Port of Redwood City – Three Weeks to PortFest

 
Three Weeks to PortFest
Saturday, October 7
Save the Date
The PortFest Banner is Up! 
Come Join Us!
  
 
Fun activities for everyone! We have live music, trolley and harbor tours, and free boat rides! 
 
Check out the full schedule at http://www.rwcportfest.com.
 
 
10:00 a.m.
  • Welcome Ceremony at Bandstand 10:00 to 10:30 a.m.
  • Sea Scout Color Guard at Bandstand 10:00 a.m.
  • West Bay Community Band “Star Spangled Banner” and “Port Redwood March”
  • Guest of Honor: Redwood City Mayor John Seybert
  • Redwood City Fireboat “Sequoia Guardian” arrival and viewing on-the-water from the public waterfront access areas
  • Marine Science Institute Shark Tank and Marine Touch Table Display, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • San Mateo County History Museum Woodside Store Interactive Logging Exhibit, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., opposite fishing pier
  • Arts & Crafts Vendors 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. located along public waterfront walkway
  • Food Vendors & Food Trucks 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. located along public waterfront walkway and in parking lot
  • Redwood City Fire Department Engine & Boat Display at parking area 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m.
  • LIVE MUSIC! West Bay Community Band on Bandstand from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m.
  • Working Waterfront trolley tours 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Sponsored by Seaport Industrial Association. Trolley Tours load at Traffic Circle, approximately every half hour
  • Harbor Tour (45 min.) aboard Robert G. Brownlee loads at Guest Dock. Sponsored by the Marine Science Institute. Get tickets at MSI booth, next to Shark Tank, $5.00 per person -children must be 5 or older
  • Boat rides on the Sea Scout vessel “Gryphon” starting at 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Dock “E”–look for the Gryphon banner.  Space and number of rides are limited. Visit Sea Scout booth across from fishing pier early in the day to check on availability
 
 11:00 a.m.
  • HEADLINER BAND! “Fog City Swampers” on Main Stage from 11:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
  • Kids Activity Table 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Kids Activity Area. Sponsored by Redwood City Parks, Recreation & Community Services
  • Face Painter & Balloon Artist  11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Kids Activity Area. Sponsored by Redwood City Library
  • Bounce House 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Kids Activity Area. Sponsored by Port of Redwood City
  • NEW! Kids Cool Game Truck – a mobile video game theater from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m.
  • LIVE MUSIC! Sequoia High School Band on the Bandstand until 12:15 p.m.
  • Tiki Bar with tropical drinks, beer and wine 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. near Bandstand. Sponsored by Sequoia Yacht Club
  • Working Waterfront trolley tours 10:30 am to 3:00 p.m. Sponsored by Seaport Industrial Association. Trolley Tours load at Traffic Circle, approximately every half hour
12-noon
  • Free Sailboat Rides, Spinnaker Sailing School from noon to 3:00 p.m. Sign up at Spinnaker Sailing Office adjacent to parking lot
  • Sequoia Yacht Club will be open to the public all day
12:30 p.m.
  • Working Waterfront trolley tours continue until 3:00 p.m. Sponsored by Seaport Industrial Association. Trolley Tours load at Traffic Circle, approximately every half hour
  • Boat rides on the Sea Scout vessel “Gryphon” continue until 3:00 pm  Dock “E”–look for the Gryphon banner. Space and number of rides are limited. Visit Sea Scout booth across from fishing pier to check on availability
1:00 p.m.
  • Harbor Tour (45 min.) aboard Robert G. Brownlee loads at Guest Dock. Sponsored by the Marine Science Institute. Get tickets at MSI booth, next to Shark Tank, $5.00 per person – children must be 5 or older
1:15 p.m.
  • HEADLINER BAND!  “Touch of Class” on Main Stage from 1:15 to 3:00 p.m.
1:30 p.m.
  • LIVE MUSIC! Woodside High School Orchestra on Bandstand from 1:30 to 2:15 p.m.
2:00 p.m.
  • Harbor Tour (45 min.) aboard Robert G. Brownlee loads at Guest Dock. Sponsored by the Marine Science Institute. Get tickets at MSI booth, $5.00 per person – children must be 5 or older
2:30 p.m.
  • Working Waterfront trolley tours continue until 3:00 p.m. Sponsored by Seaport Industrial Association. Trolley Tours load at Traffic Circle, approximately every half hour
 
PortFest ends at 3:00 pm.
Schedule subject to change.      
 
COME AGAIN – PUBLIC ACCESS AREA OF THE PORT IS OPEN ALL YEAR
 
 
 
Port of Redwood City  |  675 Seaport Blvd  |  Redwood City, CA 94063

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The Port of Redwood City is a federally-authorized deep water shipping port serving Silicon Valley and the greater Bay Area.