*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. It’s just so beautiful in March with the Daffodils blooming and there are so many fun events and exhibits in La Conner during March. If you can’t make it to Skagit Valley Tulip Festival in April, skip the crowds and join us in March this year for the La Conner Daffodil Festival 2017!
To get you started, check out the Daffodil Bloom Map! The Daffodil Bloom Map will be updated daily to show you which fields are blooming.
La Conner Daffodil Festival 2017 Events
- La Conner Smelt Derby Family Festival hosted by the La Conner Rotary Club
- Annual Smelt Run
- La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum’s Annual “FiberFest”
Skagit County Historical Museum presents
“Stage Door Canteen Dinner Dance”
Celebrate in WWII style, Costumes encouraged!
6pm – 9:30pm
($75.00 per person / $50.00 per person for Historical Society Members)
*Entertainment featuring Dina Blade and “Swingin’ in the Rain”
*Catering provided by La Conner Seafood & Prime Rib
The 3rd Annual Dandy Daffodil Tweed Ride – March 18th
Join us in La Conner among the daffodil fields for a dashing bicycle ride with a bit of style. It’s a perfect place to be planted and a beautiful place to bloom. Tally-ho! What is a tweed ride you may wonder! A tweed ride is a return to a bygone era in England when families would dress in their best clothing, assemble a picnic lunch, get on the train with their bicycles and go out to the countryside. Riding their bicycles home.What would be better than a group ride among fields of daffodils in which the cyclists dress in classic tweed or any smart looking outfit. Any effort made to recreate the spirit of yesteryear is also always appreciated. Any and all bicycles are acceptable on the Tweed Ride. Its a smashing way to throw a party for all our cycling friends to celebrate the arrival of Spring.
Riders should expect a scenic route enjoyed at a slow pace, stops along the way with exceptionally evocative atmospheres, and plenty of time to socialize with other well-dressed, convivial cyclists. Please visit The Dandy Daffodil website for registration, route and itinerary. The itinerary includes the after-party at Hellmas Vineyard!
La Conner Daffodil Festival 2017 Photo Contest
Photographers get ready for the La Conner Daffodil Festival 2017 Photo Contest! All you have to do to be entered to win is take your photos during the 2017 La Conner Daffodil Festival and then post to Facebook or Instagram with hashtag #laconnerdaffodils. We will then choose the top 10 photos and have the public vote on the winning photograph! The winner will receive a cash prize of $100 and be crowned the 2017 La Conner Daffodil Festival Official Photo. The photograph will also be used for publicity for the 2018 Daffodil Festival.
Rakan Alduaij was chosen as the winner of the 2017 Daffodil festival photo contest. “Rays of Radiance” is the Official Photo for the 2017 La Conner Daffodil Festival.
Posters are available for purchase at the La Conner Visitor Center, at just $10.00 what a great souvenir of your visit to our amazing “Tiny Town”!
Plan Your La Conner Daffodil Festival 2017 Trip!
Because there is so much to see and do during the Daffodil Tulip Festival, we recommend that you plan ahead and make reservations at one of La Conner’s lodging establishments. You’ll be centrally located and within a few minutes of all of the daffodil fields and display gardens, plus you’ll be able to enjoy a visit to our waterfront village, shop in our many specialty stores and dine at one of our amazing restaurants.
There are not many valleys quite as beautiful as the Skagit Valley – and there certainly are even fewer valleys as gorgeous as ours is when the sun is out, the fields are ablaze with color and snow-covered Mount Baker offers a perfect backdrop. Come visit us – we promise that you’ll absolutely love La Conner in March!
Call or stop by the La Conner Visitor’s Center where you’ll find lots of information – including brochures and maps. 413 Morris St. in La Conner; 360/466-4778. E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Plan Your Return Visit
P.S. … While it’s always fun to visit La Conner during the spring months – there are tons of reasons to come back again and again – all year round! Take a look at our Visit La Conner on a Return Trip page to learn more about what’s fun and engaging during each of our four seasons.