Festive Season Event Guide

Nov 21, 2022 | Winter

The festive season on the peninsula is always a blast! 

Mark your calendars for these fun holiday events:

November 25-27: Holidays at the Beach

A family favorite, Holidays at the Beach kicks off the day after Thanksgiving. Meet Santa, snuggle up in pajamas to watch The Polar Express, join in a Christmas tree lighting, and meet the Holiday mermaid. Check out the full schedule of events and celebrate the holidays with the ocean in view.


November 25-26: Peninsula Arts Association Fall Artisan Tour

Experience the wide variety of incredible Peninsula artists. 

Check out the details here.


December 2nd: Ocean Park Community Tree Lighting 

Santa’s coming to downtown Ocean Park! Visit this charming town for caroling, cider, and more. 

Details here


December 3rd: Crab Pot Christmas 

The Crab Pot Christmas Tree in Ilwaco is a quirky and beloved tradition! Gather round for the official tree lighting and crabby Christmas carols. 

Details here. 


December 3rd: Downtown Raymond Lighted Christmas Parade 

Bundle up for this annual small-town tradition in Raymond as festive floats light up 3rd street. Click here to learn more.


Dec 10 – Holiday market at the Tokeland Hotel

Enjoy mulled wine, live music, and get some holiday shopping off your list at the historic Tokeland Hotel. Learn more here.


New Year’s Eve Fireworks 

Ring in the new year with fireworks at the beach!



Explore more of what Pacific County has to offer.

Celebrate the SEA-son in Pacific County

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The holidays are upon us, and it’s time to be merry and bright. One of our favorite things about our coastal towns is that you can enjoy the classic holiday traditions with a little twist. Join us as we show you how special it...

Eight Reasons to Visit a Beach Town During the Off-Season

When the summer sun is high and the heat is toasting your skin, it’s easy to see why the crowds flock to the sandy seashell shores. But did you know these same coastal towns take on wintery delight when the seasons change? With wide open spaces, charming local events,...

Amazing Winter Hikes on the Long Beach Peninsula

  Let's be honest - hiking on the Long Beach Peninsula is always amazing. But if you find yourself here during the magical winter months, here are some hikes that will leave you in awe.   The North Head Lighthouse Trail is an ADA accessible, .75 mile loop...

How to Go Storm Watching on the Long Beach Peninsula

The best places for storm watching, what you need to bring, and tips for storm watching on the Long Beach Peninsula.

9 Winter Things To Do In Pacific County

  The “hushed season” is the perfect time to visit Pacific County. Whether you’re exploring vast beach, getting a drink at a pub, or tucking into a warm meal at a cozy restaurant, you're bound to have a great time.  Here are nine of our favorite winter things to...

Shop Small, Shop Coastal

Find a gift that's unique and fun for your loved ones this year. Pacific County is a place governed by tides, surrounded by natural beauty, and supported by one-of-a-kind small businesses. Every dollar spent in these cozy coastal and river towns has a big impact on...

9 Romantic Places to Eat on the Long Beach Peninsula

There’s nothing quite like sharing a meal and a bottle of wine with someone special, especially when you’re at the beach. From intimate settings to mouthwatering flavors, these eight restaurants are sure to impress.

Live Music & Festivals in Pacific County

Enjoy live music every night on the Long Beach Peninsula. Be sure to mark your calendar for annual festivals!

6 Romantic Places to Stay on the Washington Coast

Check out these 6 romantic places to stay on the Washington Coast! Find the perfect place to escape with your special someone.

Fantastic Crab and Where to Find Them

Sweet and meaty Dungeness crab is the quintessential crustacean of the west coast and is as good as currency in Pacific County. Anyone native to the area will tell you no crab tastes better. That’s why crab season is always one of the most exciting times of the year!...

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This