Holiday Light Show

You can't help but feel the magic of all the LED lights at Shore Acres Holiday Lights display. It's a spectacular gift to share with visiting friends and family and it's just $5 a car.

Lou Sennick, The World

CHARLESTON Every year, Shore Acres State Park is transformed into one of the most beautiful destinations on the West Coast during the holiday season, making this special place an ideal spot for photographers of all levels.

You’re already sharing your magical holiday photographs on social media sites like Twitter and Instagram so why not enter your favorite photos for a chance to win an Oregon Coast Getaway and other prizes?

Share your photos and memories from the 31st annual Shore Acres Holiday Lights Display happening Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2017, with the #CoosBayHoliday hashtag on Twitter or Instagram for a chance to win an Oregon’s Adventure Coast Getaway Package that includes: A 2-night stay at the Best Western Holiday Inn; a $60 gift card to use on any of the five dining venues at The Mill Casino; 2 Passes to the Coos History Museum; and a $20 gift certificate to 7 Devils Brewing Co

There’s more! The 2nd place winner will receive a $50 Giftcard to and the 3rd place winner will receive a $25 Giftcard to

Here’s how to enter (read carefully):

1. Follow the Coos Bay-North Bend Visitor & Convention Bureau’s TravelCoosBay Instagram account and follow @TravelCoosBay on Twitter.

2. Visit the 2017 Shore Acres Holiday Lights Display happening until Dec. 31, 2017 and don’t forget your camera (or phone).

3. Share your amazing *photographs depicting your awesome experience on Twitter and/or Instagram anytime before 11:30 p.m. Dec. 31, 2017. There is no limit to how many photographs can be uploaded during the contest period.

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4. Use the #CoosBayHoliday hashtag in your Tweet or Instagram caption to qualify as an official entry.


That’s it!  Our local judges will choose the top photos and post them on Facebook the first week of January, 2018. The photos with the most “likes” will win. Good luck. We can’t wait to see all of the fabulous photos our holiday visitors and local residents will post.

The contest will end at 11:30 p.m. PST Dec. 31, 2017.  By entering, you agree to these Official Rules. Winner will be announced in early January 2018.  *Photographs must comply with the Terms of Use posted Instagram, and Twitter.

Book your accommodations now so you can experience this wonderful tradition!