Gnome for the Holidays Treasure Hunt

Florence Florence, OR

Find a gnome and grab a gem of a deal! Pick up a map from the Visitor Center or print below beginning November 25th to locate participating merchants who are hosting gnomes with treasure to share.

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Holly Jolly Follies!

Florence Events Center 715 Quince Street, Florence, OR

A true variety show with performers of all ages, this year’s Follies features many new and wonderful surprises, including outstanding vocal solos and duos, musicians, comedic interludes, small and large group numbers, and of course, C.R.O.W.’s stellar Flight Dance Team, which will perform original dance choreography.  Rumor has it that the "Tutu Dads" will also be back to share a "purrfectly meow-velous holiday tail." MORE INFO AND TICKETS HERE.

Festival of Trees

Three Rivers Casino 5647 Hwy 126, Florence, OR

The Festival of Trees is an annual event and fundraiser hosted by the Oregon Coast Military Museum (OCMM) towards the last week of November. Trees and wreaths are sponsored and decorated by businesses and tree designers from the Oregon Coast (Florence/North Bend/Coos Bay) in unique themes with a variety of ornaments to be auctioned off at the event's Gala dinner. Designers and themes vary by year as new and old volunteers join in decorating the trees, bringing new ideas to the table or revising previously done themes. Details here.

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FRAA’s Holiday Arts Festival

Florence Events Center 715 Quince Street, Florence, OR

The Holiday season is here and the 11th Annual FRAA Holiday Arts Festival is back, presented by Florence Regional Arts Alliance. It is the perfect place to shop for unique works of art and fine craftsmanship. This year, the Arts Festival will open Saturday, Dec 3rd, 10 am – 5 pm and Sunday, Dec 4th, 11 am – 4 pm at the Florence Events Center. You will get to meet the local and coastal craftsmen and artisans, showing off their latest creative designs. This year we have lots of new artisans as well as some of your favorites returning. Watch as some of the artists demonstrate their painting skills.  You are sure to find something just right for that special gift… The FRAA Holiday Arts Festival is just one of the events at the Florence Events Center, along with Empty Bowls and Holly Jolly Follies, so come join the fun […]

Florence Annual Holiday Festival

Old Town Florence Bay Street, Florence, OR

Join us for an evening of family fun! Music entertainment begins at 4pm in Old Town. Take a photo in front of our gnome background and receive your free lit balloon and help us light up Bay St. to light Santa's way! He will be making his arrival in style, as he leads Florence's first ever Holiday Lighted Car Cruise Parade! He and his elves will be handing out candy canes to all the kids. The Tree Lighting at the Siuslaw Interpretive Center Lighting will take place at 5:30pm as Mayor Joe Henry flips the switch to illuminate the magic of the season. We are partnering with Food Share as we accept non-perishable food to help local families through the season. Donating barrels will be located at the Chamber tent in front of the gazebo of Old Town Park.  We look forward to making memories with you!

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Holly Jolly Follies!

Florence Events Center 715 Quince Street, Florence, OR

A true variety show with performers of all ages, this year’s Follies features many new and wonderful surprises, including outstanding vocal solos and duos, musicians, comedic interludes, small and large group numbers, and of course, C.R.O.W.’s stellar Flight Dance Team, which will perform original dance choreography.  Rumor has it that the "Tutu Dads" will also be back to share a "purrfectly meow-velous holiday tail." MORE INFO AND TICKETS HERE.

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FRAA’s Holiday Arts Festival

Florence Events Center 715 Quince Street, Florence, OR

The Holiday season is here and the 11th Annual FRAA Holiday Arts Festival is back, presented by Florence Regional Arts Alliance. It is the perfect place to shop for unique works of art and fine craftsmanship. This year, the Arts Festival will open Saturday, Dec 3rd, 10 am – 5 pm and Sunday, Dec 4th, 11 am – 4 pm at the Florence Events Center. You will get to meet the local and coastal craftsmen and artisans, showing off their latest creative designs. This year we have lots of new artisans as well as some of your favorites returning. Watch as some of the artists demonstrate their painting skills.  You are sure to find something just right for that special gift… The FRAA Holiday Arts Festival is just one of the events at the Florence Events Center, along with Empty Bowls and Holly Jolly Follies, so come join the fun […]

Recurring

Holly Jolly Follies!

Florence Events Center 715 Quince Street, Florence, OR

A true variety show with performers of all ages, this year’s Follies features many new and wonderful surprises, including outstanding vocal solos and duos, musicians, comedic interludes, small and large group numbers, and of course, C.R.O.W.’s stellar Flight Dance Team, which will perform original dance choreography.  Rumor has it that the "Tutu Dads" will also be back to share a "purrfectly meow-velous holiday tail." MORE INFO AND TICKETS HERE.

Winter Solstice Lantern Walk

Bridgeport Market 75 Harbor Street, Unit 100, Florence

Winter Solstice is the longest night of the year. Light it up and walk with us to stay warm and bright this holiday season, with Florence's 5th Annual Lantern Walk, hosted by the SASS-y folks from Serene Abundance Studio Space. We'll meet up outside Bridgeport Market, at the SW corner of the 75 Harbor Street Building, starting at 4:45pm; walk kicks off at 5:00pm. The market should be open until 5 for getting any hot coffee or refreshments you might need. The route will be along the Boardwalk and through Old Town, suitable for most walkers and wheelchair-owners. Suggested items to bring include: homemade or store bought lanterns (enclosing any flames recommended), glow in the dark sticks or jewelry, flashlights, light up toys, etc. Costumes, creativity, musical instruments, bells & whistles encouraged! Let's make this a magical parade that will enlighten and inspire all who see us. Walk will end at […]