Annual Prefontaine Run!

The popular run got its start when a group of Coos Bay citizens decided it was time that Steve Prefontaine’s hometown did something to honor its favorite son. A commemorative monument was placed adjacent to the Bay Area Chamber of Commerce, displaying a bronze likeness of Pre and a list of all his American records held at the time of

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“IMAGINE YOUR ADVENTURE” at the 41st Annual Bay Area Fun Festival

“Imagine Your Adventure” at the greatest party to wrap up summer, The Bay Area Fun Festival. The event is sponsored by the Coos Bay Downtown Association. and takes place Saturday, September 15th and Sunday, September 16th. Enjoy fun activities including a parade, shopping, tasty food, car cruise, Pre 10K Run, and live entertainment.   Enjoy all the fun activities in

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2018 BAFF Road Closures

The Coos Bay Police Department would like to remind citizens of the upcoming Fun Festival-related road closures effective, Sept. 15th, 2018. Roads on the following routes will be closed during the times listed below: ****ROADS CLOSED Saturday, Sept. 15th, 9:00 am –  11:30 am THE PREFONTAINE MEMORIAL RUN ROUTE The Run route begins at Anderson & 4th (at the Old

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Bay Area Fun Festival: Road Closures

The Bay Area Fun Festival is this week. With the many activities happening including the Prefontaine Memorial Run, Parade and Cruz the Coos getting around downtown will be challenging. So we have put together a list of street closures and times. Note: An entire road may not be closed, but portions might be for several hours. The rule of thumb

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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.

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