Long Beach Razor Clam Festival Events

FREE Razor Clam Digging Lessons

Learn how to dig razor clams like a local. Clambassadors will be on the beach near the Bolstad Approach on Saturday and Sunday mornings showing eager diggers how to pull razor clams from the sand. Be sure to bring a shovel or clam gun, a clamming license and a bucket...

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How to Clean Your Razor Clams

Cleaning razor clams can be an intimidating task. Luckily, our local clam digger can guide you through the process. Demonstrations will be held at the Bolstad Beach Approach Pavilion in downtown Long Beach on Saturday 9:30 -10 AM and Sunday 10:30 - 11 AM....

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Clam Chowder Taste-Off

Put your taste buds to work at the annual Clam Chowder Taste-Off at the Long Beach Elks, where local restaurants compete for the coveted Best Chowder trophy. An entry ticket scores you chowder samples and a drink, a 2017 tide book, an official Razor Clam Festival...

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Clam Fritter Cook-Off

Gather around the World’s Largest Frying Pan in downtown Long Beach to watch students from Ilwaco High School’s Culinary Arts Program prepare tasty clam fritters. Three celebrity chefs judge the competition and spectators enjoy tasty bites while they’re available....

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Amateur Chowder Competition

Think your homemade chowder is the best? Put it to the test! Twelve participants will have their best batch of chowder judged by a select Tom Douglas Restaurant Chef Panel. Prizes are awarded to the top 3 finishers: 1st place gets $250 and the clam trophy, 2nd place...

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North Jetty Beer Garden

Stop by the North Jetty Brewing Beer Garden and try some of their delicious, local, microbew beer featuring  Leadbetter red and North Head IPA on tap. Saturday, 3 PM - 6 PM Veterans Memorial Park [map] LIVE MUSIC 1 PM- 7 PM BEER GARDEN 1 PM - 8...

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Street Entertainment

Saturday, 11 AM - 5 PM Downtown Long Beach, WA Be on the lookout for Dennis Duck, in clamming gear, the Clambassidore, The Little mermaid & Jack the Pirate roaming the streets during the event be sure to stop them for photos! ...

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Clam Gear Vendors

Dennis Company: 201 N Pacific Hwy, Downtown Long Beach, WA [map] Clam Festival Vendors will be at Dennis Company in Long Beach.  Stop by for Find clam digging necessities at Dennis Company in downtown Long Beach. Clam Fest vendors will show their wares Saturday – meet...

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Contests

Saturday, 8 AM - 12 PM Dennis Company: 201 N Pacific Hwy, Downtown Long Beach, WA Bring your clam limit to Dennis Company and see how you measure up against the competition. Contests include “Biggest Clam Dug”, “Smallest Clam Dug”, “Best Looking Limit” and “Number of...

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Visit the Famous Giant Spitting Clam

Downtown Long Beach [map] No trip to the Razor Clam Festival is complete without a selfie next to Long Beach’s famous Giant Spitting Clam. Use the hashtag #LongBeachRazorClam when you post your photos to social media. Twenty-five cents is all it takes to bring the...

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Saturday Market at the Port of Ilwaco

A favorite among locals and visitors alike, this year’s Saturday Market at the Port of Ilwaco kicks off a bit early in honor of the Razor Clam Festival.  Find art, plants, souvenirs, tasty bites and much, much more at this lively summer market. Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4...

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