Wine & Chowder Trail with Great Glass Float Give-Away

You KNOW October rocks in Florence! The weather is always (well, almost always) way better than is forecast, and we get some of the best (and most romantic) sunsets of the year. And with so much to do, you don’t want to miss these events!


Saturday, October 7
2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Wine Walk. Stroll fabulous Bay Street and sample wines from  10 Oregon wineries. Purchase a punch card it’s your palate’s passport to some of the region’s best offerings, and gets you two commemorative glasses to sample and remember your fun in Florence.


Sunday, October 8
Noon to 4:00 p.m. Chowder Fest. Who makes Oregon’s best clam chowder? You decide what's the Coast’s best chowder. Your $5 punch card serves as your scorecard and ballot. Stroll around Historic Old Town, sample delicious chowder, find the multiple glass floats hidden on shops (you could win) & browse through our wonderful stores & restaurants.

Enjoy live music at Gazebo Park  and you may even meet Columbus and Queen Isabella as they stroll Bay Street and beyond with valuable wooden doubloons for all.