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Local Business Spotlight: Sluys Bakery

Local Business Spotlight: Sluys Bakery

This month's spotlight features one of the most iconic local businesses in Poulsbo, Sluys Bakery. Possibly one of the most well-known bakeries in all of Washington State, their famous Poulsbo Bread was sold nationally for years. No trip to Poulsbo is complete without...

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Local Business Spotlight: NW Land and Sea

Local Business Spotlight: NW Land and Sea

One thing that was historically a constant Downtown Poulsbo was shops that strictly catered to the tourists visiting Poulsbo. But times have changed and proof of that is Northwest Land & Sea, opened by Jessica & Mario Avalos ust over a year ago. You'll find a...

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Local Business Spotlight: Nordiska

Local Business Spotlight: Nordiska

Poulsbo's shops are loved by visitors and locals alike. There's a wide array of things to find that most tourist town's just don't have, from actual locally-made art & crafts, to clothing you actually want to wear! One shop, though, is uniquely special to Poulsbo...

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The holiday season has officially begun!

The holiday season has officially begun!

Every year, the day after Thanksgiving, Poulsbo holds its annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. Locals and visitors alike congregate at the intersection of Viking & Lindvig Way to partake in the holiday festivities. Under tents, people mingle and children decorate...

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Local Business Spotlight: Caffe Cocina

Local Business Spotlight: Caffe Cocina

Nestled half-way up Finn Hill Road you'll find this little gem, Caffe Cocina Coffee Roasters. A local favorite, its a great place to grab an amazing cup of coffee, a snack, breakfast or lunch. They offer a drive-thru for those on the go so its easy to grab a bite on...

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Local Business Spotlight: Western Red Brewery

Local Business Spotlight: Western Red Brewery

Welcome to the first edition of our Poulsbo business spotlight. Each month we will ask a few simple questions to one of our amazing local businesses to get a better understanding of who they are and why you shouldn’t wait to visit them on your next visit to Poulsbo!...

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Viking Fest 2018

Viking Fest 2018

Viking Fest is Poulsbo's annual tradition, celebrating 50 years this year! For the schedule of events click here. History Viking Fest is a mix of two celebrations originating with "Syttende Mai," commonly known as the 17th of May festival or the Norwegian Constitution...

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Poulsbo is a great area to get out and run

Poulsbo is a great area to get out and run

What motivates you to get out and run?   Is it the challenge of beating your best time, the rush of pushing yourself to the limit, the peace of the open road, or just the love of being outside? For many in this area, the surrounding beauty is enough to get you out and...

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Discover Poulsbo

Discover Poulsbo

A look back at 2016~ This was a great year here in Poulsbo! As we say goodbye to 2016 and welcome in 2017, we think of the many community celebrations throughout the year!  Here’s a look back at some of our 2016 highlights: January 2016 Lutefisk and Meatball Dinner –...

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Top 10 Things to Do in and around Poulsbo this Weekend

Top 10 Things to Do in and around Poulsbo this Weekend

It’s Halloween weekend…and there are many frightful things to do! We’ve compiled some pretty fun stuff, to help you along your way… Kitsap Haunted – the area’s best haunted house. Lights on for kids from 5-6p and full scare from 6-11p: Fri, Sat, and Halloween Poulsbo...

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What you should do for a Poulsbo weekend getaway

What you should do for a Poulsbo weekend getaway

You may be thinking it’s time for a weekend getaway…like you and your closest few friends.  Kids are back in school, sports have come on strong and you have a long year ahead of you.  So, yup, it’s time!  May we suggest a pretty awesome trip to a great little...

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A World of Licorice at Marina Market

A World of Licorice at Marina Market

click on the picture to watch the full interview. Throughout Puget Sound’s harbors and marinas are countless small stores catering to boaters and sailors visiting their communities.  Poulsbo’s Marina Market isn’t just another small store; it is a destination in...

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Community Events

Community Events

  There is nothing better (well, almost) than a wonderful community event. And Poulsbo has 2 fun ones coming up this Friday and Saturday! You’ll want to start your weekend off right, with Poulsbo Uncorked.  This annual event, Friday from 4-7p at Hudson on Viking,...

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Outdoor Recreation in Poulsbo

Outdoor Recreation in Poulsbo

Day Trip to Poulsbo – Absolutely! Poulsbo is centrally located in the heart of the Kitsap Peninsula and practically surrounded by water, making for great fishing, crabbing, sight seeing, mountain biking and kayaking.

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Spring Edition – Events of P’bo

Spring Edition – Events of P’bo

At times, it can be mind-boggling to think of all there is to do here, in this little Norwegian town of Poulsbo, Washington. Living here, we take advantage of the hiking, biking, and running trails, the water trails that are all at our front door. And for the day...

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Why Everyone Should Visit Poulsbo – by Only In Your State

Why Everyone Should Visit Poulsbo – by Only In Your State

Looking for a great day trip or a weekend getaway? Look no further~ Poulsbo has it all. Beaches, hiking, biking, water trails for SUPs and kayaking...fabulous breweries, restaurants, as well as many shops. And don't forget our Viking Flare! But if you need convincing,...

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Port of Poulsbo “Marina of Lights”

Port of Poulsbo “Marina of Lights”

'Tis the season to Visit Poulsbo... Come celebrate the month of December at the docks and stroll through the decorated boats at the downtown Port of Poulsbo Marina. Vessels from throughout the puget sound area have been encouraged to visit and spread the Cheer and...

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