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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 …

February 14th, 2014

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 2014 is Right Around the Corner!

La Conner is ready for your Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 2014 visit. There are all sorts of tulip festival events, art exhibits and happenings while you’re here! Below we’ve provided a list of tulip festival events going on in and around La Conner – from wine …

December 2nd, 2013

La Conner – Perfect Holiday Getaway

When shopping for gifts in La Conner this holiday season, remember that no two shops carry the same item by the same manufacturer.  Businesses in La Conner take pride in being unique and different from their neighbor, both in La …

November 12th, 2013

November Events – La Conner

We love November in La Conner – late fall means the last of the trees have changed color and there’s a quiet calm that settles in … it’s time for hot cider, tea and cocoa, warm gloves and hats, and …

October 1st, 2013

Skagit Valley Festival of Family Farms 2013 – 15th Annual!

The family farms of Skagit Valley welcome and open their barns and lifestyles to you and your family for this one-of-a-kind event. On this weekend, you can have a hands-on-experience learning what it takes to run a farm, from growing …

September 9th, 2013

La Conner – September Happenings 2013

Looking for a great weekend getaway? Come visit us in La Conner! Here’s a list of events and happenings going on in La Conner in September – our list grows by the day, so be sure to also check out our monthly Event …

August 7th, 2013

Free Guided Tours at Marblemount Fish Hatchery

UPDATE:  Tours are not being offered at this time. Please visit the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife for the latest hours. Free guided tours of the Marblemount Fish Hatchery are offered 10 am to 3 pm every Saturday and …

June 19th, 2013

The Bridge Is Open!

The temporary span of the I-5 bridge is now open for traffic!  As local traveler David Bricka said two hours ago on Facebook “I made it across the Skagit River I-5 bridge and it was solid as a rock!”

June 13th, 2013

Come In, We’re Open!

June 5th, 2013

Anacortes – A 5 Day Itinerary

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] DAY ONE Greet the day: Anacortes has a wide variety of inviting accommodations to fit any budget, ranging from clean and affordable to luxurious, from hotels to B&Bs. The chamber Web site has a full listing of available lodging and the Chamber of Commerce …

June 5th, 2013

Skagit Bridge Pledge

What’s your pledge number?

June 4th, 2013

Summer Solstice Celebration

The Mount Vernon Arts Commission is happy to bring to Mount Vernon, an art filled celebration of the Summer Solstice.  Celebrate the arrival of summer with a stroll down to the Skagit Riverwalk next to the Tulip Tower in Downtown …