Celebrating the Holidays on Lopez Island, Fun and Festive Activities

Lopez island holiday vacation

Lopez  Island is the perfect place to spend your holiday vacation. It’s full of magical activities that will keep your family entertained and excited throughout the season. From celebrating the beginning of the holiday season at the Lopez Island Village lighting or meeting Santa Claus on a boat at Odlin County Park. Here are five fun things to do this holiday season on Lopez, plus one bonus suggestion to make your season even merrier. 

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Lopez Village Lighting Festival

Lopez Island Village Lighting 

Celebrate the start of the holiday season with your family at Lopez Island’s village lighting event! Every year, the town celebrates when the lights come on, complete with food and drinks and plenty of entertainment for all ages. Remember to meet Santa while you’re there. Many of the stores offer holiday specials, so make sure you check out this complete list of all the stores on Lopez during your visit.

Santa Boat That Visits Odlin County Park

Get ready for an unforgettable experience! A special boat visits Odlin County Park each year, bringing presents from a very jolly St. Nick! The whole family can meet Mr. and Mrs. Claws and participate in this magical tradition sponsored by the Lopez Island Lions Club. The Santa boat will visit Lopez on Saturday December 9th, 2023.

Lopez island holiday vacation winter market
Little Winter Market baked goods from Lopez Island Wheat.

Visit The Little Winter Market Held At The Lopez Island Grange 

Find unique gifts for everyone on your list at this little winter market held at the Lopez Island Grange. Shop like an islander to find handmade items crafted by local artisans. Remember to pick up local farm fare and baked goods made with Lopez Island wheat! 

Beach walk during the Holiday Season
Bundle up and beach walk on Lopez Island during the Holiday Season.

Take A Quiet Beach Walk At Otis Perkins Park or Fisherman’s Bay Preserve

Enjoy quality time together as a family while taking in all of nature’s wonders during a peaceful beach walk on a sandy Lopez Island Beach. Otis Perkins Park and Fisherman’s Bay Preserve both have stunningly beautiful views that will take your breath away! 

Beach Bonfire At Spencer Spit State Park

End your evening in style by having a beach bonfire at Spencer Spit State Park. Fire rings are right at the water’s edge, so you can enjoy roasting marshmallows as you watch the stars twinkle above you in wonderment this holiday season.   

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Cozy up with your own fireplace at Edenwild Hotel this Holiday Season

Cozy Up to your In Room Fireplace At Edenwild Boutique Hotel

Unwind after a busy day filled with holiday activities by cozying up to your own in-room fireplace at Edenwild Boutique Hotel with the help of a  glass of wine or a good book. A perfect ending to a Holiday getaway on Lopez Island.  

Spending holidays on Lopez Island is truly magical. From meeting Santa on a boat to finding unique gifts and enjoying beach bonfires, there’s something for everyone here during this special time of year! So why not plan your next holiday vacation on Lopez Island. You’ll surely make wonderful memories that will last well beyond the holidays!


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