Astoria Regatta - Lower Columbia Heritage Festival
Founded on August 9, 1894, the Astoria Regatta is the oldest American festival west of the Rockies! The Astoria Regatta is five days of fun on land and sea, parades, great food, and unique traditions. Here are this year's events. Most are free to the public, but some events are reasonably priced. Some of the highlights include Regatta Square, which features food, beverages, and a family fun zone. Other "Signature Events" include: Regatta Queen Coronation & Reception, Seamen's Memorial, Admiral's Reception, Grand Land Parade, The Highwater Boat Parade and the popular Regatta Fireworks Show.