Local Area Attractions
Annual Loyalty Days - May
May 4 - 5, 2013 The longest consecutively running Loyalty Day celebration in the nation! The fun begins in local schools with the crowning of Junior and Senior Courts. Main events, including two parades, are on Saturday (Ilwaco) & Sunday (Long Beach).
World's Longest Garage Sale - May
28-miles of garage sales! (Memorial Day Weekend). Grab a copy of the Chinook Observer newspaper, or just follow the signs. There are so many sales, you can practically walk from one to the next, up and down the Long Beach Peninsula.
Annual NW Garlic Festival - June
June 15-16, 2013. In the land of clams, crab & oysters what are folks looking forward to in June? Garlic and Penty of it! Garlic food and condiments, garlic games, garlic crafts, live entertainment and the Clove Brothers, all in Ocean Park.
Fireworks at the Port feel the thunder
July 6, 2013 Seating for fireworks over the marina at the Port of Ilwaco is on the lawn in front of the harbor, next to port restaurants and shops. Fireworks at dusk.
Independence Day Fireworks on the Beach
July 4, 2013 Fireworks explode over the ocean on the beach approach off of Bolstad Ave. in Long Beach