Thanksgiving through New Years in the Islands

Twinkling lights welcome you to the San Juans this holiday season, as the islands celebrate with events and specials from Thanksgiving to New Years! Lopez, Orcas, and San Juan Island celebrate the holidays with special dinners in local restaurants, artisan markets, village tree lighting ceremonies, visits from Santa, holiday concerts and more! Browse shops, galleries, and bookstores for that perfect gift and enjoy a cozy weekend stay at an island hotel or bed & breakfast inn. We're always adding new events so please check back often!

Shop local and support small businesses, creative makers, and island entrepreneurs this holiday season! Check out our online Gift Guide and order something for yourself or a loved one. 

Brighten Up Your Holiday Season In The Islands
Spring Special
Nov 18, 2022 - Dec 31, 2023
10% off the daily rate when you mention this ad. Thank you, The Orca Inn!
The Orca Inn
770 Mullis St., Friday Harbor, WA
Spring Special 2023
Dec 14, 2022 - Apr 30, 2023
The Trumpeter Inn hopes all of you are having a joyous and abundant new year! What better way to…
Trumpeter Inn Bed & Breakfast
318 Trumpeter Way, Friday Harbor, WA
Experience Hygge in the Islands

Hygge (pronounce hoo-ga) ) is found in life’s simple pleasures. It’s a Danish term that refers to feelings of coziness, contentment, and togetherness – especially in the cold winter months. Slow down in the Islands and enjoy these simple pleasures.

7 Ways to Mix Up Holiday Cheer

Whether you’ve been naughty or nice, a homemade cocktail can help to make the season bright. Try these San Juan Islands-inspired recipes, courtesy of the restaurants and resorts on Orcas Island, Lopez Island and San Juan Island. Enjoy!

Winter Paradise in the San Juans

Visit the towns, hamlets and villages on the three main islands—all decked in holiday lights. Stroll an empty beach, browse in uncrowded shops and indulge in spas, local wines, and delicious cuisine. The San Juans are the perfect winter retreat!

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San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau
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P.O. Box 1330, Friday Harbor, Washington 98250
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