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31st Annual Children’s Art Festival

Posted on July 6, 2015

  Saturday, July 18 This year’s 31st Annual Children’s Art Festival promises to be filled with quality local children’s entertainment and approximately 30 booths providing hands on arts and crafts! Concessions are available for purchase or you are welcome to … Continue reading

Single-lane morning closures on I-5 Skagit River Bridge this weekend

Posted on June 29, 2015

MOUNT VERNON – Drivers who plan on escaping the weekend heat by starting their trips early should plan for daytime single-lane closures on the Interstate 5 Skagit River Bridge Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28. The right lane of … Continue reading

She Bikes Skagit

Posted on June 25, 2015

  She Bikes Skagit The Mount Vernon Downtown Association, partnering with Bike/Walk Mount Vernon, will be offering group bike rides to destinations around the valley every other Wednesday throughout the summer, May through August. All rides will start at Riverfront Plaza in … Continue reading

City of Mount Vernon Road Closure Notice – Gates Street 6/23/2015 ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE

Posted on June 23, 2015

Gates Street (between Main and 1st Streets) June 23, 2015 Tuesday, June 23, 2015, between 5:30 am and 12:00 pm, the City’s Street Operations Division will be working on demolition of the former Teamsters building located at 420 W Gates … Continue reading

Riverwalk Summer Concert Series starting July 9th

Posted on June 23, 2015

MOUNT VERNON – Dust off your lawn chairs and your picnic gear and come to Historic Downtown Mount Vernon for some memorable summer evenings!  Imagine an informal crowd relaxing along the riverfront, listening and dancing to live music set against … Continue reading

Washington’s 440 mile Cascade Loop Scenic Highway is EV-Ready

Posted on June 17, 2015

Electric vehicle chargers make it easy to visit north central Washington destinations WENATCHEE – Gov. Jay Inslee today proclaimed the official start of electric vehicle tourism season at an electric vehicle gathering at Pybus Public Market in Wenatchee. With strategically … Continue reading

Geocaching Event This Weekend in Mount Vernon

Posted on June 17, 2015

This year’s event is expected to be much larger than last year. In 2014 we attracted 100+ people roaming the streets and storefronts of DTMV on a Friday night, and the sign up is already exceeding last year’s event. The … Continue reading

Fly Day Fly-by for Berry Dairy Days

Posted on June 17, 2015

A flight of four North American T-6’s fly by at a Heritage Flight Museum fly day. Burlington, WA – The Heritage Flight Museum is pleased to be kicking off the start of the Berry Dairy Days parade with a fly … Continue reading

Girls’ Weekend Getaway Friday & Saturday, June 26-27, 2015 Run, Shop, Paint, Sip, Dine

Posted on June 15, 2015

The Mount Vernon Downtown Association is pleased to present Girls’ Weekend Getaway, Friday & Saturday, June 26-27, 2015. Special events include “Run Like A Girl, sponsored by Skagit Running Company, “Welcome To Me” at the Lincoln Theatre, “Chocolate Tasting 101” … Continue reading

Dirt Cup 44 at Skagit Speedway

Posted on June 8, 2015

6/25, 6/26, & 6/27 – Dirt Cup 44 at Skagit Speedway. For the first time ever, the 44th annual Jim Raper Memorial Dirt Cup presented by Jack in the Box is sanctioned with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour! Don’t miss … Continue reading



October 15th, 2018

Kid’s Activities October 26 5 – 7pm, Costume Carnival – Jefferson Elementary Show off your best costume at this Dr. Seuss-inspired Halloween carnival. There will be games, yummy treats from Sugar & Spice Mini Donuts, a cakewalk, a book fair … Continue reading

September 21st, 2018

Crunchy orange leaves, warm sweaters, pumpkin spice latte and the perfect balance between cold morning and warm afternoons mark the start of fall in Mount Vernon. Autumn offers visitors the chance to dive deep into Mount Vernon’s rich history of … Continue reading

August 24th, 2018

Labor Day means summer is coming to a close. The extended weekend is your last chance to take advantage of the warm weather before the leaves change color and the kids are sent back to school. Looking to make the … Continue reading

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