San Juan Islands Holiday Celebrations

Enjoy tree lighting, artisan fairs, dining and lodging specials


please check back as we continue adding to the 2019 schedule!


November 28 through December 31, 2019

Twinkling lights welcome you to the San Juans this holiday season, as the islands celebrate with events all month long. Lopez, Orcas, and San Juan Island celebrate the holidays with village tree lighting ceremonies, caroling, visits from Santa, holiday concerts and more! On all three islands, browse shops, galleries, and bookstores for that perfect gift. Enjoy a special holiday meal and a cozy weekend stay at an island hotel or bed & breakfast inn.


Lopez Island Events:

•  Nov. 29 Lopez Village Holiday Lighting & Gathering 

•  Nov. Lopez Pre-School Annual Holiday Bazaar

•  Dec. Lopez Islander Resort - Holiday Craft Fair

•  Dec. Lopez Islander Resort Marina - First Annual Christmas Boat Lighting Party

•  Dec. Lopez Center for the Community & Arts - Winter Solstice Concert with SeaMuse

•  Dec. Lopez Lions Club Christmas Ship

Orcas Island Events:

•  Nov.  Holiday Eastsound Art Walk

•  Nov.  Orcas Center - The Olga Symphony

•  Dec.  Deer Harbor Marina - Santa Claus Comes to Deer Harbor!

•  Dec.  Friends of the Orcas Island Library Holiday Tea

•  Dec.  Odd Fellows Hall - Eastsound's Artisan's Faire  

•  Dec. 6 Eastsound Holiday Celebration & Tree Lighting

•  Dec.  Stille Nacht - Silent Night

•  Dec. Orcas Center - Orcas Choral Society: Making Spirits Bright

•  Dec.  Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival - Leaves of Gold Concert

•  Dec. Orcas Center -  Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema - The Nutcracker 

•  Dec. Orcas Island Lions Club - Lions International Lions Ship

•  Dec. Orcas Center - Annual Orcas Island Community Band "Holiday Concert"

•  Dec. Orcas Center - Crow Valley String Band & Friends & Brograss

Friday Harbor/San Juan Island Events:

•  Nov.  Friday Harbor Chocolates & Cakes by Felicitations - Prepare to Savor the Holidays - Holiday Desserts, Port & Champagne Tasting 

•  Nov. San Juan Island Artisans Holiday Marketplace

•  Nov. 30, Island Lights Festival

• Dec. Friday Harbor House Restaurant - Holiday Tree Lighting at Friday Harbor House

•  Dec.  San Juan Community Theatre - Holiday Festival 

•  Dec.  The Whale Museum - Holiday Treats & Crafts

•  Nov. 30 - Dec. 14.  Friday Harbor Winterfest

•  Dec. The Whale Museum - Double Indulgence: A Grown-up Event

•  Dec. 14, Old-Fashioned Christmas Market at Brickworks 

•  Dec.  San Juan Community Theatre - San Juan Singers Holiday Concert

•  Dec.  FOLKS - Lime Kiln Point State Park Holiday Celebration

•  Dec.   Salish Sea Nutcracker Ballet & Tea Party

•  Dec.  Friday Harbor Chocolates & Cakes by Felicitations - Holiday Desserts and Port/Sherry Wine Tasting

• Dec.  Island Stage Left - Christmas Memories 

•  Dec.  San Juan Island Grange Hall - Acoustic Band "Sea Stars" - Celebrates Solstice

•  Dec.  San Juan Community Theatre - The Nutcracker

•  Dec.  Annual Christmas Bird Count

•  Dec.  Lakedale Resort - Rock in the New Year at Lakedale!

Lodging Specials

Lopez Island:


Orcas Island:


Friday Harbor/San Juan Island:



Restaurant & Other Specials

Holiday Restaurant, Specialty Foods, Wine Specials. Outdoor & Spa Specials:


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Orcas Island:


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