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  1. Three-Day Weekend Surprises, Finds in Newport

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / February 5, 2016

    (Newport, Oregon) – Valentine’s Day weekend and President’s Day Weekend: it’s the perfect storm of reasons to head to Newport – for both romancers and families. Two lighthouses, miles of amazing beaches (both in town and nearby), the rustic waterfront with its kids’ attractions, and some of the most interesting sights the central Oregon coast has to offer. This year, there are some special finds as…

  2. Brighten the Beach in Lincoln City

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / December 15, 2015

    Lincoln City, OR – Be a part of the first-ever illuminated beach parade in Lincoln City. Bring your lanterns, flashlights, glow sticks, and all creative expressions of light to the Solstice Lighted Parade December 21, at 5:30pm. Our illuminated beach parade is the grand finale of Lincoln City’s 50th anniversary. Participants will meet at the NW 40th Street beach access at Chinook Winds Casino Resort. The parade…

  3. Newport, Oregon Holiday Events

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / December 1, 2015

    (Newport, Oregon) – Thousands of Christmas lights at the aquarium and on boats in the bay, a Victorian celebration at a lighthouse, a vast array of holiday music, treats, and many appearances by Santa. These are just part of the seasonal offerings in the central Oregon coast town of Newport. Following is a list of the numerous festive events happening in town in December. Every…

  4. New App Connects Beer-Centric Spots Along Oregon’s North Coast

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / November 19, 2015

    Monday, November 9, 2015 Oregon’s North Coast – The Beer 101 Pint Pass, a mobile passport connecting 10 breweries, pubs and restaurants along Oregon’s coastal Highway 101, was launched today. Each Pint Pass purchased for $20 is good for a $5 mobile gift card from each of the participating locations (a $50 value). The gift cards can be used for beverages (alcoholic or otherwise), food…

  5. Sea of Lights to Brighten Aquarium with Spirit of Season

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / November 18, 2015

    Newport, Oregon—SCUBA Santa, sparkling lights and an ocean of holiday cheer will greet visitors every weekend this December at the Oregon Coast Aquarium’s Sea of Lights celebration. Over half a million colorful lights and holiday decorations will surround visitors with the spirit of the season as they explore the Aquarium after hours. Santa will be present every night of Sea of Lights until Christmas to…

  6. Oregon State Parks bans all campfires, fires on beaches

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / August 19, 2015

    Fires are prohibited in Oregon’s state parks, effective Thursday, Aug. 19, except for stoves used for cooking. The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department announced that it was prohibiting all campfires in Oregon state parks and other properties owned and managed by the department beginning Thursday at 10 a.m. The ban includes but is not limited to constructed steel fire pits, tiki torches and candles. The…

  7. Tillamook County Museums & Organization Presents “A Step Back in Time”

    Posted by OCVA / July 22, 2015

    The Tillamook Coast History Alliance will be offering a special combined and discounted ticket price on August 14th, August 15th and August 16th. The Tillamook County Pioneer Museum, Latimer Quilt & Textile Center, Garibaldi Maritime Museum, Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad, , Naval Air Station Tillamook Museum, Rockaway Beach Police Museum and the Old Iron Show are included in the flat ticket price of $20.00. This…

  8. The 29th Annual Oregon Shorebird Festival

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / July 22, 2015

    Tens of thousands of shorebirds migrate along the Oregon coast in the fall, using beaches and estuaries as stopover habitat to feed and ready themselves for the journey south. When Peter Matthiessen wrote in The Wind Birds that “[t]he restlessness of shorebirds, their kinship with the distance and swift seasons, the wistful signal of their voices down the long coastlines of the world make them,…

  9. It’s a wrap! Check out latest Newport tourism video

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / July 6, 2015

    NEWPORT — It’s a wrap for Uncage the Soul on the central Oregon coast, as the Portland-based production team finished filming a promotional video to encourage summer travelers to visit Newport. The pivotal scene was shot on the Fourth of July, as a drone captured footage of the Yaquina Bay fireworks show. The crew got right to work on the editing process quickly afterward, pulling…

  10. Newport’s 4th of July, Full Day of Events

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / June 26, 2015

    (Newport, Oregon) – One of the largest Fourth of July displays in Oregon happens on the central coast, in Newport, and includes not only a full day of events around town but some extra boom for your buck. The geographic layout of Yaquina Bay causes the fireworks explosions to bounce off the nearby hills, literally quadrupling the effect of the mortars. Those massive rounds of…

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