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 Stories of the Sea Maritime Poetry and Song Slam sponsored by National Fisherman Magazine and Pacific Marine Expo

Highliner Public House, Fishermen’s Terminal

No Cost to Participate & Free Admission

Stories of the Sea, a raucous night dedicated to song, poetry and storytelling about the epic adventures of commercial fishing and the maritime industry. The evening will feature 14 performers, with cash prizes awarded to the top participants.

For more info or to enter click here


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 Saturday, May 11

Seattle Maritime Festival Family Fun Day sponsored by the Seattle Propeller Club and Port of Seattle

Seattle Maritime Academy

11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Experience Maritime! Don’t miss the boat at Seattle’s largest maritime industry celebration.

The Family Fun Day will feature a wide variety of Maritime activities, displays and food trucks. The Experience Maritime activities offer tons of cool hands-on programs including kids boat building, welding, oceanography, emergency signals/flares, emergency environmental response, life raft and boat tours, line tossing, and other family activities. A crowd-pleasing highlight will be the chance for the public to pilot a tugboat at the Academy’s bridge simulator. Enjoy live music by The Not Its; School of Rock and Alleyoop Musical Games and Puppets!

 Discover the working waterfront on the Ship Canal, check out Fishermen’s Terminal and learn about the important Ballard Locks on three Free Argosy Ship Canal Tours. Tickets are only available at the Festival. Tours leave at 11:30am; 1pm and 2:30pm. 

 The Seattle Maritime Festival Family Fun Day is sponsored by the Seattle Propeller Club, the Port of Seattle and The Seattle Maritime Academy. 

 Friday, May 17          

Seattle Maritime Festival Breakfast sponsored by the Seattle Propeller Club

Marriot Waterfront Hotel       

8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.