17th Annual

Important Update


To our Cottage Tour attendees and Cannon Beach History Center & Museum family,

The 17th Annual Cottage Tour, scheduled for September 11 -13, 2020, in Cannon Beach, Oregon will not go ahead as planned.

The decision was not reached lightly, and we know it will be a difficult one for many. We have spent the recent weeks listening to our partners in the event production industry, government agencies, healthcare professionals, residents and volunteers who helped us reach this point. Bottom line, the health of our homeowners, volunteers, and attendees must come first. The uncertainty of the future and navigating social distancing in the homes slated for this year’s tour seems insurmountable at this time.

That said, we cannot let you go empty handed! We would like to share a digital historic walking tour map of businesses in Cannon Beach. We are busy working hard on the map and plan to have it ready for you in the next few weeks.

As you know, the Cottage Tour is the Cannon Beach History Center & Museum’s main fundraiser. We hope you will consider supporting us by making a tax-deductible donation, or purchasing one of our great online gifts – look for the $5 Fall Raffle to be entered in to win a Cannon Beach themed gift basket. We’re working hard to bring fun Cannon Beach history things for you to do with your families, such as the upcoming Self Guided Historic Walking Tour map which will include an interactive map, links, cool historical facts, more, coming soon! Keep checking back here for the latest on more exciting events. We appreciate your support in helping us recover from the loss of this event to continue promoting, preserving and sharing the history of Cannon Beach and Arch Cape.

Thank you for your patience and support as we navigate this difficult situation together.

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Stay healthy and take care.

Volunteer for the 2021 Cottage Tour!



Next year’s Cottage Tour will be held September 10-12, 2021, and volunteers are always needed to assist with this fun event. As a volunteer, you get to see the homes, free of charge.

If you are interested in volunteering for this year’s tour, please call us at 503-436-9301 or email the Development Coordinator, Andrea Suarez at andrea@cbhistory.org for more information.  Thank you for your support!

For those that have already signed up to volunteer, we are very grateful for your commitment and dedication to this event. Thank you!

Click the links below to learn more about volunteering for the Cottage Tour.

2019 Cottage Tour Volunteer Descriptions

Cottage Tour FAQ’s




Tour Photos

Here is a look back at some of the great memories from last year’s tour!

The living room in one of the featured homes on the 2018 tour.
A beautifully decorated living room from one of the featured 2018 homes.
Beautiful flowers seen on the 2018 tour.
A beach themed room.
You can still get your work done while you’re at the beach!
One of the features of this kitchen was the waterfall countertop.
This home has a gorgeous view of Haystack Rock in almost every single room except one.
The well-known Bouvy-West Cabin was one of the highlights of the tour.
This home resembles what a true Cannon Beach cottage looks like.
This prefab modern style home was a favorite for many tour goers.
Tour goers heading in to one of the homes on the tour.
Tour goers were able to learn about the different flowers that were planted in one of the gardens on the tour.

*Photos by © Erin J. Bernard


2019 Cottage Tour Sponsors by level:

In addition to sharing the rich history and amazing homes  in Cannon Beach, the goal of the annual Tour is to raise funds for the Cannon Beach History Center & Museum. This fundraiser contributes a significant amount of the non-profit’s annual income. Thank you to our generous sponsors who have helped contribute to this year’s tour!


























































































Special thanks (and support from) to:

Archimedes Gallery, Bald Eagle Coffee, Bill’s Tavern, Cannon Beach Bakery, Cannon Beach Clothing Company, Cannon Beach Soap Company, Cannon Beach Smokehouse, Drea FrostGolden Whale Jewelry, Insomnia Coffee Co., Mo’s Restaurants, Pig ‘N Pancake, Schwietert’s Cones & Candy, Sleepy Monk Coffee