- Mushroom Festival! Held the 3rd weekend in October, this event hosts several talks and walks pertaining to learning about mushrooms. Local restaurants participate with dishes prepared from local edible fare. Attend workshops to learn about identifying, hunting and cooking with mushrooms.
The weather in Yachats
- The weather is great in Yachats this time of year. Although there are no guarantees that it will not rain sometime during the month, you can also expect wonderfully delightful days. Average high temperatures run in the high 60’s and tapering to low 60’s by the end of the month. Average rain is under 6″. Always bring layers of clothing when visiting the Oregon Coast for easy accommodation to variable weather changes.
Autumn tourist season in Yachats
- Autumn season is spectacular. Tourists visit Yachats all year round because it is just a relaxing place to kick back and enjoy a slower pace. By October the masses of summer visitors who descend for family vacations with kids are over. Although we love our summer visitors, autumn visitors get to enjoy Yachats in a more relaxed way. There is less traffic and fewer lines at eateries and events. As an added treat, the Farmer’s Market is still operating and local businesses have not yet shuttered for the slow off-season.
3 reasons why you should visit Yachats in October
My bet is that, once you visit, you will agree with my 3 top reasons why you should visit Yachats in October. Whether you plan to hike the many areas in and around Yachats or shop and eat with the locals you will leave feeling refreshed.