The last weekend of every February, the central Oregon coast resort town of Newport, swells to well over 17,000 visitors coming to the Festival! for a weekend of wine, wonders in the culinary world, seafood and arts & crafts.
Over 35 food vendors, 24 crafters and 85 wineries will be found at this enormous Festival!
A large variety of craft items will be sold, from articles of clothing, jewlery and art glass, metal sculptures, works of art and hand-painted creamics to handcrafted wine accessories.
Be sure to book lodging early, there is still some availability at this time, but lodging will fill as the event draws closer.
You must be 21 years or older to attend this event. You must also show valid picture ID or you will not be able to enter the event. The site is handicapped accessible and smoke free, with a special outdoor smoking area. Limited parking is available at the facility for a fee, and shuttle buses will run for FREE from Newport, and a shuttle schedule and map will be available on the Chamber’s website.
Hours for this year’s Festival are:
Thursday, February 21st: 5 pm to 9 pm
Friday, February 22nd: 12 pm to 9 pm
Saturday, February 23rd: 10 am to 6 pm
Sunday, February 24th: 10 am to 4 pm