Orcas Island Community Parade, Pancake Breakfast, Pie Booth & BBQ
Enjoy Orcas Island's holiday parade themed "Celebrate the Seasons on Orcas Island" is sponsored by the Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce. The Community Band will entertain prior to the parade, and the event starts rolling down North Beach Road at 12 noon. The Grand Marshals this year are Judy and Scott Whiting!
Eastsound Fireworks will light up the sky on July 4th at approximately 10:00 p.m. The Community Band will be playing for those viewing from Waterfront Park.
Other activities include the "F5" Funhouse Commons 5K run, 5K walk, or 1K kids' run on July 4th, now named the "Eat and Run" in honor of the many local restaurants sponsoring the race.
Join the Orcas Island Fire and Rescue Volunteer Firefighter/EMT Association for the Annual Pancake Breakfast at the Eastsound Fire Station, 45 Lavender Lane from 7:00 - 11:00 a.m. Volunteers will be serving up our secret recipe for pancakes, sausage, eggs, and beverages. Adults $7.00, Children $5.00, under 5 years of age eat FREE. All proceeds support the Orcas Island Firefighters and EMT's.
The Pie Booth is hosted by the Orcas Island Historical Museum from 10:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m. Proceeds from sales help support the museum along with the Silent Auction 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. & Live Auction 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. An addition this year is Kids Games on the lawn with prizes.
The Lions Club sponsors the Salmon BBQ is from 1:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Eastsound Fire Station. Cost of the BBQ is $16 for tickets purchased in advance or $18 the day of the 5th.