Welcome to our Friendly City
Hoquiam is located on the west coast of Washington just a few miles from Pacific beaches. Visitors to our city are always made to feel welcome as they enjoy the history, activities, and nature our friendly little community has to offer. You won’t want to miss out on the 7th Street Theatre. Our beautiful and historic restored theater seats more than 1,100 people who always welcome a new show or event to town. The theater is located in downtown Hoquiam.
Chief for a Day
Evan is a 12-year old from Grays Harbor who has faced significant medical challenges his entire life…..Evan has been chosen as the Hoquiam Police Department’s CHIEF FOR A DAY 2016; he will join 32 other “Chiefs” and “Sheriffs” from around the state at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission’s police academy in Burien on August 18, 2016.
This statewide event celebrates the lives of children who have been diagnosed with life-threatening or chronic medical conditions. Evan and his family will visit the police department, be sworn-in at a City Council meeting, tour city facilities, take a tug boat ride from the Hoquiam Riverfront, visit the police academy and ride in the lead patrol car at the Logger’s Playday parade in September….[read more]
Just a short drive from the theatre is luxurious Hoquiam Castle. Constructed in 1897, the exquisite mansion boasted all the comfort amenities of East Coast mansions of the day. The privately owned mansion is open for tours. Interested in history? Locals and visitors alike always enjoy checking out our historic Polson Museum. Learn more about Hoquiam’s rich history here.
Nature and Shopping
If nature is more to your liking, check out the Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge where hundreds of thousands of shorebirds stop over during their spring and fall migrations. The birds feed here on their way North to the Artic and their southern return. A new 1,800′ boardwalk makes walking and viewing of birds and wildlife easy. Of course, you are alwasy welcome at the Grays Harbor Farmers Market and Craft Fair: one of only two Washington State farmers markets open year round. Discover local produce, delicious pastries, fresh seafood, chowder, fine arts, & quality-crafted items
Get to know our City
If you are interested in learning more about our friendly community then you have come to the right place! You will find links to our community gallery, maps, events, activities and attractions. And of course, your feedback is always welcome. Thanks once again for stopping by!