News From The Islands
Art markets, wine tastings and so much more await you this winter off the coast of ordinary!
Artisan Holiday Market
Get ready for the 35th annual Artisan Holiday Market Friday November 29th through Saturday November 30th. Each year, over 55 local artists gather just INN time for the gift giving season to show off their handmade arts and crafts in the Friday Harbor elementary school commons. Peruse everything from soaps, jewelry, paintings, photography, clothing and so much more. Cynthia's Of Course Catering will keep up your energy for all this great shopping with yummy goodies available for purchase.
Do good while checking holiday shopping off your list. The Market is a fundraiser for the Island Artisan Scholarship fund!
Come help San Juan Vineyards offer up a big toast to the 2013 Holiday season at their 8th annual Barrel Tasting! The event takes place from Noon to 4:00pm on November 30th with $10 admissions.
You'll enjoy tasting specials on merchandise as well as a complimentary logoed glass to remember all the fun by!
San Juan Historical Museum Old Fashioned Celebration
Join the San Juan Historical Museum in honoring the holiday bygone era style! Enjoy delicious baked goodies, clam chowder and chili while making new friends at this family friendly event on December 5th from 5:00pm to 8:00pm.
Grab a mug of hot apple cider and join INN on a carol or two! Oh, and check out the winter wonderland train set and all the beautiful heritage structures dressed in their holiday finery for the occasion!
Holiday Boat Parade and Santa Ship
Every year here on San Juan Island Santa gives his reindeer a night off and arrives by boat instead! To honor his arrival, Friday Harbor puts on its Annual Holiday Boat Parade! Come down to the Spring Street Landing dock, right INN the heart of Friday harbor at 5:00pm on December 21st and enjoy the twinkling lights ushering INN the big guy himself! Santa will make his entrance on the last boat of the night!
After arriving on our fair island, Santa will make his way up to the Friday Harbor Middle School commons and hand out toys to all those good little girls and boys!
Your Favorite San Juan Island Hotel
Your holiday getaway just wouldn't be complete without the comfort and joy of experiencing 30% off a luxurious penthouse, comfy sweet, or a cozy euro guestroom. So come celebrate all this holiday spirit with us here at the Island Inn and don't forget to check out our amazing winter packages!