2011 Ocean Shores Events

Collectors West Gun & Knife Show

Saturday, January 8 - Sunday, January 9, 2011
Collectors West Gun & Knife Show-Modern & Antique Firearms, knives, Swords, Ammo, Scopes, Indian, Western, Military and Hunting Gear! SAT- 9am-5pm & SUN-10am-3pm
120 W. Chance A La Mer Ave. Ocean Shores, WA 98569

Antique & Collectible Show     $2

Saturday, February 12 - Sunday, February 13, 2011
The 9th Annual Ocean Shores Antique & Collectible Show will take place February 13th and 14th, 2010 at the Ocean Shores Convention Center. Join us along with over 60 vendors for Valentine's Weekend ! A huge variety of antiques and collectables.
Ocean Shores, WA 98569

Beachcombers Fun Fair   $1 - 3

Friday, March 4 - Sunday, March 6, 2011
24th annual event features exhibits, seminars, information booths, and vendors on Saturday and Sunday; a kid's science fair Saturday morning plus beach walks on Sunday morning.
120 West Chance A La Mer Ave. NW Ocean Shores, WA 98569
tel: 360.289.9586 email

Razor Clam Festival & Chowder Cook-Off

Saturday, March 19 , 2011
Hurray for the (tasty) and elusive Razor Clam! Celebrating the natural bounty of "Coastal Life" The event features a pancake breakfast, artisan marketplace, children’s activities, live entertainment, dancing, cultural exhibits, and the highly anticipated Clam Chowder Cook-off. Come and cast your vote for the best professional & non-professional chowder on the North Beach!
120 W. Chance A La Mer Ave. Ocean Shores, WA 98569
tel: (360) 289.2451 website email

Photo and Fine Arts Show   Free

Friday, April 8 - Sunday, April 10, 2011
Artists and photographers from all over the United States enter this show to win prizes and display their unique photos and works of art

Grays Harbor County Expo   Free

Friday, May 27 - Sunday, May 29, 2011
We are pleased to announce the Fourth annual Expo sponsored by Windermere Real Estate and Levee Lumber. Featuring Oceans of Fine Arts - Arts & Crafts Show, Cruisin the Shores - RV Show, Chainsaw Carving, Hotrod & Classic Car Show and a Home Show! SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE! Free and Easy Parking - Memorial Day Weekend 2011 plan on joining us!
120 W. Chance A La Mer Ave. Ocean Shores, WA 98569
tel: 866.HOME.411 website email

Kite Challenge    Free

Saturday, June 4 - Sunday, June 5, 2011
Sponsored by "Team Cutting Edge Kites" - 2005 & 2006 World Champions. Free kite flying lessons, stunt competitions, fun flies, displays and more. Come to the beach and watch the sky come to life with hundreds of colorful kites!


Sand and Sawdust Festival     Free

Friday, June 24 - Sunday, June 26, 2011
Five Star Dealerships Sand and Sawdust Festival welcomes you to the beach! Master, Intermediate, & Novice Sand-Sculpting teams compete for over $5,000.00 in cash prizes. At the Convention Center master woodcarvers from all over the world compete in this amazing annual competition. There are vendors, food sales & the live auctions are held daily on carvings! Families & children are invited to enter the sand-sculpting competition or learn sand-sculpting skills at the free lesson offered Friday AM
the Ocean Shoes Convention Center 120 W. Chance A La Mer Ocean Shores, WA 98569

Strolling past the vendors at the park.    Free

Independence Day Picnic

Sunday, July 3 , 2011
The business community of Ocean Shores is sponsoring the annual Ocean Shores Independence Day Picnic on July 3 at North Bay Park. Picnic Hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free!! Come celebrate the birth of our nation. Bring a blanket and your picnic basket or take advantage of the many food vendors that will be on hand. There will be something fun for all ages at this old-fashioned community friendly event. Ocean Shores

Sun & Surf Run     Free

Thursday, July 28 - Sunday, July 31, 2011
The Sun and Surf Run will be bigger than ever this year, check out the event website at www.sunandsurfevent.com -Visit the “Woody” in the beer garden, get your beer served from this giant keg -The firemen are coming to cook for us….all proceeds go to Sun Charities! -The GoGo Promo girls on Fri and Sat. -Miss Sun and Surf Contest -2 poker runs -Bike show & Bike games -Live bands
120 W. Chance A LA Mer Ave. Ocean Shores, WA 98569

Gospel Music FEST     $10 - 10

Saturday, September 3 - Sunday, September 4, 2011
6th Annual Gospel Music Festival presented by Higher Ground Ministries. "Catch the Wind of the Spirit” and join us as everyone is welcome. Quartet, talent showcase, endless live performances, door prizes, food both, talented musicians, lots of music and good ol' fashioned FUN! Bring the entire family and sing along!
120 W. Chance A La Mer Ave. Ocean Shores, WA 98569
tel: 360.289.4044 email

A.A.O.S. Arts and Crafts Festival     Free

Friday, September 9 - Sunday, September 11, 2011
An end of summer annual event. Visit one of Western Washington's largest indoor & outdoor handmade arts and crafts fair. 1,000's of unique items are showcased by gifted artists and talented craftspeople. Admission is free
tel: 360.289.9586 website email

Paddle the Shores   $5 - 15

Saturday, September 17 - Sunday, September 18, 2011
North Bay Park, lakes & canals. 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.
tel: 360.289.5632 website email

Whale of a Quilt Show    Free

Friday, September 30 - Sunday, October 2, 2011
The Sea-Pal Quilters of Ocean Shores, "Whale of a Quilt Show" offers boutique vendors, handmade quilts, demonstrations, and quilted items. The show is judged and prizes are awarded. Free admission, donations welcome.

7th Annual Irish Music Festival

Thursday, October 20 - Sunday, October 23, 2011
The West Coast's Largest Irish Music Festival. 6 stages, 4 venues and 20 great bands. Come tip a pint and kick up your heels Thursday October 20 through Sunday the 23th. For more information and a schedule of the bands and events visit www.galwaybayevents.com
120 W. Chance A La Mer Ave.
tel: 360.289.2300 website email

Jazz at the Beach -Jazz Festival   $20 - 70

Friday, November 4 - Sunday, November 6, 2011
Jazz bands from around the United States and Canada join together to offer over 65 hours of live jazz at several venues throughout Ocean Shores
120 W. Chance A La Mer Ave. Ocean Shores, WA 98569
tel: 360.289.4094 website

Winter Fanta-Sea  Free

Friday, November 25 - Sunday, November 27, 2011
Over 70 arts and crafts booths feature thousands of unique handmade items just in time for the holidays! Bring the kids, Santa will be there to listen to all of your Christmas wishes.


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