South Sound Opening Day & Des Moines Yacht Club Open House is May 10

Held annually at the Des Moines Yacht Club, the South Sound Opening will feature fun for the whole family on Saturday, May 10: live music, tours of vintage wooden boats, more recent models and the property, and lots of marine-oriented booths, displays and demonstrations.

A hot dog lunch is available for a small fee.

The flag ceremony at 12 Noon supplies the pomp of the bagpipe band, visiting dignitaries in dress uniform, and a blessing for the coming boating season.

The public is invited to attend these activities from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

That Saturday evening everyone is welcome at the dinner/dance held in the ballroom beginning at 6 p.m.

Dinner will be a Clam Fest.

The Tropics band starts at 7:45pm.

Cost is $25/person, $10 for children 6-12.

Des Moines Yacht Club is located at 22737 Marine View Drive in Des Moines, WA.

Please call the club at 206.878.7220 or visit for more information.

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