Ocean Shores - Play on the Coast

Year-Round Events.

Music, art, parades, dancing, quilts, picnics, and festivals make the Coast an exciting place to be, any season of year. You won’t want to miss your favorite happenings, so be sure to note them!

Free

A Pirates Life For Us

Friday, January 16 - Sunday, January 18, 2015
Swashbucklers, buccaneers and scallawags invade our fair City to indulge in entertainment and general merriment. All folks with pirate spirits are welcome to come and play.
Ocean Shores, WA 98569

$2

A huge variety of antiques and collectables.

Antique & Collectible Show

Saturday, February 14 - Sunday, February 15, 2015
The Annual Ocean Shores Antique & Collectible Show will take place February at the Ocean Shores Convention Center. Join us along with over 60 vendors for Valentine's Weekend !
120 W Chance A La Mer Ocean Shores, WA 98569

Free - 3

Capitol Volkssport Club Biennial Walking Festival

Saturday, February 14 - Monday, February 16, 2015
Six walking trails and one bicycle route through Ocean Shores, along the beach, through state parks and up the North beach. Headquartered at the Lion's Club building. Open to all. Looking for AVA credit must pay $3 for each walk.
Ocean Shores, WA 98569
tel: 360.491.4767 website email

$1 - 3

Beachcombers Fun Fair

Saturday, March 7 - Sunday, March 8, 2015
28th annual event features exhibits, seminars, information booths, and vendors on Saturday and Sunday; a kid's science fair Saturday morning plus beach walks on Sunday morning.
120 West Chance A La Mer Ave. NW Ocean Shores, WA 98569
tel: 360.289.9586 email

 

Razor Clam Festival & Seafood Extravaganza

Friday, March 20 - Sunday, March 22, 2015
Hurray for the (tasty) and elusive Razor Clam! Celebrating the natural bounty of "Coastal Life" The event features an artisan marketplace, children’s activities, live entertainment, dancing, cultural exhibits, and the highly anticipated Clam Chowder Cook-off. Come and cast your vote for the best professional & non-professional chowder on the North Beach!
120 W. Chance A La Mer Ave. Ocean Shores, WA 98569
tel: (360) 289.2451 website email

Free

Fine Arts, Photo & Electronic Media Shows

Friday, April 24 - Sunday, April 26, 2015
Artists and photographers from all over the United States enter this show to win prizes and display their unique photos and works of art

Free

Shoppin' at the Shore

Saturday, May 9 - Sunday, May 10, 2015
Entrepreneurs gathered together under one roof to create a retail extravaganza.
120 w Chance A La Mer Ocean Shores, WA 98569-9675
tel: 425.343.3233 email

Free

Grays Harbor County Expo

Friday, May 22 - Sunday, May 24, 2015
We are pleased to announce the eighth annual Expo; featuring Oceans of Fine Arts - Arts & Crafts Show,Wood and Ice Chainsaw Carving, Hotrod and Classic Car Show, Memorial Service Honoring those who have passed and a Home Show! SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE! Free and Easy Parking - Memorial Day Weekend 2014 plan on joining us!
120 W. Chance A La Mer Ave. Ocean Shores, WA 98569
tel: 800.336.6028 website email

$15 - 20

Ocean Shores Wearable Art Festival

Saturday, June 6 , 2015
Artists of all media types create functional and not-so-functional pieces of spectacular fashion in this year's show, "Force of Nature" that comes to life in one magical evening of music, dance and WEARABLE ART.
120 W. Chance A La Mer Ave. Ocean Shores, WA 98569
tel: 360.589.7778 website email

Free

Festival of Colors

Saturday, June 6 - Sunday, June 7, 2015
This is a great family kite-flying event for novice to professional kite flyers! Come fly a kite or enjoy the antics of colorful kites.
On the Beach at the Chance Ala Mer approach Ocean Shores, WA 98569
tel: 360.289.4103

Free

Flag Day Parade

Saturday, June 13 , 2015
A chance to show our patriotic spirit. The parade features more than 75 entries and a Grand Marshall. One of the only Flag Day parades in Western Washington.
120 West Chance A La Mer Ave. NW Ocean Shores, WA 98569

Free

Sand and Sawdust Festival

Friday, June 26 - Sunday, June 28, 2015
Five Star Dealerships Sand and Sawdust Festival welcomes you to the beach! Master, Intermediate, & Novice Sand-Sculpting teams compete for over $8,000.00 in cash prizes. At the Convention Center master woodcarvers from all over the world compete in this amazing annual competition. There are vendors, food sales & the live auctions are held daily on carvings! Families & children are invited to enter the sand-sculpting competition or learn sand-sculpting skills at the free lessons offered Friday &
the Ocean Shoes Convention Center 120 W. Chance A La Mer Ocean Shores, WA 98569

 

OCEAN SHORES TRI AND FOOT FEST

Saturday, July 11 - Sunday, July 12, 2015
The Big Weekend events are scheduled for July 9 & 10, 2011 from 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. The triathlon events include: Swimming in Duck Lake. Biking on the city streets of Ocean Shores peninsula. Running on ocean beach and city streets.
tel: 425.766.8787 website email

Free

Ocean Shores Beach Blast

Saturday, July 11 , 2015
A family friendly event with non stop music and smores.....and more smores....and fun....and more fun.
120 W Chance Ala Mer Ocean Shores, WA 98569
tel: 369.289.9586 website

Free

Sun & Surf Run

Thursday, July 23 - Sunday, July 26, 2015
The Sun and Surf Run will be bigger than ever this year, check out the event website at www.sunandsurfevent.com -Visit the “Woody” in the beer garden, get your beer served from this giant keg -The firemen are coming to cook for us….all proceeds go to Sun Charities! -The GoGo Promo girls on Fri and Sat. -Miss Sun and Surf Contest -2 poker runs -Bike show & Bike games -Live bands
120 W. Chance A LA Mer Ave. Ocean Shores, WA 98569
tel: 425.223.7222 website email

Free

Woof-a Thon

Saturday, August 15 , 2015
Dogs and their parents are invited to this festival celebrating the talents and uniqueness of our special loved ones. Games and sporting events and an auction all Fido friendly. 10am-4pm
Ocean Shores, WA 98569
tel: 360.289.2553 website

Free

A.A.O.S. Arts and Crafts Festival

Friday, September 11 - Sunday, September 13, 2015
An end of summer annual event. Visit one of Western Washington's largest indoor & outdoor handmade arts and crafts fair. 1,000's of unique items are showcased by gifted artists and talented craftspeople. Admission is free
120 w Chance A La Mer Ocean Shores, WA 98569
tel: 360.289.9586 website email

Free

Whale of a Quilt Show

Friday, September 18 - Sunday, September 20, 2015
The Sea-Pal Quilters of Ocean Shores, "Whale of a Quilt Show" offers boutique vendors, handmade quilts, demonstrations, and quilted items. The show is judged and prizes are awarded. Free admission, donations welcome.
120 W Chance A La Mer NW Ocean Shores, WA 98569
tel: 253.381.0034

$50

Nonprofit Leaders Conf. for Coastal & SW WA

Monday, October 5 - Tuesday, October 6, 2015
We are offering workshops & seminars to help nonprofits who are facing unusually severe financial challenges just when the need is greatest.
120 W. Chance A La Mer Ave. Ocean Shores, WA 98569
tel: 360.289.1211 website email

 

Irish Music Festival

Wednesday, October 21 - Sunday, October 25, 2015
The West Coast's Largest Irish Music Festival. 6 stages, 4 venues and 20 great bands. Come tip a pint and kick up your heels Thursday October 21 through Sunday the 25th. For more information and a schedule of the bands and events visit www.galwaybayevents.com
120 W. Chance A La Mer Ave.
tel: 360.289.2300 website email

Free

Winter Fanta-Sea

Friday, November 27 - Sunday, November 29, 2015
Over 70 arts and crafts booths feature thousands of unique handmade items just in time for the holidays! Bring the kids, Santa will be there to listen to all of your Christmas wishes.
120 W Chance A La Mer Ocean Shores, WA 98569
tel: 369.289.9586 email
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