Anacortes Waterfront Festival June 3-4

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The annual Anacortes Waterfront Festival will take place Saturday, June 3, and Sunday, June 4, at Cap Sante Marina, located at 1019 Q Avenue.

This year’s event will include an open-air car show, food vendors, arts and craft booths, children’s activities, giant slides, water balls, dinners and dances, live music and entertainment, a wine and beer garden, and more.

The festival hours are Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For additional information about the Anacortes Waterfront Festival, click here.

Waterfront Festival 2015

The 26th Annual¬†Waterfront Festival is back in the Anacortes! If you are new to the community, this event is a MUST and includes fun for all ages! The Waterfront Festival is a weekend of fun celebrating the city’s coastal culture and heritage.

The Festival will kick-off June 5, 2015 with a dinner celebrating the eve of the great festivities to come throughout the weekend. The Kick-Off dinner will include Hors d’oeuvres and drinks on the Pier,¬†presentations from local talent that emphasis the communal gathering, Quick’n Dirty Building Judgeship Auction, and music by DJ Mike Jenkins. A wonderfully prepared dinner will be provided by Gere-a-Deli. The Kick-Off dinner will be $45 in advance and $50 at the door, you can purchase tickets online at Port of Anacortes or by phone 360-293-3134.

FREE BOAT RIDES:

Both Saturday June 6 and Sunday June 7 there will be FREE boat rides provided by the Anacortes Yacht Club starting at 10 a.m. get there early and enjoy a ride in the waters around Anacortes! Sign-ups for boat rides start at 9:45 a.m. at the Marina Office.

QUICK’N DIRTY BOAT BUILDING DEMONSTRATION:

Make sure to check out the Quick’n Dirty Boat Building Demonstration on Saturday June 6, there are many fun, quirky, and creative boats that are brought to us by members of the community! The proceeds of this event will help fund the future building and development plans for the Anacortes Small Boat Center.

CAR SHOW:

There will be an All Corvette Car Show and a Custom Classic Car Show at the Festival as well, there are over 50 beautiful cars to enjoy on Saturday June 6.

BLACKJACK SQUADRON FLYOVER:

Saturday June 6 at 5 p.m. there will be a spectacular formation flyover in honor of D-Day and the 26th Anniversary of the Waterfront Festival provided by the BlackJack Squadron!

PLAZA DANCE:

From 6 p.m.-8 p.m. on Saturday June 6 at the Depot Plaza there will be a FREE Community Dance. An old tradition of the Anacortes community will include the Fishermen’s Dance, food, and music. Refreshments will be provided and thanks to the Anacortes Brewery you will be able to purchase wine and beer at this event.

Throughout the weekend you will find educational demonstrations and displays where you can learn about boats, the waterfront, and the heritage of our coastal community. The children’s area provides fun and entertainment to the youngsters including, boat building with the Fidalgo Island Rotary, games, and art projects with the Anacortes Arts Festival.

Anacortes is filled with wonderful outdoor activities and events that benefit the community happening throughout the year that are focused on family friendly events. Are you new to the area? We have information about our community of Anacortes!  CLICK HERE to learn about our great coastal community!

We hope to see you all down at the Waterfront Festival!

Anacortes Waterfront Festival: June 1-2

Grab your family and friends and head down to Anacortes’ Cap Sante Marina this weekend for ¬†the Anacortes Waterfront Festival!

This annual Anacortes festival is this Saturday June 1st and Sunday June 2nd beginning at 10 a.m. This free event includes many entertaining activities for people young and old! Boat rides, live music, RC boat races, and many other kids activities are what makes this weekend truly memorable. Not to mention all of the eclectic booths and delicious food!

We will see you at the Cap Sante Marina!

The Anacortes Waterfront Festival!

The Anacortes Waterfront Festival will celebrate its 23rd year on June 2nd and 3rd from 10am-6pm!

Anacortes Waterfront

Everyone loves the Anacortes Waterfront Festival!

Come enjoy this marine inspired arts-and-crafts fair in Anacortes with live musical entertainment, a great food court, a variety of family events, and FREE admission. ¬†The Anacortes Waterfront festival includes a community “big-top” tent to educate Anacortes Waterfront Festival visitors and others about Anacortes’ long marine history.

This event will also feature a “quick and dirty” boat building competition/race and a kayaking competition. ¬†A Waterfront Festival kickoff dinner is always held the Friday night prior to festival weekend. ¬†Tickets are vailable from the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce for $50.

The hours of the Festival are

Saturday, 10:00 a.m. ‚Äď 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, 10:00 a.m. ‚Äď 5:00 p.m.

See you at the Anacortes Waterfront Festival

Jean Groesbeck  Р Anacortes Real Estate Broker-

P.S. The list of events during the Waterfront Festival are as follows

Events

  • All Corvette Car Show
    Contact: 299.9303
    View the flyer
  • Anacortes Paddlefest
    Event Page
  • Boat Show
    In-water and trailered boats will be on display. Contact the chamber to get involved.
  • Check out
    Educational displays – learn about boats, the waterfront and so much more.
  • Children’s Area
    Free activities for children and pay-for-play features.

    • Build a boat with Fidalgo Island Rotary
    • Play Games
    • Write Stories
    • and Much Much More!
  • Custom Classic Car Show
    Open Class Car show. Contact the Majestic Glass Corvette Club: 299.9303
    View the flyer
  • First Annual Milk Carton Derby
    Download Forms & Flyer
  • FREE BOAT RIDES
    brought to you by the Anacortes Yacht Club, located on D Dock.
  • HERITAGE HOUSE
    Local historians will share information on the Anacortes Waterfront’s historical past peoples and industry.
  • High Tide Ride
    A Fundraising Event For Cyclists
    Event Page | Website
  • Model Boat Show
    Hosted by Skagit R/C Ship Modelers.
  • Quick and Dirty Boat Building Demonstration
    Teams build boats out of limited material and then demonstrate the floatability. Saturday all day. Watch a video of the demonstration >
  • Radio-Controlled Sail Boat Regatta
    11:00 – 2:00 pm at the Northwest corner of the marina.
  • Swap Meet
    Swap Meet – Saturday 7 am – corner of 9th and Q in gravel lot.
    Marine Swap Meet & Small Used Boats. (small charge for setting out your stuff)
  • Walking Tour of a Working Waterfront
    Come and learn about the Anacortes Waterfront on this self-guided tour.
  • Waterfront Festival Kick-off Dinner
    Please contact the Port of Anacortes for details 360-293-3134.
  • Water Safety Demonstration
  • Free Anacortes Boat Show

    The 16th annual Anacortes Spring Boat Show will be held March 23rd-25th at the Anacortes Waterfront! ¬†Last year’s show was lots of fun and this year’s show is set to be even better!

    Cap Sante Anacortes

    Cap Sante Boat Haven in Anacortes, WA

    The Anacortes Cap Sante Boat Haven, located at 1019 Q Avenue, will be host to more than 75 boats, new and pre-owned ranging up to 65 feet!   Vendors participating in the The Anacortes Spring Boat Show will be located under the big white tent so come and shop for marine electronics, rigging, and marine services.

    What makes this show so special other than it is in our georgeous city?  The Anaocortes Boat Show is FREE!  Free parking and free admission!

    Anacortes Waterfront Festival

     

    Celebrating its 21st year in 2010, the Anacortes Waterfront Festival combines the charm of an arts-and-crafts fair with live musical entertainment, a great food court, and a variety of family events. The 2010 Waterfront Festival will be held May 14-16¬†and celebrates Anacortes‚Äô long marine heritage and includes a community ‚Äúbig-top tent‚ÄĚ and other educational opportunities. The 2010 event will also see a ‚Äúquick and dirty‚ÄĚ boat building competition/race and a kayaking competition. A gala dinner is always held the Friday night prior to festival weekend.

    Some of the activites for you to enjoy:

    • FREE boat rides provided by the Anacortes Yacht Club
    • Children’s Boat Building
    • A Self Guided Walking Tour of a Working Waterfront
    • The Quick & Dirty Boat Building Competition
    • Entertainment on the Main Stage
      from reggae to blues & funk; from Tijuana Brass to NW Eclectic the student from Fidalgo, Island View & the High Schoolwill show off thier talent throughout the weekend.
    • The Majestic Glass Corvette Club’s All Corvette Show on Sat & The Custon=m Classic Car Show on Sunday (both located at 9th & R Ave
    • The Popular Marine Swap Meet – from 7am – 12 noon on Sat.
    • The Skagit Remote Controlled Boat Club – near thepromenade at the north end of the Marina throughout the weekend

     Festival admission is free.

    Waterfront Festival Kick-off Dinner
    hosted by the Port of Anacortes and presented by the Economic Development Association of Skagit County and the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce, this event launches the festival with a community gathering. Tickets $50/person or $390/table of 8 are available by calling EDASC 360.336.6114

    Future Anacortes Mariner Enjoys Anacortes Waterfront Festival

    The Anacortes Waterfront Festival was a huge success and we had a lot of fun at the Coldwell Banker Island Living booth.  We already blogged on how much we enjoyed connecting with clients and friends, but we need to add a post script to that blog.

    Paul Schwulst, local Anacortes architect, send us some precious photos of his grandson Gideon.  Thank you Paul for sending these photos to us.  They are guaranteed to make everyone smile, especially Coldwell Banker Anacortes real estate agents!

    Anacortes Waterfront Festival Time!

    Anacortes Waterfront Festival

    The Anacortes Waterfront Festival is a fun weekend for all!  Some of the activities include include boat building for kids, arts and crafts, great shopping, whale watching, sailing, fishing, and of course great food!

    May 16th & 17th 2009
    Saturday, 10:00 a.m. ‚Äď 6:00 p.m.
    Sunday, 10:00 a.m. ‚Äď 5:00 p.m.

    To see a video about the Anacortes Waterfront Festival, click here.

    Directions

    The Waterfront Festival is located on the grounds of the beautiful Cap Sante Boat Haven at 1019 Q Avenue in Anacortes, WA.

    Anacortes is located between Seattle, WA and Vancouver, BC. From I-5, head west on Highway 20 to Anacortes. Go north on Commercial Avenue. Turn right on 11th Street. The festival is in the parking lot of the marina on 11th and Q (across from the Safeway parking lot).

    Parking is available in the gravel lot next to the marina and along adjacent streets. Please do not use the Safeway lot. ADA accessible parking is located just south of the ship masters building.

    Coldwell Banker Island Living will have a booth at Waterfront Festival where kids can get balloons and tattoos.  (Temporary tattoos.)  Come by our Coldwell Banker  booth and meet our Anacortes real estate agents.  Enter to win a free Tommy Bahama watch, a whale watch trip for two from Island Adventures, or one of the themed gift baskets that Coldwell Banker Island Living is giving away.

     

    We look forward to seeing you this weekend!

     

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    Anacortes Waterfront Festival 2009!

    Don’t Miss the 2009 Waterfront Festival!

     

    The 19th annual Anacortes Waterfront Festival will be held in Anacortes May 16 & May 17th.  The event celebrates the nautical heritage of Anacortes as well as the current influence of the nautical related industries to Anacortes.  Some of these industries include the Port of Anacortes, Cap Sante Boat Haven, Anacortes Marina, Skyline Marina, Anchor Cove Marina, and Fidalgo Marina, boat/yacht builders such as Northern Marine and Dakota Creek, Transpac (international dock builders) , secondary supplies, whale watch tours through companies such as Island Adventures, and of course the Port of Anacortes.

     

    Coldwell Banker Island Living will have a booth at Waterfront Festival where kids can get balloons and tattoos.  (Temporary tattoos.)

    Come by our Coldwell Banker  booth and meet our Anacortes real estate agents.  Enter to win a free Tommy Bahama watch, a whale watch trip for two from Island Adventures, or one of the themed gift baskets that Coldwell Banker Island Living is giving away.

     

    Some of the events include free boat rides, children’s boat building, arts and crafts, food vendors, and lot of other activities.  There is an Anacortes Waterfront Festival kick-off Dinner and Dance Friday May 15 at the Port of Anacortes Warehouse hosted by the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce, the Port of Anacortes, and the Economic Development Association of Skagit County.

     

    We will see you at the Anacortes Waterfront Festival on May 15th and 16th at Cap Sante Boat Haven.

     

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