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.


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.


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.


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.


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!


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!