4th of July in the San Juan Islands

Whichever island you visit on Independence Day, there are many activities to choose from. This year, the whole weekend is a whirlwind of old-fashioned parades, picnics, live music, dancing and fireworks on Lopez, Orcas and San Juan Islands. Join in the small-town fun!  Below are events from 2019. Please check back for more 2020 events!

4th of July Parade, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
Pig War Picnic, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington


Lopez Island

•  July 3,  Abbey Road Live! on Lopez

•  July 4, 4th of July Celebration - Old Fashioned Parade & Fireworks

Orcas Island

• July 3, Deer Harbor Fireworks Display

• July 4, Funhouse Fun Run

•  July 4, July 4th Celebration on the Green

•  July 4, Eastsound 4th of July Fireworks Celebration

•  July 6, Orcas Island Historical Museums Independence Day Activities

•  July 6, Parade, Pancake Breakfast, Pie Booth & BBQ

•  July 6, Lions Club Annual Salmon BBQ

Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
Roche Harbor Resort, San Juan Island, Washington


San Juan Island

•  July 4, Roche Harbor Old-Fashioned July Fourth

•  July 4, San Juan Island 4th of July Celebration, Parade & Fireworks

•  July 4, 4th of July Pig War Picnic

•  July 4, Rock the Dock

Roche Harbor bonfire, Photography by Wayne Cragg
Madrona Bar & Grill, Orcas Island, Photography by Robert Harrison


Roche Harbor, Courtesy of TripAdvisor

Summer Getaways

The Islands' small-town 4th-of-July celebrations are just the beginning of a fabulous summer of fun!