Culinary Festivals & Special Events

All year long there are plenty of Culinary Special Events and Festivals welcoming you on the LOOP!

From U-Pick fruits and lavender in Sequim to Razor Clams in Ocean Shores, Hood Canal Spotted Shrimp in Brinnon, Dungeness Crab & Seafood in Port Angeles or Oysters in Shelton! There’s rarely a weekend that doesn’t have a delicious festival or special event ready for you to dig-in!

Bring your appetite and enjoy!

All around the LOOP there are delicious culinary themed festivals and special events waiting for you to take part and taste!

Bring your appetite for adventure to these:


Thanksgiving at Kalaloch Lodge

Join us for a traditional Thanksgiving Buffet at Kalaloch Lodge’s Creekside Restaurant, featuring Carved Oven Roasted Turkey, Root Beer Glazed Ham, Wild Mushroom Stuffing, Butter Braised Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Fresh-Shucked Oysters, and much MUCH more!  Leave the cooking and cleaning to us while you relax with your friends and family. Reservations are recommended but not required.

Please call 360-962-2271 ext. 4007 to reserve your seats or for more information.
$38 Adults / $29 Seniors (65 and over) / $18 Children (age 5-12) / Children 4 and under Eat Free
November 23, 2017
11:30 AM – 8:00 PM (Last seating at 7:30 PM)

“Intentional Leftovers” Thanksgiving Dinner

We have established a long tradition for this holiday now.
Come for a family style dinner and you will leave with
“intentional leftovers…the best part of turkey dinner.”
Thursday, November 23, 2017
Reservations beginning at 12:00 noon
through 5:00 p.m.
$59 per person
plus tax and gratuity
Optional wine pairing $12
$19 children ages 6 to 12
plus tax and gratuity
Children ages 5 and under are free

Thanksgiving Feast

Our classic buffet features several carving stations, a Northwest seafood bar, and a bounty of roasted local vegetables. Take the trip from savory to sweet with a variety of seasonally themed salads, artisan breads and spreads, creamy mashed potatoes, chef’s favorite cranberry chutney, and of course, an array of rich, irresistibly delicious freshly made pies and desserts. Start a new tradition this Thanksgiving and make lasting memories at Fort Worden.
10am–3pm • $37+TAX
Book your group’s reservation today: 360.344.4400 Ext. 304

Festive Feasts at Alderbrook Resort

The Restaurant at Alderbrook’s Thanksgiving dinner buffet combines the comfort of a home-cooked meal with the idyllic backdrop of Washington’s Hood Canal. The menu features unique options like cedar-planked steelhead, handmade ravioli, warm kale salad served with farro and candied pecans, and roasted squash cream soup topped with candied pumpkin seeds. The classics are all there too, with organic roasted turkey breast, sweet potatoes with maple syrup, whipped Yukon potatoes and the chef’s own take on green bean casserole. It wouldn’t be a holiday meal without a sweet treat! The Restaurant will offer cranberry cheesecake, apple crostada and, of course, pumpkin pie.
Cost: $55 for adults; $18 for children Time: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. Please call 360.898.5500 for reservations

Drink in the beauty of the Hood Canal on November 10th at a five-course pairing dinner led by Avennia Wine Maker, Chris Peterson. Wines will be paired with locally sourced fare curated by the resort’s Executive Chef, Josh Delgado. Ages 21+ are invited to enjoy the Wine Maker’s Dinner at 6 p.m. in the Restaurant. Tickets are $95 per person and are available for purchase online.


We will be taking special orders for pies all through the month of November.

Celebrate the Harvest: Pumpkin Ice Cream!

November’s flavor of the month is our homemade pumpkin ice cream. Try pairing it with a scoop of Salted Chocolate Caramel Swirl, one of our new favorites!
In the candy shop, we are featuring a handmade pepita seed toffee  with a little hint of chili and sea salt!
Also, be sure to check out our redesigned website!


Veteran’s Day Buffet

Veteran’s Day Buffet
Saturday, November 11,
Salish Room 11am-10pm
Free for Active Military & Veterans
$14 For Non Military

Thanksgiving Buffet

Thanksgiving Buffet
Thursday, November 23
Salish Room, 11am-9pm

Finnriver Winter Hours and Food Service:

The Finnriver Cider Garden is open every day, year-round, with local food and live music on the weekends and good cheer every day. Winter Hours: Sun-Thur 12-6 pm, Fri-Sat 12-9 pm. Guided Cider Tastings daily 12-6 pm, Live Music Saturdays 5:30 to 8:30 pm and Sundays 2-5 pm. Food Offerings: Local Bratwurst Fri 4-8pm, Sat 12-8pm, Sun 12-6 pm; Woodfired Pizza Sat 12-8 pm, Crepes Fri 4-8pm, Sun 12-6 pm.

Fall is On at the Port Townsend Farmers Market

The Port Townsend Farmers Market is open on Tyler St. in uptown Port Townsend Saturdays through December 16th from 10am-2pm.

Join us on November 18th for our Pre-Thanksgiving Farmers Market. Chef demonstration and squash tasting by Jefferson Healthcare’s Chef Arran Stark + all of the local produce, meat, cider, wine, beer, eggs, cheese and artisan foods you want for your holiday feasts.

See you at the market!

Fall into Stottle Winery Tasting Room

In addition to the release of the perfect Thanksgiving wine, our 2016 Rose of Sangiovese, we are transitioning to our fall hours.  We are open Friday & Saturday 11am – 5pm now through the end of November.

Tequila Tuesdays

Enjoy weekly flights, paired with a rotating menu of “South of the Border” fare.
Taps at the Guardhouse
21+ • All Day

Whiskey Wednesdays at Taps

Enjoy weekly flights, paired
with a rotating menu
of “pub-style” fare.
21+ • All Day

Wine Dinner

Five-course dinner with wine pairings from small, family-owned Italian vintners imported directly from some of the best wine regions in the world.
21+ • 6pm – 8pm
(formerly the Café at the Commons)
Reservations recommended: 360.344.4400 ext. 304
Locus Wines •

Get Into Fall Spirits!

We have a few new Marc brandy (grappa) varieties bottled, the Sangiovese is delicious. A particularly aromatic Apple eau-de-vie for Fall concoctions like pie or cocktails and a new bottling of our Rebellion- perfect for your rum needs.

Mother’s Day


Queen’s Picnic: May 14th (Sunday)

Treat Mom like a Queen aboard our private yacht, the Lady Alderbrook, with a caviar cruise and mimosas, brunch at our historic marina and a dessert return cruise.

Aboard Lady Alderbrook & at Union City Market $95 per person+tax & gratuities. Space limited to 40 guests


Depart Alderbrook Resort 11:00AM
Caviar Cruise 11:00-11:45AM
Arrive at the Union City Market 11:45AM
Brunch Served 12:00PM
Depart Union City Market 1:00PM
Desert Cruise 1:00-1:45PM
Arrive at Alderbrook Resort 1:45PM


Fresh Pastries
Fruit and Berries with Chantilly Cram
Huckleberry Bran Muffins w/ Lemon Curd
House made Brioche French Toast
Local Skokomish Valley Greens
Dungeness and Hood Canal Spot Prawn Frittatas w/ house made Crème Fraiche
Foraged Spring Hash
Crepes with Blue Ox Whiskey Caramel
Cheese and Charcuterie featuring local cheeses and house cured meats
Poached Spring Salmon w/ accompaniments

Sunday at 11 AM – 3 PM
Treat mom (or grandma!) to a special Mother’s Day Brunch at The Fireside on Sunday, May 14th. Choose a made-to-order entree from our farm fresh selections. All entrees include a buffet loaded with fresh pastries, berries, fresh salads, a seafood station, and “save room for desserts, Mom” station. For reservations, please call The Fireside at 360.437.7412.
 Mother’s Day Brunch will feature:
  • Country Natural Corned Beef Hash
  • Ludlow Eggs Benedict
  • French Toast • All American
  • Steak au Poivre
  • Grilled Steelhead
  • Slow Roasted Kobe Beef Prime Rib
All entrées include a buffet loaded with fresh pastries, berries, fresh salads,
a seafood station and “save room for desserts, Mom” station.
Mother’s Day Buffet
Sunday, May 14
Brunch 9am-3pm $24
Dinner 4pm-9pm  $26























Sunday at 8 AM – 2:30 PM

Located in our Restaurant, $49-adults, $16-children 10 & under
call 360.898.5500 for reservations
Honor the fabulous women in your life with our luxurious brunch.


Mixed Green Salad
Oyster & Snow Crab Bar
Caesar Salad
Lox & Poached Salmon
Fresh Melons & Berries
Baked Brie

Manila Clams
Eggs Benedict
Garlic & Herb Prawns
Fresh Berry Crepes
Parmesan Ravioli with Herb Cream
Bacon & Sausage
Glazed Thyme Honey Ham
Brioche French Toast
Roasted Root Vegetables
Breakfast Potatoes
House-Made Biscuits & Kurobuta Sausage Gravy

Assorted Meat, Cheese & Vegetables

Fresh Berries & Chantilly Cream

Slow Roasted Prime Rib with Au Jus & Creamed Horseradish
Cedar Planked Northwest Steelhead with Olive Tapenade

Coffee & Carrot Cakes
Cheesecake with Accompaniments
Shortbread Cookies
Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
House-Made Muffins
Chocolate Mousse Cups with Peanut Butter Mousse & Huckleberry Meringue
Pastries & Croissants


Sunday at 10 AM – 2 PM

Mother’s Day Brunch

Adults $32.95
Includes one Mimosa or Bellini for adults over

Children 5-12 $22.95 – Must be accompanied by an adult.
Toddlers 0-4 Free


Check out these delicious Kokopelli Dinner specials running through Mothers Day

Mothers Day Brunch at The Commons at Fort Worden

Sunday, May 14, 2017, 10:00am – 01:00pm

Traditional buffet with carving station & bagel bar featuring house-smoked salmon & fresh Northwest seafood. Reservations strongly recommended. $34 per person; $18 kids under 12; kids 5 & under eat free.
Event Sponsor: Fort Worden
Contact 360-344-4400 (ext. 304),








Nourish Sequim – 

Join us Easter Sunday, we’re cooking dinner!

Enjoy a delicious, relaxing Easter meal with family and friends…we have a special menu and live music…call today and reserve your table: 360-797-1480.

 Alderbrook Resort and Spa

APR16 – Easter Brunch & Egg Hunt

Easter Weekend Activities:

Easter Egg Coloring: April 15th (Saturday)
Mount Washington Room A, 12-4PM, Complimentary to hotel guests, $10 for non-hotel guests

Easter Brunch: April 16th (Sunday)
Restaurant, 8AM-2:30PM, $49-Adults, $16-Children 10 & Under, MENU, ONLINE RESERVATIONS or call at 360.898.3500, Advanced Reservations Required

Easter Egg Hunt: April 16th (Sunday)
Waterfront Lawn-Children 5 & Under, Cottage Lawn-Children 6-10, Begins at 1PM, Complimentary

Make our Easter Brunch your Northwest Tradition!
Located in our Restaurant, 8AM-2:30PM, $49-Adults, $16-Children 10 & Under make your reserations online or call at 360.898.3500, Advanced Reservations Required


Mixed Green Salad
Hood Canal Oysters
Caesar Salad
Snow Crab Claws
Beet Salad
Fresh Fruit
Cheese Plate

Eggs Benedict
Hood Canal Clams
Bacon & Sausage
Sautéed Garlic-Herb Prawns
Quick Bread French Toast
Parmesan Ravioli with Herb Cream Sauce
House-Made Biscuits & Sausage Gravy
Planked Steelhead
Breakfast Potatoes Tomato Soup
Steel Cut Oatmeal with Brown Sugar & Fruit Preserve Upon Request

Slow Roasted Prime Rib
Cedar Plank Columbia River Steelhead
Roasted Leg of Lamb

Assorted Meat, Cheese & Vegetables

Coffee & Carrot Cakes
Bread Pudding with Salted Caramel
Petite Croissants
Chocolate Mousse Cups
Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
Sugar Cookies

The Resort at Port Ludlow

1 Heron Rd, Port Ludlow, Washington 98365

 Easter Brunch –  Buffet Style Brunch • Sunday, April 16, 2017 offered from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m

~ MENU ~

  • Fresh Baked Muffins and Banana Bread,
  • House Made Jam and Marmalade
  • Fresh Seasonal Berries and Fruit Display, Devonshire Cream
  • Eggs Benedict with Mushroom, Spinach, and Hollandaise Sauce, On Grilled Challah Bread
  • Cheesy Potato Croquettes, Fresh Herbs and Gruyere
  • House Made Biscuits and Sausage Gravy Apple-Wood Smoked Bacon, Cascioppo Sausage
  • Made to Order Omelets, Ham, Shrimp, Mushrooms, Peppers, Tomatoes, Onions and Cheese
  • Fresh Seasonal Salads
  • Chicken Marsala, Shiitake Mushrooms, Fontina, Sweet Marsala Wine Sauce
  • Wild White Shrimp Linguine Heirloom Tomatoes, Fresh Herbs,Chardonnay Butter Sauce
  • Carved Slow Roasted Niman Ranches Ham
  • Theo’s Chocolate Decadent Bites,
  • Fruit Tarts,
  • Dave’s Famous Carrot Cake,
  • Kahlua Mousse,
  • Crème Brulee

 Michael’s Fresh Northwest Seafood & Steakhouse

@MichaelsPA Seafood Restaurant · Port Angeles, WA



Red Wine, Cider & Chocolate Tour

2017 Wine, Cider & Chocolate Tour
February 11th & 12th
February 18th, 19th, & 20th

11 a.m. – 5 p.m

Don’t miss the Wine, Cider & Chocolate Tour, which will take place over two delicious weekends, Feb. 11th & 12th and 17th, 18th, & 19th from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

A scrumptious wine or cider perfectly paired with just the right chocolate can bring out the romantic in anyone. The Olympic Peninsula Wineries will take that perfect pairing to another level in 2017, bringing together new release varietals and blends created with premium Washington grapes and decadent chocolate delights that will make you a better wine & cider lover!

Full details and advance tickets on-line

The Resort at Port Ludlow for the perfect Valentine’s Day treat

Valentine’s Day

February 14th
Join us for at The Resort at Port Ludlow for the perfect Valentine’s Day treat. Celebrate love, romance, and a delectable tasting menu at The Fireside.The evening features a six course tasting menu prepared by The Resort’s Executive Chef Dan Ratigan. $95 per person, reservations required please call The Fireside at 360.437.7412.

Dinner for Two Nights

Wednesdays in February
Join us at The Fireside for “Dinner for Two” night every Wednesday in February. $48 per couple. Reservations recommended, 360.437.7412.

Bring Your Valentine to Nourish

February 14th Come join us for our early “Love” birds menu 3:30 pm -5:00 pm 2 for $48 or our special 3-course dinner menu starting at 6:00 pm. Dine to live gypsy jazz style music of Stringology $48 per person. Your choice of appetizers, entrees and desserts.

Third Thursday we are offering Afternoon tea at 3pm, reservations required as we bake to order. Come and spend a gentle afternoon indulging, just a little. All food is gluten free, with dairy free menu on request.

Gift certificates make a welcome Valentine gift, just call 360 797 1480 and we will send a gift certificate to your special Valentine.

Valentines Dinner at Lake Quinault Lodge

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Lake Quinault Lodge, Roosevelt Dining Room

Take time away with your loved one to enjoy a romantic dinner with outstanding cuisine in the Roosevelt Dining Room, one of the top Olympic Peninsula restaurants.

A special dinner menu will be offered on February 14th for dinner with the option to add Wine Parings. Kids menu will also be available.

Make dinner reservations by calling 360.288.2900.

Valentine’s Dinner at Kalaloch!

Treat your sweetheart to something magical this year – a delicious three-course gourmet dinner for two, complete with an ocean view! Our Creekside Restaurant has one of the best views in the house, and our chef has put together a delectable menu that’s sure to impress.

Seating is limited, and reservations are recommended so don’t delay! Make your Valentine’s Day Dinner reservations by calling 360-962-2271, ext 4007.

Love is in the Air at Alderbrook

Enjoy a fresh, local Valentine’s menu at Alderbrook every evening in February from 5-9 p.m. The resort will be offering a romantic five-course tasting menu, featuring decadent dishes like Wagyu beef, Weathervane scallops, lamb loin, and more – complete with optional wine pairings. On February 14, guests can also enjoy the music stylings of Tarik Bentlemasani while they taste the best of the Pacific Northwest at Alderbrook’s picturesque restaurant. The five-course menu is $80 with the wine pairings for an additional $35. Reservations can be made by calling 360-898-2200.

Every Thursday from 7-10 p.m. in February, Alderbrook guests and locals alike can enjoy complimentary live jazz music with refreshing cocktails and small bites available for purchase. Performances include: David Deacon Joyner (Feb. 2), Red & Ruby (Lavon Hardison & Vince Brown; Feb. 9), Joe Baque & Steve Luceno Duet (Feb. 16), and Lizzy Boyer (Feb. 23).

Wind Rose Cellars

We are happy to introduce our new tasting room/winebar manger Anji Scalf. We also have a new kitchen manger as well. Spencer Clark has some fun new twists on pairing for and wine and food and beer. Please stop in and say hello and see what’s cooking. Winter Hours: Wed-Thur 2-6pm Fri 2-9pm Sat 12-9pm.

Swedish Pancakes at Westport Winery

Since we added breakfast to our daily offerings at Westport Winery Garden Resort we also had some great guest requests. For this reason we added delicious Swedish Pancakes wrapped around crisp bacon and topped with cranberry butter. Plus, we added Eggs Benedict to our menu served on our homemade cornmeal biscuits, topped with grilled maple-smoked ham, poached eggs, and our special lemony Hollandaise sauce. Breakfast is served daily from 8am to 11am. Lunch and dinner is offered daily from 11am to 7pm. The full menu is on our website.


  • Chocolate on the Beach Festival Pacific Beach, WA | February 26-28, 2016 360-276-0009

Attendees will find chocolate that is gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, fair-trade, raw and even healthy treats for furry friends.



Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival

Port Angeles City Pier | October 6-8, 2017 | Fri 12:30pm-10pm, Sat 10am-10pm, Sun 10am-5pm 360-452-6300

The home of fresh whole Dungeness Crab dinners, 14 restaurants, cooking demos, chowder cook-off, crafts, music, and more.



  • Brinnon Shrimpfest Yelvicks General Store field, 251 Hjelvicks Road, Brinnon, WA 98320 | Memorial Day Weekend (May 28 & 29, 2016) | Sat 10-6 Sun 10-5

www.BrinnonShrimpfest,org 360-796-4456 5

Arts & Craft booths, live music, belt sander races, kids activities, food, beer. Hood Canal Shrimp for sale!

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