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February 4, 2017

Be A Part Of ‘Manzanita Cash Mob’

MANZANITA CASH MOB RETURNS! FEBRUARY 18, 2017 11 am – 4 pm WHAT: A fun day of patronizing your favorite Manzanita shops, restaurants, and lodging establishments with your friends and family. WHY: Supporting local businesses during a slow time of year, finding some FANTASTIC deals, and having fun! DETAILS: Meet at the […]
January 12, 2017
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Tired Of Ice & Snow? Escape To Manzanita!

Do you live in Portland, Salem or Eugene? Are you tired of the constant snow and ice? Come to Manzanita for the weekend and enjoy miles of beach, excellent shopping, a wonderful meal, a massage, and a cozy stay in one of our many lodging establishments, many with hot tubs and fireplaces. […]
January 3, 2017

Enter Our Monthly Photo Contest!

Do you love taking pictures of Manzanita? Have you ever wanted to share those pictures with the world? Now’s your chance! The Manzanita Visitors Center holds a monthly photo contest. Send us photos from your favorite visit to our town and we’ll post them on our Facebook page as we receive them. […]
January 3, 2017

Tips For Taking That Perfect Manzanita Photograph

The weathered sign overlooking the crashing surf of the Pacific Ocean read, “If you’re lucky enough to live by the beach, you’re lucky enough.” And for those of us living on Oregon’s scenic coast, we are indeed lucky. The 364-mile trek along Highway 101 is one of the most picturesque coastlines in […]
December 27, 2016
Polar Plunge

2017 Polar Plunge

We are swiftly approaching January 1st, which means we are approaching the day of the PLUNGE! Time to prepare….. New Years Day 11am Plunge Time North end of Manzanita Beach (give yourself extra time to walk up there if you cannot park close). Things to remember: 1. It is a Fun Raiser […]
December 27, 2016

Whale Watch Week

Gray whales are on the move along the Oregon coast headed south to their winter grounds off Baja California, Mexico. Let trained volunteers help you spot the migrating whales during the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department annual winter Whale Watching Week, Dec. 27-31. Volunteers with the Whale Watching Spoken Here program will […]
December 9, 2016
Photo of happy Santa Claus outdoors in snowfall carrying gifts

Santa Claus Coming To Manzanita Visitors Center

Manzanita’s very own Santa Claus will take a quick break from getting ready for Christmas and make an appearance at the Manzanita Visitors Center from 1 pm to 3 pm on Friday, December 23. Bring your camera for a photo with Santa. Make sure you have your last-minute Christmas wish-list, too! There […]
December 9, 2016

Christmas Tea In Manzanita

Join St. Catherine Episcopal Church Friday, December 16 at 1 pm for Christmas Tea. Held at the Pine Grove Community House, this is a benefit event for Manzanita Tornado Relief (MTR) fund. Donations accepted, net proceeds go to MTR. Tasty treats and tea, as well as door prizes. For more information or […]
December 9, 2016

Acoustic String Concert With Tim Connell

Internationally recognized mandolin virtuoso Tim Connell will headline a concert of acoustic string music Saturday, Dec. 10, at 7 p.m. at the Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita. Admission will be $20 at the door. Tickets can also be obtained online at the Brown Paper Tickets website. Connell will team up […]
December 9, 2016

Santa Visits With Four-Legged Friends

Your four-legged friends have been good all year, bring them to see Santa Claus at Four Paws On The Beach at 144 Laneda Avenue on Saturday, December 10 from 1 pm to 4 pm. Bring your pets and your camera and get a photo of everyone with Santa. Donations accepted and will […]