Wooden Boat Festival August 5-6, 2017

About the Event

Pack up and head to the  Elochoman Slough Marina, on the Columbia River to see folks show off their amazing collection of Wooden Boats!  In addition to the wooden boats of all sizes displayed on both the water and land, the event includes a full program of vendor booths, events, presentations and activities.  The Festival get underway Friday evening with a “Meet and Greet” at Tsuga Gallery on Main Street in Cathlamet.  From 5-7pm enjoy art, conversation and light snacks.

Vote for your favorite craft while enjoying the food, arts and crafts, a marine themed swap meet, kids boat building, rubber ducky racing, shingle model sailboat racing and fun dinghy and rowboat races.

Have a boat?
For more information & registration forms, call the marina office: (360) 795-3501 or email us at: [email protected]

Looking for a place to spend the night? No problem. Visit the accommodations page on this website wahkiakumchamber.com

This year’s details:

Food, Arts & Crafts, Demonstrations, River Outings, Derbies & Games & Marine Swap Sales


Elochoman Slough Marina

A scenic drive along the Pacific North West.


Bank of the Pacific


Hancock Forest Management

Lower Columbia Realty

Bank of the Cascades

Anderson Shake and Shingle

Greg Prestegard

Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce

Tsuga Gallery

River Mile 38 Brewing Co

Photo ChartArt

Mitzi Christensen