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2023 Events

2023 Events

We are adding and updating information all the time!

If you have an event happening in Pacific County, please send your information including a flyer in jpg or png form to: opchamber@gmail.com for consideration.

February 2023

Caring For Your Family’s Treasures

February 18, 2023 – Located at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum

Windless Kite Festival

February 25, 2023 – This event has been changed to an online only celebration. For full info on how to participate, follow this LINK.

March 2023

26th Annual Quilt Show-Pacific Heritage Museum

March 17 to March 19, 2023 at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum. Follow this link to find out more.

April 2023

Peninsula Arts Association Spring Open Studio Tour

Dates coming! Follow this link for more information on PAA.

Long Beach Razor Clam Festival

April 8 & 9, 2023. Follow this link for more information.

Black Lake Fishing Derby

April 22 from 7 am to 11 am (ish). Follow this link for more information.

May 2023

Ilwaco Saturday Market

Starts May through September, 2023…dates to be announced. Follow this link for more information.

Worlds Longest Garage Sale

May 26th to May 29th Peninsula Wide

July 2023

July 1 Petty Fever at the Elks Lodge

Tom Petty Tribute at the Long Beach Elks! Baby back ribs, potato salad and corn…for all the info follow this LINK to their Facebook page!

4th of July Community Picnic

In the process of being planned…For more info call 360-665-4448

July Oysterville Schoolhouse Artisan Faire

Music in the Gardens Tour ~ Water Music Society


July 12 to 16…more info to come!

July 15, 2023. Follow this link for more information.

July Finish American Folk Festival Next Held in 2024

Hosted biennially at Naselle Grays-River Valley School. Next festival is in 2024 but Follow this link for more information.

76th Annual Long Beach Rodeo

July 29 & 30…here is what happens at the Rodeo! Rodeo Parade Friday at 6:30 pm; Cowboy Breakfast Sat & Sun 7 to 11 am; Rodeo Sat & Sun at 1 pm
Follow this link for more information.

August 2023

Willapa Harbor Festival

August 4th and 5th…Information available HERE!

August 12 – 13 Tokeland Wood Fest

For more information Wood Fest!

August Date to be announced – MyFavDachshund Books & Beach

Colleen’s Coffee House/Tapestry Rose Yarn Shop
on the Ocean Park beach approach ❤ Info link

August Jazz & Oysters – Date to be announced!

Follow this link for more information.

WA State International Kite Festival

August 21 to August 27! Follow this link for more information as it becomes available.

August Peninsula Arts Association Summer Open Studio Tour

Peninsula wide event! Dates coming! For more information follow this link.

6th Annual Peninsula R & B Festival

August 25 & 26 at the Port of Peninsula. Follow this LINK for more information!

August Pacific County Fire District Safety Fair

Dates and information coming! For more information follow this link.

September 2023

September 9 Ilwaco Slow Drag

For more information follow this LINK

September 2 & 3 Ilwaco Music Club Rummage Sale

September 2 & 3 Peninsula Senior Activity Center Junk in the Trunk

Please join us at PSAC (21603 O Lane, Ocean Park) for our Labor Day Garage Sale and Junk in the Trunk Sale, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 2nd and 3rd from 9am to 2pm. We’ll have lunch available for purchase – taco salad or hot dogs, available from 11am to 1pm.

September 4 South Pacific County Humane Society

Follow this LINK for information on SPCHS!

Beach Barons Car Club Rod Run to the End of the World

September 8 & 9! Everyone’s favorite!!! For more information follow this link!

41st Northwest Garlic Festival

Follow this link ~ 41st NW Garlic Festival for ALL the info!

September 18th-24th Wings Over Willapa Online Auction

The Friends of Willapa National Wildlife Refuge are again holding an exciting online auction as part of their Wings Over Willapa Festival. This event will raise funds to enhance awareness and appreciation of the Willapa National Wildlife Refuge. Beginning Saturday, September 18 at midnight and ending Saturday the 24 at 10:00 AM, the auction has over 100 contributions from our wonderful local artists and businesses.

Lucky bidders can purchase a range of unique and valuable items including an exquisite nature-themed quilt, beautiful paintings, fine art photographs, local artisan-crafted pottery, intricate wood carvings, fun gift baskets, a popular airplane ride, certificates for lodging, dining, trips, and so much more. Visit https://fundraiser.bid/wingsoverwillapa2022auction/ this coming Saturday for the opportunity to purchase something wonderful while supporting your local wildlife.

September 23 – 25 Wings Over Willapa

Fun and educational! For more information follow this link!

October 2023

October 1 Empty Bowls Fundraiser

October 8-9 Cranberry Festival

For more info visit: https://www.facebook.com/cranguyma or visit: https://www.facebook.com/LBPieLady

October 8, Oktoberfest Chinook Style

Buy tickets at https://friendsofchinookschool.org/

October 7 – 9 Peninsula Arts Association Fall Art Show

Art Show! Follow this link for information.

October 8th Surfside HOA Community Relations Chili Cook Off, Bazaar, and Bake Sale

Water Music Festival Concerts October 14 to 16

Various venues around the peninsula. Follow this link for more information.

Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum’s Annual Benefit Art Auction October 21st to November 12th

Follow this link for more information.

October 28 & 29 Peninsula Senior Activity Center Christmas Bazaar

Our annual Christmas Bazaar will take place on Friday and Saturday, October 28th and 29th. Now accepting reservations for table space. $25/space for both days. Only 1 table per vendor. Lunch will be served. Please call 360-665-3999 Monday-Friday, 9am to 4pm to reserve your table or for more information about the bazaar!

October 29 & 30 Nightmare Before Christmas Shopping Extravaganza

Follow this link for more information

SPCHS Spooky Open House October 30th

For more information on SPCHS visit their website!

October 31 – Halloween Festivities


Ocean Park loves to celebrate this fun holiday…prepare to have the BOO scared out of you (in a fun way). Free hot dogs too! PCFD#1 Firefighters Association, Ocean Park Area Chamber, Village Club, Lions Club, Beach Barons & more bring this event to the community.


November 2023

November 4 – 5 Peninsula Church Center Holiday Gift Bazaar

November 11 Veterans Appreciation Lunch

November 11 & 12 Christmas Bazaar St. Mary Catholic Church

November 12 Appelo Archives Harvest Auction Champagne Dinner

Dinner, Auction and Raffles…fundraiser for the museum! More info HERE!

November 18 & 19 Eagles Christmas Bazaar

Located at the flashing light in downtown Ocean Park ~ corner of Vernon and Bay.

November 19 Chinook Nation Art Auction & Oyster Fry

Join us for our annual Art Auction and Oyster Fry! Holiday gift giving options of art and jewelry from Indigenous artists while you dine on a dinner of fried oysters! Tickets are $20 at the door. Proceeds support the Chinook Indian Nation.

November 21 to 27 SPCHS Beach Pets Treasure Hunt Fundraiser

Help support the important work of this agency through this auction! For more information, visit auctria.events/hunt.

November 22 Ilwaco High School Winter Band Concert

November 25 – 27 Peninsula Arts Association Fall Artisan Open Studio Tour

Peninsula wide event. For more information…

November 25 – 27 Holidays at the Beach

For more information visit Long Beach Merchant & Visitor Center

November 26 Fraternal Order of the Eagles Thanksgiving Dinner

Donations accepted ~ for more info call 360-665-5106

November 26 Shoeboxes of Joy Tree Auction & Bazaar

For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/shoeboxesofjoy

November 29 Ilwaco High School and Hilltop Middle School Winter Choir Concert

December 2023

Ocean Park Area Community Tree Lighting

December 1st! Plans are being made!

December 2 Crab Pot Christmas Tree lighting ~ Ilwaco

More info at Discover Ilwaco!

December 3 Lighted Christmas Parade Downtown Raymond

For more info visit info@willapaharbor.org

December 4 NW Carriage Museum Victorian Christmas

More info at nwcarriagemuseum.org!

December 4 Water Music Society Christmas Concert

Music and the holidays…a perfect pairing. For more information visit this link.

December 10th Ilwaco High School Annual Performing Arts Holiday Follies

December 10th Tuba Christmas at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum

December 11 Eagles Kids Christmas Party

December 16th-18th Ilwaco High School Drama Club

December 31 New Years Eve

From all of us at Ocean Park Area Chamber of Commerce…our best wishes to you for a happy, healthy and wonder filled New Year!