Mark Your Calendars for Family Fun Spring Activities!

Get ready for family friendly fun on Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula!

 wiegardt_04_2004 PAA Spring Art ShowThe Peninsula Arts Association presents their annual Spring Art Show in Long Beach. Come and view amazing art by over 50 local artists! Take home some inspiring works of art to treasure for a lifetime! Visit the show at Long Beach Depot Building & PAA Office located at 3rd North & Pacific Hwy,  Long Beach, April 25-27, 10AM-5PM

Black Lake Fishing Derby


Come out with the entire family and enjoy an exciting day of fishing on beautiful Black Lake in Ilwaco! This kids-only derby kicks off at 7am, features a tasty pancake breakfast, and offers prizes by age group and catch! Registration opens at 7AM at the event! Ilwaco, April 26

 1173785_627799253971325_1093294178_n Keep up with the latest in Razor Clam Digging!The 2014 Spring recreational razor clam season is coming to a close and the WDFW has just announced BONUS digs in May 2014! Don’t let this opportunity pass you by! The whole family can take part in this uniquely Pacific Northwest subsistence activity. April 27- May 4,
 salmon1 Fish ON!Halibut Season kicks off May1! Get ready for a summer FULL of family fishing fun! Local fisheries are expected to have another great season! BOOK your trip today! Chinook Salmon season starts on May 31 and runs through June 13. Regular Salmon Season follows just behind, beginning on June 14 through September. Click here for complete fishing seasons and regulations. May – September, 2014
 KP 64th Annual Loyalty DaysWitness the longest running Loyalty Day celebration in the nation! This annual Loyalty Celebration is a weekend full of family fun activities and remembrance. Join us on Saturday for the Children’s Parade and Blessing of the Fleet in Ilwaco, followed by the Loyalty Day Parade in Long Beach on Sunday. Peninsula-Wide, May 3-4
 portofsatmark Saturday Market at the PortSaturday, May 3 is the 2014 season opener for the delightful Saturday Market at the beautiful Port of Ilwaco. Come and check out what’s FRESH at the Port, take home some great trinkets, and eat your heart out! May 3 – September 27, 10AM-4PM.
 NHlighthouse Happy Birthday, North Head Lighthouse!On June 7th from 11:00 A.M. until 3:00 PM, Come and celebrate the 116th birthday of the lighthouse & the 101st birthday of Washington State Parks!This is a FREE day in Washington State Parks so no Discovery Pass is needed.  The celebration will be a gala affair with speakers, refreshments, tours of the lighthouse keepers residence, tours of North Head Lighthouse and a new look at the Museum adjacent to the North Head Gift Store. Ilwaco, June 7 

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Get ready for an action packed weekend on the Long Beach Peninsula!

Saturday Market at the Port of Ilwaco, WA State Parks FREE Days, Beach Cleanup, Local Art, and RAZOR CLAMS GALORE! There is tons of family friendly fun to be had all weekend long!

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The morning razor clam dig continues through Easter weekend. Read all about the current dig on our recent Clam Digging Blog! April 15-20 - 1920 × 1080 - Search by image Free download Wallpaper for North Head Lighthouse Cape Disappointment State Park Washington WA State Parks FREE Days

In honor of Spring Saturday Free Day, and in Honor of Earth Day, all Washington State Parks will have Free admission! No Discover Pass required! Get out and behold the beauty of the Long Beach Peninsula! April 19 & 22


Return of the Giant Fry Pan

The Long Beach Razor Clam Festival returns with tons of fun for the whole family! Free Clam digging lessons, contests, live music, entertainment, the 2nd Annual Chowder Taste-Off and new this year, the RETURN of the Giant Fry Pan! Come out and celebrate this uniquely Northwest family subsistence activity! April 19


Saturday Market at the Port

The Saturday Market at the Port of Ilwaco is opening early this year for a special Clam Festival Market! Head to the Port from 10AM-4PM and stroll along the beautiful waterfront and shop ’til you drop! Don’t forget to check out the local shops, art galleries, and delicious dining options available at the beautiful Port of Ilwaco! Don’t worry, there is plenty of parking! April 19


Calling all “Voluntourists

Join the Grass Roots Garbage Gang on Saturday at 10:30 AM on all our major Peninsula beach approaches. Come out and help clean our 28 miles of beach. All are welcome and FREE chowder is included after volunteering! Treasure the beauty of our beaches and lend a hand in honor of Earth Day! April 19

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Laughing Clam Art Sale

The Peninsula Arts Association is having a special Art sale in conjunction with the Razor Clam Festival. Check out the amazing art offerings at their space located at 3rd North & Pacific in downtown Long Beach from 10AM-5PM on Saturday! April 19

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