Main Events in the Long Beach Area

FREE Admission to WA State Parks

In honor of Spring Saturday Free Day, ALL Washington State Parks will have free admission! No Discovery Pass required! Get out and behold the beauty of the Long Beach Peninsula. April 4, 2015

April 4, 2015

FREE Admission to WA State Parks

Long Beach Razor Clam Festival

We are bringing back the Historic Long Beach Razor Clam Festival from the 1940s that helped put the Long Beach Peninsula on the map. Tons of fun for the whole family! Join us for FREE Razor Clam Digging lessons, contests, live music, entertainment, the Third Annual Chowder Tasteoff, and cooking in the giant fry pan! April 18-19, 2015

April 18-19, 2015

Long Beach Razor Clam Festival

Tokeland North Cove Studio Art Tour

Annual art show featuring the work of artists from the Tokeland North Cove area. Headquartered at the historic Tokeland Hotel and nearby private art studios. Free maps to studios are available at the Tokeland Hotel. April 18, 2015

 

April 18, 2015

Tokeland North Cove Studio Art Tour

FREE Admission to WA State Parks

In honor of Earth Day, ALL Washington State Parks will have free admission! No Discover Pass required! Get out and behold the beauty of the Long Beach Peninsula. April 22, 2015

April 22, 2015

FREE Admission to WA State Parks

Crab, Seafood, and Wine Festival

We invite you to join us during the 33rd Annual Astoria Warrenton Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival in 2015 to enjoy great coastal cuisine, arts and crafts, wine tasting and more! April 24-26, 2015

April 24-26, 2015

Crab, Seafood, and Wine Festival

Beach Clean Up Day

The Grass Roots Garbage Gang organizes three Beach Clean Up Days annually where hundreds of locals & visitors come out to clean our 28 miles of beach. All are welcome; head to a beach approach at 9:30 am on clean up day. Free chowder included! April 25, 2015

April 25, 2015

Beach Clean Up Day

Black Lake Fishing Derby

The 23rd Annual Black Lake Fishing Derby always occurs on the last Saturday in April. Come out with the entire family and enjoy a beautiful day of fishing at Black Lake in Ilwaco. April 25, 2015

April 25, 2015

Black Lake Fishing Derby

Children’s Loyalty Day Parade and Blessing of the Fleet

Children’s Loyalty Day Parade and Blessing of the Fleet in Ilwaco. May 2, 2015

May 2, 2015

Children’s Loyalty Day Parade and Blessing of the Fleet

Saturday Market at the Port of Ilwaco

Come and check out the fresh and local products, crafts, baked goods, art, and produce at the Saturday Market at the Port of Ilwaco! May 2- September 26, 2015

 

May 2, 2015-September 26, 2015

Saturday Market at the Port of Ilwaco

Annual Loyalty Day Celebration and Parade

The 65th annual Loyalty Day Celebration and Parade is a weekend full of fun and celebration, as well as remembrance. Join us on Saturday for the Children’s Parade and Blessing of the Fleet in Ilwaco, followed by the Loyalty Day Parade in Long Beach on Sunday. May 2-3, 2015

May 2-3, 2015

Annual Loyalty Day Celebration and Parade

Rhododendron Tour

2015 Long Beach Peninsula Rhododendron Tour
On Saturday, May 2, the Water Music Festival will sponsor the first Long Beach Peninsula Rhododendron Tour, It will feature a variety of gardens, including a five-acre estate once part of the original Clarke Rhododendron Nursery property.

Please visit WaterMusicFestival.com to learn more about the Tour, a special breakfast with a Clarke Nursery History presentation and to buy tickets.

10:30am -4:00pm
Tickets $10, tickets for children under age 14 are free

May 2, 2015

Rhododendron Tour

Surf Perch Derby

Strap on your waders and throw out a line! The Surf Perch Derby is back! May 3, 2015

May 3, 2015

Surf Perch Derby

Halibut Fishing Season Opener

Halibut Fishing Season Opener! May 7, 2015

May 7, 2015

Halibut Fishing Season Opener

FREE Admission to WA State Parks

In honor of Spring Sunday Free Day, ALL Washington State Parks will have free admission! No Discovery Pass required! Get out and behold the beauty of the Long Beach Peninsula. May 10, 2015

May 10, 2015

FREE Admission to WA State Parks

World’s Longest Garage Sale

Get ready to shop until you drop! The World’s Longest Garage Sale will keep you busy all weekend! Look out for some unique trinkets and some awesome treasures all along our 28-mile Peninsula! May 22-25, 2015

May 22-25, 2015

World’s Longest Garage Sale

SummerFest

SummerFest kicks off on Memorial Day weekend! Enjoy the events and entertainment that are lined up on weekends through September 1. May 23 – September 7, 2015

 

May 23, 2015-September 7, 2015

SummerFest

Weekend Market on the Dock

Check out the Weekend Market on The Dock in beautiful South Bend. This open market features live music, jewelery, food and many unique treasures from 10am-4pm! May 23 – September 7, 2015

May 23, 2015-September 7, 2015

Weekend Market on the Dock

Tall Ships at the Port of Ilwaco

The Lady Washington and the Hawaiian Chieftain are setting sail to the Port of Ilwaco. Come aboard the Lady Washington and/or Hawaiian Chieftain for a self-guided tour of each ship. The Crew will be on hand in period costume to answer questions and tell stories. Book a sail! May 30 – June 1, 2015

May 30, 2015-June 1, 2015

Tall Ships at the Port of Ilwaco

30th Anniversary Goonies Day Celebration

30th Anniversary Goonies Day Celebration, held annually on June 7, fans flock to Astoria, Oregon, for the annual Goonies Day Celebration, a weekend of treasure hunting, group truffle shuffles, trivia, scavenger hunts and more. The 30th anniversary of the film will include cast and crew reunions, film screenings, fan gatherings, filming location tours and much more. It’s sure to be the biggest bash yet! June 4-7, 2015

June 4-7, 2015

30th Anniversary Goonies Day Celebration

FREE Admission to WA State Parks

In honor of National Trails Day, ALL Washington State Parks will have free admission! No Discover Pass required! Get out and behold the beauty of the Long Beach Peninsula. June 6, 2015

June 6, 2015

FREE Admission to WA State Parks

Columbia Pacific Farmers Market

The Columbia Pacific Farmers Market starts your summer weekends off right with fresh, local products in Long Beach, every Friday. June 12 – October 9, 2015

 

June 12, 2015-October 9, 2015

Columbia Pacific Farmers Market

FREE Admission to WA State Parks

In honor of National Get Outdoors Day, ALL Washington State Parks will have free admission! No Discover Pass required! Get out and behold the beauty of the Long Beach Peninsula. June 13, 2015

June 13, 2015

FREE Admission to WA State Parks

Waikiki Beach Concert

The Waikiki Beach Concert Series continues through the Summer season at Cape Disappointment State Park. Regional musicians present a variety of music in one and a half hour long performances that start at 7PM. June 13, 2015

June 13, 2015

Waikiki Beach Concert

NW Garlic Festival

The annual NW Garlic Festival, where it’s chic to reek! Abandon your mouthwash and head for the coast! Sample an array of garlic-laced foods and crafts. You will be healthier and happier for it. The Wilson Field venue provides ample space for enjoying the live music and vendor offerings. Come take the “Garlic Walk” and enter to win a wonderful huge gift basket. June 20-21, 2015

June 20-21, 2015

NW Garlic Festival

Beach to Chowder 5k/10k & Discovery Trail Half Marathon

Run or walk a 5k or 10K on hard-packed beach sand with ocean waves breaking just a few yards away or challenge yourself to the Discovery Trail Half Marathon! Work up an appetite with the race of your choice, then get ready to taste clam chowder while your non-participating family and friends enjoy the Peninsula. June 20, 2015

June 20, 2015

Beach to Chowder 5k/10k & Discovery Trail Half Marathon

Doggie Olympic Games

The Doggie Olympic Games torch burns on! Come out with your pups and partake in all the fun and excitement! June 26-27, 2015

June 27-28, 2015

Doggie Olympic Games

Waikiki Beach Concert

The Waikiki Beach Concert Series continues through the Summer season at Cape Disappointment State Park. Regional musicians present a variety of music in one and a half hour long performances that start at 7PM.  June 27, 2015

June 27, 2015

Waikiki Beach Concert

Fireworks at the Port

Fireworks at the Port of Ilwaco will occur the Friday before the 4th of July! July 3, 2015

July 3, 2015

Fireworks at the Port

Old Fashioned 4th of July Parade

The Old Fashioned 4th of July Parade in Ocean Park is sure to please all ages! A family fun event. All are welcome to bring their own floats and join in; children are welcome to ride their bicycles in the parade; show up at Bank of the Pacific at noon and decorations will be provided. Event begins at 1:00 PM.  Register now!  July 4, 2015

July 4, 2015

Old Fashioned 4th of July Parade

Fireworks on the Beach

Fireworks on the beach approach off of Bolstad Ave. in Long Beach. July 4, 2015

July 4, 2015

Fireworks on the Beach

Firecracker 5K Walk/Run

The fourth annual Firecracker 5K Walk/Run is a collaborative effort between the Ilwaco Parks and Recreation commission and the Ilwaco Merchants Association. Entry fee is $20. July 4, 2015

July 4, 2015

Firecracker 5K Walk/Run

Beach Clean Up Day

One of three annual Beach Clean Up Days, after the Independence Day celebration – visitors, and members of our community come together to lend a hand in cleaning up our beach. July 5, 2015

July 5, 2015

Beach Clean Up Day

Waikiki Beach Concert

The Waikiki Beach Concert Series continues through the Summer season at Cape Disappointment State Park. Regional musicians present a variety of music in one and a half hour long performances that start at 7PM.  July 11, 2015

July 11, 2015

Waikiki Beach Concert

Sandsations and City Sandsations

2015 is the 31st Anniversary of Sandsations and City Sandsations!

City Sandsations runs Wedmesday through Friday 10AM-6PM. Watch Master Sculptors create display sculptures downtown Long Beach at 3rd St South. View finished sculptures Saturday & Sunday.

Sandsations will commence on Saturday at Bolstad Beach Approach. Open to all ability levels from amateur to professional. Free hotdogs coutesy of the Kiwanis. July 15-19, 2015.

 

July 15-19, 2015

Sandsations and City Sandsations

Music in the Gardens Tour

Enjoy the enchanting gardens of the Peninsula and beautiful music at Music in the Gardens Tour, presented by the Water Music Festival! July 18, 2015

 

July 18, 2015

Music in the Gardens Tour

Clamshell Railroad Days

All aboard for Clamshell Railroad Days! The Annual Clamshell Railroad Days celebrates the history of the IR&N Railroad – the only railroad that ran with the tides – which operated on the Long Beach Peninsula from 1889-1930. Included are model railroad layouts from regional clubs, historical presentations, the kids craft caboose and bus tour. July 18-19, 2015

 

July 18-19, 2015

Clamshell Railroad Days

NPRA Sanctioned Rodeo

The NPRA Sanctioned Rodeo festivities kick off on Friday with a parade through downtown Long Beach. Come out and enjoy a hearty Cowboy breakfast and see all the action! July 25-26, 2015

 

July 24-26, 2015

NPRA Sanctioned Rodeo

Waikiki Beach Concert

The Waikiki Beach Concert Series continues through the Summer season at Cape Disappointment State Park. Regional musicians present a variety of music in one and a half hour long performances that start at 7PM. July 25, 2015

July 25, 2015

Waikiki Beach Concert

Tokeland North Cove Woodfest

Tokeland North Cove Woodfest features local wood carving talent along with many other vendors and activities.  July 25-26, 2015

 

July 25-26, 2015

Tokeland North Cove Woodfest

Willapa Harbor Festival

The Willapa Harbor Festival is a Raymond tradition! A full weekend of fun, family-friendly events and activities! Come and check out the car show, parade, enter in the softball tournament, or stroll through the shops downtown for some great sales! A Kid Zone will be offered, as well as many food and craft vendors, and even battle of the bands competition. July 31 – August 2, 2015

July 31, 2015-August 2, 2015

Willapa Harbor Festival

OTC Ilwaco Tuna Classic

The Oregon Tuna Classic – Deep Canyon Challenge is the result of a few compassionate fisherman and one great idea. Come out and be a part of a great cause and have a ton of fun along the way! August 1-2, 2015

 

August 1-2, 2015

OTC Ilwaco Tuna Classic

Race Against Violence

The Race Against Violence is a 5k Run/Walk along the beach on the Long Beach Peninsula.  Proceeds from the race are used to promote awareness and education about domestic violence. The race starts at 9AM, preregister online or late registration will be available at the Long Beach Train Depot Aug. 1 at 6PM or on Race Day at 8AM August 1, 2015

August 1, 2015

Race Against Violence

Jake the Alligator Man’s Birthday & Car Show

Jake the Alligator Man’s Birthday & Car Show! Get ready to celebrate Jake the Alligator Man’s 75th birthday… AGAIN! August 7-8, 2015

 

August 7-8, 2015

Jake the Alligator Man’s Birthday & Car Show

Surf n’ Saddle Jr. Rodeo

Come and watch the kids perform in the Surf n’ Saddle Jr. Rodeo! There will be bucking ponies, steer daubing, break away roping, barrel racing, goat tying, dummy roping and more exciting events, we will also have the cowboy breakfast from 7am to 11am and lunch served both Saturday and Sunday. Friday features a small parade. Come watch your local kids show you what they got, you will have a great time! August 7-9, 2015

 

August 7-9, 2015

Surf n’ Saddle Jr. Rodeo

Waikiki Beach Concert

The Waikiki Beach Concert Series continues through the Summer season at Cape Disappointment State Park. Regional musicians present a variety of music in one and a half hour long performances that start at 7PM. August 8, 2015

August 8, 2015

Waikiki Beach Concert

Blues and Seafood Festival

Blues and Seafood Festival returns for their annual delicious duo celebration! Music at the Ilwaco Marina begins Friday at 7PM. Cost is $15. Saturday is all day beginning at 2PM. Cost is $25. Combination Tickets with Sunday’s Jazz & Oysters even are $55.  August 14-15, 2015

 

August 14-15, 2015

Blues and Seafood Festival

Jazz & Oysters

Jazz & Oysters is celebrating 30 years of bringing world class jazz to the Long Beach Peninsula. In addition to jazz out in the open air, listeners can enjoy the area’s famed Willapa Bay oysters, as well as fruit and cheese plates, and desserts provided by the area’s fine restaurants.  August 16, 2015

 

August 16, 2015

Jazz & Oysters

WA State International Kite Festival

Occurring on the third week of August annually, the Washington State International Kite Festival is a week full of spectacular kites, events, people, shopping and food! There is something for everyone! August 17-23, 2015

 

August 18-23, 2015

WA State International Kite Festival

Pacific County Fair

The Pacific County Fair is truly an old fashioned county fair that is held the fourth week in August every year. We are a small fair but we put on a great big show. August 19-22, 2015

August 19-22, 2015

Pacific County Fair

Waikiki Beach Concert

The Waikiki Beach Concert Series continues through the Summer season at Cape Disappointment State Park. Regional musicians present a variety of music in one and a half hour long performances that start at 7PM.  August 22, 2014

August 22, 2015

Waikiki Beach Concert

FREE Admission to WA State Parks

In honor of National Park Service’s birthday, enjoy free entry! ALL Washington State Parks will have free admission! No Discover Pass required! Get out and behold the beauty of the Long Beach Peninsula. August 25, 2015

August 25, 2015

FREE Admission to WA State Parks

Come Play on Labor Day

Join us for Come Play on Labor Day, the annual community-wide celebration in South Bend, Friday through Monday of Labor Day Weekend.  It’s a long weekend filled with family fun, food, vendors, music, and all the best that small-town America has to offer. September 3-7, 2015

September 3-7, 2015

Come Play on Labor Day

Chinook Arts Festival

The annual Chinook Arts Festival returns with a fine display of blown glass, photography, jewelry, oil & watercolors, pottery & more! We have some talented local artists, come see what they can do! September 5 – September 7, 2015

 

September 5-7, 2015

Chinook Arts Festival

Slow Drag at the Port

Hot Rods line up on Howerton Way at the Port of Ilwaco to compete in a coasting competition for Slow Drag at the Port. Cars have approximately 15 feet in which to accelerate and then coast for 200 yards. To win, a car must cross the finish line and stop closest to the line. Trophies and assorted gift certificates awarded. September 11, 2015

 

September 11, 2015

Slow Drag at the Port

Rod Run to the End of the World

The Beach Barons present Rod Run to the End of the World 2015! A weekend full of classic cars, great people, and lots of fun in Ocean Park! September 12-13, 2015

 

September 12-13, 2015

Rod Run to the End of the World

Pacific Northwest Brew Cup

The Pacific Northwest Brew Cup is an annual beer festival held the last full weekend in September in beautiful Astoria, Oregon. The festival features northwest beers on tap Friday through Sunday, along with live music, food vendors, and activities for the kiddos. September 25-27, 2015

September 25-27, 2015

Pacific Northwest Brew Cup

FREE Admission to WA State Parks

In honor of National Public Lands Day, ALL Washington State Parks will have free admission! No Discover Pass required! Get out and behold the beauty of the Long Beach Peninsula. September 26, 2015

September 26, 2015

FREE Admission to WA State Parks

Wild Mushroom Celebration Events

Celebrate the plentiful bounty of Fall on the Long Beach Peninsula with Wild Mushroom Celebration Events! Chefs and innkeepers take pride in featuring and celebrating this natural treasure through the Fall harvest season! October 1 – November 15, 2015

 

October 1, 2015-November 15, 2015

Wild Mushroom Celebration Events

Peninsula Arts Association Fall Show

Peninsula Arts Association Fall Show presents the work of over 60 local artists and will have works available for purchasing. Raffle proceeds benefit local high school scholarship. October 9-12, 2015


October 9-12, 2015

Peninsula Arts Association Fall Show

Water Music Festival

Celebrating the 31st Annual Water Music Festival with a series of wonderful concerts in intimate venues with appetizers and a no-host wine bar. October 9-10, 2015

October 9-10, 2015

Water Music Festival

One Sky, One World Kite Celebration

The World Kite Museum joins people all over the globe to promote international friendship and peace for One Sky, One World Kite Celebration.  Participants can bring homemade kites or purchased ones; those who wish can make a kite at event headquarters. October 10-11, 2015

October 10-11, 2015

One Sky, One World Kite Celebration

Annual Cranberrian Fair

The Annual Cranberrian Fair is held during the local cranberry harvest, the Fair celebrates cranberry foods and traditions with craft demonstrations, vendors, the Cranberry Trolley to bog tours and more. Click here for more info. October 10-11, 2015

 

October 10-11, 2015

Annual Cranberrian Fair

Great Columbia Crossing 10k

Experience the glory of crossing the Great Columbia River as you trek across the Astoria Megler Bridge during this unique opportunity to walk/run across the bridge! The Great Columbia Crossing 10k offers a scenic adventure on a fairly flat road with one STEEP incline to the peak of the bridge. It is the longest continuous truss bridge in North America. The Great Columbia Crossing 10k run is an OFFICIAL USA Track & Field Certified Event (#OR12025LB). Whether you’re an experienced runner or looking for a family friendly event, this beautiful bridge run appeals to everyone. October 11, 2015

October 11, 2015

Great Columbia Crossing 10k

Oktoberfest

Friends of Chinook School present Oktoberfest Fundraiser Dinner and Silent Auction. October 24, 2015

 

October 24, 2015

Oktoberfest

‘Ocian in View’ Cultural Weekend

When the Lewis & Clark Corps of Discovery exclaimed ‘Ocian in View,’ they had reached their westward destination.  Speakers, bus and walking tours, Chinook tribal seafood dinner and special events at select local businesses. November 6-7, 2015

 

 

November 6-7, 2015

‘Ocian in View’ Cultural Weekend

FREE Admission to WA State Parks

In honor of Veteran’s Day, ALL Washington State Parks will have free admission! No Discover Pass required! Get out and behold the beauty of the Long Beach Peninsula. November 11, 2015

November 11, 2015

FREE Admission to WA State Parks

Peninsula Arts Association Studio Tour

The Peninsula Arts Association Studio Tour opens it doors to curious individuals who would like to explore the local artists and their work. November 27-28, 2015

 

November 27-28, 2015

Peninsula Arts Association Studio Tour

Saturday Christmas Market at the Port

Saturday Christmas Market at the Port of Ilwaco brings holiday cheer and provides you with the excellent opportunity to shop from the source! SHOP LOCAL! The Christmas market debuts on Saturday, November 29, and runs for the following Saturdays up until Christmas (Dec. 6, 13, & 20). The Market’s hours run from 10AM-4PM. November 28, 2015

November 28, 2015

Saturday Christmas Market at the Port

Lighted Boat Display & Crab Pot Christmas Tree

Lighted Boat Display & Crab Pot Christmas Tree offers colorful strings of holiday lights reflecting in the water from spectacularly bedecked boats that can be seen at the Lighted Boat Display. This wondrous display takes place at the Port of Ilwaco. That same afternoon, Ilwaco will host the recent tradition of decorating and lighting its one-of-a-kind Crab Pot Christmas Tree at 5pm. Public participation is welcome. Check out local businesses and shop the Saturday Christmas Market at the Port along the Port for your chance to meet Santa and have a merry good time! December 5, 2015

 

December 5, 2015

Lighted Boat Display & Crab Pot Christmas Tree

Holidays at the Beach

Holidays at the Beach is a weekend full of family-friendly, holiday fun! Featuring ‘The Polar Express’ with Mrs. Claus, magic and pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus and Frosty’s Birthday Party!  December 5-6, 2015

 

 

December 5-6, 2015

Holidays at the Beach

Saturday Christmas Market at the Port

Saturday Christmas Market at the Port of Ilwaco brings holiday cheer and provides you with the excellent opportunity to shop from the source! SHOP LOCAL! The Christmas market debuts on Saturday, November 29, and runs for the following Saturdays up until Christmas (Dec. 6, 13, & 20). The Market’s hours run from 10AM-4PM. December 5, 2015

December 5, 2015

Saturday Christmas Market at the Port

Bed & Breakfast Holiday Open House

Inns on the Peninsula welcome visitors to the B&B Holiday Open House, on Dec. 13 and 14, from 1 to 4PM. Visitors can nibble holiday goodies, sip spiced cider or a warming cup of coffee while experiencing the enchantment of beautifully decorated inns. Highlights include the guest-decorated Christmas tree at Boreas Bed & Breakfast Inn and a Lionel train beneath the elegantly adorned tree at the Shelburne Inn, with cookies made by the Ilwaco High School Culinary Arts students. Charles Nelson Guest House and Campbell House at Klipsan Beach will also be participating. Donations of a can of food are requested and will be given to the local food bank. December 13-14, 2014

December 13-14, 2014

Bed & Breakfast Holiday Open House

Saturday Christmas Market at the Port

Saturday Christmas Market at the Port of Ilwaco brings holiday cheer and provides you with the excellent opportunity to shop from the source! SHOP LOCAL! The Christmas market debuts on Saturday, November 29, and runs for the following Saturdays up until Christmas (Dec. 6, 13, & 20). The Market’s hours run from 10AM-4PM. December 13, 2014

December 13, 2014

Saturday Christmas Market at the Port

Water Music Festival Christmas Concert

Water Music Festival Christmas Concert: Welcome the holiday season by treating yourself to an exquisite afternoon of music!  You will hear the superb artistry of Classical Guitarist Scott Kritzer playing Christmas and other holiday favorites.  And the award-winning Ilwaco High School show choir will entertain you to start off your festive afternoon.  The Inn at Harbour Village will be the venue and will be decorated beautifully for the holidays.  Enjoy hot and cold beverages and a lovely array of homemade cookies and other sweet treats!  Just $5 suggested donation at the door!  A portion  of the proceeds will help fund educational workshop and performance  opportunities for our local school music programs.. December 14, 2014

December 14, 2014

Water Music Festival Christmas Concert

Saturday Christmas Market at the Port

Saturday Christmas Market at the Port of Ilwaco brings holiday cheer and provides you with the excellent opportunity to shop from the source! SHOP LOCAL! The Christmas market debuts on Saturday, November 29, and runs for the following Saturdays up until Christmas (Dec. 6, 13, & 20). The Market’s hours run from 10AM-4PM. December 20, 2014

December 20, 2014

Saturday Christmas Market at the Port

Fireworks at Midnight over the Ocean

5 minutes of fireworks over the Pacific Ocean in front of the boardwalk in Long Beach. December 31, 2014

December 31, 2014

Fireworks at Midnight over the Ocean

FREE Admission to WA State Parks

In honor of New Year’s Day, ALL Washington State Parks will have free admission! No Discovery Pass required! Get out and behold the beauty of the Long Beach Peninsula. January 1, 2015

January 1, 2015

FREE Admission to WA State Parks

Windless Kite Festival (Indoor Kite Fly)

Come and experience the elegant flight of Windless Kite Festival Indoor Kite Fly brought to you by the World Kite Museum! This kite flying ‘recital’ involves indoor kite flying with no fans to move the air. There are solos, duets and group performances of two and four line kites choreographed air routines to music. ‘Hot Trick Shoot Out’ matches pairs of flyers for comic capers and tricky maneuvers. January 17-18, 2015

January 17-18, 2015

Windless Kite Festival (Indoor Kite Fly)

Annual Crab Feed

The Ilwaco Sports Boosters will be holding their Annual Crab Feed dinner to support Ilwaco HS Athletics at the Long Beach Elks, 110 Pacific Hwy North, in downtown Long Beach from 12PM-8PM.  Dinner includes coleslaw & French bread. Hot dogs are available for children.
January 17, 2015

January 17, 2015

Annual Crab Feed

Lewis & Clark: Wintering the Pacific

Take a step back into 1805 and experience life of the Lewis & Clark Corps of Discovery. Reenactors will be camping out on Veteran’s Field in downtown Long Beach January 17, 18 & 19, offering the public a glimpse into what life was like for the Corps. This cultural event will offer visitors the chance to interact and engage with members of the Corps as they would have been perceived back in 1800s. The camp will be open to spectators on January 17-19 from 10am-5pm, and on the 19th from 10-2pm. Moccasin making, hide tanning, tent making, salt making can be expected. January 17-19, 2015

January 17-19, 2015

Lewis & Clark: Wintering the Pacific

FREE Admission to WA State Parks

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, ALL Washington State Parks will have free admission! No Discovery Pass required! Get out and behold the beauty of the Long Beach Peninsula. January 18-19, 2015

January 18-19, 2015

FREE Admission to WA State Parks

Beach Clean Up Day

The Grass Roots Garbage Gang organizes three Beach Clean Up Days annually where hundreds of locals & visitors come out to clean our 28 miles of beach. All are welcome; head to a beach approach at 9:30 am on clean up day. Free chowder included! January 24, 2015

January 24, 2015

Beach Clean Up Day

Asian New Year Kite Celebration

Asian New Year Kite Celebration at the World Kite Museum features the kites and cultures of a different Asian country annually. Uniquely shaped & decorated kites and other folk arts are displayed. Videos, demonstrations and hands-on activities are part of both days’ events. February 20-21, 2015

February 20-21, 2015

Asian New Year Kite Celebration

Fisher Poets Gathering

The Fisher Poets Gathering is an annual event held on the last weekend of February in Astoria, Oregon, where men and women somehow tied to the fishing industry get together to share their poems, tales, and songs in celebration of the lifestyle and its people. This event attracts around 60-70 artists and hundreds of audience members. It has been featured on the Today Show, in Smithsonian Magazine, and is the subject of a documentary film by Jen Winston called “Fisher Poets.” February 27 – March 1, 2015

February 27, 2015-March 1, 2015

Fisher Poets Gathering

FREE Admission to WA State Parks

In honor of the Washington State Parks Birthday, ALL Washington State Parks will have free admission! No Discover Pass required! Get out and behold the beauty of the Long Beach Peninsula. March 19, 2015

March 19, 2015

FREE Admission to WA State Parks

Peninsula Quilt Guild Show

Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum will have over 100 quilts on display submitted by Guild members for the annual Peninsula Quilt Guild Show. With the theme “Quilting at the Beach,” there will be a demonstration of various aspects of quilt making. There will be a drawing for this year’s prize quilt, with proceeds going to area charities. Free admission.
March 20-22, 2015

March 20-22, 2015

Peninsula Quilt Guild Show

Spring Break Family Kite Fun

World Kite Museum hosts their annual Spring Break activities for kids and families. Everyone gets to make a kite! There is a treasure hunt that the whole family plays together to win coupons from local businesses. There are various short kite movies to watch. Come and learn all about kites for Spring Break Family Kite Fun! March 20-April 19, 2015

 

 

March 20, 2015-April 19, 2015

Spring Break Family Kite Fun

Peninsula Arts Association Spring Show

The Peninsula Arts Association presents their annual Spring Art show in Long Beach. March 27-29, 2015

March 27-29, 2015

Peninsula Arts Association Spring Show