Fidalgo Bay Day


SATURDAY, AUGUST 20, 2022, 11AM - 3PM


Come join us for a FREE, fun, family outing at our 18th annual Fidalgo Bay Day event on Saturday, August 20, 2022 from 11 AM – 3 PM, at the Samish Indian Nation’s beautiful Fidalgo Bay Resort, located at 4701 Fidalgo Bay Road in Anacortes.  Celebrate our local estuaries and the beauty, history, and wonderful marine life. Take part in our popular educational beach seining demonstration, touch live marine critters in Shannon Point Marine Center’s undersea zoo, get creative at the kid friendly craft tables, play fun games, win prizes, and learn about local projects and volunteer opportunities at the many educational exhibits staffed by local agencies and organizations. 

In addition to all the fun activities, you will get the chance to taste complimentary chowders and samples of Taylor Shellfish seafood BBQ’d to perfection by our volunteers and enjoy a fabulous no-host traditional salmon BBQ lunch offered by members of the Samish Indian Nation.

New this year is the "Fidalgo Bay Day Chowder Challenge"!  Four local restaurants will be competing in the fun chowder taste-off: Adrift, Bob's Chowder Bar, Secret Cove Restaurant, and 13Moons Resaurant.  Event attendees will have the opportunity to taste compimentary samples of delicious local chowders and vote on which one they like best! So come early and don't miss out on the fun!!

Fidalgo Bay Day is Skagit MRC's signature educational event that has taken place each year since 2004. It is supported by many partners and volunteers.  The purpose of this free event is to increase public awareness of the marine environment and foster environmental stewardship. This event is funded wholly or in part by the United States Environmental Protection Agency under Assistance Agreement [CE-01J97401]. 

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