September 4th, 5th, and 6th, 2015 – Percival Landing & Port Plaza – Friday 5 pm – 8pm, Saturday 10 am-7 pm, Sunday 10 am- 6 pm
Tugs process from Percival Landing at 12pm into the deep channel of the bay Sunday September 6th. Best place for viewing is the Percival boardwalk.
You can hear live race updates on Mixx 96.1 with our fabulous DJ Dave Mann.
Want to hear the whole race? The Harbor House will have live race coverage- bring a chair.
Have your own scanner? Tune in to VHF Channel 20
Virginia V will be here for the 2015 season. You can purchase tickets to watch the race next year.
42 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 September 4th-6th, Fri. 5pm-8pm, Sat. 10am-7pm, Sun. 10am-6pm Labor Day weekend. Harbor Days is an annual festival where tugboats return to the southernmost tip of Puget Sound for three days of entertainment, food, art, history, and a last farewell to the summer. Vintage, working and retired tugboats are moored at Olympia’s Percival Landing. Many of them are open for tour on Saturday of the festival. Be on hand Sunday at noon as the tugs leave shore to participate in the Annual Harbor Days Tugboat Races in the deep channel of the bay. Come join us for 41 years of Tugboats, over 200 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’s Phase 1 is complete and the city is continuing to upgrade; new viewing scopes, new Oyster dedication… more to come! 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!
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 was chartered September 15, 1921. It was the first club in the Olympia area and is still the largest and most active. It 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.
2015 links coming soon
SPONSORS- SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS
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