Windsurfing on the Columbia River, hiking Dog Mountain, chasing waterfalls, grabbing a pint of award-winning beer at Walking Man…those are the things that people tend to think of when they think of Skamania County, Washington. Don’t get us wrong, we LOVE these activities, too! But, we also love attending all of the fun summer events in our community! Keep reading to learn all about the fun events taking place in Skamania County this summer! 


Gorge Blue & Brews Festival (June 21-22)

Microbrews and wines from the Columbia Gorge, food and live blues music. 

Skamania County Fairgrounds in Stevenson. 


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Gorge Blues and Brews Fest in Stevenson, Washington


4th of July Patriotic Parade

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Sasquatch at Stevenson, Washington 4th of July parade
4th of July Ice Cream Social 

Enjoy socializing with friends and neighbors over a scoop or two of ice cream beginning 

at 2:00 pm in the fields next to the Skamania County PUD in Carson.

Traditional 4th of July Celebration with Fireworks Display

Live music and fireworks at dusk at Skamania County Fairgrounds in Stevenson. 

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Gorge Outrigger Races (July 5-6)

Outrigger canoe racers paddle the Columbia River and compete for prizes.

Gorge Downwind Champs (July 8-13) 

Week long downwind paddling festival for OC’s, Surfski’s, and SUP’s.

Columbia Gorge Bluegrass Festival (July 25-28)

Concerts, workshops, and contests at the Skamania County Fairgrounds. 

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Stevenson Waterfront Music Festival (August 2-3)

This festival spans the entire waterfront in Stevenson, with great live music, local food and drinks, and fun for all ages!

Stevenson Waterfront Music Festival

Skamania County Fair & Timber Carnival (August 14-17)

Free fair, entertainment, animals, parade, timber carnival, and family fun for everyone.         

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Ready to come out and explore the Columbia River Gorge? Stevenson, Washington is the perfect base camp for all of your history, cultural and art adventures! With multiple museums, historical landmarks and art studios, there are endless things to do once you arrive in Stevenson! And that’s just in town 🙂 Staying in the Gorge HQ means you’re only minutes from hikes, wineries, waterfalls, scenic drives, fishing, golfing and SO MUCH MORE! Plan your trip now!