Recreational Boating Information for the Northwest

Boating / Marine Events
By boat or land!
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NW EventsOpening Day4th of JulySeafairChristmas Ships

2018 Northwest Salmon Derby Series Schedule                       
  • 15 events held from January through December  around the Puget Sound & surrounding area.

Seattle Area Racing Calendar (SARC 2018) 
  • Sailing  Races around the Puget Sound region.  Schedule covers January through December 2018.

3rd Annual Frank Hansen Memorial Regatta
  • ​Watch outboard hydroplanes race up to 100 miles per hour and visit the pit area on Angle Lake in SeaTac. Sept. 8th & 9th, 2018

Lake Union Boats Afloat Show
  • ​Celebrate 40 years of the West Coast’s premier floating boat show with over 225 boats on display. Sept. 13th - 16th, 2018

Kirkland Octoberfest
  • Enjoy beer, sauerkraut, bratwurst, wiener dog races, live music and more. Kirkland’s Marina Park. Sept. 21st - 23rd, 2018

Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival
  • Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival celebrates the history, the craft, and the culture of traditional wooden boats. Sept. 29th & 30th, 2018
Lake Union Boats Afloat Show
September 13th - 16th, 2018

Showcasing over 225 vessels 
on the shores of Seattle’s
burgeoning South Lake Union, 
the Boats Afloat Show is an 
idyllic destination from which 
to launch your next grand 
adventure. Tour vessels of all
brands and styles, speak with
on-hand industry professionals
and experience the latest 
innovations in boating 
technology and gear. Sea Yourself aboard the next boat of your dreams at the Boats Afloat Show.  More details here...

Celebrate 40 years of the West Coast’s premier floating boat show