Santa's reindeer ride the waves during a Christmas Ships Fleet parade on the Columbia River (photo by Cheryl Landes) In 2022, the Christmas Ships Fleet will celebrate 68 years of sailing, bringing holiday joy to spectators from St. Helens, Oregon, to Camas-Washougal, Washington, on the Columbia River and from Portland to Lake Oswego, Oregon, on … Continue reading 2022 marks 68th season for the Portland Christmas Ships parade
A fresh, colorful bouquet of dahlias from Jamie's Dahlias in Washougal, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) It's dahlia season. If you want to brighten your home with a bouquet or two, stop at the U-pick field at Jamie's Dahlias in Washougal, Washington. Bouquets of 13 stems are $10 each. If you want a vase, that's … Continue reading Pick your own bouquet at Jamie’s Dahlias in Washougal
Santa's reindeer ride the waves during a Christmas Ships Fleet parade on the Columbia River (photo by Cheryl Landes) The 2021 schedule for the Christmas Ships Fleet in Portland is posted for the Columbia and Willamette River fleets. The fleets will sail December 3-21. Routes vary, so check the pages linked below for more information … Continue reading 2021 Portland Christmas Ships Fleet parade schedule
Image by DanaTentis from Pixabay The Pro/Amateur MX Nationals are back this week at the Washougal Motocross Park, one of the most scenic locations in the circuit. The track is in a forest of fir trees near the Washougal and Columbia Rivers. The competitions wrap up Saturday, July 24. The action starts with the Pro … Continue reading 2021 Pro/Amateur MX Nationals underway in Washougal
Photo by Cheryl Landes The Washougal Police Department and City of Washougal are hosting an ice cream social on Tuesday, August 3, 6-8 p.m., at Hathaway Park at their first National Night Out event. The event includes giveaways, safety demonstrations, and a selfie station. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign to make neighborhoods … Continue reading Ice cream social August 3 in Washougal
Photo by Cheryl Landes The 4th of July Celebration hosted by the Port of Camas-Washougal east of Vancouver, Washington, will not happen this year. "Due to COVID-19, Port of Camas-Washougal has cancelled all events until further notice," reads a statement on the port's News & Events page.
Photo by Cheryl Landes Update, December 3, 2020: Stream the recorded tree lighting ceremony here. The City of Washougal, Washington, is hosting one virtual and one drive-through event this week to kick off the holiday season. On Thursday, December 3, at 6 p.m., go to the city's Facebook page to watch the tree lighting from … Continue reading Washougal launches the holiday season with virtual tree lighting, drive-through celebration
Evenn during COVID, the Scary Run must go on in Washougal, Washington! This year, the run is virtual, and there are live modified 5K and 10K events on Halloween, 8-11 a.m. For details and to register, go to whyracingevents.com/scary-run-half-marathon-10k-5k. Washougal is 25 miles northeast of Portland.
Santa's reindeeer ride the waves during a Christmas Ships Fleet parade on the Columbia River (photo by Cheryl Landes) Update, December 4, 2020: All meet-and-greets have been cancelled this year due to COVID. The sailings continue as planned, except the Columbia River fleet will not go into Hayden Bay this year. The 2020 schedule for … Continue reading Portland’s Christmas Ships Fleet announces 2020 parade schedule