Annual Astoria Midsummer Scandinavian Festival in June

Astoria celebrates its Scandinavian heritage throughout the year, but especially at the summer solstice when days are the longest and nights the shortest. The annual Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival transports visitors back across the Atlantic, celebrating music, dance, food, and … Continue reading Continue reading

2018 Astoria Warrenton Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival

April in Astoria means it’s time for our award-winning Astoria Warrenton Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival at the Clatsop County Fair & Expo Center. Make plans to visit our corner of the Pacific Northwest for the 36th annual Festival, April … Continue reading Continue reading

Taste Award-Winning OR Wines – Astoria’s UnWined 2018

Our entire state celebrates its great wines during Oregon Wine Month in May, but visitors to Astoria don’t have to wait that long to enjoy these wines at two earlier events – UnWined on Saturday, March 3, 2018, celebrating the … Continue reading Continue reading

Celebrate Thanksgiving and Christmas Seasons in Astoria

Astoria’s 2017 holiday celebrations begin Thanksgiving weekend with the Sankta Lucia Festival of Lights on Friday, November 24, 2017. Everyone is welcome, Scandinavian or not, to enjoy this Nordic entertainment and refreshments. For more information, visit their website. Date & … Continue reading Continue reading

OR Railfans – 2017 Clamshell Railroad Days July 15-16

Celebrate the history of railroading in the Pacific Northwest at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum’s Clamshell Railroad Days, July 15-16, 2017. Railfans of all ages can tour the railroad’s Pullman coach, the NAHCOTTA, a typical passenger coach of the 1880s. … Continue reading Continue reading

Shanghaied in Astoria: July 6 – September 9 2017

Did you know, a century ago you might have risked being Shanghied right here in Astoria – kidnapped “for the crew of a ship by unscrupulous means, as by force or the use of liquor or drugs” (www.dictionary.com)? Luckily, today, … Continue reading Continue reading

Enjoy Fort Clatsop Historical Programs Summer 2017

While visiting Astoria this summer, step back two centuries in time to the Lewis and Clark National Historic Park and experience what life was like for the Corps of Discovery when they wintered at Fort Clatsop in 1805-6. The log … Continue reading Continue reading

Music in the Gardens Tour near Astoria: July 15 2017

Saturday, July 15, 2017, the Water Music Society will host its 11th annual Music in the Gardens Tour on Southwest Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula, just north of Astoria. Gardens on the Tour are located from Chinook, WA (about 15 minutes … Continue reading Continue reading