Port Fish Day is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization which organizes a yearly festival in the Wisconsin’s beautiful Port Washington harbour. The purpose of the festival is to provide an opportunity for area civic organizations to raise money they use to support their individual missions. The civic organizations supported by Port Fish Day are:

  • VFW Post #7588
  • Port Washington Yacht Club
  • Port Washington Rotary Club
  • Port Washington Kiwanis Club
  • Port Washington Lions Club
  • St. Peters Mens Club
  • Ozaukee Lodge #17 F& AM

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 Fish Day 2018 Art Design Contest

Portal Industries' Announces their annual contest to create the artwork used for the Fish Day Run/Walk and other Port Fish day promotions.

Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers.

The 1st place design is used on T-shirts and promotional materials for the Fish Day Run/Walk, benefiting Portal, as well as by the Port Washington Fish Day Festival; and the individual submitting the winning design is invited to serve as Junior Parade Marshal for the Fish Day Parade on Saturday, July 21, 2023 in downtown Port Washington.

Submitted artwork will be judged for: Originality, creativity and the graphic best representing the theme "Fish Day - A Beacon for Fun" (with a lighthouse theme). Computer generated artwork is preferred.
Download the contest specifications.

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Start Your Fish Day Celebration Early

The Friday night carnival is 6pm-10pm. The Friday night carnival wristband cost is $20 per wristband. A wristband gives you unlimited rides Friday night. The carnival has a variety of foods available.