Anacortes Arts and Festivals

Arts, music, and festivals are key ingredients in the recipe that makes Anacortes, Washington a delicious Northwest destination any time of the year. A vibrant showplace for artists and musicians, Anacortes prides itself on its diverse public art collection and many festivals that happen throughout the year. Art in Anacortes…

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Fidalgo Island Lights and Life

Fidalgo Island Lights Life

Winter sparkles with festivities and attractions all around Fidalgo Island. Whether you’re here for an outing or a weekend excursion, a tour of the island’s coastal charms will brighten the chilliest of days. Annual Holiday Farmers Market at the Port Transit Shed – November 17th and 18th from 10 a.m. to…

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Bribe Early, Bribe Often

Bribe Early, Bribe Often at the Anacortes Waterfront Festival's Quick and Dirty Boat Demonstration

“Bribe early and bribe often.” That’s the judges’ mantra at the Quick and Dirty Boat Building and demonstration at the Anacortes Waterfront Festival. As to whether the boats actually will pass the crucial “float” test is another matter, entirely. This wild and crazy event pleases not only the judges, but…

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Seven Ways to Experience Anacortes in Late Spring

Like boaters taking advantage of the exceptional harbor to drop anchor for a few days, those with plans to attend the Anacortes Boat & Yacht Show in May are encouraged to extend the boundaries of their charts to explore this unique seaside community. Build an unforgettable Fidalgo Island getaway around…

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