Arts & Culture

Kitsap Peninsula Summer Nights are Music-Filled

If you love music, come to the Kitsap Peninsula this summer. Nearly every city and town hosts free waterfront concerts in irresistible settings. Bring the kids, pack a picnic and get ready to rock ‘cause we’ve got your summer jam. Bainbridge Island – The park district hosts Sounds of Summer concerts at Battle Point Park at [...]

Kitsap Peninsula Destination: Kingston

Sparkling like a jewel in its scenic waterfront setting, Kingston beckons visitors who arrive by personal boat, ferry or car to explore parks, beaches, trails and unique eateries sure to satisfy any palate. Mike Wallace Park next to the marina and ferry dock is a gorgeous expanse of green that hosts the Saturday Public Market, [...]

Kitsap Peninsula Itinerary: Rich History in a Scenic Setting

As the ancestral home of Chief Seattle, a Navy shipbuilding hub for more than a century and the first community in the United States to see Japanese-Americans exiled to World War II internment camps, the Kitsap Peninsula has a rich and varied history to share with visitors. And Kitsap is conveniently located between the big-city [...]

2019-06-05T06:42:50-07:00April 24th, 2016|Arts & Culture, Attractions|

Kitsap Peninsula Destination: Port Orchard

With a waterfront location, walkable downtown and beautiful views of the Olympic Mountains, Port Orchard is a family-friendly destination well worth a day trip or weekend getaway. A pedestrian path along Sinclair Inlet connects an observation tower at the west end of downtown to a children’s park, with plenty of spots along the way to [...]

Foodie Find: Art, Wine and Food Go Together at Kitsap Mosaics & Bistro

What started as a stress-relieving hobby has grown into a one-of-a-kind mosaics studio on the Kitsap Peninsula, with wine and nibbles to fuel patrons' creativity. Before adult coloring books were the de-stresser du jour, nurse Anna Hickner began piecing together bits of colored glass to achieve her moment of Zen. Now she shares that experience with others [...]

Kitsap Peninsula Destination: Suquamish

The village of Suquamish on the clear salt water of Agate Passage is more than just a scenic destination, it’s also the heart of the Suquamish Tribe’s cultural renaissance and a fascinating place to spend a few hours or a day. The people of Chief Seattle have lived along the shores of the Kitsap Peninsula [...]

Seattle Museum Month Includes Kitsap Peninsula Attractions

The Kitsap Peninsula region has museums for every interest and February is a great month to explore them, especially if you’re a Seattle or Kitsap hotel guest. Visitors at participating downtown Seattle hotels enjoy half-price admission to more than 40 regional museums during Seattle Museum Month. Among them are a trio of Kitsap attractions. As a [...]

2017-03-03T22:56:46-08:00February 10th, 2016|Arts & Culture, Attractions, Entertainment, Events, Families|

Winter Break on the Kitsap Peninsula

Whether you need a cure for cabin fever, want to stimulate young minds or just yearn to see your kids look up from their electronics for a few minutes, come to the Kitsap Peninsula. We've got a sleighful of activities that are fun for the whole family. Light Up the Night – We all need [...]

Toe tapping on the Kitsap Peninsula

‘Tis the season for music on the Kitsap Peninsula. From country great Pam Tillis to jazz pianist Overton Berry to the Navy Band Northwest, we’ve got a variety of entertainment that is sure to give you a much-needed respite from the holiday hustle and bustle. Bring friends and family ‘cause live music is a great early [...]

2017-03-03T22:56:50-08:00December 7th, 2015|Arts & Culture, Attractions, Entertainment, Events, Families|

Good Jul in Poulsbo

As the mournful sound of a blowing horn pierces the night, a ship appears on Liberty Bay, rowed by Vikings and lit by torches. It bears the Lucia Bride, a young girl dressed in white robes, her head alight with a glowing crown of candles. The ancient Scandinavian tradition is kept alive in Poulsbo by [...]

2017-03-03T22:56:51-08:00December 6th, 2015|Arts & Culture, Attractions, Entertainment, Events, Families, Foodies|
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