Oregon Coast Fall Events: September & October

June 10, 2017

Categories: Oregon Coast

Updated 09/2023 ~

Colorful kites on the beach during the Lincoln City Fall Kite Festival Event.

Photo: Explore Lincoln City

Visit the Oregon Coast during the fall season in September and October and take advantage of low season rates on vacation rental homes and condos as the quiet season begins. Enjoy mild weather, uncrowded beaches, and spectacular fall sunsets.

Here are a few Oregon Coast annual events and festivals you won't want to miss during the fall season at the beach from Seaside to Bandon! Click on the links for current dates and detailed information.



Seaside Wheels and Waves ~ Have fun browsing vehicles from 1979 and older at the Wheels and Waves Car Show. Enjoy live music, food trucks, a beer garden, and awards ceremony.

Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad ~ Experience a 1.5-hour excursion along the scenic Tillamook Bay and the Oregon Coast between Garibaldi and Rockaway Beach. This Oregon Coastal Excursion features historic steam or diesel locomotives offering a relaxed ride along the coastline and a step back in time.

Lincoln City Fall Kite Festival ~ Come and enjoy this annual Fall Kite Festival in Lincoln City and experience two days of color filled skies. Kick back and watch demonstrations by expert kite fliers and have fun taking part in festival activities.

Yachats Oktober Fest ~ Learn to polka dance at the Yachats Oktober Fest! Enjoy the Polka Fest with traditional German music, dancing, beer, and food.

Bandon Cranberry Festival ~ This annual event boasts 77 years of family fun!  At the Bandon Cranberry Festival, enjoy a parade, festival market, evening street dance, live music, classic cars, and more. Mostly enjoy the famous cranberry eating contest!



Lincoln City Finders Keepers is now year-round ~  Finders Keepers hand crafted glass floats can now be found on the beach every day of the year! Explore 7-miles of beach from Roads End to Siletz Bay, where the floats are placed waiting for you to discover. Find a glass float crafted by a local artisan and it’s yours to keep!

Oregon Coast Jazz Party ~ This annual event celebrates great live jazz and the dedicated fans who love it. Located on the beautiful shores of Nye Beach in Newport, Oregon. For updated information and tickets visit Oregon Coast Jazz Party.

Yachats Village Mushroom Festival ~ Have a fun filled October weekend at the annual Yachats Mushroom Fest! Learn about mushrooms from displays, talks, and workshops. Walk a guided tour, taste wild forest mushroom dishes, and shop culinary markets.


You can’t beat the quiet season of fall on the Oregon Coast. It’s a magical time when the coastal communities feature events and activities that take advantage of the crisp fall weather and stunning natural surroundings. Whether you're a nature enthusiast, a foodie, an art lover, or simply looking for a relaxing getaway, there's something for everyone. Enjoy!

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