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May 14th, 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 …

May 13th, 2015

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 …

May 4th, 2015

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 …

April 13th, 2015

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 …

April 6th, 2015

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 …

March 24th, 2015

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 …

March 15th, 2015

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 …

March 3rd, 2015

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 …

January 26th, 2015

La Conner Daffodil Festival – March 2015

You all have heard about the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival right? While the tulips are our most famous blooms, there’s nothing quite as wonderful as entire fields of bright, cheery daffodils against our Mt. Baker backdrop. This year La Conner …

January 15th, 2015

50th Annual Smelt Derby Festival – February 28th, 2015

Come join us in celebrating the La Conner Rotary Club’s 50th annual (almost) Smelt Derby Festival with a full day of activities for the whole family Feb. 28.  For kids, there is a family day of fun with activities all day …

December 29th, 2014

La Conner Open Water Human-Powered Boat Race

Participate or watch the kayakers and rowers race down the Swinomish Channel in La Conner for the 2015 Sound Rowers La Conner Race! Sound Rowers Open Water Rowing and Paddling Club is a volunteer, non-profit organization whose sole function is …

December 29th, 2014

Skagit Eagle Festival 2015

The eagles are here and the Skagit Eagle Festival starts next weekend! Be sure to check out all the events scheduled in January 2015 during the festival and plan a day or weekend to come up and enjoy these majestic …

December 3rd, 2014

Magic of Christmas Tree Lighting & Parade 2014

This year the theme for the Magic of Christmas is Sedro-Whoolleyville “Presents”. The Magic of Christmas event organizers encourages you to wear Dr. Seuss inspired costumes,  and (of course) the entrants in the parade are encouraged to follow the Seusslike theme.  Watch …

December 1st, 2014

Skagit Valley Holiday Getaway 2014

Plan your Skagit Valley holiday getaway 2014 with a visit to La Conner and the Skagit Valley. You will love the holidays in Skagit Valley!  Our award winning “tiny town” La Conner has time and again been voted best tiny …

November 26th, 2014

La Conner Turkey Trot -Earn Your Dinner!

A favorite event among locals – and Thanksgiving holiday visitors alike – is the annual La Conner Turkey Trot. What could be better than going for a run and/or walk first thing on Thanksgiving morning … so that you can justify indulging a …