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Anacortes Hiking – Find a Favorite Fidalgo Island Hike

Anacortes trails meander through 2,800 acres of forests, meadows, wetlands, lakes, and offer spectacular woodland and seascape views. With over 50 miles of multiple use trails it’s easy to choose a route to explore and find your favorite Fidalgo Island …

Riverwalk Summer Concert Series 2015

Dust off your lawn chairs and your picnic gear and come to Historic Downtown Mount Vernon for some memorable summer evenings!  Imagine an informal crowd relaxing along the riverfront, listening and dancing to live music set against the backdrop of …

Skagit Valley Highland Games 2015

Get ready for the 21st annual Skagit Valley Highland Games & Celtic Festival, July 11-12, 2015, 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 …

Old Fashion 4th of July in La Conner – 2015

Fireworks will light up the sky and music will fill the air as the Town of La Conner and the Port of Skagit combine forces to celebrate the Fourth of July 2015 the old-fashioned way. Highlights of the day will …

Berry Dairy Days 2015 June 18-21 – Shortcake Everyday!

On the third weekend in June, Burlington will explode into a delicious and exciting place to be celebrating Berry Dairy Days 2015! Fresh local strawberry shortcake, spectacular fireworks show, fabulous parade, Kiwanis Salmon BBQ, entertainment stage with live music, nostalgic …

Skagit Valley Art Escape – June 2015

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 …

Anacortes Waterfront Festival 2015

The Anacortes Waterfront Festival 2015 is an event filled weekend with something for everyone. Join us on Saturday June 6th and Sunday June 7th, 2015!

Waterside La Conner on the New Boardwalk!

For nearly 30 years, La Conner residents and guests alike have dreamed of a way to enjoy more of the waterside ambiance of our Swinomish Channel leading to the Salish Sea. To not only sit along the channel at specific …

Historic Barn Tour Photo Contest 2015

This weekend is the last weekend to catch the display gardens at Tulip Town.  But as the tulips are being topped in the fields there is always time to catch great photos of Skagit Valley’s historic barns!  Join us this …

TrawlerFest Anacortes 2015

Trawler Fest is PassageMaker’s stand-alone series of boat shows, specifically designed for cruising enthusiasts. Strategically located in key cruising regions nationwide, TrawlerFests feature an impressive in-water selection of new and pre-owned cruising powerboats, first-class education and demonstrations, the latest in marine …

Tulip Festival Street Fair 2015 – April 17-19

Plan your visit for the 31st Annual Tulip Festival Street Fair 2015 and don’t miss out on the last weekend of the tulip display gardens at Tulip Town! Stroll among hundreds of new and returning Arts & Crafts Vendors for …

Tulip Parade 2015 – Saturday April 11th

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 2015? We hope so – as one of Washington State’s most …

Spring Wine Festival 2015

The Spring Wine Festival 2015 is in full bloom and right around the corner happening on April 11, 2015! The Anacortes Spring Wine Festival brings 32 wineries to Fidalgo Island for a weekend of decadent wine tasting, food pairings, live …

Tulip Run 30th Annual!

While you are visiting for the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, why not fit in a run!  The Tulip Run is celebrating 30 years! The tulip run is a flat and fast rural course at the Skagit Regional Airport just north of …

The Dandy Daffodil Tweed Ride – March 28th 2015

The Dandy Daffodil Tweed Ride – March 28th Join us in La Conner for the Daffodil Festival 2015 and ride among the daffodil fields for a dashing bicycle ride with a bit of style.  It’s a perfect place to be …