Seafair Commodores


The Seattle Seafair Commodores have served as goodwill ambassadors for the city of Seattle and Seafair since 1955. The Commodores serve two specific purposes: hosting fundraising events throughout the year in support of the Seafair Scholarship Program for Women and building relationships with community civic organizations throughout the Pacific Northwest.  

2013 Officers
Commandant -  Paul Davis
Vice-Commandant - Dee Lee
Operations Officer - Joe Gong
Chief of Staff - Kathryn Bohot
Personnel Officer - Ken North
Special Services Officer - Moe Pilgrim
Warrant Officer - Neal Christiansen
Public Information - Lori Spinosa 
Past Past Commandant - Bruce Bentley


In addition to raising funds for the Scholarship Program for Women, Seafair Commodores serve as escorts for Miss Seafair and her court during parades and special event and represent Seattle at regional festivals and parades throughout the Pacific Northwest.  During the weekend of the Seafair Torchlight Parade, Seafair Commodores host other festival leaders from across the Pacific Northwest.


For more information, please contact:
Seafair Commodores
Contact: Lori Spinosa, Public Information Officer
E-mail: publicinformationofficer@seattlecommodores.com

2013 Event Schedule
March 23 - 21st Annual Bowl-a-Thon
April 12-14 - Tacoma Daffodil, Puyallup, Sumner & Orting Parades (OUT, Float)
May 3-5 - Wenatchee Apple Blossom Festival (OUT)
May 17 - Ballard Parade (IN, Float)
May 17-19 - Spokane Lilac Festival (OUT, Float)
May 24-26 - New Westminster Hyack Festival (New West, B.C., OUT)
June 1 - Portland Starlight Parade (OUT, Float)
June 7-9 - Portland Rose Festival (OUT)
June 14-16 - Marysville Strawberry Parade (OUT, Float)
June 21 - Seafair Festival Kickoff Westlake Center, Downtown Seattle
June 22 - Seafair Rock 'N' Roll Marathon, Downtown Seattle
July 4 - Everett Fourth of July Parade (OUT, Float)
July 6 - Seafair Pirates Landing (Alki Beach, West Seattle)
TBD - Kent Cornucopia Parade (OUT, Float)
July 13 - Seafair Milk Carton Derby (Green Lake)
July 19-21 - Olympia Capital LakeFair (OUT)
July 20 - West Seattle Hi Yu (IN, Float)
July 21 - International District/Chinatown Parade (IN, Float)
July 23 - Seafair Commodores Princess Banquet (Salty's)
July 24 - Greenwood Parade (IN, Float)
July 26-28 - Seafair Commodores Festival (Best Western Exec. Inn)
July 27 - Alaska Airlines Seafair Torchlight Parade (IN, Float)
August 2-4 - Seafair Weekend with Albert Lee Appliance Cup, Boeing Air Show & Hyperlite Wakeboard Experience
August 7-11 - Astoria Regatta (OUT)
September 27-29 - Washington State Autumn Leaf Festival (OUT, Float)
October 4-6 - Issaquah Salmon Days Festival (OUT, Float)
October 19 - 2013 Year End/2014 Installation Banquet
December 8 - Special People's Cruise (Lake Union)