Things to do around here

  • Watch hundreds of birds.
  • Go trail walking.
  • Have a family reunion.
  • Feed the bunnies.
  • Read a good book.
  • Hike up the sand dunes. Run down.
  • Try sand boarding.
  • Rent bicycles.
  • Go fly a kite.
  • Watch the sun set over the ocean.
  • Get married on the beach.
  • Go crabbing and fishing.
  • Play frisbee with your dog.
  • Kayak in the ocean.
  • Frolic barefoot in the surf.
  • Comb the beach for treasures.
  • Watch the whales migrate.
  • Watch the dory boats launch to sea.
  • Rent a surfboard.
  • Explore mazes of tide pools.


Naturally Oregon Dinner Special at the Pelican

Monday, April 28, 5:00pm
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Monday evenings starting at 5pm the Pelican will have a limited dinner entree that uses the freshest local ingredients available to them on that day. 

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Smoked Prime Rib Night

Tuesday, April 29, 5:00pm
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Join us each Tuesday night for our Smoked Prime Rib special, beginning at 5pm. 

Double R Ranch 12 oz ribeye seasoned with our special spice mix, buried in rock salt and slowly roasted. Served with seasonal vegetables, horseradish sauce, au jus and your choice of baked potato or mashed potato. $29.99
Suggested beer pairing: Tsunami Stout

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Reach the Beach May 18

Saturday, May 17, 7:00am
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Reach the Beach, a major fundraiser for the Lung Association of Oregon, is widely acknowledged as the official start of the Oregon cycling season and finishes right here in Pacific City, next to the soaring dunes of Cape Kiwanda where a finish line beach party awaits.

Visit the American Lung Association in Oregon for details.

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Blessing of the Dory Fleet June 7

Saturday, June 7, 11:30am
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Just north of the dory ramp on the beach at Cape Kiwanda, the captains of the dory fleet and their families will pause to remember those lost at sea, and say a prayer for the season ahead. Visit the Pacific City Doryman's Association website to learn more.

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6th Annual Yappy Days June 14

Saturday, June 14, 10:00am
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The Inn at Cape Kiwanda and Tillamook Animal Shelter are working together to present the 6th Annual "Yappy Days" festival at Cape Kiwanda in Pacific City on Saturday, June 14, 2014. All proceeds from this year's event will benefit the Tillamook Animal Shelter. Bring the family & your pet to the beach and enjoy a day filled with  lots of fun things for both you and your pet.

Check back for additional details.

We hope to see you and all your furry 4-legged friends there!

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8th Annual Marilyn J. Neu Slingball Tournament June 27 - 29

Friday, June 27, 6:00pm
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In honor of Marilyn Jean Neu, the Neu Brothers invite you to the 8th annual Marilyn J. Neu "MJN Help Defeat MS" Slingball Tournament June 27th - 29th in Pacific City. The goal of the tournament is to raise awareness about Multiple Sclerosis and have some fun at the Oregon Coast! 

Event Details:
Where: Pacific City, Oregon (out back of the Pelican Pub & Brewery)

When: Friday, June 27th kicks off the event with a Silent Auction, Main Tourney starts at 9am Saturday with the Finals Sunday morning.

Check back for more details and visit to learn more.

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55th Annual Dory Days Festival July 19 & 20

Saturday, July 19, 11:00am
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The theme for the 54th Annual Dory Days Festival is


A Boatload of Tradition

The Pacific City-Nestucca Valley Chamber and the Pacific City Dorymen's Association co-sponsor this event and a major fundraiser for both organizations. The Dorymen's Association will have a large booth and a display of Dory Boats at the Cape Kiwanda parking lot. There will be live music throughout the weekend and many exciting activities including:

The Parade will be Saturday, July 19th, starting at 11am. Parade line-up at the boat ramp on Sunset Drive begins at 8am, judging will begin promptly at 9:30am. Trophies and ribbons will be awarded.

The Fish Fry (fish & chips basket) will be happening at Cape Kiwanda on Saturday, July 19th from Noon to 4pm and Sunday, July 20th from 11am to 3pm.

Volunteers are still needed. Contact Shelley Dickson if interested: 503-965-7900

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Cedar Creek Beach Challenge

5th Annual Cedar Creek Beach Challenge August 10

Sunday, August 10, 9:00am
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Get out and stretch your legs while supporting a good cause!

A 5K run/walk, 10K run and Kids Fun Run on the beach in Pacific City, starting and finishing at the Pelican Pub & Brewery. All proceeds from this fundraiser benefit Cedar Creek Child Care Center located near Pacific City, in Hebo, Oregon.

Pre-registration (up to August 3, 2014):
$25/participant for 5k run/walk or 10k run
$10/participant in Kids Fun Run (1/2 mile) for 12 & under

After August 4 & morning of event:
$30/participant for 5k run/walk or 10k run
$15/participant in Kids Fun Run (1/2 mile) for 12 & under

Must pre-register to be guaranteed a shirt.

Event made possible with generous support from Pelican Pub & Brewery and other local businesses.

Online registration at Eclectic Edge Racing 

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2014 Blowsion Surfslam September 5, 6 & 7

Friday, September 5, 8:00am
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For three days, beginning Friday, September 5th, the world's greatest Watercraft Freeriders and racers will descend once again on Pacific City Oregon for this year's top US PWC surf event which combines the second round of the IFWA Freeride World Championship Tour with the IJSBA Freeride World Cup and Motosurf Western Championship. The event will be held at Tierra Del Mar Beach located just north of Pacific City and is free to the public on this wide expanse of beach. The Blowsion Surf Slam will bring over 40 riders from around the world competing for a cash purse and points towards the IFWA World title and competing for the 5th Annual IJSBA Freeride World Cup. Joining them will be some of the best PWC racers in the world who will display high speed turns through a grueling buoy course all while being challenged by the Pacific Coast's always unpredictable waves.

Full event details and daily schedule at

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Mother's Day at the Pelican

Saturday, November 15, 8:00am
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"Mother's Day" at the Pelican Pub & Brewery will be Saturday, November 15th, the official release date of the highly anticipated Mother of all Storms, a limited production Kentucky bourbon barrel-aged barleywine-style ale.

Sales of Mother of all Storms will open when the Pelican’s doors open for business at 8am Saturday morning, November 15th
More details to follow soon!
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