2020 Orcas Island Events

Due to the uncertainty of the Covid-19 pandemic, please be advised that schedules will change. We will try to update the info below.

Below is a list of many Orcas Island “Perennial” Events. We update it monthly, so check back often. The Chamber’s Weekly Email Blast (sent out on Mondays and Thursdays) lists upcoming events. Check out the current “issues” via the link on our home page.



*** The events noted below are canceled for 2020, unless otherwise noted ***

Canceled for 2020. Eastsound Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting. Sponsor: Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce

Canceled for 2020. Library Holiday Tea; 1-4 pm. Sponsor: Friends of the Library

Canceled for 2020. Odd Fellows Hall. Artisan’s Faire. The first weekend in December. Contact: 360-298-2202

Canceled for 2020. Orcas Choral Society Holiday Concert. Orcas Center. View Event

Status unknown. Lions Santa Ship at Orcas Ferry Landing, 11:30 am.

Canceled for 2020. Orcas Community Band Holiday Concert. 3 pm. Orcas Center. View Event

Canceled for 2020. “Leaves of Gold” concert. Rosario Music Room

Canceled for 2020. Christmas Jazz Festival. Rosario Music Room


***We will update our 2021 calendar of events as the year unfolds. Contact the Chamber or the sponsor for more information***


Canceled. Friday, January 1. Polar Bear Plunge at Cascade Lake. Sponsor: Orcas Island Rowing Association

Orcas Island 25k Race at Moran State Park. Sponsor: Rainshadow Running


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

Orcas Island 100 mile race at Moran State Park. Sponsor: Rainshadow Running


Annual Music Advocacy Group Benefit Concert. High School Gym, Orcas Island Public School. https://oimag.org

Blood Drive, 10:30-4:30 @ Eastsound Fire station

Friends of the Library Book Sale. 10 am – 3 pm Sponsor: Friends of the Library

Holistic Spring Retreat. Website.


Funhouse Science Fair,  Sponsor: The Funhouse Science Fair

Easter Egg Hunt. 10 am @ Moran State Park

Orcas Island Literary Festival. Website

SAFE San Juans 5K at Orcas Athletics in Eastsound. Website

Great Islands Clean Up. Website

Earth Day Festival. The Exchange

East Sound Spring Regatta, Orcas Island Yacht Club Regatta

Bill Yarlott Fishing Derby at Cascade Lake. Sponsor: Orcas Adventures. Recurs on 4th Saturday in April.


Farmers Market in Eastsound on the Village Green; Saturdays, (10 am – 1 pm).  Orcas Island Farmers Market 

Orcas Montessori School Carnival Auction, Emmanuel Parish Hall.

Orcas Pet Parade in Eastsound. Sponsor: Kaleidoscope Daycare Center. Recurs on the 4th Saturday in May.


Solstice Parade. 

Orcas Island Garden Tour.

The Miró Quartet performs the entire Beethoven string quartet cycle, Orcas Center.


Saturday, July 3, Deer Harbor Fireworks

Saturday, July 3, Community Parade, 12 noon, Sponsor: Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce

Sunday, July 4, Lions Club Salmon BBQ, 1-7 pm @ Eastsound Fire Station.

Sunday, July 4, Eastsound Fireworks, 10 pm, Sponsor: Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce

Sundays, (TBD) Music on the Village Green Series. 

Olga Daze

Cider and Mead Festival. 11 am – 4 pm.


Orcas Island Fly-In,

Classic Car Show; 10 am – 2 pm

Doe Bay Fest. Location: Doe Bay Resort

Chamber Music Festival Chamber Music Festival

Library Fair. Sponsor: Orcas Island Public Library

Orcas Island Artists’ Studio Tour. Location: Various studios on Orcas. Studio Tour Website

San Juan County Fair on Friday Harbor San Juan County Fair.

Orcas Island Jazz Festival  Orcas Island Jazz Festival


Deer Harbor Wooden Boat Rendezvous. Sponsor: Wooden Boat Society of the San Juans

Imagine Arts and Music Festival  Imagine Arts and Music Festival


Orcas Island Film Festival. Virtual Cinema available at  Orcas Island Film Fest

Canceled – Planning to see you in 2021! Indoor Farmers’ Market.  Orcas Island Farmers Market

Halloween Trick or Treating in Eastsound. Outside on North Beach Rd. 3 pm – 5:30 pm. Call the Chamber of Commerce for more information: 360-376-2273


Canceled – Planning to see you in 2021! Hops on the Rock: Orcas Island Beer FestHops On The Rocks 

Saturday-Sunday, November ___. Round the County Sailboat Races. Sponsor: Round the County

Saturday, November 28. Small Business Saturday.