People competing in a logging competition at one of the summer events in Newport.Summer is the perfect time to book your stay at The Embarcadero Resort & Marina. Found at the end of Newport’s historic bayfront, our Oregon resort is close to every type of adventure imaginable. Go shopping at a nearby farmers market or go on a fishing excursion with a local charter. A great addition to any summer itinerary is checking out some of the fun events taking place in Newport and the surrounding area.

A Checklist of 9 Newport Area Events

During the summer, there are countless events and festivals taking place throughout the Newport area. This means that no matter when you visit, chances are there are some local happenings to check out!

  1. Make the short drive to Waldport to experience Waldport Beachcomber Days. The June festival features a parade, car show, live music, and more.
  2. Watch surfers compete during the Otter Rock-n-Roll Surf Contest. This youth surf competition takes place on International Surfing Day in June at Otter Rock State Park.
  3. Celebrate the 4th of July with the Fireworks Over The Bay. The annual display takes place at dusk and can be seen from all over town. Our hotel is a prime viewing location!
  4. Before the fireworks, sign up to run the Newport Celebration Run. There are a number of distances to choose from, including a half-marathon, 10K, 5K, and kids fun run.
  5. Enjoy a summer staple by visiting the Lincoln County Fair. Taking place in July, the highlight of the annual event is the rodeo.
  6. Another popular summer festival is the Toledo Summer Festival and Logging Show. In addition to classic festival fun, this event in July also features an amateur logging show.
  7. If you have any car enthusiasts in your group, be sure to visit Cars at the Coast in July. The annual family-friendly show takes over the Newport Recreational Marina Park and showcases stunning automobiles.
  8. Discover incredible talent at the Newport Performing Arts Festival in August. This festival was created to help adults looking to enhance their performance experience.
  9. Celebrate the traditions of wooden boats at the annual Port of Toledo Wooden Boat Show. The two-day event in August features vessels from throughout the Northwest, including kayaks and canoes.

To learn about even more events, check out Newport’s calendar of events.

Make the Embarcadero Resort Your Newport Home Base

The living space of a Newport resort to stay at when visiting for local summer events.Whether you’re planning a vacation to specifically visit one of the Newport events above or simply seeing what fun you can find this summer, there’s no better place to stay than The Embarcadero Resort. For years, our Oregon coast resort has been a top choice for travelers spending time in Newport. 

Our accommodations, ranging from guest rooms to suites, are all unique. The best way to see what amenities are available is by exploring an individual unit. Our skilled reservation team is here to help ensure you find the room that fits your needs best. To learn more about our Newport resort or ways to save, call 541-265-8521.