Greater Newport Area Events

There's always something special happening in Newport - scroll down to see some of the premier annual events that help make our town such a vibrant place to live and a desirable travel destination! Check out our upcoming Chamber events below and view the calendar to see what's happening in and around Newport this month.

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Chamber Luncheon - Please Note Location Change!

March 23, 2018

The March 23rd Chamber Luncheon will be held at Clearwater Restaurant at noon. Please join us for an update on "Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay." Boatswain's Mate Second Class, Scott Wilson will be presenting. Cost for lunch is $14 (includes lunch, beverage and gratuity) at the door.  

We hope to see you for lunch at Clearwater Restaurant!

For more information call 541-265-8801.

Tall Ships in Newport

April 18-May 1, 2018

Lady Washington, the official tall ship of Washington State, will visit Newport from April 18th – 23rd and offer Vessel Tours from the dock, Evening Sails, and Adventure Sails. Vessel Tours open the ships to the public for a suggested donation of $5 per person. Come check out the ship and meet her crew! Hawaiian Chieftain joins Lady Washington on April 20th, staying through May 1st. You can join their epic Battle Sails on April 11th and 12th.

Sailing guests will embark on a two or three hour experiences. Adventure Sails and Evening Sails feature sailing as it was done for hundreds of years. Join in a sea shanty, enjoy breathtaking views, and meet the modern day crew that travels the West Coast. Battle Sails feature fast-paced maneuvering and live black powder cannon fire as the ships vie to win the battle.

For more information click here.

Banquet & Balloon Auction

April 28, 2018

Take Me Out to the Ball Game!

Table reservations and tickets are now on sale for the Chamber's annual Banquet and Balloon Auction to be held on April 28, 2018 at the Best Western Agate Beach Inn at 6pm.

The event includes dinner and entertainment along with an opportunity to bid on hundreds of silent and live auction items.

This year’s theme is “Take Me Out to the Ball Game." Come as you are or dress in your favorite baseball attire! 

Ticket prices are $45 per person or $395 for a table of eight. Thank you to our Table Sponsors: U.S. Bank, Re-Elect Commissioner Doug Hunt, Walmart, News Times, Columbia Bank, Bigfoot Beverage, Western Title & Escrow, Thompson's Sanitary Service, Elect Russ Baldwin for Circuit Court Judge, Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital, Rogue Ales, Sonja & Steve Lovas, and the Holiday Inn Express. Hurry, tables are limited! 

Donations from merchants are being requested for the silent and live auction. Contact the Chamber office for tickets, sponsorship and donations (541) 265-8801 or

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Newport Seafood & Wine Festival

February 22-25, 2018

It wouldn’t be winter on the coast without the Newport Seafood & Wine Festival. Showcasing over 150 premier Northwest wines, culinary professionals and regional artisans, the Newport Seafood & Wine Festival draws nearly 25,000 visitors each year.


Monthly Community Events

There’s always something special happening in Newport – here are some of the premier annual events that help make our town such a vibrant place to live and a desirable travel destination!