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Mount Vernon Annual Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting & Free Holiday Movie

Come to historic downtown First Street for Mount Vernon’s Annual Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting, Sunday, December 8, starting at 5 pm. This year herald’s the exciting debut of the MVDA’s Building Vibrance campaign, with 38 trees illuminated throughout the downtown core and in Pine Square, in addition to our beautiful City of Mount Vernon tree in Pine Square. Come see our downtown sparkle!

This year’s Holiday Parade Grand Marshal is Kate Bennet, retiring this year as director of Leadership Skagit since 2008. Bennet has worked with over 300 people in Skagit county, helping them develop leadership skills over a nine-month program designed to help foster leadership in Skagit county. The MVDA celebrates Bennet’s incredible work and dedication to our community!

The Tree Lighting Ceremony and kids’ visits with Santa, hosted by Calm Water Massage, in Pine Square. For more information, contact the Mount Vernon Downtown Association at (360) 336-3801 or

Free Holiday Movie: Jack Frost

Co-Sponsored by: City of Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon Downtown Association, Ken’s Hairstyling, and the Lincoln Theatre, 3:30 pm

Community members are invited to a FREE holiday movie, Jack Frost, at the Lincoln Theatre, Sunday, December 8, at 3:00 pm. First come, first served seating. For more information contact Mount Vernon Parks & Recreation at (360) 336-6215.

The Mount Vernon Downtown Association is an accredited Main Street America community that works to promote a vibrant and prosperous downtown through celebrating its historic character.

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