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Orcas Island offers an abundance of natural beauty, as well as a sophisticated mix of arts, culture and great food. The variety of possibilities will make your visit a special one, whether you are visiting for the first time, or you come to the island each year.

Orcas is home to 5000-acre Moran State Park, which features lakes, hiking trails, and public campgrounds. In Moran you will also find Mt. Constitution – the highest peak in the islands, reaching 2,400 feet in elevation. A hike, drive, or bike ride to the top reveals a 360-degree marine view of the San Juan’s and beyond.

Artistic and cultural offerings include our historical museum, performing arts center, public library, and old-fashioned movie theatre. There are many artisans’ shops and studios, featuring local pottery, fine arts, jewelry, textiles, and hand-made furniture and crafts. You can also explore our Saturday Farmer’s Market in Eastsound’s Village Square.

LOCAL EVENTS AND RESTAURANTS Whether you are visiting the island for a few days or staying for a few weeks, there are many fun events happening on Orcas Island, as well as a delicious variety of restaurants and eateries.  For a full list of events and dining options, please visit the Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce site.

March

Sunday, March 1, 3 pm, Annual Music Advocacy Group Benefit Concert. High School Gym, Orcas Island Public School. https://oimag.org

Wednesday, March 18, Blood Drive, 10:30-4:30 @ Eastsound Firestation

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

Friday-Sunday, March 27 – 29. Holistic Spring RetreatWebsite.

April

TBD. Funhouse Science Fair,  Sponsor: The Funhouse Science Fair

Saturday, April 11, Easter Egg Hunt. 10 am @ Moran State Park

Friday – Sunday, April 17-19. Orcas Island Literary FestivalWebsite

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

Saturday, April 18: Great Islands Clean Up. Website

TBD. Earth Day FestivalThe Exchange

TBD. East Sound Spring RegattaOrcas Island Yacht Club Regatta

Saturday, April 25. Bill Yarlott Fishing Derby at Cascade Lake. Sponsor: Orcas Adventures. Recurs on 4th Saturday in April.

May

Saturdays, May 2–Sept 26. Farmers Market in Eastsound on the Village Green; Saturdays, (10 am – 3 pm).  Orcas Island Farmers Market 

Saturday, May 9, 5:30-8:30 pm: Orcas Montessori School Carnival Auction, Emmanuel Parish Hall.

Saturday, May 16. Orcas Veg Fest orcasvegfest.com

Saturday, May 23. Orcas Pet Parade in Eastsound. Sponsor: Kaleidoscope Daycare Center. Recurs on the 4th Saturday in May.

Orcas Island Market
469 Market Street
Eastsound, WA 98245
Phone: (360) 376-6000

Mailing Address:
PO Box 186
Eastsound, WA 98245


Hours:
Effective 03/22/20:
8 am- 6 pm, Every Day