4th Of July – Fireworks in Old Town Florence

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The Florence Area Chamber of Commerce, the Port of Siuslaw and the City of Florence have come together to save Florence’s annual 4th of July fireworks display. The fireworks will be shot over the Siuslaw River from the east end of the Siuslaw Port Campground in Historic Old Town beginning at about 10:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 4, to provide a multitude of great vantage points for spectators. We look forward to celebrating our nation’s independence and encourage everyone in Florence to find safe and fun ways to celebrate Independence Day this year and look to the skies that evening for the beautiful display we have planned. Businesses, civic clubs, or individuals interested in making any size contribution to demonstrate their appreciation and offset the cost of the event are asked to contact Hannigan at 541-997-3128 or mail/drop off a check at the Visitors Center, 290 Highway 101. “Hearts have […]

Independence Day Bike Parade!

Florence, Oregon Florence

Calling all kids from 1 to 100! Decorate your bike, trike or wagon* and join us at Juniper & Bay Street. Staging begins at 10:30 am, Parade begins at 11am. *Non-motorized entrants only Registration and waiver florencehabitat.org

Pie & Watermelon Eating Contest

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Registration Starts at 11:00 am, Pie eating contest at 12:00 pm, Watermelon eating contest at 1:00 pm. Everyone must have a waiver, waivers can be found at florencehabitat.org on our events page.

Beachwalk

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Gather your team and plan to attend the Annual Florence Habitat for Humanity Beachwalk!  Don't have a team?  No problem!  Solo walkers are more then welcome!  Beachwalk is a fundraiser to benefit the mission of Florence Habitat for Humanity.

GIANT BEACH ART EVENT RETURNS TO DRIFTWOOD SHORES OCTOBER 16

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Circles in the Sand beach art returns to Florence October 16 on the beach at Driftwood Shores.   A giant labyrinth will be carved in the sand. A public walkthrough the begins at 5:00 p.m. Low tide will be at 5:15 and sunset will be at 6:30 p.m. The event is free to attend and will be held rain or shine.   Driftwood Shores Resort and Conference Center, Sand Master Park Sandboarding and Venomous Sandboards, Sea Lion Caves, Mo’s Seafood and Chowder, and The Little Brown Hen restaurant are sponsoring the annual event.   Circles in the Sand was created in 2011 by labyrinth artist Denny Dyke. Dyke is based near Bandon and does several beach draws each year on Bandon’s beaches. This will be Dyke’s fourth trip to Florence. In the early years of his work it was not uncommon to see mentions of "crop circles" or "alien art" after […]

Making Spirits Bright – Holiday Fun in Florence

Florence Florence, OR

Plan your holiday fun in Florence! These activities and more will keep you and yours shopping and supporting local! The Luminary Walk - Will begin on SHOP SMALL Saturday November 27. This course map  will lead "star gazers" to participating locations where locals and visitors will collect stars. Once you've have collected 12 stars, you can mail or drop off your maps to the Visitor Center at 290 Hwy 101 by Noon on December 4th to be entered to win a gift. Drawing will take place on Saturday December 4th at 6pm in front of the gazebo in Old Town Park on Bay St. This is the night of the City Tree Lighting which will be held at 5:30 pm. Course Maps will be available at participating locations, here and at the Visitor Center.    SHOP SMALL SATURDAY - Many retail stores will stay open on November 27th (Shop Small Saturday) […]

Florence Holiday Tree Lighting

Old Town Florence Bay Street, Florence, OR

The "Making Spirits Bright" Tree Lighting Celebration will be held December 4th 4- 6pm around Old Town hosted by the Florence Area Chamber of Commerce. Come make memories with us, young and old will enjoy walking through Old Town with beautifully lit balloons, music, and taking pictures in the Gazebo with the "Anchor of Hope" tree.  Santa & the elves will be making their rounds via truck provided by the Public Works Department. Then the grand finale at 5:30! The City of Florence Christmas tree, located at the Siuslaw River Bridge Interpretive Site, will be lit at 5:30 pm by Mayor Henry. We can't wait for the holiday magic to light the tree and surrounding area! Check out the Facebook event at www.facebook.com/events/3048720502083803.