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Exciting NEW Updates TBA

The Hardware Distillery & Hood Canal Events welcome you to the 6th Annual Fjordin Crossin on

Saturday, June 22, 2024 from 11AM - 3PM at the Port of Hoodsport Dock & Marina.

24113 US-101 N, Hoodsport WA

Enjoy this family-friendly Scandinavian event celebrating the release of Hardware Distillery's "Dill Aquavit" in conjunction with our famous "Paddle the Canal Challenge." Check out Chef Patchen Gallagher's old-world roasted pig & pickled herring potato salad, Hri's Fika Bar (Norwegian midday snacks & treats), our very own Aquavit Grotto (21+) featuring specialty cocktails, custom made IPA by Potlach Brewing Company and wine from Stottle & Hoodsport Wineries. Bring your own watercraft, book passage on Lady Alderbrook or rent a kayak to cross Hood Canal (our Fjord) alongside the barrel aged Dill Aquavit in celebration of a historic Nordic tradition. Don't miss our vendors, oysters, parade, artisans and children's crafts!


"Our Official IPA is Here!"

Fri, May 17, 2024 from 5:30PM - 8 PM

Potlach Brewery Co - Hoodsport, WA 

Join us for our Fjordin Crossin IPA Release Party with the opportunity to buy merchandise and register for the Paddle the Canal Challenge EARLY! Enjoy tasting our small batch/limited release IPA by owner Cody Morris paired with complimentary Scandinavian artisanal snacks. Don't miss Rachel Hansen and her local oyster bar from Fjord Oyster Bank!


"Cheers to Aquavit 2024"

Celebrate the transport of Hardware Distillery's Aquavit and watch the barrel procession lead by the Sons & Daughters of Norway, Scandinavian fiddle and accordion music make its way down the dock for its journey across the Fjord. Have a featured cocktail in the Grotto (21+) featuring last year's Aquavit that was officially "Fjordin Crossin'd" and aged for 2024's celebration. Learn more about the day's schedule and what to see and do:


"Be Competitive or Just Have Fun"

Ready to cross the Fjord in your non-motorized vessel in honor of our Dill Aquavit release? Listen for the horn to compete in a 2 mile paddle where you earn your complimentary event bandana, aquavit cup and prizes. Calling all paddlers, novices and families - this is a fun event to include the kids and create long lasting memories on the shores of Hood Canal! Be sure to dress up as a viking to win BEST DRESSED.


Contact Us we want to hear from you!

Jan Morris - The Hardware Distillery 

PH: (206) 300-0877

Kerry London Myers - Be The Traveler Concierge & Hood Canal Events 

PH: (360) 710-7452

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