north seattle industrial association
north seattle industrial association

2018 Maritime Events

January 23

Maritime Day in Olympia


January 26 – February 3

Seattle International Boat Show

CenturyLink Field, South Lake Union, and an all-new location at Bell Harbor Marina


March 27

SO²UND Day – Sail Off On Unique Nautical Discoveries – A Maritime and Marine Science Exploration Day!

Youth Maritime Collaborative

Seattle Maritime Academy


April 21

Duwamish Alive! Restoration and Cleanup


Earth Day at Shilshole Bay Marina


Seattle Maritime Festival


Opening of Cruise Season


May 5

Opening Day of Boating Season sponsored by Seattle Yacht Club

Lake Union, Ship Canal, Lake Washington


May 10

Stories of the Sea Maritime Poetry and Song Slam sponsored by the Seattle Propeller Club

Highliner Public House, Fishermen’s Terminal


May 11 and 12

Northwest Paddling Festival sponsored by Northwest Marine Trade Association

Lake Sammamish State Park, Issaquah


May 12

Harley Marine Seattle Maritime Festival Family Fun Day sponsored by the Seattle Propeller Club

Seattle Maritime Academy


May 18           

Harley Marine Seattle Maritime Festival Breakfast sponsored by the Seattle Propeller Club

Marriot Waterfront Hotel


May 22

National Maritime Day


May 26 - 27

NW Seaport Classic Workboat Show

South Lake Union Park


June 9

Shilshole Boatfest: Seas the Bay! sponsored by the Port of Seattle

Shilshole Bay Marina


June 16 – 17

Classic Weekend sponsored by the Classic Yacht Association and Port of Seattle

Bell Harbor Marina


June - August

Downtown Sailing Series Thursday Nights

Elliott Bay Marina and sponsored by the Northwest Marine Trade Association


July - August

Friday Night Sail Fest

Shilshole Bay Marina sponsored by the Northwest Marine Trade Association



Movies at the Shilshole Bay Marina sponsored by the Port of Seattle


Seafair Fleet Week & Boeing Maritime Celebration


Celebrate Seafood

September 15

Fishermen’s Fall Festival

Fishermen’s Terminal


September – October

Port of Seattle Cargo 101 Tour

Port of Seattle Ship Canal 101 Tour

Port of Seattle Duwamish 101 Tour



Celebrate National Seafood Month


Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival sponsored by the Center for Wooden Boats



Pacific Marine Expo, CenturyLink Field Event Center


Maritime Economic Forecast Breakfast, Pacific Marine Expo



Christmas Ship Festival – various locations


KEXP Deck the Dock: A Family Holiday Celebration and Kids Dance Party! Pier 66


Monthly Programs

First Thursday at Lake Union Park


Maritime Seattle, a permanent event at MOHAI, South Lake Union Park


Northwest Seaport Chaney Sing


Northwest Seaport Tugboat Storytime, Aboard the Tugboat Arthur Foss


Northwest Salmon Derby Series sponsored by the Northwest Marine Trade Association


Sunday Sail at the Center for Wooden Boats


All events subject to change.           

Next Meeting

8 - 9:30 a.m.

May 28, 2019

Seattle Maritime Academy

Room 213

4455 Shilshole Ave NW



8 a.m.



8:05 a.m.

Updates: Eugene Wasserman


8:10 Seattle Times Project Homelessness.  The Seattle Times has a group of reporters assigned to cover homelessness issues.  I have asked them to have a dialogue with you on homelessness/crime issues from your perspective.  

8:50 Meet the new Office of Economic Director Bobby Lee.  Bobby just started last month. Now it is time to educate him about the importance of the Maritime/Industrial sector and our issues.  

9:30 Adjourn

Picnic on the Dock featuring City Council and Port Commision Candidates

Wednesday, June 19

Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Seattle Maritime Academy

Featuring a fun BBQ


Next meeting:

September 24.

“Our business and property owners need a voice on transportation, land use, regulatory policies on business operation, and environmental issues that impact our industrial area. NSIA does exactly that.” – Suzie Burke, Fremont Dock Co.

Contact Us

Eugene Wasserman


North Seattle

Industrial Association

3500 1st Ave NW

Seattle, WA  98107



(206) 440-2660    




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