Events on the Olympic Peninsula

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

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Native Plant Sale - Kul Kah Han's Garden
September 24, 2017

Kul Kah Han's Native Plant Demonstration Garden at HJ Carroll Park in Chimacum, WA - Sunday September 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Garden/Picnic Shelter at HJ Carroll Park.  A wide variety of drought-tolerant and attractive native plant species:  Trees, shrubs, perennial flowers, ferns, and grasses. Come learn about the joys and benefits of gardening and landscaping with Northwest Native Plants!  Proceeds benefit the garden. More info. contact Bekka Bloom 360-301-6241 or

Dungeness River Festival & Olympic Driftwood Sculptors' Show
September 29, 2017 - October 1, 2017

The Dungeness River Festival, Friday, September 29, celebrates the gifts the River provides and inspires stewardship of this crucial resource. Events and activities will be held in Railroad Bridge Park, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road in Sequim. Admission is free. Students and adults will enjoy more than 20 hands-on nature activities and exhibits including fish printing, and animal pelts to touch, in addition to expert-guided walks, presentations, and more.

President Franklin D. Roosevelt Returns to the Olympic Peninsula
September 30, 2017 - October 1, 2017

This year is the 80th anniversary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's visit to the Olympic Peninsula. A president who envisioned tourism and recreation as the future for the Olympic Peninsula

On Sept. 30th - 80 years to the day - FDR and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt returns to Port Angeles as imitators Scott Larsen and Margaret Bauer.

Hobuck Hoedown Paddle Surf Festival
September 30, 2017 - October 1, 2017
Neah Bay

An epic "back to the roots of NW Surf Paddling Festival" 

Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival
October 6, 2017 - October 8, 2017
Port Angeles

October 6, 2017 - October 8, 2017 The Olympic Peninsula is the home of the Dungeness Crab, named after the nearby village of Dungeness where we celebrate the diverse bounty of our the seafood, agriculture and maritime traditions, and the breathtaking coastal environment. The Festival is right on the waterfront in Port Angeles, Washington, next to Olympic National Park and just a ferry ride away from Victoria, British Columbia.

North Olympic Fiber Arts Festival
October 6, 2017 - October 8, 2017
Olympic Discovery Trail Annual Fundraiser
October 7, 2017
Port Townsend

The Peninsula Trails Coalition presents its annual fundraiser for support and development of the Olympic Discovery Trail. The FreddyPink 10-piece Rock & Soul band plays for your dancing pleasure. A silent auction of over 150 valuable items is available for your viewing starting at 5:30 PM. Food and drink (beer, wine, cider, & soft drinks) are available for snacking. Food provided by Jefferson Healthcare chef Arran Stark.

Kinetic Skulpture Race
October 7, 2017 - October 8, 2017
Port Townsend

A Kinetic Skulpture is a human powered, artistically enhanced vehicle that must go through sand (Kwick Sand), mud,(The Dismal Bog), float on water, and transverse hilly, silly neighborhoods. Some skulptures are engineering marvels while most are a mixture of bicycle parts, styrofoam, duct tape, imagination and prayers. Awards are given to each racer whether they want it or not, but the most highly prized award is the “Mediocrity Award,” the skulpture that finishes in the middle of the pack. Bribes help.

World Apple Day at Finnriver
October 14, 2017


This annual event features live music, country dancers, apple identification, apple treats and more.  New this year is a community Square Dance at 4:30 and the 'world premier' of a new short animation about Finnriver cider by local animator and filmmaker Andrea Love.  The 90 second film features wool figurines and a series of hand drawn images explaining our cidermaking process.

Hickory Shirt Heritage Days “Fish N Brew”
October 14, 2017

Fish and brew entries accepted at noon
Judges and People’s Choice awards
Locally caught fish and homemade brew
Past entries have included salmon chowder, smoked salmon and salmon ice cream.
Live Music by: Loose Gravel
Sponsored by West End Business & Professional Association

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