Events Calendar

Event information is subject to change. For updated information, call 360-268-9422
2023 Events
Dates &
Annual Event Descriptions
(Event Dates May Vary)
January 1 - December 31
Some events are still in the process of being planned, however as soon as we receive information from event coordinators, our online 'Events Calendar' will be updated. If you have questions about a certain event, please feel free to call us at 360-268-9422.
While Covid restrictions have changed, a few businesses still have mask requirements. Please be aware and plan accordingly.
January 2 - February 28
Local Beaches
STORM WATCHING - 18 miles of beachcombing at its best in Westport and Grayland.
January 10 - May 29
Local Beaches
#WILDFLOATS - The Westport South Beach Historical Society presents a beachcombing challenge. One thousand authentic Japanese glass fishing floats are being released along Westport beaches with the goal of tidal landings so that anybody and everybody has a chance to score a find during beachcombing season. For additional information, Click Here.
March 4
OCOSTA BOOSTER CLUB CRAB FEED - Noon - 6 PM. Come and enjoy a Crab Feed at Ocosta Rec Hall, 45 Ocosta Sixth St, Aberdeen, Wa. More information to come soon or Click Here.
March 11 - October 13
WESTPORT CHARTERBOAT ASSOCIATION FISHING DERBY - Compete for daily and weekly cash prizes in the Sportfishing Capital of the World. For information, Click Here or email WestportDerby@gmail.com.
March 18 - June 1
GRAY WHALE WATCHING - Boat excursions to view the migrating California Gray Whales. Boats leave from the Westport Marina. Call ahead for reservations - Ocean Sportfishing - 1-800-562-0105 or 360-268-1000.
April 1 - 2
Westport and Area Beaches
CELEBRATION OF GLASS - 10 AM to 4 PM Come an learn how to beachcomb for treasures and then go out and search the beaches. Check back here for additional information later or go to, Click Here.
April 1 - 9
MERMAID FESTIVAL - Visit the International Mermaid Museum to learn about all things mermaid. There will be exhibits and attractions for visitors of all ages. For more information, Click Here.
April 15
WORLD CLASS CRAB RACES, CRAB FEED & CRAB DERBY - A unique family fun experience at the marina in Westport. Come EAT, RACE & ENJOY! Races and Feed on Sat. 11 AM to 5 PM, Derby Sat. 8 AM to 5 PM. For additional information, Click Here. For photos from previous years, Click Here.
April 22
Local Beaches
COAST CLEAN-UP - Join Washington CoastSavers, partners and volunteers in participating in the Washington Coast Cleanup in honor of Earth Day along the South Beach area. For additional information and to register, Click Here.
May 5 - 7
28TH ANNUAL GRAYS HARBOR SHOREBIRD FESTIVAL - Headquartered at Hoquiam Middle School. Sponsored by GH Audubon Society. For information, Click Here.
May 6
41ST ANNUAL OYSTER FEED - Ocosta Recreation Hall (Approx. 5 miles east of Westport). All you can eat from 3 to 7 pm. For information, Click Here.
May 13 - 14
Tokeland, North Cove
TOKELAND & NORTH COVE ART STUDIO TOUR - PART 1 - The first of two weekends from 10am-4pp. Over 10 studios and multiple artists selling handmade art and demonstrating the artistic process. Follow the signs, maps and information available at, Click Here.
May 20 - 21
Tokeland, North Cove
TOKELAND & NORTH COVE ART STUDIO TOUR - PART 2 - The second of two weekends from 10am-4pp. Over 10 studios and multiple artists selling handmade art and demonstrating the artistic process. Follow the signs, maps and information available at, Click Here.
May 28
BLESSING OF THE FLEET - Please join us in remembering those lost at sea and bless the fleet for a safe and bountiful harvest. Sunday 1:00 p.m. at the Fishermen's Memorial. Sponsored by the South Beach Ministerial Assoc. and WEfish.
May 29
VFW MEMORIAL CEREMONY - Memorial Ceremony at Veteran's Memorial Park (Street of Flags)in Westport begins at 11:00am. Refreshments follow at the VFW Hall. Sponsored by VFW Post #3057.
June 23 - 25
21ST ANNUAL RUSTY SCUPPER'S PIRATE DAZE - Rival pirates invade Westport for a weekend of fun, food and frivolity. Dress up in your "Pirate Finery" and shop, dance, interact and enjoy the mystique of Rusty Scupper and his bawdy band of buccaneers! For information, Click Here. Additional information will be added as soon as it is received. For photos from previous years, Click Here.
July 1
TOKELAND 4TH OF JULY PARADE & PICNIC - Join the uptown parade at 11 AM in one of Washington's oldest resort towns. Sponsored by the Tokeland North Cove Chamber of Commerce. For information, Click Here.
July 1 - September 30
SOUTH BEACH ART GALLERY AND CLAY STUDIO - Sponsored by the South Beach Arts Association. Over 50 amazingly talented local and regional artists exhibit and sell their art on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1PM to 4PM and on Saturdays and Sundays from 11AM to 4PM. To view the flyer, Click here.
July 4
BOOMING BAY FIREWORKS DISPLAY - Show starts at dusk at the Westport marina. For fireworks rules, Click here.
July 5
Local Beaches
COAST CLEAN-UP TOO - Join Washington CoastSavers, partners and volunteers in participating in the 5th of July Cleanup to remove 4th of July Firework debris along the South Beach area. Registration not required. For additional information, Click Here.
July 7 - 9
Grayland Beach
WINDRIDER'S KITE FESTIVAL - Come and bring the whole family for some kite flying competitions, demonstrations, games, and fun for the kids. A banquet and auction too. For more information, Click Here. For photos from previous years, Click Here.
July 9
RUN LIKE THE WIND - HALF MARATHON, 10K RUN, 5K RUN/WALK - Come join us for a day of running at the edge of the sea and surf. To register online, Click Here. To see results from the 2022 event,Click Here.
July 15
WESTPORT WINE FESTIVAL - Westhaven Wines is happy to present the Westport Wine Festival being held by the docks in Westport from 12 Noon to 8:00 PM. Come and sample wines from wineries from Washington and Oregon, as well as food vendors, gift vendors and bands throughout the day. For the poster, Click Here or for additional information,Click Here.
July 22
To Be Determined
GRAYS HARBOR COUNTY - EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS EXPO - Grays Harbor Emergency Management will be holding an Emergency Preparedness Expo from 10 AM until 2 PM in a location to be determined. This is a FREE Family Event with Emergency Response Vehicles, Food, Vendors, Interactive Booths, Dunk Tank and More. For more information, email GHCDEM@GraysHarbor.us or call 360-249-3911.
July 29
Elk River
ELK RIVER BOAT CHALLENGE - Your choice of a 3 or 7 mile human-powered boat race starting at Brady's Oysters on the beautiful Elk River Estuary. Registration starts at 9:00 am and pre-race meeting at 10:00 am. For information, Click Here. Sponsored by Sound Rowers & Paddlers.
August 1
NATIONAL NIGHT OUT - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Westport Police Department,740 N Montesano St, Westport, WA - Come and help engage in strong relationships in your community by meeting your local police officers and having some food, drinks and fun with raffles, a duck hunt and more. For additional information, Click Here.
August 2 - 6
Elma, WA
GRAYS HARBOR COUNTY FAIR - For more information, Click Here.
August 4
COAST GUARD DAY - Coast Guard Day is celebrated to honor the accomplishments of this branch of the United States Military.
August 5 - 6
15TH ANNUAL WASHINGTON TUNA CLASSIC - Hosted by Mission Outdoors, a nonprofit organization building hope in the lives of our Veteran Heroes (EIN 37-1873331). This is a competitive Albacore Tuna Tournament that benefits our Veteran Heroes and the South Beach Food Bank. For more information, please email info@missionoutdoors.org or Click Here.
August 12 - 13
TOKELAND WOODFEST - Held at the Tokeland Hotel - Sat. 10:00 - 5:00 and Sun. 10:00 - 4:00. Chainsaw carving, wood artists, food vendors, and live music. Presented by the Tokeland North Cove Chamber of Commerce. For information, Click Here.
August 19 - 20
WESTPORT ART FESTIVAL - Juried show of fine arts and crafts. For Vendor Applications and additional information, Click Here. For photos from previous years, Click Here.
August 26 - 27
61ST ANNUAL DRIFTWOOD SHOW & GLASS FLOAT HUNT - Vendors, Music, Food, Driftwood Exhibits, Competition and Prizes. Glass Float Round Up On Grayland Beach. Hours; Sat. 10AM - 5P, Sun. 10AM - 4PM. For more information, Click Here. To download the vendor application, Click here. To see the poster, Click here.
September 2
77TH 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 Crafters Registration and Indemnification and Release Agreement forms, Click Here. 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". For additional information, Click Here. For registration form, Click Here.
September 15 - 17
Local Area
26TH ANNUAL 30 MILES OF JUNQUE - From Tokeland to Westport and Ocosta - Garage Sales Galore. More than 25 locations. For the Application, Click Here. Maps for the 2022 event Click Here.
September 15 - October 31
BOAT BASIN SALMON DERBY - Dockside fishing for salmon with great locally donated prizes at the Westport Marina. Free entry. For derby rules, Click Here.
September 16
Local Beaches
52ND ANNUAL OPERATION SHORE PATROL - Beach cleanup hosted by Region 2 of the Pacific Northwest 4 Wheel Drive Association. For information, Click Here.
September 30
REACH THE BEACH - WASHINGTON - Reach the Beach Washington welcomes riders from across the PNW on September 30, 2023 to enjoy a fast and flat century ride starting in Lacey, WA and ending with a celebration on the beach in Westport, WA. Riders can choose distance options ranging from 25, 44, 77, or 100 miles.
This unique and challenging ride, is the signature event of the American Lung Association and supports our mission to prevent lung disease and help the millions of people who are affected by lung disease in the U.S.
Getting involved as a bike rider or as a fundraiser is a wonderful way to show your support for someone in your life who has been suffering with a lung disease or in memory of someone loss. Ride on your own or gather your family and friends to ride on a team together!
For additional information, Click Here.
October 13
Cook-Off Entries Needed Organizers of Grayland's Annual Cranberry Harvest Festival are looking for folks to enter their best cranberry dishes in the Cook-Off Competition.
There are two levels: Professional and Novice. Ribbons will be awarded to the top finishers in each category. The Grayland Community Hall is open to receive cook-off entries ONLY from 12:00 Noon - 5:00PM on Friday. Judging will take place at 5:00PM on Friday. No entries will be accepted on Saturday. For the application, Click Here.
October 14 - 15
30TH ANNUAL CRANBERRY HARVEST FESTIVAL - Bog tours, cranberry cook off, a pancake breakfast and firefly parade. For the Schedule of Events, Click Here. For the poster Click Here. For a Vendor Registration Form, Hold Harmless Agreement and Vendor Information Sheet, Click Here. For festival information, call 360-268-9422. For a Firefly Parade Application, Click Here. For information about the Cranberry Festival Pancake Breakfast, Click Here.
October 15
Grayland -
10K & 5K RUN and 3K WALK. We need volunteers and a coordinator to handle the run. If anyone in the area would be interested in taking this task on this year, please contact the chamber ASAP at 360-268-9422. It is never too early to start planning.
October 21
MUSHROOM FESTIVAL - Join us for a fun day all about MUSHROOMS. This event is still in the planning stages. Information will be updated here as soon as we receive it.
October 28 - 29
NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS - Let the holiday shopping for handmade art & treasure begin with a spooky play on the beloved movie Nightmare Before Christmas!! For information, Click Here.
December 2
SANTA BY THE SEA - Come and welcome Santa to the Westport. The US Coast Guard will deliver him to Float 6 at 10:30 AM. Then the South Beach RFD will deliver Santa to the Destruction Island Lens Hall on the grounds of the Westport Maritime Museum. Santa will greet the children and be available for photo opportunities from 10:30 AM until 12:00 Noon. For photos from previous years, Click Here.
December 9 - 10
GRAYLAND COMMUNITY HALL HOLIDAY WEEKEND BAZAAR - Three days of holiday fun featuring a Gingerbread House Contest, a Christmas Bazaar with local vendors, and a Christmas Community Party. To see the poster, Click Here. For additional information, Click Here.
December 16
Grayland Fire Hall
A DAY WITH SANTA - Join the South Beach Regional Fire Authority for A DAY WITH SANTA from 10AM to 4PM at the Grayland Fire Hall, 1785 WA State Route 105. Refreshments available - Cookies, Hot Cocoa, Cider and Coffee. Bring your cell phones and take a selfie with Santa. To see the flyer, Click Here.
2024 Events
Dates &
Annual Event Descriptions
(Event Dates May Vary)
January 19 - 22
STORMS & SEAFOOD PRESENTED BY WESTPORT'S FRESH CATCH - Come enjoy a great weekend full of local seafood and the last King Tide of the season!
Participate in the passport experience! Fill your 4-day passport with visits to local restaurants, markets, and viewpoints and receive a Westport's Fresh Catch swag bag. Pre-register online for $5 at Click Here to receive your custom Pin and be entered to win a seafood basket.

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