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Past Events


September 13-14, 2019

Serendipity Lane – Downtown Oak Harbor, WA


Enjoy Oktoberfest on Serendipity Lane in Downtown Oak Harbor. The event will have 7 bands playing, with a different german band playing every day. The tent is one large beer garden. Eat at several food trucks, drink different types of beer from our local breweries, and delight in German desserts from our local bakeries. And of course there will be pretzels! Free admission to listen to the music for 21+. Others can listen from outside at picnic tables.


Oak Harbor Mainstreet Association

Oak Harbor Music Festival

August 30 through September 1, 2019

Downtown Oak Harbor, WA


The Oak Harbor Music Festival will inspire you with the power of music! Two main stages feature 30 bands playing all types of musical genre. Wet your whistle at the beer garden, grab a bite at a food vendor or sidewalk cafe, and enjoy arts and crafts vendors as you stroll from one stage to the other.

Whidbey All-Island Community Band Summer Concerts In The Park

Memorial Day to Labor Day in 2019

The band plays summer outdoor concerts at locations in the Oak Harbor and Coupeville area. Concert dates, times, and locations are listed on their website, the band Facebook page, and published in the Whidbey New-Times community calendar.


Whidbey All Island Community Band

Oak Harbor Pigfest

Oak Harbor Pig Fest

August 11, 2019 from Noon to 5PM

Downtown Oak Harbor, WA


Pig out for a good cause at Pigfest! This annual pig roast and block party raises funds for local charities that include North Whidbey Help House, Medical Safety Net of North Whidbey, and CADA: Citizens Against Domestic Abuse.

3rd Annual WhidbeyHealth Foundation Gala – “Hearts on Fire”

Saturday, June 1st 2019

6051 Coles Road, Langley

Proceeds to benefit our community by improving Cardiac Rehabilitation at WhidbeyHealth.

Boys and Girls Club of Oak Harbor

Bids for Kids Dinner & Auction

April 13, 2019 5:30 PM – 9 PM

Boys and Girls Club of Oak Harbor


The Bids for Kids Dinner & Auction is the Boys and Girls Club’s largest fundraising event. Funds generated at this event directly benefit the youth of Oak Harbor.
Tickets are $85 per person.
They have many donation and sponsorship opportunities available! Please e-mail Nikki at for more info.


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Legends of Rock

April 20, 2019 7:00 PM

CADA – Citizens Against Domestic & Sexual Abuse


Time to rock out! Please join Island thrift grant recipient CADA for the Seattle Women’s Chorus “Legend’s of Rock” CADA Benefit Concert. All proceeds from the concert will directly support CADA.


When: Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 7:00 PM
Where: South Whidbey High School Performing Arts Center
General Admission Tickets: $25 (kids under 12 are free)
Raffle at concert.


**If you prefer to pay by check or cash, please go to a ticket outlet. Locations include: Bayleaf in Coupeville and Anne Cash’s Windermere office.**


Purchase Tickets Online

North Whidbey Community Harvest

November 22, 2018 11:00 AM

Oak Harbor Elks Lodge


This event provides a delicious no-cost Thanksgiving dinner to our community. Can’t make it due to work, illness, or lack of transportation? They can bring a meal to you! Please call 360-240-1477 to request delivery, or to volunteer.


North Whidbey Community Harvest

Oak Harbor Educational Foundation

Bud Skinner Breakfast for Education

October 16, 2018 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Oak Harbor Elks Lodge


This breakfast fundraiser supports the Oak Harbor Educational Foundation. Grants are issued directly to teachers to provide special hands-on learning opportunities for students.


Oak Harbor Educational Foundation

Whidbey Playhouse Fundraising Gala

October 12, 2018 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Oak Harbor Elks Lodge


We invite you to support Whidbey Playhouse at their upcoming Gala Fundraiser auction, their primary fundraising event of the season. Enjoy an evening of entertainment and inspiration celebrating the amazing talent of our performers and the legacy provided by Whidbey Playhouse. Dinner, dessert, entertainment, auctions, and great company await you!


Whidbey Playhouse

United Way of Island County Instant Wine Cellar

October 3, 2018 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Oak Harbor Elks Lodge


This event supports United Way in its community impact work and it’s eight partner agencies. United Way funding is a predictable, steady stream of funding for our partner agencies for two years. United Way funding can also be used for other grants that need an indication of community support.


United Way of Island County

Whidbey Island Kite Festival

September 15-16, 2018

Camp Casey – Coupeville, WA


Set against the majestic backdrop of the Olympic Mountains and Puget Sound, the kite festival features impressive ground and air displays of color and imagination. Activities include kids’ kitemaking, beginning sportkite lessons, and sportkite demonstrations.

2018 Picnic on the Prairie

August 25, 2018  3-6 PM

Sherman’s Pioneer Farm – Coupeville, WA


A free, family-friendly event celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Ebey’s Landing National Historic Reserve. Bring your blanket and picnic to enjoy a beautiful farm on the prairie.

Saratoga Orchestra

Summer Festival Concert

Saturday August 4, 2018 2:00pm
South Whidbey High School Auditorium

Program includes Brahms’ Symphony #2 and Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto with former Seattle Symphony concertmaster, Maria Larionoff, as guest soloist.

Whidbey Has Talent

Sunday April 15, 2018  2:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Oak Harbor High School


Whidbey has Talent celebrates the young and talented students ranging from K-12 who reside in the school districts of Whidbey Island.

Bowman Bay Holiday - Deception Pass State Park, Whidbey Island WA

Bowman Bay Holiday

December 16, 2017 4 PM – 8 PM

Bowman Bay – Deception Pass State Park


Join Washington State Parks and the Deception Pass Park Foundation as we celebrate the 3rd annual holiday fundraiser at Deception Pass State Park! Enjoy hot chocolate, eat delicious baked goods, see Park cabins lit up with lights, take pictures with Santa, and feel warmed by the fire. There will be crafts for the kids and more! Admission is $5 per car and then parking is FREE with a Discover Pass, or $10 for a day pass.


Bowman Bay Holiday on Facebook