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

Oregon Presents: Astoria Music Festival 2017

Voted Oregon’s Best Fine Arts Festival, the Astoria Music Festival offers “a string of jewel-like presentations – first-rate soloists, top-notch orchestral playing – at the beautiful renovated 1925 Liberty Theatre…”- Oregon Music News. The 2017 15th Anniversary Festival features international … Continue reading Continue reading

UnWined in Astoria March 4 2017 – Taste Oregon’s Best!

UnWined in Astoria March 4, 2017, at an exclusive preview of award-winning wines to be featured at April’s  Astoria Warrenton Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival. Every year, approximately 40 Oregon winemakers complete for these honors, creating a field of close to … Continue reading Continue reading

FisherPoets Gathering in Astoria OR February 24-26 2017

February may be a quiet time for fishing in the Pacific Northwest, but the FisherPoets Gathering  brings Astoria alive this month with its celebration of the commercial fishing industry in poetry, prose and song. Begun almost two decades ago, the … Continue reading Continue reading