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Island County Christmas Events

Christmas Ornaments and Gifts

When it comes to making the most out of the holiday season, Island County residents let nothing stand in their way! Check out these Island County Christmas events and activities when you’re adding fun things to do to your holiday calendar. The Nutcracker The Whidbey Island Dance Theater is putting on a performance of The … Continued

Holiday Safety Tips to Protect Your Home

Christmas Tree with Red and white ball decor

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 8,700 people end up in the emergency room with holiday-related injuries every year. There are 400 Christmas tree fires that cause 20 deaths, 70 injuries, and $15 million in property damage and loss, with an additional 10,000 fires each year related to candles. With a … Continued

Halloween Events on Whidbey Island WA – 2018

Halloween cookies

It’s the time of year when spooky vibes are in the air and scares are everywhere on Whidbey Island! There are haunted houses, trick-or-treat trails, concerts, pumpkin patches, hay rides, and more! Check out these Halloween Events on Whidbey Island for 2018. Creepy Concert & Carnival South Whidbey Schools Performing Arts Boosters are sponsoring a … Continued

10 Reasons to Love Whidbey Island

Dog Playing on a sand with sunset in the horizon

Whidbey Island is a wonderful vacation destination, but we wouldn’t be surprised if you decided it was the perfect place to call home. People often come for a visit and decide to make it their home or second home. Whidbey Island is a great place to consider for retirement. Let’s take a closer look at … Continued

Things to Do in Fall in Seattle & Nearby Areas

Face Painting

Looking for something fun to do as the seasons change? Seattle and nearby areas have plenty of offering that include everything from hay rides to classical music concerts. Plan a fun and exciting adventure that is suited for all the beauty that comes with Autumn days and nights. Festivals & Events Occidental Park, also called … Continued

Things to Do for Halloween in Seattle

Halloween - Lighted Pumpkin

Seattle is one of the best places to spend the Halloween, not only because the people are lively and the weather favorable around the October, but also the wide range of events and other offerings. There’s trick-or-treating for kids and fun-filled community fairs to spooky adult haunted houses and everything in between. If you happen … Continued

Things to Do in Oak Harbor WA

Oak Harbor is known for its recreational opportunities. We’re talking about fishing, boating, kayaking and all sorts of other water fun activities.

There are some places – towns, cities, and communities – where it’s nearly impossible to find anything to do for fun. Oak Harbor, Washington is not one of those places! Unlike the sleepy small towns that roll up the streets at dark, Oak Harbor is known for its recreational opportunities. We’re talking about fishing, boating, … Continued

Vacation Checklist

Couple imagining a beach vacation. Sun, sea, sky!

l Five percent of U.S. households experience an attempted or completed burglary each year — that’s one out of every 20. l 13,000 burglaries occur in the U.S. every day, about one every 15 seconds. l Two-thirds of all burglaries in the U.S. are perpetrated at residential households. l The average burglary takes seven minutes … Continued

Memorial Day in Coupeville WA

Memorial Day in 2017 is on Monday, the 29th of May (5/29/2017). In the United States, Memorial Day is always celebrated on the last Monday of May. Memorial day is a time to remember and honor the people who died while serving the country as a military. Here in Coupeville WA, it’s an annual Memorial … Continued

5 Tips In Taking The Ferry To Whidbey Island, WA

It’s a great feeling to live on Whidbey Island, from the marine island climate, the stunning culture and community, the beautiful beaches and scenery, and so much more, but if there is one down side that is having to wait in ferry lines trying to leave or get back onto the island. Whether you’re sailing … Continued