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.


Blessing of the Dory Fleet June 6

Saturday, June 6, 11:00am
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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. Dories will start showing up at 11am and the Blessing with start at Noon. Expect 20 to 40 dories being on display, depending on weather. Visit the Pacific City Doryman's Association website to learn more.

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7th Annual Yappy Days June 20

Saturday, June 20, 10:00am
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The Inn at Cape Kiwanda and Tillamook Animal Shelter are working together to present the 7th Annual "Yappy Days" festival at Cape Kiwanda in Pacific City on Saturday, June 20, 2015. 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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9th Annual Marilyn J. Neu Slingball Tournament June 26 - 28

Friday, June 26, 6:00pm
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In honor of Marilyn Jean Neu, the Neu Brothers invite you to the 9th annual Marilyn J. Neu "MJN Help Defeat MS" Slingball Tournament June 26th - 28th 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 26th 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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Tillamook County June Dairy Parade & Festival June 27

Saturday, June 27, 10:00am
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The Tillamook County June Dairy Parade and Festival is a celebration of the County’s dairy industry and heritage. The 2015 June Dairy Parade is scheduled for Saturday, June 27 in downtown Tillamook. 
The Tillamook County June Dairy Parade, which is considered to be the third largest parade in Oregon, originally debuted in 1957.
Held every year in June, the June Dairy Parade begins from the Tillamook County Fairgrounds and proceeds along Third Street into downtown Tillamook.
The Children’s Parade will start just before the main parade. The June Dairy Parade is part of the June Dairy Festival weekend, which also features the Tillamook County Rodeo. 
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Tillamook County Rodeo June 27 & 28

Saturday, June 27, 6:00pm
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The 29th Annual Tillamook County Rodeo, "The Biggest Little Show on the Coast!" brings exciting rodeo action starting at 6pm on Saturday, June 27th and at 1pm Sunday, June 28th.

Sanctioned by the Northwest Professional Rodeo Assocation, events include: Bareback Riding, Steer Wrestling, Bull Riding, Team Roping, Saddle Bronc Riding, Barrel Racing, Calf Roping, Breakaway Roping, Drill Team, and Junior Bull Riding.

There will be a Western Dance following the rodeo action, beginning at 9pm.

Sunday is KIDS DAY - all kids 10 and under will get in free with a paying adult.

All events held at the Tillamook County Fairgrounds on Third Street in Tillamook, Oregon. Great entertainment for the whole family!

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Clover's Day Festival July 3

Friday, July 3, 8:00am
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Led by the prettiest cow in town, the Clover's Day parade will be on FRIDAY this year and is just the beginning of fun in this charming small town celebration. Pancake breakfast, classic auto show, live music. This is one of the oldest events in South Tillamook County. Residents and tourists alike look forward to it every year! 

For registration forms for parade entries and vendor booths, call the Chamber at 503.392.4340.

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Fireworks Display July 3

Friday, July 3, 8:00pm
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Expect a sensational fireworks display Friday night, July 3rd, on the beach at Bob Straub State Park, made possible by the Pacific City-Nestucca Valley Chamber of Commerce and generous contributions from many local businesses and community members.

To avoid the rush, organizers suggest arriving by 8pm. The fireworks display will start at dusk.

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56th Annual Dory Days Festival July 18 & 20

Saturday, July 18, 11:00am
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56th Annual Dory Days Festival 

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 display of Dory Boats at the Cape Kiwanda parking lot this year.

There will be a Fireman's Breakfast Fundraiser at the Kiawanda Community Center Saturday morning, July 18th, as well as children activities, the Linfield College Dory Display and Bingo.

The Parade will be Saturday, July 18th, 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.

An Artisan Fair will be held in the vacant lot at the 4-way stop in downtown Pacific City.

Volunteers are still needed. Contact Melita Spath if interested:

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6th Annual Cedar Creek Beach Challenge August 2

Sunday, August 2, 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 (through May 15):
$25/participant for 5k run/walk or 10k run
$15/participant in Kids Fun Run (1/2 mile) for 11 & under

Registration (May 15 - July 25)
$30/participant for 5k run/walk or 10k run
$15/participant in Kids Fun Run (1/2 mile) for 11 & under

Late Registration (no shirt guarantee; After July 25 and morning of event):
$40/participant for 5k run/walk or 10k run
$15/participant in Kids Fun Run (1/2 mile) for 11 & under

Must pre-register to be guaranteed a shirt.

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

Register now at: Electic Edge Racing


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Tillamook County Fair August 5 - 8

Wednesday, August 5, 10:00am
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Tillamook County Fair theme TBD. 

4H and FFA youth will demonstrate their animals and projects, and Tillamook County residents submit their own crafts and gardening entries. Grand Stand entertainment, always the huge crowd pleaser Pig-N-Ford Races on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, starting at 5:30pm and Pari-Mutuel Horse Racing.

For a complete schedule of events, visit

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