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 2014

Antique & Collectibles Show

February 8-9

12th Annual Show offers seminars, expert evaluations, and over 80 booths of collectibles and antiques. Call 360-289-3887 for more info.

Beachcombers' Fun Fair

March 1-2

27th 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 21-23

8th Annual. This event is being expanded to 3 days and has a new name. 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!

Dugan's Run

March 22-23

Join fellow runners in a variety of racing activities. Individual or team participants. Call 360-289-2330 for more info.

Photo, Fine Arts & Electronic Media Show

April 4-6

45th 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 25-27

2nd Annual. This show will feature all sorts of arts and crafts. For more information, please call 360-289-2451.

Home Business Vendor Fair

May 10-11

Home business entrepreneurs collectively networking to market and sell their wares in a festival atmosphere. For more information, please call 425-343-3233.

Grays Harbor County Expo

May 23-25

Kick off the Summer at the 6th 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 7

Over 75 vintages & several micro-brews to taste, amazing local culinary delights, unique craft vendors& exceptional entertainment throughout the day! Supporting North Beach PAWS and the Harbor Arts Foundation! Runs 12PM to 8PM. Held at the Convention Center. Call 360-289-2451 or visit www.beachfairyevents.com/.

Ocean Shores Festival of Colors (Kite Flying)

June 7-8

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 14

Honor our Nation's flag with an old-fashioned parade. Over 75 entrants parade through the streets of downtown Ocean Shores. For more information, visit www.oceanshoresact.com.

Five Star Dealerships Sand & Sawdust Festival

June 27-29

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.oceanshoresact.com.

Family 4th Festival

July 4

Enjoy a fun-filled day at the Convention Center with games, food and vendors from 11am-4pm. Then go to the Beach and let off your own fireworks. For more information, visit www.tourismoceanshores.com.

Ocean Shores Big Weekend Triathlon & Footfest

July 12-13

3rd 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 Sprint, Olympic, Half Iron Distances, Olympic & Half Iron Duathlon, 5K, 10K, Half Marathon & Kids Tri. All events start and finish at North Bay Park. For more information, visit www.trifreaks.com.

Sun & Surf Run

July 25-27

Listen to the roar as Ocean Shores welcomes over 2,000 motorcycles for the weekend. Enjoy stunt riders, mortorcycle parades, bonfire & fireworks on the beach, and vendors. For more information, visit www.sunandsurfevent.com.

Body & Soul Festival

August 9-10

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. Free admission. Classes throughout the day. For more information, visit www.oceanshoresfestival.com.


August 30

Human-Powered Boat Races, Poker Paddle, and Wacky Boat Races held at North bay Park from 9am-3:30pm. For more information, visit www.oceanshoresact.com.

AAOS Arts & Crafts Festival

September 5-7

46th Annual event includes over 120 indoor and outdoor booths featuring thousands of handcrafted items by gifted artists and talented craftspeople. For more information, visit www.associatedarts.org.

Whale of a Quilt Show

September 19-21

Sea-Gals Quilters show offers vendors, handmade quilts, demonstrations and quilted items. The show is judged (attendees get to vote) and prizes awarded. Free admission.

Irish Music Festival

October 24-26

11th Annual. Over 20 bands converge on the Convention Center for the largest Irish music festival on the West Coast. For more information, visit www.galwaybayirishpub.com

Winter Fanta-Sea Craft Show

Nov 28-30

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 and listings of other events, call

1-800-76-BEACH or visit www.tourismoceanshores.com

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