Lincoln City To Drop New Colorful Glass Floats For Mother’s Day This Weekend

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Lincoln City, Oregon, is gearing up for a special celebration this Mother's Day weekend with the Finders Keepers Glass Float Drop, taking place from May 10th to 12th. Beachgoers will have the unique chance to embark on an exciting treasure hunt along the picturesque shores.

These aren't just any beach finds—each glass float is a carefully crafted work of art made by skilled glassblowers. The event celebrates the creativity of the Oregon coast while honoring the historical use of glass floats by fishermen.

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The Mother's Day Glass Float Drop creates a sense of shared excitement and community, making it a perfect family-friendly adventure. The thrill of finding a one-of-a-kind float encourages people of all ages to explore and enjoy the natural beauty of the Oregon coast.

The rules are simple: if you find a float, it's yours to keep! Just remember to respect the beach while searching for these hidden gems.

For those new to the event, Lincoln City provides tips on how to spot these treasures on their website and social media pages. Whether you're a seasoned participant or a first-time explorer, this event promises a memorable weekend filled with joy, discovery, and the magic of Mother's Day.

Head to Lincoln City, Oregon, for a delightful celebration this weekend and the enchanting prospect of discovering a handcrafted treasure. Happy hunting and Happy Mother's Day!

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Salishan Coastal Lodge

Looking for a great place to stay for your float-finding adventure? Salishan Coastal Lodge has the best spa on the Oregon coast, not to mention outdoor firepits, golf course, a cozy fireplace in every room, jaw dropping views and an aerial adventure park. Book your stay now, and enjoy everything Oregon's central coast has to offer.


  • Dec 31, 2023-Jan 1, 2024: Opening Weekend: 100 floats
  • February 17-24, 2024: Antique week: 100 Japanese antique floats
  • February 14-16, 2024: Valentine’s Day: 50 Red/pink/white floats
  • March 16-April 14, 2024: Spring break: 200 floats
  • April 20-22, 2024: Earth Day: 50 Earth Day floats
  • May 10-12 2024: Mother’s Day: 50 floats
  • May 25-27, 2024: Memorial Day: 50 Red/white/blue floats
  • June 1-14, 2024: Marie Lamfrom Charitable Foundation: 128 blue floats
  • June 14-16, 2024: Father’s Day: 50 floats
  • June 21-22: Casino Anniversary: 29 floats
  • June 22-23, 2024: Summer Kite: 10 floats
  • Aug 31-Sept 2, 2024: College Ball: 20 Green/yellow and 20 Orange/black floats
  • September 7-8, 2024: Fall Kite: 10 floats
  • September 11-14, 2024: Celebration of Honor: 50 Red/white/blue floats
  • Oct 31-Nov 2, 2024: Halloween: 50 floats*
  • Nov 28-Dec 1, 2024: Harvest Drop: 50 floats*
  • December 14-15, 2024: Holiday: 50 floats*

*Dates subject to change due to King Tides and unsafe weather conditions.

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Tyler James, founder of That Oregon Life, is a true Oregon native whose love for his state runs deep. Since the inception of the blog in 2013, his unbridled passion for outdoor adventures and the natural beauty of Oregon has been the cornerstone of his work. As a father to two beautiful children, Tyler is always in pursuit of new experiences to enrich his family’s life. He curates content that not only reflects his adventures but also encourages others to set out and create precious memories in the majestic landscapes of Oregon. Tyler's vision and guidance are integral to his role as publisher and editor, shaping the blog into a source of inspiration for exploring the wonders of Oregon.