Yearly Events Happening in and around Poulsbo
Midsommer Fest 3rd Saturday in June
Fireworks on the Fjord July 3rd, Liberty Bay, dusk CANCELLED 2021
Concerts by the Bay Tuesdays 6:30, August
Poulsbo Arts Festival Third weekend in August
Horse Drawn Carriage Rides Saturdays only, Thanksgiving-Dec 25 CANCELLED 2021
Meet Father Christmas Free Photo Opportunities
Free photo opportunities. Nov 26 & 27, 11 - 3, Nov 28, 12 - 3. Saturdays in December thru 12/18 11 - 3, Sundays in December thru 12/19, 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.
Drive - by Tree Lighting Ceremony - November 27, starting at 6 PM. Corner of Viking Ave and Lindvig Way. After you drive by the lighted Viking Statue and wave to the Mayor, keep driving down Front Street into downtown to view all the lights and displays there. You can pick up some take out of visit shops staying open late that night. A great way to start off the Season!
Shop Small Saturday - November 27th - Shop and Support small independent businesses by shopping local.
Jule Fest & Scandinavian Bazaar December 4th, 2021 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.
Poulsbo Yacht Club Lighted Ships Parade December 11, 2021. The parade departs from Poulsbo Yacht Club and will be passing by the downtown waterfront park about 5 PM, or very soon thereafter.