1. Come join the fun, Saturday, December 2, 2023, for the Festival of Chimes and Lights event happening downtown Port Orchard at the Boat Launch. For road closures and details of the event click here!
  2. Police Department is not able to accept faxes at this time. Please email the PD at police@portorchardwa.gov. In addition, the police department is closed for all in-person business. During the remodel of our space, staff will be available during normal business hours by phone and/or email. For emergency assistance, please call 911.

Public Notice of a Special Event-Street Closure

Posted on October 5, 2023

PORT ORCHARD, WA – Notice is hereby given that a special event is to take place within the City Limits of Port Orchard in the downtown and streets will be closed due to the event. Please find alternative driving routes, as heavy traffic congestion may occur during the event.

This notice is required by POMC 5.94.050(3), to allow citizens to provide written comments regarding how allowing the special event will impact their property, business or quality of life. Written comments will be accepted until October 20, 2023. Please submit comments to cityclerk@portorchardwa.gov.

EVENT:              2023 Festival of Chimes and Lights

TYPE:                 Festival

DATE:                Saturday, December 2, 2023

TIME:                 Setup starts at 2:45pm, open to public at 3:15pm until 7:30pm, cleanup to be completed by 8:00pm

LOCATION:       Port of Bremerton Parking Lot Water Street Boat Launch and Kitsap Bank Drive Thru located next to Orchard Avenue, and SR166/Bay Street

CLOSURE(S):     SR166/Bay Street: Kitsap Street to Sidney Avenue, Frederick Avenue, Robert Geiger, and Orchard Street


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