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July 16th, 2014

Shipwreck Festival 2014 July 19th

What started as a community garage sale has become a HUGE community event that has something for everyone – Shipwreck Festival 2014!

July 2nd, 2014

Skagit Valley Highland Games 2014

Get ready for the 20th annual Skagit Valley Highland Games & Celtic Festival, July 12-13, 2014, at Edgewater Park in Mount Vernon, WA.  Held the second full weekend each July, this Festival attracts over 10,000 people each year. Think of it as a …

June 10th, 2014

World Famous Loggerodeo 2014, July 3rd-6th

Many activities fill the Loggerodeo 2014 week long event, bringing fun for the entire family. From the Kiddie Parade and family night at the carnival, to the street dance, logging show, blues jamboree, of course the famous chainsaw carving competition, …

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, …