Port Angeles 26th Annual Polar Bear Plunge

Port Angeles 26th Annual Polar Bear Plunge

Hard as it may be to believe, the new year is almost upon us. Where 2013 went is anyone’s guess but, now that it’s almost gone, what better way to start the new year off than by throwing yourself into some ice cold water. No, seriously. It’s the 26th Annual Polar Bear Plunge, taking place … Read More

Point Wilson Lighthouseat Fort Worden State Park

Point Wilson Lighthouseat Fort Worden State Park

Point Wilson Lighthouse in Port Townsend, WA is an important landmark for vessels traveling to and from the Puget Sound and an iconic one for visitors to Fort Worden State Park. Point Wilson marks the western side of the entrance to Admiralty Inlet from the Strait of Juan de Fuca and a lighthouse has existed … Read More

Harvest Wine Tour 2013!

Harvest Wine Tour 2013!

  It’s autumn and that means it’s time for the Olympic Peninsula Wineries Annual Harvest Wine Tour!

Well, Shucks: It’s the 32nd OysterFest!

Well, Shucks: It’s the 32nd OysterFest!

OysterFest, also known by the longer moniker “The Annual West Coast Oyster Shucking Championship and Washington State Seafood Festival,” is upon us once again and you can expect all the great, local fun and craziness that’s attended the previous 31 festivals – plus a little bit more, don’t you know.

The 14th Annual Dungeness River Festival& Driftwood Art Show

The 14th Annual Dungeness River Festival& Driftwood Art Show

Get on your fish-painting duds: It’s Dungeness River Festival time again! Every year, local, state, federal, tribal, and non-profit groups provide interactive exhibits and walks for the whole family that examine and celebrate the watershed that keeps the Sequim-Dungeness Valley alive – and that’s not all! The Dungeness River Festival also serves up live music, … Read More

Labor Day Events at the Peninsula Wineries

Labor Day Events at the Peninsula Wineries

Come catch the most beautiful weather of the year in Washington – right now! There are tons of fun activities waiting for you on the Olympic Peninsula and at our wineries. Why not come for Labor Day weekend? Whether you come for the whole long weekend or just drive up for the day, the Olympic … Read More

FairWinds Winery 20th Anniversary Celebration
Tour de Lavender

Tour de Lavender

Just when you thought all the lavender fun was finished for the summer – you were wrong. If you missed the Lavender Festival, or you prefer to avoid a crowd in Sequim while still enjoying the  fields of lavender colored – well, lavender, join in the Tour de lavender, a cycling event with rides for … Read More

Save Time for Wine During Sequim Lavender Weekend!

Save Time for Wine During Sequim Lavender Weekend!

The biggest event on the Peninsula is just around the corner! The annual Sequim Lavender Weekend is taking place July 19-21 this year and we want to make sure you save time for tasting some delicious Washington wines while you are visiting the Olympic Peninsula. Wine and Beer Garden at the Lavender Festival Visit us … Read More

2013 Sequim Lavender Weekend

2013 Sequim Lavender Weekend

One of the biggest events on the Olympic Peninsula is the Sequim Lavender Weekend. Believe it or not, the Olympic Peninsula is one of the largest national producers of lavender and lavender products. To celebrate this pungent and relaxing herb, a festival is held the third weekend in July each year. For 2013, the Sequim … Read More

Olympic Peninsula Lodging

Olympic Peninsula Lodging

Are you planning to take a trip to the beautiful Olympic Peninsula this summer? We recommend that you stay at least two days – not only is there plenty to see, but we are somewhat rural and it will take you time to reach us and get around. Here are some of our favorite places … Read More

Port Townsend Steampunk

Port Townsend Steampunk

The Brass Screw Confederacy is the Olympic Peninsula’s signature Steampunk event. Set in the beautiful Victorian community of Port Townsend, The Brass Screw Confederacy weekend is full of adventure, art, music and mayhem. It will be taking place this year the weekend of June 7th. Port Townsend will embrace a history that might have been … Read More