THINGS TO DO and SEE 

As you walk downtown you will find sculptures and murals created by local artists.

Sit and enjoy lunch or just take a break at one of our parks.

Island Spirit

Island Spirit was created by Wayne Lewis and installed in September of 2014.   This is a bronze sculpture on a concrete base.  Located on SE Pioneer Way just east of Dock St.

Kraken

Kraken was created by Bill Hunt and installed in June of 2015.  The sculpture if copper and steel over a metal frame, on concrete/Portland cement base.  Located on the SE corner of Pioneer Way and City Beach St,

Mermaid

Mermaid was created by Larry Marcell and installed in April of 2012.  The sculpture bronze on a large stone base. Located at the corner of Pioneer Way and Dock Stree.

Stumbling Ducks

Stumbling Ducks was created by Georgia Gerber and installed in October of 2012.  They are bronze.
Located on SE Pioneer Way by Ireland Street.

Moon Waves

Moon Waves is a stainless Steel sculpture created by Kevin Pettelle and installed in  April of 2012. Located at the NW corner of Pioneer Way and Midway Blvd.

Captain and Mrs. Barrington

Captain and Mrs. Barrington sculpture was created by Wayne Lewis on September 2016. This is a bronze sculpture on a concrete base. It depicts one of the founding families of Oak Harbor.  Located on SE Pioneer Way between Ireland St. and Ilwaco Alley.

Flintstone Car

A concrete replica of Fred Flintstone's rock car has been built for photo ops in Flintstone Park. Located on 
SE Bayshore Drive.

Smith Park Mural

The year 2021 marks the 170th anniversary of the naming of the town of Oak Harbor, in 1851, in honor of the Garry oak trees that graced the future town site.   The year mural was  painted by Paula Fries with donations from local businesses and civic groups.

Pop Up Plaza Mural

Enjoy the mural created by Paula Fries.  Look for Sasquatch and the hidden acorn hidden in the murals.  

Alguire Mural Project

The Allgire Project’s two buildings and outdoor space encompasses four commercial units, an outdoor events space, nine stunning outdoor murals, and “pop up” space for food trucks, farmers markets, and retail events.

https://www.allgireproject.com/murals

Historic of Downtown Oak Harbor Mural

The Historic  Downtown Oak Harbor Mural was sponsored by Wind and Tide Bookshop. Picture yourself having a cup of coffee and a tasty treat while enjoying a good book.

Octopus Mural

The Octopus mural was created by Paula Fries to decorate an old gas station located at the SE end of Pioneer Way.

Painted Fire Hydrants

Oak Harbor Arts Commission worked with volunteers to paint the fire hydrants in Historic Downtown.

Mural brightens up storage unit 

Artist Paula Fries designed the murals, sketched them on the wall and worked with young artists who painted the fishes and octopus. Located at the bottom of the Serendipity Lane stairs.

Welcome to Oak Harbor Mural

Artist Timothy Haslet wanted to fit a Navy Plane within the context of Deception Pass, with the overall goal of depicting who we are as a community. Timothy wants to send the message “Welcome to Oak Harbor” to the people moving here from all over the country and the world. His goal is to “create something that could be recognizable and identifiable by our diverse community.” Historically Haslet’s work consisted primarily of landscapes. The mural is located on the side of Riverside Café on SE Pioneer Way.


Smith Park

Smith Park is located north of Pioneer Way between Jensen St and Midway Blvd.  This is a quiet place to picnic and has a small playground for the kids.

Learn more about the Garry Oak Trees

Flintstone Park

Enjoy the sunrise from Flintstone Park. This is a Community Park with covered picnic facilities, a mini-pier for small visiting boats, and approximately 500 lineal feet of Oak Harbor Waterfront Trail. The park also includes a full size concrete replica of Fred Flintstone’s car from “The Flintstones” television cartoon.

Windjammer Park

Windjammer Park is located just west of Historic Downtown Oak Harbor.   The park features include baseball fields, basketball courts, a splash park, walking trail, playground, picnic areas, open space, beach access, swimming lagoon, and rental facilities for family gatherings such as reunions, birthday parties, weddings, and picnics. 

Learn More about the park

Wings Mural

Stand in front of your favorite wings and take a few selfies.  Located on Ireland Street.

Kiss the Blarney Stone

Blarney Stone dedicated on March 17, 1980 to the local Irish settlers that arrived here in 1858. The original Blarney Stone is near Cork, in Ireland, and according to legend, kissing the Irish stone endows the kisser with the gift of the gab (great eloquence or skill at flattery). Located on SE Pioneer Way near Ireland St.

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