Online Holiday Auction
Support your Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce while doing some online holiday shopping through our online auction! We will have a variety of exciting items up for bid, perfect for getting a start on your gift list.
The theme for the online auction is “Happy Fall Y’all.” Items up for bid will include great wine, gift baskets from Oceana, Oregon Coast Aquarium, and Grove Veterinary Clinic; stays at the Channel House, the Landing at Newport, and La Quinta Inn & Suites; four general admission passes to OMSI; a fishing trip with Newport Tradewinds; gift certificates from Roby’s Furniture and Appliance, Pacific Kitchen at Nye Beach, Rogue Creamery, Oregon Coast Glassworks; and many more exciting items.
Proceeds from the auction will go to support the Newport Chamber and our community programs that support local businesses.
Newport Seafood & Wine Festival
Held in February
It wouldn’t be winter on the coast without the Newport Seafood & Wine Festival. Showcasing over 150 premier Northwest wines, culinary professionals and regional artisans.
Newport Cider Festival
Held in October
Celebrating the beauty and bounty of the Pacific Northwest, the Newport Cider Festival is a great opportunity to welcome the arrival of fall. Enjoy the work of local artisans, Oregon craft brews, Pacific Northwest ciders and wine. The Newport Cider Festival is one of the biggest annual Newport events.
Held Weekly on Fridays
Join us weekly to enjoy lunch and networking with Chamber members while hearing about engaging community topics. Luncheons are held on Friday at noon with different locations each week, and lunch is $15 per guest. Check our calendar to see the location and topic.
Business After Hours
Gather with Chamber members and members of the community at our monthly Business After Hours. Held on the third Thursday of the month, Business After Hours is held at a Chamber member's business location to present their goods and services. There is no cost to attend. See our calendar for this month's location.
Banquet & Balloon Auction
Annual Chamber Fundraiser Held in April
The Chamber's annual Banquet & Balloon Auction is an evening of entertainment, delicious food, and fun with friends. Auction items vary from a vacation in Hawaii to a hot air balloon ride to a year's supply of toilet paper!
Past themes for the evening have included Run with the Roses (Kentucky Derby), Take Me Out to the Ball Game (Baseball), and this year's theme is Casino Royale. Have fun dressing to the theme and and enjoying an evening with friends.
Annual Awards Banquet
Annual Banquet Held in June
The Annual Awards Banquet is an event to honor Chamber members for their efforts over the past year. The night includes presentations of awards such as Business of the Year and Volunteer of the Year, and also serves the opportunity to thank the outgoing and incoming Board of Directors.
A delicious dinner is served, followed by a dessert dash with desserts from local restaurants.
Know Your Newport
Annual Hospitality Training Held in May
Know Your Newport is held annually in May and is geared towards local service and hospitality industry workers in preparation of the summer tourism season. The event includes a trade show of local attractions, customer service training, city bus tour, and giveaways from Newport area attractions and businesses.
Know Your Newport is an excellent opportunity to learn about our area to better share it with visitors.