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Whidbey Island Festivals and Major Events Calendar – 2017
Whidbey Island hosts many festivals and celebrations throughout the year. Here is a brief list of major Whidbey Island festivals.
Maxwelton Beach Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks Show
July 4th. Takes place at the southern end of Maxwelton Beach Road at Dave Mackie Park. After the parade, there are events for all ages, including three-legged races, divided into age groups, and the most popular event, the egg toss.
July 10-14, 2017. A week long sailing regatta every summer based out of Oak Harbor with daily racing in Penn Cove and/or Saratoga Passage (depending on wind conditions). Usually held third week of July, varies slightly due to tidal conditions.
July 14 to September 3 every Thursday – Sunday. Island Shakespeare Festival is about people. Well, and Shakespeare. But also, artists, community, learning, connections, collaborations, music, art, life, the Pacific Northwest, and, oh, yeah, they truly believe that everyone should be able to see quality theatre. For free.
July 20-23, 2017, includes rides, food, and animal shows.
August 12 & 13, 2017. This Coupeville, Whidbey Island Festival attracts a variety of artists from across the US and Canada.
August 19, 2017. A 100 Mile route on Whidbey Island
August 26 & 27, 2017. The annual street fair and Whidbey Island Arts Festival, held in downtown Langley during the second weekend of July, detailed schedules and other information is generally available on the festival website.
September 1-3, 2017. There are two main stages with 30 bands playing throughout this Whidbey Island Festival, featuring all musical genres.
September 16 & 17, 2017. Whidbey Island Kite Festival is an annual event at Camp Casey on Whidbey Island.