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From dazzling firework displays to jaw-dropping sand sculptures to fairs full of fine, old things, adventure’s always waiting for you here.

Whether you are seeking a perfect summer day with giant kites flying above the ocean shore, a tour among the eerie and spine-tingling or hunting for a certain Jolly Old Elf—it is here in Lincoln City. From incredible sculptures crafted from sand and sea, to the pop of a champagne bottle as the sun melts into the Pacific and the starry sky alights with fireworks.

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Fall Kite Festival Huge, colorful squid swim through the skies, whales breach the clouds and fast Rokkaku kites dance through the air in loops and whorls.

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Festival Of Illusions Lincoln City is magic during Spring Break! Visit the Lincoln City Cultural Center for a week full of amazing performances during the Festival of Illusions.

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illustrations of a glass float and tentacles with the words "Finders Keepers"

Finders Keepers Be on the lookout for the colorful twinkle of a hand-blown glass float when you’re exploring our beaches. As the name says, Finders Keepers!

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A bigfoot-esque silhouette on a beach at sunset in Lincoln City, OR.

Haunted Taft In October, and throughout the summer, you can stroll through the Historic Taft District of Lincoln City and hear spine-chilling tales of the area.

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child builds a sandcastle with their family on the beach in Lincoln City, OR

Sandcastle Contest Discover your inner sculptor as you mold sand, shells, seaweed and whatever else you can find on the beach into whatever you can dream up.

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Colorful kites that look like octopi fly in the skies above Lincoln City, OR as part of the Summer Kite Festival.

Summer Kite Festival The whole family will be delighted at the Lincoln City Summer Kite Festival. Gaze up at huge, colorful octopuses swimming through the skies, whales breaching the clouds, and fast Rokkaku kites dancing through the air in loops and whorls.

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