Most of this web site is dedicated to the exceptional grandeur and nearly limitless possibilities of Olympic National Park. However, visiting the Park may be just one of several places and activities that you might want to experience while you’re here.
The list of festivals and events on the Olympic Peninsula (and nearby areas such as Vancouver B.C., Vancouver Island, the San Juan Islands, and Seattle itself ) is extensive. The variety of options – spread throughout the year – is enough to satisfy anyone’s interests. As always, the trick is to match your desires to the timing of your visit.
Click the image above to link to the Wooden Boat Festival website.
Activities in Forks, Port Angeles, Sequim, and Port Townsend are easiest to fit into your trip for the simple fact that traveling between the Park and these communities is usually relatively simple and quick. Activities off of the Olympic Peninsula, such as those in Seattle or Victoria B.C., will require more planning.
Here are web sites that will give you all the information you might need about Festivals and Events around the Peninsula:
- Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society
- Olympic BirdFest
- Sequim Irrigation Festival
- Olympic Peninsula Wineries
- PTguide – What’s Happening in Port Townsend
- Olympic Music Festival
- Events on the Olympic Peninsula
- Tourism Ocean Shores
Live performances take place at the James Center for the Performing Arts in Sequim every Tuesday evening, beginning the last Tuesday in June. The last event takes place the last Tuesday in August. The image below shows the Sequim City Band playing in the Center. Click the image below for more information about the City of Sequim’s Music in the Park program.
A list of various events off the Olympic Peninsula follows: