Events on the Olympic Peninsula

There's so much to do on the Olympic Peninsula.

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34th Annual North Olympic Mustang Show & Shine
May 6, 2017 - May 7, 2017
Port Angeles

The 34th Annual North Olympic Mustangs Show & Shine will be roaring into Port Angeles on May 6th and May 7th.

A cruise on May 6th will start from the Price Ford Lincoln Parking lot, 3311 E U.S. Highway 101, at 11a.m. The club will head to Salt Creek Recreation area, Olympic National Park Visitor Center, and Cline Spit in Sequim. A Barbecue will conclude the cruise festivities at Price Ford Lincoln.

Registration for the show on May 8th will start at 9a.m. at the Gateway Center in downtown Port Angeles, The entry fee is $20 at the gate, or $15 if registered by April 29th.

3 Day Wildlife Photography Cruise
May 9, 2017 - May 11, 2017
Port Townsend

Join professional wildlife photographer Bart Rulon and Puget Sound Express on a special 3 day wildlife photography expedition focused on whales and other wildlife in and around the San Juan Islands, and the Strait of Juan de Fuca!
This photography workshop is geared toward serious photographers who want to spend the extra time with whales in order to get the best shots.

Olympic Theatre Arts Presents "Vanya and Sonja and Masha and Spike"
May 9, 2017 - May 25, 2017

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

by Christopher Durang

June 9–25, 2017
Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30, Sunday matinees at 2:00
Directed by Jim Guthrie

This Tony-award-winning comedy focuses on three middle-aged single siblings. They discuss their lives and loves, argue, and Masha threatens to sell the house. Some of the show’s elements were derived from works by Anton Chekhov.

3 Day Day San Juan Island Bird
May 22, 2017 - May 24, 2017
Port Townsend

Join Puget Sound Express for exciting 3 day cruises through the San Juan Islands in Washington State. Selected by National Geographic as one of the World’s Top 3 destinations, the waters around the San Juan Islands are home to orcas (killer whales), minke whales, gray whales, humpback whales, Steller sea lions, porpoise, otters, and a dizzying array of seabirds.
We’re very pleased to announce that the Tour Naturalist for our cruise is none other than Bob Boekelheide former Director of the Dungeness River Audubon Center. You won’t find a better guide to the area’s flora and fauna than Bob.

Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts
May 26, 2017 - May 29, 2017
Port Angeles

Memorial Day Weekend May 26-29, 2017

Music performances all weekend long in Port Angeles, WA. More than 40 food, artisan and crafts booths at our festival street fair.

ShrimpFest 2017
May 27, 2017 - May 28, 2017

Emerald Towns Alliance presents ShrimpFest 2017!  Proceeds are donated to community projects.  Live music, local vendors, arts/craft booths, kids' activities, belt sander races (Saturday only 11AM-3PM), delicious food, great fun and shrimp! Limited quantities of Hood Canal Shrimp for sale!

Hood Canal Shrimpfest
May 27, 2017 - May 28, 2017

Brinnon ShrimpFest is a Memorial Weekend festival located on the Hood Canal in Brinnon, WA. This community event is a celebration of Hood Canal Spot Shrimp and other local seafood. It features belt sander races, arts and craft booths, live music, kids activities, delicious food, great fun and shrimp! Limited quantities of Hood Canal Shrimp for sale! Bring along your favorite decorated belt sander to enter the races that will be held at 11AM and 3PM.

Nordland Tractor Days
May 28, 2017
All Breed Dogs Show, Obedience & Rally Trials
June 2, 2017 - June 4, 2017

June 2-4, 2016

9AM-1PM each day

Hurricane Ridge Kennel Club presents the 7th Annual Agility, Rally & Obedience Trials.

Free admission and parking


North Olympic Discovery Marathon
June 4, 2017

Race begins in Blyn and runs along the Olympic Discovery Trail to Port Angeles.

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