Where: Lincoln City • Oregon • 97367
When: Mid-October – Memorial Day
Explore Lincoln City beaches and discover prizes - handcrafted glass floats. Finders Keepers Event in Lincoln City for beachcombers. From mid-October to Memorial Day, nearly 3,000 glass floats are distributed along seven miles of the public city's beaches, from Roads End on the north to Siletz Bay on the south.
Handcrafted by Oregon Coast glass artists, each numbered floats are placed every day (except during storms) on the beaches above the high-tide line. You do not need to dig or climb to find them.
Hunt for the coastal treasure. If you find it, give a call at 800-421-2151 or register at the Visitors' Center at 540 NE Highway 101, and you'll receive a Certificate of Authenticity. Some floats are eligible for a special prize.
300 Antique Japanese floats will be placed on the beach during Antique Week.
14 red, heart-shaped glass pieces will be hidden on the beach during Valentine’s Day.
Finders Keepers Event Location:
7.5 miles between the Roads End (the north end of Lincoln city) and Siletz Bay (the south end of Lincoln City)
Phone: 800-452-2151, 541-996-1274
A popular destination on the Oregon Coast, Lincoln City is well-known for:
- Its broad, flat beach stretching for seven miles along the magnificent Pacific Ocean
- D River - the shortest river in the world
- Drift Creek Covered Bridge - the oldest in Oregon
- Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge