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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


Calling all ghouls and goblins:

Downtown Astoria is decked out and ready for your little trick or treaters.  Look for the ORANGE signs in the business windows, and enjoy trick or treating in downtown Astoria, Friday, October 31st from 3-5pm!


Thank you to all of the volunteers and participants of the 13th Annual Pacific Northwest Brew Cup

The Pacific Northwest Brew Cup is an annual beer festival held the last full weekend in September in beautiful Astoria, Oregon. The festival features northwest beers on tap Friday through Sunday, along with live music, food vendors, and activities for the kiddos. Check out the complete line up of beers and music at:

A huge thank you to the PNW Brew Cup Committee and 120+ volunteers who came out and this one of the best Brew Cup's yet. 

Save the date for next year: September 25th - 27th.  Cheers!

Ride the Trolley!

Ride the historic Trolley “Old 300” along the scenic Astoria Riverfront!  Old 300 was built in 1913 by the American Car Company of St. Louis, Mo., for the San Antonio Traction Company in Texas.

Pay $1 per boarding.  Ride as long as you like.  Or pay $2 and ride all day long.  Schedule changes seasonally.  Visit for a current schedule.  Trolley operation is weather dependent.

Average round trip is about 1 hour.  The trolley uses the same tracks going both directions, but the tour narration changes so be sure to stay on for the whole ride!  This also means that the trolley passes through downtown twice during the hour round trip and is often your best bet for a shorter wait to board.

Where's the trolley now?  Click here to find out!

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