Things to Do in Oak Harbor, WA

Oak Harbor gives residents plenty of fun activities and event to keep busy.

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Whidbey Playhouse in Oak Harbor, WA
Photo courtesy of the Whidbey Playhouse, Inc.

Oak Harbor's arts community showcases its talents through visual arts, theater, festivals and historical attractions.


Oak Harbor comes together over several community building events throughout the year. The most popular is the First Fridays festival. On the first friday of every month, downtown stores and art galleries stay open late so the whole city can participate in supporting their community.

Oak Harbor also has the 4th Oh July celebration, during which citizens enjoy a parade during the day and fireworks show at night. Later in mid-July is the Whidbey Island Raceweek, a sailing competition.

Entertainment and Museums

Since its first performance in 1966, the Whidbey Playhouse has entertained theater goers with plays and musicals performed by locals of all ages.

Located in Coupeville, just 20 minutes from Oak Harbor, the Island County Historical Society Museum hosts events and exhibits showcasing the area’s unique history.

Looking for a relaxing movie with the crowd? The Blue Fox Drive-In Theatre is a great outing for the whole family after sunset. Open daily during the summer and weekends during fall and spring, the drive-in is also a go-kart track during the day, complete with a snack bar.

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