With a complete art gallery, art related classes available to the public and many events scheduled throughout the year from concerts to renowned musicals and plays the arts center is a popular attraction for visitors and residents alike.
Not only is the Point Robinson Lighthouse one of the most photographed attractions on the Island (next to the Bike in the Tree), but this beautiful spot is a public park complete with iconic drift and a traditional sandy beach lending a great location for weddings or a weekend getaway.
Held every Saturday morning the Vashon Farmer’s Market is a popular attraction for vacationers looking to grab a locally sourced healthy treat and/or shop the various craft items that local artisans have created.
Vashon is surrounded by roughly 50 miles of beaches. While the majority of the Island’s beaches are privately owned, there are quite a few locations available to the public.
Whether you’re a beer or hard cider enthusiast, Vashon has a number of local breweries to wet your whistle with. What a great attraction to add to your list while visiting the Island.
Vashon’s restaurants are the most coveted attractions on the Island. From a nice and juicy burger at Zombies, some fresh made Sushi at Red Bike, or a fine evening at Gravy, The Hardware Store or Bramble House, you are sure to find something to please your palette and we are sure you’ll never get bored.
What started over 100 years ago (1909) has become the most popular attraction on Vashon every year. Held the third (or mid) weekend in July every year, the festival is full of booths from local artists and various vendors with the addition of food, a street dance, pancake breakfast and parade including the famous Vashon Thriftway Shopping Cart Drill Team.
Vashon is fastly becoming a popular destination wedding location which makes attending a wedding of your friend or relative a popular attraction for most visitors.