The Olympia Wooden Boat Association announces 36th Annual Olympia Wooden Boat Fair


Submitted by The Olympia Wooden Boat Association

Olympia Wooden Boat Festival 2013 (14)The Olympia Wooden Boat Association is proud to announce the 36th Annual Olympia Wooden Boat Fair May 9 and 10, 2015.

The fair, a traditional community and family event, is held at Percival Landing Park in downtown Olympia on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. On display will be all types of wooden boats including power, sail, row boats, dinghies, kayaks, and canoes.

Handmade items from local artisans will feature artwork, pottery, wooden décor, jewelry, clothing, homemade food products, and many more nautical-related items.

When the family gets hungry, walk through the International Food Alley booths offering traditional burgers, seafood, international choices, along with tempting desserts.

There will be a children’s boat building booth on Saturday. The fair is also known for showcasing local musical entertainment starting at noon.

Saturday, May 9

  • Noon   The Aspirations (Aspire School Jazz Band)
  • 2:00     Blue Pickup (Bluegrass band)
  • 4:00     Tumwater High School Jazz Ensemble

Sunday, May 10­

  • Noon   Olympia Highlanders Bagpipe Marching Band
  • 1:00     Slieveloughane Irish Dancers
  • 2:30     The Burren Boys (Celtic Music)

The fair officially closes on Sunday at 5:00 pm.

For more information, directions, or boat and vendor applications, visit our web site at or send us an email at Always held on Mother’s Day weekend, bring Mom and the family to our FREE, fun-filled Boat Fair!


Print Friendly, PDF & Email