Major Annual Events 2018

Here's a selection of the most popular annual events on Lopez, Orcas and San Juan Islands. For dates and detailed information see our "Events" tab. Check back as we update this calendar.

Spring

 

March

Spring Break Specials & Events (Lopez Island, Orcas Island, San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), March & April, 2018

San Juan Islands Ag Summit (Lopez Island), March 16-17, 2018

April

Orcas Island Lit Fest (Orcas Island), April 13 - 15, 2018

Tour de Lopez (Lopez Island), April 28, 2018

May

History Lives Here - National Historic Preservation Month (Lopez Island, Orcas Island, San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), May 1 - 31, 2018

Orcas Island Farmers' Market (Orcas Island), May 5 - Nov. 24, 2018

Opening Day Boat Parade (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), May 6, 2018

Friday Harbor Laboratories Open House (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), May 12, 2018

Lopez Island Farmers' Market (Lopez Island) May 12 - Sept. 15, 2018

Summer Concerts & Festivals,  (Lopez Island, Orcas Island, San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), Memorial Day May 28 - Labor Day Sept. 3, 2018

Summer

 

June

San Juan Island Artists’ Studio Tour (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), June 2-3, 2018

Three Lakes Triathlon & San Juan Island Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), June 16 - 17, 2018

Summer Family Art Days (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), June 16 - August 25, 2018

Port of Friday Harbor Pirates & Wooden Ships Festival (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), June 22 - 24, 2018

The Whale Museum, Orca Sing (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), June 23, 2018

Summer Solstice Parade (Orcas Island), June 23, 2018

Jazz at the Labs (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), June 30, 2018

July

San Juan Islands 4th of July Celebrations (Lopez Island, Orcas Island, San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), July 3 - 4, 2018

Music in the Park on the Village Green (Orcas Island), July 1 - August 26, Most Sundays

Music on the Lawn (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), July 27 - August 8, 2018

Island Stage Left "The Tempest” (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor) July 11 - August 12, 2018

San Juan Island Lavender Festival & Arts Fair (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), July 21 - 22, 2018

National Historical Park Encampment (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), July 27 - 29, 2018

Orcas Island Cider & Mead Festival (Orcas Island), July 28, 2018

August

Doe Bay Fest (Orcas Island), August 1 - 6, 2018

Eastsound Fly-in and Antique Car Show (Orcas Island), August 3 - 5, 2018

San Juan Summer Arts Festival (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 2018

Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival (Orcas Island, Lopez Island), August 3 - 18, 2018

Orcas Island Artists’ Studio Tour (Orcas Island), August 10 - 12, 2018

Shaw Island Classic Sail Boat Race(San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), August 11. 2018

San Juan County Fair (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), August 15 - 18, 2018

Friday Harbor Fly-In  (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), August 25, 2018

Concours d’Elegance of the San Juan Islands (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), August 26, 2018

Orcas Island Jazz Festival (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), August 30 - Sept. 2, 2018

Fall

 

September

Lopez Island Artists' Studio Tour (Lopez Island), Sept. 1-2, 2018

Deer Harbor Wooden Boat Rendezvous & Boat Race (Orcas Island), Sept. 3 - 5, 2018

San Juan Island Farm Tour (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), Sept. 9, 2018

Savor the San Juans - A Bounty of Food, Farms & Films (Lopez Island, Orcas Island, San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), Sept. 9 - Nov. 10, 2018

Friday Harbor Bike-n-Brew (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), Sept. 15, 2018

Lopez Island Vineyards Community Grape Harvest Festival, (Lopez Island), Sept. 15 & 29, 2018

Lopez Island Farm Tour (Lopez Island), Sept. 29, 2018

Orcas Island Farm Tour (Orcas Island), Sept. 30, 2018

October

Orcas Island Film Festival (Orcas Island), Oct. 4 - 8, 2018

Friday Harbor Film Festival (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), Oct. 26 - 28, 2018

San Juan Island Brewing Co. - Oktoberfest Celebration ((San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), Oct. 13, 2018

November

Holiday Celebrations (Orcas Island, Lopez Island, San Juan Island/Friday Harbor),  Nov. 21 - Dec. 31, 2018

Hops on the Rock - Orcas Island Beer Festival (Orcas Island), Nov. 10, 2018  

San Juan Islands Holiday Arts & Crafts Festivals (Lopez Island, Orcas Island, San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), Nov. 21 - Dec. 31, 2018

San Juan Island Artisans Holiday Marketplace (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), Nov. 23-24, 2018

Lopez Village Holiday & Lights Gathering (Lopez Island) Nov. 23, 2018

Winter

 

December

Island Lights Festival (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), Dec. 1. 2018

Artisan's Faire at Odd Fellows Hall (Orcas Island), Dec. 1 - 2

Friday Harbor Winterfest (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), Dec. 1 - 16. 2018

Eastsound Holiday Celebration & Tree Lighting (Orcas Island), Dec. 7, 2018

Old-Fashioned Christmas Market at Brickworks (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), Dec. 8. 2018

January

Winter Romance Specials & Events (Lopez Island, Orcas Island, San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), Jan. & Feb. 2019

San Juan Island Farmers' Market (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), Jan. 6 - Dec. 15, 2018

Orcas Island 25K Race (Orcas Island), January 26, 2019

February

Orcas Island 50k Race (Orcas Island), February 2, 2019

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