August Festivals & Area Events
This is the “not bored” list!
Be sure to hang onto this issue of The Valley Bugler, full of upcoming Festivals and Community Events for the month of August, and mark your calendars with fun.
Saturdays & Sundays all Summer in Long Beach, WA
Enjoy Face Painting, a Horse & Wagon and other fun family things to do at the world’s longest beach!
One such special event is the weekly sidewalk chalk coloring contest, usually held on Saturdays. Another fun adventure is horseback riding on the beach, or flying kites.
Long Beach, WA
Summer Concerts at the Lake. From 6 to 8 p.m Thursdays at Lake Sacajawea thru August 16th.
July 25-28, 11am – 11pm
Cowlitz County Fair & Rodeo! Don’t miss: cowlitzcountyfair.com
Finnish American Folk Festival offers up plenty of fun, music and food.
July 31 – August 4
Clatsop County Fair at the fairgrounds in Astoria, on 109 acres overlooking the Walluski River:
Deep Canyon Challenge
Annual Vernonia Friendship Jamboree and Logging Show.
Clark County Fair at fairgrounds in Ridgefield. Tons of info online:
The Astoria Regatta “Making Waves!” Since 1894, celebrating the beautiful Lower Columbia area with four days of festival fun!
Annual Loggers Jubilee in Morton.
37th Annual Seaside beach volleyball tournament! So fun!
Mount St. Helens Bluegrass Festival in Toledo.
SW Washington Fair in Chehalis.
Wahkiakum County Fair at the County Fairgrounds in Skamokawa
Annual Jazz and Oysters celebration in Oysterville. Where music and good food and drink combine!
Longview Squirrelfest at Civic Center.
Untouchables Car show in Kalama
WA State International Kite Festival in Long Beach. Info and events:
Oregon Tuna Classic in Ilwaco
Hood-To-Coast Relay starting at Mount Hood, ending in Seaside
Chehalis Garlic Fest & Craft Show.
Annual Unique Tin Car Show and Swap Meet with cruise. Totally.
Hub City Car Show in Centralia