Slow Drag at the Port
Fans line Howerton Way at the Port of Ilwaco to watch this classic car competition where slow and steady wins the race. Vehicles accelerate about 15 feet before coasting the final 200 yards to the finish line — and the car that stops closest to the line is the victor.
One of the nation’s last surviving classic logging shows, where pros share their skills and compete for the title of All Around Logger. Daylong celebration includes the logging show and competition at Hoquiam’s historic Olympic Stadium, along with a downtown parade and fireworks.
Rod Run to the End of the World
From Model T’s to muscle cars, acres of automobiles and plenty of chrome eye-candy will be in Ocean Park. Attendees will also be treated to food and craft vendors and a swap meet.
Peninsula R&B Festival
Regional, local and national blues acts, food vendors, beer and wine in Ocean Park.
Brady’s Oyster Feed
Oysters any way you like ’em at Brady’s Oysters near Westport, just west of the Elk River Bridge on State Route 105.
30 Miles of Junque
22nd annual beachwide garage sale from Markham to Tokeland.
Whale of a Quilt Show
At the Ocean Shores Convention Center.
Hawaiian Chieftain at Westport Marina
The Hawaiian Chieftain is scheduled to visit Sept 20-23. To see the schedules, make reservations or get more information, call 800-200-5239.
Discover Lake Sylvia Fall Festival
Fun for all ages as visitors enjoy Lake Sylvia State Park through mountain bike and off-road running races, live music and even shopping for art around the park.
Reach the Beach
This one-day cycling event gives you four different start locations — Lacey, Olympia, Elma or Cosmopolis — and ends in Westport.
Salmon & Brew Fest
This fourth annual event at Fleet Park in Montesano includes a beer festival, salmon cookoff and cornhole tournament.
Peninsula Arts Association Fall Show
Now entering its 49th year at the Old Train Depot in Long Beach.
Big Foot Brew Fest
Craft brewers, Big Foot, food and live music at Seabrook.
Tokeland Harvest Festival
All day at the historic Tokeland Hotel in Pacific County.
Water Music Festival
The 35th annual event is a three-concert series featuring jazz and classical musicians performing in intimate venues up and down the Long Beach Peninsula.
Cranberry Harvest Festival
Celebrated with crafts, food, drink and decorations at Grayland Community Hall. Includes bog tours, a cookoff, local cranberry products, music and a Saturday nighttime Firefly Parade in Grayland.
The Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum in Ilwaco hosts this celebration of the bog berry all weekend.
Celtic Music Festival
This annual musical gathering is centered at Galway Bay Irish Pub and the Ocean Shores Convention Center.
Toast the Harbor Wine and Food Festival
The Aberdeen Lions host this delicious, daylong event at the Quinault Beach Resort in Ocean Shores.
6×6 Art Show and Auction
Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum in Ilwaco hosts this event, featuring a display of more than 60 original art objects, as well as silent and live auctions.
Water Music Society Christmas Concert
Annual event held at the Inn at Harbor Village in Ilwaco.
Santa By The Sea
Santa arrives at Float 6 at the Westport Marina at 10:30 a.m. and then holds court at the Maritime Museum.
Downtown Raymond Lighted Christmas Parade
Watch lighted Christmas floats march through downtown Raymond.