Port Fish Day Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for an opportunity to assist in the planning of Port Washington Fish Day?


Port Fish Day, Inc Now Accepting Applications!

Position descriptions are available by clicking the above position title.

Application is available here.

Port Fish Day, Inc. is seeking several mature, professional, and enthusiastic team players to join the Volunteer Fish Day Committee

Eligible applicants must be able to successfully pass a background check.

Please submit your application or any questions to info@portfishday.com

Port Fish Day is held on the 3rd Saturday of July every year in the beautiful historic harbor of Port Washington, WI.


Wristbands for Alcohol Service at Port Fish Day

In cooperation with Ozaukee Public Health Department and Port Washington Police  department, this year Port Fish Day will be utilizing wristbands to identify individuals of legal drinking age.  This is to assist the volunteers at the Fish and Chips Stands, run by local Civic Organizations, to more quickly and accurately ensure that anyone being served alcohol is of legal drinking age.

Individuals of legal drinking age will be able to obtain a wristband at one of 3 booths on the Port Fish Day grounds.  These booths will be set up and staffed by volunteers for the Ozaukee Health Department.  Booths will be located at the following locations:

  • The Main Gate – Jackson St. & Lake St.
  • Lake St. just north of the Filtration Plant
  • VFW Stand in Upper Lake Park

Call for Volunteers

In cooperation with Ozaukee Public Health Department and Port Washington Police Department, this year Port Fish Day will be utilizing wristbands to identify individuals of legal drinking age.  This is to assist the volunteers at the Fish and Chips stands, run by local Civic Organizations, to more quickly ensure that anyone being served alcohol is of legal drinking age.

To accomplish this the Ozaukee Public Health Department will be setting up booths on the Port Fish Day grounds to issue wristbands.  If you are interested in volunteering to staff these booths please use the link below to sign up.




Port Fish Day Art Design Contest



Are you looking for an opportunity to express your creativity? How about putting your creative ideas towards designing artwork for this year’s FISH DAY LOGO DESIGN CONTEST!

Area students are invited to design artwork used to promote the 2019 Port Washington Fish Day Festival and the Portal Run/Walk, which is held in conjunction with the Fish Day Festival. Students do not need to be involved in an art class to participate.

Submitted artwork will be judged for: Originality, creativity and the graphic best representing the theme – “Dive Into Fish Day 55”. Computer generated artwork is preferred.

Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. The 1st place design will be used on the T-shirt and promotional materials for the Fish Day Run/Walk that benefits Portal, a nonprofit agency that provides services to individuals with disabilities, as well as by the Port Washington Fish Day Festival. The individual submitting the 1st place design will serve as the Junior Parade Marshall for the Fish Day Parade in downtown Port Washington on Saturday, July 20.

Additional details for the contest can be obtained by contacting Marlene Morgan at Portal, 377-4410. All entries are due by March 1, 2019 and are to be mailed to Portal, Inc., P.O. Box 65, Grafton, WI 53024-0065. Designs can also be dropped off at Portal during business hours (Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.) at 1015 Cedar Creek Road, Grafton.

1015 Cedar Creek Rd., P.O. Box 65, Grafton, WI 53024

262-377-4410 www.portalinc.org

Design Contest Specifications 2019



What does Port Fish Day do for the community

By hosting an event that provides local charitable organizations with an opportunity to raise funds for their individual missions Port Fish Day enables many community events and giving programs.
 St. John XXIII Men’s Society

Boy Scout Troop 875, Leaders Summer Camp Fees.
Boy Scout Troop 875, Camping Equipment.
Boy Scout Troop 855, Leaders Summer Camp Fees.
Cub Scout Pack 3855, Registration.
The Food Pantry, Food and Equipment Donations.
Character Counts.
St. Simons Parish.
St. John XXIII Parking lot maintenance.
St. John XXIII Kitchen equipment (repaired or paid to have repaired.)
St. Mary’s Church (new roof) (donation.)
St. John XXIII paper product for meeting usage, (plates, coffee cups, napkins, etc.
Eagle Scout Projects
Port Exploreium ( Stair Donation)
Relay for Life
Lung Cancer (US Bank Building Climb)

Port Washington Lion Club

Lions Parks
Lions Fish Cleaning Stations
PWHS Schollarships
PWHS Awards Banquets
Port Washington Food Pantry
Lions Bluff Shelter
Portal Industries
Sight & Hearing Requests
Badger Boy & Girls
Port Washington Youth Baseball
WLF Wisconsin Lions Camp
LCIF Lions International
Leader Dogs

Port Washington-Saukville Rotary Club

Port Senior Center
Wounded Warrior Project
Paul Watry Scholarship fund
Port Soccer Club
Friends of Park & Rec
United Way
Dunwiddie School
MS Society fund raiser
Fisher House
Zablocki Medical Center
Nativity Fund
VFW National Home for Children
Disabled Vet Fish Outing
Scout Troop 875
Relay for Life
Food Pantry

Ozaukee Lodge

Family Share Ozaukee County
Saukville Food Pantry
Advocates of Ozaukee County
WI Masonic Foundation (AED placements)

Port Yacht Club

The Port Washington Yacht Club’s Scholarship program offers one or more scholarships each year to graduating seniors who are residence of Port Washington that plan to pursue post-secondary education at a 2 or 4-year College, university, vocational-technical College, or proprietary school.

The PWYC donates annually to the Port Washington Waterfront Safety Committee and their initiatives. Boating and waterfront safety is promoted and supported with various seminars and presentations from guests speakers that are held at the club. The PWYC also holds an educational flair shoot annually that is open to all that allows boaters to safely dispense of expired flairs.

The PWYC supports various boating events including the Disabled Veteran’s Fishing Outing, the Venetian Night Boat Parade and others. The PWYC invites our members as well as non-members to be involved in our sail racing program

Port Washington Kiwanis Club

Week of the Young Child (WOYC) since 2001
Hippity Hop Easter Egg Hunt
Port Washington Child Wish June 2014-2018
Badger State Boys and Girls
Four Port Washington High School Scholarships
The Port Washington High School High Honors Banquet
Safety Town
Pre-school scholarships
Port Washington High School Key Club sponsor
Local Food Pantry
Possibility Playground
Aktion Club at Portal Inc. sponsor