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Plan

PLAN YOUR OREGON COAST

Vacation

The South Coast Adventure Capital

Just because tourism peaks in the summer months here in Winchester Bay doesn’t mean we hibernate for the rest of the year! There’s plenty going on, whether it’s a free fishing weekend, a full charter day at sea, or a hop-happy Oktoberfest. 

 

See what’s happening seasonally around Winchester Bay so you can plan your vacation and explore the Oregon coast your way.

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SPRING

The bay blossoms in the spring and everything comes back to life. It’s elk calving season. Days get longer. Plus, the coastal spring Chinook are running!

 

Once daylight savings kicks in, take advantage of the extra sunlight hours to enjoy the bountiful bay before tourism ramps up for the summer months.

Annual Events:

March, April, May

- U.S. Coast Guard Boat Checks

- Bay and razor clam season

- Dungeness and red rock crab season

Adventure

DISCOVER YOUR NEXT

Whether you're a nature lover, an adventure seeker, or simply looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life, Winchester Bay is the perfect destination. Embrace the natural beauty, enjoy the plethora of recreation options, and create memories that will last a lifetime.

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Check out our calendar to stay up to date on what’s happening and see everything to do in Winchester Bay. 

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4TH OF JULY ADVENTURE EXPO

// July //

Get ready for an unforgettable 4th of July at the Free Adventure Expo in Winchester Bay! Join us for a day of excitement featuring a myriad of vendors, thrilling fireworks, and boundless family fun.

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Kool Coastal Nights 

// August  //

For over 30 years running, Kool Coastal Nights has brought the hottest classic cars to Winchester Bay. 2023’s Best in Show Winner was a 1934 Ford Tudor!

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UTV TAKEOVER

// September //

With group rides, mini-games, charity raffles, and more family-friendly fun, UTV Takeover is the event you do not want to miss!

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Cheers

Oktoberfest

// October //

Oktoberfest originated in 1810 Germany to celebrate the Prince of Bavaria’s wedding. But we’re just in it for the live music, games, and seasonal beers!

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dunefest

// July //

Whether you’re a seasoned rider or a spectator looking for high-octane entertainment, DuneFest is an event you do not want to miss! 

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National Lighthouse Week

// August  //

National Lighthouse Day is August 7th and we will be celebrating all week.  The plan is to have a dinner with live music and an art show exhibit.

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STEP DERBY

// September //

Think you can reel in the biggest baddest fish? Enter the derby or just join us for a fun weekend of fishing as we close out the summer!

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Jingle on the Bay

// December //

Join us for Jingle on the Bay–enjoy hot drinks and festive music, do your holiday shopping while supporting local, and maybe even get a chance to see the big man in red himself!

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Campground!

FIND YOUR DREAM

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