May 19 Clam Digger Rod Run
10th 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.
May 25-27 Grays Harbor County Expo
Kick off the Summer at the 11th Annual GHC Expo, featuring the Grays Harbor Home Show, the Oceans of Fine Arts Expo, Wood & Ice 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.
June 2 Wearable Art Show
Artists of all media types create functional and not-so-functional pieces of spectacular fashion in this year's show, "Make Believe" 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/.
June 2-3 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. Held on the Beach off of Damon Rd. Call 360-289-4103 or visit www.oceanshoreskites.com.
June 9 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.
June 22-24 5-Star Dealerships Sand & Sawdust Festival
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. Chain saw carving at it's absolute best. Watch carving artists create masterpieces at the Convention Center. 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/sand-sawdust, or call 360-289-2451.
July 4 Fireworks on the Beach
Enjoy fireworks on the beach by letting off your own fireworks. Please follow the posted rules and be safe! There is a show at the Quinault Beach Resort & Casino at 10pm.
July 6-8 Ocean Shores Beach Blast
A family friendly event with volleyball, soccer, disc golf, skim boarding, music, vendors, games, food, and activity tournaments. Visit our website and plan to get involved with this 3rd year of "fun at the beach" extravaganza in Ocean Shores. For more information, visit www.washingtonbeachsports.com.
July 21-22 Big Top Promotions Gun Show
Experienced gun and knife retailers gathered together to offer enthusiasts an opportunity to purchase and evaluate personal collections. Open to the public: Saturday 9am-6pm/ Sunday 9am-4pm Cost....$10.00 for adults....active and retired military and children under 18 accompanied by an adult are FREE. Held at the Convention Center. For more information, visit www.tourismoceanshores.com.
July 27-29 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.
August 11 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 Beach Jr/Sr High School. Free Admission. For more information, visit www.oceanshoreswoofathon.org, or call 360-289-2553.
Aug 17-19 12’s Fan Fest and Beach Party
12th-Man FAN FEST celebrating the upcoming SEAHAWK season with a huge fan party open to all. A parade, music, food, vendors, games and celebrities. Contact Mike Goff at email@example.com. Check out the Facebook page.
Aug 31-Sept 2 AAOS Arts & Crafts Festival
50th 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.
September 1 Paddle-the-Shores
Held at the Oyhut Bay Canal boat launch. 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.
September 21 – 23 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 360-209-9306.
October 16 – 21 Irish Music Festival
15th 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.
November 3 - 4"Run from the Rain" Indoor Kite Flying
Held at the Ocean Shores Elementary Gym. Competitions will begin at 2pm on Saturday and 11am on Sunday. For more information, visit www.wka-kiteflyers.org.
November 23 – 25 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.
For more information, please call 360-289-9586 or 360-289-4411, or visit www.tourismoceanshores.com
Ocean Shores Events 2018