Major Annual Events

Learn about the most popular annual events on Lopez, Orcas and San Juan Islands. From concerts to film festivals, bike races to farmers markets, our annual events keep locals and visitors coming back for more! For dates and detailed information about all island events, see our "Events" page. Please check back as we update this calendar throughout the year! 

Due to COVID-19, some of our 2021 Winter & Spring Events have become virtual or have been postponed.  We will be updating our "Events" page as information becomes available.  Please call 1-888-468-3701 ext.1 if you have a specific event question.



Spring Break Specials & Events


Orcas Island Lit Fest - Updates can be found here

Tour de Lopez - Rescheduled for 2022


History Lives Here - National Historic Preservation Month

Spring & Summer Concerts & Festivals



Friday Harbor Bike Fest - TBD Updates can be found here

San Juan Islands Artists' Studio Tour - June 5 & 6

Three Lakes Triathlon & San Juan Island Marathon, Half-Marathon and 10K - June 19 & 20

Orcas Island Summer Solstice Parade & Celebration - (Canceled for 2021)

Rock & Roll Regatta - Port of Friday Harbor - TBD Contact the Port of Friday Harbor

Orcas Island Garden Tour - June 26 & 27, 2021


San Juan Islands 4th of July Celebrations - TBD Please Contact the specific Island Chamber of Commerce for information. San Juan Island, Orcas Island, Lopez Island 

Music on the Lawn - San Juan Island - TBD Contact the Port of Friday Harbor

San Juan Island Lavender Festival & Arts Fair - Rescheduled for 2022. The farm remains open to visitors.

National Historical Park Encampment - San Juan Island - TBD Contact the SJI National Historic Park Office

Orcas Island Cider & Mead Festival (Canceled for 2021)


Orcas Island Fly in and Antique Car Show - TBD Contact the Port of Orcas 

Doe Bay Fest - Orcas Island (Canceled for 2021)

San Juan Island Summer Arts Festival - TBD -Contact the SJC Arts Council

Orcas Island Artists' Studio Tour - August 13, 14 & 15, 2021

Shaw Island Classic Sailboat Race - August 7, 2021

San Juan County Fair - San Juan Island - August 18 -21 (Virtual for 2021)

Friday Harbor Fly-in - TBD Contact the Port of Friday Harbor

Jazz at the Labs - Friday Harbor/San Juan Island - TBD Contact the FH Labs

Orcas Island Jazz Festival - 2021 event information coming soon!



Lopez Island Artists' Studio Tour - September 4 & 5, 2021


Virtual Savor the San Juans - A Bounty of Food, Farms & Films

Virtual Orcas Island Film Festival

Virtual Friday Harbor Film Festival


Holiday Events & Specials - Holiday Celebrations

San Juan Island Artisans Holiday Marketplace - moved to spring 2021

Lopez Village Holiday & Lights gathering

Island Lights Festival

Friday Harbor Winterfest


Friday Harbor Winterfest

Holiday Events & Specials - Holiday Celebrations

Eastsound's Artisan's Fair

Eastsound Holiday Celebration & Tree Lighting

Old Fashioned Christmas Market at Brickworks

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