Event List

Here is a list of events in charming Downtown Camas:

Click here for a printable 2024 downtown event calendar!

Click here for the Calendar of Events for the Camas Public Library

Camas First Fridays are hosted by the DCA and downtown merchants each month of the year. Held from 5-8pm, these themed passport events feature activities, art, dining, and after hours shopping—fun for the whole family! You may want to call ahead for dining reservations and come down early to shop and stroll. Always a fun time!
Click here for a list of all First Friday themes in 2024!

Little Art Camas, a 2-day community exhibition of original small-scale artworks created by local artists. All ages and skill levels welcome. It is a spectacular display! All artists will create art on 3 “little” panels and these will be showcased at the exhibit. All sales benefit downtown public art efforts! March 22nd & 23rd for 2024.

Spring Clean-up & Planting Day, the last Sunday in April (the 21st for 2024), 1 – 4 pm. A community-powered floral beautification day. Come lend a hand and help turn our town into a visual delight to enjoy all summer long!

The Camas Plant & Garden Fair, The Saturday just before Mother’s Day each year (May 11th for 2024), 9am-4 pm – This event fills the entire downtown area with a fantastic selection of plant & garden related items from local vendors and draws in thousands of people each year to enjoy the variety and diversity of plant and garden options.

Camas Farmer’s Market, Wednesdays, June 5th through October 2nd, 2024, 3-7 pm – A shopper’s paradise. Come to nibble or shop ’til you drop! A variety of local produce, plants, and food all from local vendors. True to their mission of offering an agriculturally based market that educates and provides access to healthy food options to all in the community.

The Camas Car Show, the last Saturday of June (June 29th, 2024), 2-7:00pm – It wouldn’t be summer in Camas without the Annual Camas Car Show!  Come downtown to check out all the classic and custom cars while local merchants celebrate the height of summer throughout town!

Camas Days,  On July 26th & 27th, 2024, the community of Camas celebrates with a parade, music, street vendors, bathtub races, a wine & microbrew street, and kid’s activities. Organized by the Camas-Washougal Chamber of Commerce. Crafts and food court: 10am-8pm. Wine, microbrew and music: 5-11pm.

Picnic in Color, this fun, colorful and kid-friendly art event takes place July 28th (the Sunday of Camas Days weekend) from 11am – 4pm.  This event is organized by the Downtown Camas Association and provides a day full of creativity and family fun!

Summer Nights Sips & Bites Celebrate all things summer at this ticketed event on August 15th, 2024 from 5pm-9pm. Enjoy tropical cocktail sips, live island music, and local bites throughout Downtown Camas

The Camas Vintage & Art Street Faire  August 24th, 2024, 9am-3pm, brings antiques, vintage vendors, upcycled items, and a wide variety of art vendors to town. Food vendors and live entertainment add to the fun.

Camas Downtown Throwdown! Thursday September 19th, 2024. Enjoy a night of friendly competition and fundraising for local food access. Go head to head with friends and strangers at the games, shopping adventures, challenges, trivia, puzzles and more and compete for amazing prizes, all for a worthy cause.

Boo Bash Trick or Treat October 23rd, 2024, 3-5pm: Families are invited downtown to “trick-or-treat” in full costume at participating businesses, the Camas Library and City Hall.

Holiday Sip & Shop in Downtown Camas is on Thursday, November 14th, 2024 from 4-9pm. Shopping, sipping, music, and other fun holiday activities! A “fun”draiser for our Downtown Camas efforts!

Little Box Friday, Small Business Saturday and the Golden Ticket Event help encourage shopping local for the holidays! Little Box Friday is November 29th, 2024(the day after Thanksgiving) and Small Business Saturday is November 29th. The Golden Ticket event starts on Little Box Friday and runs through Dec. 13th 2024).

Hometown Holidays, First Friday in December (December 6th, 2024), 5-8pm. Get your photo taken with Santa! Enjoy the beautiful tree, do holiday kids’ crafts, enjoy the caroling and music performances, get sprinkled with snow, drink cocoa, get a start on your holiday shopping, and enjoy the beauty that is Downtown Camas all dressed up for the holidays. All activities free of charge. Hosted by the City of Camas Parks & Recreation Department.

You can view photos of the good times that are happening at First Fridays and other DCA Sponsored Events in our Facebook Photo Albums. Keep informed of upcoming events by signing up for the Weekly Downtown Camas Newsletter!

We hope you will join us for all the events in Downtown Camas!