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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.

Lighted Boat Parade – La Conner 2015

November 16th, 2015 by

“Christmas in the Islands” WHERE: La Conner, Washington, for Swinomish Yacht Club’s decades-old annual Lighted Boat Parade (12/12/2015; approx. 6:00; free) WHY: Stunning, hand-decorated yachts and boats illuminate the Salish Sea waters of the Swinomish channel for a waterborne parade …

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Jingle “Belles” – Ladies Night Specials on December 10th!

November 10th, 2015 by

Plan a shopping getaway to La Conner on December 10th from 5-7pm. Picture yourself strolling down the boardwalk along the Salish Sea with Holiday lights sparkling on trees and boats! The beautiful window displays of boutiques, galleries and museums inviting you in. Each boutique will be offering you an in-house promotion and the Visitor Information Center will be providing a free shopping tote as your first gift!

Complimentary snacks and wine tasting are available along the way to fuel your power shopping! After 7:00 many fine dining options await you….and all within walking distance of the boutiques and galleries!

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Holiday Roadtrip 2015 – The Snowgeese and Holidays are Here!

November 3rd, 2015 by

We, and the Snowgeese, welcome you to La Conner during this holiday season!  Stroll the new boardwalk, take in the museums and galleries, enjoy fine dining and kick your holiday shopping into gear.  We have a great line up of …

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Art’s Alive! 2015 – 31st Annual Art Festival!

October 20th, 2015 by

Art’s Alive! 2015, hosted by the La Conner Arts Commission, regional and local artists, along with Featured Artist – Gary Giovane, will be in the Invitational Exhibition and Open Show at the Artists Reception on Friday, November 6 at 5-9 …

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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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