Summertide Solstice Art Festival

12:30PM-5PM | SAT. JUNE 15th 



Kick off the summer with us at Summertide, a free and family-friendly outdoor event to celebrate the longest day of the year and welcome new sculpture and poetry to Webster's Woods Sculpture Park.

Enjoy the unveiling of new sculptures, a live poetry reading from the Poetry in the Park finalists, art stations, food & drink vendors, and live music down in the meadow.

This event is free- start your summer with us!

Want to support this awesome event? Learn more about becoming a sponsor below!

Summertide 2022: bubbles floating through festival

Outdoor Art

Annually we welcome new sculpture installations in Webster's Woods. Join us for Summertide 2024 as we celebrate our newest open air exhibition.

Artist details coming soon.

Poetry in the Park

Throughout the park, visitors will discover original poems by selected poets, curated by the Olympic Peninsula Authors

​Meet the authors and enjoy live readings in our courtyard or explore the collection on a self-guided poetry walk.

POEMS FROM 2021-2023

Live Performances

Enjoy live performances from musical guests down in the meadow. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and relax into the festival atmosphere around you.

Art Activites

Explore your creativity at nature art stations throughout the event.

In the past, visitors have contributed to a community nature weaving, designed playful solstice crowns, and created prints with natural objects.

Meet our Musicians!

Jack Dwyer |

Jack Dwyer performs original and classic American roots music. He is known for his smooth vocal delivery and a deep and deft command of his instrument. Jack began working as a musician in his early teens and has pursued a wide-ranging musical career as a songwriter, singer, bandleader, multi-instrumentalist sideman and session player, college professor, recording engineer, and producer. He has performed with various regionally and nationally acclaimed acts at venues around the country and has released thirteen full length albums, and two EPs.

Jack Tierney |  @jacktierneymusic

Jack Tierney is an alternative folk singer-songwriter and guitarist originally based in Virginia. He began his music career in Richmond, landing sideman gigs as a guitarist and keyboardist. In Charlottesville, Jack recorded his debut album “Wild Rain” with Matt Wyatt at Tree and Booms Studio. He now resides in Port Townsend, where he continues to write and perform. His performances include a mixture of original songs, classic covers, and instrumental guitar-based folk tunes. Find more of his music at

Mort Crim All Stars |  Mort Crim All Stars

Attention Port Angeles music lovers! The Mort Crim All Stars are bringing the party straight to you. We're a group of five dads who share a passion for 90s ska punk and creating an energetic live experience. Get ready to groove to the sounds of our smokin' sax and trombone in the horn section! We faithfully recreate all the classics and add some fantastic originals to the mix. Don't miss out – catch the Mort Crim All Stars live!

Jack Dwyer
Jack Tierney
Jack Tierney
Mort Crim All Stars

Meet our Vendors!

Grab food, drinks and snacks from these amazing local businesses.

Festivities Happening between 12:30-5PM | Food Vendors Available 

12:30 - Poetry Reading | Courtyard

1:00 - Food and activity stations open

1:00 - Jack Dwyer | Meadow

2:30 - Jack Tierney | Meadow

4:00 - Mort Crim All Stars | Meadow

5:00 - End of festival

WHERE TO PARK: We have space in our lot for 30 cars and there is ample parking throughout the neighborhood. Additional parking lots are available at Franklin Elementary School or at Peninsula College on Lauridsen Blvd (3-5 minute walk)

We have one accessible parking spot near on next to the Gallery and drop-offs are welcome as well for those who need assistance getting into the gallery. Check with the parking attendant on Jones Street.


Thank you to our Sponsors!