Experiences that memories are made of.
Photography by Noel Johnson - Click to enlarge.
2006 Events by Date
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July 1 - 4
Go Fourth Celebration
Parade, Street Fair, Kids Activities, and Fireworks
Lake Sacajawea, Longview, WA
Longview/Kelso Chamber of Commerce, 360-577-1800
Historic Deep River Pioneer Church Music Series
Sundays at 3pm at the Deep River Pioneer Church
Deep River Valley Road, Deep River, WA
Independence Day Fireworks at the Port
Feel the Thunder! Join locals at the Port of Ilwaco for fireworks at dusk.
Mack Funk 360-642-3143
Long Beach SummerFest!
Clowns, Bubbles, Face Painting, Musicians, Pets, Contests, Fun & Games, a Dunk Tank and More! SummerFest events are FREE and family-friendly, in Downtown Long Beach
Ragan Andrew 360-642-4421
Salmon Ocean Fishery Season
Salmon ocean fishery season is expected to open in early JULY 2006, Sunday through Thursday. Call your favorite charter office NOW for reservations!!
Saturday Market at the Port
A weekly Saturday Market with vendors selling arts, crafts, housewares, plants, foods, hand-sewn items, beauty makeovers, weekly entertainment & more!
Port of Illwaco
Sharon Saunders 360-642-3495
July 1 - 2 (as well as June 31st)
Tum Tum Mountain Native American Encampment
Territorial Park - Amboy, WA
July 3 (8:30am)
Skyline Golf Tournament
Skyline Golf Course, 20 Randall Drive, Cathlamet, WA
Cathlamet Kiwanis Club, 360-795-3281 or 360-795-8052
Clatskanie Heritage Days Festival and 4th of July Parade
Down Home Family Fun along the Clatskanie River
Independence Day Fireworks on the Beach
The main event is one of the best fireworks shows around, set off in front of the Long Beach boardwalk.
Hours of spectacular pre and post-show fireworks can be seen up and down the length of our 28 miles of beach. This is one of those has-to-be-seen-to-be-believed events.
City of Long Beach 360-642-4421
Ocean Park's Old Fashioned Independence Day
Grand Parade, Arts & Crafts, Food, Live Music, Pet Parade and fun for everyone in the family!
Ocean Park, WA
Judy Beezley 360-665-5031 or Jenny Sheldon 360-665-3000
Beach Cleanup Day!
Shelly, 360-665-5388 or
July 7 - 9
Amboy Territorial Days 2006
Logging Show, Parade, Carnival, Entertainment, and more!
July 8 (7:30pm)
Medley of Music Performances - Keys & Wind
Pioneer Church, 100 Main Street (behind the Fire House), Cathlamet, WA
Pioneer Community Association, 360-849-4328 or 360-465-2519
Woodland Heritage Day
Holland America Bulb Farms, 1066 S. Pekin Rd., Woodland, WA 98674
Featuring old fashioned tractors and equipment and a draft horse plowing demonstration.
Art Walk at Ilwaco Harbour Village, Port of Ilwaco
Refreshments, Gifts & Free Raffl
Bruce Peterson, 360-642-2291
2006 Kalama Fair
Bald Eagle Festival
Parade, Old Car Show, Street Fair, Run-Walk Challenge, and Fireworks
Main Street, Cathlamet, WA
Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce, 360-795-9996
July 15-16 (10am - 5pm)
Annual Art Sale
10am - 5pm, Pioneer Church, 100 Main Street (behind the Fire House), Cathlamet, WA
Cathlamet Women's Club, 360-795-6222
July 15 (8:00am)
Bald Eagle Run-Walk Challenge
Starts on Main Street in Cathlamet, WA
Wahkiakum High School, 360-849-4305
July 15 - 16
Ilwaco Heritage Museum, 360-642-3446
July 16 (10am - 4pm)
Wooden Boat Show, Festival, and Salmon BBQ
Elochoman Slough Marina, Cathlamet, WA
Elochoman Slough Marina, 360-795-3501
July 21 - 22
22nd Annual SandSations
From kids to masters, everyone can enter! Big prize money and loads of fun, pet parade & contest, free hot dogs & more! Bring your camera.
Susan Hofelt 360-642-2613 or Merry Scharfe 360-642-8034
La Center Our Days Festival 2006
Karen Dodds, 360.263.4963
July 23 - 24
Relay for Life
7:00 am to 1:00 pm at Ilwaco High School
Mavis Schuka 888.366.3267
July 26 - 30
FinnFest USA '06: Sisu & Sauna!
FinnFest USA '06 is a national festival of Finnish culture with folk and classical music, art, games, foods, dancing, films, lectures, exhibits, tours, religious services and a Tori.
Anita Raistakka 360-484-3376 or 1-800-451-2547
July 29 - 30
61st Annual NPRA Sanctioned Rodeo
Bareback Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, Bull Riding Calf Roping, Breakaway Calf Roping, Barrel Racing, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, Mutton Bustin', Water Race & Bag Race, Hangman's Race, Trailer Race, Rescue Race, Stick Horse Race-Saturday is family night.
Cowboy Breakfast Sunday. Main events both days.
Don't miss the Western Hoedown at the Ilwaco Heritage Museum! 360-642-3446
Becky Huddleston 360-642-7301 or 360.244.9001
Kalama Blues Festival