Makah Days, Neah Bay Washington


Makah Days

Makah Days is a lively festival celebrating the 2,000 years of culture of the Makah tribe featuring a parade, salmon bake, food vendors, traditional dancing and singing, canoe races, and Slahal games.

When is the Makah Days?

Makah Days is typically held the last weekend of August. This year the festival will take place August 25th-27th, 2017.

Where is the Makah Days celebration?

Makah Days celebration is on the Makah reservation in the town of Neah Bay. Neah Bay is the most northwest town in the continental United States. Neah Bay is located at the end of Highway WA-112/113.

How much does Makah Days cost?

Entrance into the festival is free, but a recreational use permit is required if you plan to partake in other recreational activities on the reservation, including hiking, camping, fishing, or visiting Cape Flattery, Shi Shi or other trails and beaches.

What else should I know about Makah Days?

“Makah” means “generous with food” and you are invited to enjoy the salmon bake and traditional foods from over one hundred food vendors. Plan to bring extra cash. For more information, visit their website at

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