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South Beaches Annual Events 

Grays Harbor Beaches.dates for annual events at both the North Beaches and South Beaches are listed to help you plan your next visit to to the Pacific Ocean. The following events are going on at both beaches.

South Beaches Annual Events 

Late June-Early October-Westport Marina

Westport Marina-Seafood Connection Albacore Tuna Months Purchase fresh Albacore Tuna right off the docks from the fishing fleet.

March 15 - September 30 Westport

Westport Charter Boat Association Fishing Derby compete daily and weekly for cash prizes.

WCBA will have a $10,000 prize for the largest Chinook. This is fantastic news for all you Salmon  fishermen. Here are the latest derby winners

December 2018

December 2 Westport

Santa by the Sea Join the South Beach Buccaneers as they welcome Santa to the South Beach.  Santa arrives at the Westport Marina at 10:30 am.  for more info call 253-381-5989

December 6-9 Westport, Grayland, Twin Harbors

Tentative Clam Tides-Evening Digs:

Dec. 6, Thursday, 6:01 p.m.; -0.7 feet; Twin Harbors, Copalis

Dec. 7, Friday, 6:40 p.m.; -0.7 feet; Twin Harbors, Mocrocks

Dec. 8, Saturday, 7:16 p.m.; -0.6 feet; Twin Harbors, Copalis

Dec. 9, Sunday, 7:53 p.m.; -0.4 feet; Twin Harbors, Mocrocks

December 8-9 Westport

Chateau Wesptort Holiday Bazaar 11-am-3pm

December 20-23 Westport, Grayland, Twin Harbors

Tentative Clam Tides-Evening Digs:

Dec. 20, Thursday, 4:51 p.m.; -0.3 feet; Twin Harbors, Mocrocks

Dec. 21, Friday, 5:35 p.m.; -1.0 feet; Twin Harbors, Copalis

Dec. 22, Saturday, 6:20 p.m.; -1.4 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks

Dec. 23, Sunday, 7:05 p.m.; -1.6 feet; Twin Harbors, Copalis

January 2019

January 1-February 28 Local Beaches

Storm Watching 18 miles of beachcombing

February 2019

February Local Beaches

Storm Watching at it's best

March 2019

March 1 - May 30 Westport

Gray Whale Watching Charter Boat trips leave from the Westport Marina. For reservations call 1- 800-345-6223

March 10-Westport

Deep Sea bottom fishing starts

March 15 - September 30 Westport 

Westport Charter Boat Association Fishing Derby compete daily and weekly for cash prizes. More info

April 2019

April 6-7 Grayland

57th Beachcombers Driftwood Show  & Glass Float Hunt Vendors, Music, Food, Driftwood, Exhibits, competitions, and prizes. Glass Float Round Up on Grayland Beach Sat. 10-5, Sun 10-4 info: 360-268-0080 or 360-267-6532

April 13-16 Westport

K9ScootersNW Goes to the Beach Starts on Friday at 8:00 pm  Teams will run on the dune trails between W. Ocean Avenue and the marina tower.  Saturday at 1 pm watch the dog teams parade down Westhaven Dr.  At 1:30 pm meet the mushers at City Parking Lot #3 (nest to Nyhus St.).  Ask questions, see the gear, and pet the dogs.  Click here for more information.

April 13 Tokeland, North Cove & Grayland

Tokeland & North Cove Art Studio Tours & Auction- Open studio tours in Tokeland and North Cove. Saturday 10-4, Sun 12-4 with an auction event Saturday night 6-9 benefiting the Ocosta School District art program. Sponsored by the North Cove-Tokeland Chamber of Commerce. Information: 360-590-0222 or Facebook page

April 20 Wesport/Grayland

Coast Clean-Up The crew from Olympic Coast Cleanup will take on the South Beach area for info click here

April 20-21 Westport

World Class Crab Races , Crab Feed & Crab Derby and Clam Derby  A unique annual event for a family fun day at Westport Marina. Come eat, Race and enjoy!  This year there is a clam Derby as well. Races/Feed Sat 11-5. Derby Sat. 8-5, Sun 8-3 for more Crab Derby info, More Razor Clam Derby info

April 26-28 Westport/ Hoquiam

24th Annual Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival Headquartered at Hoquiam High School. Sponsored by GH Audubon Society. 360-289-5048

May 2019

May 4 Ocosta

37th Annual Oyster Feed Ocosta Recreation Hall 3-7 pm All you can eat (approx 5 miles east of Westport) for info call 360-648-2190

May TBA

Halibut Fishing Days

May 25-26 Westport

Weekend with the Fleet Westport Marina-Saturday visit the Commercial Fishing Festival, Arts & Crafts for kids, informational displays, Seascout displays, ventors, beer garden, food & more. 10 am -4 pm.  Come back for Fisherpoets poetry reading and live music 7 pm. Light up the Dock Celebration: lighting luminaries in honor of loved ones starts at 8 pm. Sunday join us before or after the Blessing of the Fleet for the WEfish Clam Chowder Feed at the Museum from 11:30-3 pm.  Proceeds to local lost fishermens fund. 

May 26 Westport

Blessing of the Fleet Please join us in this annual event remembering those lost at sea and bless the fleet for a safe and bountiful harvest. for info 360-268-9422

May 27 Westport

VFW Memorial Ceremony Memorial ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park. Starts at 11am 360-268-9543

June 2019

June TBA Westport

Hailbut Fishing 

June 28-30 Westport

Rusty Scuppers Pirate Daze Rival pirates invade Westport for a weekend full of fun, food and frivolity.  Additional info

June 29Tokeland

Tokeland 4th of July Parade Join in the festivities of the uptown parade in one of Washington's oldest resort towns

June 30 Westport

Grays Harbor Light Lighthouse 121th Birthday Celebration all day at the lighthouse in Westport.  Come and enjoy cake , and at night there will be the lighting of the lighthouse.

July 2019

July 1-October 1 Westport

That Summer Gallery in Westport Over 50 talented and regional artist exhibit and sell their art on Saturdays and Sundays from 10-4 throughout the summer. Opened July 2nd through out Labor Day.  Sponsored by the South Beach Arts Association.

July Westport

Maritime Museums' Ole Fashioned 4th  Crafts, food & music at the Maritime Museum.

July 4 Westport Marina

Booming Bay Fireworks Display Show starts at dusk.

July 7 Tokeland

 Tokeland Trek Family and dog friendly community hike in Tokeland.  This annual event varies between 1 and 2 mile adventures each year.  A sack lunch and T-shirt are included with registration. Sponsored by Tokeland-North Cove Chamber of Commerce.  Call 360-590-0222 for more information

July 12-14 Grayland Beach

Windriders Kite Festival Kite flying competition, demonstrations, games and auction. Photos from previous years. Click here or more information

July 14 Westport  Light State Park

Run Like The Wind Fun Run-5K Run/Walk & 10K Run Starting at the Wesport Light State Park parking lot and go around the west coast’s 3rd tallest lighthouse and down our scenic dune trail while enjoying the nice ocean breezes and catching glimpses of coastal wildlife. For the most hearty among you, continue over the dunes and along Half Moon Bay to the lookout tower in the marina district and then turn around and enjoy it all from a different angle. For more info, click here.  

July 20 Westport

Eastside Street Rods Show & Shine Scenic poker run, parade, and Show & Shine.

July 20-21 Tokeland Marina                             


Tokeland Wood & Arts Fest Chainsaw carving, wood artists, demonstrations, food vendors & live music.  Presented by the Tokeland North Cove Chamber of Commerce. 360-267-6304

July 27 Westport

Elk River Boat Challenge a seven mile human powered boat race at 1 pm on the beautiful Elk River Estuary. For info call 360-268-9712

July 27-28 Westport Marina

Bikers at the Beach Coming to Westport this summer.  The motorcycle community is excited to visit beautiful Westport during their Run to the Coast. Originating at the Ocean Shores Convention Center, Westport is a new satellite location on Saturday July 29th.  Live music, vendor area, beer garden, organized rides,ride thru bike blessing booth, biker party.  To view the flyer click here.  For more info visit www.bikersatthebeach.com

August 2019

August 4 Westport

11th Annual Washington Tuna Classic This is a charitable tuna derby with proceeds benefiting Northwest Harvest, Wounded Warrior Project and Disabled American Veterans. Sign up early as spots fill fast. for info call 206-218-6785 or click here

August 4 Westport

Coast Guard Day – Held every August 4th to commemorate the founding of the United States Coast Guard.  Activities at the Westport Maritime Museum and Grays Harbor Coast Guard Station.

August 9-11 Grayland Beach

Jet Ski Competition Grayland open Surf, Big Air and Motosurf Racing competitions.  For information contact Dan Lindgren, West Coast Surf Riders 360-593-0984 or see website

August 17-18 Westport

Westport Art Festival judged show of fine arts and crafts. For additional information Click Here

August 31 Westport

73nd Annual Seafood Festival & Craft Show A family feast with fresh fish, oysters and more. Live Music by local band Catch Of The Day. for more details on the event Click Here

September 2019

September 7 Westport Docks

Corvettes at the Marina Corvettes of Grays Harbor invites you to "Bring Your Corvette to the Marina". For more info Click Here

September 14 Westport

Brady's World Famous Oyster Feed Oysters served every way you love them! Proceeds benefit clean water and scholarships.

September 15-October 31 Westport

Boat Basin Salmon Derby Dockside fishing for salmon with great locally donated prizes at the Westport Marina. For entry call 360-268-1234 Derby Rules.

September TBA Local Area

22nd Annual 30 Miles of Junque From Tokeland to Westport & Ocosta, Garage sales galore. 

September TBA  Westport

19th Annual Clean Water Classic Watch or participate in this surfing contest in Westport. For information Click Here

September 21 Local Beaches

47th Annual Operation Shore Patrol Beach cleanup sponsored by the State 4X4 Association

September TBA Westport

Westport Maritime Music Festival Come enjoy great music, vendors, food and beer garden on the grounds of the Westport Maritime Museum. This 3 day music festival has all genres of music.

September 29 Westport

Reach the Beach-Washington  This one day event is perfect as a personal challenge or to ride together with friends and family.  This 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.  Join this fight against lung disease and support the American Lung Association programs. Click here for more information

October 2019

Oct TBA Grayland

Cranberry Harvest Festival Cook-Off Organizers are looking for folks to enter their best cranberry dishes in the Cook-Off Competition.

October TBA Grayland

Cranberry Harvest Festival Bog tours, cranberry cook-off and firelight parade. 

October TBA Grayland

Jog the Bog and Beach 5K & 10K Run / 3K Walk, starts at 9 am.

November 2019

November TBA Grayland

Pomegranate Holiday Open House from 11 am-5pm

November TBA Westport/Grayland/Twin Harbors Beaches

Tentative Clam Tides-Evening Digs:


November TBA Wesport, Grayland/Twin Harbors

Tentative Clam Tides-Evening Digs:


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