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Every community has a personality all its own – La Conner is no different. We’re awfully small, we’re often quirky, we’re committed to our art and our water and our history and our landscape, and our community is full of smart and hardworking people who all help make this little town a very special place to live … and visit! We hope you enjoy our blog.

Boneshaker Metric 2015 – 4th Annual Fall Bike Fest!

September 7th, 2015 by

Come join our crowd of creepy creatures for a fun and spooky Halloween gathering at the Boneshaker Metric 2015. You’ll enjoy views of the countryside and hypnotic Cascade Mountains as you tour the boo-tiful Skagit Valley. The mass start will …

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La Conner Beer Festival – Brew on the Slough 2015

September 2nd, 2015 by

La Conner is the kind of town where you can walk from the old-time tavern to the cool restaurant featuring live music to top reviewed foodie spots and then to our very own brewery all in two blocks. You can choose to walk the sidewalk or the boardwalk with Salish Sea waters softly rolling over the shoreline rocks below.
What better place for a beer festival! La Conner Beer Festival – Brew on the Slough 2015 is happening on Saturday, October 17th!

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Washington State Fall Getaway 2015 – Celebrate Autumn in La Conner!

September 2nd, 2015 by

Kick off your Washington State Fall Getaway 2015 with a road trip to La Conner, just 60 miles North of Seattle and 60 miles South of the Canada/US border. Stroll the village on our new boardwalk and enjoy our museums, art galleries, restaurants, and wildlife along the Salish Sea waters.

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Picture Summer in La Conner Coloring Contest

July 3rd, 2015 by

PRIZE(s): A prize package filled with great stuff will be awarded for each age group & your winning art will be displayed on the website: • Age Group 3-6 • Age group 7 – 11 RULES: Eligibility – Participating …

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Picture Summer in La Conner!

July 3rd, 2015 by

Celebrate the rest of summer and enjoy Washington State’s favorite weekend getaway by taking a walk on the new Channel Boardwalk, visit our museums, retail shops, art galleries and restaurants. Spend a day or a weekend, we are here to …

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Old Fashion 4th of July in La Conner – 2015

June 18th, 2015 by

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 …

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La Conner Marina – Gateway to San Juan Islands Wildlife Viewing

June 1st, 2015 by

Whether you’re a seasoned Northwest boater, or planning to charter a boat for a summer vacation, La Conner and the surrounding waters of the San Juan Islands provide an awesome opportunity for wildlife viewing. The best viewing times are from …

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2015 Best Tiny Town Washington State – La Conner!

May 27th, 2015 by

La Conner is voted again the Best Tiny Town Washington State – 2015!  La Conner also took the Best Tiny Town Washington State award in 2010, 2012, and 2013.  We could talk forever on why WE think we are the …

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Waterside La Conner on the Boardwalk

May 13th, 2015 by

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 …

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THANK YOU to our Flower Basket Sponsors!

May 8th, 2015 by

The annual tradition of lining First & Morris Streets with beautiful flower baskets has begun!
Listed are the wonderful individuals and merchants that sponsored the 2015 La Conner town baskets.

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Spaghetti Sauce “Taste Off” & Silent Auction!

April 28th, 2015 by

Please join the chamber May 21st at Maple Hall for our annual Spaghetti Dinner & Silent Auction fundraiser (Proceeds benefit our town flower baskets!)
Vote for your favorite sauce and enjoy a full plate spaghetti dinner. Beer, Wine and desserts will be available for an extra fee.
Tickets are available at the visitor center, please call (360) 466-4778 or email Heather at

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Daffodil Festival 2015 Photo Contest Winners Selected!

April 27th, 2015 by

The La Conner Daffodil Festival 2015 Photo Contest Winner is…….. Pamela Headridge “Flight & Flowers”! Honorable Mentions Go To: 2nd Place – Doris Conley “By the Dawn’s Early Light” 3rd Place – Suzanne Rothmeyer “Flight of the Daffodil Sprite” Thank …

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La Conner Classic 2015 – Boat and Car Show, This Saturday!

April 15th, 2015 by

Bring your entire family to La Conner on August 1st 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 trip to the La Conner Classic 2015!

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La Conner Daffodil Festival Photo Contest – VOTE!

March 31st, 2015 by

People’s Choice Award – Now Is Your Time To Vote – 2015 The daffodils were early, beautiful and photogenic this year!  Thank you to all who submitted your photos.  It was NOT an easy job to narrow it down to the …

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Keep La Conner Beautiful!

March 11th, 2015 by

Part of what draws visitors to our community during the spring and summer months is the beauty of the flowers that are grown locally.

Last year we instituted a Sponsorship program and it was a huge success! Our goal is to fund 52 baskets plus the cost of daily watering. We are asking that businesses, residents and community supporters pitch in again this year and sponsor a basket. For only $75.00 you can help keep town looking beautiful throughout the season.

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