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2020 Maritime Events

January 24 – February 1

Seattle Boat Show, Northwest Marine Trade Association


January 28

Olympia Maritime Day, Washington Maritime Federation


February 27 – March 8

Wild Alaska Pollock Week with Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute


March – August

Maritime Matters Campaign

March 26

2020 SO²UND Day, Seattle Maritime Academy: Experience Maritime Career Day



Earth Month Celebration (April 22 is Earth Day)

Duwamish Alive! Restoration and Cleanup on Earth Day – Weekend Event



Northwest Paddling Festival sponsored by Northwest Marine Trade Association

Anacortes Boat Show, Northwest Marine Trade Association

May 15

Maritime Day Breakfast, Marriott Waterfront Hotel


May 15

Tacoma Propeller Club Chowdown.


May 21

Stories of the Sea, Highliner at Fishermen’s Terminal.


May 22

National Maritime Day


June 5

100th anniversary of the Passage of the Jones Act by Washington’s own Sen. Wesley Jones


June 17

Picnic on the Dock, Seattle Maritime Academy



Shilshole Boatfest: Seas the Bay! sponsored by the Port of Seattle, Shilshole Bay Marina


Classic Weekend sponsored by the Classic Yacht Association and Port of Seattle, Bell Harbor Marina


August 15

Port of Seattle working waterfront tour for public officials


September – October

Port of Seattle Cargo 101 Tour

Port of Seattle Ship Canal 101 Tour

Port of Seattle Duwamish 101 Tour


September 26

Fishermen’s Fall Festival


September - November

Seafood 101 Campaign



National Seafood Month

Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival sponsored by the Center for Wooden Boats



Pacific Marine Expo

Maritime Economic Forecast Breakfast



Monthly Programs

First Thursday at Lake Union Park


Maritime Seattle, a permanent event at MOHAI, South Lake Union Park


Northwest Seaport Chaney Sing


Northwest Seaport Tugboat Storytime, Aboard the Tugboat Arthur Foss


Northwest Salmon Derby Series sponsored by the Northwest Marine Trade Association


Sunday Sail at the Center for Wooden Boats



Helpful Event Websites

Marine Exchange of Puget Sound


King County Maritime


Pacific Northwest Seafood 101


Port of Seattle


Seattle Maritime 101


Seattle Propeller Club



All events subject to change

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