Fourth of July in Port Orford is what everyone imagines a small town celebration should be. This spectacular celebration of our Independence Day is packed with a HUGE schedule of events. This year events take place July 4th-July 7th. The fun-filled list of events includes the parade down Highway 101, the fireworks show at Battle Rock, Keg Ring Toss, Bocce on the Beach, Horse Games, Sand Sculpture Contest on the Beach, Dinghy Boat Races, Jerry Can Races, Animal Show, Keg Toss, Quilt Show, Beach Golf, Book Sale, Live Music, Farmers Market, Photography Show, City Wide Yard Sales, Junk Art Show, Art Walk, the Rotary Pancake Breakfast, and many more exciting things to see, do and participate in. Come to Port Orford on July 4th to help us celebrate our 60th Port Orford Jubilee! You don't want to miss it!
Thursday July 4th
3PM PITCHS KEG TOSS Located in Pitchs East parking lot. Entry fee. Toss an empty keg the farthest and win a prize.
3PM Bocce Ball on the Beach Postponed until 2020. See you next year!
4PM TJ’S KEG RING TOSS TJ’s Pub and Grill. Toss various size hula hoops over kegs. Entry fee. Prizes will be awarded.
5PM-DUSK FAMILY HOUR AT BATTLE ROCK Battle Rock Park. Fun and games everyone. Corn Hole, Chalk Art, Yardzee and more! Free admission. No prizes. Just fun!
DUSK-PORT ORFORD JUBILEE FIREWORKS DISPLAY Battle Rock Park. The Grand Finale to our Celebration! Under the direction of the Port Orford Volunteer Fire Department.
7AM-10AM SAND SCULPTURE CONTEST Dock Beach on Dock Road. No entry fee. Prizes awarded at 10:30am. Sponsored by Rogue Credit Union.
7AM-10AM ROTARY PANCAKE BREAKFAST Legion Hall. Pancakes, ham, scrambled eggs, juice or coffee. All you can eat! Adults $7; Age 6-13 $6; 5 & Under FREE. Proceeds support local scholarships.
8:30AM-3PM PARADE OF BOOKS Used Book Sale at the Port Orford Library. Friends of the Library store will be open.
9AM-3PM FLOWER SHOW AND PLANT SALE Port Orford Library. Free admission. Sponsored by the Sunset Garden Club.
9AM-3PM SIDEWALK CHALK ART Pickup your chalk at the ‘Neath The Wind Realty at
9:00am-10:00am Judging will begin at
2:00pm with awards for the winners at 3:00pm.
10AM-3:30PM PORT ORFORD HERITAGE SOCIETY Tours of: Coast Guard Museum. Cape Blanco Light House. Historic Hughes House.
10AM-4PM QUILT SHOW Port Orford Community Building. Free admission. Corner of 11th and Washington Street. Hosted by the Port Orford Quilt Club.
Friday July 5th
3 PM – Salty Dawg Billiards Tournament Salty Dawg Restaurant. Sign up at 2:30. Play begins at 3PM. $10 to enter. Pot split 3 ways: Win, Place, Show. Split will depend on number of participants as well as single or double elimination.
9 PM – Salty Dawg Karaoke Karaoke at Salty Dawg Restaurant. Fun for Adults
Saturday July 6th
9AM – THE 23ND J.R. ALLISON SALT WATER OPEN One club of your choice. One tennis ball. One rule: no visible cheating. Tee off is at Hubbard Creek at
8am. Finish Line is at Battle Rock. Proceeds benefit the JR Allison Memorial Scholarship Fund. Donation to play: $10.00
9am- Pickleball Open Play Event Buffington Park. Join our local Pickleball group for this fastpaced paddle sport. Come play, learn the game or just watch.
9AM-1PM TOWN WIDE YARD SALE Treasure Hunt! Search local yard sales for treasures throughout Port Orford at our Town Wide Yard Sales! Watch for signs posted along Highway 101. Maps available online and throughout town July 1st .
11 AM - Fireman and Jubilee BBQ Lunch Buffington Park concession stand. Cheese Burger $7.00, Hamburger $6.00, Hot Dog Lunch $3.00, $2.00 per single BBQ’d oyster on the half shell
1PM – Kickball Game Buffington Park in Red’s Field. Fun for all ages and skill levels. Free event. Come have some fun!