The 26th Annual Waterfront Festival will be held in Anacortes on June 6 & 7 at Cap Sante Marina, located at 1019 Q Ave, adjacent to downtown. Festival hours are 10am to 6pm on Saturday, and 10am to 5pm on Sunday.
The festival combines a variety of family-friendly marine-related activities, including free boat rides, a “quick-and-dirty” boat building demonstration, a classic car show, model boat show, and watercraft demonstrations.
There are several fun, free, and educational aspects to the Festival—attendees can take a walking tour of the Anacortes waterfront with Trail Tales, check out numerous exhibitors in our “channel of discovery”, the children’s area offers the opportunity to build a model boat and to engage in fun crafts! The Anacortes Yacht Club is offering free boat rides on sailboats and powerboats, with signup at the Gazebo. Paid rides include “walk on water” bubbles, bouncy house, giant slide, bungee jump and paintball target practice. The Art Depot will be exhibiting their “Whatever Boats You Float” Art Show throughout the weekend and on Saturday evening there will be a free community “Plaza Dance” with A-Town Big Band a beer garden and a fish monger.
Live music is ongoing throughout the weekend with local and regional acts such as The Fentons, The Cadillac Jacks, A’Town Big Band, Hamilton/Cox and the An-O-Chords.