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Welcome the Whales Festival

April 8 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until April 9, 2017

Welcome the Whales Festival

Crowd watches the start of the Welcome the Whales Parade in Langley Washington

The “Welcome the Whales Parade” heads down down First Street.

On Saturday and Sunday, April 8-9, don’t miss the annual “Welcome the Whales Parade and Festival” in Langley to honor and celebrate the arrival of Gray whales to Whidbey Island. Welcome the Whales Festival is sponsored by Orca Network and the Langley Chamber of Commerce.

Saturday April 8th, 11 am at the Langley United Methodist Church (3rd/Anthes) will be hands-on educational displays, costume-making, and children’s activities, followed by the Whale and Critter Parade in downtown Langley, beginning at 1:30 pm at the US Bank parking lot (2nd/Anthes), ending at the Waterfront “Whale Bell” Park on First St. with a blessing for the whales, music, and celebration on the beach, while watching for Gray whales in Saratoga Passage.

The Langley Whale Center at 115 Anthes will be open from 11 am – 5 pm Thursday –


April 8
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Orca Network
(360) 331-3543


Downtown Langley
1st & Anthes
Langley, 98260 United States
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