Schooner Zodiac Centennial Open House

Schooner Zodiac Centennial Open House

What:  Open House celebrating the Z’s 100th Birthday

Date: Sunday, May 19th, 2024

Where: Upstairs in the Bellingham Cruise Terminal & Aboard the Zodiac

Time:  11am – 4pm

Free to the General Public!

Celebrate the Zodiac’s first 100 years afloat! The crew of the Zodiac is hosting an open house event inside the Bellingham Cruise Terminal Dome Room and aboard the Zodiac for dockside tours. The day will be filled with displays and presentations about the Zodiac’s history.

We are still working to finalize the full docket of activities and schedule, but here is a start to the day’s festivities:


Village Books will have a pop-up store and host two local authors for books signings: Tom Crestodina with “Working Boats” & “Working Boats Coloring Book” and Todd Warger with “Shipyard.”

Kolby LaBree of Good Time Girls Guided Tours will be running her 1920s Bellingham photo slide show throughout the day.

Robert d’Arcy of Schooner Martha will interview Captains Tim & Calen Mehrer on key moments from the Zodiac’s decades-long restoration and their plans for the future, with an audience Q&A.

There be Zodiac merchandise for sale and a kids corner with Maritime-themed activities.


Deck Tours Schedule 11am to 4pm


To book a reservation please call us at (206) 719-7622

“It was a lovely day on the water and great fun to participate in raising the sails, and watch the crew as they trimmed it out. All on board seemed to be having fun. I’d recommend a day cruise on The Zodiac. I plan to go again and take a friend.’
– TripAdvisor Review 2016