A little town of Yachats has some great spots for late afternoon or evening fun. Try gourmet dining at its best at the Green Salmon café or enjoy live music at the Drift Inn. If you prefer seafood, go to Luna Sea Fish House or Ona Restaurant. During summer, be sure to attend the farmer’s market featuring enriching foods and crafts on Sundays.
This charming and beautiful blend of the ocean and forest is the ultimate place for a holiday. With beach activities, lush forests, and divine cuisine, it would be hard to say no to this stunning town.
Furthermore, Yachats offers varieties of annual festivals and events. For the full schedule, check the website yachats.org.
Yachats Village Mushrooms Festival
The festival provides an opportunity to learn about mushrooms and their role in forest ecology. Visitors can learn how to identify wild mushrooms; how to grow your own mushrooms, and how to create delicious food from wild or farm growing mushrooms.
The event features showcases of wild mushrooms, speaker's forum, workshops, guided mushroom walks, sample wild mushrooms prepared by local chefs, wine and beer, arts, crafts, books, live music, and much more.
When: The third weekend of October annually
Where: For the event's locations check the website
Yachats Agate Festival
Among the various activities that the Oregon Coast offers, agate hunting is the simplest and most enjoyable.
While low on monetary value, agates can be used to create stunning jewelry and decorative pieces. The Annual Yachats Agate Festival features spectacular rocks and gems including agates, jaspers, petrified wood, quartz, and fossils.
The agate festival in Yachats provides great learning opportunities for all ages. Bring the kids under 12 to search for agates in the sandbox and take three favorites pieces home.
Oregon Coast Agate Club offeres mineral demonstrations and displays.
The event is presented by Planet Yachats and sponsored by the Yachats Area Chamber of Commerce.
When: The second weekend of January annually
Where: Yachats Commons, 441 Highway 101, Yachats, OR
Yachats Celtic Music Festival
The 3-day Celtic Music Festival features traditional and non-traditional Celtic music, Irish, bluegrass, old-world folk, and much more in Yachats.
Workshops, story-telling, showcases, dancing, Jam session, beer, and whiskey tastings, and a Celtic Themed Mystery game are available.
When: The second weekend of November annually
Where: May vary
Yachats Commons Auditorium
Hwy 101 & W 4th St., Yachats, OR