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The towns of Coos Bay, North Bend, and Charleston are year-round destinations offering a calendar full of spirit and adventure. Click here to see more events and activities you're going to want to put on your calendar! Visit and follow our Facebook Page for the latest updates and news for travelers. 

October 2019

Annual Oregon's Adventure Coast Charleston Salmon Run - October 5, 2019

3rd Annual Oregon’s Adventure Coast Charleston Salmon Run and Crab Walk takes place on one of the most beautiful courses in Oregon. All races begin and end in Charleston Oregon and follow amazing scenic routes along rugged sea cliffs and sandy beaches. The Salmon Run includes a 26.2-mile Marathon, 13.1-mile Half Marathon, 10K run and the 1 mile Crab Walk. Register for the run online.

After the run, join the fun at the annual Octoberfish, the official after party of the Oregon’s Adventure Coast Charleston Salmon Run!
When & Where: October 5, 2019, Charleston.


Octoberfish - Oct 6, 2019

After the Salmon Run, join the fun at the annual Octoberfish, a celebration of Coos Culture featuring food, spirits, art and music AND the official "after-party" of the Charleston Salmon Run. This year's event features games and activities for the kids, music, yoga & movement workshops, local art, and a tuna cookout. 7 Devils Brewing Company will be serving their craft beer. Start time is 11-ish, following the 3rd Annual Oregon’s Adventure Coast Charleston Salmon Run.

When & Where: October 5, 2019, Charleston.
Always the first Saturday in October, and always Free to attend!!


Live Culture Coast - Oct 18-27, 2019

The first annual Live Culture Coast, a sensory celebration of fermentation, creativity & exploration, is happening on Oregon's South Coast and you're invited!  Live Culture Coast isn’t a single event, but a menu of 90-plus hands-on experiences focused on art, food, nature, and adventure taking place at shores, trails, farms, towns, restaurants, galleries, and businesses. Come for a long weekend or a week. Sign up for one experience or five. To learn more and register, head over to liveculturecoast.comWhen & Where: October 18-27, Various Locations on Oregon's South Coast.


The Coos Bay Farmers’ Market - Wednesdays Through October 30th

The ever-popular Coos Bay Farmers Market is winding down for the 2019 season! Don't miss this very special market featuring an average of 80 vendors every week who provide fresh food from local farmers and businesses. These local sellers offer a wide variety of goods, including fresh fruits and vegetables, homemade jams, jellies and candy, and handmade arts and crafts. When & Where: Wednesdays through Oct 30, 2019 9 AM to 2 PM, Downtown Coos Bay.

November 2019

33rd Annual Holiday Lights at Shore Acres

A holiday tradition for the whole family. Famous for its beautiful 7-acre botanical gardens and Japanese lily pond, the annual Holiday Lights at Shore Acres display shines with over a quarter-million lights, animated displays, Santa, choirs, and more. The brightest and most beautiful place on the West Coast shines as brightly as ever in 2019! Visit for viewing tips! 

When & Where: Nightly (including Christmas Eve and Christmas Day) 4 p.m.-9:30 p.m. starting Thanksgiving Day (November 28th) through December 31st.  Shore Acres State Park, Charleston.

Watch video below to see more! 

More Important Dates Coming Up...

There's always something happening on Oregon’s Adventure Coast. Come see for yourself why they say this is "Where the Soul Meets the Sea".  Here are some more events coming up you don't want to miss. Check our Events Page regularly to see even more.

February 8, 2020: 36th Annual Charleston Crab Feed

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.

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