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!

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on February 28, 2014

Images Above Belong to the Coos Historical & Maritime Museum. The dream of having a new vibrant, state-of-the-art, purpose-built waterfront facility for the Coos Historical and Maritime Center is getting closer to becoming a reality! Last week,…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on February 11, 2014

Are you ready for some basketball? Then mark your calendars for March 6-8, 2014 when North Bend/Coos Bay welcomes teams and fans visiting for the OSAA/U.S. Bank/Les Schwab Tires 2014 3A Basketball State Championships! It’s like having our own…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on July 21, 2013

Summer doesn’t officially end until late September, so there is still plenty of time to book your summer getaway in Coos Bay/North Bend/Charleston area. Here is our round-up of some of our favorite local events happening in August. For a…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on June 20, 2013

On the last Saturday in June, our community gathers to celebrate the history and the culture of Coos Bay’s Empire District in an annual celebration we call Clamboree!  Now in it’s 5th year, you probably have have heard all about the…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on May 28, 2013

Memorial Day weekend has come and gone, and that means summer starts now! Let us help you plan and enjoy your Oregon Coast adventure!  Here are 10 festivals the whole family can enjoy happening on Oregon’s Adventure Coast now through Labor…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on May 8, 2013

Vrooom vroom! Bring on the choppers! The fabulous weather we have enjoyed lately reminds us that summertime is almost here and that means Highway 101 Harley-Davidson will soon be hosting their Annual Lighthouse Run June 21-22, 2013. Now in it&#8217…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on November 5, 2012

Annual Event Raises Funds for Local Charities Businesses, organizations and individuals have an opportunity to help families in need while getting into the holiday spirit through the annual Festival of Trees, a holiday-themed fundraiser sponsored by…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on September 17, 2012

The Oregon Coast is well known for its majestic natural beauty and precious marine life, and thanks a special group of volunteers who remove plastics and marine debris from our beaches, we intend to keep it that way. Marine debris damages ocean…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on September 13, 2012

Coos Bay, are you ready? The 2012 The Bay Area Fun Festival is this weekend and there is no shortage of fun here on Oregon’s Adventure Coast. Come down and enjoy the wonderful Fall weather this weekend as Coos Bay puts on one of the biggest…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on August 11, 2012

Photo: There was quite a bit of excitement in Coos Bay recently as archaeologists excavated what is believed to Camp Castaway, built by survivors of a stranded military vessel off the Oregon Coast in 1852. The scientific team worked…

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