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West Marine's Anacortes Grand Opening April 26th-28th, High Tech Demos, Tips from Experts, Blockbuster Deals and more - Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with Mayor Dean Maxwell on Friday, April 26 at 9 am Plus Special Events All Weekend, Free & Open to the Public.


What: West Marine’s bigger, better store in Anacortes will have its Grand Opening Celebration from Friday, April 26 through Sunday, April 28.

Responding to the needs of local boaters and anglers, this newly enlarged store will feature an impressive selection of fishing and sailing gear with an extensive selection of inflatable boats, kayaks and stand-up paddleboards. There’s an engine parts counter staffed by specialists and apparel specifically selected for local Customers.

Doors open at 8 a.m. each day and the festivities continue all weekend with a kayak pool and paddleboard demos, tips from experts, extraordinary discounts and prize giveaways.

Dean Maxwell, Mayor of Anacortes, is the guest of honor for the Ribbon Cutting to take place on Friday, April 26th at 9 am to celebrate the Grand Opening.

Family-friendly activities throughout the weekend:

  • High Tech Electronics Demonstrations with Raymarine, Garmin, and Navico
  • Experts will provide tips and tricks on how to maximize your boat’s performance and how to prep your boat for summer fun
  • Bottom Paint Demo with the world’s first copper-free, water based paint  
  • Door-Buster discounts throughout the weekend
  • Raffle prizes and giveaways
  • Hot dog barbeque from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Where: Anacortes West Marine
918 Commercial Avenue
Anacortes, WA
360-293-4262

When: In-Store Events:
8 a.m. to 9 p.m.Friday & Saturday
8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday

Why: To provide Anacortes-area boaters and anglers with the broadest and best selection of boating and fishing gear, accessories and apparel.

Contact: West Marine
Laurie Fried
831.761.6944
LaurieF@westmarine.com