Curly fries, corndogs, fireworks, canoe races and ducks.
Oh so many ducks.
“Go ducks!” we say, because here comes Whaling Days!
The Whaling Days Festival is set to return to “Old Town” Silverdale, with events kicking off Friday, July 26.
The festival will run through Sunday, July 28 and will provide a plethora of activities and entertainment for spectators to enjoy. Whaling Days is a family-oriented, nonprofit, volunteer-run festival which gathers funds to support other nonprofits and student scholarships.
Activities include, of course, the annual Silverdale Rotary Duck Race on Sunday.
The fest will take place at Silverdale Waterfront Park. Here is a list of this year’s scheduled events:
Friday, July 26
5 to 10 p.m. – Carnival Rides, Food Vendors, and 21 and over Beer & Wine Garden
6 to 10 p.m. – Mainstage Entertainment, The Sunset Grooves and Dusty 45’s
10 p.m. – Fireworks over Dyes Inlet
Saturday, July 27
7 to 10 a.m. – Meals on Wheels Kitsap Whale Run
10 to 11 a.m. – First Federal Lions/Kiwanis Grand Parade
4:30 to 8 p.m. – Kitsap Destruction Derby (Thunderbird Stadium, Kitsap Fairgrounds)
11 a.m. to 10 p.m. – Carnival rides
11 a.m. to 8 p.m. – Street and food vendors
Noon to 10 p.m. – 21-and-over beer and wine garden and main stage entertainment: DooWoop and The Shoo B Doos, Joel Gibson Jr. and the Hired Guns, Steadyrock Cosmonaut, Down North, BooBoo LaLa
Sunday, July 28
9 a.m. – Dyes Inlet Dash Canoe Races
11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Street and food vendors, carnival rides
Noon to 6 p.m. – 21-and-over beer and wine garden, main stage entertainment: Lost and Found, Skinny Blue, Collasal Boss
3 p.m. – Silverdale Rotary Duck Race
5 p.m. – Silverdale Rotary Duck Race Results