Blog Archive: News & Announcements

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

Gray Whales migrating along the Oregon Coast. Photo Credit: Whale Watching Spoken Here

Posted by TravelCoosBay on December 8, 2016

Photo Credit: Whale Watching Spoken Here® The end of another year is approaching which means it’s time for the gray whales make their annual journey from the arctic waters of the Bering and Chukchi seas to the warmer waters near Baja Mexico.…

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National Estuaries Week is September 17-24 Visit the South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve: SSNERR is one of our most precious coastal resources. Visitors are encouraged to visit the Interpretive Center Tuesday-Saturday from 10 am to 4:30 pm, and explore the trails open everyday from dawn to dusk. Join a South Slough interpreter and venture into the reserve in search of winged wildlife the first Saturday of each month.

Posted by TravelCoosBay on September 15, 2016

National Estuaries Week, a celebration of estuaries like our own South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve (SSNERR), kicks off this week. This year’s National Estuaries Week will be observed September 17th-24th and provides a great…

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"Music on The Bay" is a Non-Profit Corporation bringing musical excellence to the Bay Area, along southern Oregon's coast.

Posted by TravelCoosBay on September 12, 2016

Fall is one of our favorite times of year here on the southern Oregon coast. Not only do we have fabulous festivals and events happening almost every weekend, Coos Bay visitors and residents are treated to fabulous free musical entertainment every…

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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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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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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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Oyster Feed Coos Bay

Posted by TravelCoosBay on February 24, 2016

Bring Your Appetite and Join Us April 23rd at the “Ahh Shucks” Charleston Oyster Feed at the U of Oregon Institute of Marine Biology Dining Hall Here on Oregon’s Adventure Coast, we love oysters. We really, really do. We love &…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on February 8, 2016

In Coos Bay and North Bend, we have our own March Basketball craziness going on!  We are so thrilled to welcome back the future stars of basketball in the OSAA / U.S. Bank / Les Schwab Tires 2016 3A Basketball State Championships. This exciting…

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South Coast Clambake Jazz Festival

Posted by TravelCoosBay on February 2, 2016

Fall in Love with America’s Music All Over Again March 11th-13th, 2016 It’s that time again! The 27th annual South Coast Clambake Jazz Festival is returning to Oregon’s South Coast March 11th-13th, 2016! Don’t let the title…

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