Long Beach's Awesome August in photos

Jake’s Birthday, Jazz & Oysters, Kite Festival, Pacific County Fair – we’re looking forward to an exciting August on the Long Beach Peninsula. These events are not only fun; they’re a visual feast! With that in mind, we figured we’d showcase this awesome August in photos.

August events

Jake the Alligator Man’s Birthday, Aug. 4-5, Long Beach.

Jake the Alligator Man’s Birthday and Car Show features live music, evening entertainment and lots more in downtown Long Beach.

Willapa Harbor Festival, Aug. 4-6, Raymond.

Willapa Harbor Festival highlights include a car show, parade, home brew contest, beer garden, kayaking and more. Held on Third Street in Raymond.


Surf ‘n Saddle Junior Rodeo, Aug. 5-6, Long Beach.

awesome august junior rodeo

The Surf ‘n Saddle Junior Rodeo features everything from dummy roping to bucking stock.

Waikiki Beach Concert, Aug. 12 & 26, Cape Disappointment State Park.

One of the best venues around, Waikiki Beach offers a stunning backdrop to the twice-monthly summertime concerts. Misty Mamas plays Aug. 12 and Familee Leger plays Aug. 26.


Jazz & Oysters, Aug. 19, Long Beach.

awesome august jazz & oysters

Jazz & Oysters will be in downtown Long Beach for the first time on Aug. 19.

Washington State International Kite Festival, Aug. 21-27, Long Beach.

The Washington State International Kite Festival is one the Long Beach Peninsula’s signature summertime events. Watch the skies come to life in late August! Insider tip: Weekend lodging often sells out months in advance. Look to stay midweek if you’re having trouble booking a weekend getaway. 



Pacific County Fair, Aug. 23-26, Menlo.

A Pacific Northwest tradition, the 121st annual Pacific County Fair offers old-fashioned family fun. Amusement rides, 4-H and FFA displays, local vendors, tasty treats — this is family fun at its finest.

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