Start telling your boat's story.

Did you build your boat from the ground up? Sail on her as a child before being reunited years later as an adult? Your wooden boat has a story, and the Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival is the place to tell it. Keep reading to find out how you can exhibit your boat in the next Festival. Your application process starts here.


Application opens March 1

How do I apply?

  • Read all of the information on this page.
  • Complete the entire application—linked at the bottom once live—including waivers.
  • Upload picture
  • You will receive periodic emails letting you know where you are in the registration process
  • When accepted, you will receive an email from the NWMC letting you know how to pay!

    When and where is the Wooden Boat Festival?

    September 6-8, 2019
    Port Townsend, Washington
    Historic Point Hudson Marina
    The year-round home of the Wooden Boat Festival since 1977.

    Cost: Boats in the Water

    LOA Passes NWMC Member Non-Member
    <13′ 1 $80 $100
    13’–19′ 2 $105 $125
    20’–30′ 2 $130 $155
    31’–45′ 2 $150 $175
    46’–59′ 4 $180 $225
    60’–80′ 5 $215 $240
    80′+ 6 $225 $265

    Cost: Boats on Land

    Includes 2 beer tickets

    LOA Passes NWMC Member Non-Member
    <13′ 1 $75 $80
    13’–19′ 1 $100 $105
    20’–30′ 1 $110 $120
    31’–45′ 1 $120 $140

    Frequently Asked Questions