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

Posted by TravelCoosBay on July 24, 2017

Don’t know about you, but it seems like the annual “back-to-school” to-do list gets larger and creeps up on us even sooner every passing year! We’ve got news for those who are drowning out our summer with the “back-to…

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Coos Art Museum Offers Free Summer Art Cart in the Parks at Three Locations

Posted by TravelCoosBay on June 16, 2017

Coos Art Museum is preparing to present its free summer arts program at three locations. The mobile arts activity “Art Cart in the Parks” is designed to augment, enhance and expand the current Free Summer Lunch Program for children at Millicoma…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on May 23, 2017

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably know that Festival of Sail® is coming to Coos Bay/North Bend June 1st-4th, 2017. And you may have heard that this year is bigger and better than ever before! We could tell you more, but we&…

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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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