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Things to Do

  • Watch hundreds of migratory birds.
  • Hike along the miles of excellent trails in the area!
  • Watch the Dory Boats launch in the early hours and land in the afternoon, right on the beach!
  • Catch your favorite movie with our DVD library. 
  • Hike up the sand dunes. Run, roll, slide, scoot, or skip down.
  • Rent a sandboard for hours of fun on our 200+ foot sand dune. 
  • Borrow one of our complimentary Linus beach cruiser bikes.
  • Visit the local kite shop to build your own kite and fly it on the beach!
  • Watch the sun set over the ocean, wait for the "Green Flash."
  • Charter a Dory boat to set crab pots in the river.
  • Have a bonfire on the beach or river-side to enjoy your days catch. 
  • Check out the Tide Pools at Cape Kiwanda. 
  • Kayak in the ocean. Surf Kayak in the Ocean. 
  • Pick up a surf lesson on the beach. 
  • Look for glass floats on the beach. 
  • Go whale watching at the top of Cape Kiwanda, especially during Spring and Winter breaks (March & December).
  • Try Stand Up Paddle Boarding on the Ocean or river. 
  • Drive down Sandlake Road and watch for herds of Elk. 
  • Visit Sandlake and rent an ATV or Dune Buggy. 
  • Take a cooking class. 
  • Eat at famous Pelican Brewing Company. 
  • Take a yoga class.
pacific city beach

October 14 - May 28: Glass floats on the Beach

Starting in mid-October until Memorial Day (May 28, 2018) the glass float fairies will be dropping 3,000...

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Dory Boat

June 2: Blessing of the Fleet

Just north of the dory ramp on the beach at Cape Kiwanda, the captains of the dory fleet and their families...

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Yappy Days

June 16: Yappy Days

Join us for a day of fun and excitement to celebrate and raise money for our local animal shelter at Yappy...

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Clover's Day - Cloverdale Oregon

July 7: Clover’s Day Festival

The Clover’s Day Festival honors Cloverdale’s rural heritage and dairy industry. Join us on Saturday, July...

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Pacific City

July 20 - 22: Dory Days Weekend

Dory Days Festival

July 20 – 22, 2018

Join us for the 59th annual Dory Days; a celebration of the local...

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September 7-9: Blowsion Surf Slam

Gather around the shoreline in Tierra Del Mar, Oregon to see the world's greatest watercraft free-riders this...

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Cape Kiwanda Surfing

September 14-16: Cape Kiwanda Longboard Classic

It's time for the 20th Annual Cape Kiwanda Longboard Classic! Over 175 participants will ride the waves in...

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Pelican Brewing

October 20: Fall Brewer’s Dinner “Future”

Our 2018 Brewers Dinner themes have been decided!  The dinners will tell a story throughout the year and will...

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