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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.

La Conner Daffodil Festival 2015 – Plan Your Trip!

January 26th, 2015 by

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 we are changing the March La Conner’s Unofficial Daffodil Festival … to the La Conner Daffodil Festival. Why not make it official? It’s just so beautiful in March with the Daffodils blooming and there are so many fun events and exhibits in La Conner during the month of March. Join us this year!

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La Conner Camping In Style!

January 15th, 2015 by

Monica Bennett knows all about La Conner camping in style after her recent trip which she blogged about – A Very Happy New Year. Monica and family have a history with La Conner as they moored their boat at the La …

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Celebrate Native American Artists – The Gathering

January 8th, 2015 by

The Gathering is the 16th Annual Celebration of Native American Artist. Don’t miss The Gathering on January 17th, 11-8pm at the Skagit County Historical Museum.

Don’t miss the special evening reception which will be held from 5:30pm-8pm celebrating the book “Indians of Skagit County” originally published in 1972, this book was written by Chief Martin Samson.

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Birdwatching Getaway 2015 – Snow Goose Reserve

January 6th, 2015 by

Snowgeese create magnificent sculptures in the sky, while the trumpeter swans graze throughout the Skagit farmland and the bald eagles are perched high above keeping an eye on everything. Visit La Conner and witness the beauty but don’t forget your camera, binoculars and a warm coat.

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January 2015 Events & Happenings

December 31st, 2014 by

The holidays are over and it’s time to sit back and relax a little bit. Plan your La Conner Getaway with our January 2015 Events and Happenings. After all, you’ve probably been rushing around since before Thanksgiving!

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Holiday “After Hours” Shopping in La Conner

December 1st, 2014 by

Join us Thursday December 11th until 8pm for “After Hours” Holiday Shopping.
Stroll along the quaint streets of La Conner and enjoy a “stress free” shopping environment.

The Visitor Information Center will also be open; stop by for refreshments and pick up a Map, Visitor Guide and Holiday Passport Contest Entry Form.
Shop Local this Holiday Season!

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La Conner Turkey Trot 2014 – Come Earn Your Dinner!

November 12th, 2014 by

A favorite event among locals – and Thanksgiving holiday visitors alike – is our 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 little bit more over all the wonderful foods served for Thanksgiving dinner. We think this event is a brilliant idea – and so do our racers!

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Holiday Getaway 2014

November 11th, 2014 by

Plan your holiday getaway 2014 with a visit to La Conner. You will love the holidays in La Conner! La Conner has time and again been voted best tiny town in Washington. Let La Conner take you back to a time without stop lights and traffic, without crowds and busy parking lots. Our tiny little town becomes a pretty magical place during the holidays with the street lamps lit up, the lighted boats on the channel, and the beautiful tree at the center of our tiny town.

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November 2014 Events – A Harvest of Friends and Fun

November 5th, 2014 by

Kick off your November getaway with a tank trip to La Conner, just 60 miles North of Seattle and 60 miles South of the Canada/US border. Stroll the village and enjoy our museums, art galleries, restaurants, and kick your holiday shopping into gear. The beautiful snow geese and swans have started to arrive in the farmlands surrounding La Conner, so come and spend the day or a weekend!

Here’s a list of events and happenings going on in La Conner in November! – our list grows by the day, so be sure to also check out our monthly Event Calendar for the most up-to-date information. You can also pick up our “Love La Conner This Holiday Season” event card at local businesses and the Visitor Information Center.

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Louisa & Conner’s Holiday Passport Contest 2014!

November 4th, 2014 by

Louisa and Conner are La Conner’s Holiday helpers!

These two love to play hide and seek, and La Conner is their playground. Help me find them and you could win!

The Holiday Passport Contest 2014 begins on November 25th and runs for 4 weeks. Celebrate the Holidays in La Conner!

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