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September 19, 2017

Enter Our Monthly Photo Contest

Each month, the Manzanita Visitors Center holds a photo contest. Send us your favorites shots from Manzanita or the surrounding area and enter to win a $10 gift certificate from a local merchant. One winner every month, enter as often as you’d like! Send your photos to info@exploremanzanita.com. (Pictured photo from July […]
September 19, 2017

“Sing For Love” Benefit to Aid Hurricane Harvey Victims

“Sing For Love,” a benefit concert to aid those affected by Hurricane Harvey, will be held Saturday, September 23 at 7 pm in the North County Recreation District (NCRD) Performing Arts Center. The event will feature a wide variety of area musicians and performers: The Gospel Trio, Fred and Sonya, Keith Cantrell, […]
September 3, 2017

Are You Ready For Muttzanita?

Taking a spin on the city’s name, hundreds of dog lovers will gather in Manzanita Oregon Sunday, Sept 17th for the 9th Annual Muttzanita festival. We will have local businesses and vendor booths, games and contests keeping festival goers busy and engaged during the full day of activities. Where else can you […]
September 3, 2017

Mudd Nick Foundation Golf Tournament Returns

The Mudd Nick Foundation has been providing meaningful learning experiences for the children of North Tillamook County since 1993. Come join us for our annual fundraising weekend events at the Manzanita Golf Course and the NCRD Building in Nehalem on Friday, September 15th & Saturday, September 16th, 2017. FOR THE GOLFERS – […]
August 15, 2017

Beach Fires Prohibited Until Further Notice

UPDATE: From Oregon Parks & Rec Department – Effective 6:00 p.m. Tuesday September 5th, campfires and open flames will be PROHIBITED within the Nehalem Bay Management Unit and on the ocean shores from the north Tillamook Head trail access south to the north jetty at Tillamook Bay. Briquettes, tiki-style torches and candles […]
July 26, 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 […]
July 21, 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 […]
July 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! […]
July 8, 2017

27th Annual Manzanita Beach Walk/Run

A wide expanse of hard-packed sand stretches from the cliffs of Neah-Kah-Nie Mountain south to Nehalem Bay Jetty. Cape Lookout to the south & Neah-Kah-Nie to the north provide a picturesque finish. Come see why so many are calling this “One of the most scenic runs in the region!” The race begins […]
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. […]