Schedule of Events

Friday Events

4:00PM – 7:00PM | Whale of a Run Registration Pick-up
Pick up your registration packets for the Whale of a Run at the Kitsap Mall Food Court.

5:00PM – 8:00PM | Information Booth (Byron & Washington)

5:00PM – 10:00PM | Carnival Rides by Davis Amusements

5:00PM – 10:00PM | Food Vendors & 21+ Beer & Wine Garden

6:00PM – 10:00PM | Main Stage Entertainment
Whaling Days is known for top-notch entertainment. Enjoy live music all weekend long! Check out the main stage schedule here!

10:00PM | Fireworks over Dyes Inlet 

Saturday Events

7:00AM – 10:00AM | Meals on Wheels Kitsap Whale of a Run
Join the race and run in support of Meals on Wheels Kitsap. There’s something for everyone! A 4-mile race, a 1-mile walk/run, a Kids Dash, and a Special Olympics Athletes Non-Competitive Fun Dash. Bring the family and have fun!

  • 7:15AM – 8:45AM Registration and packet pick up (Kitsap Mall Sears Parking Lot)
  • 8:45AM 4-mile starts
  • 8:55AM 1-mile starts
  • 9:40AM Kid’s Dashes

10:00AM – 11:00AM | First Federal Lions/Kiwanis Grand Parade
Come join the Silverdale Dandy Lions and Silverdale Kiwanis clubs in celebrating the 44th annual Whaling Days Festival, with the First Federal Lions/Kiwanis Grand Parade. Enjoy watching dance routines, car clubs and big trucks. Cheer on the local football teams and salute our military personnel and men and women who serve our community.
Parade Application

11:00AM – 10:00PM | Carnival Rides by Davis Amusement

11:00AM – 8:00PM | Street & Food Vendors
There's so much to see and do at Whaling Days. Don't miss out on all the wonderful local food and business vendors who have set up to exhibit their craft!

11:00AM – 8:00PM | Information Booth

Noon – 10:00PM | 21+ Beer & Wine Garden


Noon – 10:00PM | Main Stage Entertainment
Whaling Days is known for top-notch entertainment. Enjoy live music all weekend long! Check out the main stage schedule here!

4:30PM – 8:00PM | Kitsap Destruction Derby (Thunderbird Stadium, Kitsap Fairgrounds)
Get your tickets and head on over to Thunderbird Stadium at the Kitsap Fairgrounds and enjoy and evening at the Kitsap Destruction Derby! Doors open at 2pm.

Sunday Events

7:45AM | Dyes Inlet Dash Registration
Bring your team and register for the Dyes Inlet Dash at the Silverdale Waterfront Park Gazebo

9:00AM | Dyes Inlet Dash Canoe Races
Come join Hui Heihei Wa’a on Sunday, July 30th, for the annual Whaling Days Dyes Inlet Dash, sponsored by Columbia Bank. Challenge your friends and coworkers to a 500 meter Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe sprint race on beautiful Dyes Inlet. We provide the canoes, paddles, a steers person, life jackets, and snacks. You bring your team of 5 and select your racing category (men, women or co-ed). All participants get a T-shirt; perpetual trophies for the winning teams. Races start at 9:00 AM. For more information, see the Hui Heihei Wa’a website:hhwsilverdale.org

11:00AM – 5:00PM | Information Booth

11:00AM – 6:00PM | Street & Food Vendors
There's so much to see and do at Whaling Days. Don't miss out on all the wonderful local food and business vendors who have set up to exhibit their craft!

11:00AM – 6:00PM | Carnival Rides by Davis Amusements

Noon – 6:00PM | 21+ Beer & Wine Garden

Noon – 6:00PM | Main Stage Entertainment
Whaling Days is known for top-notch entertainment. Enjoy live music all weekend long! Check out the main stage schedule here!

3:00PM | Silverdale Rotary Duck Race
What better way to close out a wonderful weekend than with the Silverdale Rotary Duck Race! Adopt some ducks to help support the Silverdale Rotary’s work in our community.

5:00PM | Silverdale Rotary Duck Race Results