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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Oregon Coast Music Festival 2018

Posted by TravelCoosBay on April 12, 2018

Photo @ OCMF The Coast Comes Alive with Sounds of Music July 24th-28th, 2018 The longest running music festival on the Oregon Coast is turning 40! The 40th Annual Oregon Coast Music Festival is happening Tuesday, July 24th through Saturday, July…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on April 10, 2018

Are you ready for the 2018 BBQ, Blues & Brews on the Bay? The Mill Casino will once again bring the best lip-smackin’ BBQ, brews and smokin’ hot tunes on Oregon’s Adventure Coast over Memorial Day Weekend, May 25 – May 27…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on March 23, 2018

UPDATE 4/13/18 Sorry everybody, we just got word. Coos Bay is eager to welcome Maritime Legacy Days, a celebration of our region’s seafaring and shipbuilding heritage! This living history experience will feature demonstrations of tall ship…

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Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces Coos Bay

Posted by TravelCoosBay on March 21, 2018

Photo Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian and Coos History Museum. The Coos History Museum will waive admission to veterans and their spouse/partner beginning March 2018 through December 31, 2018. The free admission program was…

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Charleston Oyster Feed

Posted by TravelCoosBay on March 13, 2018

Don’t Miss the 13th Annual Charleston “Ahh Shucks!” Oyster Feed Saturday, April 28th! It’s a fact: Oregonians love oysters, so it’s no wonder the annual Charleston “Ahh Shucks!” Oyster Feed is one of the…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on March 8, 2018

We are thrilled to announce the Lady Washington will return to Coos Bay April 11th – 17th, 2018! Locals and visitors will have the rare opportunity to tour this majestic tall ship and meet her crew throughout the week. The dockside vessel walk-on…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on March 5, 2018

Image Courtesy of  South Coast Clambake Music Festival on Facebook Do you love music? Do you love the Oregon Coast? Do you use Facebook? If you answered yes to these three questions, we’ve got a contest just for you! The annual South Coast…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on March 2, 2018

If you’ve been anywhere along the Oregon Coast, you’ve probably heard a lot about clamming; but you might be wondering why it’s so popular among natives and visitors. Clamming is appealing to many Oregonians and visitors because it…

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Whale watching

Posted by TravelCoosBay on February 16, 2018

In just a few weeks, an estimated 18,000 migrating gray whales will begin their northbound journey to Alaska and visitors will have the chance see them as they pass the Oregon Coast. As they make their way back to the feeding grounds off the shores…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on February 12, 2018

3A OSAA Basketball Tournament Fans: Get out and Share Your Fun Photos on Twitter or Instagram with the #3ACoosBay hashtag for a Chance to Win a Set of Beats™ Studio Wireless Headphones and other great prizes! The 2018 OSAA / U.S. Bank / Les…

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