Upcoming Events

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April

Fine Arts, Photo & Electronic Media Shows

Artists and Photographers from all over the United States enter this show to win prizes and display their unique photos and works of art. Price: Free Address: Ocean Shores Convention Center, 120 W. Chance A La Mer Ave., Ocean Shores, WA 98569 Email: Website: AssociatedArts.org

Dates: April 24-26, 2015

Annual Loyalty Day Parade

Sponsored by the VFW - celebrate your American pride. Contact Person: Westport/Grayland Chamber Address: Maritime Museum, 2201 W Westhaven Dr, Westport, WA 98595 Phone: 360-268-9543

Dates: April 25th, 2015
Hours: Noon

High Rollin' Hot Rods at the Beach

Guest Host: Lance Lambert of the Vintage Vehicle Show. Price: $15 online/$20 at the door Address: Quinault Beach Resort & Casino, 78 WA-115, Ocean Shores, WA 98569 Website: quinaultbeachresort.com/high-rollin-hot-rods-car-show

Dates: April 24-26, 2015

Spring Fling Arts & Crafts Show

3rd Annual. This show will feature all sorts of arts and crafts. Address: Ocean Shores Covnention Center, 120 W. Chance A La Mer Ave., Ocean Shores, WA 98289 Phone: 360-289-9586

Dates: April 24-26, 2015

May

Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival

Each spring millions of shorebirds stop to rest in Grays Harbor on their way from Argentina to Alaska. This concentration of birds offers people a great chance to view a number of shorebird species. Price: Free Address: Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge, Hoquiam, WA 98550 Phone: 360-289-5048 Email: Website: ShorebirdFestival.com

The 2015 keynote speaker will be Alan Rammer, Marine Educator. The keynote includes a dessert reception prior to the talk. Field Trips with expert birders to birding hotspots in Grays Harbor County. Lectures on shorebird identification. The Birding Marketplace with numerous vendors and exhibitors. Saturday Night Dinner and Speaker at the Elks Lodge in Hoqiuam. This year's speaker is Jim Danzanbaker. Nature Fun Fair with lots of hands on activities is great for kids and families.

Dates: May 1-3, 2015

Shoppin' at the Shore

Entrepreneurs gathered together under one roof to create a retail extravaganza. Address: Ocean Shores Covnention Center, 120 w Chance A La Mer Ave., Ocean Shores, WA 98289 Phone: 425-343-3233 Email: Website: OceanShores.org

Dates: May 9-10, 2015

Grays Harbor Expo

Kick off the summer at the 6th annual Grays Harbor County Expo, featuring the Grays Harbor Home Show. Contact Person: Dennis Irby Address: Ocean Shores Convention Center, 120 W Chance a La Mer Ave., Ocean Shores, 98569 Phone: 253.318.3272 Fax: 866.336.0331 Email: Website: GraysHarborExpo.com

Dates: May 22-24, 2015

Clam Digger Rod Run

7th Annual Huge car display -- rain or shine. Dash plaques to the first 100 cars registered. Breakfast at 8am-10:30am; Lunch at 11:30am-1pm; Awards at 2pm; 50/50 Drawing. Staging is done at 8am. Address: Ocean Shores North Beach Elks Lodge 2581, 199 Draconis Street Southeast, Ocean Shores, WA 98569 Phone: (360) 289-2581 Email: Website: clamdiggerrodrun.org

Dates: May 16, 2015

Plant Auction & Gourmet Pasta Dinner

A Chamber Event supporting the Ocean Shores Food Bank Address: Ocean Shores Convention Center, 120 W. Chance A La Mer Ave., Ocean Shores, WA 98569 Phone: 360 289-2451 Email: Website: OceanShores.org

Dates: May 5th, 2015
Hours: 7-8pm

Sasquatch Music Festival

Sasquatch Returns! Price: $350 Address: The Gorge Amphitheatre 754 Silica Road NW, George, WA 98824 Email: Website: SasquatchFestival.com

Dates: May 22-25, 2015

WA State Vacation Rental Managers Meeting

Top Vacation Rental Managers meet to share ideas and foster the industry. Guest speakers, news and information. Plus the only state website that features Vacation Rentals in the Evergreen State. Contact Person: Josh Dettweiller Phone: 206-701-9142 Extension 906 Fax: 888-628-0839 Email: Website: WAVRMA.org

May 2015 Spring Meeting

Meetings are open to all Members and non-members alike. Don't be shy.

Jim Metcalf, of Aloha Inn - A long-time vacation rental manager and consultant from the Big Island of Hawaii will tell all about one of the world's largest tourism markets.

Rob Leroy and Loren Castillo, of Real Estate Video Guys - Leading Northwest Lodging video producers, explain how to use videos to rent more vacation rental nights.

Al Doyle, of Fusion Happens - Long the Northwest's most prize winning real estate and lodging advertising guru reveals agency and marketing secrets.

AND a full report of the Western VRMA conference held in Portland April 13-14, 2015.

Dates: May 13, 2015
Hours: 11am - 3pm
Address: 1621 12th Avenue (Capitol Hilll) Seattle, WA 98122
Price: $20 for Lunch
Contact Person: Josh Dettweiller
Phone: 206-701-91429
Fax: 888-628-0839
Email:

June

Flag Day Parade

Honor our nation's flag with an old fashioned parade. Over 80 entrants parade through the streets of downtown Ocean Shores. Address: Ocean Shores Convention Center, 120 West Chance A La Mer Ave. NW Ocean Shores, WA 98569 ocean shores Email: Website: OceanShoresAct.com

Dates: June 13th, 2015
Hours: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sand and Sawdust Festival

Teams of master sand sculptors, amateurs, and families compete on the beach. Address: Ocean Shores Convention Center, 120 W. Chance A La Mer Ave., Ocean Shores, WA 98569 Phone: 360-289-2451

Dates: June 26-28, 2015

Festival of Colors

Come fly a kite or enjoy the antics of colorful kites filling the skies. On the beach. Address: On the Beach at the Chance Ala Mer approach Ocean Shores, WA 98569 Phone: 360-289-4103 Email: Website: OceanShoreskites.com

Dates: June 6-7, 2015

Ocean Shores Wearable Art Festival

Artists of all media types create functional and not-so-functional pieces of spectacular fashion in this year's show that comes to life in one magical evening of music, dance and WEARABLE ART. Price: $15-20 Contact Person: Tricia Funk & Eric Bjella Address: Ocean Shores Convention Center, 120 W. Chance A La Mer Ave., Ocean Shores, WA 98569 Phone: 360-589-7778 Email: Website: oswearableart.com/

Dates: June 6, 2015

July

Ocean Shores Beach Blast

Featuring a variety of nonstop music, vendors, s’mores and you! Price: Free Contact Person: Puget Sound Trade Shows & Events Address: Ocean Shores Convention Center, 120 W. Chance A La Mer Ave., Ocean Shores, WA 98569 Phone: 800-874-6737 Email: Website: oceanshoresbeachblast.com

Dates: July 11, 2015
Hours: 10am-6pm

Sun & Surf Motorcycle Run

Thousands of motorcycles converge here for a Parade, Stunt Riders and Vendors. Come out and enjoy the bon fire and fireworks display. Address: Ocean Shores Convention Center, 120 W. Chance A La Mer Ave., Ocean Shores, WA 98569

Dates: July 23-26, 2015

Ocean Shores Triathlon & Footfest

"Trifreaks", welcome to the first annual triathlon weekend. Events include 1/2 Iron Triathlon, olympic Triathlon, Sprint Triathlon, Half Marathon, 10K and 5k runs. Phone: 425-766-8787 Email: Website: Trifreaks.com/Triathlon

Dates: July 11-12, 2015

August

Grayland Open Jet Ski Competition & Motosurf Racing

Top Riders from around the world throwing amazing aerials, precision surfing and racing. Food to feast on, raffle tickets, BBQ, t-shirts and posters. Bring your lawn chair. Price: Free for viewers Contact Person: Dan Lindgren Address: Grayland WA. Take Grayland Beach Rd to beach access Phone: 360-593-0984 Email: Website: WestCoastSurfRiders.com

Dates: August 8-9, 2015

Fun Fly in Ocean Shores

Come fly a kite! It's fun for everyone from novice to professional. Viewers can watch colorful kites soaring in the skies. Address: Ocean Shores Main Beach Phone: 360-289-4103 Website: OceanShoresKites.com

Dates: August 15, 2015
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