2017 Events

June 30, 2017

Aberdeen Founders’ Day Memorial Activities and Dinner

This years’ dinner is an All American Picnic theme and will be hosted by the Aberdeen Museum of History. The day’s events will begin with a visit to the Fern Hill Cemetery to honor the founding families of Aberdeen. Then, at the Aberdeen Museum of History, you will find a wonderful dinner and lots of laughter. Tickets are $40/person and can be purchased at City Center Drug, Grays Harbor Wine Sellars downtown Aberdeen.

July 1, 2017

Aberdeen Founders’ Day Parade & Festival

The parade will begin on the West end of W. Market St. at Franklin Field and head east ending at G St. Kick off will be at 11am sharp and you will know it when you hear our amazing Aberdeen High School Alumni Choir singing!

Competitions, vendors and children’s activities will begin immediately following the parade. Be sure to return by 6pm for the street dance and beer garden on Broadway between Wishkah and Heron in the evening.

  • 11am-12pm     Parade
  • 12pm-4pm      Festival
  • 6pm-10pm      Street Dance

July 4, 2016

Aberdeen’s Annual 4th of July Splash Festival

The event begins at 12:00 p.m. along the beautiful Chehalis River waterfront and includes:

  • live music
  • family entertainers
  • food and craft vendors
  • FREE inflatable rides/games and;
  • a spectacular fireworks show over the river at dark

July Date TBD

Aberdeen’s Annual Potlatch

Join the community in celebrating the people of the Lower Chehalis in sharing food, laughter and bonfires. Fire tending will take place on the North shore at the foot of F St. and South shore on the boat launch of the Chehalis River.


July TBD, 2017

Aberdeen’s 19th Annual Art Walk & Rod Fest

Our team is working hard to bring together artistic creativity from one of the master’s! Yep, you guessed it, ABERDEEN! Some of the worlds most renowned artists and musicians have come out of our little Harbor! Of course, you’ve all heard of Kurt Cobain and Krist Novoselic from Nirvana being from Aberdeen, but what about Patrick Simmons of the Doobie Brothers, or Dale Crover and Matt Lukin of The Melvins? How about Elton Bennett and John Workman? Even famous photographer, Lee Friedlander! And we are creating more great artists e-v-e-r-y-day! Come join us and check out the talent we have to offer. If you are an artist, you need to represent! Email Tawni Andrews at tawniandrews@comcast.net