Major Annual Events 2019

Learn about the most popular annual events on Lopez, Orcas and San Juan Islands. From concerts to film festivals, bike races to farmers markets, our annual events keep locals and visitors coming back for more! For dates and detailed information about all island events, see our "Events" page. Please check back as we update this calendar throughout the year!




Spring Break Specials & Events (Lopez Island, Orcas Island, San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), March & April 2019


Orcas Island Lit Fest (Orcas Island), April 5 - 7, 2019

Spring Family Art Days (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), April 6 - June 1

San Juan Island Farmers Market (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), April 6 - October 26, 2019

Tour de Lopez (Lopez Island), April 27, 2019



History Lives Here - National Historic Preservation Month (Lopez Island, Orcas Island, San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), May 1 - 31, 2019

Opening Day Boat Parade (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), May 5, 2019

Orcas Island Farmers' Market (Orcas Island), May 5 - Nov. 30, 2019

Friday Harbor Laboratories Open House (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor). May 11, 2019

Lopez Island Farmers' Market (Lopez Island), May 11 - Sept. 14, 2019

Spring & Summer Concerts & Festivals,  (Lopez Island, Orcas Island, San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), Memorial Day May 27 - Labor Day Sept. 2, 2019




Friday Harbor Bike Fest (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), June 1, 2019

San Juan Island Artists’ Studio Tour (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), June 1 - 2, 2019

Three Lakes Triathlon & San Juan Island Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), June 15 - 16, 2019

Summer Family Art Days (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor)

Jazz at the Labs (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor)

Orcas Island Summer Solstice Parade & Celebration (Orcas Island), June 22, 2019

Orca Sing - The Whale Museum (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), June 22, 2019

TEDXSanJuanIsland, June 22, 2019

Rock & Roll Regatta - Port of Friday Harbor (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), June 28, 2019

Orcas Island Garden Tour, June 29 - 30, 2019


San Juan Islands 4th of July Celebrations (Lopez Island, Orcas Island, San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), July 3 - 6, 2019

Music in the Park on the Village Green (Orcas Island)

Music on the Lawn (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor)

Island Stage Left "The Tempest” (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor) 

San Juan Island Lavender Festival & Arts Fair (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), July 20 - 21, 2019

National Historical Park Encampment (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), July 26 - 28, 2019

Orcas Island Cider & Mead Festival (Orcas Island), July 27, 2019


Orcas Island Fly-in and Antique Car Show (Orcas Island), August 2 - 4, 2019

Doe Bay Fest (Orcas Island), August 7 - 12, 2019

San Juan Summer Arts Festival (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor)

Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival (Orcas Island, Lopez Island), August 2 - 17, 2019

Orcas Island Artists’ Studio Tour (Orcas Island), August 9 - 11, 2019

Shaw Island Classic Sail Boat Race(San Juan Island/Friday Harbor)

San Juan County Fair (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), August 14 - 17, 2019

Friday Harbor Fly-In  (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), August 24, 2019

Concours d’Elegance of the San Juan Islands (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), August 24, 2019

Orcas Island Jazz Festival (Orcas Island), August 29 - Sept. 1, 2019

Lopez Island Artists' Studio Tour (Lopez Island), Aug. 31 - Sept.1, 2019




Deer Harbor Wooden Boat Rendezvous & Boat Race (Orcas Island), Sept. 2 - 4, 2019

San Juan Island Farm Tour (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), Sept. 21 - 22, 2019

Savor the San Juans - A Bounty of Food, Farms & Films (Lopez Island, Orcas Island, San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), Sept. 14 - Nov. 9, 2019

Lopez Island Vineyards Community Grape Harvest Festival, (Lopez Island)

Orcas Island Farm Tour (Orcas Island), Sept. 28 - 29, 2019


Lopez Island Farm Tour (Lopez Island), Oct, 5 - 6, 2019

Orcas Island Film Festival (Orcas Island), Oct. 10 - 14, 2019

Friday Harbor Film Festival (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), Oct. 25 - 27, 2019

San Juan Island Brewing Co. - Oktoberfest Celebration ((San Juan Island/Friday Harbor)


Holiday Celebrations (Orcas Island, Lopez Island, San Juan Island/Friday Harbor)

Hops on the Rock - Orcas Island Beer Festival (Orcas Island), Nov. 9, 2019

San Juan Islands Holiday Arts & Crafts Festivals (Lopez Island, Orcas Island, San Juan Island/Friday Harbor

San Juan Island Artisans Holiday Marketplace (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor) 

Lopez Village Holiday & Lights Gathering (Lopez Island)  




Island Lights Festival (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor)

Eastsounds Artisan's Faire (Orcas Island), Dec. 7 - 8, 2019

Friday Harbor Winterfest (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor)

Eastsound Holiday Celebration & Tree Lighting (Orcas Island), Dec. 6

Old-Fashioned Christmas Market at Brickworks (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor)



Winter Romance, Wellness & Valentines Days 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. 5 - Dec. 21, 2019

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


San Juan Islands Ag Summit (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), February 2 - 3, 2019

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

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