Stay Eat Events Weather Beaches

Famed Floating Movie Sets: Tall Ships Hit Three Oregon Coast Towns

Published 05/10/2017 at 4:03 AM PDT - Updated 05/10/2017 at 4:09 AM PDT
By Oregon Coast Beach Connection staff

Famed Floating Movie Sets: Tall Ships Hit Oregon Coast

(Oregon Coast) – Combine the mystique of Hollywood with living history on the sea and you have the “Tall Ships” from Grays Harbor, Washington. The vessels made famous in iconic entertainment like Once Upon A Time, Star Trek, and Pirates of the Carribean – a.k.a. the Lady Washington and the Hawaiian Chieftain - will be docking at three Oregon coast towns over the next month.

Both are replicas of sailing vessels that ran the trading routes in the 1800's, heavily researched and built with deep detail.

This year, they begin their stay on the Oregon coast at Newport from May 17 to 28.

Latest Coastal Lodging News Alerts
In Seaside:
Includes exclusive listings; check for specials now
In Cannon Beach:
Deals beginning now or soon
In Manzanita, Wheeler, Rockaway Beach:
Check each listing for specials
In Pacific City, Oceanside:
Deals begin soon
In Lincoln City:
Deals on rooms beginning now
In Depoe Bay, Gleneden Beach:
Specials start in September
In Newport:
Specials and deals beginning
In Waldport
New amenities offered; specials
In Yachats, Florence
Specials; lodgings not listed anywhere else

Then on May 29 and 30 they make their passage down to Coos Bay, Oregon for the Festival of Sail 2017, which takes place June 1 to 4.

Astoria is the next stop, this time for the Lady Washington only, starting on June 7 for the Goonies Festival and sticking around until June 9.

In all three spots, they will offer walk-on tours, sailing excursions, educational programs about maritime life nearly 200 years ago and even sea shanties. There will even be battle cruises with simulation battles.

Tours of the ships in Newport begin on May 18 and run almost all days except for Monday, May 22. Exact times differ most days – see their website. Cost for those tours is a $5 donation. There is an evening sail on May 19 at 6 p.m. ($42-$49). There are battle sails on May 20, 21, 26, 27 and 28. (Costs are different on some sails, but are often around the $40 to $80 range.) Adventure sails happen on May 20 and 28.

During their overnight passage to Coos Bay, they are accepting passengers on May 29-30 for $229.

For the four days at the Festival of Sail Coos Bay, they are part of a Parade of Sail at 2 p.m. on June 1, and no tours are offered that day. Dockside tours, day sails and on-board tours happen from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 2 – 4. See http://festofsailcoosbay.com/festival/tickets/ for ticket prices.

Then on June 7 – 9 the Lady Washington says “hey you guuuuys” and docks at the Port of Astoria for the Goonies Festival. There, like Newport, you'll find family-oriented evening sails that come complete with demonstrations of tall ship handling, sea shanty singing, and maritime storytelling. Walk-on tours happen all three days until 5 p.m. (start times differ upon each day), and again cost is a $5 donation.

There are evening sails at 6 p.m. on June 7 and 9, and cost is $42-$49.

For the Newport and Astoria visits, a ticket is required for all passengers, including “babes in arms.” Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Call 1-800-200-5239 for tickets or buy them at the website.

Oregon Coast Hotels for these events - Where to eat - Maps and Virtual Tours - More of Astoria and Newport below:






More About Oregon Coast hotels, lodging.....

More About Oregon Coast Restaurants, Dining.....

 

Oregon Coast event or adventure you can't miss

 



Coastal Spotlight


LATEST Related Oregon Coast Articles

Meteor Shower, Comet Above Oregon and the Coast - Sort Of
The Geminids and comet 46P/Wirtanen are happening but mostly covered up. Astronomy, weather
Oregon Coast Officials Seek Input on Bike Route, Kite Festival Theme
Improvements to the bike route on 101, Lincoln City's festival theme contest
First Day Hikes: New Year's Walks Beyond the Oregon Coast
Astoria events, Seaside events, Manzanita events, Rockaway Beach events, Pacific City events, Lincoln City events, Depoe Bay events, Newport events, Florence events
N. Oregon Coast's Tillamook County Twinkles with Train Rides, Light Festival
A bevy of coziness-inducing events and a countywide celebration of lights Manzanita events, Rockaway Beach events, Tillamook events, Pacific City events
Sign Up for the Oregon Coast Email Newsletter
Receive weather alerts / travel alerts, exclusive deals on lodging and other means of fun. Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Tillamook, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Yachats
King Tides Project Needs Help from Oregon Coast Photo Aficionados
King Tides Project is asking for your photographic assistance. Sciences
Sneaker Wave Advisory for S. Oregon Coast; Northern Half Large Display
Increased dangers down south while the upper half will still get a show
Seven Sometimes Uneasy Oregon Coast Historical Facts - Video
The jolting surprises of what things around you really mean. Seaside, Manzanita, Oceanside, Lincoln City, Newport, Yachats

Back to Oregon Coast

Contact Advertise on BeachConnection.net
All Content, unless otherwise attributed, copyright BeachConnection.net Unauthorized use or publication is not permitted

Oregon Coast Lodging
Rentals
Specials

Dining

Events Calendar

Oregon Coast Weather

Travel News

Search for Oregon Coast Subjects, Articles

Virtual Tours, Maps
Deep Details