There is so much to do during the entire month of October 2016 when our 9th Annual ‘Savor the San Juans – A Month-long Medley of Food, Farms & Art’ takes place. This movable feast for the senses pulls together all of the elements of a memorable post-summer vacation getaway, including wine tastings, harvest festivals, farm tours and events, plus specials at some of the finest lodgings and restaurants in the “gourmet archipelago.” Check out all of the delicious details below as they continue to be added.

 Savor the San Juans Events:

Savor these restaurant & local food offerings:

Lopez Island

  • The Bay - Fine dining featuring Lopez Island ingredients with a water view

Orcas Island

  • Brown Bear Baking Co. - Great quiche, croissants, cookies, rustic breads & coffee
  • Doe Bay Café – Farm-to-table seafood café overlooking the water
  • Inn at Ship Bay – Fine dining featuring local ingredients in an old farmhouse
  • Kathryn Taylor Chocolates - Award-winning handmade chocolates
  • New Leaf Café – Casual waterfront dining featuring local ingredients
  • Octavia's Bistro at the Orcas Hotel - Casual dining in  historic hotel
  • Orcas Island Food Co-op - Deli counter, local meats, seafood & produce
  • The Kitchen - Asian food featuring organic island ingredients
  • The Mansion Restaurant at Rosario Resort – Fine dining in a historic mansion

San Juan Island

  • Backdoor Kitchen – Local seafood, meats in a garden setting
  • Cask & Schooner - Local gastropub fare overlooking the harbor
  • Cynthia's - Casual, homemade breakfast fare
  • Market Chef - Casual eat in or outside, also great grab & go lunches, fresh, local fare
  • Roche Harbor Resort Dining - Three restaurants at historic Roche Harbor Resort
  • San Juan Island Cheese – Northwest beer, wine & cheese
  • The Place -  Consistently delicious Northwest cuisine highlighting seafood and local produce

Lodging specials:

Savoring the San Juans also means quiet, peaceful slumbers in cozy rooms during the entire month of October.

Friday Harbor/San Juan Island

•  Island Inn at 123 West - $AVOR San Juan Swag, Sept. 30 - Oct. 31

•  Island Inn at 123 West - $SAVOR the Island Inn, Sept. 30 - Oct. 31

•  Courtyard Suites - Savor the Savings of 3rd Night FREE, Oct. 1-31

•  Driftwood Farm Cottage - Savor Third Night $100 Off, Oct. 1-31

Orcas Island

•  Doe Bay Resort & Retreat - Savor the Endless Autumn. Oct 1-31

•  Orcas Island Getaway - Savor the San Juans Special, Oct 1-31

Cultural offerings:

From an art market and gallery exhibits, to cooking classes, theater, film, music and ghost stories, October is a great month to savor the cultural offerings in the San Juans.

•  More to come


Outdoors offerings:

• More to come


Kids specials:

  More to come


Find all fall events on our Events Calendar