Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events2020-08-31T10:53:31-07:00

In Ilwaco, and our neighboring communities, there is a steady stream of fun, interesting, informative and sometimes challenging events. From Tall Ships to Cranberry Days and Tuna Classic to the Slow Drag, plan your next vacation around our Columbia Pacific Regional events! Visitors are always welcomed.
All dates are subject to change.
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January 1 Happy New Year!
February 14 Valentine’s Day
March 2 Summer Online Moorage Reservations only at:
March 15 – 17 Peninsula Quilt Guild Show–Cancelled Covid 19
April 19 – 20 Long Beach Razor Clam Festival–  Cancelled Covid 19
April 25 Black Lake Fishing Derby  For kids ages 2-14. Free pancake breakfast. Fishing starts at 7am to 11 am. Some fishing poles available (first come, first served). Prizes awarded by age group & aggregate weight (subject to change in time).–Cancelled Covid 19
May 2 Children’s Loyalty Day Parade, Ilwaco    Blessing of the Fleet, Ilwaco–Cancelled Covid 19
May 16 Cape D Triathlon, Ilwaco–Cancelled Covid 19

May 2 September 28

Saturday Market at the Port  A weekly Saturday Market with vendors selling arts, crafts, housewares, plants, foods, hand-sewn items, beauty makeovers, weekly entertainment & more! 10 am – 4 pm
May  – September Halibut Opens  Contact your favorite charter office for dates and availability.
May 24 – 27 World’s Longest Garage Sale, Long Beach Peninsula–Cancelled Covid 19
June – October     Ilwaco Art Walk First Fridays – June through October

Ilwaco Art Walk

June 8 Waikiki Beach Concert Series
June 15-16 NW Garlic Festival, Ocean Park
June 22 Waikiki Beach Concert Series
July – September Tuna Fishing Season  Contact your favorite charter office.
July 4 Old Fasioned 4th of July Parade, Ocean Park–Cancelled Covid 19

Fireworks on the Beach, Long Beach–Cancelled Covid 19

 July 3 Independence Day Fireworks at the Port  Join us at the Port of Ilwaco for a spectacular fireworks show.

FEEL THE THUNDER! FIRE CRACKER 5K – Walk & Run— Cancelled Covid 19

July 13 Waikiki Beach Concert Series
July 13 – 14 Clamshell Railroad Days, Ilwaco
July 23 – 27 Sandsations, Long Beach
July 26-27 Deep Canyon Challenge Fishing Tournament, Ilwaco
July 27 Waikiki Beach Concert Series
August 10 Waikiki Beach Concert Series
August 17-18 Bellydance Festival, Ilwaco
August 20-26 Washington State International Kite Festival , Long Beach
August 24 Waikiki Beach concert
September 2 Chinook Arts Festival, Chinook
September 6
Slow Drag at the Port   – Cancelled due to Covid 19
September 7- 8 Rod Run to the End of the World, Ocean Park
October 11 – 13 Water Music Festival, Peninsula-wide
October 12 – 13 Cranberrian Fair, Ilwaco
November 29 – November 30 Peninsula Arts Assoc. Studio Tour, Peninsula-wide
November 29 – December 1 Holidays at the Beach, Long Beach
December 7 Crab Pot Christmas Tree Celebrations, Ilwaco
December 8 Water Music Society Christmas Concert, Ilwaco
 December 14 Tuba Christmas, Ilwaco
December 31 Fireworks at Midnight over the Ocean, Long Beach