April 6 through April 14
The International Mermaid Museum will hold its 2024 Mermaid Festival from Saturday, April 6 through Sunday, April 14.
During this nine-day event it is free to visit the museum from 11am to
6pm and to enjoy the festival from noon to 5pm.
In addition to
the museum’s enchanting educational exhibits, the festival boasts a
series of special attractions for visitors of all ages during this
celebration of the sea. Everyone will enjoy seeing mermaids and Bigfoot
around the museum, gardens, and the event tent.
Northwest’s famous Una the Mermaid will be performing underwater in her
Olive the Alchemist, founder of the Seattle
Mermaid School, will preside on the mermaid throne.
Axis performers Nick Perry and Amanda Thornton will perform daily on
their high wire with a combination of music and dance while suspended from a
All ages will want to see the Pacific Northwest Unicorns each day of the festival.
the tent, guests can look forward to meeting the artists and crafters
in person as they shop woodworking, jewelry, knotwork, acrylic and
watercolor paintings, jewelry, soaps, gifts, and a host of mixed media
Pockets of What Dwells Beneath will be offering original artwork as
well as prints. At her side, Pirate Cliff will offer oyster shucking for
pearls to be made into jewelry.
Rachel the Sailing Siren will perform fire dancing each day.
day, every day, kids can participate in a Pirate’s Treasure Hunt in the
museum with prizes for those who complete the puzzle and find the
There will be a free gyotaku (fish printing) station in the tent next to the museum.
the museum there is a fee for guests who want to mine fossils, shells
or gems, in the museum’s sluice box or for activating the mermaid
fortune teller or the penny press.
Mermaid Museum is a registered 501(C)3 non-profit dedicated to teaching
ocean ecology from seashore to sea floor immersed in mermaid mythology
uniting world oceanic cultures. The International Mermaid Museum is
located on the grounds of Westport Winery Garden Resort, halfway between
Aberdeen and Westport on the Washington Coast.