Things to Do This Summer: Mason County and the Hood Canal
From Belfair to Shelton, Hoodsport to Seabeck and all along the Hood Canal...summer is FUN in Mason County. Travel to the area is easy and scenic. Whether you take a ferry from Seattle to Bremerton or Edmonds to Kingsport or travel over the Tacoma Narrows bridge, your destination is small town Washington. Hiking trails for all skill levels abound in Mason County and there is plenty of room to boat on local lakes, bays and inlets.
Below is a list of summer events in the Mason County area ranging from family festivals, county fairs, wine tastings and art festivals. Here the pace is slow, the days are long and a variety of outdoor activities are just outside your door. Check out just a few of the upcoming events.
29th Annual Celebrate Hoodsport, Hoodsport, WA
Weekend Street fair, 4th of July Fireworks display and family fun
Tahuya Days, Tahuya, WA
Small town Tahuya celebrates with a Grand Parade, live music, local vendors and family activities
Walter Dacon Wine 4th of July Weekend, Skookum Inlet Rd, Shelton, WA
July 4, 5, and 6
This special wine weekend includes typical 4th of July food, family activities and live music
55th Annual McCleary Bear Festival, McCleary, WA
McCleary celebrates with a parade, softball tournament, family fun, food and much, much more
Mason Area Fair, Port of Shelton Fairgrounds
Formerly known as the Mason County Fair, this 106 year old event is steeped in history and tradition. See live entertainment, great food and crafts as well as 4H and FFA exhibitions and competitions
12th Annual Taste of Hood Canal, Downtown Belfair on Clifton Lake
The "Taste" features local restaurants offering seafood specialties and a variety of local treats. Also includes, beer and wine tasting, arts and crafts booths, a classic car show and more