Orca & Salmon Festival

Summer Kick Off

June 15th, 2019

The Ocra & Salmon Festival is an annual tradition of celebrating the ecosystems that make up the Salish Sea, and deepening our relationship and responsibility to them.  

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The Port Townsend Orca & Salmon Festival is produced in partnership between between the Port Townsend Marine Science Center, Puget Sound Express, North Olympic Salmon Coalition, Port Townsend School District and Thunderbull Productions. 

Free event parking on the Fort Worden Parade Grounds - please consider walking, riding or bussing! Discover Pass Required for beach parking



Event Schedule

11:00 - Opening ceremony with S’Klallam singers and drummers
11:20 - Performance by the North Olympic Orca Pod
11:30 - 3:00 - DJ Captain Peacock
11:00 - 3:00 - Sea Level Rise - Community Art Project
11:00 - 3:00 - Salmon hat making
11:00 - 3:00 - Fin the Salmon on display - kids educational exhibit
11:00 - 5:00 - Free admission Marine Science Center
Tide Pool Touch Tanks and Aquarium on the Pier
Learning from Orcas Exhibit in Museum
12:00, 1:00 & 2:00 - Tours of Hope, one of few fully-articulated orca skeletons
2:00 - Free Ice Cream Sandwiches provided by Jefferson Healthcare
FOOD! The Canteen beachside restaurant and grocery will be open from 10AM - 7PM.