June 23, 2018
Children’s Events, Live Music, Great Food
- 10 am – Registration for Paddle the Canal begins
- 10:45 am – The Barrel of Aquavit leaves the Distillery and heads for the dock
- 11 am – The Aquavit is launched followed by the Paddle the Canal flotilla of little boats
- Noon – The boats return and activities at the dock continue until 3 pm
Paddle the Canal
All non-motorized watercraft are invited to follow the aquavit and join the race, which will depart from the beach at the Hoodsport Dock.
- Three-mile course
Register at hoodcanalevents.com
or call 360-710-7452.
Events for Children
including a MESS touch tank with sea creatures from the waters of the Hood Canal.
Great Food from Local Vendors
South Sound Oysters from Shelton will have freshly harvested oysters. The Union City Market, known for their innovative culinary, will have food for children and adults alike. The Hoodsport Coffee Co. will be at the Dock with their espresso machine, serving all of your favorite coffee drinks.
The Distillery will be open from 10 am to 6 pm, and will serve samples of their aquavit all day.
The Hardware Distillery is a very short walk from the Dock.
When the barrel returns
it will be opened, and
the spoils of its journey enjoyed.
If you would prefer to enjoy the race from the comfort of the Lady Alderbrook, she will be departing the Alderbrook Dock and sailing toward the Hoodsport Dock to view the event.