Ocean Shores Events for 2016
A Pirates Life For Us
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. See more information at www.facebook.com/events/389894854512203/
Appalachian, Bluegrass, Cowboy, Country and Cavalry, this music festival will be held at the Galway Bay in Ocean Shores. A combination of many different live bands and music. Contact galwaybayirishpub.com or dooceanshores.com for further details.
Antique & Collectibles Show
13th Annual Show. This show has been renewed. Over 60 vendors will offer a wide variety of antiques. Admission is $3, OR $2 + non-perishable food item donation. For more information, visit www.tourismoceanshores.com.
Beachcombers' Fun Fair
29th Annual event features exhibits, seminars, information booths and vendors. Children's activities held on Saturday morning with a kids' science fair. Plus beach walks on Sunday morning. Fun for the whole family. Admission is $1-$3. For more information, visit www.tourismoceanshores.com, or call 360-580-5064 for more info.
Razor Clam Festival & Seafood Extravaganza
10th Annual. Celebrating the natural bounty of "Coastal Life." The event features an artisan marketplace, children’s activities, live entertainment, cultural exhibits, and the highly anticipated Clam Chowder Cook-off. Come and cast your vote for the best professional and non-professional chowder on the North Beach! Top chefs from the area restaurants bring their best clam chowder and entrees for a chance at "The Best on the North Beach." A great family event! For more information, visit www.oceanshores.org/clams/.
Join fellow runners in a variety of racing activities. Individual or team participants. Free admission. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/DugansFunRun/.
Fine Arts, Photography & Electronic Media Show
47th Annual. Artists and photographers from all over the United States enter this show to win prizes and show their unique photos and works of art. Arts using electronics will be showcased as well. Free admission. For more information, visit www.associatedarts.org.
Shopping at the Shore
Entrepreneurs gathered together under one roof to create a retail extravaganza. Free admission. For more information, visit www.tourismoceanshores.com, or call 425-343-3233.
High Rollin' Hot Rods at the Beach
Join us for great cars great food great specials and great people. Annual event held at the Quinault Beach Resort & Casino. For more information, please visit www.quinaultbeachresort.com/events/2016-04/.
Clam Digger Rod Run
8th Annual Huge car display -- rain or shine. Dash plaques to the first 100 cars registered. Breakfast at 8am-10:30am; Lunch at 11:30am-1pm; Awards at 2pm; 50/50 Drawing. Staging is done at 8am. Held at the Ocean Shores North Beach Elks Lodge 2581 on Ocean Lake Way. For more information, please visit www.clamdiggerrodrun.org.
Grays Harbor County Expo
Kick off the Summer at the 9th Annual GHC Expo, featuring the Grays Harbor Home Show, the Oceans of Fine Arts Expo, Wood & Chainsaw Carving, Hot Rod and Classic Car show, a Home Show, and a Memorial Service Honoring those who have passed! See you Memorial Day Weekend! Free admission. For more information, visit www.graysharborexpo.com.
Wearable Art Show
Artists of all media types create functional and not-so-functional pieces of spectacular fashion in this year's show, "Movers and Shakers" that comes to life in one magical evening of music, dance and WEARABLE ART. Held at the Convention Center. $15-20 admission. Call 360-589-7778 or visit www.oswearableart.com/.
Ocean Shores Festival of Colors (Kite Flying)
What a great family event for novice to professional kite flyers! Come fly a kite or enjoy the antics of colorful kites filling the skies. Call 360-289-4103 or visit www.oceanshoreskites.com.
Flag Day Parade
Honor our Nation's flag with an old-fashioned parade. Over 75 entrants parade through the streets of downtown Ocean Shores. Held on a Saturday at 11am in downtown Ocean Shores. For more information, visit www.tourismoceanshores.com.
NW Open Sand Sculpture Show
Sand sculpting competition from master to beginner. Contact the Chamber to get the information you need to participate in this sculpting event that is open to individual or team artists. Held on the beach. Free Admission. For more information, visit www.oceanshores.org, or call 360-289-2451.
Saws 'n Shores
Chain saw carving at it's absolute best. Watch carving artists create masterpieces. You will have the opportunity to view their work from start to finish over three days of competition. Quick carve pieces will be auctioned daily in a show room atmosphere while being entertained by one of the finest carvers and auctioneers in the NW. Free Admission. For more information, visit www.oceanshores.org, or call 360-289-2451.
Fireworks on the Beach
Enjoy fireworks on the beach by letting off your own fireworks. Please follow the posted rules and be safe!
Ocean Shores Beach Blast
A 16 day family friendly event with volleyball, soccer, disc golf, skim boarding, music, vendors, games, food, activity tournaments, fireworks and lots of smores..... Visit our website and plan to get involved with this first of its kind "fun at the beach" extravaganza in Ocean Shores. For more information, visit www.oceanshoresbeachblast.com, or call 360-289-9586.
Ocean Shores Triathlon & Footfest
5th Annual Event. The triathlon events include: Swimming in Duck Lake, Biking on the city streets of Ocean Shores peninsula, Running on ocean beach and city streets. Activities feature Half Iron relay, Half Iron triathlon, a Olympic relay triathalon, a Olympic and sprint triathlon, a half iron and Olympic distance Duathlon (Bike/Run) a 13.1-mile half marathon, a 10K and a 5K race, and a triathlon for kids. All events start and finish at North Bay Park. For more information, visit www.trifreaks.com/ocean-shores-big-weekend-tri-foot-fest/.
Bikers at the Beach
Listen to the roar as Ocean Shores welcomes motorcycles for the weekend. Enjoy live music, vendors, bike show and more. For more information, visit www.bikersatthebeach.com, or call 360-289-4411.
Ocean Shores Woof-a-Thon
Dogs and their owners are invited to this festival celebrating the talents and uniqueness of their special loved ones. Games and sporting events and an auction all-Fido friendly. 10am-4pm at the North Bay Park. Free Admission. For more information, visit www.oceanshoreswoofathon.org, or call 360-289-2553.
12's Fan Fest & Beach Party
12th man FAN FEST celebrating the upcoming SEAHAWK season with a huge fan party open to all. Music, food, vendors, games and celebrities. Contact Anna Macinnis at firstname.lastname@example.org or Terry Johnson at email@example.com. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/events/1648438978735449/, or call 360-250-5618.
Find Your Treasure Gift Show
A retail gift and treasure show. Some proceeds to benefit the local food bank. This second year event offers many one of a kind purchase items. Entertainment and a treasure hunt included in the merriment. Free Admission. For more information, visit www.tourismoceanshores.com, or call 425-343-3233.
North Bay Park, lakes & canals. Attention kayak, canoe, and rowing enthusiasts. All skill levels are welcome! Human-powered boat activities on the lakes and canals of Ocean Shores. Race, Poker Paddle, picnic, seminars and the latest in paddling gear at end-of-season prices. $5-$15 Admission. For more information, visit www.tourismoceanshores.com, or call 360-289-3887.
AAOS Arts & Crafts Festival
48th Annual event includes 1,000's of unique items are showcased by gifted artists and talented craftspeople in indoor and outdoor booths. Free Admission. For more information, visit www.associatedarts.org.
Whale of a Quilt Show
Sea-Gals Quilters show offers vendors, handmade quilts, demonstrations and quilted items. The show is judged and prizes awarded. Held at the Ocean Shores Convention Center. Free Admission. For more information, visit www.tourismoceanshores.com, or call 509-715-9082.
All things BACON! Food, vendors,novelties and entertainment. Free Admission. For more information, visit www.tourismoceanshores.com, or call 360-580-5064.
Irish Music Festival
13th Annual. The largest Irish music festival on the West Coast. 6 stages, 4 venues and 30 great bands. For more information, visit www.galwaybayirishpub.com, or call 360-289-2300.
We Are All SF
An event for that child within us all who still wonders at the imaginations of science fiction writers, directors, artists and musicians. Open to all to enjoy entertainment centered around science fiction and super heroes. Register early and plan your trip to Ocean Shores. $5-$55 Admission. For more information, visit www.tourismoceanshores.com, or call 425-443-3895.
Winter Fanta-Sea Craft Show
Kick off your Christmas shopping. The Convention Center is filled with over 70 arts and crafts booths featuring handmade arts and crafts just in time for Christmas. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.tourismoceanshores.com, or call 360-289-9586.