Top Things to Do in the Fall in Port Townsend

Fall is one of the most magical times of the year to visit Port Townsend. The air is crisp, the water gorgeous, and the town is abuzz with a wide range of things to do, unique to Washington’s Victorian Seaport and Arts Community. Let’s explore some Fall Fun in Port Townsend in 2017!

Can’t wait to get outside?

Here are a few ideas for you.

Fascinated by Port Townsend’s history?

Explore a museum (or two!).

Are you a foodie fanatic?

We have delicious eateries around town and at Fort Worden.

  • Pick up a restaurant guide at the PT Visitor Info Center.
  • Check out the Farmers Market on Saturdays, 9 am – 2 pm –
  • Tour the local wineries, cideries, breweries and distilleries.

Looking for a quiet place to enjoy nature?

We have stunning parks, that even allow for extended beach walks.

Can’t get enough art?

You’ll love our galleries and live performances.

Want to learn about our local sea life?

Get and there and explore!

  • Port Townsend Marine Science Center (Fort Worden) –
  • Whale watching out of Point Hudson.
  • Northwest Maritime Center (Downtown) –

Events and festivals for every interest:

41st Annual Wooden Boat Festival, Sept. 8-10 –

18th Annual Port Townsend Film Festival, Sept. 15-17 –

Jefferson County Farm and Fiber Tour, Sept. 15-17 –

Port Townsend Main Street’s Girls’ Night Out, Oct. 5 –

35th Annual Kinetic Skupture Race, Oct. 7-8 –

Main Street Downtown Trick or Treat, Oct. 31 –

Merchants’ Open House and Small Business Saturday, Nov. 25 –

Sprit of the Yule, Key City Public Theatre, Dec. 1-30 –

Community Treelighting and Santa Visit, Dec. 2 –

Victorian Yuletide Ball, Dec. 16 –

First Night Celebration, Dec. 31 –



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