September Events Long Beach Washington Peninsula

Long Beach Washington September Activities and Events 2022

September is a beautiful month to visit the Long Beach Washington Coast.  The weather is usually warm and sunny, and Long Beach has some significant events such as the Rod Run 2022 to the End of the World, the Friday night Art Walks, and both Friday and Saturday Farmers Markets in Long Beach and Ocean Park, respectively. (Updated: May 8th, 2022)

Rod Run to the End of the World

September 11-12

Rod Run to the End of the World

Wilson Field

25515 Sandridge Rd

Ocean Park, WA 


Don't miss the annual Rod Run to the End of the World. Hundreds of old cars, from Model 10s to the muscle cars of your youth on display all over Long Beach. Wherever you go and wherever you stay, you will see owners buffing and shining their cars for the annual Friday and Saturday evening parades.  

Couple Showing their catch from the Clam Dig

Clam Digging


If you haven't dug for Razor clams before, you are missing out! Fun for children and senior citizens, all you need to dig is a shovel (most of our Bloomer Estates homes provide shovels), some boots, and a clam license. See our Clam Digging Guide for more information. 


Marie Powell Gallery

Friday, September 3rd, is the last night

Ilwaco Art Walk 2021 

Ilwaco, WA 


Long Beach has some of the finest art in the Pacific Northwest, and what better way to experience it all than join in the final Ilwaco Art Walk of the season.  The galleries are located at the Port of Ilwaco, and the walk starts at 4:00 PM and ends at 7:00 PM.

Man selling knives

Every Saturday until September 18th

Saturday Market at the Port

Port of Ilwaco

165 Howerton Ave 
Ilwaco, WA 98624 



The Saturday Market at the Port of Ilwaco 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.

Women in old car

September 9th, 10, 2022 3:30 to  - 6:00 pm

Slow Drag at the Port of Ilwaco

 Port of Ilwaco, 165 Howerton Ave 

Ilwaco, WA 


Bring a chair and enjoy the classic cars, hot rods, unique automobiles, and themed cars as they coast their way to the finish line. This event is held the Friday of Rod Run weekend at the Port of Ilwaco. Free to watch. 

Blackbird in Flight

Wings Over Willapa


Celebrate the Willapa National Wildlife Refuge with a weekend of workshops, expert-led outings, crafts, and more! Perfect for beginning bird watchers or those with more experience.

Garlic for sale

Garlic Festival 


September 17-18th


The Garlic Festival is one of the biggest annual events on the peninsula that brings together garlic lovers and festival lovers together for a weekend of delicious food, music, and relaxation.

Horseback riding Long Beach Washington

Top 43 Fun Things To Do in Long Beach Washington 

Be sure to see our lists of best activities on the Long Beach Peninsula, many are available to tourists year-round. Be sure to check out the Top 15 Things to do if you are short on time. If you are traveling with children, we have all the favorite family activities in priority of what kids love to do the most. For people traveling on a budget or just love nature, we have our growing list of the top 20 Free things to do at the beach.