Join the fun with community events sponsored by Island Thrift!

Upcoming Events

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.

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.

Oak Harbor Music Festival

August 31 & September 1 – 2, 2018

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 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.

Past Events

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

Oak Harbor Educational Foundation

Bud Skinner Breakfast for Education

October 10, 2017 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Oak harbor Elks Lodge


This early morning 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 All-Island Community Band Summer Concerts In The Park

Thursday Evenings, 7-8PM

Memorial Day to Labor Day in 2017

Windjammer Park Gazebo
Oak Harbor, WA


Join the Whidbey All-Island Community Band in Oak Harbor’s Windjammer Park for old and new favorites every Thursday night.


Whidbey All Island Community Band