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June 21, 2017
4th of July

4th Of July Celebrations In Manzanita

Planning your Independence Day in Manzanita? Here are some of the fun things going on: Tuesday, July 4, 2017 8 – 11 AM | Pancake Breakfast 5th & Laneda (former fire hall), $ Bring your friends or make new ones while enjoying a hot breakfast in support of our Neah-Kah-Nie athletic teams. […]
June 12, 2017

2nd Annual Manzanita Music Festival Taking Shape

Now in it’s 2nd year, the Manzanita Music Festival (MMF) was created to celebrate the power of music- to shelter, heal and connect all generations in our communities, and to welcome visitors to the beautiful Oregon Coast. Last year, the festival showcased incredibly talented local, regional, and nationally acclaimed artists performing Americana, […]
June 12, 2017

Illegal Fireworks & The 4th Of July

Each year in the United States, we celebrate the Fourth of July with community parades, picnics, barbecues, and fireworks – the things of which happy memories are made. But sadly, Independence Day also includes tragic events and injuries resulting from illegal fireworks use and is both traumatizing and harmful to children, animals, […]
May 24, 2017

How To Enjoy Your Summer In Manzanita

Some ideas to get your summer vacation underway: 1. Take a hike. Oswald West State Park offers a multitude of trails for all skill levels, each with unique and rewarding views of the Pacific Ocean, beaches, forests and mountains. If you have a bit more time, take the hike up Neahkahnie Mountain […]
May 18, 2017

Manzanita Farmer’s Market 2017

Start your summer weekends with fresh food and fun at the Manzanita Farmers Market every Friday evening from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. Find local farmers, local seafood, and local artisans. Enjoy wine tasting from wineries, live music, delicious food, and more… all at the Manzanita Farmers Market. And at a new location! […]
May 15, 2017
Manzanita Beach

Celebrating 50 Years of Oregon Public Beaches

2017 marks the 50 year anniversary of the “Beach Bill,” a law which guaranteed Oregon’s beaches would remain public for all to use. While it was an uphill political battle, this law is the reason Oregon’s beaches – including the lovely stretch in Manzanita – look the way they do today. In […]
April 29, 2017

Tee Off at the Manzanita Open

It’s springtime and that means it’s time for the 19th annual Manzanita Open which benefits the Eugene Schmuck Foundation. Be sure to mark your calendar for the May 19, 20 & 21. There are still tee times available for any of the three days, or you’re welcome to join one of the […]
April 22, 2017

Beach Wheelchairs Available at Manzanita Visitors Center

Getting around the beach has never been easier. Check out our beach wheelchairs, available at no cost, 7 days a week. Easy to use! Come by the Visitors Center at 31 Laneda in Manzanita to pick one up or call us at (503) 812-5510 to make a reservation. Available in adult and […]
April 22, 2017

Cleaning Up Micro-Plastics

Plastic is flowing in from the ocean everyday. With every wave that crashes on our beaches, more and more plastic is deposited. This wave of plastic is not going to stop and the problem will not go away if you ignore it. Even our fish are consuming the plastic fragments, so you […]
March 26, 2017

Spring Break Means ‘Whale Watch Week’

Bring your binoculars for a chance to see gray whales passing by the Oregon coast during Spring Whale Watch Week March 25-31. Trained volunteers from the Whale Watching Spoken Here program will be stationed at 24 designated whale watch sites 10 am to 1 pm daily – including the Neahkahnie Mountain overlooks […]