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July 19, 2018

Beach Fires Prohibited Until Further Notice

UPDATE: From Oregon Parks & Rec Department – Effective Thursday, July 19 Campfires and open flames prohibited in ALL state park properties including campgrounds, day-use areas, and all areas of the Ocean Shore and beaches managed by OPRD. The fire ban applies to wood, charcoal, and other flame sources that cannot be […]
July 13, 2018

Getting To Know You: Lower Nehalem Community Trust

The Lower Nehalem Community Trust (LNCT) is a member supported, nonprofit organization dedicated to the conservation and restoration of natural lands. Our mission is simple: To preserve land and nurture conservation values in partnership with an engaged community in the Nehalem region of the Oregon Coast. We work to protect the scenic […]
July 6, 2018

Enter Our Monthly Photo Contest

Are you a shutterbug? Is your phone bursting with photos of Neahkahnie Mountain or Laneda Avenue. Well, you’re in luck! Each month, the Manzanita Visitors Center holds a photo contest that showcases great photos of our little town. Send us your favorites shots from Manzanita or the surrounding area and enter to […]
July 5, 2018

Getting To Know You: SUP Manzanita

Try something new, SUP is for you! Stand Up Paddle Boarding aka SUP is one of the world’s fastest growing recreation water sports. There is good reason for that. It is so user friendly that anyone can learn it and enjoy the sport in less than 2 hours-essentially immediately and it is […]
July 4, 2018

Manzanita Farmer’s Market 2018

Manzanita Farmer’s Market opens for the season on Friday, June 8! 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… […]
June 30, 2018
4th of July

2018 Fourth of July in Manzanita

While there will be no evening fireworks display in Manzanita this year, there are still plenty of ways to celebrate Independence Day with us! Get an early start with the annual Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast on Wednesday, July 4 from 8 am to 11:30 am at 5th & Laneda Ave (former […]
June 23, 2018

Illegal Fireworks & The 4th Of July

There will be no official fireworks display in Manzanita in 2018. While we want everyone to enjoy the Fourth of July, we are asking for your help in curbing the use of personal fireworks, especially with such a dry summer predicted. Each year in the United States, we celebrate the Fourth of […]
June 6, 2018

Getting To Know You: Manzanita Mudd Dogs

Nothing says summer like a delicious hot dog with all the fixings. And nothing says summer in Manzanita more than a heaping helping of Manzanita Mudd Dog! Longtime residents Jim and Lynn Mudd serve up some of the area’s best hot dogs from a stand outside their Laneda Avenue home. They have […]
May 31, 2018

It’s Crab Derby Time!

Everything You Need to Know About Kelly’s Brighton Marina Crab Derby, Saturday, June 2 2018! Enjoy friendly folks, beautiful views, and plenty of delicious crabs when you attend the Kelly’s Brighton Marina Crab Derby! This great annual contest takes place every year in early June. With plenty of great prizes, including the […]
May 11, 2018

Getting To Know You: Nehalem Valley Historical Society

The Oregon Coast is a living, breathing history class. On any trail head or beach, it’s easy to imagine you are following in the footsteps of the area’s natives and settlers. What came before the shops, hotels and restaurants? Who walked the trails and fished the rivers when it was for work […]