If you haven’t heard yet, we’re officially booking reservations for the upcoming season. An extra surprise is we’re expanding The Lamp Camp. Get ready for more tent and RV spots, an extra community space, and more fun. If that doesn’t make you stop reading and go book your next trip, I don’t what will. Well, maybe this fun list of spring events being held all over Long Beach, Washington. Grab a piece of paper and pen and start jotting down what you want to attend and plan your next trip around these events. We can’t wait to see you!
Spring Break Family Kite Fun
March 15 to April 15
Spring break is meant for family time as your kids get a week off from school. What better way than to spend it on the beach crafting away? This event is held at our local Kite Museum. Kids and adults alike will be able to make their own kite, fold origami and enjoy games at the Kite Museum during spring break. And don’t forget to play the Kite Festival poster game to earn coupons to local businesses. To do all of this, it’ll cost you a whopping $3 to $5. Have fun without breaking the bank!
Community Beach Cleanup
March 28 @ 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
If doing more community service is a part of your New Year’s resolutions for the year then this event will be right up your alley. Join hundreds of locals and visitors help clean up the 28 miles of beach in Long Beach, Washington. Be a part of the community while also saving our wildlife.
PAA Spring Art Show
April 3 to April 5
Our annual Spring Art Show features tons of local artists exhibiting their works of art. Fell in love with something? Take it home and support our crafters.
Long Beach Razor Clam Festival
Whether or not you enjoy razor clamming, this is an event you don’t want to miss out on. This event helped put the Long Beach Peninsula on the map in the 1940s. It features free razor clam digging lessons, contests, live music, an annual chowder cook-off, and a giant clam fry. This is one of the Peninsula’s signature events, and it’s a blast for every member of the family!
Astoria Warrenton Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival
April 24 to April 26
What do you get when you mix good food and wine? A great time! If you’ve been looking for something to do to get out of town for the day, this is the perfect event to attend. Just 30 minutes south of Long Beach the Crab, Seafood and Wine Festival will allow you to enjoy great coastal cuisine, arts, and crafts vendors, live music, wine, beer & spirits tasting and more! Tickets won’t cost you more than $15 and you will be sure to get your money’s worth of food and tastings.
This weekend if just filled with seafood. If you’re not a seafood lover yet, all these tasty treats will have you be in no time. Check out just how many ways you can serve up some oysters. The event is held at the Tokeland Hotel.
Black Lake Fishing Derby
April 25 @ 7 am to 11 am
Fun for the whole family! The last Saturday in April marks the annual Black Lake Fishing Derby. Now entering its 28th year, this event for children ages 2-14 features a free pancake breakfast and a hot dog tent. Awards are given for the largest fish caught in each age division and overall aggregate weight.
Saturday Market @ Port
May 2 to September 26 – every Saturday
This market features more than 70 vendors along the pedestrian-only Waterfront Way overlooking the Port of Ilwaco marina and Baker Bay. Find regional produce, wonderful baked goods, a huge selection of local plants and many homemade arts and crafts.
Pacific NW Sailing Dates
May 2 to May 8
If you need something to fill your time in between your other activities, stop by the Port of Ilwaco to cheer on the sailors as they set sail. On Sunday, May 3, check out the Loyalty Day Parade in Long Beach.
As you can see, there are so many fun activities for all members of the family. Whether you’re the foodie family or the family that loves to check out new things, you won’t get bored in Long Beach, Washington or the surrounding areas. For more events going on after May 2, check out the events page.