Blog

Welcome to the Official Blog for The Coos Bay – North Bend Visitor & Convention Bureau! We believe there is no place like the Oregon Coast and want to share stories, events, photos and more information in our blog.

We have world class fishing, dunes, beaches, hiking trails, bird watching, gardens, unique gift, craft and antique shops, casinos, music, museums- and more. The Oregon’s Adventure Coast is an all season destination, with surprises and memories around every turn. We have a variety of fun itineraries, and offer oodles of other great ideas for your next adventure!

Have a story you’d like to share on our blog? Email us at info@oregonsadventurecoast.com

Prefontaine Run

Posted by TravelCoosBay on July 26, 2016

It’s time to get out your running shoes and hit the track! If you’re planning to join the thousands of runners from all over the country for the 37th Annual Prefontaine Memorial Run, you are probably already training!  The 2016…

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Blackberry Arts Festival

Posted by TravelCoosBay on July 21, 2016

The Coos Bay Downtown Association invites you and your family to celebrate local art, culture, food and drink at the 2016 Blackberry Arts Festival in downtown Coos Bay August 27-28, 2016.  This popular festival happens annually on the 4th weekend…

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Charleston Seafood Beer and Wine Festival

Posted by TravelCoosBay on July 18, 2016

27th annual Charleston Seafood Beer & Wine Festival August 13 and 14, 2016 10am to 4pm Charleston Marina, Charleston, OR Every summer, thousands of visitors head to our coast for The Charleston Seafood Beer and Wine Festival, a celebration our…

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Selden, William Resting Place

Posted by TravelCoosBay on July 8, 2016

The Coos Art Museum will open its 23rd Annual Maritime Art Exhibition in the first floor Maggie Karl Gallery this weekend! The juried exhibition displays maritime-themed artwork by major artists from across the United States. Seventy-six works by…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on July 1, 2016

The fervor for sand riding is growing in popularity every year, with countless enthusiasts making the trek out to some of the world’s biggest dunes in search of adventure. The thing is, when talking about sand riding it’s possible to…

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Kenny, Bob and Rob

Posted by TravelCoosBay on June 24, 2016

The streets of Coos Bay is about to be filled with music this summer. Not only do we have the Oregon Coast Music Festival July 21st-30th, The World Newspaper and the Coos Bay Downtown Association has announced that the popular lunchtime concert…

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Photographer: Steven Michael

Posted by TravelCoosBay on June 16, 2016

Summer’s just getting started, and so are we! Buckle up for a summer packed full of music, food, and activities in the shape of our many festivals! We hope you have plenty of sunscreen, because you’re going to need it! Clamboree and…

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Charleston Marine Life Center

Posted by TravelCoosBay on June 15, 2016

It’s here! After months of anticipation and nine years of development, The University of Oregon has opened a brand new public museum and aquarium for visitors of all ages in Charleston! The 6,000-square-foot Charleston Marine Life Center,…

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Oregon Coast Music Festival

Posted by TravelCoosBay on June 9, 2016

Do you hear that beautiful sound? Listen closely. That’s the sound of of the Oregon Coast Music Festival (OCMF) coming our way. This year’s festival will take place July 21st-30th, 2016. We are thrilled welcome back the many music fans…

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2016 Arts and Culture Rally and Charm Trail

Posted by TravelCoosBay on May 29, 2016

The Coos Art Museum (CAM), one of our favorite cultural gems on Oregon’s Coast, is turning 50 this year! To celebrate this milestone, the Museum invites you to participate in the 2016 Arts & Culture Rally & Charm Trail happening now…

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