Here's a selection of the most popular annual events on Orcas, Lopez, San Juan and Shaw Islands. For dates and detailed information see our "Events" tab.

January

Orcas Island 25K Race (Orcas Island), Jan. 28

February

Orcas Island 50K Race (Orcas Island), Feb. 4

San Juan Islands Agricultural Summit, (Orcas Island), Feb. 10 - 11

March

April

Tour de Lopez (Lopez Island), April 29

May

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

Opening Day Boat Parade (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), May 7

Theatre Under the Stars  - Island Stage Left - Humble Boy, May 25 - July 9

June

Pirate Festival (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), June 23 - 25

San Juan Island Artists’ Studio Tour (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), June 3 - 4

Summer Solstice Parade (Orcas Island), June 24

Three Lakes Triathlon & San Juan Island Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), June 17 - 18

July

Music on the Lawn (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), July 5 - August 9

National Historical Park Encampment (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), July 28 - 30

Orcas Island Cider & Mead Festival (Orcas Island), July 22

San Juan Island Lavender Festival & Arts Fair (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), July 15 - 16

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

San Juan Islands Museum of Art - Family Art Days (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), July 9 - August 27

August

Concours d’Elegance of the San Juan Islands (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), August 27

Doe Bay Fest (Orcas Island), Aug. 10 - 13

Eastsound Fly-in and Antique Car Show (Orcas Island), August 4 - 6

Jazz at the Labs (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), August 12

Orcas Island Artists’ Studio Tour (Orcas Island), August 11 - 13

Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival (Orcas Island, Lopez Island), August 5 - 20

San Juan County Fair (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), August 16 - 19

Shaw Island Classic Sail Boat Race (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), August 12

September

Deer Harbor Wooden Boat Rendezvous & Boat Race (Orcas Island)

Lopez Island Artists' Studio Tour (Lopez Island), Sept. 2 - 3

Lopez Island Vineyards Community Grape Harvest Festival (Lopez Island),  Sept. 16 (tentative)

Steve Braun Memorial Triathlon (Orcas Island), Sept. 3

TEDx San Juan Islands (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), Sept. 23

October

Orcas Island Film Festival (Orcas Island), Oct. 6 - 9

San Juan Vineyards Annual Siegerrebe Harvest  (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), October 7 (tentative)

Savor the San Juans - A Bounty of Food, Farms & Films (Lopez Island, Orcas Island, San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), Sept. 22 - Nov. 11

November

Friday Harbor Film Festival (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor), Nov. 3 - 5

Lopez Village Holiday & Lights Gathering (Lopez Island)

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

December

Eastsound Holiday Celebration & Tree Lighting (Orcas Island)

Island Lights Festival (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor)

Lighted Boat Parade & Santa's Arrival (San Juan Island/Friday Harbor)