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We've got the inside scoop on all the happenings around Anacortes. Don't miss out on the action during your next visit. Let us be your guide and spice up your calendar with crowd-pleasing activities right outside our doors. 

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

APRIL 1-30, 2024
Every April, The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, named "One of the Best in the World" by Petal Talk, bursts into bloom and includes four different gardens to experience. Skagit Valley is just over 30 minutes east of Anacortes, making it a perfect excursion during your next stay. Weekends in April typically sell out fast. Book your stay today to experience this incredible sight. Or, beat the crowds and stay with us mid-week when the tulip fields see fewer visitors.

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Orange Skagit Valley Tulips

Skagit Spring Classic Bike Race

May 11, 2024
Gear up and spin away this spring for the Skagit Bicycle Club’s 32nd annual Skagit Spring Classic Bicycle Ride! With courses that tour northern Skagit and southern Whatcom County, cyclists can experience beautiful roads through the flat valley, Chuckanut Drive, surrounding forests, and views of the Salish Sea. From flat and leisurely scenic rides to hilly challenges with long distances, choose between four different course options to suit your skill set. Ready to ride? Register now through the link below!

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Group of cyclists

Anacortes Boat and Yacht Show

MAY 16 - 18, 2024
Set sail this May for the Anacortes Boat & Yacht Show at Cap Sante Marina. Featuring new and brokerage boats of various sizes, brands, dealers, and more, there will be plenty to explore for every nautical enthusiast. This year’s show also features Trawlerfest, a collection of seminars and educational programming, from May 14-18 on topics including weather, maintenance, electrical, communications, engines, electronics, navigation, destinations, and beyond. Don’t miss out on this chance to navigate your way through this show by staying just 5 short minutes away from the marina at Anacortes Inn. 

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Cap Sante Marina

Anacortes Waterfront Festival

JUNE 3 - 4, 2024
All aboard for a weekend of maritime merriment! This year’s Waterfront Festival at Cap Sante Marina features boat rides, boat-building competitions, children's activities, and a variety of displays featuring canoes, pirate ships, and education on marine wildlife and the environment. Food vendors, food trucks, live music, and performances will also be on-site in addition to the various programming highlighting waterfront activities. Got your sea legs ready? Book your stay with Anacortes Inn, a quick 5-minute drive from the marina, and leave more time for waterside exploration.

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Anacortes waterfront at sunset

Anacortes Pride Parade

June 22, 2024
Anacortes Pride is proud to host its 3rd annual Anacortes Pride Parade! Members of the LGBTQIA+ community and allies are invited to join in on an all-day celebration with a parade down Commercial Ave, followed by a Pride Picnic and Talent Showcase at Causland Park. Anacortes Pride, a non-profit, works to involve local businesses, organizations, and government in celebrating and advocating for the LGBTQIA+ community. Wave your flags and wear your colors in celebration of love, diversity, equality, and visibility in all its forms by participating in this year’s activities!

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Pride parade with Pride flags

Shipwreck Fest

JULY 20, 2024 | 8 am - 4 pm
Organized by the Fidalgo Island Rotary Club, this one-day extravaganza began 40 years ago with fishermen selling their used gear as yard art on Commercial Ave. Today, over 200 vendors carrying everything from eclectic trinkets to savory snacks will participate in this large-scale community garage sale, flea market and antiques show located right where this event first began. Vendors will be set up in booths from 8am – 4pm and admission is free. Let us help you get in on the action. You’ll find us located on Commercial Ave, only minutes south of all the festivities, making Anacortes Inn the perfect place to crash after a long day searching for treasure. 

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Vendors at Shipwreck Fest

Anacortes Arts Festival

AUGUST 2 - 4, 2024
The Anacortes Arts Festival returns for its 61st year in Downtown Anacortes on August 2-4, 2024. Whether you’re interested in viewing the juried exhibits in the Fine Art Show, looking to shop from over 230 artisan vendors, or would rather enjoy a variety of entertainment performances, spend time in the beer gardens or wine bar, or hang out with family and children in the dedicated youth space, the festival includes something for everyone. Drawing nearly 80,000 visitors each year, this free and highly acclaimed fine art show seeks to connect artists and enthusiastic audiences as well as provide art opportunities for community members. Come explore exceptional creativity while staying in a convenient locale. 

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People roaming through vendor booths

Oyster Run

SEPTEMBER 22, 2024
Rev up your engines for the PNW’s largest motorcycle run. On Saturday, September 22nd, the Oyster Run returns for its 41st annual event. Drawing bike enthusiasts from near and far, motorcyclists can schedule their own routes and travel on their own time before ending up at the final destination of Downtown Anacortes. Vendors and spectators will flank 5th through 10th street surrounding Commercial Ave while bikers hit the pavement nearby. Don’t miss the chance to stay with us in the heart of all the action. 

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Motorcycles lined up on the street