From Marathons to Magic: Upcoming Events in Lincoln City, OR

When it comes to beach vacation rentals Lincoln City, Oregon is a hotbed of charming places to stay near the majestic Pacific Ocean. But this quaint town along the Central Oregon Coast offers much more than vacation homes and beach condo rentals. Lincoln City is also a hotbed of diverse activities that should appeal to locals and visitors of all ages. If you’re thinking of visiting Lincoln City, whether for a day or the weekend or a whole week, you’ll find no shortage of places to stay and things to do. Here are a few of the most exciting events coming up on this beautiful stretch of coastline:

January 30: Mardi Gras Jambalaya Cook-Off

You may not think of the Oregon coast when you think of Mardi Gras celebrations, but after enjoying a day at the Mardi Gras Jambalaya Cook-Off in Lincoln City, you’ll never forget the flavors! Local chefs from the Oregon coast will be sharing their versions of jambalaya, which is known as the pinnacle of Creole cooking. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lincoln City Culinary Center this Saturday, January 30. Admission is free, but tastings will require a small fee.

February 5-15: Antique Week

If your stay in one of our Oregon vacation beach rentals coincides with Antique Week, you’re in for a real treat! This annual, 10-day event for antique lovers and treasure hunters features deals and specials at numerous local shops throughout Lincoln City, as well as a beachside antique float drop. Visit the Antique Week Event Page online for more information.

March 6: Lincoln City Half Marathon

The Lincoln City Half Marathon and 10K brings runners, joggers, walkers and spectators from near and far for a dazzling early morning trek along the beautiful Central Oregon Coast just as winter is giving way to spring. Whether you’re here to join the half marathon or 10k run, or just happen to be in town and want to cheer on the participants, it’s an event you won’t want to miss. This out-and-back half marathon and 10k course begins and finishes at just south of Lincoln City at Wapiti Park on Drift Creek Road, and features rolling hills on picturesque rural roads.

March 20-25: Festival of Illusions

Towards the end of March, when many visitors come to Lincoln City for their Spring Break, the Festival of Illusions brings an air of magic to the night air along this stretch of Central Oregon coastline. The festival includes live magic performances and other special tricks and treats. Visit the Festival of Illusions Event Page online for more information.

Now that you know what’s coming up in Lincoln City, it’s time to book your Central Oregonvacation beach rentals if you haven’t already! Then it’s just a matter of stepping out the door to enjoy the world of wonders this seaside town beholds.