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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 Classic 2015 – Boat and Car Show

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 …

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La Conner Live

April 14th, 2015 by

“Gilkey Square”
La Conner, WA

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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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Tulip Festival 2015 Activities For Kids

March 9th, 2015 by

Guest Post By Stephanie Lynn of Skagit Kid Insider Should I bring my kids to the Tulip Festival?  Would they be bored?  What could we do as a family?  Those are great questions, and I think I can help!  With a …

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Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 2015 – Blooms Are Early!

March 3rd, 2015 by

La Conner is ready for your Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 2015 visit. Not only because all sorts of tulip festival events, art exhibits and happenings (including the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 2015 Parade), but also because this March is the first official La Conner Daffodil Festival.

Hello warm weather! The Daffodils started blooming early, and we are expecting the tulips to be at their peak during the Daffodil Festival and into the first two weeks of April!

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March 2015 Events – Happenings- La Conner Daffodil Festival!

March 1st, 2015 by

Are you planning a short getaway and looking for things to do? The valley has experienced a very mild winter and the daffodils are in full bloom! La Conner’s inaugural Daffodil Festival is full of activities and a photography contest…When you visit La Conner in March, there are LOTS of things to do!

Imagine Spring in La Conner event cards are available at a variety of La Conner merchants as well as the Visitor Center – located at 511 Morris St.

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Skagit Valley Tulip Festival – La Conner’s Not-So-Impromptu Parade

February 15th, 2015 by

One of the reasons so many people love La Conner is that we have events like the annual the Not-So-Impromptu Tulip Parade! You’ll see the wacky side of La Conner – the funny and whimsical side of folks who live here, visit here, and just plain want a place to have a whole bunch of fun celebrating all things Tulip and all things Spring.

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Kiwaffodil Celebration – La Conner Daffodil Festival 2015

February 10th, 2015 by

The Kiwaffodil Celebration Hosted By The La Conner Kiwanis- March 21st The La Conner Kiwanis will be celebrating their 100th Anniversary with the introduction of the 1st annual event during the La Conner Daffodil Festival – The Kiwaffodil!  Art, Live Music, Silent Auction, …

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The Dandy Daffodil Tweed Ride – La Conner Daffodil Festival 2015

February 4th, 2015 by

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 …

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February 2015 Events & Happenings

February 2nd, 2015 by

It may say winter on your calendar but it has been spring-like in La Conner! Plan your mid-winter getaway with our February 2015 Events and Happenings. Whether for a fun day trip or a romantic overnight excursion – La Conner …

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

January 30th, 2015 by

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, we’re offering a family day of fun with activities all …

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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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