2018 Summer Outdoor Concert Series


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The 2018 FREE summer concert series takes place on Wednesday and Friday nights in July and Friday and Saturday nights in August from 6pm to 8pm at Seafarer‚Äôs Memorial Park and the corner of 4th and “0” Avenue. Sponsored by the Port of Anacortes¬†and the¬†Heart of Anacortes. Make sure to join in on the fun with different musical artists in Anacortes, Washington for the summer!

If you would like any more information about other local events in¬†Anacortes, please¬†contact us: (360) 899 ‚Äď 5027 or¬†jean@jeangroesbeck.com.

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Anacortes Spring Wine Festival April 8


Tickets are available for purchase now for the Anacortes Spring Wine Festival on Saturday, April 8.  The event will be held at the Port Warehouse Event Center located at 100 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes.

Tickets range in price from $25 to $80 and the cost of each ticket includes a tasting glass, unlimited wine tasting, unlimited bites from restaurants, plus chocolate and cheese samples will be available for purchase. Wine will also be available for purchase to take home.

Attendees of the Spring Wine Festival must be at least 21 years old with a valid ID. No children, strollers, or animals are permitted.

For tickets or additional information, click here.


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


  • 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
    brought to you by the Anacortes Yacht Club, located on D Dock.
    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
  • The Anacortes Wine Festival!

    Spring has arrived and so has the 4th Annual Spring Wine Festival!

    Anacortes Wine Tasting

    Come enjoy the Anacortes Wine Festival@

    On April 14th at the Port of Anacortes historical warehouse, over 30 wineries and 6 restaurants will gather to give people a chance to experience the local food and wine.

    Enjoy The Anacortes Wine Festival from 12pm-4:30pm!  Tickets will be $45 at the door and $25 for designated drivers.  The price of tickets include wine tastings, a keepsake glass, food tastings, live entertainment amd lots of fun!  Designated driver tickets include food and entertainment.

    Tickets will also be available for advance purchase directly through the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce or through http://anacortesspringwinefest.eventbrite.com/.

    Price of tickets purchased in advance will be discounted to $40 and $20 for designated driver tickets.

    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 May 21 & 22

    Come celebrate the 22nd Annual Anacortes Waterfront Festival May 21 & 22, 2011

    The Anacortes Waterfront Festival runs from ¬†10:00am ‚Äď 6:00pm, admission to the Festival is free.

    The Waterfront Festival has¬†something for everyone in every direction:¬† Beer garden, local artisan booths, food, local music on the main stage, kids‚Äô boat building & floating at the Rotary booth.¬† For the older crowd, there will be the 4th annual ‚ÄúQuick & Dirty‚ÄĚ boat building contest – watch with amusement as 8 teams take their limited resources, 6 hours and create a vessel that will need to float and finish the sailing course to win!¬†

    There will be a boat show, a car show, farmers market, and complimentary boat rides leaving from Cap Sante Boat Haven.  Anacortes boasts fantastic shops with friendly faces and local bargains.

    See you at the Anacortes Waterfront Festival!

    If you would like to see some of the great homes we have for sale in Anacortes while you visit, please call one of our excellent Coldwell Banker Island Living Anacortes real estate agents at 360-293-4511.

    2010 Anacortes Arts Festival

    Don’t miss out on this years Arts Festival happening August 6th-8th.¬† Concerts will be held on August 6th and 7th at the Port of Anacortes.¬† The lineup includes a wide variety of musical talent, tickets available at the door are $15.¬† The heart of the Anacortes Art Festival features 250 artists stretching from 10th street north.¬† Music featured at the festival is expanding with a very diverse lineup that includes the whole range of musical traditions, there will be stages located on 3rd street, in the Majestic courtyard and at the Port.¬† There¬†will be a fun youth area, an area for artist demonstration, a very¬†wide span of delicious foods and a beer garden.¬† The Anacortes Art Festival will be a very fun weekend filled with¬†free entertainment, you can’t miss¬†it!

    To search for homes for sale in Anacortes, La Conner, or Oak Harbor, Please call us @ (360)-293-4511 or contact.  We would love to help you with your real estate needs whether you are looking to buy or sell your home.


    Linda Harris

    April 10 ‚Äúquiet‚ÄĚ ANACORTES will host the sailing world‚Äôs most prestigious prize, the America‚Äôs Cup trophy recently won by BMW‚Äôs¬† sailing yacht ORACLE in the 33rd America‚Äôs Cup competition.

     This 19-ft. multi-hull boat was built by Core Builders in ANACORTES, and now the community is being invited to view the Cup and learn more about the race and the boat.

    The viewing event is set for 8 p.m., Saturday, April 10 at the Port of Anacortes Transit Shed Event Center.  Guests will even be able to be photographed with the trophy.  The Event Center is located at 1st and Commercial.

     For ANACORTES, a town that loves boating and the water, this is indeed a celebration!


    15th Annual Anacortes Spring Boat Show

    Boating Season is almost here…Be Ready!

    Cap Sante Boat Haven in Anacortes

    This weekend in the  Anacortes Spring Boat Show !  The Anacortes Boat Show will take place from March 18 through 21 at Cap Sante Boat Haven.

    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!

    The Anacortes show  will feature a variety of boats and exhibitors from the area.

    Thursday, March 18 through Sunday, March 21. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday.

    Cap Sante Boat Haven, 1019 Q. Ave. in downtown Anacortes.¬† Last year’s Anacortes Spring Boat Show¬†was a huge success!

    Lighted Boat Parade

    Anacortes, the boating capital of the NW, celebrates the season with a Lighted Boat Parade on December 19th, 2009. 

    The boats leave Cap Sante Boat Haven at 5:30 and travel Guemes Channel to the end of Guemes Island and return.¬† Don’t miss this fun annual Holiday tradition!