Olympic Peninsula Summer Fun

Olympic Peninsula Summer Fun

PRESS RELEASE

Olympic Peninsula Summer Fun
All-Summer-Long Events and Festivals Schedule Announced

PORT ANGELES, Wash. — Surrounded by the Pacific Ocean on the west, the Strait of Juan de Fuca on the north, and the Hood Canal on the east, the Olympic Peninsula – Washington’s premier destination for eco-conscious travelers and outdoor enthusiasts – is pleased to announce their All-Summer-Long Calendar of Events. The following list is highlights of On-going Summer Events, Culinary Festivals, Cycling Events, and a sampling of other monthly events and activities. More Olympic Peninsula events can be found at OlympicPeninsula.org.

On-going Summer Events – Music and Tours

  • Music in the Park: June – August every Tuesday • James Center for the Performing Arts, Sequim • 360-683-4139
  • Outdoor Music Concert Series: June – Sept • Sequim Library • NOLS.org
  • Olympic Music Festival: Aug – Sept • Fort Worden, Port Townsend • OlympicMusicFestival.org
  • Forks Logging & Mill Tours: May 25 – Sept 7 every Wednesday • ForksWA.com
  • West End Thunder Drag Races: June – Sept one weekend per month • Forks Airport • WestEndThunder.com
  • Concerts on the Dock: July – Aug every Thursday • Pope Marine Visitor Plaza, Port Townsend • EnjoyPT.com
  • Concerts on the Pier: June – Aug every Wednesday • Port Angeles City Pier • PortAngeles.org
  • Art Ranger Tour: June – Sept every 1st Saturday • Port Angeles Fine Arts Center • PAFAC.org
  • Port Angeles Underground Tour: May 19 – Nov 15 • Port Angeles Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center • 360-452-2363

 

Culinary Festivals

  • May 7 – 8: NW Wine & Cheese Tour • Olympic Peninsula Wineries • OlympicPeninsulaWineries.org
  • May 28 – 29: Shrimpfest • Brinnon • EmeraldTowns.org/shrimpfest
  • Aug 6: 34th Annual Joyce Daze Wild Blackberry Festival JoyceWa.com
  • Aug 12: Quilcene Historical Museum Annual Wine, Beer & Cider Tasting Gala • QuilceneMuseum.org

 

Cycling Events

  • June 25: Quinault Rain Forest Bike Ride • 800-562-6672 • QuinaultRainForest.com
  • Aug 6: Tour de Lavender • Sequim • TourdeLavender.WordPress.com
  • Aug 7: Ride the Hurricane: Hurricane Ridge Road • Port Angeles • PortAngeles.org

Other Events and Activities by Month

May

  • May 6 – 15: 121st Annual Sequim Irrigation Festival • IrrigationFestival.com
  • May 27 – 30: Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts • Port Angeles • JFFA.org
  • May 29 – June 4: Port Townsend Chamber Music Series • Fort Worden • Centrum.org

June

  • June 5: North Olympic Discovery Marathon • Sequim to Port Angeles • NODM.com
  • June 10 – 13: 5th Annual Steampunk Festival Port Townsend • Brass-Screw.org

July

  • July 1 – 4: Forks Old Fashioned 4th of July ForksWa.com
  • July 3 – 9: Centrum’s Festival of American Fiddle Tunes Fort Worden • Centrum.org
  • July 8 – 10: 35th Annual Clallam Bay Sekiu Fun Days • ClallamBay.com
  • July 15 – 17: Sequim Lavender Weekend, home of the Sequim Lavender Festival® • VisitSunnySequim.com
  • July 22 – 24 and July 29 – 31 • Port Ludlow Festival by the Bay • PLFest.org
  • July 30 and Sept 10: American Sprint Boat Races • Extreme Sports Park, Port Angeles • ExtremeSportsPark.net
  • July 31 – Aug 7: Centrum’s Acoustic Blues Festival • Fort Worden State Park • Centrum.org

August

  • Aug 5 – 7: Hobie Cat Regatta • Lake Quinault • 360-288-2535
  • Aug 5 – 28: Shakespeare in the Park, “Two Gentlemen of Verona” Port Townsend • KeyCityPublicTheatre.org
  • Aug 11 – 14: Northwest Colonial Festival George Washington Inn, Port Angeles • ColonialFestival.Wordpress.com
  • Aug 21 – 28: Paint the Peninsula Plein Air Event Peninsula-wide • PaintthePeninsula.org
  • Aug 26 – 28: 92nd Annual Makah Days •  Neah Bay •  com
  • Aug 27 – 28: 4th Annual Olympic Peninsula Air Affaire • Sequim Valley Airport • OlympicPeninsulaAirAffaire.com

September

  • Sept 8 – 12: Forever Twilight in Forks ForeverTwilightinForks.com
  • Sept 9 – 11: 40th Annual Wooden Boat Festival Port Townsend • WoodenBoat.org
  • Sept 23 – 25: Dungeness River Festival • Railroad Bridge Park, Sequim • DungenessRiverCenter.org
  • Sept 23 – 25: 17th Annual Port Townsend Film Festival • Port Townsend • PTFilmFest.com

For a full schedule of events and festivals or to learn more about the Olympic Peninsula; and plan your next trip, please visit OlympicPeninsula.org

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About the Olympic Peninsula

The Olympic Peninsula in Washington is surrounded by the Pacific Ocean on the west, the Strait of Juan de Fuca on the north, and the Hood Canal on the east. It is famed for being home to Olympic National Park, over 600 miles of hiking trails and 73 miles of pristine, Pacific Coast ocean wilderness beaches. The Olympic Peninsula boasts a wide array of activities for families and outdoor enthusiasts alike, attracting visitors from near and far.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau
CONTACT: Nancy Harrison
TEL: 307.421.4473
E-MAIL: nharrison@adventuremedianews.com
WEB: OlympicPeninsula.org
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