Times: Friday 3pm to 10pm, Saturday 11am to 10pm, Sunday 11am-7pm
Location: Port of Edmonds Marina, 358 Admiral Way, Edmonds WA. 98020
Admission: $4.00 Admission. Children 12 & under are free.
The PORT OF EDMONDS welcomes the 30th Annual EDMONDS WATERFRONT FESTIVAL hosted by the Rotary Club of Edmonds. This annual festival is a major fundraiser with proceeds supporting Rotary programs and services. Among programs that benefit include college scholarships for local youth, support for YWCA transitional housing for women and their children, YMCA Partners with Youth, Boy Scouts, and Kids in Transition. Please visit edmondswaterfrontfestival.org for a complete listing of the programs and services the Rotary Club of Edmonds supports. The setting for the festival is the beautiful Port of Edmonds Marina that is home to over 1200 boats and named the 2006 National Marina of the Year.
2017 Waterfront Attractions Include:
5K RUN – Sponsored by 1st Security Bank, the family-friendly run will kick off at 9 am on Saturday June 3rd at Civic Field in Edmonds. All registration funds go directly to the Washington Kids in Transition
THE MAIN STAGE features top attractions including 80’s pop rock band Hair Nation, popular NW dance favorites The Beatniks, Southern rock band Whiskey River, and Motown & Classic R&B band The Hitmen. Family entertainers performing on the Main Stage will include Linda Severt’s Juggletunes (Music, Circus Arts and Funny Business), and the always-popular Reptile Isle reptile show.
3 NEW PARKING LOTS – Visitors can choose from the following: Sound Transit/Amtrak (adjacent to 190 Sunset Restaurant), Union Bank lot (123 3rd Avenue South, Edmonds) and the Bank of America parking lot (306 Main Stret, Edmonds). More information can be found on the website.
SHUTTLE TROLLY will be on hand to help make your visit to the festival a snap. The Trolley Shuttle service will make a continuous loop Friday June 2nd from 3 pm to 10:30 pm; Saturday June 3rd from 11 am to 10:30 pm and Sunday June 4th from 11 am to 7:30 pm. The Trolley begins and ends at the Waterfront Festival. It will pick up and drop off passengers at Union Bank on 3rd Avenue S, Bank of America on 3rd/Main and Sound Transit (Dayton Street). Riders will be dropped off right at the front gate of the festival.
FOOD ROW will offer taste-tempting treats from more than 15 food booths offering everything from bratwurst to bagels, and fish-shaped ice cream cones to chowder. New Food includes: Mac n Cheese Crab – Lobster, Oysters, Lobster fries, Alaskan Crab & Crab dinner, lot more Other favorites include Ziegler’s Bratwurst Haus, Euro Gyro, Crepecetera and many more.
THE WILLOW CREEK (aka Deer Creek) FISH HATCHERY will offer free fishing for kids Saturday and Sunday 10am to 4pm. This event is hosted by Edmonds Laebugten Salmon Chapter and has become a traditional favorite attraction for area families.
12th Annual CLASSIC YACHT DISPLAY sponsored by Pacific Northwest Classic Yacht Association will be in the water all weekend long. Bring your sea legs and stroll the docks marveling in the beauty of yachts built as early as 1928 and up to 73’ long. The craftsmanship is unsurpassed and you have to see the beauty of these boats to believe it. Up to 20 will be on display. Meet the owners and tour these beautiful boats. www.classicyacht.org
EDMONDS FIRE BOAT – will be demonstrating in the water and will be on display for children and families alike to tour.
HYDROPLANE DISPLAYS: get your picture taken with some of the fastest boats on water that you see racing at Seafair and Tri Cities.
THE DAVID TURNER YMCA KIDS AREA will have tons of fun stuff for the kids. Mary’s Place will provide arts and crafts and t-shirts to decorate for kids while the Edmonds Historical Museum will be telling history stories about the Edmonds waterfront. FIN the giant fish will also be there!
KIDS RIDES/ACTIVITIES – Inflatable rides, carnival games, face painting, rock climbing wall, bungee trampoline, paintball gallery and lots and lots of great activities for the youngsters.
ARTS & CRAFTS is always a favorite attraction. Visitors can check out an amazing assortment of glass art, pottery, paintings, jewelry, clothing, and much more.
MUSIC AT THE PIER – SEAJAZZ will kick off its 6th year in conjunction with the Edmonds Rotary Club Waterfront Festival and will feature live jazz. You can see these award-winning musicians from the Edmonds School District at 3PM on the FAMILY STAGE on Friday.
GOING GREEN-The Boy Scout troops of Mount Baker Council will monitor the trash for the grounds of the Festival and the Waste Warriors of the Sustainable Community Stewards of the Snohomish County WSU Extension Service will cycle the waste stream. Last year ½ ton of organic waste was diverted from the landfill through your efforts.
Visit the official web site EdmondsWaterfrontfestival.org to get more information on entertainers, bus routes, sponsors, grounds layout, and much more.
FOR YOUR SAFETY, PETS, SKATES, SKATEBOARDS, & BIKES ARE NOT ALLOWED ON THE FESTIVAL GROUNDS.
General Information: Rotary Club of Edmonds (425) 329-6467