July Fireworks and Parade!

4th of July Celebrations are fast-approaching, so mark your calendars for the Eastsound Fireworks Show on Thursday, July 4th at approximately 10 pm. Best viewing is from Eastsound’s Waterfront Park. The Community Band plays for the crowd, beginning at 9 pm. Our Community Parade starts at 12 noon on Saturday, July 6th. The Parade moves down North Beach Road to Main Street. Once again, our Community Band entertains prior to the parade. The theme this year is “Celebrate the Seasons on Orcas Island” and our Grand Marshals are Judy & Scott Whiting (aka The Clauses!) Parade entries are found here.

The Chamber undertakes the fundraising for the Fireworks Show … please join us as a Donor or Sponsor! The Chamber is happy to accept donations of any amount. Mail to PO Box 252, Eastsound, 98245 – or give us a call (360-376-2273.) Tax-deductible donations can be made via the Orcas Island Community Foundation’s Fireworks Fund (click here.) Read all about the benefits of being a Fireworks Sponsor at this link. Thank you!!!

It’s Orcas Island in 2019

Planning your trip to the island? Last-Minute Lodging page is now active (click here). Island adventures are everywhere on Orcas! Check out the many Activities the island has to offer, and our varied list of members ready to help. It’s a magical mix of arts and culture, lush forests, placid lakes and endless outdoor possibilities. Charming villages of Olga, Deer Harbor, West Sound and Orcas Village dot the island as centers of culture, art and cuisine. Relax and enjoy the island’s quality sampling of restaurants, boutiques, art galleries and museums.

This beautiful island has something for everyone … kayak in the Puget Sound; climb a mountain trail to enjoy the beautiful vistas; see Orca whales and marine wildlife; stroll through Eastsound village, explore the small town shops; enjoy a wide array of superb dining choices; or simply sit back, relax, and soak in the natural beauty of Orcas Island. The Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce hopes a visit to our island is in your plans. Please let us know how we can help.

Whats happening

Read the Chamber Newsletter!
Head to the island to enjoy all our events. Check out the Chamber’s weekly Newsletter, called the Blast. It gives you a snapshot of the great things happening on the island. Sign up here.  Great food & dining spots on the island are in our Dining Guide. Your Orcas Island Itinerary for the top events of the week. Check out our Community Calendar.

ferry-linkTaking a ferry to Orcas Island?
The current schedule is found here. Call us at 360-376-2273 if you have any questions. To learn all about the ferry reservation system, just click here: www.takeaferry.com and to make a reservation, you can click on this link: Ferry Reservations.