4th of July Porch Parade

Florence, Oregon Florence

Let’s celebrate together this 4th of July!  Florence Habitat for Humanity and the City of Florence are hosting the 2nd annual Porch Parade Decorate your front porch to show your community spirit!    Unleash your creativity and bring a smile to your friends and neighbors. Don’t have a front porch? No problem! Decorate any area visible from the street. Businesses we want to include you too, so decorate your porch and windows and show us your community spirit   A virtual map with the locations of all registered porches will be available so you can plan a walk or drive around our community to see and share in the celebration. To register, for virtual map and to vote for your favorite home and business visit the City of Florence or Florence Habitat for Humanity websites.

All American Cruise

Florence, Oregon Florence

Cruise to celebrate our Nation's Independence; vehicles of all types are welcome, but not floats or walking entries. Vehicles are encouraged to be decorated with patriotic bunting, American Flags or Branch Service flags - but please - no commercial or political messaging. Staging at 11:00 a.m. at Florence Christian Church 1st/Ivy Streets; Cruise will terminate at Cross Roads Church 10th/Maple for a short patriotic program.

4th Of July – Fireworks in Old Town Florence


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


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.

Oregon Coast Military Museum Anniversary & 4th of July Celebration

Oregon Coast Military Museum 2145 Kingwood Street, Florence

Come enjoy informational booths from local veteran organizations and Military Displays including: American Legion & Auxiliary Post 59 Daughters of the American Revolution - Oregon Dunes Chapter Disabled American Veterans Chapter 23 Oregon Central Coast Military Vehicle Group Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary Post 3232 Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3232 and Special Exhibits from the Museum The Museum will also be having a special admission price of $1.00 per person to tour the Main Exhibit Hall.  There will also be a barbeque from 12:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Date: July 4th, 2021 Time: 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Where: The Oregon Coast Military Museum - 2145 Kingwood St., Florence, OR 97439

A Race for the Rest of Us


A RACE FOR THE REST OF US Race Overview A “race” for a good cause - to raise money for the Lane Council of Governments Senior Meals Program, which provides food to Lane County seniors who might otherwise go hungry. The distance is a whopping 0.5k – nope, that is not a typo! That is half kilometer, or about one third of a mile, or about 546 yards, or about 1640 feet, or about twice as far as the average good golfer can hit a golf ball off of a tee – you get the idea. This is a challenging course but also easy, in fact, we're not exactly sure what it'll look like for you. Could go either way. There will be customized aid stations (you decide!), unique finishing lines (you decide!), photos (again, you decide!) And if running/walking 546 yards isn’t your thing, there’s also a VIP option […]

Art from the Heart Walk & Virtual Auction


Help improve access to heart health on the Oregon coast by participating in PHMCF's first ever "Art from the Heart" walk & virtual auction. Join us downtown at the Heart on Bay Street during our kick-off event to pick up an Art Walk Passport, enjoy wonderful food and drinks, and check out the art auction in person. Visit https://phhfheart21.ggo.bid to register for the auction in advance!

Banner Bank Hosts Business After Hours!

Banner Bank 777 Hwy 101, Florence, OR

It's time to mix, mingle, connect and do some business! Banner Bank is hosting "Kicking It Back in Florence" with food and refreshments. Business After Hours are FREE and open to the public.