There are so many ways to get to Wooden Boat Festival! Before you hit the road, take a minute to read our travel information and tips to make sure your trip here is smooth and trouble-free.

Travel Advisories

Be aware of these road closures and ferry alerts that overlap the 2023 Festival weekend:

Sept 5-15 SR 19 closed between Egg & I Road and Larson Lake Road. Learn more.
Sept 7–13 Bainbridge Ferry is walk-on only and only one boat is operating. Learn more.

Travel Tips

Parking anywhere near the Festival is extremely limited—please consider one of these options:

Park at Port Townsend Haines Place Park & Ride. Free shuttles run all day Friday and Saturday and half a day on Sunday from the Haines Place Park & Ride (by Safeway) and Festival. Park in the Haines Place parking lot. Please do not park in the Safeway parking lot. See the full bus schedule here.

Walk. If you live in town, or could have someone drop you off downtown, please consider this option!

Ride Your Bike. Park your bike at Bike Harbor, just outside the Festival entrance. Bikes are not allowed inside festival grounds.

Jefferson Transit Bus Route