Here comes the exciting Bay Area Fun Festival!
September 16 and 17, 2023

Summer may be winding down, but the fun is just beginning here on the South Coast! The Bay Area Fun Festival, also known as the greatest last party of the summer, happens here in Coos Bay and surrounding areas on Saturday and Sunday, September 16 and 17!

Thousands of locals and visitors from afar come to enjoy the sights, sounds, and tastes of beautiful downtown Coos Bay and surrounding areas for this popular festival. Highlights include live entertainment, the famous Cruz the Coos featuring nearly 500 vintage automobiles, the Prefontaine Memorial Run, RockFest Music Festival, the BAFF parade, and much more!

Visitors will also enjoy a variety of vendors, arts and crafts, and lots of different kinds of food.

Come join us for the Bay Area Fun Festival on Oregon’s Adventure Coast!

Vendors Section

This is the one coastal festival you do not want to miss! More than 20,000 people visit the Bay Area Fun Festival over the two-day event! Live music, good food, and warmer weather delight the crowds young and old alike.

Be sure and stake your claim to space because it goes fast and furious for this popular yearly event.

Registration for the 2023 Bay Area Fun Festival is now available. The festival will be held on September 16th and 17th, 2023

BAFF vendor application

BAFF rules and regulations

Use this button to pay Vendors Fees and other CBDA Fees

Parade Section

It’s that time of year again to begin planning for the Bay Area Fun Festival Parade. This year the parade will be held on Saturday, September 16, 2023. Check in starts at 10am and will Line up to start as normal at 4th and Golden Avenue in Coos Bay. The parade starts at 1:00 pm.

This year’s theme is: “Under The Sea”

We invite you to come and enjoy the 2023 Fun Festival and parade and celebrate Coos Bay’s rich history.

Be a part of the 2023 Bay Area Fun Festival Parade by registering here.

The 2023 Bay Area Fun Festival is brought to you by these fine sponsors:  

The Coos Bay Downtown Association will have a schedule of Events available soon. Check back for updates!

While enjoying the Bay Area Fun Festival be sure to check out the Prefontaine Memorial Run. To register for the run or for more information visit here.

The Bay Area Fun Festival also hosts the Cruz the Coos on Saturday evening starting at 6 PM. To register your vehicle and cruise visit here.

Get ready for the best music from the best local talent in the 2023 RockFest! Two full days of music and fun! Check out the bands below. 

This year we have great local bands for you to enjoy.

Saturday 11am -1pm Groove Syndicate

 Saturday 3pm – 5pm Ocean Blvd

Sunday 12pm – 2pm Border Patrol

Sunday 3pm – 4:30 The Throttles