Newport Seafood and Wine Festival Starts

NEWPORT, Ore. — The annual Newport Seafood and Wine Festival begins Thursday. It is one of the largest events in Newport every year, bringing in millions of dollars into the local economy. On Thursday, business vendors spent the day setting up their booths. Lots of wine, seafood, crafts, and other food items. “Not only are … Continue reading »

Seafood and Wine Festival Kicks Off

NEWPORT, Ore. – The coast saw winds of more than 50 miles per hour earlier this week, and though it caused some concern for organizers of the Newport Seafood and Wine Festival, the event is up and running for its 37th year. It was opening night Thursday evening for the event, on a much milder … Continue reading »

Thousands Pour Into Newport for Festival

NEWPORT, Ore. — The crowds poured into Newport from all over the state and country for the annual seafood and wine festival. “It takes about a year to plan the event. We anticipate crowds of over 20,000 people,” said Lorna Davis, Executive Director of Newport Chamber of Commerce. The crowd has grown significantly over the … Continue reading »