Harborites know how to put on a good party! Even if the weather isn’t the best, we know how to kick back, relax and celebrate life on the Washington Coast. From razor clam fests to holiday markets, there is something going on all year round the entire family will enjoy. Get out your smart phones and add these fun Grays Harbor Festivals and Events for 2022 into your calendar.

Beachcombers Fun Fair

March 5 – March 6, 2022
Ocean Shores Convention Center
120 West Chance A La Mer Ave, Ocean Shores

Do you love to beachcomb? Are you good at spotting those treasures in the sand? Then you just may want to enter the Beachcombers Fun Fair. Similar to a county fair, but for treasures you’ve found on the beach, you can enter your treasures to be judged for ribbons. You don’t have to enter to have fun! There is plenty for fair goers to enjoy including displays, speakers, kid’s games, beach walks and more. There is no entry fee. To learn more about the 34th annual event, visit the Beachcombers Fun Fair Facebook page.

Razor Clam & Seafood Festival

March 18-March 20, 2022
Ocean Shores Convention Center
120 West Chance A La Mer Ave, Ocean Shores

This is a don’t-miss event for anyone that loves seafood! The Razor Clam & Seafood Festival is a full weekend of fun, including live music in the afternoons/evenings, chowder tasting, tons of booths and activities for the kids. Crab dinners and food booths are open every day so you can eat your fill of your all your favorites. And if a seafood brunch makes your mouth water, be sure to get tickets ahead of time for the crab eggs benedict breakfast on Sunday only. For more information, visit the Razor Clam & Seafood Festival website.

Festival of Colors

 

Grays harbor kite festival
Attend the Festival of Colors in Grays Harbor and watch as a rainbow of colors fly through the sky. Photo courtesy: Festival of Colors

June 3-5, 2022

The Festival of Colors is a must-see event where the skies of the Grays Harbor coast line are filled with beautiful and colorful kites! There are events for fliers of all skill levels, including special events for kids. Things kick off with the lighted kite flight on Friday at dusk, just north of of the Best Western Hotel. For more information, visit the Festival of Colors website.

Sand and Sawdust Festival

June 24-26, 2022
Chance A La Mer Beach Approach and
Ocean Shores Convention Center
120 West Chance A La Mer Ave, Ocean Shores

The Sand and Sawdust Festival is something unique that you will never forget! The whole family will enjoy watch master artists create amazing pieces of art our of wood and sand at one of the largest chainsaw art shows and auctions in the northwest. There will also be a sand castle contest for amateurs, art exhibits, food, vendors, music and more. Kids will find plenty to do with activities just for them.

McCleary Bear Festival

July 8-11, 2022
McCleary, Washington

Try bear stew and meet the festival court at the McCleary Bear Festival! For over 60 years this fun event has put to rest who makes the bear stew! Family friendly activities abound along with plenty of other fair foods, making it one fun weekend.

Hog Wild in Ocean Shores

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You won’t want to miss the stunt shows happening at Hog Wild in Ocean Shores. Photo courtesy: City of Ocean Shores

July 29-31, 2022
Ocean Shores Convention Center
120 West Chance A La Mer Ave, Ocean Shores

Rev your engines and put on your leather, motorcycle enthusiasts won’t want to miss Hog Wild in Ocean Shores! This fun weekend is the largest motorcycle rally in western Washington. There will be fun contests, including 1 Wheel Revolution and Cossacks, music, food and more. Cash prizes awarded for those want to participate! Learn more on the Hog Wild in Ocean Shores Facebook.

Superhero Music Fest

August 5-7, 2022
Ocean Shores Convention Center
120 West Chance A La Mer Ave, Ocean Shores

The Superhero Music Fest is a weekend filled with music, activities and, you guessed, it superheroes! The money raised goes to local charities, last year they raised $5,500 that went to several local charities. Your whole family get photos with their favorite superheroes and rock out to some amazing concerts. Bouncy houses, food vendors and more will fill out your fun filled day. For more information, visit the Superhero Music Fest Facebook page.

Grays Harbor County Fair

Grays Harbor County Fair ferris wheel
The Grays Harbor County Fair is a highly anticipated event that brings in visitors near and far each year. Photo credit: Grays Harbor Tourism.

August 10-13, 2022
Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds
32 Elma McCleary Rd, Elma

No summer is complete without going to the Grays Harbor County Fair! The whole family will enjoy looking at the animals and watching the demonstrations, live concerts, animal shows and more! When you get hungry, that’s not a problem because one of the best parts about a County Fair is the food. And of course, you’ll want to check out all the vendors too. For more information, visit the Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds website.

Associated Arts of Ocean Shores Arts & Crafts Festival

September 2, 2022
Ocean Shores Convention Center
120 West Chance A La Mer Ave, Ocean Shores

If you love handmade items, then you need to head to the Associated Arts of Ocean Shores Arts & Crafts Festival. They have everything from paper to fiber arts, jewelry and more! Over 100 vendors for you to browse, including food and crafts. It’s the perfect place to get your holiday shopping done early! There will always be a wine and beer garden and music. For more information, visit the Associated Arts of Ocean Shores Arts & Crafts Festival website.

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The Beachcombers Fun Fair is a great event for anyone that loves finding treasures on the shore! Photo courtesy: Beachcombers Fun Fair

Irish Music Festival

October 17-23, 2022
Galway Bay Irish Pub
880 Point Brown Ave NE, Ocean Shores

Lovers of Celtic music and Irish food flock to the coast each year for the Irish Music Festival. An entire week of Irish songs and ballads from players and bands will leaving you earning for the Emerald Isle. Musicians from all over the world attend, in the past that has including the United States, Canada, Austria and Ireland and more. Visit the Irish Music Festival website as the event draws near for more information.

Winter Fanta-Sea

November 25-27, 2022
Ocean Shores Convention Center
120 West Chance A La Mer Ave, Ocean Shores

Winter Fanta-Sea in Ocean Shores is a great place to shop local for your holiday gifts, and maybe some treats for yourself! There will be thousands of handmade, unique and locally-sourced items, so you are sure to find something for everyone on your list! Kids can visit Santa while they are there. Admission is free. Find out more on the Ocean Shores website as the event draws near.

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