Zoom in for a close-up look at the comings and goings of Everett’s working waterfront. During these tours, Port of Everett staff will showcase the Port’s roles in international trade, property development, boating, recreation and environmental stewardship. Come see for yourself! Space is limited. Call ahead for reservations: 425-257-8304
SUNSET HARBOR CRUISE
Experience our purple mountains’ majesty as you watch the sun get ready to set over the Olympic Mountains and Port Gardner Bay. Enjoy discussions with a Jetty interpretive naturalist on this popular, cruise. It always fills up fast! Call ahead for reservations: 425-257-8304.
PIRATES DAY TREASURE HUNT
The charismatic Pirates of Puget Sound will storm the jetty in an action-packed celebration. Entertainment includes a demonstration of traditional pirate skills and folklore and will be followed by a treasure hunt. Good luck beating the pirates to their treasure, all buried deep in the sand of Jetty Island. Finders, keepers!
The smallest sailors and mermaids love to follow the adventures of Charlie Seagull, L.C. Salmon, Ollie and Olivia Octopus, and their friends. Pack a lunch and make a day of it!
Children can experience the beauty of nature as art while making their own treasures to take home. All supplies provided. Bring a friend.
“Art at the Island” is back for the summer! Sponsored by the Sisters Arts Loft, this art contest is for youth 13-16 and 12 and under. Artwork is displayed at Fishermen’s Market and Grill. Weekly ribbons will be awarded for each age group and the Grand Prizes will be awarded. See the Jetty Island staff for official entry form.
LATE NIGHT CAMPFIRE PROGRAMS
Take part in your favorite Jetty Campfire program or just enjoy a sunset on the beach. Late-night Campfires are from 7-8pm Campfires include gooey marshmallow snacks.
SAND CASTLE CONTEST
Create a castle fit for a king, a crab or even yourself! Bring buckets, scoops and other tools to compete for prizes in appropriate age categories. From first-timers to to serious sand sculptors. All ages welcome for group or individual participation.
Rejuvenate your senses with a day at the beach. Enjoy a day of special activities for seniors, including nature walks, Jetty Bingo and refreshments. Bring a lunch, a hat, an umbrella and sunglasses.
FRESH PAINT FLOAT FIND
Hunt for your very own blown-glass treasure. Collect a glass float and take it back ashore to the Fresh Paint Festival at Marina Village for a certificate of authenticity. Reservations on early boats strongly suggested. Note: Early ferries will be added and the west beach will be closed to all visitors until the 10:30am start time.
Say goodbye to summer and the Jetty with a celebration of good stewardship in the form of our annual Trash Bash! We’ll leave jetty cleaner then we found it. Smokey Bear will be on hand to check our progress and our local scout troop color guard will lower the flags for our closing celebration.