So Much Fun, We Named a Festival After It
Bay Area Fun Festival Sept 15th-17th,2017
If you can’t get enough of summer, we invite you to Oregon’s South Coast to enjoy our end-of-summer festivals & fun. Be here Sept 15th-17th, 2017 for a huge weekend of Non. Stop. Fun.
Beautiful Downtown Coos Bay comes alive with vendors, art, food, beer, wine and more during the Bay Area Fun Festival, also known as the greatest last party of the summer. This festival is so much fun, there was no other name we could even consider other than the “Fun Festival”. Come out to enjoy lively entertainment on The K-DOCK Entertainment Stage, a parade, kids activities, street vendors, food and much more! To learn more please visit bayareafunfestival.com or follow Bay Area Fun Festival on Facebook.
31st Annual Cruz the Coos Sept 15th-17th, 2017
The Coos Bay-North Bend Rotary Club is proud to continue this tradition spanning decades on Oregon’s Adventure Coast. Cruz the Coos is one of the longest-running and largest classic car cruises on the Oregon Coast and features hundreds of rare and vintage cars. These family friendly events include a Show ‘n Shine at the Mill Casino on Friday and it’s marquee event, the annual “cruise” through the streets of downtown Coos Bay on Saturday. Visit www.cruzthecoos.com for event and schedule info.
38th Annual Prefontaine Memorial Run Sept 16th, 2017
The annual Prefontaine Memorial Run is a 10,000 meter road race honoring one of America’s Greatest Distance Runners. Choose from the 10km, or 2M walk. For more information contact the Prefontaine Memorial Committee, Bob Huggins. Registration available online. After the race, enjoy Free Steve Prefontaine Gallery Day at the Coos Art Museum! That’s right entry into the museum’s Steve Prefontaine Gallery is Free. See medals, running shoes, and old photographs, articles and more.
While you’re here, take advantage of our undeveloped beaches, hiking, kayaking, riding the sand dunes, fishing, free Music on the Bay concerts every Tuesday evening in September and the wildly popular Coos Bay Farmers Market on Wednesdays.
Explore some our recommended activities and fun trip ideas!
We are here to help you plan, get here, and enjoy your visit. We encourage you to Contact Us if we can answer any questions or stop in one our visitor centers once you get here to find out the inside track for the best food, events and activities. Be sure to visit oregonsadventurecoast.com/lodging/ to see our many lodging options!