September 2nd, 3rd, & 4th, 2016 – Percival Landing & Port Plaza – Friday 5 pm-8pm, Saturday 10 am-7 pm, Sunday 10 am-6 pm
43 Years of Tugboats and Maritime Heritage celebrated on the
beautiful Olympia, Washington waterfront!
Ahoy! Welcome to Olympia Harbor Days! If you are a tugboat enthusiast, a history buff, an arts & crafts lover, or simply someone in search of lots of fun, mark your calendar for Labor Day weekend: September 2 -4, 2016, Friday 5pm-8pm, Saturday 10am-7pm, Sunday 10am-6pm. Harbor Days is an annual festival celebrating the return of the tugboats to Olympia for three days of entertainment, food, art, history, and a last farewell to summer. Vintage, working and retired tugboats are moored at Olympia’s Percival Landing. Many of them are open for tour on Saturday during the festival. Be on hand Sunday as the tugs leave shore to participate in the Annual Harbor Days Tugboat Races in the deep channel of the bay. (Click on the Tugboat tab to see the 2015 winners!) Come join us for 43 years of Tugboat touring and racing, over 125 arts and crafts booths, entertainment, food, and a special kids area, as Maritime Heritage is celebrated on the beautiful Olympia, Washington waterfront!
COME PREPARED TO SEE HISTORY IN THE MAKING! Percival Landing project information on the City’s website.
Hope you can join us and experience the South Sound’s classiest event…with a little something for everyone in the family! Come with a sense of adventure, and watch us grow!
Tugs process from Percival Landing on Sunday around noon into the deep channel of Budd Bay, the southernmost point of the Puget Sound. Best place for viewing the procession is the Percival boardwalk. Click on the schedule tab to plan your Labor Day Weekend and find all the wonderful activities Harbor Days has to offer.
You can hear live race updates on Mixx 96.1 with our fabulous DJ Dave Mann.
VENDORS – WE SOLD OUT IN 2015 – Please check back in January for a 2016 festival booth.
Need Directions to Harbor Days?
Harbor Days is located at 405 Columbia St. NW, Olympia, WA 98501-8208
CONSIDER RIDING THE BUS TO HARBOR DAYS! Visit INTERCITY TRANSIT for routes and schedules!
The Kiwanis Club of Olympia
The Kiwanis Club of Olympia, www.olympiakiwanis.org, was chartered September 15, 1921. It was the first club in the Olympia area and is still the largest and most active. Olympia Kiwanis has been and continues to be one of the leading clubs in the district. As a faithful servant to our community and children, Kiwanis puts on Olympia Harbor Days Maritime Festival and Tugboat Races, encouraging FREE family interaction, fun, and community enrichment.
The Olympia Kiwanis Club has several major projects you can participate in: Olympia Harbor Days, Roast beef booth to raise money, Firewood Crew, Olympia High School Key Club, Youth and Community Services, Kiwanis Garden, are just a few. Interested applicants can download an application.
2016 coming soon
2015 SPONSORS – SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS. PLEASE SHOW THEM YOUR SUPPORT!!
ILWU LOCAL #47 LONG SHOREMAN’S UNION
TWINSTAR CREDIT UNION
DAVID AND MARY ANN WEBSTER
CROWLEY MARINE SERVICES
LES & MARY ELDRIGE
ARTS ALLIANCE OF DOWNTOWN OLYMPIA
RALPH’S & BAYVIEW THIRFTWAY