April 1-30, 2015
Bloom Dates According to Mother Nature

Attractions

Join us. Be a part of Skagit Valley Tulip Festival’s premier running event. This scenic 2 or 5 mile course is flat and fast on gravel packed trails. The run will be an experience the whole family will enjoy. Free to 14 and under (to encourage you) and free to 70 and older (you deserve it). All others, $13 or $23 with shirt. Info and registration on-line.

April 5, 9:30 am start  |   Skagit Regional Airport, Burlington WA 98233   |   (360) 540-1611
April 1 - 30. Sponsored by Fidalgo Island Quilters. Follow the map to view hundreds of traditional quilts, art quilt, and wearable art. Dine and shop along the way. Maps available at participating merchants and Anacortes Visitor Center.

Hours Vary  |   Downtown Anancortes, WA
Saturday April 13th Noon - 4:30 pm. This event combines 30 regional vintners and 6 restaurants, resulting in great wine-tasting, wonderful appetizers and live music. Tickets from $40. For more info click here.

Noon to 4:30 pm  |   Port of Anacortes Transportation Shed Event Center - 1st & Commercial, Anacortes WA 98221   |   (360) 293-7911
Beautiful farm with lovely garden store offering vast selections of ornamental and edible plants, flowers, and gardening supplies. Check out our themed display gardens and garden coaching/design services. Home of Skagit Art Association's Art in a Pickle Barn throughout April.

9 am-6 pm daily  |   14904 SR 20, Mount Vernon WA 98273   |   (360) 424-1580
We understand what it means to be a winery you can trust and depend on, which is why so many customers trust us for their wine needs. Our beautiful winery is perfect for social events or just to relax. Come visit!

Wed-Sat: Noon to 8pm Sun: Noon to 6pm  |   20598 Starbird Road, Mount Vernon WA 98274
Located on historic Kristoferson Farm, our tour features six ziplines, two beautiful trails, a log bridge, and a dramatic 54-foot final rappel! Zip through the trees seeing the beauty of a Pacific Northwest forest from a whole new perspective.

Open Daily  |   332 NE Camano Drive, Camano Island WA 98282   |   360-387-5807   |   mkcseattle@aol.com
“An enticing selection of common and uncommon plants. ” The largest selection of roses, perennials & trees in NW Washington. Browse our greenhouses, 1888 Schoolhouse, antiques & gift shop and greet resident animals. Christianson’s is a NW Flower & Garden Show People’s Choice Award Winner.

9 am-6 pm Daily  |   15806 Best Road, Mount Vernon WA 98273   |   (360) 466-3821
Skillfully hand crafted small batch distilled spirits is what Deception Distilling is all about. Visit our distillery and tasting room just off SR20 and learn about our distinctive vodka and moonshine we proudly make right here in Skagit County.

9946 Padilla Heights Rd, Anacortes WA 98221   |   (360) 588-1000
Join us for tour of Deception Pass April 1- October 31. Visit www.deceptionpasstours.com for information on schedules. Pass tours start at $25 per person, with group and charter rates available. Whale Watching runs from March 31 - October 3, with rates starting at $79 with group rates available. Tours depart on Saturdays at 9:30 am.

Deception Pass tour last one hour, departing from Cornet Bay. Check website for tour times/availability  |   5596 State Route 20, Anacortes WA 98221   |   1-888-909-TOUR
April 25-27, Fri & Sat 10 am-6 pm, Sun 10 am-5 pm. 30th Annual Tulip Festival Street Fair, presented by the Mount Vernon Downtown Association. Featuring 100s of juried arts and crafts vendors from more that 8 states. Live entertainment at multiple locations, children's activities and a wonderful variety of food concessions to choose from. More info at www.mountvernondowntown.org.

April 25-27, Fri & Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm  |   First Street, Mount Vernon WA 98273   |   (360) 336-3801   |   mvstreetfaircoordinator@gmail.com
Eaglemont is an 18-hole championship public golf course ranked top 10 in Washington State by Golf Digest. Its brand new club house offers a world-class venue and a restaurant & bar with arguably the best view in the valley.

4800 Eaglemont Dr, Mount Vernon WA 98274   |   (360) 424-0800


1819 Bouslog Rd., Burlington WA 98233   |   (360) 757-7343
Exclusive Helicopter Field Tours by Sky Flyn’ Helicopter
Experience the beauty of the tulip fields from the air. No reservations needed. Call for dates and fares.

Fri-Su. in April;   |   1/4 mile E of Lefeber Turf, Hwy 536, Mount Vernon WA 98273   |   (360) 377-4115
April 11-13, 10am-5pm Daily; Admission: $7 for all three days. Sunday only special: $5 for anyone who is serving or has served in the military. Quilts of Valor Program Sunday at 1pm. Biennial show featuring traditional quilts, art quilts, and wearable art by guild members.

10am - 5pm  |   Swinomish Convention Center 12885 Casino Dr, Anacortes WA 98221   |   (360) 630-5443
New locally owned and operated gallery featuring hand blown glass by one of America's finest artists, Seattle native, Mark Eckstrand. Plus, we carry a variety of glass art by other local artists! Watch the artists working daily in our Hot Shop!

Mon - Sat 10 am - 5 pm; Sun, Noon - 4 pm  |   1220 SR 536 (Memorial wy), Mount Vernon WA 968273   |   (360) 708-5081
The very best of everything comes from the Skagit Valley – including our dairy products! From farmstead, artisan cheeses to fresh butter and creamtop milk in bottles. Take a taste home with you.

April Hours: Sat and Sun 10 am-4 pm, Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm TOURS: Tues & Thurs 2 pm, Sat 10 am  |   15098 Field Road, Bow WA 98232   |   (360) 766-MILK
With World War II, Korean, and Vietnam era aircraft, the Museum provides a unique family experience with our one-of-a-kind collection of memorabilia and artifacts. Visit our website for details of our April Grand Opening at our new Skagit Regional Airport location. Please visit our website for hours and admission prices.

15051 Crosswind Dr, Burlington WA 98233   |   (360) 424-5151
Stop by a family farm that raises grass-fed lamb, pork, and turkeys. In April we shear our sheep and sell fleeces; watch sheep being sheared, visit our petting farm, and take home wool for a project. Also available are other wool and fiber products.

April 5,12,19, and 26, 10 am - 4 pm  |   20134 E Stackpole Rd, Mount Vernon WA 98274   |   (360) 202-5023
Featuring the community of Edison. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 day of event. Contact Skagit County Historical Museum for ticket info.

April 5, 10am - 5pm  |   , Edison WA   |   (360) 466-3365
5th year bringing you fine art and wine tasting! 20 NW WA professional artists presenting juried 2D-3D fine art, pottery, glass, ceramics, jewelry, fiber art, originals, prints, photography, and cards all at affordable prices. Admission and parking Free! Handicap Accessible.

Mon - Thurs Noon - 5 pm; Fri - Sun 10 am - 6 pm  |   16163 State Rte 536 , Mount Vernon WA 98273   |   (360) 428-6894
Judd & Black and Peoples Bank Presents 2014 Gala Celebration


March 27, 5:30-9 pm  |   , WA   |   (360) 428-5959
Kiwanis Salmon Barbeque
26th Annual! Alder grilled salmon with baked potato, coleslaw, garlic bread, beverages and ice cream. Served inside the historic Hillcrest Lodge at Hillcrest Park. Adult plate $12, child/senior plate $10 ( Visa/MC ok). For groups of 15 or more please call (360) 428-5959 or e-mail betsy@tulipfestival.org. For more info visit www.kiwanismv.net/. I-5 Exit 226, head east, turn R on 13th St., 4 blocks to Hillcrest Park.

April 6 - April 28, 11am-7pm  |   1717 S 13th St, Hillcrest Lodge, Mount Vernon WA 98274   |   (360) 428-5959
Unique Northwest-style brewpub featuring wood-fired pizzas & other fresh local pub food served with our award-winning beers! Enjoy by the cozy fireplace or outside on the patio. Daily 11:30am.

Daily 11:30 am  |   117 S 1st St, La Conner WA 98257   |   (360) 466-1415
Enjoy “La Conner in Bloom,” a month-long special exhibit during the festival. Exhibits of local, national and international quilts and textiles ranging from historic to contemporary. Located in the historic 1891 Victorian Gaches Mansion. $7 admission, kids free. Open daily in April.

Open 11 am-5 pm in April  |   703 S. 2nd Street, La Conner WA 98257   |   360-466-4288
Gem of an 1926 historic theatre in downtown Mount Vernon presenting a wide range of performing arts, concerts, and art house films throughout the year. Something for everyone. Open house with free tours and Wurlitzer music during the street fair.

12-5 pm Mon. – Fri. & 2 hours before events  |   712 S First St., Mount Vernon WA 98273   |   (360) 336-8955
MoNA collects and exhibits contemporary art from across the Northwest, including Alaska, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. The Museum and Museum Store are open seven days a week and over 360 days a year. Hours: Sun & Mon Noon - 5pm; Tue - Sat 10am -5pm. For more info call (360) 466-4446 or visit www.museumofnwart.org.

Sun & Mon Noon - 5pm; Tue - Sat 10am -5pm  |   121 S First St, La Conner WA 98257   |   (360) 466-4446
Our tasting room and beer garden are conveniently located on SR 536. Check us out on the web.

Mon -Thurs 3 - 7:30 pm; Fri 1- 8:30 pm; Sat Noon - 8:30 pm; Sun Noon - 5:30pm  |   17406 SR 536, Unit A, Mount Vernon WA 98273   |   (360) 982-2057
Naturalist guided, family friendly, fast and comfortable, 56 ft. vessel Orcas Express visits 172 islands abounding with whales and wildlife. Ask about lighthouse tours. Reservations a must!

Departs from Anacortes & Orcas Island, WA   |   (360) 376-6566
Padilla Bay, the only National Estuarine Research Reserve in Washington State. Public welcome! Breazeale Interpretive Center featuring new salt water aquaria, interactive exhibits, reference library, gift shop, trails, bird watching tips and a Heron-cam. Bike friendly. FREE.

Wed - Sun 10 am - 5 pm  |   10441 Bayview-Edison Road, Mount Vernon WA 98273   |   (360) 428-1558
Wine maker Gene Pasek crafts unique and delicious wines from Washington grapes, plus tropical and NW fruits. Stop by our tasting room at Exit 221 at the Conway Skagit Barn and sample the Official Tulip Festival wines.

11 am-5 pm daily  |   18729 Fir Island Road, Mount Vernon WA 98273   |   (888) 350-9463
After a day in the tulips come enjoy this uplifting concert that features excellent choirs of all ages and the joyful sounds of the Bethalny Bells. Free admission and refreshments following the program.

Saturday April 12, 7:00 pm  |   1318 S 18th St., Bethany Covenant Church, Mount Vernon WA 98274   |   (360) 424-9399
Specializing in trips and tours throughout the NW and BC, locally owned and operated RWB offers a variety of 4, 6, and 8-hour tours of Skagit Valley and beyond. For more information, visit our website or call to reserve your seats!

Box 190, Bow WA 98232   |   (360) 766-7109


15867 Beaver Marsh Rd , Mount Vernon WA 98273   |   (360) 424-8531
Delightful country scratch bakery and gift shop. Famous for 5-lb apple pies, cider donuts and rustic pastries made from apples grown in our orchard. Come for a fabulous homegrown lunch and best pies in the valley (featured in Sunset magazine). Groups reserve please.

April hours: Thurs-Sat 9 am-3 pm  |   8933 Farm to Market Road, Bow WA 98232   |   (360) 766-6360
Sauk Mountain Pottery
Wood-fired stoneware and porcelain with celebrated tulip designs again in the small barn behind the blue and white Colonial-style house on Best Rd. Park out front and follow the footpath to the pottery. Find us on Facebook.

Open April 1-30, 10am-5pm daily  |   18772 Best Road, Mount Vernon WA 98273   |   (360) 610-6354
Schuh Farms
Located in the heart of tulips. 100-year-old barn on a berry/ pumpkin farm, seasonal treasures at “garage sale” prices. Kids’ playground; fresh field tulips for sale, some from our own ¼ acre of unusual varieties. Latte stand, hard ice cream and great milkshakes!

Daily 9 am-5 pm  |   15565 State Route 536, Mount Vernon WA 98273   |   (360) 424-6982
Over 125 stores featuring Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Burberry, Calvin Klein, Coach, DKNY, Guess, Kenneth Cole, Polo Ralph Lauren and more at savings of 25% to 65% every day. Gift Cards available on-site and on-line.

Mon-Sat 10am-9pm, Sun 10am-7pm  |   10600 Quil Ceda Blvd, Tulalip WA 98271   |   (360) 654-3000
Scenic helicopter tours depart from the Farmhouse Restaurant. in Mount Vernon on Saturday and Sunday, Moore Clark Deck in La Conner on Fridays. Tours are approximately 15 minutes and can be customized to fit your needs. Enjoy picturesque views of the tulips, Deception Pass and the amazing Skagit Valley!

Weekends in April  |   13724 La Conner Whitney Rd. (during festival only), Mount Vernon WA 98273   |   (206) 767-0515
Easy drive from the tulip fields, Silver Reef Hotel Casino Spa offers 101 Deluxe Guest Rooms and 4 Executive Suites in a AAA Three Diamond Rated hotel, 7 restaurants, meeting space, full service spa, gaming, live entertainment, bars, and more!

4876 Haxton Way, Ferndale WA 98248   |   (360) 383-0777
Three galleries of Skagit History including two rotating exhibit areas.

Open Mon – Sun 11 am-5 pm in April; May thru March 11 am - 5 pm Tues - Sun  |   501 S. 4th Street, La Conner WA 98257   |   360-466-3365
This is the place to come to partake in the finest Ales & Lagers in the Northwest. Our Pub offers a variety of BBQ items and wood-fired pizzas. Come and have some fun!

Daily 11 am  |   404 S 3rd, Mount Vernon WA 98273   |   360-336-2884
Skagit River Produce
A local foods and stuff shop, located in Conway, our goal is to spotlight locally produced goods. We know most of the farmers and producers personally and know they are respectful of our environment and community. Come see us!

19193 SR 534, Mount Vernon WA 98274   |   (360) 445-2211
Stock up for your adventure, featuring local organic produce, an award-winning Deli with hot entrees, espresso, salads, ice cream, juice, smoothies and plenty of picnic-ready ingredients. A sweet mercantile with lots of local crafts and gifts.

202 S First Street, Mount Vernon WA 98273   |   (360) 336-9777
Retail Garden Center with beautiful displays, greenhouses filled with annuals, hanging baskets and garden accessories. Gift Boutique "The Root Cellar" is filled with unique gifts, jewelry, home decor, Vera Bradley and so much more. The Garden Cafe is open daily serving deli and speciality sandwiches, salads and delicious desserts.

Open daily 9-6  |   18923 Peter Johnson Road, Mount Vernon WA 98273   |   (360) 424-6760
Ladies: looking for a place to belong that challenges you to embrace and celebrate who you are, while pushing you to become even stronger? SVRD is for you! Visit our website to learn more about this fast, fun, and challenging sport!

1645 S Walnut, Burlington WA 98233   |   (360) 399-6044
We strive to bring the freshest seafood to your table throughout the year. Owned and operated by local fishermen in our beautiful Skagit Valley. If seafood is on the menu tonight, visit our retail location for a full range of seafood delights.

Mon - Sat 10:30 am-6 pm  |   18042 Hwy 20, Burlington WA 98233   |   (360) 707-2722
A true farmer’s market in the heart of Skagit cropland. The GOOSE is committed to fresh, local and organic. Fresh fish and other seafood in live tank, flowers (including cut & potted tulips), immodest ice cream cones, local wines.

Open daily 8:30 am-6:30 pm  |   15170 Fir Island Rd, Mount Vernon WA 98273   |   (360) 445-6908
Experience the wonderful world of Alpacas. These beautiful animals will capture your heart. Shop the Bunkhouse Boutique "All Things Alpaca" for yarn, garments, gloves, scarves, and precious children's items. Its a unique one of a kind store in the Skagit Valley

Friday - Monday 11am-4pm; Tuesday - Thursday by appointment only.  |   19115 Dike Road, Mount Vernon WA 98273   |   (360) 840-3666   |   grw@alpacasofsouthforkfarms.com
Taylor Shellfish Farms
On scenic Samish Bay. Variety of fresh and frozen shellfish available. Retail store open 7 days a week. We ship! Picnic and BBQ area

Closed Easter, April 24. April-Sept 9 am-6 pm, Oct–March 9am-5pm.  |   2182 Chuckanut Dr, Bow WA 98232   |   (360) 766-6002
Bag a bargain at your favorite Name Brand Outlet Stores including Coach, Nike, Lululemon, Helly Hansen, Eddie Bauer, Nine West and more. Save 20%-60% everyday. I-5 Exit 229.

Mon-Sat 9:30 am-8:30 pm, Sun 10 am-7 pm  |   448 Fashion Way, Burlington WA 98233
Skagit Valley’s premier art supply and gift store, with the largest selection of art supplies, and more, north of Seattle. Explore all their nooks and crannies to find unusual gifts like retro games, kids crafts, books and just plain fun stuff.

M - Sat 9:30 am - 6:30 pm; Sun Noon - 4 pm  |   215 South First Street., Mount Vernon WA 98273   |   (360) 336-6131
Join a local guide for a stress free cycling adventure! Tours follow the best routes with stops at fields, festival events & viewing gardens. Reservations required. $80 individuals/$70 for groups of 4 or more; includes private lunch at local farm, snacks & drinks. Family tours also available.

Fri-Sun 9:30am-2:30pm  |   13391 Avon Allen Rd, Mount Vernon WA 98273   |   (360) 424-7461


15002 Bradshaw Rd , Mount Vernon WA 98273   |   (360) 424-8152
Free tastings! Stop by the Big Red Barn for award winning Wine and Hard Cider. Take a break and enjoy a glass on the deck or stroll through the art exhibit in the barn featuring 30 artists. Live music on weekends with food vendors.

10 am – 6 pm daily  |   16163 State Route 536, Mount Vernon WA 98273   |   (360) 428-6894
Also at 12559 116th Ave NE; Kirkland, WA 98034 (425)821-1444 Award winning tulip jewelry. Jewelry inspired by and made for the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. Pendants, earrings, pins and rings in different colors of gold plus sterling silver. Prices start at $29.95 and are available year round.

1126 S Burlington Blvd , Burlington WA 98233   |   (360) 707-5444
WSU Discovery Garden
Enjoy a stroll through the grounds of this wonderful garden showcasing plants that do well in the Pacific Northwest. Docents, who can answer your gardening questions, are available weekends during the festival.

Open Dawn-Dusk  |   16650 State Route 536, Mount Vernon WA 98273
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