Submitted by Ocean Shores/North Beach Chamber of Commerce 

Ocean Shores/North Beach Chamber of Commerce proudly presents the 12th annual Razor Clam Festival and Seafood Extravaganza, sponsored by the Quinault Beach Resort & Casino, March 16-17, 2018.

Razor Clam
Find food, fun and friends at the 12th annual Razor Clam Festival and Seafood Extravaganza March 16-17. Photo credit: Tourism Ocean Shores

Friday night March 16 kicks off this year’s festival with the “Tides of Change” VIP Dinner and Auction including music by Ericka Corban. The Shilo Inn Ballroom hosts the Prime Rib dinner with scrumptious seafood appetizers to start the evening’s celebration. RSVP to the Chamber at 360-289-2451 for your tickets. Cost is $40 per person. Dinner starts at six followed by the live auction.

Saturday, March 17 is festival day at the Ocean Shores Convention Center with free admission.

There will be guest speakers from Coast Seafood, and Washington State’s Fish & Wildlife Department, along with author and clam digger David Berger. Enjoy the taste of chowders from local restaurants with the popular Passport tasting program and vote for your favorite Professional Chowder while you enjoy crafts, delicious treats, and family fun. A proposed razor clam dig tops off Saturday’s festival with a 7:36 p.m. low tide.

Admission is free for Saturday’s event and gets started at 10:00 a.m. with guest speakers from Coast Seafood, and Washington State’s Fish & Wildlife Department, along with author and clam digger David Berger. Enjoy the taste of chowders from local restaurants with the popular Passport tasting program and vote for your favorite Professional Chowder while you enjoy crafts, delicious treats, and family fun.

Do you have a famous chowder recipe? Join the Amateur chowder contest for bragging rights and prize money! For those who love to sing and show off, enter the Saturday night Karaoke contest which offers $1000 in prize money. Applications for both events are available online at www.oceanshores.org.

A special “Thank You” to all of our sponsors including our Event Sponsor Quinault Beach Resort and Casino, our Main Stage Sponsor, John L Scott, our Activity Sponsors Timberline Bank and Oyhut Bay, and our Wine Sponsor Martin Bruni Liquor. For more information, see www.oceanshores.org/clams/. Please join us on Saturday, March 17th at the Ocean Shores Convention Center to sip, taste, play and have fun!

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