ANNUAL OREGON DIVISIONAL CHAINSAW SCULPTING CONTEST - Father's Day Weekend - June 13-18, 2019
Professional chainsaw sculpture carvers from around the world gather at Rainbow Plaza in Reedsport. The main event takes "Art to the Extreme" with hours of carving large sculptures and daily timed "quick-carve" events. Come and meet the artists and enjoy super sales on carvings. This is a great way to spend Father's Day on the coast!
FIREWORKS - July 4, 2019
The most spectacular fireworks display on the Coast. Visitors and locals grab a spot, fire up the barbecue or picnic and settle in for a night of fun. A Car Cruise & other events round out your stay.
DUNEFEST - July 23-28, 2019
This 5-day event draws thousands of ATV enthusiasts to Winchester Bay, the heart of the Oregon Dunes. Events include drag races, challenges and more. In addition to all the action on the sand, you'll find ATV vendor booths, food, music and exhibitions featuring the latest products and vehicles. Some spectacular "show" buggies and quads are also on display and sale.
OLD TIME FIDDLERS JAMBOREE
The Oregon Old Time Fiddlers District 5 will be hosting its Annual Old Time Music Jamboree at the Winchester Bay Community Center in Winchester Bay in August. Last year's event attracted over 100 musicians and had enthusiastic audiences. We expect this year to be even better!
Musicians from all over Pacific Northwest and Northern California will be singing and playing fiddles, guitars, banjos and mandolins at the Grange Hall, the Gazebo, camp grounds and on the docks around town. Get ready to hear a wide variety of music including country, Cajun, swing, bluegrass, folk, waltzes and old time tunes. Open jam sessions will be going on all day long, with concerts at the Grange Hall every evening at 6:00pm. Admission is by donation. There will be a Gospel show on Sunday to close the event.
Sharon Gallagher (541) 572-2742 or Hal Weiner (541) 902-2336
KOOL COASTAL NIGHTS - August 23-24, 2019
Winchesterbay is taken over by classic cars! Spend the day looking at the cars and talking to their owners, then in the evening sit along the road as they drive past you , or head down to watch them do some burn outs! Lots of vendors and fun food are also there so make a day of the events! (this is one time that parking will be limited to the hotel parking lot and side streets there is limited to no parking in from of the hotel)
ART BY THE BAY - August 31-September 1, 2019 (Labor Day Weekend)
Rain or shine: Under two big tents: Free entrance and free parking
Come see some of the Pacific Northwests best artists.../ vendors
Food...live entertainment...fishing derby...Light House Tours
Artists from all over Oregon will be participating in their crafts at annual Art by the Bay festival. You will have a chance to observe styles & skills of Potters, Painters, Carvers, Jewelry and more. You will be able to observe artists sketching all that the Winchester Bay waterfront has to offer. There will be many kids art games and activities.
Vendors are welcome to contact us for participation in the event.
This Event is sponsored by the Reedsport/Winchester Bay Chamber of Commerce. For more information and to participate call Phyllis Dever at 541-297-6073.
(this is one time that parking will be limited to the hotel parking lot and side streets there is limited to no parking in from of the hotel)
S.T.E.P. SALMON DERBY
Labor Day Weekend
Sponsored by Gardiner/Reedsport STEP (Salmon-Trout Enhancement Program) this event is timed to coincide with the fall Chinook salmon run. Daily prizes awarded for the biggest salmon. Local tackle shops have registration forms and rules.