2016 – 2017 Orcas Island Events

The Chamber of Commerce updates this Calendar of Events on a regular basis. You can also view additional events on our Community Calendar at OrcasIslandCalendar.com. For Performing Arts check out the Orcas Center and the Actors Theater of Orcas Island.

August
August 4 – 8: Doe Bay Fest Location: Doe Bay Resort
August 5 – 7: Orcas Fly-In. Location: Eastsound Airport. Sponsor: EAA Chapter 937
August 13: Library Fair. Location: Orcas Island Public Library.
August 4 – 20: Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival: Location: Orcas Center.
August 19 – 21: Orcas Island Artists’ Studio Tour. Location: Various studios on Orcas Island

September

September 2 – 4: Martin Lund’s Orcas Island Jazz Festival. Location: Orcas Center. Website.
September 4: Steve Braun Memorial Triathlon. Location: Moran State Park.  Sponsor: Friends of Moran
September 5 – 7: Deer Harbor Wooden Boat Festival. Sponsor: Deer Harbor Wooden Boat Foundation

October
October 7 – 10: Orcas Island Film Festival Location: Various venues on Orcas Island
October 8 – Nov 19: Indoor Farmers’ Market at Odd Fellows Hall; Saturdays, 11 am – 2 pm

November
November 25: Eastsound Art Walk. Sponsor: Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce
November (TBA): Holiday Festival of Arts. Location: Senior Center. Sponsor: Senior Center

December
December 2: Eastsound Holiday Celebration & Tree Lighting. Sponsor: Chamber of Commerce
December 3: Library Holiday Tea. Location: Public Library. Sponsor: Friends of the Library
December 3 & 4: Artisans’ Faire.  Location: Odd Fellows Hall
December TBA: Santa Ship at Deer Harbor.

2017

January
January 1 Polar Bear Plunge at Cascade Lake Sponsor: OI Rowing Association
January 28 Orcas Island 25k Race at Moran State Park Sponsor: Rainshadow Running

February
February 4 Orcas Island 50k Race at Moran State Park Sponsor: Rainshadow Running

March
March (TBA) The Kindling’s WinterFest Sponsor: OI Community Church
March 25 Funhouse Science Fair at The Funhouse. Sponsor: The Funhouse

April
April 29 Bill Yarlott Fishing Derby at Cascade Lake Sponsor: Friends of Moran

May
May (TBA) Orcas Island Bird & Wildlife Festival Sponsor: OI Chamber of Commerce
May 6 – Sept 30 Farmers’ Market in Eastsound on the Village Green; Saturdays, 10 am – 3 pm [Oct – Nov] Farmers’ Market at Odd Fellows Hall; Saturdays, 11 am – 2 pm]
May 27 Orcas Pet Parade in Eastsound Sponsor: Kaleidoscope Daycare Center

June
June 17 – 18: Martin Lund’s One World Music Festival at Orcas Center
June 18: Solstice Parade Celebration in Eastsound; beginning at 12 noon
June 25 – 26: Orcas Island Garden Tour Sponsor: OI Garden Club

July
July 2: Orcas Museum Historical Days Sponsor: Orcas Museum
July 2: Orcas Community Parade Sponsor: OI Chamber of Commerce
July 3: Deer Harbor Fireworks Sponsor: Bellport Deer Harbor Marina
July 4 Eastsound Fireworks Sponsor: OI Chamber of Commerce
July 16 Olga Daze Celebration; 10am – 3pm Sponsor: Olga Community Club
July 23 6th Annual Cider & Mead Festival in Eastsound on the Village Green; 11 am – 4 pm