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Frequently Asked Questions

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Photos courtesy of Island County Historical Society  


Where can I park for free in Coupeville?

At the spaces around the Island County Campus, 1 NE 7th St

At the Coupeville United Methodist Church, 608 N Main St


At the Farmers Market.

A free Shuttle runs 11am-4pm


Is there a special location for Handicap Parking In Town?

Yes! In the parking lot at the Rec Hall for those with Handicap tags on or in the car. Volunteers will be attending the barricade to the lot entrance, located on Coveland between Main and Alexander Streets. 


Is there a special location for Handicap Parking at the Boat Launch?

No, but you are welcome to drop off a passenger, then park or use the free shuttle from the Rec Hall.


What is out at the Wharf?

Places to view canoe races, Exhibits inside the building & the Schooner Suva at the dock - No charge to view, but visiting Suva is by donation.

Visit the new restaurant, BeaverTales Coffee


Do you have Penn Cove Water Festival Merchandise?

Yes, We Do!
T-shirts: Crewneck - $20 
Prior years shirts - $10
Official Poster - $10 (Prior Years - $5)
As well as Fine Art Prints and Cards


Can I bring my dog, cat, pet rock?

The Penn Cove Water Festival is an outdoor event and pets are allowed. We ask that you use the trash receptacles and clean up after your pets. Also be respectful of other guests and keep your pets on a leash. Unfortunately, pets are not permitted in the Rec Hall, inside retail shops or restaurants.


Where is the Lost & Found?

REPORT LOST CHILD AT INFO BOOTH or to Radio Command in Rec Hall. Have a found Child wait at Info Booth or Rec Hall. Lost Items - At the Information Booth till the end of day, then at Marshall's Office at Coupeville Town Hall, 4 NE 7th St.


Where can I get cash?

There is an ATM located at the Coupeville Rec Hall


Do you have a First Aid Kit?

Yes, one at the Information Booth and one at the Boat Launch Registration Table.


What is a Passport? And where can I get one?

It is a special activity to encourage the youth to visit various Educational Exhibits. They will get their Passport stamped at each location and once they have visited the required number, they can pick up a Prize at the Youth Activities Tent.

Passports are available at the Info Booth at Alexander and Coveland, at the Youth Activities Tent and/or from the Exhibitors.

Lou LaBombard telling story
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