2013 Ocean Shores Event Calendar

  • OCEAN SHORES ANTIQUE & COLLECTIBLE SHOW - February 9-10, 2013 11th annual show. Spend a Valentine’s Weekend at the beach. Over 80 vendors will offer a wide variety of antiques including dolls, glass, furniture, American Art pottery, and much, much more. Elevators, crystal and glass repair, and door prizes. Admission is $3.00. Information: 360-289-3887 or contact ACT

 

  • Beachcombers Fun Fair - March 2-3, 2013 26th annual event features exhibits, seminars, information booths, and vendors on Saturday and Sunday. Children’s activities Saturday morning, plus beach walks and Dash for Trash or Treasure on Sunday morning to round out the weekend. Information: 360-289-9586

 

  • The 7th Annual Clam Festival and Seafood Extravaganza - March 23-24, 2013 Top chefs from area restaurants bring their best clam chowder and entrees for a chance at “The Best of the North Beach”. Enjoy vendors and food booths, music and much more. Call 360-289-2451.

 

  • Fine Arts, Photo & Electronic Media Shows - April 19-21, 2013 Artists and photographers from all over the United States enter this show to win prizes and display their unique photos and beautiful works of art. Enjoy watching artists in action. Convention Center. Visit www.associatedarts.org

 

  • Grays Harbor County Expo - May 24-26, 2013 Kick off the summer at the 6th annual Grays Harbor County Expo, featuring the Grays Harbor Home Show, the Oceans of Fine Art Expo, Roadside Chain Saw Carving, Hot Rod and Classic Car Expo and more. See you Memorial Day Weekends!. Convention Center. Visit  www.graysharbor expo.com

 

  • Wearable Art Show - June 1, 2013 The 2nd Annual Wearable Art Show will be held at the Convention Center in the evening of June 1st and the theme this year is Twilight Zone. For additional information and designer applications, visit www.beachfairyevents.com

 

  • Festival of Colors - June 1-2, 2013 What a great family event for novice to professionals! Come fly a kite or enjoy the antics of colorful kites filling the skies. On the beach. Call 360-289-4103 or visit www.oceanshoreskites.com

 

  • FLAG DAY PARADE - June 8, 2013 We honor our Nations Flag with an Old Fashioned Parade. Over 60 entrants, floats, marchers, bands, vehicles, performers and dignitaries parade through downtown streets; fun for young and old. For information: contact ACT

 

  • THE FIVE STAR DEALERSHIPS SAND & SAWDUST FESTIVAL - June 21-23, 2013 Master woodcarvers from all over the world come to compete. in this 3-day competition. Auctions held daily. Free sand-sculpting lessons are given on Friday and Sunday. On Saturday, visit the beach where professional and amateur sand sculptors compete for prizes. Families & kids welcome to enter the competition. Free admission, fun for all. Information: 360-289-3887 or contact ACT

 

  • Ocean Shores Big Weekend Tri & Foot Fest - July 13-14, 2013 All “Trifreaks” welcome to participate in this annual event! Activities feature Sprint, Olympic, Half Iron Distances, Olympic & Half Iron Duathlon 5K, 10K, Half Marathon & Kids Tri. For more information visit www.trifreaks.com

 

  • The Sun and Surf Event - July 26-28, 2013 Over 2,000 motorcycles converge on the Convention Center. Enjoy a bonfire, fireworks, motorcycle parades, stunt riders and vendors. Visit www.sunandsurfevent.com

 

  • Paddle to Quinault 2013 - August 1-6, 2013 The Quinault Indian Nation and the Quinault Canoe Society will proudly host the Paddle to Quinault 2013. Visit www.paddletoquinault.org/

 

  • Body and Soul Festival - August 17-18, 2013 The Festival provides an opportunity for individuals to explore their options in creating healthier and more conscious lifestyles. Ocean Shores Lions Club. Hours: 10-6 Saturday and 10-5 Sunday, admission is $3/day or $5 weekend. Classes all day are included in admission. Visit www.oceanshoresfestival.com

 

  • Fun Fly in Ocean Shores - August 17-18, 2013 Come fly a kite! It’s fun for everyone from novice to professional. Viewers can watch colorful kites soaring in the skies. Call 360-289-4103 or visit www.oceanshoreskites.com

 

  • OCEAN SHORES “OLD FASHION LABOR DAY PICNIC AND PADDLE A THON - August 31, 2013 Celebrate with this community-sponsored picnic and water activities on Saturday, the 31st. Information contact ACT

 

  • AAOS Arts and Crafts Festival - September 6-8, 2013 45th annual event includes 120 booths indoors and outdoors featuring thousands of unique handcrafted items by gifted artists and talented crafts people. Admission is free. Visit www.associatedarts.org

 

  • Whale of a Quilt Show - September 27-29, 2013 The Sea-Pals Quilters show features an exhibit of handmade quilts, vendors, a boutique, tips and demonstrations and food in the foyer. Attendees vote and prizes are awaded. Free admission. Convention Center. Call 360-289-3136 for information. Visit www.seapalsquilters.org
  • 9th Annual Celtic Music Festival - October 25-27, 2013
    Over 20 bands converge on the Convention Center and 3 other venues for the largest Irish music festival on the West Coast. Visit http://galwaybayirishpub.com

 

  • Winter Fanta-Sea Craft Show - November 29-December 1, 2013 Over 70 arts and crafts booths feature thousands of unique handcrafted items just in time for the holidays! There is something for everyone. Even Santa plans to visit. Admission is free. Call 360-289-9586 for information. Convention Center.

    2014 Ocean Shores Event Calendar

  • Ocean Shores Antique & Collectible Show - February 8-9, 201412th annual show. Spend a Valentine’s Weekend at the beach. Over 80 vendors will offer a wide variety of antiques including dolls, glass, furniture, American Art pottery, and much, much more. Evaluators, crystal and glass repair, and door prizes. Admission is $3.00. Information: 360-289-3887 or contact ACT

 

  • Beachcombers Fun Fair - March 1-2, 201427th annual event features exhibits, seminars, information booths, and vendors on Saturday and Sunday. Children’s activities Saturday morning, plus beach walks and Dash for Trash or Treasure on Sunday morning to round out the weekend. Information: 360-289-9586

 

  • The 8th Annual Clam Festival and Seafood Extravaganza - March 22-23, 2014Top chefs from area restaurants bring their best clam chowder and entrees for a chance at “The Best of the North Beach”. Enjoy vendors and food booths, music and much more. Call 360-289-2451.

 

  • Fine Arts, Photo, & Electronic Media Shows - April 18-19, 2014 Artists and photographers from all over the United States enter this show to win prizes and display their unique photos and works of art. Visit www.associatedarts.org

 

  • Ocean Shores Wearalbe Art Show ~ Force of Nature Saturday, June 7, 2014 Artists of all media types create functional and not-so-functional pieces of spectacular fashion in this year’s show, “Force of Nature” that come to life in one magical evening of music, dance, and Wearable Art. Visit: www.oswearableart.com

 

  • Flag Day Parade - June 14, 2014Honor our nation’s flag with an old fashioned parade. Over 50 entrants parade through the streets of downtown Ocean Shores.

 

  • The Five Star Dealerships Sand & Sawdust Festival - June 27-29, 2014Master woodcarvers from all over the world come to compete. in this 3-day competition. Auctions held daily. Free sand-sculpting lessons are given on Friday and Sunday. On Saturday, visit the beach where professional and amateur sand sculptors compete for prizes. Families & kids welcome to enter the competition. Free admission, fun for all. Information: 360-289-3887 or contact ACT

 

  • Ocean Shores Big Weekend Tri & Foot Fest - July 12-13, 2014 All “Trifreaks” welcome to participate in this annual event! Activities feature Sprint, Olympic, Half Iron Distances, Olympic & Half Iron Duathlon 5K, 10K, Half Marathon & Kids Tri. For more information visit www.trifreaks.com