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  1. Astoria Regatta Festival is Five Days of Parades, Food and Family Fun

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / July 23, 2014

    The historic Astoria Regatta celebrates the community’s connection to the water with more than 50 land and sea events. The Astoria Regatta features five days of fun on land and sea August 6-10. Designated a Historic Cultural Tradition by the Oregon State Historic Commission, Astoria Regatta Festival celebrates the community’s fishing and sailing heritage with more than 50 events and most of them are free.…

  2. Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor Is The Most Beautiful Place You’ve Never Heard Of

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / July 21, 2014

    Story by Lisa Miller for The Huffington Post Picture this: Twelve miles of forested park. A rocky, rugged coastline dotted by secret sandy beaches. Seaside prairies. Three-hundred-year-old Sitka spruce trees. If heaven is called Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor, then we have found it. Located on the southern Oregon coast along the so-called “Banana Belt,” Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor is rife with…

  3. Warm weather heats up tourism on cooler Oregon Coast

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / July 16, 2014

    By Angelica Carrillo and News Staff for KVAL.com COOS BAY, Ore. – While much of western Oregon faces a heat wave this week, temperatures are expected to stay much cooler on the Oregon Coast. Tourism officials say this is the time of year where the coast sees a boost of people trying to beat the heat. “A lot of folks coming from inland, they tend…

  4. Get Your Country On the Oregon Coast

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / July 16, 2014

    Three days of country western music at the Bi-Mart Cape Blanco Country Western Music Festival. Just three miles from Cape Blanco State Park country music fans will be in country western heaven August 1-3, at the Bi-Mart Cape Blanco Country Western Music Festival. Following in the tradition of sister event, Bi-Mart Willamette Country Music Festival, the Cape Blanco event promises to be a family-friendly weekend…

  5. Free Fun at the Devils Lake Revival!

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / July 15, 2014

    Lincoln City, OR – There’s a revival happening at Devils Lake, and everyone’s invited! The fourth annual Devils Lake Revival will be held Saturday, July 19th, from 10am to 2pm at Regatta Grounds Park (NE 14th Street). Organized by the Devils Lake Water Improvement District (DLWID), the Revival’s popularity has secured itself as an annual event and they plan to draw another big crowd. Come try…

  6. Newport’s Amazing Race Coming July 19

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / July 15, 2014

    (Newport, Oregon) -  The Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professionals will again hold the 4th Annual Amazing Race on Saturday, July 19. As in years past, challenges will be both mental and physical, with two person teams racing through Newport to cross the finish line. Challenges of the Annual Amazing Race are a surprise. Participants do not know whether they’re running, walking, boating, biking…

  7. One man and two dogs travel 2,000 miles to raise awareness for Canine Cancer

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / July 8, 2014

    Today, as you travel along the Oregon coast, you will probably notice a tall, kilted gent with his two fluffy companions (Hudson & Indiana) heading south.  Luke Robinson just left Newport’s LaQuinta Inn and is pushing onward to raise awareness for canine cancer one mile, one city, and one person at a time. After losing his dog Malcolm to cancer, Luke Robinson had a vision of…

  8. DuneFest Fun on the Oregon Coast

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / July 7, 2014

    Beginning July 30, throngs of ATV enthusiasts will flock to the wind-swept dunes around Winchester Bay for DuneFest 2014. Thousands of off-road vehicle riders come to the Oregon Coast to enjoy the thrill of riding across expansive tracts of sand. Held in Winchester Bay, July 30 through August 3, DuneFest is the premiere ATV sand event in the country and is an Ovation Award winner…

  9. Newport’s Hatfield Marine Science Center is at the literal center of fun on the Oregon Coast this summer

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / July 5, 2014

    (Newport, Oregon) – Newport’s Hatfield Marine Science Center is at the literal center of fun on the Oregon coast this summer, as the famed facility hosts a series of summer camps for kids in July and August that are guaranteed to tickle the intellect in an engaging and hands-on way. Starting July 14, it’s a set of intensive, hands-on sessions for tweens and teens with…

  10. Sunset Magazine’s Top 14 Unsung Beach Towns

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / July 3, 2014

    Sunset Magazine recently published a list of quintessential beach towns on the west coast featuring Bandon, Astoria, Depoe Bay, Cannon Beach, Newport, and Port Orford. From all-to-yourself islands to hidden beach towns to iconic coastal experiences, the West has the beach vacation of a lifetime in store for you. Bandon, OR As any upstanding Oregonian knows, the real old school Oregon coast lies down south,…

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