Things To Do In Long Beach, WA

Our charming oceanfront hotel brings guests closer to some of the top events and things to do in Long Beach, WA! A selection of events draw thousands of visitors to the Long Beach area each year, adding to the overall magic of our delightful town.

Check out our list of the top events and things to do in Long Beach, WA and book your stay at the Lighthouse Oceanfront Resort today!

Lewis & Clark National Park



Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum

The Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum provides an in-depth look into the Columbia Pacific region, focusing on the history of the area’s Chinookan people and the early pioneers who settled in the area, bringing a wealth of industry and innovation to our coastal region. Guests of the Oceanfront Lighthouse Resort can enjoy FREE admission to this charming museum! Just ask the front desk for a ticket when heading out.

Cape Disappointment Lighthouse

Cape Disappointment Lighthouse

One of the top things to do in Long Beach, WA is spending an afternoon exploring Cape Disappointment and its famous lighthouse! Given its name as a result of explorer John Meares' unsuccessful attempt to cross the river, the domineering lighthouse was the first to be built in the Pacific North West.

Lewis & Clark National Park

National Parks

Our hotel’s idyllic location brings our guests closer to some of the world’s most beautiful parks. Spend a day exploring the trails of famed explorers at the Lewis and Cark National Historic Park, or enjoy a picnic at Fort Stevens State Park! Our friendly staff are always on-hand for any questions you may have about the area.

Kiite Festival


Mermaid Parade

Long Beach Mermaid Parade

Long Beach, Washington shellebrates International Mermaid Day with its first annual mermaid parade! The Long Beach Mermaid Parade, will start at 1 pm, Saturday, October 3, 2020. Mermaids, mermen, sea creatures and land lubbers are invited to join in the fun. Open to all ages, this family-friendly art parade will include both walkers, push/pull carts and motorized float entries.

Prizes for entries will be awarded. The first 20 preregistered parade participants will receive a special VIP pass to Merlandia Art Trail at Queen La De Da’s Mermaid Sandcastle, a commemorative art item by Artist Don Nisbett and perks at future parades. 

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Razor Clams

Long Beach Razor Clam Festival

This historic event dates back to the early 1940s, and the tradition continues today! Sample Razor clams and enjoy a host of events and activities like the North Jetty Beer Garden, free razor clam digging lessons, and a ton of street vendors and performers.

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Jake The Alligator Man’s Birthday

Celebrate the mythical Jake the Alligator Man’s birthday with us! One of the top things to do in Long Beach, WA, this annual event is held each year in Long Beach to celebrate this mummified half man half alligator that resides at Marsh’s Free Museum. This wacky and wild event draws in guests from all over the nation to enjoy a day at the event’s annual car show and other special events throughout the area.

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Kite Festival New

WA State International Kite Festival

This week-long festival brings kite enthusiast from all over the world together for one high-flying event! Experience a week of special events for the whole family to enjoy, with contests, shows, food trucks, and more.

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There are tons of exciting events to attend and fun things to do in Long Beach, WA. Book your stay at the Lighthouse Oceanfront Resort today to experience them all!