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!

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South Coast Folk Week

Posted by TravelCoosBay on September 18, 2015

South Coast Folk Society Ready for Centennial Celebration and Community Residency Tour Are you ready Coos Bay, Oregon? Our own South Coast Folk Society is one of seven prestigious groups across the U.S. and Canada awarded a community residency as…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on September 15, 2015

What: Octoberfish 2015 Where: Cape Arago Hwy & Seven Devils Road Charleston, OR 97420 When: Friday, October 2nd – Sunday October 4th What began as a small celebration of local culture, art, people, history and music has grown into a…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on September 3, 2015

Press release generated by the Oregon Coast Historical Railway in Coos Bay Fans of the tricked-out vintage railroad maintenance cars known as “speeders” should be on the lookout for their return to South Coast communities on Saturday, Sept. 12…

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State of Oregon: Governor Kate Brown

Posted by TravelCoosBay on September 3, 2015

Though the beautiful new Coos History Museum has technically been open for several months, the museum is inviting the public to help celebrate it’s official grand opening and a new era of cultural and tourism for Coos Bay’s historic…

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Bay Area Fun Festival

Posted by TravelCoosBay on September 2, 2015

Oregon Coast Festival Includes Live Entertainment, Cruz the Coos, Prefontaine Memorial Run and more September 19th-20th, 2015 Can you remember the last time you had fun? We mean real actual fun? If you have to think about this, you need to book a…

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Steve Prefontaine

Posted by TravelCoosBay on August 31, 2015

“A race is a work of art that people can look at and be affected in as many ways as they’re capable of understanding.”- Steve Prefontaine One of Coos Bay’s favorite sons, international track star and running legend Steve…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on August 17, 2015

Sailing fans of all ages are in for a treat! The 1851 replica schooner, America, will be visiting The Port of Coos Bay and the Coos Bay Yacht Club later this month as part of the 2017 America’s Cup Tour. Troy Sears, owner and skipper of America,…

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Salmon Festival

Posted by TravelCoosBay on August 12, 2015

If you love Salmon as much as we do, September is a great time to travel to Oregon’s South Coast! Not only is Chinook Salmon season at it’s peak, there will be 2 events celebrating salmon the 2nd weekend in September. “For me, one…

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Photographer: Bill Grami

Posted by TravelCoosBay on August 6, 2015

You’ve hear that old saying, “The best things in life are free…” and it’s true!  Some of our favorite attractions and most treasured resources here on Oregon’s South Coast are completely free of charge or very…

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Oregon's Adventure Coast

Posted by TravelCoosBay on July 19, 2015

Summer Festival Round Up: Charleston Seafood Festival, Blackberry Arts Festival, Mill Luck Salmon Celebration, Bay Area Fun Festival and more! It’s nearly August, but we’re just getting started here on Oregon’s Adventure Coast! …

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