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City of Hoquiam local events and happenings.

Push Rods - June 19, 2010

Olympic Stadium, Hoquiam. Event hours 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, admission is FREE. Get together on Friday evening at Maines Auto Parts. For more info contact the City of Hoquiam Community Services Department, 360-532-5700 ext. 240

Splash 2010 - July 4, 2010

Celebrate Independence Day a the City of Aberdeen's 4th of July SPLASH Festival. The event begins at 2:00 pm along the beautiful Chehalis River Waterfront and includes: live music, family entertainers, food and craft vendors, FREE inflatable rides/games and a spectacular fireworks show over the river at dark.

Hoquiam River Festival - July 10, 2010

Street fair begins at 10:00 am and ends at 4:00 pm. Event is held at 8th and Levee Streets in downtown Hoquiam. Event features Kiddie's Parade, rubber ducky race, obstacle course, children's games and more. Kids events and Ducky Race spnsored by the Hoquiam Development Association and Hoquiam Association for Youth.

Hoquiam Outdoor Cinema - July 17, 2010

This event is FREE to all and held at the historic Olympic Stadium. Doors will open at 6:00 pm. Bring the family and come early to set yp your lawn chairs or blankets on the field. Food concessions will be available. For more information check our events calendar at

Satsop River Rock Festival - July 31, 2010

Olympic Stadium; tickets on sale now, see website for all details

National Night Out Against Crime - August 3, 2010

Host a neighborhood Night Out event for your area. contact our Community Services Department for details on how you can sponsor a neighborhoos block party at 360-532-5700 ext 240, or watch for details under City of Hoquiam Events Section,

Annual Blue Grass Festival

August 20-22, 2010. Olympic Stadium in Hoquiam. Cost $8.00, children under 12 FREE. Regional and National Bluegrass music for the entire family. Five bands will play throughout the evening on Friday until 9 pm. Saturday music begins at noon and runtil until 9 pm. This is an outdoor festival regardless of weather! Free Gospel shows on Thursday August 19 at 6 pm at Cornerstone Church in Aberdeen and Sunday August 22 at 10:00 am at Olympic Stadium. For more information see City of Hoquiam Festival & Attractions website:

On Track Art Festival - August 28-29, 2010

FREE admission, 8th and Levee Street downtown Hoquiam, great family outdoor event. Saturday 9:00 to 6:00 pm and Sunday 9:00 to 4:00 pm. Local and Regional Artists exhibit their creations for sale to the public, food concessions and entertainment at 8th Street Landing throughout the event.

Loggers Playday

September 11, 2010. Join our town in celebrating our rich logging heritage. Begin the morning with the Rotary Pancake Breakfast, enjoy vendor street fair from 10:00 to 4:00 pm with the Grank Elks Parade at 12:00 Noon. Stop in at the Lion's Salmon Bake and then move on over to the Logging Show at Olympic Stadium. For more information check our events claendar at


The Action Committee for Tourism (ACT) is an all volunteer group that plans and executes events to promote tourism in the city of Ocean Shores, Washington. Our website will tell you about upcoming ACT events and how you can take part in them as a spectator, participant, vendor, or volunteer. For information contact us at

Kite Challenge - June 5-6, 2010

Cutting Edge Kites, home of the two-time world champion stunt kite flying team, will sponsor the event. Come be in awe of the antics of colorful kites handled by skilled kite fliers. Information: 360-289-0667

Flag Day Parade - June 12, 2010

Honor our nation's flag with an old fashioned parade. Over 50 entrants parade through the streets of downtown Ocean Shores.

The Five Star Dealerships Sand & Sawdust Festival - June 25-27, 2010

Master woodcarvers from all over the world come to compete in this 3-day competition. Auctions held daily. On Saturday, visit the beach where artists compete for the best sand sculpture. Families & kids welcome to enter the competition. Free sand-sculpting lessons on Friday. Information: 360-289-3797 or [1]

Ocean Shores Independence Day Picnic - July 3, 2010

Celebrate our Nation's Independence Day with this 7th Annual community-sponsored picnic on Thursday, the 3rd. Information [2]

Fire O'er the Water - July 4, 2010

Watch as Ocean City lights up the night sky with fireworks on the 4th.

The New Sun and Surf Event - July 23-25, 2010

Over 2,000 motorcycles converge on the Convention Center. Enjoy a bonfire, fireworks, motorcycle parades, stunt riders and vendors. Visit [3]

Body and Soul Festival - August 7-8, 2010

The Festival provides an opportunity for individuals to explore their options in creating healthier and more conscious lifestyles. Ocean Shores Shilo Inn. Visit [4]

Arts and Crafts Festival - September 10-12, 2010

42nd annual event includes 120 booths indoors and outdoors featuring thousands of unique handcrafted items by gifted artists and talented craftspeople. Admission is free. [5]

Paddle the Shores - September 18-19, 2010

Attention kayak, canoe, and paddling enthusiasts. Paddle Activities on the lakes and canals of Ocean Shores. Human-Powered Boat Race, Poker Paddle, Cardboard Boat Race, Wacky Boat Races, boating gear, and a food booth. North Bay Park. For information: call 360-289-5655 or [6]

A Whale of a Quilt Show - October 1-3, 2010

Sea-Pal Quilters show offers vendors, handmade quilts, demonstrations, and quilted items. Come vote. Prizes are awarded. Admission is free. Call 360-289-3136 for information.

CFA All-Breed Cat Show - October 16-17, 2010

A must for all cat lovers! This is a wonderful opportunity to learn about a wide range of cat breeds. Meet them up close and personal.

Celtic Music Festival - October 22-24, 2010

Over 20 bands converge at the Convention Center and two other venues for the largest Irish music festival on the West Coast. For more information visit [7]

Dixieland Jazz Festival - November 5-7, 2010

Nine Jazz bands offer a variety of live jazz at several venues in Ocean Shores. Just listen or dance the night away. Join the umbrella parade at the Convention Center at 8 p.m. Saturday. For more information call the Jazz Hotline: 360-289-4084.

Winter Fanta-Sea Craft Show - November 26-28, 2010

Over 70 arts and crafts booths feature thousands of unique handmade items just in time for the holidays! There is something for everyone! Even Santa plans to visit! Admission is free. Call 360-289-9586 for information.