Long Beach Peninsula Calendar of Events
including Long Beach, Seaview, Ocean Park & Ilwaco
July 19-28 Live Theater: Noises Off
Peninsula Players presents Noises Off, play by Michael Frayn, directed by Andy Tauber. River City Playhouse, 127 Lake St. SE [more info]
July 19 Columbia Pacific Farmers Market
Good food and farm crafts can be bought directly from the regions producers, noon-5pm. Veterans Field, 111 3rd. St. SE
July 19-20 First Annual Summer Studio Tour
A self-guided tour from Ilwaco to Oysterville, where local artists open their studios and creative spaces to the public. A map with locations will be posted on Peninsula Arts Association website and at area businesses. Various Locations [more info]
July 20 Saturday Market at the Port
Featuring more than 70 vendors along the pedestrian-only Waterfront Way. Find regional produce, wonderful baked goods, a huge selection of local plants and many homemade arts and crafts. Port of Ilwaco, 165 Howerton Ave. [more info]
July 20-21 Summer Fest
Summer Fest fun starts Memorial Day weekend and runs through Labor Day. Enjoy weekend events and entertainment through out the summer. Veterans Field, 111 3rd. St. SE 360.642.4421
July 23-27 Sandsations
The annual sand-sculpting extravaganza is open to sand castle builders of all ages and skill level, unfolds near the Bolstad Beach Approach and along the shoreline. Bolstad Beach Approach [more info]
July 26 Columbia Pacific Farmers Market
Good food and farm crafts can be bought directly from the regions producers, noon-5pm. Veterans Field, 111 3rd. St. SE
July 26-27 Deep Canyon Challenge
This is the first leg of the Oregon Tuna Classic Tournament Series and is more than just a tuna tournament. Starting at 3pm on Saturday, the live weigh-in is on the board walk followed by the awards dinner and evening festivities. Port of Ilwaco, 165 Howerton Ave. [more info]
July 27-28 Summer Fest
Summer Fest fun starts Memorial Day weekend and runs through Labor Day. Enjoy weekend events and entertainment through out the summer. Veterans Field, 111 3rd. St. SE 360.642.4421
July 27 Saturday Market at the Port
Featuring more than 70 vendors along the pedestrian-only Waterfront Way. Find regional produce, wonderful baked goods, a huge selection of local plants and many homemade arts and crafts. Port of Ilwaco, 165 Howerton Ave. [more info]
July 27 Waikiki Beach Concert
This free concert series features musicians from the Pacific Northwest. Held at the park's outdoor amphitheater from 7-8:30pm. Cape Disappointment State Park, 244 Robert Gray Dr.
July 27-28 Long Beach Rodeo
Now in its 74th year, the rodeo features saddle bronc, bareback and bull riding, barrel racing and steer wrestling, as well as team, calf and breakaway roping. The rodeo kicks off with a parade through downtown Long Beach and features cowboy breakfasts and a family night. Peninsula Saddle Club, 6407 Sandridge Rd. [more info]
July 27-28 Woodfest
A wood and art festival. See woodcarvers and other artists at work during this free family friendly event. Tokeland Hotel, 2964 Kindred Ave [more info]
August 2 Ilwaco Art Walk
Art, refreshments and fun, from 4-7pm. Various Locations [more info]
August 2 Columbia Pacific Farmers Market
Good food and farm crafts can be bought directly from the regions producers, noon-5pm. Veterans Field, 111 3rd. St. SE
August 2-3 Jake the Alligator Man's Birthday
Back for its 13th year, this annual celebration on the Peninsula has live music, car shows, Bride of Jake contest and more! Veterans Field, 111 3rd. St. SE [more info]
August 3-4 Summer Fest
Summer Fest fun starts Memorial Day weekend and runs through Labor Day. Enjoy weekend events and entertainment through out the summer. Veterans Field, 111 3rd. St. SE 360.642.4421
August 3 Saturday Market at the Port
Featuring more than 70 vendors along the pedestrian-only Waterfront Way. Find regional produce, wonderful baked goods, a huge selection of local plants and many homemade arts and crafts. Port of Ilwaco, 165 Howerton Ave. [more info]
August 9 Columbia Pacific Farmers Market
Good food and farm crafts can be bought directly from the regions producers, noon-5pm. Veterans Field, 111 3rd. St. SE
August 10-11 Summer Fest
Summer Fest fun starts Memorial Day weekend and runs through Labor Day. Enjoy weekend events and entertainment through out the summer. Veterans Field, 111 3rd. St. SE 360.642.4421
August 10 Saturday Market at the Port
Featuring more than 70 vendors along the pedestrian-only Waterfront Way. Find regional produce, wonderful baked goods, a huge selection of local plants and many homemade arts and crafts. Port of Ilwaco, 165 Howerton Ave. [more info]
August 10 Waikiki Beach Concert
This free concert series features musicians from the Pacific Northwest. Held at the park's outdoor amphitheater from 7-8:30pm. Cape Disappointment State Park, 244 Robert Gray Dr.
August 16 Columbia Pacific Farmers Market
Good food and farm crafts can be bought directly from the regions producers, noon-5pm. Veterans Field, 111 3rd. St. SE
August 17-18 Summer Fest
Summer Fest fun starts Memorial Day weekend and runs through Labor Day. Enjoy weekend events and entertainment through out the summer. Veterans Field, 111 3rd. St. SE 360.642.4421
August 17 Saturday Market at the Port
Featuring more than 70 vendors along the pedestrian-only Waterfront Way. Find regional produce, wonderful baked goods, a huge selection of local plants and many homemade arts and crafts. Port of Ilwaco, 165 Howerton Ave. [more info]
August 17 Jazz & Oysters
Enjoy world class jazz and delicious food from noon-7pm. Held at the Port of Peninsula in Nahcotta, where fresh harvested oysters are brought in daily. Port of the Peninsula, 3311 275th St. [more info]
August 19-25 Washington State International Kite Festival
A week long celebration and competition drawing famous kite fliers from around the world, and tens of thousands awed spectators. Bolstad Beach Approach [more info]
August 23 Columbia Pacific Farmers Market
Good food and farm crafts can be bought directly from the regions producers, noon-5pm. Veterans Field, 111 3rd. St. SE
August 24-25 Summer Fest
Summer Fest fun starts Memorial Day weekend and runs through Labor Day. Enjoy weekend events and entertainment through out the summer. Veterans Field, 111 3rd. St. SE 360.642.4421
August 24 Waikiki Beach Concert
This free concert series features musicians from the Pacific Northwest. Held at the park's outdoor amphitheater from 7-8:30pm. Cape Disappointment State Park, 244 Robert Gray Dr.
August 24 Saturday Market at the Port
Featuring more than 70 vendors along the pedestrian-only Waterfront Way. Find regional produce, wonderful baked goods, a huge selection of local plants and many homemade arts and crafts. Port of Ilwaco, 165 Howerton Ave. [more info]
August 30 Columbia Pacific Farmers Market
Good food and farm crafts can be bought directly from the regions producers, noon-5pm. Veterans Field, 111 3rd. St. SE
August 31 Saturday Market at the Port
Featuring more than 70 vendors along the pedestrian-only Waterfront Way. Find regional produce, wonderful baked goods, a huge selection of local plants and many homemade arts and crafts. Port of Ilwaco, 165 Howerton Ave. [more info]
August 31-September 1 Summer Fest
Summer Fest fun starts Memorial Day weekend and runs through Labor Day. Enjoy weekend events and entertainment through out the summer. Veterans Field, 111 3rd. St. SE 360.642.4421
September 6 Ilwaco Art Walk
Art, refreshments and fun, from 4-7pm. Various Locations [more info]
September 6 Columbia Pacific Farmers Market
Good food and farm crafts can be bought directly from the regions producers, noon-5pm. Veterans Field, 111 3rd. St. SE
September 6 Slow Drag at the Port of Ilwaco
This coasting "race" is something you have to see to understand. Bring your chair and watch classic cars, rat rods, unique vehicles and themed cars coast their way to the finish line. Practice runs at 3:30pm, race starts at 5pm. Port of Ilwaco, 165 Howerton Ave. [more info]
September 7 Saturday Market at the Port
Featuring more than 70 vendors along the pedestrian-only Waterfront Way. Find regional produce, wonderful baked goods, a huge selection of local plants and many homemade arts and crafts. Port of Ilwaco, 165 Howerton Ave. [more info]
September 7-8 Rod Run to the End of the World
From Model Ts to muscle cars, you will fin acres of automobiles and plenty of chrome eye-candy. Attendees will also be treated to food and craft vendors and a swap meet. Wilson Field, 25815 Peninsula Hwy 365.665.3565 [more info]
September 13 Columbia Pacific Farmers Market
Good food and farm crafts can be bought directly from the regions producers, noon-5pm. Veterans Field, 111 3rd. St. SE
September 13-15 Cache Dash Splash V
This modern-day treasure hunt is geared toward geocachers and ideal for the whole family. The fun kicks off with a morning check-in at Veteran's Field in Long Beach before participants begin the Peninsula-wide search. Various Locations [more info]
September 14 Saturday Market at the Port
Featuring more than 70 vendors along the pedestrian-only Waterfront Way. Find regional produce, wonderful baked goods, a huge selection of local plants and many homemade arts and crafts. Port of Ilwaco, 165 Howerton Ave. [more info]
September 20 Columbia Pacific Farmers Market
Good food and farm crafts can be bought directly from the regions producers, noon-5pm. Veterans Field, 111 3rd. St. SE
September 20-21 Peninsula R&B Festival
A culmination of regional, local and national blues acts, food vendors, beer and wine, at the Port of Peninsula, with Willapa Bay as the backdrop. Port of the Peninsula, 3311 275th St. [more info]
September 21 Saturday Market at the Port
Featuring more than 70 vendors along the pedestrian-only Waterfront Way. Find regional produce, wonderful baked goods, a huge selection of local plants and many homemade arts and crafts. Port of Ilwaco, 165 Howerton Ave. [more info]
September 27 Columbia Pacific Farmers Market
Good food and farm crafts can be bought directly from the regions producers, noon-5pm. Veterans Field, 111 3rd. St. SE
September 27-29 Wings Over Willapa
Celebrate the Willapa National Wildlife Refuge with a weekend of workshops, expert led outings, crafts and more. Perfect for beginning bird watchers or those with more experience. Various Locations [more info]
September 28 Saturday Market at the Port
Featuring more than 70 vendors along the pedestrian-only Waterfront Way. Find regional produce, wonderful baked goods, a huge selection of local plants and many homemade arts and crafts. Port of Ilwaco, 165 Howerton Ave. [more info]
September 28 Chinook Oktoberfest
Friends of Chinook School presents its Oktoberfest Fundraiser Dinner and Silent Auction from 5-9pm. Historic Chinook School, 810 Highway 101 [more info]
October 1-November 15 Wild Mushroom Celebration
Celebrate fabulous fall fungi on the Long Beach Peninsula with the annual Wild Mushroom Celebration's series of events. Chefs, innkeepers and foragers take pride in featuring and celebrating this natural treasure through the fall harvest season. Various Locations [more info]
October 4 Ilwaco Art Walk
Art, refreshments and fun from 4-7pm. Various Locations [more info]
October 4-6 Peninsula Arts Association Fall Art Show
The People's Choice Ribbon has the honor of being top award in the show, with visitors handed a ballot to vote for their favorite work. An art raffle, of member and public donated work, benefits the PAA High School Graduate Scholarship Fund and Art Enrichment Program. Long Beach Train Depot, 102 NW 3rd. St. [more info]
October 5 Books at Long Beach
Authors from all over the Pacific Northwest sell, autograph and talk about their published works. The event is free to the public. Authors of all genres are welcomes to participate as a vendor. This is a great way to start your holiday shopping. long Beach Elks, 110 Pacific Ave. 360.642.4421 [more info]
October 11-13 Water Music Festival
This is the 35th anniversary season with fantastic music, from jazz to classical, featuring world class artists in various venues, refreshments offered. Various Locations [more info]
October 12-13 One Sky One World Kite Fly for Peace
Born out of the Cold War, when a kite featuring American and Soviet flags on each side of a globe was presented to Russian officials by an American dignitary. The kite was received as a symbol of global peace and understanding, and the event has been celebrated across the world ever since. Participants can build, buy and fly kites. World Kite Museum, 303 Sid Snder Dr. 360.642.4020 [more info]
October 12-13 Cranberrian Fair
A showcase the Showcasing the area's cranberry harvest and rich heritage. Homemade items and delicious baked goods. Craft demonstrations include rug hookers and a blacksmith. Cranberrian Fair buttons are $5 and cover admission to all events at the Museum. Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum, 115 Lake St. SE [more info]
October 13 Great Columbia Crossing
An opportunity to walk/run across the longest continuous truss bridge in North America. This 10K offers a scenic adventure on a fairly flat road with one steep incline to the peak of the bridge. Registration is required. Shuttles start at 6:30am and the event begins at 8:45am. Astoria-Meglar Bridge 503.325.6311 [more info]
November 8-10 Columbia-Pacific Fiber Festival
This is a first time festival for all fiber crafts. Classes with lots of demonstrations and items to purchase to get the holiday season rolling. Chautauqua Lodge, 304 14th St NW 360.642.4401
December 1 Water Music Society Christmas Concert
Featuring world class musicians in a beautiful, festively decorated environment. Refreshments and a no-host bar including champagne. Inn at Harbour Village, 120 Williams Ave NE [more info]
December 7 Crab Pot Christmas Tree Lighting
The world's largest crab pot Christmas tree made with actual crab pots lights up at 5pm sharp, followed by a reading of "A Coastal Christmas" by Lynette McAdams, crabby Christmas caroling and the world's shortest firework display. Dress warm and wear your boots because this holiday tradition happens in all weather. Port of Ilwaco, 165 Howerton Ave. [more info]
December 14 Tuba Christmas
This free concert will feature the Astoria Tuba Quartet performing a variety of seasonal selections from 2-4pm. Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum, 115 Lake St. SE [more info]
December 31-January 1 2020 Fireworks at Midnight
Spectacular fireworks over the Pacific Ocean to ring in the New Year. Gather at the boardwalk 11:45pm-12:15am. Bolstad Beach Approach