Fall is full of fun activities in Long Beach, Washington, especially when you stay with Oceanfront Getaways during October. Spend your days tasting mushrooms and cranberries during the annual harvest season. Fly a kite next to the ocean shore or listen to live outdoor music while on your Washington weekend getaways. Keep reading to find out the annual events in Long Beach that happen each year throughout October.
Wild Mushroom Celebration
With the mushroom harvest season upon us in the Long Beach Peninsula, we love to indulge in the savory edible wild mushrooms. Starting in October and lasting through mid-November, you’ll find mushroom expert-led hiking, restaurants offering select menu options of the delicacy, and mushroom-based events in Long Beach. Find out more information about this year’s annual Wild Mushroom Celebration, here!
Water Music Festival
The Water Music Society is a non-profit organization that provides affordable, diverse music programs in Southwest Washington, and yearly they celebrate their anniversary in October. The Water Music Festival is a three-day event that features several classical music performances and a social hour to kick off each day. During the social hour, there’s wine, sweet treats, and champagne available. To get tickets, check out the classical music acts, and more visit watermusicfestival.com.
The Cranberrian Fair
During your Washington weekend getaways to the Long Beach Peninsula, check out the three-day Cranberrian Fair which happens in mid-October. The event is one of the largest attractions in Washington as it celebrates the annual harvest season of cranberries! The fair takes place at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum, and admission is only five dollars for the entire weekend. Enjoy live demonstrations from artists and crafters, pick up a bag of cranberries and don’t forget to try the signature Cranberry Peach Pie!
One Sky, One World
Throughout various parts of the globe, you’ll find many people flying a kite on the second Sunday of October each year for the One Sky, One World Kite Fly for Peace event. Bring your kite to the Bolstad Approach where you can fly your kites high for an hour or two, sign the global register, and take home a keepsake pin. The One Sky, One World event brings the community together to fly kites as a symbol of world peace.
Family-Friendly Vacations to Long Beach
Get outside to get visually inspired by the transition of the autumn season with a few local events in Long Beach, Washington. Check out our current Winter Specials online to prepare for your post-holiday family vacations. Our town is extremely family-friendly, which means you’ll find a variety of restaurants and things to do in Long Beach with your kids. We also provide pet-friendly rentals, so you’re able to bring the entire family. Please read through our Pet-Rules before booking. To make a reservation for your Washington weekend getaways, please call 1-360-665-3633.