FREE Event - additional events (cruise/paddle) require fees and reservations.
Head to Hoodsport to recreate a local version of a Scandinavian tradition at the 2nd Annual Fjordin Crossin — crossing of Hood Canal with a barrel of aquavit accompanied by a flotilla of paddlers with Hood Canal Events.
Enjoy Hood Canal farm to table delicacies prepared by local restaurants and businesses – including Hama Hama Oyster Co., The Union County Store, Hoodsport Coffee, and Union City Market; take time to enjoy a beverage in the waterfront Aquavit & Beer Garden (supporting Harmony Hill Retreat) all during the excitement of the annual aquavit crossing and Canal Race!
2nd Annual Paddle the Canal Race
Non-motorized watercraft are invited to follow the Crossin and join the race. Hosted by Hood Canal Events, the race departs from the beach at the Hoodsport Dock, the 3-mile course across Hood Canal includes prizes and safety boats! Register at hoodcanalevents.com.
The Hardware 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.
Cruise to the Crossin from Alderbrook Resort | $35
If you would prefer to enjoy the race from the comfort of a 53′ double deck motor vessel, consider this 2 hour cruise option. The Lady Alderbrook will depart Union and sailing toward the Hoodsport Dock to view the event. Reservations are available now.