FILSON COMMUNITY EVENTS

We build products to accompany your outdoor pursuits and offer a variety of events in our retail locations to entertain, educate, and support time spent outdoors. From rewaxing workshops to demonstrations with product experts, there are a variety of events that may suit your interests.

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Wild Coast Festival at Seattle Flagship

Wild Coast Festival at Seattle Flagship

The Pacific Coast is a place like no other. Those who pursue adventure here expect to battle the wind, the rain and the rocks. Come down to the Filson flagship to celebrate this coastal culture. There’ll be fish-filleting and sea urchin demos, oyster shucking, chowder sampling, knot tying classes and other local vendor pop-ups. 

The highlight of the day will be an in-store drawing for a coastal getaway package. This package includes a custom Filson surfboard by Goodstory, a night’s stay on the Washington coast, and Filson products.

20% of sales during the event will benefit Puget Soundkeeper Alliance, a non-profit committed to protecting and preserving the waters of Puget Sound. 

Vendors:
Drifters Fish
Deckhand Seafoods
Westcott Bay Shellfish Company
Knot tying with Billfish Art & Design
Puget Soundkeeper Alliance
Mystery Bay Coastal Cuisine
Sea Creatures
Lighthouse Roasters
Loki Fish Co.
Driftwood Art by Jeffro Uitto
And more!

Filson Seattle Flagship - Seattle, WA

Feb 16, 2019

10:00am-2:00pm

1741 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134

Seafood Camp Kitchen Demo - Portland

Seafood Camp Kitchen Demo - Portland

Tie on your bib and bring your appetite to Filson for our Seafood Extravaganza. Sample some chowder, have a cocktail or a beer and learn the proper way to fillet a salmon. Come early to get your free Filson keychain float.

Portland Store

Feb 16, 2019

12:00-4:00pm

526 NW 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97209

Seafood Camp Kitchen Demo - Boston

Seafood Camp Kitchen Demo - Boston Tie on your bib and bring your appetite to Filson for our Seafood Extravaganza. Sample some chowder, have a cocktail or a beer and learn the proper way to fillet a salmon and shuck an oyster. Our Wicked Fish, Inc. will be on hand to talk about Massachusetts fisheries and sourcing local, sustainable seafood. Come early to get your free Filson keychain float.

Boston Store

Feb 16, 2019

12:00-4:00pm

52 Seaport Blvd, Boston, MA 02210

Rugged & Remote: Outdoor Photography Workshop

Rugged & Remote: Outdoor Photography Workshop

Want to learn how to get that perfect shot out in the wild? Photographer James March will be at Filson discussing the basics of taking photos and dealing with the elements. After the discussion, James will talk informally with guests and answer questions throughout the afternoon. 

Oyster shucking demo by Island Oysters
Beer by Town Brewery
Free Filson keychain floats

Toronto Store

Feb 16, 2019

2:00-6:00pm

694 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1E7

Seafood Camp Kitchen Demo - San Francisco

Seafood Camp Kitchen Demo - San Francisco

Tie on your bib and bring your appetite to Filson for our Seafood Extravaganza. Sample some chowder, have a cocktail or a beer and learn the proper way to fillet a fish with the head butcher from Bi-Rite Market. Come early to get your free Filson keychain float.

San Francisco Store

Feb 16, 2019

12:00-4:00pm

722 Montgomery St, San Francisco, CA 94111

Wild Coast Festival at NYC Flagship

Wild Coast Festival at NYC Flagship

Come down to the Filson flagship to celebrate Northeastern coastal culture. Conatus Surf Club will be on-site to exhibit their winter surf gear, sign you up for surfing lessons, and show art and video of their surfing adventures. We’ll exhibit photos of winter scallop divers off the coast of Maine taken by Emmy Award-winning photographer and cinematographer Gabe Souza.

We’ll be giving away six framed Gabe Souza photos and a wooden surfboard from Port Townsend WA’s Good Story Paddle Boards.

Free clam chowder & free drinks.

Filson New York Flagship

Feb 16, 2019

10:00am-2:00pm

876 Broadway, New York, NY 10003

Pacific Salmon Foundation Benefit - Vancouver

Pacific Salmon Foundation Benefit - Vancouver Join us for an evening with Pacific Salmon Foundation. CEO Dr. Brian Riddell will be discussing the importance of salmon populations on our coastal ecosystem. How their dwindling numbers affect all of the other creatures, plants, and people around them and ways they are committed to sustainably growing the populations back up.

20% of sales during the event will be donated to the Pacific Salmon Foundation. 

Raw bar by Rodney's Oyster House
Beer by Stanley Park Brewing

Vancouver Store

Feb 20, 2019

5:00-8:00pm

47 Water St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1A

Camp Kitchen Demo with Walleye Unlimited

Camp Kitchen Demo with Walleye Unlimited

Tie on your bib and bring your appetite to Filson for our Seafood Extravaganza. Sample some walleye, have a cocktail or a beer and learn the proper way to fillet a walleye and get some ice fishing tips from Twin Cities Walleye Unlimited. Come early to get your free Filson keychain float.

20% of sales during the event will be donated to Walleye Unlimited and their fishing trip programs for senior citizens, veterans and youth with special needs.

Edina Store

Feb 23, 2019

2:00-5:00pm

3510 Galleria #3195, Edina, MN 55435

Seafood Camp Kitchen Demo - Columbus

Seafood Camp Kitchen Demo - Columbus

Tie on your bib and bring your appetite to Filson for our Seafood Extravaganza. Sample some chowder, have a cocktail or a beer and learn the proper way to fillet a fish and get some ice fishing tips from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Come early to get your free Filson keychain float. 

Columbus Store

Feb 23, 2019

1:00-4:00pm

3980 Easton Station P-107, Columbus, OH 43219

Seafood Camp Kitchen Demo - DC

Seafood Camp Kitchen Demo - DC

Tie on your bib and bring your appetite to Filson for our Seafood Extravaganza. Sample some chowder, have a cocktail or a beer and learn the proper way to shuck an oyster. Come early to get your free Filson keychain float.

Washington D.C. Store

Feb 23, 2019

1:00-4:00pm

1631 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009

Winter Jam with Eagle Eye Williamson

Winter Jam with Eagle Eye Williamson Join us for blues and brews at Filson featuring a live set by one-man rock band Eagle Eye Williamson and all-vinyl DJ sets. 

Beer by Hi Sign Brewing
Cocktail by TenderBAR
Food by Stiles Switch BBQ
Product giveaways from Filson

Austin Store

Feb 23, 2019

5:00-7:00pm

11700 Domain Blvd, Domain Northside, Austin, TX 78758

Backcountry Hunters & Anglers' Campfire Stories - New York City

Backcountry Hunters & Anglers' Campfire Stories - New York City For eons, man has gathered around the campfire to share tales of adventure, humor or astonishment.

We're bringing these tales to New York City for Backcountry Hunters & Anglers Campfire Stories. This live storytelling event is guaranteed to entertain and inspire!

Tickets are very limited and include a one-year BHA membership, renewal or gift, Westland whiskey, beer & wine, BBQ and music.

Storytellers include:
Ryan Callaghan, director of conservation, Meateater
Eduardo Garcia, chef and outdoorsman
Becca Skinner, adventure photographer
Anthony Licata, editorial director, Field & Stream and Outdoor Life

Purchase Tickets Here 

Filson New York Flagship

Feb 28, 2019

6:00-9:00pm

876 Broadway New York, NY 10003

Seafarer's Stories

Seafarer's Stories The FisherPoets are back. Come to Filson to hear the creative voices of these deckhands and skippers, cannery workers and shipwritghts. We'll provide food and drinks and you'll have a chance to win Filson products. 

Performers include:
Dano Quinn
Matthew Moeller
Peter Munro 
Jeff Stonehill 
& More

Filson Seattle Flagship - Seattle, WA

Mar 7, 2019

6:00PM-8:00PM

1741 Ist Ave S