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Eat, Shop & Play at or near the Marina

​Shilshole Bay Marina is located in Seattle's Ballard neighborhood, home to many restaurants, retailers, events, parks, and more.



Click image to link to Town Graphic’s interactive Ballard map

Neighborhood Information

For information on the Ballard neighborhood, dining, hotels, attractions, and shopping visit VisitSeattle.org.

Getting Around

Shilshole Bay Marina offers complimentary shuttle service to downtown Ballard and a bike program for overnight guest moorage customers. Contact the marina office for details.

Ballard Map

Walking Map - North Seattle map

Bicycle Map

King County Metro Transit Trip Planner - picks up in downtown Ballard

Emerald City Trolley - picks up at the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks

Eat & Drink

Dining on site:

Dining within a five to 10-minute walk:

Ballard breweries

Happy hours

Shilshole Bay Fuel Dock convenience store (on site, H Dock)

Parks

Golden Gardens Park

Golden Gardens Off-Leash Dog Park

Hiram M. Chittenden Locks

Discovery Park

Events

Year-round: Ballard Farmers Market

January: Polar Bear Plunge at Golden Gardens Park on New Year's Day

April: Ballard Jazz Festival

May: 17th of May Festival

June: National Marina Day

July: Ballard SeafoodFest

August: Viking Days and Movies at the Marina

September: Sustainable Ballard Festival 

October: Fishermen's Fall FestivalMacefield Music Festival, and Leif Erikson Bazaar

November: Yulefest

​Area & Event Photos

Movies at the Marina

Bike Program

Guest Shuttle