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This community is located in Clatsop County south of Astoria, between Seaside and Manzanita along Highway 101, overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
In September 1846 the U.S. survey schooner Shark sank at the mouth of the Columbia River. Part of the wreckage, with three small cannons attached, floated southward and washed up here. Finally, in 1922, local residents named their town "Cannon Beach."
The coastline includes one of the world's larger monoliths, Haystack Rock. A mile west, Tillamook Head holds one of the most historic Lighthouses on the coast. The community has retained a small town aura despite being a magnet for crowds from Portland and farther.
Art Bronze Coast Gallery | Cannon Beach Fine Art Gallery | Cannon Beach Sandcastle Day | Northwest by Northwest Gallery | Windridge Gallery | Cannon Beach Arts Association |
Motels, Hotels, and Resorts Griswold House | Hallmark Resort at Cannon Beach | Major Motel | Stephanie Inn | Tern Inn | The Wayside Inn | Waves Motel | Arcadia Beach State Park | Cannon Beach |
Shopping Explora Store | Shorelines N W |
Spas and Salons Cannon Beach Spa |
Vacation Rentals Turk's Lodgings |
Cannon Beach Oregon 97110
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06/16 Coming to The Cannon Beach area
Water Music Festival Seaview WA April1 The Water Music Festival is an all-volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to bringing quality chamber music to the Lower Columbia River Region.
Astoria-Warrenton Crab and Seafood Festival Warrenton OR April26 Crab and seafood as well as entertainment. Listen to the Astoria HS Jazz Band on Sunday.
Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival Hoquiam WA April26-28 Witness the migrating shorebirds at Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge and other birding hotspots in Grays Harbor County.
4th Annual Tenor Guitar Gathering Astoria OR May30-June2 You'll hear guitars, ukeleles, banjos, and fiddles playing their tunes at the tenor guitar gathering.
Northwest Garlic Festival Ocean Park WA June15-16 In the land of clams, crab and oysters what are folks looking forward to in June? Garlic, and plenty of it!