Welcome to Historic Downtown Astoria
Discover this diamond in the rough on the north Oregon coast! Historic Downtown Astoria will surprise you with its marriage of metropolitan dining, lodging and entertainment, and the raw grace of a town that has survived at the edge of the continent for more than 200 years.
The lower Columbia River region is brimming with events for everyone—including foodies, fishermen, movie fans, families, history buffs, music lovers and more. Let Historic Downtown Astoria be your home base as you explore this corner of the world. There is no better place to enjoy an authentic Pacific Northwest experience!
Make Memories in Astoria
Downtown Businesses help celebrate the US Coast Guard's 225th Birthday
Many of downtown Astoria's businesses are donning their orange, white, and blue on Tuesday, Aug 4 to show their appreciation for the US Coast Guard. Look for businesses with Coast Guard flags hanging in their windows for some Coast Guard swag!
Astoria Regatta 2015
Rockin on the River is the theme for this year's annual
celebration, which started in 1894 and has been designated a Historic
Cultural Tradition by the Oregon State Historic Commission, and promises
to have something for everyone to enjoy.
For a complete list of events, www.astoriaregatta.com.
August's 2nd Saturday Art Walk, August 8
Come downtown Saturday, August 8 from 5pm-8pm and celebrate the Arts in Astoria!
Downtown businesses keep their doors open late, provide refreshments and
entertainment, and exhibit original works of art and culture. We'll
see you downtown.
You can download your own copy of August's Art Walk map, here !
Astoria Sunday Market Open through October
Astoria Sunday Market is located in the heart of Astoria’s historic downtown on 12th Street spanning four blocks from Marine Drive (Highway 30) to Exchange Street.
Astoria, Oregon, is perched along the Columbia River where river and ocean merge. The green
hillside of Washington State offers a majestic backdrop to the river traffic and bustle of Astoria’s waterfront. For more information on the Astoria Sunday Market, http://astoriasundaymarket.com/.
14th Annual PNW Brew Cup, September 25-27
The Pacific Northwest Brew Cup is an annual beer festival held the
last full weekend in September. The
festival features northwest beers on tap Friday through Sunday, along
with live music, food vendors, and activities for the kiddos. Admission
is FREE; to taste beer you’ll need a souvenir mug and tokens.
The Pacific Northwest Brew Cup was established in 2002 by the owners of Astoria’s Baked Alaska Restaurant. Today, the event is organized and presented by the Astoria Downtown Historic District Association, with proceeds benefiting local downtown revitalization efforts. For more information, visit pacificnorthwestbrewcup.com.
Never been to the PNW Brew Cup? Check out the video!
Make your reservations today, and we'll see you at the PNW Brew Cup.
Planning your first trip to Astoria?
Go on a walking tour to see some of the great features of our beautiful downtown.
Interested in keeping up with the Astoria Downtown Historic District Association?