79th Annual 'Roaring Rhody' Rhododendron Festival
May 12-17th 2014
Congratulations to the 79th Rhododendron Festival 'Roaring Rhody' Royalty:
Richert, Princess Kaycee McGuire, Prince Shiloh Lanphear-Ramirez and Princess Lane Hill!
Thank you for supporting our Rhody Festival ~ the longest running family event in Port Townsend!!
The 2014 'Roaring Rhody' Grand Parade will be held at 1pm on May 17th, 2014. If you have any questions or problems accessing the application, please contact
We're looking at selecting some new categories for the Kiddie Parade this year and want community feedback for future years. The results will be announced at the beginning of April - Be inspired and creative and fill out our survey!
2014 Rhody week kicks off with "Dude Looks Like a Lady" Fashion Show
Fundraiser to support the Rhody Royalty scholarship fund. 21 + show -
MUST SHOW ID
Saturday May 10 8:00-11:00pm
American Legion, Marvin G Shilds Memorial Post #26
209 Monroe St, Port Townsend, Washington 98368
This is the Rhododendron Festival Schedule of Events that we have confirmed so far:
--Saturday, May 10, 8:00pm "Dude Looks Like a Lady" Fashion show Fundraiser at American Legion
--Wednesday, May 14, 6:00 pm Trike Race begins
--Thursday, May 15, 4:30 pm - Pet Parade begins; Funtastic Carnival opens at Memorial Field
--Friday, May 16, 3:30 pm - Kiddies Parade begins—Navy Band NW Concert Follows!
5:30 pm - Hair & beard contest
6:30 pm - Bed Races begin
--Saturday, May 17, 1 pm Rhody Festival Grand Parade
Please check back here or on our facebook page at www.facebook.com/rhodyfestival for information & updates concerning the Rhody Festival Organization and the upcoming season!
The Rhododendron Festival Association welcomes anyone who would like to participate in all or portions thereof of the year-long Festival activities. New 'blood' is always welcome and helps keep Rhody 'alive'. Find us on Facebook!
The Rhododendron Festival Association
P.O. Box 766, Port Townsend, WA 98368
2014 - executive board members are:
President: Christie Hensley
Vice President: Debbie LaFollette
Secretary: Juanita Maples
Treasurer: Melanie Bozak
Grand Parade, Coronation, Royalty, Youth Royalties, Weekly Events, Float, PR/Marketing