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Yearly Events

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Yearly Events Happening in and around Poulsbo


Art Walks  2nd Saturday each month, year round - 5 - 8 pm

Norwegian Lunch Buffet  Wednesdays 11-2 Sons of Norway - call for updates

Poulsbo Maritime Museum  Daily 10-4 pm - Call for hours

SEA Discovery Center   Open Fridays and Saturdays from 11 am - 4 pm


St. Paddys Beer Run  Saturday before St. Patrick's Day

Easter Egg Hunt  Saturday before Easter, Waterfront


Farmer's Market  Gateway Parking Lot, 9-2 pm, April-Dec

Girl's Night Out  1st Wednesday in May-  Wednesday May 3rd, 2023, 4 - 7 pm



Viking Fest  3rd Weekend in May. May 19 - 21, 2023


Poulsbo Yacht Club Sail Camps Six 1-week sail camps in July & August

Midsommer Fest  3rd Saturday in June 


Fireworks on the Fjord  July 3rd, Liberty Bay,  Cancelled indefinitely



Concerts by the Bay  Tuesdays 6:30, July & August, Waterfront Pavilion



Poulsbo Arts Festival  Third weekend in August. August 18 - 20, 2023

Maritime Museum's Poulsbo Boat Rendezvous  AKA Liberty Bay Festival  Last weekend in August. August 25 - 27, 2023


Poulsbo Beer Run  October

Poulsbo Film Festival - October 11 - 13, 2024



Downtown Safe Trick or Treat  Oct 31st,  2022. Front Street will be closed from 4 - 6 pm to allow Trick or Treating at downtown businesses.

Ladies Night in Little Norway  Wednesday, Nov 10th, 4 - 8 pm


Meet Father Christmas Free Photo Opportunities

Free photo opportunities. Nov 25 & 26, 11 - 3, Nov 27, 12 - 3. Saturdays in December thru 12/24 11 - 3, Sundays in December thru 12/18, 12 - 3,. Christmas Eve, 11 - 2. Bring your camera and take your own photos with our Nordic Father Christmas. There will be no sitting on Santa's lap, but he is available to talk to outside his house. There will be chairs outside his house to sit on so photos can be taken safely, 


Post Letters to Santa  mailbox outside his house. Replies will be sent with return addresses.

Tree Lighting Ceremony - November 26, starting  At 5:15 a procession will begin from Poulsbo Parks & Rec to the waterfront park with Santa, followed by the lighting of the tree, photos with Santa, live performances, cookie decorating and more!

Shop Small Saturday - November 26th - Shop and Support small independent businesses by shopping local. 

Photo Ops with Holiday Celebrities Saturdays between 11 - 3 pm. Take photos with the Poulsbo Sons of Norway Vikings & the Snow Queen.

Jule Fest & Nordic Market December 3rd, 2022  at the Sons of Norway. 10-am - 4 pm

Visit Sons of Norway for Julefest on Liberty Bay. From 10-4pm, experience Taste of Norway street food with pølser with Norwegian mustard, lefse, pea soup, pickled herring, cookies and rømmegrøt; the Nordic Market with Scandinavian vendors, demonstrations and silent auction.

At dusk, the Lucia Bride will be escorted in the Viking boat by the Nordic sea rovers carrying lighted torches to the fire pit in Waterfront Park. There, Lucia will light the jule log to start the traditional bonfire. The evening culminates in the reading of the Winter Proclamation, as this is the time of year the short days end and the earth turns toward longer days, leading to spring.


Tuba Christmas Free Concert December 10th, 3 - 4 pm,  Waterfront Pavilion

Poulsbo Yacht Club Lighted Ships Parade December 10, 2022. 

Lighted Ships Parade, Bonfire & Caroling
Starts about  5 pm Downtown Waterfront Park

Join us for a Bonfire hosted by Crossroads Rotary, Caroling w/ Emerald Heights Elem. choir & Lighted Ships from Poulsbo Yacht Club. Free cookies!

🎅🏼 53rd Annual PYC Lighted Ships Parade! And if you know some good little kiddos who will be up to watch the parade, you can add their name to the Santa shout outs as Santa makes his way along the parade route.  ↣ click here to SEND A SANTA GREETING REQUEST

Frosty Fest Weekend - February 9, 10 & 11, 2024

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