Orcas Island Events
Orcas Island Lit Fest
OILF returns bringing together renowned authors and avid readers, visitors and locals, for three days of panels, readings and events that highlight the vibrant literary culture of the Pacific Northwest and beyond. From Pulitzer Prize winners to gifted new voices, featured artists from across the country represent the finest in contemporary fiction, nonfiction, poetry, playwriting, and more.
June 3rd @ 7:00pm – 9:30 pm
The Lit Fest is releasing a limited number of standalone tickets for its highly anticipated musical finale. “Word Play” offers a unique experience–a seamless fusion of live music and storytelling.
Karan Casey with EllaHarp – Free Concert
June 25th @ 6:00pm
Legendary Irish folk singer Karan Casey and opener singer/songwriter EllaHarp will perform at The Village Green Eastsound, 203 N Beach Road.
4th of July 2023
Derek Gripper & Hiroya Tsukamoto – Free Concert
July 9th @ 6:00pm
Derek Gripper will perform at The Village Green, Eastsound, 203 N Beach Road. He is the only guitarist inthe world to have mastered the technique of the West African 21 string harp, the kora, on the classical guitar.
Orcas Cider & Mead Fest
July 15th @ 11:00am – 4:00pm
Orcas Island Cider & Mead Festival is back! Enjoy beautiful Orcas Island, sip tasty mead and cider, and listen to excellent music.
Every Saturday @ 10:00 am – 2:00
The Orcas Island Farmers Market is open every Saturday until the last weekend in September on the Green Village in Eastsound! Everyone is welcome. Parking is where you find it. Public restrooms are available on the park grounds. Leashed dogs are permitted.
Doe Bay Open Mic Night
Every Thursday night 5 pm-9 pm @ Doe Bay Cafe
Interested in performing? Great! Simply walk in and signup on the clipboard at 6 pm. (Music begins at 6:30 pm)