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

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.


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

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

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

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 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 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