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Oyhut Bay's Ol Fashioned Family Fourth

By Daniela Weirner
Published: 06/01/17 Topics: Holidays, Ocean Shores WA, Oyhut Bay Resort Comments: -

Join Oyhut Bay Seaside Village for an afternoon of celebration with our "Ol’ Fashion Family Fourth" on Tuesday July 4th from noon to 5 pm.

Ol’ fashioned yard games for the whole family including, croquet, horseshoes, yard Yahtzee, and cornhole. Challenge each other to a round of yard checkers or Jenga and watch the kids smile. Spend a few minutes on the playground or at the family sand sculpture creation area.

Nothing says summer better than a watermelon eating contest. We have 3 different age groups - under 10, tweens and teens, and adults - competing for the 1st annual Oyhut Bay Watermelon Eating Championship! Contest begins at 2:00 pm. Sign up outside the Sales Office entry.

What better way to remember the good ol’ days than with a classic car show. Ed Duncan with High Grade Asphalt has a beautiful Classic Car Museum in Ocean Shores and will be bringing selections from his collection to the Oyhut Bay Village Square.

Oyhut Bay is a walkable pet friendly Village. We are featuring a red, white, and blue pet parade and patriotic costume contest at 1 pm. Check in at 12:30 outside the Sales Office entry. Enter your pet for free in the fun! North beach PAWS members will be on hand to share information about their service.

Enjoy music and entertainment in our newly added, grassy landscaped Amphitheatre. Mr. Blackwatch will be performing music and entertaining the afternoon of the 4th from noon to 5 pm. Bring a blanket or chair and stay awhile.

Shop the local vendors in our Village Square. Fun booths including a home and yard décor booth from Sauer Patch Primitives, a youth entrepreneur duo "Little Business Men" featuring handmade soaps and jewelry and beach themed jewelry and art from Ocean Shores Seashells.

Make memories in our 4th of July photo booth corner, if you can stop laughing long enough from the fun props. Get #social and share the fun on our Oyhut Bay Facebook page.

Rent a bicycle from Buck’s Bikes. Bicycles for kids and adults available. Looking to explore the fresh waterways? Kayaks and lifejackets are available as well for rental.

Free Hot Dogs, lemonade and watermelon will be served on the patio from 1-4 pm, Ol’ fashioned picnic style. Enjoy the festive patriotic décor as you visit with family and friends. Dine on the balcony of the Oyhut Bay Martini and Wine Bar overlooking the Village Square activities.

The event is open to the public as well as our homeowners and guests. Stroll the patio, sit by the fountain, or cozy up to the outdoor fireplace and spend the afternoon relaxing at the Ol’ Fashioned Family Fourth at Oyhut Bay Seaside Village.

It’s not too late to book your beach home rental and stay on site! Check OyhutBay.com

for availability.


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Author: Daniela Weirner, Oyhut Bay Resort
Blog #: 0531 – 06/01/17

Yummy New Bistro In Ocean Shores

By Al Doyle
Published: 04/14/17 Topics: Ocean Shores WA, Restaurants Comments: -

Chef Doug Graybeal has created the bright new Bistro at Oyhut Bay along with the Loft martini bar April 14, 2017. It brings a new level of dining to The Natural Side of Ocean Shores, WA. Read more

Seaway Dance Hall at Copalis Beach Rocked Out

By Wm. May
Published: 03/01/17 Topics: Comments: -

Just West of the Green Lantern Tavern in Copalis Beach Washington State is a World War Two Quonset hut where Rock and Roll reigned supreme in the 1960's. Read more

24 Miles of Canals at Ocean Shores

By William May
Published: 01/22/16 Topics: Ocean Shores WA Comments: -

I know you’ve heard places referred to as the Venice of the north or the Venice of where ever but in the case of Ocean Shores, With 24 miles of canals in a town with a population of less than 6,000, there might be more miles of canals than roads downtown. Read more

El Nino Looms; Don't Fret Too Much

By Taylor May
Published: 01/12/16 Topics: Comments: -

A magazine For skiers, snowboarders and everything snow started in 1964 now an online source of with news, comments, articles, photos and videos. If you slide, visit our Website and join the email list to get instant mountain info year round. Read more

Chim Chimney! What to Know on Chimney Sweeping

By William May
Published: 01/01/16 Topics: Vacation Rentals Comments: -

It’s that time of year to curl up around a warm fire - New Years has just happened, the weathers getting a little chilly, maybe there’s a light dusting of snow on the lawn. You open the flue, light your kindling, and wait for the romantic crackling to start. But then you start wondering: when was the last time you got the chimney swept?! Read more

Clammers Rejoice! Christmas Present from Dept. of Fish and Wildlife

By William May
Published: 12/16/15 Topics: Fishing Comments: -

Pardon the triteness, but, a Christmas miracle is in the works! The Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife may allow Razor Clamming on Copalis beach during the Christmas holiday. Read more

Special Insurance for My Condo or Vacation Home?

By April Klazema
Published: 07/01/15 Topics: Insurance, Property Management, Vacation Rentals Comments: -

If the purpose of the vacation home is for personal use only, then a homeowner's insurance policy will be sufficient to cover the property. But if you rent your home to guests on a nightly, or week basis that insurance is insufficient. Read more

State Gives Razor Clams the Boot

By William May
Published: 05/18/15 Topics: Fishing, Government, Ocean Shores WA Comments: -

Today state shellfish managers announced, "Digging will remain closed on ocean beaches for the remainder of the razor clam season because of elevated toxin levels." Read more

Velella Velella Attack Ocean Shores

By William May
Published: 04/15/15 Topics: Ocean Shores WA Comments: -

Warmer ocean temperatures are causing a strange invader to migrate closer to the land and in the millions. When the wind blows in a certain direction, the jellyfish are blown off course and up onto the beach Read more

Welcome to the New OceanShores.com

By William May
Published: 04/01/15 Topics: Ocean Shores WA, Vacation, Vacation Rentals Comments: -

Since 1996, OceanShores.com has been the center of everything about the city of Ocean Shores and the North Beaches of Washington State. Now it is getting bigger better, and faster. Read more

Talk Talk Talk Talk Talk

By William May
Published: 01/23/15 Topics: Communications, Football, Sports Comments: 1

Why does Seahawks Football Team Quarterback Russell Wilson talk so much. Even have a well called play he can not shut up. Neither should you if you want to achieve the kind of success he has. Read more

Christmas Trees Endanger the World

By William May
Published: 12/31/14 Topics: Government, Holidays Comments: 1

The latest target of political extremists is the lowly Christmas Tree. They have pronounced that live- fresh versions are terribly dangerous when located in public places, like hotels, condo buildings, restaurants and even correction facilities (Double speak for jails) Read more

Razor Clams Season Announced Early.

By Emmalee David
Published: 10/17/14 Topics: Fishing, Ocean Shores WA, Westport WA Comments: -

Fall weather got you down? The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has released tentative Razor Clam Digs. Consider this fall experience into your upcoming plans, the result will be delicious. Read more

Fast efficient mobile websites for Vacation rentals

By William May
Published: 05/23/14 Topics: Comments: -

It may not sound earth-shaking but Redstone Systems, creator of the HelpBook.me software has just added their evolutionary new mobile websites to our system. Check it on your mobile phone now. Read more

Glorious Days on Washington State Beaches

By William May
Published: 05/15/12 Topics: Comments: -

It is time to plan your summer at the beach? Vacation Rental managers are not yet sold out but will be soon. To get your choice place get off the couch and make that call today. Read more

Bill Gates' Favorite Burger Joint

By William May
Published: 12/01/10 Topics: Comments: -

Over the decades there have been numerous stories here in the Northwest U.S. about how the favorite restaurant of Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft, was an old fashioned burger stand not far from Microsoft's campus. You might like it too. Read more

Everything Robert Fulgham Learned in Kindergarten

By William May
Published: 11/01/09 Topics: Comments: -

I stumbled onto an Internet posting the other day that told me it has been twenty years since Robert Fulgham wrote "Everything I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten". Read more

Ocean Shores and Westport are Beaches Like No Other

By William May
Published: 08/01/09 Topics: Comments: -

A truth in advertising disclaimer is required first. Although I haven't lived in the area in almost 40 years, I must admit that I did grew up in several towns on the Washington Coast. Up until 4th grade the town of Raymond was where my parents lived and, you know how that goes, so did me. After th Read more

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