San Juan Island & Friday Harbor

Gateway to the San Juan Islands

If you want to escape to a slower pace, you’ll be enchanted by Friday Harbor—a charming, historic, walkable seaport just steps from the ferry landing, with small, friendly shops and restaurants, and a refreshing absence of fast-food chains.

In this visitor-, family-, and dog-friendly town, you’ll find many of the San Juans’ whale and kayaking tour headquarters, The Whale Museum, the San Juan Islands Museum of Art,  the San Juan Community Theatre for plays and musical events, the San Juan Historical Museum, and so much more.

There's no need for a car to see Friday Harbor. Everything is within walking distance of the ferry landing, and it is easy to get around, including shuttle buses and a trolley to take you around the island, as well as bike, three-wheeled Scootcoupe, and moped rentals. From Friday Harbor you can also catch an inter-island ferry to Lopez, Orcas, and Shaw Islands. If you do bring your car, use this parking map to find available spaces. 

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Perfect Arrangement
Friday, Feb 23, 2024
Thursdays-Saturdays @ 7:30 pm, Sundays @ 2:00 pm
San Juan Community Theatre   100 Second Street, Friday Harbor, WA 98250
Occurs: Every week on Sunday Thursday, Friday, Saturday, until March 03, 2024
SJIMA Presents: Annual Artist's Registry Show
Friday, Feb 23, 2024
Friday - Monday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
San Juan Islands Museum of Art  540 Spring Street, Friday Harbor, WA 98250
Occurs: Every week on Sunday Monday, Friday, Saturday, until February 26, 2024
Winter Family Art Days - 2024
Saturday, Feb 24, 2024
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
San Juan Islands Museum of Art  540 Spring St., Friday Harbor, 98250
Occurs: Every week on Saturday until February 24, 2024
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Contact Us:
San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau
info@visitsanjuans.com
1-888-468-3701 | (360) 378-9551
P.O. Box 1330, Friday Harbor, Washington 98250
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