Bay Area Fun Festival Road Closures

The road routes during the Prefontaine Memorial Run, the Fun Festival Parade, and the Cruz the Coos will be temporarily closed.


THE PREFONTAINE MEMORIAL RUN – September 19th 9:00 am – 11:30 am.

Route – The run route begins at Anderson & 4th Street (former Fire Department site) and continues west on Anderson onto Central then onto Ocean Blvd. ending at Norman Street.   The route then returns back on Ocean Blvd. to Central and turns south on 10th Street passing Blossom Gulch Elementary School turning east onto Elrod Street then south on South 9th Street.  The route ends at the Marshfield High School track.


FUN FESTIVAL PARADE – SEPTEMBER 19th12:30 pm – 2:15 pm

Route:  Parade route begins at Golden & South 4th Street heading north on South 4th Street to Commercial Avenue where you’ll turn east on Commercial Avenue to 2nd Street.  Turn right heading south on 2nd Street to Anderson Avenue, turn right on to Anderson Avenue for about 80 ft. then turn left (south) on 2nd Street head south to Elrod Avenue where the parade ends.


CRUZ THE COOS  – SEPTEMBER 19th5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Route:  The Cruz route begins at Golden and South 2nd Street heading north on South 2nd Street to Anderson Avenue where you make the one-block jog east and continue northbound on North 2nd Street to Commercial Avenue.  Head west on Commercial, south on 3rd Street, west on Anderson Avenue, north on North 4th Street, turn westbound again on Commercial, southbound on North 7th Street, and eastbound on Anderson Avenue.   At South 4th Street head south to Elrod Avenue where you will turn east and proceed to where it ends at South 2nd Street.


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19TH at 6:00 a.m. – Temporary “No Parking” signs will be posted and no parking will be allowed. 

 All area residents and visitors should be aware that for the safety of the runners, parade participants, and cruisers, all drivers will be prohibited from entry to these streets between the posted times, and they will need to use alternate routes.  Coos Bay Police Officers, City staff, National Guard, and many volunteers will be posted throughout these events routes, and they will be available to assist the public by redirecting them to alternate routes as needed.  The City of Coos Bay thanks the public in advance for their cooperation and participation in making this year’s Fun Festival the safest and most FUN FESTIVALever!  Should you have questions, please feel free to contact Public Works Operations Administrator Randy Dixon at 541-269-1181 ext. 2201 or email: