Lincoln City Oregon: Start Your Holiday Season

Lincoln City offers plenty to do, but especially with Thanksgiving just around the corner and the holiday season close on its heels. Check out some of these events to do something unusual, get you in the spirit, or help you prepare for the coming festivities.

Lincoln City Holiday Season

Gift An Edible Goody

Nov. 17
Culinary Center – 4th floor, 801 SW Hwy 101
11:00 am – 2 pm

While you shouldn’t miss a stroll on one of Lincoln City’s expansive beaches, you may to try something more unconventional too. Why not take in a class at the Culinary Center in Lincoln City and make a tasty holiday gift?

Choose and prepare a delightful culinary treat under the supervision of an amazing chef and instructor. Blackberry jam, special seasoning, homemade crackers, and chocolate chip cookie dough truffles are just a few of your choices. Come early for a light breakfast. Register to avoid disappointment.

Burn Calories Before Thanksgiving Dinner

Nov. 22
Home Depot – 1000 Groveland Lane
8:00 am – 11:00 am

Instead of packing on the pounds, why not burn a bunch of calories beforehand? The inaugural Huffin’ for the Stuffin’ Turkey Trot race is for everyone from 4 and up. Choose either or 5k or 10k course. Kids run on a fun course within a parking lot.

Participants are asked to bring canned goods for donation during the holiday season. You do need to pre-register as the race limit is 400 participants.

Lincoln City Gets Outside

Nov. 23 – Nov. 24
Various Oregon Locations

Opt Outside on Black Friday began as a marketing strategy, but it resonated with so many people it’s now embraced across the nation. It encourages people to skip the shopping and choose the outdoors instead.

As part of the program, the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife offers free fishing, crabbing, and clamming anywhere along the Oregon Coast in open areas without a license. Just check their website for locations and enjoy!

Usher In The Holidays

Nov. 23
Lincoln City Cultural Center – 540 NE Highway 101
Noon – 7:00 pm

Yes, it’s that time of the year again and what better way to usher in the holidays than with Christmas lights, music, Santa, and goodies?

Carols and shopping start at noon, followed by a make-and-take ornament workshop for kids between 2pm and 5pm. At 5pm you’ll see the Community Tree Lighting Ceremony and listen to carols with the Sweet Adelines. Santa arrives at 5:30pm and cider, coffee, hot chocolate and cookies are available as long as they last.

Not Quite 11th Hour Santa Sale

Nov. 24
Lincoln City Cultural Center – 540 NE Highway 101
10 am – 4 pm

This free event offers the perfect opportunity to pick up unique handmade gifts or items to dress your home for the holidays. Choose from candles, glass treasures, textiles, jewelry, and more. Meet the artists and help the Cultural Center with their worthwhile endeavors.


Exploring the Oregon Coast has never been easier and more comfortable when you stay in one of our many oceanfront condos with high-end amenities in Lincoln City and Depoe Bay.

With easy access to Highway 101 and the entire Oregon Coast, why choose a cramped, over-priced hotel when you can relax in comfort affordably?

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Lincoln City Oregon: Start Your Holiday Season

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