Summer on Fidalgo Island
Summer is a popular time for guests to visit Anacortes – we completely understand why! With our mild summer temperatures, lush forest lands to explore, and water that surrounds us on all sides, staying here is a terrific way to…Continue reading this story.
Summer is a popular time for guests to visit Anacortes – we completely understand why! With our mild summer temperatures, lush forest lands to explore, and water that surrounds us on all sides, staying here is a terrific way to spend your summer vacation.
Enjoy months of free concerts at Seafarer’s Memorial Park – In summer, Seafarers’ Memorial Park, the Farmer’s Market at the Depot and The Heart of Anacortes amp up the ambiance with inviting outdoor stages.
The Anacortes Farmers Market happens every Saturday from early May through late October – it’s a wonderful place to go for fun, farmer produce and value-added local goodness, fabulous foods and incredible art. Enjoy live music every week and educational workshops in the Depot every other week.
Go camping in Washington Park. City-owned Washington Park (6300 Sunset Avenue), is located at the very west end of the city on Rosario Strait and contains a wide variety of facilities. Overnight camping area consisting of 68 campsites for RVs and tents, with restrooms, showers and laundry facilities.
You can also camp at Deception Pass State Park. The entrance to Deception Pass State Park is conveniently located a short 10 miles and 20 minutes from downtown Anacortes. A 4,134-acre marine and camping park with 77,000 feet of saltwater shoreline, Deception Pass State Park offers 33,900 feet of freshwater shoreline on three lakes.
Partake in our summer festivals – Anacortes has many fun festivals happening on a year-round basis, and these are the summer ones that are family-friendly!
- Early June – Anacortes Waterfront Festival
- June – Bark in the Park
- Mid-July – Shipwreck Day
- July – Kids ‘R’ Best Fest
- Early August – Anacortes Arts Festival
Written by Annette Pitts On 3rd August 2016
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