Welcome to the Kitsap Peninsula, Washington

Welcome to the beautiful Kitsap Peninsula conveniently located directly across from the Seattle side of Puget Sound. You can get to the Kitsap Peninsula region via one of four Washington State Ferries, and from the south near Seattle-Tacoma International Airport via the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. Click on any of the links above for information and our Events Calendar for what's happening right now. Visit Where To Stay for lodging option and Where to Go to discover the dozens for communities around the region.

Things to Do - April

Downtown Poulsbo Historic District
is hosting a big party on April 28, to support KPLU and you're invited to tour more than 30 participating businesses including art galleries, retailers, restaurants and specialty shops. Make it an early weekend-getaway! Click here for details and lodging.
Everything is in bloom on the Kitsap Peninsula and it's the prefect time to get out of the house and enjoy fresh air and wide-open spaces. You'll find lots of ideas in our April eNews, our Featured Calendar of events and click on our Things to Do tab above. Enjoy!

Kitsap Peninsula in the News

Seattle Refined - April - Road Tripping to the Kitsap Peninsla
Sunset  - April  -  Kitsap Peninsual Water Trails
Huffington Post - March - Land of the Suquamish
Southern Daily Echo, UK - March - Olympic & Kitsap Peninsulas
The Kitsap and Olympic Peninsulas are featured in this new travel article written by editor Ian Murray of the Southern Daily Echo, Southampton, UK who visited the area last July as a guest of the Port of Seattle. It's nice to read what our international visitor have to say about the beauty and open space of Kitsap's "Natural Side of Puget Sound" and our neighbors on the Olympic Peninsula. Shown at right is Ian Murry with Suzanne Droppert, at a stop at Liberty Bay Books in downtown Poulsbo. Click here to view and download a PDF of the article.

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The Kitsap Peninsula is a popular destination for all types of outdoor recreation activities including kayaking, scuba diving, boating, moutain bike races, major regional cycling and BMX events, and certified marathons. Click here for Cycling-Bike Events 
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Find other events on the VKP Events Calendar. If you know about an event that should be included, please send an email to: , or add it to the VKP Calendar using our free self-posting tool.


Featured Events

A Little Night Music
4/29/2016, 7:30 - 9:00 pm

Presented by Western Washington Center for the Arts (WWCA)


Artifact Pattern by Janet Norman Knox, Observations on the Behavior of Homo Sapiens in Change
4/30/2016, 7:30 - 9:00 pm

Presented by Bainbridge Island Art Museum


Gig Harbor 16th Annual Arbor Day Celebration
4/30/2016, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Presented by Gig Harbor Peninsula Arbor Day Org


Master Gardener Annual Plant Sale
5/7/2016, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Presented by Master Gardener Foundation Kitsap County