FjordinCrossin Returns to Hoodsport

We are sending another barrel of aquavit across the Hood Canal on a boat

to celebrate the old Scandinavian tradition of aging barrels.

Sponsored by The Hardware Distillery and Hood Canal Events

June 29, 2019








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


Image in Action & Explore Hood Canal


Hoodsport Kiwanis


The Salmon Center


Port of Hoodsport



Columbia Bank



Olympic Schooner Co.


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
  • Prizes

Register at
or call 360-710-7452.

Live Music

Events for Children

including a MESS touch tank with sea creatures from the waters of the Hood Canal.

Great Food from Local Vendors

The Union City Market, known for their innovative culinary, will have food for children and adults alike. The Tides and Nina’s Lake Cushman Cafe will join us.

The Aquavit Garden will feature cocktails and Aquavit and oysters that have been freshly harvested.


The Distillery will be open from 10 am to 6 pm (closed for the race noon to 2:30), and will serve samples of their aquavit all day.

Post Party in Hoodsport 2:30-5  Sunshine Creations will feature art by local artists  The Friends of the Library will be selling books in front of the Distillery from 2:30-5 and watercolor paintings for sale

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.

Lady Alderbrook

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.

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