Astoria Sunday Market
As the name suggests, Astoria Sunday Market is located in the picturesque coastal town of Astoria. This multi-award-winning seasonal event — it opens on Mother’s Day in May and runs through the second Sunday of October — takes place in the historic downtown area. All produce is fresh from local farmers and you’ll find pre-made deliciousness in the form of jams, salsas, cheeses, and so much more. There are also booths selling handcrafted goods by local artisans, plus live entertainment.
Located in the southern Oregon coastal area, in the tiny town of Elkton, is the award-winning Brandborg Winery. Known for its pinot noirs, Brandborg also produces white wines and reds such as cabernet franc, syrah, and grenache. Oenophiles can visit the winery’s tasting room daily where they will also find an array of specialty food items that complement the wines perfectly. Brandborg also hosts numerous events year-round, including live music entertainment.
Brandborg Winery, 345 1st St, Elkton, OR, USA +1 541 548 2870
Brandy Peak Distillery
Brandy Peak Distillery is the oldest craft distillery in the area. A family-owned establishment, this distillery is located in a beautiful coastal forest a bit outside the town of Brookings. The team at Brandy Peak procures only top-quality grapes and fruit for its creations, adding no additional colors or flavoring, which produces ‘100% pure spirits.’ A seasonal outfit, this distillery is open from the first of March through the first weekend in January, Tuesday through Saturday, from 1-5PM. Visitors can learn about brandy making, take a tour, and, of course, sample the delicious brandies and liqueur offered.
Brandy Peak Distillery, 18526 Tetley Rd, Brookings, OR, USA +1 541 469 0194
Cannon Beach Distillery
Cannon Beach Distillery is the brainchild of Mike Selberg and is located in Cannon Beach. Making everything from scratch and on-site, Selberg uses only the best ingredients and adds no artificial colors or flavors to his selection of spirits. CB Distillery features gin, rum, and bourbon and has received many awards.
Cannon Beach Distillery, 255 N Hemlock St, Cannon Beach, OR, USA +1 503 436 0301
Coos Bay Farmer’s Market
The Coos Bay Farmer’s Market offers an array of fresh fruits and vegetables along with artisan products like candy, jellies, and jams. For those people looking for unique gifts of the non-food variety, there are also vendors selling handcrafted art and other crafts.
Flying Dutchman Winery
The Flying Dutchman Winery is a must-visit when in Otter Rock, situated on the northern coast of Oregon. This small, family-owned winery is in a most beautiful location — atop a cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean — offering incredible views in addition to great wines. Richard Cutler has been making wine since 1997 and procures the best grapes available from area vineyards for his unique, award-winning wines, which include reds, whites, plus sweet and dessert varieties. People can visit this gem every day of the year except Christmas Day, but the hours vary depending on the season.
Flying Dutchman Winery, 915 First St, Otter Rock, OR, USA, +1 541 765 2553
Misty Meadows Jams
Misty Meadows Jams is a must-visit for anyone with a sweet tooth, as its makes a variety of mouthwatering jams. Another family-owned and -operated establishment, the company creates a host of jams made with the best Oregon berries, including cranberries, marionberries, blueberries, blackberries, and huckleberries, and without the use of preservatives, corn syrup, fillers, or anything else of the sort. Visitors will also find fruit butters such as Bandon cranberry butter and Oregon cherry butter, a variety of honeys, plus BBQ sauces and more.
Misty Meadows Jams, 48053 Highway 101 S, Bandon, OR, USA +1 888 795 1719
Newport Farmer’s Market
Newport Farmer’s Market procures the freshest produce available. Open on Saturdays during the growing season (May through October), this outdoor market offers visitors the opportunity to buy local. From fruits to vegetables to baked goods to handcrafted goods, the market has something for everyone. A great thing about this farmer’s market is that beginning November through April it moves indoors so that visitors can get their fill of fresh food any time of the year.
Pilot House Spirits
Pilot House Spirits (previously known as North Coast Distillery) is a multi-award winning distillery located in Astoria. Pilot House Spirits’ rustic-styled tasting room is located in the historic downtown area, where guests can sip numerous drinks all made with some of the distillery’s best spirits, including Bar Pilot Vodka in various flavors (regular, cocoa mint, jalapeño lime, and more), Painted Lady Gin, and Uncle Scary’s Moonshine. Pilot House Spirits is open Thursday through Sunday. There is another location in Seaside, Oregon.
Pilot House Spirits, 1270 Duane St, Astoria, OR, USA +1 615 598 2238
Siren’s Cove Cafe
Siren’s Cove Cafe is a cozy venue located in Port Orford. Serving a variety of coffee and espresso-based drinks along with baked goods, sandwiches, pizzas, and more, this cafe is a place the entire family will enjoy no matter what their tastes. If visiting in the morning, a muffin, croissant, scone, or any other baked treat paired with a coffee drink will make for an excellent start to your day. The breakfast menu also includes biscuits and gravy and breakfast sandwiches. As for later in the day, diners can’t go wrong with any of the sandwiches, soups, salads, or pizzas.
Siren’s Cove Cafe, 1320 Oregon St, Port Orford, OR, USA +1 541 332 2970