The end of summer is approaching, but that means the Bay Area Fun Festival is happening very soon! Visitors from all over the region come out to celebrate with us and take in the sights, sounds and tastes of beautiful downtown Coos Bay and surrounding areas for this popular annual festival.
The Bay Area Fun Festival is sponsored by the Coos Bay Downtown Association and takes place September 21-22, 2019. Enjoy fun activities including a parade, shopping, tasty food, a car cruise, Prefontaine Memorial Run, and live entertainment on the K-DOCK Entertainment Stage .
Book your accommodations soon so your group can enjoy the fun!
Coos Bay-North Bend Rotary, The Mill Casino Hotel & RV Park, KDOCK (KDCQ) 92.9 FM and Bay Area Fun Festival are proud to present a weekend of fun at the Annual Cruz the Coos and Show ‘n Shine .
The event features a Show ‘n Shine in the Mill Casino Hotel Parking Lot followed by the largest car cruise on the Oregon Coast through the streets of downtown Coos Bay. Bring a chair and join the K-DOCK Broadcast Crew at 4th and Central, downtown Coos Bay Saturday night at 6 p.m. for vintage cars and trucks restored to their former glory and some of the greatest music ever made. www.cruzthecoos.com
Celebrate Coos Bay’s rich history and the 2019 parade theme, “Our Great Outdoors”! The parade line up will start at 4th and Golden Avenue in Coos Bay and begins at 1:00 p.m. Arrive early to get a good spot! www.bayareafunfestival.com/parade/
The ever-popular Prefontaine Memorial Run follows the training route of Coos Bay native and running phenom, Steve Prefontaine. After the run, runners and their guests are encouraged to view the Prefontaine Memorial Gallery at Coos Art Museum . This exhibit is a permanent collection of Steve’s awards and memorabilia, as well as numerous photographs highlighting his illustrious running career. The three-panel mural, pictured above, can be viewed on a building facing Hwy 101 between Anderson and Curtis! Register Online for the Prefontaine Run.
Click here to see the full schedule of events. See you in September!