Media Releases

The Long Beach Peninsula Invites Visitors To Savor The Earthly Delights Of Autumn During The Wild Mushroom Celebration, Oct. 1 Through Nov. 15, 2018

Mushroom-centric dinners, lodging packages, identification hikes and arts & crafts classes are timed to the peak of the fall harvest season LONG BEACH PENINSULA, Wash. – September 12, 2018 – As wild mushroom fans eagerly watch fall forecasts for coastal... Read More

“Wings Over Willapa” Slated For A Sept. 29 Debut On Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula

New fall festival will celebrate the region’s world-class birding opportunities with boat, bike and walking excursions, workshops, and more LONG BEACH PENINSULA, Wash. – July 2018 – The Long Beach Peninsula, located in the southwestern-most corner of Washington State, will... Read More

Family Friendly Events On The Long Beach Peninsula Encourage Outdoor Play

Fishing, kite flying, sand sculpting and geocaching are among the highlighted activities LONG BEACH PENINSULA, Wash. – March 29, 2018 – From building sand castles to flying kites on a seemingly endless stretch of sand, the Long Beach Peninsula is... Read More

Key Events Connect Visitors To Local Way Of Life On The Long Beach Peninsula

Community opens arms to share favorite pastimes and passions LONG BEACH PENINSULA, Wash. – March 2, 2018 – Community organized events on Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula, a 28-mile-long beach destination bordered by the Pacific Ocean, the Columbia River and Willapa... Read More

Long Beach Peninsula Kicks Off Restaurant Month In January 2018

“Dining to Make a Difference” will benefit local Boys & Girls Club LONG BEACH PENINSULA, Wash. – December 21, 2017 – Several top eateries on Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula have expanded the popular ‘restaurant week’ concept and will offer 3-for-$33... Read More

Long Beach Peninsula Releases First Of Three 360° VR Videos

Grant from the Port of Seattle helps rural travel destination tap into virtual reality technology to showcase key visitor assets LONG BEACH PENINSULA, Wash. – December 5, 2017 – The Long Beach Peninsula recently released the first of three 360-degree,... Read More

Books At The Beach Authors Showcase & Book Fair Will Take Place On October 7 In Long Beach

Event offers opportunity to meet and have books signed by over 40 regional writers LONG BEACH, Wash. – October 2017 – Over 40 authors representing multiple genres will be selling and signing their work at the first annual Books at... Read More

Native American Art Exhibit Soars High At Washington State International Kite Festival, August 21 to 27, On The Long Beach Peninsula

“Buffalo Kites” Adds Cultural Depth, Tribal Design To Signature Summer Event LONG BEACH, Wash. – August 2017 – New this year, the Buffalo Kite Project will exhibit kites created by some of the nation’s most highly regarded Native American artists... Read More

Tips For Enjoying A Great Northwest Family Beach Vacation

LONG BEACH PENINSULA, Wash. – April 21, 2017 – As free time becomes more precious, creating the “perfect” family getaway carries more importance. Here are tips from vacation concierges at Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula Visitors Bureau to help ensure a... Read More

Coming Soon: Long Beach Razor Clam Festival, April 29-30, 2017

Tastings, cook-offs, singing mermaids, digging & cleaning lessons, competitions, and more assure a fun-filled weekend on Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula LONG BEACH, Wash. – March 2017 – The Razor Clam Festival returns to Long Beach for a lively weekend of... Read More

Long Beach Peninsula Offers Terrific Spring Hiking For Those Who Aren’t Afraid Of The Mud

Explore over 30 miles of coastal, forest and wetlands trails in signature rain-or-shine Northwest style LONG BEACH PENINSULA, Wash. – March 31, 2017 – Sloshing through ankle deep mud on a rare sunny or more predictably rainy day is a... Read More

Ilwaco’s Sensational Blues and Seafood Event Moves To Early Fall Time Slot

Sept. 23 and 24 dates extend summer at this lively coastal destination ILWACO, Wash. – Big time blues and mouthwatering coastal cuisine will return to Ilwaco for the 12th annual Blues and Seafood festival on Sept. 23 and 24. The... Read More

Hands-On Fun Encouraged At Washington State International Kite Festival In Long Beach, Aug. 15 Through 21, 2016

Longest running and biggest festival of its kind welcomes people to experience the simple pleasure and awesome spectacle of kite flying LONG BEACH, Wash. – July 14, 2016 – A spectacularly colorful week of all things kites will take place... Read More

Friendlier, Safer Fourth Reported For Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula

‘Beach Friendly Fourth’ campaign made notable inroads to a kinder, more welcoming Independence Day weekend for visitors, residents and the beach LONG BEACH PENINSULA, Wash. – July 6, 2016 – Early feedback from tourism officials, law enforcement officers, businesses and... Read More

Trillions Of Grains Of Sand Will Be Transformed Into Fantastic Creations At Sandsations, On July 23, In Long Beach

Family and friend teams invited to learn and compete side by side with top sand sculptors for fun and prizes LONG BEACH, Wash. – June 14, 2016 – Perched at the edge of the continent, Sandsations, one of the nation’s... Read More

Independence Day Celebrations On The Long Beach Peninsula Aim For A Beach Friendly Fourth

Fourth of July events uphold respect for shared public lands and efforts to keep the beach litter free LONG BEACH PENINSULA, Wash. – June 9, 2016 – Independence Day celebrations on Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula, a long-time gathering place for... Read More

Visitor Spending In Pacific County Reaches $166.8M In 2015, Up 6.9% From 2014

Pacific County continues to outpace like counties within Washington, ranks second in visitor spending per resident SEAVIEW, Wash. – June 6, 2016 – Record-breaking numbers and strong indications of continued growth for Pacific County tourism were reported and celebrated at... Read More

Busy Families Look To Do Nothing On Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula

Simplicity, spaciousness and jaw-dropping nature inspire magic childhood moments LONG BEACH PENINSULA, Wash. – May 10, 2016 – Working families leading busy lives are finding reprieve from tight schedules with visits to the Long Beach Peninsula. This breezy destination in... Read More

Good News For Salmon Sports Fishing Out Of Ilwaco

Regulatory news makes the Port of Ilwaco the top Northwest coastal launch for charter fishing for the 2016 salmon season ILWACO, Wash. – April 22, 2016 – A positive go ahead for salmon fishing on the Lower Columbia River came... Read More

Intimate Venues Draw Fans, Expand Music Scene On Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula

Visitors Bureau shares top places to experience live entertainment LONG BEACH PENINSULA, Wash. – April 22, 2016 – Breezy options to listen to live music during a visit to the Long Beach Peninsula continue to expand with more restaurants and... Read More