San Juan Islands Holiday Celebrations

Enjoy tree lighting, artisan fairs, dining and lodging specials

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. We're always adding new events so please check back often!

Holiday Events BY ISLAND

Shaw Island Events:

•  Nov. 23, Shaw Island Ferry Landing,  Holiday Faire

Lopez Island Events:

•  Nov. 29, Lopez Chamber of Commerce, Lopez Village Holiday Lighting & Gathering 

•  Nov. 30,  Lopez Pre-School Annual Holiday Bazaar

•  Nov. 30,  Lopez Center, 11th Annual Jingle Bell Dinner

•  Dec. 7-8, Lopez Islander Resort - Holiday Craft Fair

•  Dec. 14,  Lopez Center, A Christmas Carol

•  Dec. 14, Lopez Islander Resort, Christmas Boat Lighting and Ugly Sweater Party

•  Dec. 22,  Lopez Center,  Winter Solstice Concert with SeaMuse

The Following Event's Dates are TBD:

•  Dec. Lopez Lions Club Christmas Ship

Orcas Island Events:

•  Nov 21-23, Orcas Center, The Roasted Nut Too

•  Nov 22-23, Doe Bay Wine Company, Thanksgiving Tasting and Sale

•  Nov. 29 - 30, Orcas Center, The Olga Symphony

•  Dec. 6, Eastsound Holiday Celebration & Tree Lighting

•  Dec. 7, Friends of the Orcas Island Library Holiday Tea

•  Dec. 7,  Lion's Santa Ship at Orcas Ferry Landing

•  Dec. 7, Deer Harbor Marina - Santa Claus Comes to Deer Harbor

•  Dec. 7 - 8, Odd Fellows Hall,  Eastsound's Artisan's Faire  

•  Dec 7-8, Orcas Center, Choral Society Holiday Concert

•  Dec. 14, Orcas Center, Community Band Holiday Concert

•  Dec. 19,  Rosario Music Room, Leaves of Gold Concert

•  Dec. 21, Orcas Center, Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema - The Nutcracker

•  Dec. 31, Doe Bay Resort, New Year's Eve Live Music Party

•  Jan. 1, Moran State Park, Polar Bear Plunge and New Year's Day Hike 

Friday Harbor/San Juan Island Events:

•  Nov. 22 - 23, Mullis Center, Holiday Artisan Fair

•  Nov. 29, Friday Harbor House, Holiday Tree Lighting

•  Nov. 29 - 30, San Juan Island Artisans Holiday Marketplace

•  Nov. 30,  Island Lights Festival

•  Nov. 30,  Island Rec Holiday Celebration

•  Nov. 30 - Dec. 31, Friday Harbor Winterfest

•  Dec. 7,   Alchemy Art Center, Stamped Cards and Wrapping Paper

•  Dec.  7, The Whale Museum, Holiday Treats & Crafts

•  Dec. 7 - 8, Salish Sea Nutcracker Ballet & Tea Party

•  Dec. 12, The Whale Museum, Double Indulgence - An Adult Event

•  Dec.  14,  Annual Christmas Bird Count

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

•  Dec.  14-15, San Juan Community Theatre,  San Juan Singers Holiday Concert 

•  Dec. 14 - 22, San Juan Community Theatre, Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol

•  Dec. 14-23, Island Stage Left, Christmas Memories

•  Dec. 15,  F.O.L.K.S,  Lime Kiln Point State Park Holiday Celebration

•  Dec. 18-24, Island Stage Left, Omnium Gatherum

•  Dec. 31, Island Rec's New Year's Eve Party

•  Dec. 31, Friday Harbor House, New Year's Eve Soiree

•  Jan. 1, Island Rec - Resolution Run/Walk 5k & Salish Splash

The Following Event's Dates are TBD:

•  Dec.  San Juan Community Theatre - Holiday Festival 


Lodging Specials

•  Nov. 1 - Dec. 31, Earthbox Inn and Spa, Book Early and the Third Night is Free!, Friday Harbor/San Juan Island

•  Nov. 1 - Dec. 31, Earthbox Inn and Spa,  Save up to 25% this Holiday Season!, Friday Harbor/San Juan Island

•  Nov. 11 - Jan. 5,  The Island Inn at 123 West,  Comfort and Joy Special.  Enjoy up to 20% savings on a Euro, Sweet or Penthouse, Friday Harbor/San Juan Island

•  Nov. 18 - Dec. 31, Northwest Island Escapes, Island Holiday 10% Off Special, San Juan Island

•  Dec. 1 - Feb. 1, Buckhorn Farm Bungalow, Holiday Special, Orcas

•  Dec. 24, Friday Harbor House, Holidays at the House, Friday Harbor/San Juan Island

•  Dec. 27- Jan. 3,  Doe Bay Resort,  New Year's Lodging Promo, Orcas

•  Dec. 31, Friday Harbor House, New Year's Eve Getaway, Friday Harbor/San Juan Island


Dining Specials

•  Nov. 28, Inn at Ship Bay, Thanksgiving, Orcas

•  Nov. 28, Coho Restaurant, Thanksgiving, Friday Harbor/San Juan Island

•  Dec. 24, Friday Harbor House, Christmas Eve Dinner, Friday Harbor/San Juan Island

•  Dec. 25, Coho Restaurant, Christmas Dinner, Friday Harbor/San Juan Island

•  Dec. 31, Coho Restaurant, New Year's Eve Dinner, Friday Harbor/San Juan Island

•  Dec. 31, Ursa Minor, New Year's Eve Tasting Menu, Lopez

•  Dec. 31, Friday Harbor House, New Year's Eve Dinner, Friday Harbor/San Juan Island


More coming soon, keep checking back!