Spring Season

Spring in Mount Vernon includes bird watching, Historic Downtown, Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, biking and the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival Street Fair welcome you to experience adventure here in Mount Vernon. On the eastern edge of the county along a magnificent stretch of highway are the North Cascade Mountains where you can view eagles on the Skagit River or take a hike on 50 miles of trails. Check out our list of activities for each season!


Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 

30 Days of April With the generous support of our sponsors, we are pleased to offer “30 Days of April.” Here’s how it works: each day during our Festival, we will feature an item that a visitor can win from our Festival office at 311 W. Kincaid St, Mount Vernon. We will pick a random number each day and the corresponding visitor will win the prize. Prizes, sponsors and the day’s lucky number will be posted at www.tulipfestival.org as well as www.Facebook




Skagit Chili & Chowder Cook-Off

Enter your favorite recipe or come and enjoy others! This is the third annual Skagit Chili & Chowder Cook-off where you choose the winner.

$15 gets you six samples and a vote (a large portion of your favorite)

$25 to compete – professionals and amateurs are welcome.

Send your team name and check to PO Box 1007 Mount Vernon, WA 98273 or drop by the chamber office at 301 W Kincaid St.Mount Vernon, WA 98273.

Contact Jeremy Kindlund at jeremy@mountvernonchamber or (360) 428-8547 for more information.



Kiwanis Salmon Barbecue

Hillcrest Lodge, 1717 S 13th St Mount Vernon, WA 98274 April 6 – 28, 11am – 7pm Daily www.kiwanisbbq.com: For 15+ group reservations, call either (360) 428-7028 or (360) 708-5550 Wild Salmon barbecued over Alder, with baked potato, slaw, garlic bread, & ice cream. Two serving sizes ONLY $12 or $15. Heated Lodge. (I-5 Exit 225 or 226, head east and follow signs.) (360) 428- 7028 for groups only. Help us “serve the children of the world.”

Mount Vernon Downtown Association

Downtown Mount Vernon Street Fair

Annual Tulip Festival Street Fair, presented by the Mount Vernon Downtown Association. 100s of juried arts & crafts vendors including photography, jewelry, clothing, gourmet food stuffs, unique gifts, delicious food court offerings, live entertainment, and fun for the whole family.

S. First Street Mount Vernon, WA 98273 (360) 336-3801 April 19-21, 2019. Fri & Sat 10 am-6 pm, Sun 10 am-5 pm www.mountvernondowntown.org www.facebook.com/tulipfestivalstreetfai



Tulip Run 

Be a part of Skagit Valley Tulip Festival’s premier running event. This scenic 2 or 5 mile course is flat and fast on gravel packed trails. It’s an experience the whole family will enjoy. Free to 10 and under (to encourage you) and free to 70 and older (you deserve it!). Otherwise, $20 or $30 w/shirt. Info and register on-line

Annual Skagit Regional Airport Burlington, WA 98233 (207) 610-0532 April 6, 9:30 am start www.tuliprun.com Join us.






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Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce