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June 9th, 2014

Berry Dairy Days 2014 – Shortcake Everyday!

On the third weekend in June, Burlington will explode into a delicious and exciting place to be celebrating Berry Dairy Days 2014! Fresh local strawberry shortcake, spectacular fireworks show, fabulous parade, Kiwanis Salmon BBQ, entertainment stage with live music, nostalgic …

June 3rd, 2014

Anacortes Waterfront Festival 2014 – 25th Anniversary!

The Anacortes Waterfront Festival 2014 is an event filled weekend with something for everyone including this BIG list: Waterfront All Corvette Car Show, a Custom Class Car Show, The Art of Fish Art Show, a Community Dance, A Formation Flyover …

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May 27th, 2014

La Conner Classic Boat and Car Show – August 9th 2014

Bring your entire family to La Conner on August 9th for our La Conner Classic Boat and Car Show – it’s fun for the whole family and one of the Northwest’s best summertime classic car shows near Seattle and Vancouver BC.  Plan your …

May 7th, 2014

Skagit Valley Art Escape June 6th – 8th

Spend the weekend experiencing free art activities in Anacortes, Edison, La Conner, and Mount Vernon including gallery art walks, music performances, and artist demonstrations from painting to glass blowing to stitching. Enjoy great food, shopping, and stays. Download the Skagit Valley …

May 7th, 2014

North Cascades Highway 20 Opens Thursday at Noon!

What are you waiting for?  The drive of your life is awaiting for you to start or end up here in Skagit County. Travel on the Cascade Loop can be a complete loop once again, when Highway 20 gates open this …

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May 1st, 2014

Skagit River Poetry Festival May 15th-May 18th, 2014

Imagine: It is May in La Conner, Washington. Downtown streets are filled with high school students chattering, comparing notes, and deciding whom to see next. They are not talking about last week’s date or ball game; they are discussing poetry. …

April 29th, 2014

Skagit Valley Art Escape May 2nd – 4th

Spend the weekend experiencing free art activities in Anacortes, Edison, La Conner, and Mount Vernon including gallery art walks, music performances, and artist demonstrations from painting to glass blowing to stitching. Enjoy great food, shopping, and stays. Download the Skagit Valley …

April 29th, 2014

La Conner Wine Walk This Weekend!

If you’re a wine enthusiast, you likely already know that Washington State produces some of the finest wines in the world. And as luck would have it, not only can you taste many of them at our local wine shops, …

April 11th, 2014

Tulip Festival Street Fair 2014

Stroll among hundreds of new and returning Arts & Crafts Vendors for the best art, photography, jewelry, clothing, gourmet food stuffs, unique gifts, delicious food court offerings, live entertainment, and fun for the whole family. Make it a family tradition …

April 2nd, 2014

Tulip Festival Photos – Where In Skagit Valley Are You?

In April, travelers come from all over to see the spectacular Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, spectacular vistas and hidden niches in the Skagit Valley.  We invite you to share your photos on our Facebook page while you explore and discover …

April 2nd, 2014

Talking Fields – Skagitonians to Preserve Farmland Launches Agri-Tourism Program

Skagitonians to Preserve Farmland is excited to announce the launch of an innovative educational and agri-tourism program:  Talking Fields. The Talking Fields program is a self-guided, driving tour throughout the Skagit Delta, with an initial launch of eight different sites …

March 29th, 2014

Quilt Show – Pushing Boundaries and Embracing Old Favorites

By Jan Hersey If your idea of a quilt is something that belongs in grandma’s attic—think again! The biennial Quilt Show sponsored by Fidalgo Island Quilters, April 11–13,  draws an international audience with something of interest for modernists, fashionistas, students, …

March 29th, 2014

Art In Bloom – An Evening Of Color

by Lara Dunning In the Skagit Valley tulips bloom in every color during the Tulip Festival and in Anacortes art blossoms with local artists, fare and entertainment. This year, “Arts in Bloom, An Evening of Color,” by the Anacortes Arts Festival highlights …

March 19th, 2014

Tulip Festival Photo Contest 2014

Tulip Festival Photo Contest 2014 Our fans LOVE to share their photos and the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival loves to see them! Join the Tulip Festival photo contest, sponsored by Columbia Bank! Here’s how it works: 1. Photos must have …

February 14th, 2014

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival Parade 2014

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival Fun & Wacky Side Will you be one of the hundreds of thousands of people will visit the Skagit Valley this April for Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 2014? We hope so – as one of Washington State’s …