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North Bend, Oregon (541) 756-3191
12 Aug 2016
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The Blackberry Arts Festival Descends on Coos Bay.

The Blackberry Arts Festival Descends on Coos Bay.

Are you hunting for something fun to do while visiting the lovely, coastal town of Coos Bay, Oregon? Prepare to experience The Blackberry Arts Festival  the weekend of August 27th and 28th on the streets of downtown Coos Bay.  Celebrate the harvest of divine blackberry as the season is at its peak along the Southern Oregon Coast, and encounter blackberry-inspired dishes, drinks, and desserts from several of the town's eateries and pubs. Just a few of our favorite blackberry treats to enjoy are:

  • Blackberry pies
  • Blackberry salads
  • Blackberry infused beer
  • Blackberry cupcakes
  • Blackberry ice cream
  • Blackberry donuts
  • Blackberry Breads

Aside from all of the extraordinary, delicious blackberry inspired treats to delight your palate, various local artisans and craftsmen will have their homemade arts and crafts available for you to peruse through. Take a piece of Coos Bay home with you! It's never too early to shop for the ones you love for Christmas! Each juried piece of art handcrafted out of love. 

And what festival is complete without a little music? The Blackberry Jam Stage features some of the best local musicians in and around the Coos Bay/North Bend area. Choose from these local talent line-ups:


  • 11:00 am - The Clamdiggers
  • 2:00 pm - The local Bay Area Teen Idol Competition
  • 4:00 pm - Charlie Freak


  • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm - Timberwolf
  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Bobby Lindstrom and Elkhorn Express

If you are looking for the best place to stay around the Bay, look no further than our ultra comfortable and convenient hotel. When staying with us, you will enjoy a free hot breakfast each morning, free parking, free WiFi, spacious rooms, and you can even bring your pet. Call one of our friendly and courteous staff members today to book your reservation by calling 1(541)756-3191. 





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