Ocean Shores EventsIf you are looking for fun things to do in Ocean Shores, June is the best time to visit our beautiful coastal town! Discover one of the most significant Ocean Shores events of the year at the Sand and Sawdust Festival. This summer, stay with us at The Grey Gull and experience the fun and creativity at this unique Ocean Shores WA event.

When and Where

Every year, the last weekend of June turns Ocean Shores WA into a bustling festival of wood carving, sand sculptures, and much more. Only a few minutes from The Grey Gull, the Sand and Sawdust Festival is held at the Ocean Shores Convention Center. Walk or rent a scooter to experience the quaint coastal community on your way to all of the fun and discover the artistic talents of locals and visitors alike. Admission is free, and you can either spectate as various artists put their skills to the test in creating sand sculptures, wood carvings, and more or participate in the auctions and take one of the magnificent pieces home with you!

Ocean Shores EventsSand, Chainsaws, and More!

Though the main attractions tend to be the marvelous works of art cultivated from wood and sand, there are many other discoveries to be made at this favorite Ocean Shores event. Showcasing over 25 artists from all over North America and South America that will produce their best chainsaw artworks yet, sandcastle workshops, and more, this is one of the most popular Ocean Shore events for art enthusiasts from near and far. You can also discover craft beer stands, craft vendors, delicious food, family activities like the rock climbing wall, quick carve sand castle contests, music, and much more during the Sand and Sawdust Festival! Bring the kids or simply get away from it all for a while to experience and artistic showcase that you will never forget.

Enjoy the Whole Weekend in Ocean Shores

During the Sand and Sawdust Festival, enjoy far more than the festivities by spending the whole weekend with us at The Grey Gull. Explore all of the different things to do in Ocean Shores by visiting some of our favorite local finds like Damons Point, Playtime Family Fun, several beautiful beaches, and much more! There is no shortage of fun adventures when you check out Ocean Shores events like the Sand and Sawdust Festival. Come to Ocean Shores this June for an exciting excursion you will remember forever.