2017 Schedule

The Squaxin Island Tribe presents the 44th Annual
2017 Olympia Harbor Days Tugboat Races & Festival
an Olympia Kiwanis Club event!
Tons to offer and is fun for the whole family all weekend long!  And it’s FREE! Toot Toot!
September 1 – 3, 2017 – you do not want to miss it!

 Friday, September 1st 5p-8p,
Saturday, September 2nd 10a-7p,
Sunday, September 3rd 10a-6p

Tour tugboats on Saturday!  Watch them race on Sunday!
sponsored by Chehalis Tribe’s Lucky Eagle Casino
Harbor Tours on the Virginia V.
Tall Ships Battle Sail** aboard the Lady Washington vs. Hawaiian Chieftain.
sponsored by WA Federation OS State Employees
Tug Comanche, WWII floating museum.
Stand Up Paddleboard Races
sponsored by West Bay Marina and West Bay Paddleboards
Squaxin Island Tribe Salish Sea Celebration with cultural activities, demonstrations & food at the Port Plaza.

Kids Activities on the dock with Hands On Children’s Museum.
sponsored by Heritage Bank 

Live Bands on the Main Stage at Percival Landing
sponsored by Washington’s Lottery
Great Food.  
Remote controlled Tugboats

sponsored by ILWU Local 47
Hundreds of Arts, Crafts & Community Booths and more:
Lenny Lekanoff from Discovery’s Deadliest Catch  joins the Tug Galene.
Be sure to find roaming musicians South Sounders Barbershop Quartet and Chorus, Olympia Highlanders Bagpipes, Samba Olywa and more!
Harbor House History & Information Center
sponsored by Olympia Federal Savings Bank
**Tall Ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain
Lady Washington the official tall ship of Washington State and her companion vessel the Hawaiian Chieftain will visit Olympia, WA during the 44th Annual Harbor Days Event celebrating 44 Years of Tugboats and Maritime Heritage on August 29-September 5, 2017 and offer family-oriented Evening, Tug Boat Race Viewing and Battle Sails featuring a living history experience with demonstrations of tall ship handling, sea shanty singing, and maritime storytelling. A ticket is required for all passengers, including babes in arms. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Call 1-800-200-5239 for tickets or information or click here.
August 29 (Tuesday) Arrival
August 30 (Wednesday) Vessel Tours: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. ($5 donation)
August 31 (Thursday) Vessel Tours: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. ($5 donation)
Evening Sail: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. ($42-$49)
September 1 (Friday) Vessel Tours: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. ($5 donation)
Evening Sail: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. ($42-$49)
September 2 (Saturday) Vessel Tours: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. ($5 donation)
Battle Sail: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. ($42-$79)
Evening Sail: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. ($42-$49)
September 3 (Sunday) Tug Boat Race Viewing: 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. ($price TBD)
September 4 (Monday) Labor Day Vessel Tours: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. ($5 donation)
Battle Sail: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. ($42-$79)
September 5 (Tuesday) Passage: Olympia to Kirkland Est. Trip Time: 26 hours $260.00

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