Located in Jefferson County, Washington, Port Townsend is a city unlike any other. With a small-town feel and an overall friendly and welcoming vibe, the city is known for it’s wealth of fun and enjoyable events. Some of the events in Port Townsend include The Annual Port Townsend Film Festival which happens in September, The Annual Jefferson County Farm Tour which is great for the whole family to check out, since it is full of mingling with local farmers and listening to live music, The Quilcene Oyster ½ marathon, 10k, and 5k races which is great for getting the whole community together, even the kids, and The Fall Advanced Growing Groceries Course which is dedicated to helping gardeners and farmers grow more and better food. There are events happening year-round in Port Townsend in different categories which include music and entertainment, dance and movement, community, outdoor recreation, theatre and drama, arts and crafts, reading and lectures, film and movies, and more. There are tons of classes and workshops to take as well such as yoga, tech tuesdays, singing harmony, pilates, family orchestra, and more! For families and singles alike, Port Townsend is a great place to live and learn and enjoy!
A wonderful aspect about Port Townsend is it’s rich cultural history, the city was once called The City of Dreams and was a top shipping port in the late 1800’s. Port Townsend was also called, Paris of the Pacific Northwest, by Sunset Magazine and one of the Top 10 Coolest Small Towns in America by NBC News, Budget Travel, Yahoo News, and more. Many people see the city of Port Townsend as an extremely lovely city with both Victorian charm and an urban appeal. And, aside from the many events and the alluring small town feel, Port Townsend boasts delicious restaurants, bistros, and cafes that serve fresh natural foods complete with artisan cheeses, heirloom tomatoes, organic produce and more.
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