Local area events

Many of the events listed below take place in Ocean Shores. View an extensive list of Ocean Shores and surrounding area events for additional info on these events and more, to confirm dates, and discover other things to do in Ocean Shores, Ocean City, and surrounding areas.

Clam Digging

Check out the Washington razor clam digging schedule. Digs are generally during non-summer months and new digs are approved frequently.

2019 Events

  • Chocolate on the Beach Festival: February 21-24
  • UFO Paranormal Summit: March 1-3
  • Razor Clam Festival: March 16-17
  • Dugan’s Fun Run: March 24
  • Ocean Shores Wearable Art Show: June 1
  • Sand & Sawdust Fest: June 28-30
  • Fireworks @ Quinault Beach Resort & Casino: July 4
  • Bikers at the Beach: July 26-28
  • Woof-a Thon: August 10
  • Arts and Crafts Festival: August 30-September 1

Ocean City

  • Perfect beach for kite flying
  • Clam digging certain times of the year
  • Clean, quiet, and uncrowded beaches
  • RV/camping town
  • Closer to scenic drive up the coastal highways

Ocean Shores

  • Go-carts
  • Moped rentals
  • Horse rides on the beach
  • Gift shops
  • Fast food and sit down restaurants
  • Quinalt Beach Resort and Casino
  • Hotel town