This 3.5-mile route offers something to travelers from every walk of life.
What's more PNW than a day-long festival celebrating rain, beer, and Northwest cuisine?
Every year Hama Hama Oysters welcomes the public to their beach to learn about oysters, oyster farming, and life in the Hood Canal, aquatic and otherwise.
Fresh, local, delicious!
Bluegrass families and fans make this an annual “must attend” event in Shelton.
For 73 years, this festival has honored the traditions of an industry which is at its very core…forestry.
Grab your bike and come ride a 20, 32, or 44 mile circuit with medium and rolling hills past beautiful scenery.
Enjoy the cars, homemade pie and ice cream, and the stories.
Tahuya Day features a unique parade with everything from tractor-pulling pirate ships to water cannons, horses, classic cars, and more.
Join Alderbrook Resort & Spa for fireworks, an oyster-eating challenge, cocktails and dancing on the waterfront.
The Allyn Community Association pulls out all the stops for this action-packed weekend of fun on Case Inlet in Allyn.
Where else can you experience a floating golf tee, taste freshly steamed clams, watch your son or daughter build a wooden boat or plop their first hooks into the water in a fishing derby, and take in the talents of dozens of artists from across Hood Canal and the South Puget Sound and beyond?
Sponsored by the North Mason Rotary, this family event offers live music and beer garden, a car show, exhibitors galore, and “Harry Martin’s World Famous Oysters” grilled by the North Mason Chamber of Commerce.
The clans will gather again at the Annual Hood Canal Highland Celtic Festival at Belfair State Park.
The Union community knows how to celebrate the pumpkin! Their “PumpkinFest” is a month-long fall harvest celebration that culminates on Halloween weekend.
Mollusks, microbrews, music and more abound at the annual OysterFest extravaganza in Shelton.
Come celebrate the beginning of paddling season at Alderbrook Resort’s 5th annual St. Paddle’s Day!
America's Best Idea — the national parks — is even better when it is free!
Alderbrook Resort & Spa partners with over 15 regional ciders and local artisans to present an event celebrating the bounties of Fall in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.
Please come out to hear guest speaker Jayni Kamin the new President of the Mcreavy house board speak about the history of the Mcreavy house and the current efforts to restore this Union landmark.
America's Best Idea — the national parks — is even better when it is free!
Celebrate the end of summer at Alderbrook Resort & Spa with live music, locally made libations, an artisan showcase, culinary experiences, and more!
Live music, hot steamer clams, award-winning wines, and good company!
America's Best Idea — the national parks — is even better when it is free! Only 127 of the United States’ 407 national parks usually charge an entrance fee.
The 6th annual Beast of Big Creek Trail race challenges the beastliest of runners to summit Mt. Ellinor during an intrepid half marathon run.
This all-you can eat breakfast includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, and meats; the beverage service features juice, hot chocolate, and Urraco Coffee.
Mason County 4-H members will be showcasing their projects during the upcoming 4-H Extravaganza.
Meet us at Twanoh State Park for a day full of beach walks, children's activities, exhibits, ice tray displays, and more.
This annual community event, hosted by the Shelton-Mason County Chamber of Commerce, offers the community a chance to check out local services, retailers, and restaurants in a fun, casual atmosphere.
All you need is a blanket and a love of music and you are well on your way to a memorable evening.
The timed event welcomes runners and walkers of all ages, competitive and beginners alike. Register before May 12 to ensure you'll receive a t-shirt.
This community event is a celebration of Hood Canal Spot Shrimp and other local seafood.
Held annually, Traveler Days in Union is an arts-focused community celebration at its best.
Only 127 of the United States’ 407 national parks usually charge an entrance fee. Start planning your visit. America's Best Idea — the national parks — is even better when it's free!
Recharge after Christmas with the third annual Mid-Winter Bluegrass Celebration.
Downtown Shelton knows how to kick off the season with the HOLIDAY MAGIC event! For years there has been a joint effort between the Shelton Downtown Merchants and the Kristmas Town Kiwanis in creating two days of merriment and family activities and this year is no different.
Friday, December 4th: Tree lighting at the Post Office Park (6:00pm), followed by over 100 singers leading you in song. Then, Marshmallow Roasting, Wagon Rides, Santa and Mrs. Claus, Kiddie Train Rides, Christmas Skit by Mason Co. Christian School, Art Walk, Entertainment, Games with great prizes and more. ALL EVENTS ARE FREE
Saturday, December 5th: Many businesses will be open for shopping, the “Missile Toe” Mile run begins at 4:00pm and then there’s the CHRISTMAS PARADE at 5:00pm.
Family fun + a sample of the freshest in the Northwest! Join us at the West Side Improvement Club in Bremerton this weekend.
The fun continues on day 2!
West Coast Oyster Shucking Championship & Washington State Seafood Festival
Mollusks, microbrews, music and more abound at the annual OysterFest extravaganza in Shelton. Always the first full weekend in October, this local favorite festival draws visitors from all across the state—all in search of the perfect oyster, oyster fritter, oyster stew, or just plain oyster on the half shell.
The Union community knows how to celebrate the pumpkin! Their “PumpkinFest” is a month-long fall harvest celebration that culminates on Halloween weekend with, what else—a pumpkin catapult competition organized by the Union Tourism Association. The coming together of families, community and the bounty of the harvest all begins at Hunter Farms in Union.
A land of beauty and variety. With nearly one million acres, Olympic encompasses several distinctly different ecosystems and protects a rich mosaic of natural and cultural history. Untamed rivers flow from glacier-capped peaks through valleys of old-growth forests, waves crash against a shoreline rich with life, and only trails traverse the vast interior of this internationally recognized wilderness. Come explore!
Habitat for Humanity of Mason County is excited to partner with the Port of Shelton for their signature event - Habitat Takes Flight for Affordable Housing! This event is one of a kind in Mason County, offering a wide variety of community activities, including vendors, food and beverage, a static air show, free plane rides for kids 8-18 and car show, live music and so much more! So save the date and come see us September 12th!
Stop by Walter Dacon Winery during your Labor Day spent on the Wild Side of Washington. Indulge in fresh steamer clams (done up Walter style) from Taylor Shellfish Farms, soak up the rich juices with rustic french bread and enjoy other snacks along with a sampling of some of the best wine the PNW has to offer. Round it all off with live music by Teacher.
The clans will gather again at the 5th Annual Hood Canal Highland Celtic Festival at Belfair State Park. It is a weekend full of fun, featuring: the Gathering of the Clans, sanctioned Highland games, Highland and Celtic Entertainment, pipe bands and dancers, Scottish and Celtic vendors, herding dogs demonstrations, food vendors and a beer garden.
Please welcome Caitlin Jemma to the historic stage at Robin Hood Restaurant and Pub. Music starts at 7pm.
Purchase tickets for this annual event at the Alderbrook Country Store. Every year we get the best fresh Pacific Salmon and grill it over alder. That smoky slab of salmon gets served up with corn on the cob, scalloped potatoes, and our special recipe corn bread. Save room for dessert! Homemade local blackberry and apple pies. Good food, better company… invite your friends and make an afternoon of it!
More information here: http://www.thenccu.org/salmon-bbq-august-29/
Adults: (in advance) - $15 // (at the door) - $17
Kids 6-12: (in advance) - $7 // (at the door) - $10