OLYMPIA — The steamship Virginia V will join tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain at the Port of Olympia’s Port Plaza docks for the 44th Annual Olympia Harbor Days festival Aug. 31-Sept. 2.
The event features vintage tugboat races and the Squaxin Island Tribe’s Salish Seaport, including cultural activities, demonstrations, a traditional salmon bake and beer garden.
The Port of Olympia’s plaza is adjacent to Percival Landing where a fleet of Vintage Tugboats will be available for touring on Saturday as they get ready for the annual Sunday races.
Festival highlights also include a mini-tug tug o’ war, live bands on two stages, including America's First Corps Jazz Combo, more than 200 arts, crafts, commercial and food
Olympia Harbor Days celebrates the return of the vintage tugboats of the Puget Sound to Olympia.