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Deception Pass celebrates a century

Staff Report | June 23, 2022 3:45 PM

OAK HARBOR — Deception Pass State Park turns 100 this year and in celebration, Washington State Parks will be holding free concerts and community events throughout the summer.

“In honor of this momentous birthday, the Deception Pass Park Foundation is hosting several events across the summer culminating in the revival of a lost tradition older than the park itself: a free community picnic at East Cranberry Lake!” a statement from WSP said.

The events include:

  • Summer Interpretive Programs from June to September. For the complete calendar of programs hosted by park staff visit:
  • Community Picnic in the Park: featuring vintage car and RV show on Saturday, July 23. Help revive a tradition older than the park and come join us for a picnic at East Cranberry Lake. Attendance is free. We will have a beer garden with 11 local breweries creating special Deception Pass brews, a day full of live music, a vintage car and RV show, food trucks, and other local vendors.
  • American Roots Concert Series - every Saturday from July to August, except July 23. To see the lineup and listen to music visit:

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