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Celebrate the Holidays in Rockaway Beach

Celebrate the Holidays in Rockaway Beach

The holidays were made for spending time with friends and families and making memories. And well, let’s face it, making memories is what we’re all about in Rockaway Beach. So to get your holiday spirit off to the right start, here is a rundown of holiday events...
Old Fashioned Carnival in the Park Returns Sept. 1

Old Fashioned Carnival in the Park Returns Sept. 1

The Old Fashioned Carnival in the Park returns to Phyllis Baker Park on Sunday, Sept. 1. This is a fundraiser for the Rockaway Beach Parks & Rec Department. Come enjoy entertainment by area musicians, yummy food, games, bingo, and raffle prizes donated by Rockaway...
5 Things to Do Before School is Back 

5 Things to Do Before School is Back 

There is no denying it: the days are starting to shorten and evenings tend to bring a crisper touch to your skin than before. Maple leaves are slowly starting to yellow and fall and young minds are gearing up to go back to school. But before you officially say goodbye...
Fall Decor Shopping in Rockaway Beach

Fall Decor Shopping in Rockaway Beach

As the cool night air here on the coast starts to get a little, well, cooler and it’s more common to reach for a blanket to throw over yourself while you’re enjoying the lull of the ocean waves, you might find your mind wandering to hay rides, foamy pumpkin spice...
Trains: A Long-Standing Tradition

Trains: A Long-Standing Tradition

Is there anything more simultaneously romantic and haunting than the lure of a steam whistle? With Memorial Day past, the historic steam train operated by Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad is a daily occurrence in Rockaway Beach, and you can often hear the whistle long...
Tidepooling Do’s and Don’ts this Summer

Tidepooling Do’s and Don’ts this Summer

The Oregon Coast is going to be experiences some “big” low tides this summer. There’s nothing quite like a beach visit during an extreme low tide; suddenly a place you’ve always known looks and feels entirely different and enchanting. Areas of sand and rock that go...
Spring Whale Watch Week Happening Now

Spring Whale Watch Week Happening Now

You might not realize it upon first glance out toward the ocean, but hundreds of Gray Whales are migrating past Rockaway Beach right now. Literally – right now. This time of year, these majestic creatures begin their journey back home to Alaska, taking with them...

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