“Partners” are organizations and groups we are a members and or friends of. These organizations work to promote, and or partner on community, regional and state efforts. The focus of our partners range from preservation, restoration, education, economic sustainability, and the over all appreciation, enjoyment and care of our community, island and state.
NOTE to old and new residents: MOST of the organizations or groups listed on this page have wonderful volunteer opportunities. Contact them directly.
To volunteer with the Coupeville Historic Waterfront Association visit our volunteer page and fill out the form. Volunteer opportunities are varied. From events to helping put up spring flower baskets or decorate town with fall straw bales and pumpkins, there’s a little something for everyone.
Town of Coupeville – 360-678-4461 – 4 NE Seventh St. – Mailing Address: PO Box 725, Coupeville, WA. 98239
Central Whidbey Hearts and Hammers – Mailing address: 7 South Main Street Suite B, Coupeville WA 98239 – Neighbors helping neighbors with an annual “Work Day” to assist neighbors within Coupeville School District who are unable to perform the tasks of home repair due to age, disability, illness and/or financial difficulties. | facebook
Historic Whidbey – P.O. Box 1123 Coupeville, WA 98239 – Mission: Historic Whidbey is committed to the protection, preservation, and promotion of historic sites on Whidbey Island through education and advocacy. Current capitol project: Restoration of the 1866 Haller House at the corner of Main and Front Street’s. | facebook
Island County Historical Society Archives and Museum – 360-678-3310 – 908 Alexander St. – Open 10am to 4pm daily – Sunday’s 11am to 4pm. The Janet Enzmann Archives and Educational Resource Center available to students, scholars, writers, and those interested in researching local and regional history. By appointment. 360-678-3310 – Executive Director: Rick Castellano. | facebook
Penn Cove Water Festival – The Mission of the Penn Cove Water Festival Association is to continue an annual revival of the historic Coupeville Water Festival by bringing families together to enjoy Native American canoe racing, entertainment, crafts and culture, and by giving them a chance to learn about, appreciate, and protect the environment in which we all live. Contact via email | facebook
Coupeville Chamber of Commerce – 905 Alexander St. – 360-678-5434 -905 Alexander St. – Open daily Mailing Address: PO Box 152, Coupeville, WA. 98239 Mission: To actively promote business in our unique community. Full service visitors center with maps, local business resources, passport stamping, and more. | facebook
Coupeville Maritime Heritage Foundation & Flagship Schooner SUVA – PO Box 532, Coupeville, WA. 98239 – All volunteer organization intended to preserve and educate on Coupeville and Whidbey’s extensive maritime history. Flagship schooner SUVA. Built for Coupeville resident Frank Pratt in 1925 the SUVA was returned to Coupeville in 2015 through the creation and efforts of the Coupeville Maritime Heritage foundation. Educational, vocational, recreational and ambassadorial activities and experiences. SUVA is available for charters and celebration/event rental. | facebook
Coupeville Festival Association – Mission: To promote quality handcrafts and the arts, ensure cultural enrichment, beautify and preserve the unique historical qualities of the Coupeville Community. Host to annual August Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival. | facebook | instagram
Coupeville Wharf: Harbor Master 360-678-6379 – Channel 68. Docking, Gas and Moorage
The historic waterfront of downtown Coupeville is part of the Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve. Created in 1978 by the United States National Park Service, Ebey’s is the first ever National Historical Reserve of its kind in America. Spanning 17,572 acres around Penn Cove and along the Strait of Juan de Fuca on Central Whidbey the reserve’s purpose is to preserve, protect, and interpret the nationally significant historic, natural, cultural, scenic, and recreational resources of Central Whidbey. Ebey’s contains sweeping scenic views, walking paths, numerous miles of beach front, and much more. YOU can support the reserve through donation to and volunteering with the Friends of Ebey’s (see below).
Friends of Ebey’s – 360-678-6633 – Mailing address: PO Box 958, Coupeville, WA. 98239 Mission: The Friends of Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve, in partnership with the Trust Board and the National Park Service, enriches Reserve programs through private support – safeguarding the unbroken historical record, and building a tradition of community stewardship. | facebook