 6, 7 and 8, 2013
Time: Friday and Saturday 9-6, Sunday 10-3
At the Yaquina Bay Yacht Club, 750 SE Bay blvd next to Englund Marine Supply on the Newport Bayfront
More Information: 541-336-5769
Event Description: Celebrating 33 years of unique Christmas crafts on the Oregon Coast. All items homemade and juried. Includes homemade jam, candles, cookies, breads all freshly baked!! Quilted wall hangings, table runners, appliqued sweatshirts, dried apples, Christmas wreaths, lavender sachets and bundles, bath soaps, aprons, tea towels, photography, Santa's angels, snowmen and ornaments galore. Jewelry necklaces, earrings and watches!! And much much more!!
Sales will support the literacy program for infants and children, sponsored by Lincoln County Human Services. The money will go to buy books.
Questions, please contact Shelley Paeth, 541-336-5769
Oregon Coast Aquarium's Annual "Sea of Lights" ! ! ! !December 6, 2013 - December 7, 2013
Open evenings until 8pm on these dates: Dec 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 & 29.
Time: 6:30pm - 9:00pm
At the Oregon Coast Aquarium
Cost: $2 plus 2 non-perishable food items, pet food or new un-wrapped toy - or $8 without food. Sea of Lights will be open evenings until 8pm on the following dates: Dec 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 & 29. Admission included with day ticket or $8 after 5pm.
Event Description: The Oregon Coast Aquarium Presents the 21st Annual Sea of Lights. Enjoy miles of twinkling lights, holiday music, special bake sale goodies, face painting, childrens' craft and of course Santa and his sleigh!
All food items will be donated to the Lincoln County Food Share and the Lincoln County Animal Shelter.
Newport's Annual Lighted Boat ParadeDecember 7, 2013
The parade will begin at dusk
Contact: Marine Discovery Tours at 541-265-6200
Fees/Admission Free to anyone along the bayfront. To ride on one of the boats please contact Marine Discovery Tours at 541-265-6200 as there is a fee for this.
Event Description: Come down to the Bayfront and enjoy the start of the holiday season with the Lighted Boat Parade. Local boats decorated with festive lights parade along the historic Bayfront.
Whale Watch Week - Winter MigrationDecember 26 - 31, 2014
Event Description: Trained volunteers at 24 "Whale Spoken Here" sites help visitors spot gray whales during the winter migration.
You can learn about more whale watch week activities on the Hatfield Marine Science Center events page.