Local Events and Festivals in Sequim

One of really unique things about living on the peninsula is that there is always something going on. There is a festival or event nearly every month of the year in Sequim, Port Angeles, or Port Townsend. Outlined below are some of the recurring events and festivals that happen each year.

 

Monthly Events

  • Port Angeles Farmers Market Saturdays year-round 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Farm fresh produce and artisan products in downtown Port Angeles on the corner of Lincoln and Front St.
  • First Friday Art Walk in Sequim at various galleries and museums around town.
  • Second Saturday Art Walk in Port Angeles
  • Friends of the Sequim Library monthly book sale (Proceeds support programs at our local library)
  • Coffee with the Mayor – The mayor will be at a different published location each month to listen to anyone who wants to chat, ask questions, express a concern, or make a comment about the city or the community.
  • Sequim Farmers Market (May-October) at the Civic Center Plaza on N. Sequim Ave. In front of City Hall.

 

January

  • New Year’s Eve party at 7 Cedars Casino
  • New Year’s Eve Gala at Lake Crescent Lodge

 

February

  • Red Wine & Chocolate Tour of Olympic Peninsula Wineries
  • North Peninsula Builders Association’s Building, Remodeling & Energy Expo at Sequim High School

 

March

  • Clallam County Home & Lifestyle Show at Port Angeles High School
  • Soroptimist Gala Garden Show in Sequim

April

  • Sequim Prairie Garden Club’s Annual Spring Garden Sale at Pioneer Memorial Park in Sequim
  • Olympic BirdFest – guided birding trips, boat tours, live auction, raffle, gala banquet, and more. Organized by the Dungeness River Audubon Center in Sequim.

 

Irrigation Festival Street Fair Sequim

May

  • Irrigation Festival and Logging Show in Sequim
  • Olympic Peninsula Open House Tour
  • Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts – non-stop music and arts festival Memorial Day weekend in Port Angeles

 

June

  • Windermere Community Service Day
  • Music in the Park (every Tuesday evening June through August) at the James Center for the Performing Arts in Carrie Blake Park, Sequim.

 

Lavender Festival Sequim

July

  • 4th of July Parade and Fireworks in Port Angeles
  • Sequim Lavender Weekend JULY 19 – 21
  • Clallam County Amateur Golf Tournament – tours 3 courses: Sunland Golf & Country Club, Cedars at Dungeness, and Peninsula Golf Club.
  • Shakespeare in the Woods (in Webster’s Woods at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center)
  • Music in the Park (every Tuesday evening June through August) at the James Center for the Performing Arts in Carrie Blake Park, Sequim.

 

Music in the Park Sequim

August

  • NW Colonial Festival (at George Washington Inn between Sequim and Port Angeles)
  • Clallam County Fair  in Port Angeles
  • Summertime Music Outdoor Concerts at Sequim Library
  • Paint the Peninsula – plein air art festival centered around Port Angeles
  • Music in the Park (every Tuesday evening June through August) at the James Center for the Performing Arts in Carrie Blake Park, Sequim.

 

Sequim Free Clinic Fun Walk

September

  • Sequim Free Clinic Fun Walk
  • Port Townsend Film Festival
  • Dungeness River Festival at Railroad Bridge Park in Sequim
  • Sequim Prairie Garden Club’s Fall Garden Sale at Pioneer Memorial Park
  • Arts & Draughts, a beer and wine festival in Port Angeles

 

Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival

October

  • Windermere Coat Drive
  • Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival at the pier on the Port Angeles waterfront
  • Sequim Chamber’s Annual Business Showcase

November

  • Harvest Wine Tour, at various wineries across the Olympic Peninsula
  • Boys & Girls Club Auction & Dinner
  • Holiday Nature Mart at the Dungeness River Center
  • Festival of Trees at the Vern Burton in Port Angeles

 

December

  • Soroptimist Gala Gift Show
  • Christmas Eve Brunch at Lake Crescent Lodge
Posted on March 21, 2019 at 4:56 pm
SequimEast Coordinator | Category: Uncategorized

December 2018 Events in Sequim and Port Angeles

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The lights are up, the halls are decked, and Sequim and Port Angeles have plenty of fun and festive events coming up.

 

Windermere Real Estate offices in Sequim are collecting Toys for Tots, December 1-14. The mission of the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation is to ensure that every less fortunate child in Clallam County knows there is hope for the future, and receives a shiny new toy this Christmas Season. To donate, drop off new, unwrapped toys at one our Sequim offices between 9am-5pm, Mon-Sat: Windermere Real Estate/Sequim-East 842 E Washington St, Sequim -OR- Windermere Real Estate/Sunland 137 Fairway Dr, Sequim
https://port-angeles-wa.toysfortots.org

 

Soroptimist Gala Gift Show
December 1, 9am – 4pm at the Sequim Boys & Girls Club, 400 Fir St.
The Gift Show will have vendors, great merchandise, See’s Candies, a fantastic raffle, a HUGE BAKE SALE and Port Townsend Vineyards’ Discovery Red and White (by the bottle or glass). – ADMISSION IS FREE! http://sisequim.org/

 

Benefit for the Port Angeles Fine Art Center: Silent Auction & Art Sale
Date: December 6, 2018 – December 8, 2018
VIP Night (Thursday, 5:30-7pm) – $25. Friday and Saturday – free to the public.
Presented for auction and sale are 40+ original artworks collected by longtime PAFAC supporter Natalie Spiegel. The eclectic collection is comprised of sculptures, cast paper, watercolor, ceramics, fine art prints, and more. It features works by well-known artists including Yaacov Agam, Frank Gallo, Fumio Kitoaka, and Christine McHorse.
The gallery will be open to the public for bidding Friday, Dec. 7, 10am – 4pm. Saturday, 10am – 6:30pm. Website: http://www.pafac.org/2018-benefit-auction1.html

 

The Nutcracker Cracked Up
December 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
414 N Sequim Ave, Sequim
$12 for the public, $10 for OTA members
A quirky take on the classic Nutcracker tale, reinvented with dance, dialogue and comedic disarray. An original adaptation by OTA.
Website: https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?ticketing=ota

 

Port Angeles Symphony Holiday Concert
December 8, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Port Angeles High School Performing Arts Center, 304 E. Park Ave.
$15 seniors/students, $18 general seating, $25-$35 for reserved premium seating. Youth 16 and under free when accompanied by an adult.
Join your Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra — and Chorus — for a night of holiday favorites and classics. The Hallelujah Chorus from Handel’s “Messiah,” selections from Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker,” “Winter” from Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons,” a Hanukkah Suite and a Christmas carol sing-along are among the highlights. Maestro Jonathan Pasternack and choral director Joy Lingerfelt lead the orchestra and singers; Charlotte Marckx of Seattle is guest soloist. Come early for the pre-concert chat at 6:40 p.m.
Website: http://portangelessymphony.org

 

OTA Story Slam
Dec 13, 7-9pm at 414 N Sequim Ave
Holiday Mishaps is the theme for this month’s Story Slam. Story Slam emcee will choose ten tellers from the audience. Teller will be randomly chosen and will have five minutes to tell a true, personal story on the theme.

 

Shop til You Drop
In Downtown Port Angeles, December 19th, 4-8pm
An evening of fun and shopping as more than 30 local businesses open their doors from 4 -8 pm for those last minute Christmas gift ideas! In addition to special sales and there will also be fun activities, refreshments and more

 

Sequim Farmers Market Holiday Fair
Saturday, December 22, 9 AM at the GUY COLE CENTER – CARRIE BLAKE PARK
Over 30 local vendors are moving indoors for two special events! There is no better place on the peninsula to start your holidays off right! You will find expertly hand crafted items such as pottery, etched glass, one-of-a-kind wearable arts, candles and soaps, hand sewn fashions, quilts, lavender, custom pet accessories, and even spices and wines and teas….just to name a few! Blue Mountain Bakery is sponsoring a cookie decorating project for the kiddos and the Sequim Food Bank will be on hand to wrap your purchases! Santa and Mrs. Claus will be visiting between 11-2.
http://sequimmarket.com/

 

Ice Skating Rink in Port Angeles
The Winter Ice Village on Front St in downtown PA will be open 9am-9pm, Mon-Sat, and 11am-9pm Sun through January 6th. $15 for adults, $10 for kids and seniors. Skates included with entry fee.

Posted on November 29, 2018 at 11:46 am
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