Visitor Info


RedLion_logoRLA special thank you to our Official Host Hotel the Red Lion Port Angeles and their Crab House Restaurant. Visit their  website for information for any other time of the year for great waterfront dining and lodging.


opbbThe Olympic Peninsula Bed & Breakfast Association’s. Visit

We have many businesses that support the Crab Festival and serve our guests. Please take a look at these businesses that are Crab Buddies!

pacoc_001For additional accommodations in the Port Angeles area, please visit our producing partner, the Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce at or call 360- 452-2363.

Getting Here

The Dungeness Crab & Seafood festival is located in downtown Port Angeles, on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula and is easily accesible by car, bus, ferry, and plane. Once here, there are many accomodations and services to welcome visitors. Please take a look at our Crab Buddies, supporters of the festival, or contact the Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce for a list of business to help you plan your visit. Car rental is available at in Seattle at SeaTac Airport or in Port Angeles. Some routes to the Olympic Peninsula require ferry travel. For information about Washington State Ferries,  Click here

The Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival™ is “Motorcoach Friendly.” For scheduling group tours and other infomation, contact 1-360-452-6300 or

By Ferry

Black Ball Ferry Line – MV Coho

blackball-logoWalk on the Coho and walk right off and onto the grounds of the Festival. A great day trip, no vehicles needed. And even better, spend the weekend at the Red Lion Hotel and enjoy downtown Port Angeles The M.V. Coho provides a classic ship experience, linking Victoria, British Columbia and Port Angeles, Washington. This vehicle and passenger ferry provides year round daily service. Come and enjoy this scenic passage as part of your next trip. Our captain and crew look forward to welcoming you on board the ship! Black Ball Ferry Line recommends making reservations online at their website or you can contact them at. Port Angeles, Washington, USA Tel: (360) 457-4491 or Victoria, British Columbia, Canada Tel: (250) 386-2202 for information on schedules or rate.

To make it easier to get to Crabfest, the M.V. COHO has added extra sailings with three departures a day from Victoria at 10:30 a.m., 3 p.m., and 7:30 p.m. and returns from Port Angeles at 8:20 a.m., 12:45 p.m., and 5:15 p.m. Black Ball Ferry Line is also offering special packages to help you save money while enjoying all that Crabfest has to offer. Festival venues are located along the scenic Port Angeles waterfront, an easy walk from the Black Ball Ferry Line terminal. Events include cooking demonstrations, the “grab-a-crab” derby, more than 60 local arts and crafts booths, family activities, environmental education programs, and great live music on the Festival stage.

By Bus – dungeness line

DungenessLine_640The dungeness line services the Peninsula and Seattle. See a schedule at The Dungeness line provides daily bus service between Port Angeles, Sequim, Port Townsend, Edmonds, downtown Seattle, and SeaTac Airport.

Driving Directions

Directions to the Festival:
Get to the Olympic Peninsula either by the Edmonds ferry which goes to Kingston, the downtown Seattle ferry which goes to Winslow, Bainbridge Island or cross the Tacoma Narrows Bridge . Follow the signs to the Hood Canal Bridge, cross the bridge and you’ll be on Route 104. This ends at Route 101. Follow the signs to Port Angeles. You can’t miss the Festival as you drive into town. The festival site is at the Red Lion Hotel, the Gateway Center, and City Pier at the corner of Hwy 101 (Front St) and Lincoln Street. Park free anywhere downtown where there are more than 2,000 parking spaces.