Calendar of Events 2017


March 1 - May 30
Westport  GRAY WHALE WATCHING - Boat excursions leave from the Westport Marina. Call ahead for reservations 1-800-268-1000.  
March 15 - October 15
Westport  WESTPORT CHARTERBOAT ASSOCIATION FISHING DERBY - Compete for daily and weekly cash prizes in the S
portfishing Capital of the World.  

May 1
Local Beaches  COAST CLEAN-UP - The crew from Olympic Coast Cleanup will take on the South Beach Area. For additio
nal information, Click Here!

May 26 - 28
Westport   WEEKEND WITH THE FLEET  - SATURDAY visit our Commercial Fishing Festival. Arts & Crafts for kids, informational displays, Seasc
out displays, vendors, beer garden, food & more. 10-4 p.m. Come back for Fisherpoets poetry reading, live music 7 p.m. Light up the Dock Celebratio
n; lighting luminaries in honor of loved ones starts at 8 p.m. SUNDAY join us before or after the Blessing of the Fleet for the WEfish Clam Chowder F
eed at the Museum from 11:30-3:00. Proceeds to local lost fishermens fund

May 28
Westport  BLESSING OF THE FLEET - Please join us in remembering those lost at sea and bless the fleet for a safe and bou
ntiful harvest. Sunday 1:00 p.m. at the Fishermens Memorial. Sponsored by the Westport Ministerial Assoc. and WE
fish. 360-268-9422 for information.  

May 29
Westport  VFW MEMORIAL CEREMONY - Memorial Ceremony at Veterans memorial Park, begins at 11:00am. Contact 360-268-9543.

June 23 - 25
Westport  RUSTY SCUPPERS PIRATE DAZE - Rival pirates invade Westport for a weekend of fun, food and frivolity. Dress up in your "Pirate Fi
nery" and shop, dance, interact and enjoy the mystique of Rusty Scupper and his bawdy band of buccaneers! For Additio
nal information, Click Here. For photos from previous years, Click Here.
July 1

Tokeland  TOKELAND 4TH OF JULY PARADE - Join the uptown parade in one of Washingtons oldest resort towns. A
lways held on Saturday before the 4th (unless Saturday is the 4th). Parade starts at 11:00. Contact 360-267-7006 for information.
July 1 - October 1

Westport  THAT SUMMER GALLERY IN WESTPORT - Sponsored by the South Beach Arts Association. Over 50 amazingly talented local and re
gional artists exhibit and sell their art on Saturdays and Sundays 10-4 and Wednesdays noon - 4 throughout the summer.
Open July 1st through Oct. 1st.

July 2
Tokeland   TOKELAND TREK - Family and dog friendly community hike in Tokeland. This annual event varies between 1 and 2 mile adventures e
ach year. Registration includes a sack lunch and T-shirt. Sponsored by Tokeland-North Cove Chamber of Commerce. For
more info call 360-590-0222

July 3 - 4
Westport  MARITIME MUSEUMS OLD FASHIONED 4TH - Crafts, music and food at the Maritime Museum.  

July 4
Westport Marina  BOOMING BAY FIREWORKS DISPLAY - Show starts at dusk.

July 7 - 9
Grayland Beach  WINDRIDERS KITE FESTIVAL - Kite flying competition, demonstrations, games, and auction. For photos from
previous years, Click Here.

July 15
Westport  EASTSIDE STREET RODS SHOW & SHINE - Scenic poker run, parade and Show & Shine! For photos from previous years, Click Here.

July 22 - 23
Tokeland Marina   TOKELAND WOOD & ARTS FEST  - Chainsaw Carving, Wood Artists, Demonstrations, Food Vendors, Liv
e Music. All presented by the Tokeland North Cove Chamber of Commerce. 360-267-6304 tokelandwoodandartsfest@gmail.com

July 29
Westport Marina  BIKERS AT THE BEACH  - Coming to Westport This Summer! The Motorcycle Community Is Excited To Visit Beautiful Westport D
uring Their Run To The Coast. Originating at the Ocean Shores Convention Center, Westport Is A New Satellite Location Sa
turday July 29th. Live Music, Vendor Area, Beer Garden, Organized Rides, Ride Thru Bike Blessing Booth, Biker Party. To view the flyer, click her
e. For More Info Visit www.BikersAtTheBeach.com  

August 5
Elk River  ELK RIVER BOAT CHALLENGE - A 7 mile human-powered boat race at Bradys Oysters, on the beautiful
Elk River Estuary. Pre-race meeting at 10:00 am. Race begins at 11:00 am. Contact 360-589-7000. Sponsored by Sound Rowers.  

August 9 - 13
Elma, WA  GRAYS HARBOR COUNTY FAIR - "Pig Tails & Country Trails". For more information 360-482-2651.

August 11 - 13
Grayland Beach  JET SKI COMPETITION - Grayland Open - Surf, Big Air and Motosurf Racing Competitions. Contact Dan Li
ndgren, Westcoast Surf Riders (360)593-0984 or see our website.  

August 12
Westport  9TH ANNUAL WASHINGTON TUNA CLASSIC - Charitable tuna derby. Proceeds benefit Northwest Harvest, W
ounded Warrior Project and Disabled American Veterans. For info call (360) 269-5408 or Click Here.

August 19
Westport  WESTPORT ART FESTIVAL 20TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION - Special Event on Aug 19th - Seattle Comic D
avid Crowe - Adults 21 & Over. Tickets $20.00 available at Chateau Westport front desk or call 360-591-2761. Details: Click Here.  

August 19 - 20
Westport  WESTPORT ART FESTIVAL - Juried show of fine arts and crafts. Contact Connie Newton 360-591-2761. For Art
Festival poster, click here. For Vendor Application, click here. For additional information, Click Here. For photos from previous years, Click Here.

September 2
Westport  71ST ANNUAL SEAFOOD FESTIVAL & CRAFT SHOW - A family feast with fresh fish, oysters and more. Live music
and local crafts. For more details on the event, view the poster here. For Exhibitor Registration, Click Here and Click Here for the indemnification re
lease. For photos from previous years, Click Here.

September 2
Westport Docks  CORVETTES AT THE MARINA - Corvettes of Grays Harbor invites you to "Bring Your Corvette To The
Marina". Contact Larry Benner 360-589-1716 or Rex Bell 360-580-5779. For additional information, Click Here. For registration form, Click Here.

September 9
Westport  BRADY'S WORLD FAMOUS OYSTER FEED - Oysters served every way you love them! Proceeds benefit clean water and scholarships.

September 15 - 17
Westport   WESTPORT MARITIME MUSIC FESTIVAL  - Come and enjoy great music, vendors, food and beer garden on the grounds of the Wes
tport Maritime Museum. This 3 day music festival encompasses all genres of music.

September 15 - October 31
Westport  BOAT BASIN SALMON DERBY - Dockside fishing for salmon with great locally donated prizes at the Westport M
arina. Free entry. 360-268-1234 for more information. For derby rules, click here.

September 16 - 17
Local Beaches  45TH ANNUAL OPERATION SHORE PATROL - Beach cleanup sponsored by the State 4X4 Association.

September 16 - 17
local Area  20TH ANNUAL 30 MILES OF JUNQUE - From Tokeland to Westport and Ocosta, Garage Sales Galore. Click here the 2016 Map PDF.

September 23 - 24
Westport   SALMON TALES  - Celebrating Westports favorite fish and the people who chase after them. Smoked salmon com
petition, beer garden, music, games, vendors and more on the grounds of the Westport Maritime Museum. For vendor sign up or
more info call 360-581-3399  

September 30
Westport  REACH THE BEACH - WASHINGTON - This one day cycling event is perfect as a personal challenge or to ride tog
ether with friends and family. It is a top notch ride with amazing support that gives you four different start locations and ends in Westport, WA
. Superb organization, beautiful routes, medical and mechanical support on course, and eight lunch and snack stops are provided. To join this figh
t against lung disease and support the American Lung Assoc. programs, click here for more info  

October 6 - 8
Westport  16TH ANNUAL CLEANWATER CLASSIC - Watch or participate in this surfing contest in Westport. For information,  Click Here. For photo
s from previous years, Click Here.  

October 13
Grayland  CRANBERRY HARVEST FESTIVAL COOK-OFF - Cranberry Harvest Festival Cook-Off entries needed Organizer
s of Grayland’s Annual Cranberry Harvest Festival are looking for folks to enter their best cranberry dishes in the Cook-Off Competition.
Judging will be at 9:00 pm Oct. 13th. There are two Catagories: Professional and Novice. Ribbons will be awarded to the to
p finishers in several categories. Bring your dish to the Grayland Community Hall from Noon-9:00 pm on Friday Oct. 13th. No entri
es will be accepted on Saturday.
For the application, Click Here  

October 14 - 15
Grayland  CRANBERRY HARVEST FESTIVAL - Bog tours, Cranberry cook off, and firelight parade. For the 2017 schedule
of events, Click Here. For 2017 Poster Click Here. For 2017 Vendor Information Click Here. For 2017 Vendor Application Click Here. For Parade Inf
ormation contact Chuck Wallace 360-580-2281.

October 15
Grayland  JOG THE BOG AND BEACH - 10K & 5K RUN / 3K WALK 9:00 AM, Sunday, Grayland Community Hall For event ap
plication, Click Here. For the sponsorship letter, Click Here.

December 2
Westport  SANTA BY THE SEA - SANTA BY THE SEA - Yo ho ho mateys! Tis the season to join the South Beach Bucc
aneers as they welcome Santa to the Westport Marina, 10:30 am the first Saturday of December. Delivered to shore by the US Coast Guard, he w
ill be escorted to the Destruction Island Lighthouse Lens Exhibit Hall on the grounds of the Westport Maritime Museum by cheering children
and the Westport Fire Department. You can visit Santa in the Lens Building; bring your camera and capture the fun. Next door, at McCausland Hall,
you can party with the Pirates, enjoy free refreshments, play "Walk the Plank" for prizes and shop at the Kids only store. call (253) 381-5989. Fo
r photos from previous years, Click Here.
2018 Events Dates
Locations Annual Event Descriptions
(Event Dates May Vary)

January 1 - February 28
Local Beaches  STORM WATCHING - 18 miles of beachcombing at its best.

April 7 - 8
Grayland  56TH ANNUAL DRIFTWOOD SHOW & GLASS FLOAT HUNT - Vendors, Music, Food, Driftwood Exhibits, Competi
tion and Prizes. Glass Float Round Up On Grayland Beach. Hours; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4. Contact 360-268-0080 or 360-267-6532 for more inf
ormation. www.grayland communityhall.org Click here to download the application.

April 7 - 8
Westport  K9SCOOTERSNW GOES TO THE BEACH - Friday, April 7th at 8:00 pm - the teams will run on the dune trail b
etween W. Ocean Avenue and the tower at the marina. Saturday, April 8th at 1:00 pm - watch the dog teams parade down Westhaven Dr.. Saturd
ay, 1:30 pm - meet the mushers at City Parking Lot #3 (next to Nyhus St.). Pet the dogs, ask questions and see the gear. For information, go
to K9ScootersNW.org or contact Susan Scofield at susanlscofield@gmail.com.

April 21
Tokeland, North Cove & Grayland  TOKELAND & NORTH COVE ART STUDIO TOUR AND AUCTION - Open studio tours in Tokeland and North C
ove. Saturday 10-4 and Sunday 12-4, with an Auction event Saturday night 6-9 benefiting the Ocosta School District art program. Sponsored by t
he North Cove-Tokeland Chamber of Commerce. For info call 360-713-1333 or go to www.facebook.com/pages/Tokeland
-North-Cove-Studio-Art-Tour

April 21 - 22
Westport  WORLD CLASS CRAB RACES, CRAB FEED & CRAB DERBY - A unique family fun experience at the Marina in Westport. Come EAT * RA
CE * ENJOY! Races/Feed Sat. 11-5 Derby Sat. 8-5, Sun. 8-3. For Additional information, Click Here. For photos from previous years, Click Here.

May 4 - 6
Hoquiam  23RD ANNUAL GRAYS HARBOR SHOREBIRD FESTIVAL - Headquartered at Hoquiam High School. Sponsored by GH Audubon Soc
iety. 360-289-5048 For information Click Here.

May 5
Ocosta  36TH ANNUAL OYSTER FEED - Ocosta Recreation Hall 3-7 pm - All you can eat (Approx. 5 miles east of Westport)
. For information call 360-648-2190.
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