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 – www.jfcmarkets.org
  • 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) – www.ptmsc.org
  • Whale watching out of Point Hudson.
  • Northwest Maritime Center (Downtown) – www.nwmaritime.org

Events and festivals for every interest:

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

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

Jefferson County Farm and Fiber Tour, Sept. 15-17 – www.ptmainstreet.org/event/jefferson-county-farm-fiber-tour/

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

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

Main Street Downtown Trick or Treat, Oct. 31 – www.ptmainstreet.org

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

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

Community Treelighting and Santa Visit, Dec. 2 – www.ptmainstreet.org

Victorian Yuletide Ball, Dec. 16 – www.op-s.net

First Night Celebration, Dec. 31 – www.jchsmuseum.org

 

 

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