Ocean Shores might be a small town, but we take our festivals VERY seriously! Here’s a list of some “seriously fun” things to keep in mind when you’re scheduling your next vacation. Our town gets PACKED for these events, so reserve your cabin as early as you can to make sure you have THE BEST place to stay!
Here’s the line-up for the next 6 months of the “major” events, although any weekend is a good weekend when you’re at the beach! Brings the kids, the pets, maybe a couple of friends, and DO OCEAN SHORES!
February 9 thru 10 – Antique and Collectible Show: show offers seminars, expert evaluations and over 80 booths of antiques and collectibles.
March 2 thru 3 – Beachcombers Fun Fair: event features exhibits, seminars, information booths, and vendors Saturday and Sunday. Children activities Saturday morning, plus beach walks and the Dash for Trash and Treasure Sunday morning round out the weekend. Fun for the whole family!
March 23 thru 24 – Razor Clam Festival: Top chefs from area restaurants bring their best clam chowder and entrees for a chance at ‘The Best of the North Beach’. Enjoy vendors and food booths, music and much more.
April 19 thru 21 – Fine Arts, Photo & Electronics Show: Artists and photographers from all over the United States enter this show to win prizes and display their unique photos and works of art.
April 26 thru 28 – Spring Fling Arts & Crafts Show: Artists and Craftsmen from all over display their talents in this annual gala that alway draws huge crowds
May 25 thru 26 – Grays Harbor County Expo: featuring the Grays Harbor Home Show, the Oceans of Fine Arts Expo, Roadside Chain Saw Carving, Hot Rod and Classic Car Expo and more.
June 1 thru 2 – Festival of Colors (kite flying): Cutting Edge Kites, home of the two-time world champion stunt kite flying team, will sponsor the event. Come fly a kite or enjoy the antics of colorful kites handled by skilled kite fliers.
June 8 – Flag Day Parade: Honor our nation’s flag with an old fashioned parade. Over 50 entrants parade through the streets of downtown Ocean Shores.
June 21 thru 23 – Five Star Dealerships Sand & Sawdust Festival: Master woodcarvers from all over the world come to compete in this 3-day competition. Auctions held daily. On Saturday, visit the beach where artists compete for the best sand sculpture. Families & kids welcome to enter the competition.
The waves are crashing, your hot tub’s ready…your cabin awaits!