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Welcome to Historic Downtown Astoria

Discover this diamond in the rough on the north Oregon coast! Historic Downtown Astoria will surprise you with its marriage of metropolitan dining, lodging and entertainment, and the raw grace of a town that has survived at the edge of the continent for more than 200 years.

The lower Columbia River region is brimming with events for everyone—including foodies, fishermen, movie fans, families, history buffs, music lovers and more. Let Historic Downtown Astoria be your home base as you explore this corner of the world. There is no better place to enjoy an authentic Pacific Northwest experience!

Make Memories in Astoria


Astoria Sunday Market Open through October

Astoria Sunday Market is located in the heart of Astoria’s historic downtown on 12th Street spanning four blocks from Marine Drive (Highway 30) to Exchange Street.  Astoria, Oregon, is perched along the Columbia River where river and ocean merge.  The green hillside of Washington State offers a majestic backdrop to the river traffic and bustle of Astoria’s waterfront.  For more information on the Astoria Sunday Market,





July's 2nd Saturday Art Walk, July 11

Come downtown Saturday, May 95pm-8pm and celebrate the Arts in Astoria!

Downtown businesses keep their doors open late, provide refreshments and entertainment, and exhibit original works of art and culture.  We'll see you downtown.

Download your copy of July's Art Walk map here pdf Document!




Astoria Society of Artists Readies 5th Annual Studio Tour, July 25 and 26

Join Astoria artists Saturday, July 25 and Sunday, July 26 for an open studio tour.  Artists will have their work displayed in their own studio or in shared studio space for enjoyment and for sale.  Many artists will be demonstrating their work during the studio tour.  The variety of art includes paintings, sculpture, paper making, book binding, print making, fiber arts, photography, mixed media and more.  The studios will be open from 10:00 to 4:00 on both days.  The free brochure and map will be available in early July on the Astoria Studio Tour website and at galleries, hotels, shops and other Astoria venues.  Visit to view representative pieces by the participating artists and for more information.  This tour is promoted with the sponsorship of Columbia Memorial Hospital, Astoria Visual Arts and the City of Astoria.


Planning your first trip to Astoria?

Go on a walking tour to see some of the great features of our beautiful downtown. 


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