April Swenson, Managing Broker at
Coldwell Banker Ocean Shores Brokers

Cell / Text: 360-589-2777       aswenson25@juno.com
          Fax: 360-289-3941                                 www.OceanShoresInfo.com
Ocean Shores, WA Real Estate

Ocean Shores Events for 2015

**NOTE: All events listed are subject to change. Please contact the corresponding numbers and/or websites.**

A Pirates Life For Us

January 16-18

Swashbucklers, buccaneers and scallawags invade our fair City to indulge in entertainment and general merriment. All folks with pirate spirits are welcome to come and play.

Antique & Collectibles Show

February 14-15

12th Annual Show. 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. For more information, visit www.oceanshoresact.com, or call 360-456-2730.

Capitol Volkssport Club Biennial Walking Fest

February 14-16

Six (6) walking trails and One (1) bicycle route through Ocean Shores, along the beach, through state parks, and up the North Beach. Headquartered at the Lion's Club building in downtown Ocean Shores. More info at www.capitolvolkssportclub.org

Beachcombers' Fun Fair

March 7-8

28th Annual event features exhibits, seminars, information booths and vendors. Children's activities held on Saturday morning. Plus beach walks and the Dash for Trash or Treasure on Sunday morning. Fun for the whole family. Call 360-289-2451 for more info.

Razor Clam Festival & Seafood Extravaganza

March 20-22

9th Annual. Top chefs from the area restaurants bring their best clam chowder and entrees for a chance at "The Best on the North Beach." Vendor and food booths, music and more. A great family event! For more information, visit www.oceanshores.org/clams/.

Photo, Fine Arts & Electronic Media Show

April 18-19

46th Annual. Artists and photographers from all over the United States enter this show to win prizes and show their unique photos and works of art. Arts using electronics will be showcased as well. For more information, visit www.associatedarts.org.

Spring Fling Arts & Crafts Show

April 24-26

3rd Annual. This show will feature all sorts of arts and crafts. For more information, please call 360-289-9586.

High Rollin' Hot Rods at the Beach

April 24-25

Guest Host: Lance Lambert of the Vintage Vehicle Show. Annual event held at the Quinault Beach Resort & Casino. For more information, please visit www.quinaultbeachresort.com/high-rollin-hot-rods-car-show/.

Shoppin' at the Shore

May 9-10

A Mother's Day Event at the Ocean Shores Convention Center. Tons of vendors, crafters, gift ideas, kids store, music, prizes, chance drawings, coloring contest and fun for all ages. For more information, please call 425-343-3233.

Clam Digger Rod Run

May 16

7th Annual Huge car display -- rain or shine. Dash plaques to the first 100 cars registered. Breakfast at 8am-10:30am; Lunch at 11:30am-1pm; Awards at 2pm; 50/50 Drawing. Staging is done at 8am. Held at the Ocean Shores North Beach Elks Lodge 2581 on Ocean Lake Way. For more information, please visit www.clamdiggerrodrun.org.

Grays Harbor County Expo

May 22-24

Kick off the Summer at the 7th Annual GHC Expo, featuring the Grays Harbor Home Show, the Oceans of Fine Arts Expo, Roadside Chain Saw Carving, Hot Rod and Classic Car Expo, RV show, and more. See you Memorial Day Weekend! For more information, visit www.graysharborexpo.com.

Wearable Art Show

June 6

Artists of all media types create functional and not-so functional pieces of spectacular fashion in this year's show, "Force of Nature," that comes to life in one magical evening of music, dance and wearable art. Runs 12PM to 8PM. Held at the Convention Center. Call 360-289-2451 or visit www.wearableart.com/.

Ocean Shores Festival of Colors (Kite Flying)

June 6-7

What a great family event for novice to professional kite flyers! Come fly a kite or enjoy the antics of colorful kites filling the skies. Call 360-289-4103 or visit www.oceanshoreskites.com.

Flag Day Parade

June 13

Honor our Nation's flag with an old-fashioned parade. Over 60 entrants parade through the streets of downtown Ocean Shores. Held on a Saturday at 11am in downtown Ocean Shores. For more information, visit www.oceanshoresact.com, or call 360-456-2730.

Five Star Dealerships Sand & Sawdust Festival

June 26-28

Master woodcarvers from all over the world come to compete in this annual competition. Auctions held daily. Visit the Beach where artists compete for the best sand sculpture on Saturday. Free sand-sculpting lessons given on Friday and Sunday. For more information, visit www.oceanshores.org/sand-sawdust/.

Fireworks on the Beach

July 4

Enjoy fireworks on the beach by letting off your own fireworks. Please follow the posted rules and be safe!

Ocean Shores Beach Blast

July 11

A family-friendly event with non-stop music and s'mores...and more s'mores...and fun...and more fun. For more information, visit www.oceanshoresbeachblast.com.

Ocean Shores Triathlon & Footfest

July 12

4th Annual Event held from 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. The triathlon events include: Swimming in Duck Lake. Biking on the city streets of Ocean Shores peninsula. Running on ocean beach and city streets. Activities feature Half Iron relay, Half Iron triathlon, a Olympic relay triathalon, a Olympic and sprint triathlon, a half iron and Olympic distance Duathlon (Bike/Run) a 13.1-mile half marathon, a 10K and a 5K race, and a triathlon for kids. All events start and finish at North Bay Park. For more information, visit www.trifreaks.com/ocean-shores-big-weekend-tri-foot-fest/.

Sun & Surf Run

July 23-26

Listen to the roar as Ocean Shores welcomes over 2,000 motorcycles for the weekend. 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. For more information, visit www.sunandsurfevent.com.

Faith Fest

July 31-Aug 2

A great time of fellowship with the Keepers of the Faith Quartet and friends: Master's Voice, Evergreen 3, Day 3 Gospel Trio and Canada's Double Portion to name some of the headliners. $20-$150 admission fee. Contact 253-682-7718 for more information.

12th Man Fest

Aug 14-Aug 16

12th man FAN FEST celebrating the up-coming SEAHAWK season with a huge fan party open to all. Music, food, vendors, games and celebrities. Check out our Facebook page at 12's Fan Fest and Beach Party. Contact 360-289-5618 for more information.

Body & Soul Festival

August 8-9

The Festival provides an opportunity for individuals to explore their options in creating healthier and more conscious lifestyles. Held at the Ocean Shores Lions Club. Hours: 10-6 Saturday and 10-5 Sunday. Admission is $3/day or $5 for the weekend. Classes throughout the day. For more information, visit www.oceanshoresfestival.com.


August 15

Dogs and their parents are invited to this festival celebrating the talents and uniqueness of our special loved ones. Games and sporting events and an auction all Fido friendly. 10am-4pm. For more information, visit www.oceanshoreswoofathon.com.

AAOS Arts & Crafts Festival

September 11-13

47th Annual event includes 1,000's of unique items are showcased by gifted artists and talented craftspeople in indoor and outdoor booths. For more information, visit www.associatedarts.org.

Whale of a Quilt Show

September 18-20

Sea-Gals Quilters show offers vendors, handmade quilts, demonstrations and quilted items. The show is judged and prizes awarded. Free admission. Held at the Ocean Shores Convention Center. For more information, visit www.seapalsquilters.org or call 253-381-0034.

Irish Music Festival

October 21-25

12th Annual. The largest Irish music festival on the West Coast. 6 stages, 4 venues and 20 great bands. For more information, visit www.galwaybayevents.com, or call 360-289-2300.

Winter Fanta-Sea Craft Show

November 27-29

Kick off your holiday shopping. The Convention Center is filled with over 70 arts and crafts booths featuring handmade arts and crafts just in time for Christmas. Admission is free. Call 360-289-9586 for more information.

For more information, please call 360-289-9586 or 360-289-4411,
or visit www.tourismoceanshores.com

**NOTE: All events listed are subject to change. Please contact the corresponding numbers and/or websites.**

April Swenson, Managing Broker & CRS
Coldwell Banker Ocean Shores Brokers ~ Ocean Shores, WA

Cell / Text:   360-589-2777
Fax: 360-289-3941
aswenson25@juno.com              www.OceanShoresInfo.com