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  Temporarily Closed 


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 4th, 2022  3 - 8 pm



Viking Fest  3rd Weekend in May. May 20, 21 and 22, 2022


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

Maritime Museum's Poulsbo Boat Rendezvous  AKA Liberty Bay Festival  Last weekend in August. August 25, 27 and 28, 2022


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 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.


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.