Penn Cove Water Festival May 16, 2009

Penn Cove Water Festival Saturday May 16, 2009  at Coupeville, WA – on Whidby Island 

The Penn Cove Water Festival features annual tribal canoe races, Native arts and crafts, demonstrations, storytelling, dance performances, artist demonstrations, authentic Native foods, children’s activities, and exhibits and displays.  More Details on events see our EVENTS page. CLICK HERE.

Event Info CLICK HERE.  / Contact and volunteer info CLICK HERE.

Saturday May 16, 2009, 11AM-6PM
Coupeville Waterfront on Whidby Island
FREE admission!

PLUS Other Special Events Friday and Sunday  

Saturday 15, 6:00 PM at the Fort Ebey State Park amphitheater. Native Storytelling with Lou LaBombard. Free Admission.

Sunday, May 17, 10:00 AM on board the Deception Pass Tour catamaran at the Coupeville Dock limit of 35 people. Cost is $35. Lou LaBombard will lead this water tour of Penn Cove, giving Native history of the area.

Tickets at Miriam’s Espresso, 200 S. Main, and the Harbor Store, 26 NW Front St. in Coupeville, or by email at

Canoe Race Schedule, Saturday May 16, 2009,
Races begin at 12 Noon at Capt. Coupe Boat Launch on Ninth St.
Races subject to change per types and numbers of canoes registering.

1.  Single Man Race
2.  Single Woman Race
3. Mixed Doubles Race
4.  6 Jr. Buckskin Race
5.  6 Buckskin Race
6.  6 Woman Race
7.  6 Man race
8.  11 Jr. Buckskin Race
9.  11 Buckskin Race
10.  11 Woman Race
11.  11 Man race

Contact for Canoe Races: Susan Berta:

Local Whidby Island / Camano Island accommodations, dining and visitor info: or

Fort Ebey State Park:

Driving Directions to Fort Ebey State Park and Ferry info:

Washington State Parks General Info:;