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

C.R.O.W. Live Music & Free Hot Cocoa


C.R.O.W. proudly announces a special outdoor live vocal music event, to take place on December 11th from 5:30-7 pm at the C.R.O.W. Center for the Performing Arts – 3120 Hwy 101 in Florence. The event will feature several “C.R.O.W. kids” who will entertain audiences in the parking lot (weather permitting) with holiday songs & cheer. Hot chocolate will be provided to guests. Guests must wear facial coverings/masks and maintain social distancing, during this event for the safety of everyone in attendance. C.R.O.W. asks for all guests to please use good judgement and not to attend if they have any COVID symptoms that might put others at risk. “We hope our C.R.O.W. kids can warm your hearts with their beautiful voices,” said C.R.O.W.’s Artistic Director, Melanie Heard. “And while you’re at it, enjoy our four amazing Holiday windows and come back another time for the Parking Lot Radio show!” Heard expressed […]

Christmas 2021: The Magic is Back at the Florence Event Center


An evening of Live Holiday music featuring Florence's own, "Piano Man", Charles Suniga along with special guest vocalists. Join us for a fun filled evening of classic holiday tunes and original music composed by Charles Suniga. Tickets are $20 each.  General admission.  All ages welcomed!

Business After Hours at the Siuslaw Pioneer Museum

Siuslaw Pioneer Museum 278 Maple Street, Florence

Be here and see how logging, fishing, and the Siuslaw Bridge construction helped build the area into what it is today. We welcome you to see the history of the local tribes and pioneers. Take a walk back into history and appreciate the simpler times. Learn what shaped Florence into what it is today. You might even find some of your family history in our research library. All guests must comply with this COVID agreement. Business gets done at Business After Hours!

Florence Habitat ReStore Bottle and Can Drive


Redeemable bottles and cans piling up?  ReStore will take them!  Join us for a drive-thru donation event in the Florence Habitat ReStore parking lot on January 15, 2022 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  Can’t make it to the event?  ReStore accepts bottles and cans at any time behind ReStore, off Spruce St. at the roll up door or the marked container.

Chamber After Hours at Oregon Pacific Bank

Oregon Pacific Bank 1355 Highway 101, Florence, OR

Join us for our Chamber Business after hours event. Stop by and say hi to your local bankers to kick off the new year, and enjoy refreshments. This event is FREE and open to the public. It's time to mix, mingle and do some business!  

Business After Hours Hosted by Laughing Crab Gallery, Finance of America and Florence Surf Company

Laughing Crab Gallery & Tasting Room 1341 Bay St., Florence, OR

Ready to rouse up your palette in preparation for the Wine, Chowder and Glass Float Trail? Come join Kim at Laughing Crab Gallery & Tasting Room, along with Beth, Finance of America Mortgage and Shaun, Florence Surf Co, for an evening of local business networking, while sipping on a nice glass of wine and taking in the remarkable works of art, offered by local artists.  Gail, Vine to Table will be serving scrumptious snacks, we'll have raffle prizes and also discounts on certain merchandise throughout this event.  We're excited to have you join in on the fun, from 4:30-6pm!