Southwest Washington Festivals and Events
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July 2008

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July TBA
Bare Bones Car Show
The Eerie 8's Car Club present their 3rd Annual Family-Friendly event in downtown Long Beach, at Funland Field. Portland-based Rockabilly Band The Flapjacks perform. Pre-1975 cars in all stages of restoration are welcome.
Long Beach Peninsula, WA

Historic Deep River Pioneer Church Music Series
Deep River Valley Road, Deep River, WA
Sundays at 3pm at the Deep River Pioneer Church

July TBA
Independence Day Fireworks at the Port
Feel the Thunder! Join locals at the Port of Ilwaco for fireworks at dusk.

July 1
Salmon ocean fishery season
Salmon ocean fishery season dates are expected to be announced in April and will be open Sundays through Thursdays. Call your favorite charter office NOW for reservations!!

May - Sept (10a - 4p)
Saturday Market at the Port of Ilwaco
Ilwaco, WA
Shop in a beautiful setting for food, baked goods, produce, artwork, jewelry, soaps, candles, and plants.
Contact for more info or to be a vendor.

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, WA.

May - Oct (Fridays 3 - 6pm)
Two Islands Farm Market
62 W. Birnie Slough Road, Cathlamet, WA
Shop for locally grown plants, flowers, herbs, produce, poultry, beef and lamb, along with delicious bread and pies. Visit the Master Gardener and 4H booths, while enjoying live music.
Contact for more info or to be a vendor.

July 3-6
Go Fourth Celebration
Lake Sacajawea, Longview, Washington
Parade, Street Fair, Kids Activities, and Fireworks
Sponsored by Longview/Kelso Chamber of Commerce

July 4th
Clatskanie Heritage Days Festival and 4th of July Parade
Clatskanie, OR
Down Home Family Fun along the Clatskanie River

July 4
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.
Long Beach Peninsula, WA

July 4
Ocean Park's Old Fashioned Independence Day Parade
Ocean Park, WA

July 4
Ridgefield 4th of July Celebration
Parade, Pie Eating Contest, Fun Run, and much more...
Ridgefield, WA

July 4 - 6
Tum Tum Mountain Native American Encampment
An event where friends get to meet annually and enjoy all kinds of activities, including; drumming, dancing and flute music. There are vendor stalls where many Native American goods are sold.
Amboy, WA

July 5
Beach Cleanup Day!
Join locals and visitors in cleaning up the beach. Oh, the treasures you'll find!
Long Beach Peninsula, WA

July 10
Art Walk at Ilwaco Harbour Village, Port of Ilwaco
Refreshments, Gifts & Free Raffle

July 11 - 13
Territorial Days
Logging show, parade, carnival, vendors, and more.
Amboy, WA

July 12 - 14
Kalama Fair
Kalama, WA

July 12 (7:30pm)
Medley of Music Performances
Pioneer Church, 100 Main Street (behind the Fire House), Cathlamet, WA
Performers To Be Announced
Sponsored by the Pioneer Community Association
360-849-4328 or 360-465-2519

July 12
Miss Teen La Center
La Center, WA

July 12 (8:30am)
Skyline Golf Tournament
20 Randall Drive, Cathlamet, WA
Sponsored by the Cathlamet Kiwanis Club

July 12
Waikiki Beach Concert Series
Waikiki Beach in Cape Disappointment State Park

July 19-20
Bald Eagle Festival
Main Street, Cathlamet, WA
Parade (11am, Saturday), Old Car Show, Street Fair, Run-Walk Challenge, and Fireworks, Saturday, 9:45pm at the Marina
Sponsored by Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce

July 19 (8:00am)
Bald Eagle Run-Walk Challenge
Starts on Main Street in Cathlamet, WA
Sponsored by Wahkiakum High School

July 19 - 20
Clamshell RailRoad Days
Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum (aka Ilwaco Heritage Museum)

July 20 (10a - 4p)
Wooden Boat Show and Salmon BBQ
Elochoman Slough Marina, Cathlamet, WA
PLUS the Wahkiakum Farmer's Market
Sponsored by the Elochoman Slough Marina

July 25
23rd 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.
Long Beach Peninsula, WA

July 25-27
Finnish-American Folk Festival
Naselle High School on SR4, Naselle, WA
Authentic Food and Entertainment

July 26
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.
Long Beach Peninsula, WA

July 26
Waikiki Beach Concert Series
Waikiki Beach in Cape Disappointment State Park

July 26
La Center Our Days Festival
Fun filled community festival includes: Cruise-In, Kid Zone, Live Music, Great Food, Vendors, Power Tool Drag Races, Monster Truck Rides, Parade, and much more.
La Center, WA

Jul 30 - Aug 2
Cowlitz County Fair and Rodeo
Cowlitz County Fairgrounds, Longview, WA

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