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Winter Rendezvous V in Little Norway

This year, Winter Rendezvous V – Cinco de Poulsbo was celebrated with a Latin twist, a $1000 Getaway Giveaway Sweepstakes, Gloggfest competition, poker run, 2nd Annual Revived DogfishToss (maybe), and Valisblot- rowdy Vikings celebrating Valentines sweethearts around a hearty bonfire, and more. 

Although 2018's event has come to a close, you will not want to miss next year.  It just keeps getting better and better!

This is a weekend you just don’t want to miss! 

ATTENTION BOATERS: Click the Brown Paper Tickets icon on the right to get  event, moorage and ticket information. Be sure to check out the Winter Rendezvous Facebook page for the latest news.

Special Lodging Packages - If you don't want to bring your boat or just want to join the fun, check into one of Poulsbo's local hotels. Options include: Poulsbo Guest House International and Poulsbo Inn & Suites. Viking Cab will be readily available for easy access to the two local hotels. More lodging available at Oxford Suites and Best Western Plus Silverdale Beach Hotel, and the Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort.

REE Public & Family Winter Rendezvous Events on February 10th  Starting with the Opening Ceremony at 11 am at Sons of Norway Marine Room 18891 Front Street
Poulsbo, WA 98370.
Greeting from the famous hydro driver, Chip Hanauer. Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson, and other Poulsbo VIPs escorted by our own Poulsbo Vikings.

12-2 pm Poulsbo Poker Run - Featuring seven of our downtown retail shops, this event is free to play and open to anyone. Get your map of the participating shops or visit the  Info Center at the Sons of Norway to identify where cards can be obtained, sponsor information, what prizes will be available, and what hands will win. BEST and WORST natural hand wins.  Details at Winter Rendezvous’s Facebook or Historic Downtown Poulsbo Facebook. 

1-3 pm Glögg Fest:  - At six locations throughout downtown with free samples of glögg. Pick up a map at the Info Center in the Sons of Norway Poulsbo Sons Of Norway 18891 Front Street
Poulsbo, WA 98370
(upper level) that lists participating places with form on the back to vote for your favorite. Winners announced at awards ceremony. Winning baskets made for winners are donated by downtown Poulsbo businesses.

Valisblot Bonfire. 4:00 pm –the Vikings will begin with s parade down Front Street, then roll into their version of a Valentines celebration, with revelry, sweets, and perhaps some record setting activity!  Follow the event page on facebook for the amazing details!

5-8 pm - Poulsbo Art Walk
: shops open til 8 pm. Very popular featuring local and regional artists and exhibitions. 

Downtown Historical Tours - The Poulsbo Historical Society, with the new Maritime Museum located at the Visitors Information Center on Front Street, offers downtown walking tours that give the rich history of our little preserved town.  Many of the buildings are not much different from how they looked many years ago!  Tours are $5 per person, and can be pre-reserved by calling the Historical Society at 360.440.7354.

Live Music - multiple venues throughout downtown, late night.

SPECIAL EVENTS - Live Music & Parties

Feb. 9 -   Whiskey Nite in P’Bo at Tizleys Europub SOLD OUT presenting Menage a Trois Amador, will sample five or six fine whiskeys, hors d’oeurves and jazz…$25/person(must be 21 or older).  Not included in the VIP ticket.  Contact  or call 360.394.0080 to RSVP. 

Feb. 9- 110 Lounge will have DJ Gary the Human on starting 9 PM. On Friday, Feb. 10, Tizleys Europub will have Les Paulish Trio - 8-10 PM.  Brass Kraken -  Betsy & the Boys 4:30pm Stay turned for more listings! 

Links to other 2018 Winter Rendezvous V- Cinco de Poulsbo information:
General Public/Visitors:  Historic Downtown Poulsbo - Facebook Page

VIP Tickets: SOLD OUT Brown Paper Tickets link: 

Lodging options and area Information:

Links to other 2018 Winter Rendezvous III Information:
General Public/Visitors:  Historic Downtown Poulsbo - Facebook Page

For Boaters: Poulsbo Marina - Reservation  

Event sponsored by famed Hydro-driver Chip Hanauer, Boat Insurance Agency, Menage a Trois Vodka, NW Yachting Magazine, Historic Downtown Poulsbo Asssociation, Visit Kitsap Peninsula, Port of Poulsbo/Poulsbo Marina, and Greater Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce.