Vigor Seattle Maritime Festival 2014






Presented by the Seattle Propeller Club with the Port of Seattle

Don’t miss the boat when the world’s largest tugboat race thunders along the Downtown Seattle Waterfront! Enjoy the Waterfront Chowder Cook-Off. Check out the workboat parade, survival suit races, a boat building competition, vessel tours, sea-air rescue demonstration, free harbor tours, Kids and Family FunZone, Stories of the Sea, Maritime Career Day and a container ship full of family fun.

It’s the Vigor Seattle Maritime Festival, May 8-11, 2014.

Most of the public activities take place on Saturday, May 10, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Pier 66/Bell Harbor Marina, on the Downtown Seattle Waterfront, and on Sunday, May 11, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at South Lake Union Park. There is no admission charge. 

Celebrate our Five Star Working Waterfront.  Visit Seattle Maritime 101 for more information.

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2014 Key Dates*


Thursday, May 8

Vigor Seattle Maritime Festival Stories of the Sea, Highliner Pub and Tavern


Friday, May 9

Maritime Career Day, Maritime Events Center, Pier 66


Saturday, May 10

Vigor Maritime Festival Harbor Open House, Pier 66

Tugboat Races

Workboat Parade

On-Water Demonstrations

On Plaza Display/Demonstrations

Vessel Tours

Free Harbor Tours

Seattle Waterfront Chowder Cook-off  


Sunday, May 11

Vigor Maritime Festival Family Fun Day, South Lake Union Park

Quick and Dirty Boat Building

Survival Suit Races

Vessel Tours

Ship Canal Tours

Remote Control Boats

Kids Boat Building

South Lake Union Chowder Cook-off

Exhibits and Displays

Sea Chantey Concerts


* All events subject to change.