August Events Long Beach Washington Peninsula

Long Beach Washington Coast Events and Activities August 2021

Come enjoy the best summer month on the Long Beach peninsula with Friday evening Art Walks, the Friday and Saturday morning farmers market, a day trip to Raymond for the annual Willapa Music Festival, and the Oyster and Jazz Festival in Oysterville, Washington. These events are fun for the entire family. (Updated July 22)

Kites flying at the Long Beach International Kite Fesival

International Kite Festival

Aug 15th - 22nd

 

The Kite festival is an annual event that brings in people from all over the world to both fly kites and admire the tremendous amount of color, variety, and types of kites flown.  For more information on the 2021 International Kite Festival see our blog. This is an event the entire family can enjoy.

Person buying organic food at the farmers market in Long Beach Washington

Columbia-Pacific Farmers Market: Every Friday

 

Veterans Field 

Behind the Funland Arcade and Dylands Bakery

 

There may be no better way to spend a lazy Friday morning and afternoon than shopping for local organic produce, eating lunch at one of the many local foods stands, and listening to great music on a large outdoor stage at the Long Beach Washington Columbia Farmers Market. 

Marie Powell Gallery painting

Every Friday Evening from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Ilwaco Art Walk 2022

Ilwaco, WA

165 Howerton

 

 

There is no better way to spend a romantic evening at the coast than talking to the local artists. Enjoy perusing award-winning acrylic paintings, watercolors, hand-made exquisite jewelry, and sculptures. Find a local treasure that will last a lifetime. After buying art, be sure to cap the evening off at one of the exceptional fine dining establishments at the beach.

People walking by an art stand

Farmers Market at the Port: Every Saturday from 10:00 to 4:00 PM

Port of Ilwaco, 

165 Howerton Ave 
Ilwaco WA

 

 

Don't sleep through your Saturday. Wake up early, grab a freshly brewed coffee, latte, or mocha at one of our local java joints and head out to the Ilwaco Saturday market by opening time at 10:00 AM.  Amble along the parkway finding local handiworks, enjoy the boats coming and going, and try the local cuisine at the many different foods stands.

Willapa Harbor Festival

Willapa Harbor Festival 2022

 

Aug 5th-7th

Raymond, WA 98577 

 

So much to do over a few days in Raymond, Washington. Enjoy Music in the Park, lots of vendors selling their wares, great food, a beer garden, and even an open mic. Raymond is just 45 minutes of scenic driving from downtown Long Beach Washington.  Great for family fun

Port of the Peninsula Boat Stage

Jazz and Oysters

 

Port of the Peninsula, Nachotta WA

Aug. 13th, 2022 12-5 pm

$25 per person

Proceeds benefit the local school music programs.

Tickets: WaterMusicSociety.com

 

 

Indulge in taste and sound at this year's Jazz and Oyster Festival. Delectable Willapa bay oysters farmed just thousands of feet from shore in the last utterly untouched estuary in the lower 48. Pull up a camping chair and take in the mesmerizing sound of many local jazz artists from, Mel Brown B# QuartetEllen WhyteRanger, and the “Re-Arrangers”; Seattle’s “Gypsy Jazz” band, and kicking things off will be our very own, Ilwaco High Jazz Band. So come join us for great food and great music this August.

Man playing guitar

Peninsula R&B Festival

August 27 and 28th  

Port of Peninsula 

3311 275th St, Ocean Park 

Ocean Park, WA 

Tickets $25 per day

Open to guests aged 21 & over

 

This is a beautiful and fun event held in Oysterville annually for over five years. Enjoy some of the best jazz musicians of the Pacific Northwest while enjoying delicious foods and beverages from some of the local seafood restaurants. So come dance your heart out and enjoy nine outstanding Blues & R&B performers strut their stuff at the Port of Peninsula! 

Cape Disappointment State Park North Head Lighthouse

Top Things to Do in The Summer in Long Beach WA

 

Be sure to see our top things to do all summer in Long Beach, Washington.  These include pickleball, biking the discovery trail, some fantastic hikes, golfing, and much more. They can all be found in our top 43 things to do on the Peninsula.