Ocean Shores hosts an annual Beachcombers Fun Fair at the convention center in early March. See displays of glass floats and driftwood art, and sample the fresh seafood.
Ocean Shores’ annual Festival of Colors, held each May, is family fun with a sandcastle contest, arts and crafts bazaar, and kite festival.
The International Kite Challenge competition is held out on the beach in the first week of June.
In late July, the leather-jacket crowd rolls into Ocean Shores for the Harley Owners Group Sun & Surf Run, an event that attracts 2,000 bikes and riders.
The Dixieland Jazz Festival in early November features acts from all over the Northwest at the convention center and around town.
© Ericka Chickowski from Moon Washington, 8th edition