A community that gives back is the best kind! In addition to the promotional benefits at each respective sponsorship level, did you know that 100% of Ballard SeafoodFest’s proceeds are invested back into the Ballard community through programs and services offered by the Ballard Alliance?  Are you interested in becoming a sponsor in 2019 and helping to keep this 45 year old tradition a part of the Ballard community? Contact Mike Stewart to sign up or to discuss in more detail at 206-784-9705 extension 1.









THANK YOU to our 2018 Sponsors (listed below) for supporting one of Seattle’s oldest and best-loved summer festivals.

Trident Seafoods
At Trident, catching fish isn’t just our business. It’s our livelihood. It’s our calling. We are all fishermen here, and catching the purest and healthiest seafood is what we do — it’s what we’ve done for more than 40 years. And if we stay true to our beliefs in protecting the oceans where we fish, it’s what we’ll be doing 40 years from now, too.



Gravity Payments is the credit card payment processing company merchants trust. We started Gravity Payments because we saw independent businesses being overcharged and underserved by their credit card processor. We knew that wasn’t right, so we decided to lower costs, be completely transparent, and provide better service for community business owners.

Ballard Market
Ballard Market is known for its produce, bulk foods, salad bar, beer & wine assortment – and its friendly staff. Many of the employees have been there so long that they have forged lasting friendships with customers and their families.

HomeStreet Bank offers consumer and commercial banking, mortgage lending and loans for residential construction, commercial real estate financing, investment and insurance products and services in the Pacific Northwest, California and Hawaii.



Columbia Bank – Wherever you’re headed, Columbia Bank has the people and resources to help get you there. It starts with “hello.” We never forget a name or a face. Real human beings answer our phones. And our commitment to providing all the services required to help build strong Northwest communities is firmly rooted in our DNA.

Swedish has been the region’s hallmark for excellence in health care since 1910. Swedish has grown to become the largest nonprofit health provider in the Greater Seattle area with seven campuses, including Ballard.

Peoples Bank has branches in many Washington communities. Our growth is predicated on the same values that we started with over 90 years ago: be responsible and dedicated to our clients and serve our local communities beyond the business of banking.

UW Medicine
UW Medicine is excited to offer the best of care in Ballard. We provide patient- and family-centered sports medicine, physical therapy, primary care, urgent care, cardiology, women’s health, and hip and knee services—delivered by expert physicians—in a newly renovated 30,000-square-foot facility. Multiple clinics in one convenient location.





Patagonia created Patagonia’s Workwear line, a new collection of durable clothing made with farmers, builders, ranchers, foresters, and environmental activists in mind, to offer superior, function-specific workwear that uses less harmful materials and withstands the rigors of the field or the job site. Historically, Ballard, with its unique position just a block away from the bustling Salmon Bay waterfront where shingle and lumber mills flourished, served as the city’s central commercial district. We couldn’t dream of a better place than Ballard to open our first store.

Expedia, Inc. is an American travel company headquartered Western Washington that owns and operates some of the best online travel brands in the world, notably Expedia.com, Hotels.com, Hotwire.com, trivago, Venere.com, Travelocity, Orbitz, and HomeAway.


Heritage Distilling Co.
 (HDC) is a craft distillery based in Gig Harbor, Washington. HDC is the most awarded craft distillery in North America by the American Distilling Institute 5 years in a row (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018).  Each of the Heritage Distilling Co. product lines and services were developed with a particular story in mind, because “Every Spirit has a Story”™.

Illumination Learning Studio‘s sole mission to engage and enlighten young minds through our interactive learning, music and arts programs. We are not in the business of childcare, we are in the business of educating school-age children by presenting a compelling cultural, performing and fine arts curriculum which includes instruction in music, drama, voice, art, yoga and language.




BECU is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative with more than 890,000 members, guided by the credit union philosophy of “people helping people.” With better rates, fewer fees, and financial guidance you can trust, our members’ needs and goals are what’s most important to us.


Founded in 2006, Market Street Shoes is your neighborhood footwear and apparel spot, for women and men, with styles that support everyday, real-life adventures. Located in the heart of Downtown Ballard at 2232 NW Market St #101, the store is open from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Monday – Saturday, and 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Sunday. Check out our new store in Redmond Town Center.



FIT36 Ballard – No traditional workout can provide elite-level results in 36 minutes or less. No traditional fitness plan can match the efficiency of the FIT36® workout. We do high intensity interval training / HIIT and we do it like no one else. Once you HIIT at FIT36® Ballard, you won’t want to HIIT anywhere else.




Union Bank ‘s mission is to be a foundation of strength, committed to meeting the needs of our customers, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world while delivering shareholder value. We believe that by living our values, we’ll achieve a balance of size, success, and stability. And we’ll positively impact every individual, organization, and community we touch. Visit our Ballard Branch at 1500 NW Market Street, Suite 107


Alaska USA Federal Credit Union at Ballard will open in late summer of 2016. Located in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle, this new community will be ideally located near multiple restaurants, coffee shops and the famous Ballard Locks. Merrill Gardens at Ballard will offer a well-appointed library, theater, bistro and lots of comfortable common areas. Visit our leasing office today: 2232 NW Market Street, Suite 203




Umpqua Bank is a bank run by people, not money. You, your life, your money management style—all things that are more important to us than the size of your balance. We pair financial expertise with a passion for getting to know you as an individual—and it’s not just because we’re looking for new gym buddies. We’re on a mission to help you manage your money in a way that matches how you live your life.


ReachNow is the best way to get to the people and places you love. With our App, you can easily get from point A to B whether you want to Drive or Ride. Our ecosystem of mobility services is powered by a fleet of more than 1,300 BMW and MINI vehicles, including the sporty BMW X1 SAV and electric BMW i3, ensuring that you’re always traveling comfortably and in style.


Carter Volkswagon and Subaru focuses on bringing you more than a great selection of cars. With a team of automotive specialists dedicated to creating a better car shopping experience, Carter Volkswagen goes above and beyond to keep our customers satisfied. focus on bringing you more than a great selection of cars. With a team of automotive specialists dedicated to creating a better car shopping experience, Carter Volkswagen goes above and beyond to keep our customers satisfied.

New Seasons Market  is a happy place. We call it grocery goodness: a store carrying the best mix of products that’s easy, fun to shop and genuinely friendly. Coming to the Ballard neighborhood in 2018!




Vision Group Holdings – Between our brands: Lasik Vision Institute, TLC Laser Eye Centers, Cateract Vision Institute and Qualsight Lasik, the company has performed over 3.2 million LASIK eye procedures. We serve multiple markets in the United States and Canada, making it extremely convenient for our patients to find a location that is both nearby and well suited to their specific needs.




Nordic Museum
 is an internationally recognized museum and cultural center where people of all backgrounds are welcomed to be inspired by the values, traditions, art, and spirit of the Nordic peoples.



Sugar Plums
 is owned and operated by women. Sugar Plum implements a global standard to our business that is beneficial socially, economically, and environmentally sustainable.Sugaring is an ancient art, dating back to 1900BC. Sugar Plum is the first company to create a USDA Organic & Fair Trade Sugar Paste, made up of sugar, water, and citric acid from fermented mushrooms. One of the benefits of sugaring on a regular basis is that hair growth can noticeably decrease between four and eight visits.


American Music is a locally owned music store with an incredibly experienced staff of musicians who provide their knowledge and expertise in guitars, basses, keyboards, percussion, pro audio, recording, lighting, amplifiers, effects and accessories. It’s a store for musicians run by musicians.

KEXP  is more than a radio station. KEXP is a dynamic arts organization that provides rich music experiences on the air, online, and on the streets. 90.3 FM

Ballard Outdoor believes that by providing our clients with the right kind of knowledge base, they can make informed decisions about choosing the right kind of graphics they need for their business. Whether they are banner stands for trade shows or out of home graphics such as billboards and vehicle wraps, Ballard Outdoor strives to provide the right graphics at a fair price.

the Stranger,  Seattle’s Only Newspaper: Covering Seattle news, politics, music, film, and arts; plus movie times, club calendars, restaurant listings, forums, blogs and more!






Hubert’s Lemondade is a 100% natural, amazingly fresh tasting premium lemonade made from real lemon juice sweetened with cane sugar & stevia extract. Each 8 oz (237ml) serving only has 60 to 80 calories which is up to 50% less than other lemonade brands.


Pacific Fishermen Shipyard was founded in 1946 by 400 Norwegian heritage fishermen as a co‐op style shipyard on the site of the 1890’s Ballard Marine Railway Co., where Seattle founding father Joshua Green built his sternwheeler Bailey Gatzert. Today, it is a full-service shipyard located on the Ship Canal in Ballard.




O'Hara Corporation

Ballard Industrial

spatial dev



Stimson Marina

Ballard Oil










Ballard Inn

Ocean Peace



Occidental Lodge 72


Orthopedic Specialists of Seattle

Hattie's Hat

Law Office of Todd Kimball

Mud Bay Logo Mike


Annies Art and Frame Logo

Annie's Nannies, Inc.






Camco Electric


Classic Consignment


Dawson Gerbic, LLP

Greenwood Ohlund Logo



Secret Garden Books


Hi-Life Restaurant
Northwest Danish Association
Sunset Hill Veterinary & Rehabilitation Center


Thank you for your interest in the 2018 Ballard SeafoodFest!
The 43rd annual event was an incredible time (as evidenced in the photos below) and our 44th year is shaping up to be our best ever. We look forward to welcoming back our return sponsors and showing our new sponsors how Ballard throws a party this summer! For more details on how to become a 2018 Ballard SeafoodFest sponsor and which level fits your business or organization’s needs please take a look at our Sponsorship Guide. Ready to become a part of this iconic event in 2018? Please contact Mike Stewart at 206-784-9705 extension 1.  ~Your Friends in all things Fish and Fun