Salmon Bake returns to Depoe Bay

The 63rd annual Depoe Bay Salmon Bake will take place on Saturday, Sept. 21, at Depoe Bay City Park. (Courtesy photo)

The 63rd annual Depoe Bay Salmon Bake will take place on Saturday, Sept. 21. Sponsored by the Depoe Bay Chamber of Commerce, this traditional community event will be held at the Depoe Bay City Park with salmon meals being served from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m., or until all salmon/tickets have been sold.

The salmon will be cooked in the traditional Native American style on stakes over an alder and fir wood-fueled fire. The meal includes approximately 8 ounces of wild-caught chinook salmon, coleslaw, bread, a beverage and dessert. Salmon meal tickets are available in advance (with a $2 discount per meal) for $23 at or at the Depoe Bay Visitor Center. Subject to availability, meal tickets will also be sold at the gate for $25.

Admission to the park, as well as the entertainment is free. There will be courtesy shuttle bus service throughout Depoe Bay and into the park. Raffle tickets will be on sale (for $5 each) for a variety of prize packages. Also, Salmon Bake logo gear and souvenirs will be available for purchase before and after the event at the Depoe Bay Visitor Center and during the event at the chamber’s souvenir booth.


Entertainment schedule:

  • 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. — Strolling/welcoming musician Brent Barry;
  • 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. — June Rushing Band (folk/favorite oldies);
  • Noon to 12:45 p.m. — Turquoise Pride Singers (Native American dancers);
  • 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. — Michael Dane & Friends (tropical music from the islands);
  • 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. — Turquoise Pride Singers (Native American dancers);
  • 3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. — Uncle Brady & the Wailing Bags Boys (rock/blues).


Dockside Charters is the title sponsor for this year’s event. Other sponsors include Mazatlán Restaurant (Depoe Bay), US Bank (Newport), That Oregon Life, Scout NW, Ainslee’s Salt Water Taffy (Depoe Bay) and Chinook Winds Casino Resort (Lincoln City). A portion of proceeds from the event and raffle will be contributed to the Depoe Bay Chamber Community Fund, which supports needs of local citizens, organizations, visitors and the community at large.

For additional event information, visit, email [email protected] or call the chamber at 541-765-2889.

To volunteer for this community event, call Michelle at 541-921-0347.

This year’s Salmon Bake logo was designed by Marianne Blanchard and David Galvan.


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