South Coast Clambake Jazz Festival
Hear America’s original music as you enjoy special access at the Clambake Jazz Festival, where you’ll speak with musicians, set out on naturalist-led excursions and dance the Lindy Hop!
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Program No. 12208RJ
7 days
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At a Glance

The Oregon Coast swings again with this annual festival featuring a blend of two- and four-beat, Dixieland and classic rag “hot jazz.” Your All Events badge admits you to all performance sites in the festival as the bands revive the jazz era with energetic flavor, vintage attire and a contagious New Orleans passion.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Discuss the elements of jazz and the greats of the genre with a local musician and college professor, and meet a dance instructor who teaches you a few steps — you’ll need them as the festival revs up.
  • Learn about Oregon’s coastal ecology on naturalist-led field trips to Simpson Reef, Cape Arago, Shore Acres Botanical Gardens State Park and a variety of local beaches.
  • The Jazz Festival kicks off with an evening celebration, followed by more than two days of dancing and laughter at events of your choosing and wrapped up with an unforgettable gospel service on the final day.
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