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28th Annual Fishermen's Fall Festival

Celebrating Fishermen's Terminal and benefiting Seattle Fishermen's Memorial

Saturday, Sept 24
11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Free admission

The Festival celebrates the return of the North Pacific fishing fleet to the terminal, works to increase the public’s knowledge of the importance of the fishing industry and Fishermen’s Terminal to Seattle's culture and economy while raising money for the Seattle Fishermen’s Memorial Foundation.

You and your family will enjoy hands-on art projects with fishing themes, including the popular wooden boat building and trout pond, live musical performances, fishing information and education, demonstrations, delicious seafood, community and remembrance. Click here to view activities, schedule, and more.

Proceeds from the activities within the Festival are donated to the Seattle Fishermen’s Memorial Foundation to assist families of fishers lost at sea. 

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Duwamish River 101


Wed., Sept. 14
Check in: 3:45 p.m.
Program: 4 - 6:30 p.m.
Bell Harbor Marina,
Pier 66

The 5-mile-long Duwamish Waterway is important for commerce and jobs, fish
and wildlife habitat, and public shoreline use
areas. Learn about
marine industrial
commerce, the legacy of
past industrial activities,
fish and wildlife habitat restoration, and Super-
fund cleanup plans.

Partners: Lower Duwamish Waterway Group (Boeing, City of Seattle, King County, Port of Seattle), Alaska Marine Lines, Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition, Delta Marine Industries,
Inc., and Vigor

​Airport 101

Waitlist availability only

Wed., Sept. 21
Check in: 3:45 p.m.
Program: 4 - 6:30 p.m.
International Airport

Sea-Tac Airport is the nation’s fastest growing airport. This will be an opportunity to meet Lance Lyttle, the airport’s new managing director. Learn about upcoming projects including the new International Arrivals
Facility and Sea-Tac’s master planning effort
that will define redevelopment over
the next 20 years.
A tour of the airport will include a visit to the south satellite’s U.S. Customs Area.

Partners: Delta Air Lines,  and U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Cargo 101

Waitlist availability only

Wed., Sept. 28
Check in: 3:45 p.m.
Program: 4 - 6:30 p.m.
Port Headquarters
Pier 69

Tour Terminal 18 and
learn about the move-
ment of cargo from ship
to truck to train. Hear longshore workers, and vessel pilots describe their roles in the supply chain
and visit the BNSF intermodal rail yard
to learn how shipping containers move between the port and the interior of the country.

Partners: SSA Terminals, BNSF Railway,
International Longshore
and Warehouse Union, Puget Sound Pilots
and The Northwest
Seaport Alliance

Ship Canal 101


Wed., Oct. 5
Check in: 3:45 p.m.
Program: 4 - 6:30 p.m.

Learn about the wide
range of maritime industry businesses and support services that play a key role in making Seattle a focal point for commercial fishing, boat yards, and transportation between Alaska and the Lower 48 states. The Lake Washington Ship Canal is a bustling center of maritime activity.

Partners: Ballard Oil, Foss Maritime, Pacific Fishermen Shipyard, Western Towboat, Trident Seafoods, Coastal Transportation, and Vigor


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