Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.
No one knows for sure what caused a humming noise that annoyed residents of the west Seattle neighborhood on Puget Sound, but one theory is the buzz was a fish mating call.
Seafair’s planes, hydroplanes and ships, festivals of culture, art shows, fairs and renaissance theatre! Here’s what makes being in Seattle the first weekend in August so great!
It’s the annual Parade of Ships and Flight on Wednesday, August 1 on Elliott Bay as Seafair’s Fleet Week kicks off a stellar week of Navy boat tours and Boeing’s Maritime Celebration!
Ahoy there! The Opening Day of Boating Season kicks off on Saturday, May 5 in Seattle. Come see the parade of boats and University of Washington crew racing at the biggest regional celebration of water, boats and springtime in the US!
It’s the holidays in Seattle! We know how to do it right with time honored Seattle family fun traditions and festivities! Grab the kids, and head out to one or more of these great events!
Now in its 62nd year, the Christmas Ship tradition on Lake Union, Lake Washington and Puget Sound continues! From just after Thanksgiving until December 23, you can float along with carolers and other lighted boats and ships for an amazing Seattle area holiday adventure!
Seafair kicks off over Memorial Day weekend with the Seattle Rock and Roll Marathon and Half, and there are festivals and celebrations all summer long. But the culmination of Seafair is the Torchlight Parade, Fleet Week of Boats, Hydroplane Races and Air Show.