La Conner's docks, bait shops, galleries and museums embody the classic sights and sounds of a late 19th-century fishing port. Many historic buildings remain intact, including a log cabin built in 1869 by Magnus Anderson, one of the area's first settlers. More than 160 local buildings are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
La Conner is in western Skagit County, facing Fidalgo Island across Swinomish Channel.
The area surrounding La Conner is rich in tulips, thus the town has an annual Tulip Festival, held each April.
Art Events in Washington Caravan Gallery | Kevin Paul Carvings | Legends Art Gallery |
Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns Ridgeway Farm Bed and Breakfast | Skagit Bay Hideaway Bed & Breakfast | The Heron in La Conner | The Rainbow Inn B&B |
History Gaches Mansion | Skagit County Historical Museum | Swinomish Indian Tribal Community |
Health Resorts and Spas Beach Spa |
Transportation Viking Cruises |
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09/19 Coming to The area
Seattle Japanese Cultural Festival Seattle WA April26-28 The festival features Japanese exhibits, performances, and demonstrations. Held at the Seattle Center in the Fisher Pavilion. The annual festival began in 1976 with a gift of 1,000 cherry trees to the city of Seattle from the Japanese government to celebrate the U.S. Bicentennial.
Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival Hoquiam WA April26-28 Witness the migrating shorebirds at Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge and other birding hotspots in Grays Harbor County.
Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest Leavenworth WA May16-19 Learn about the wide variety of migratory birds that come here for a brief, but important part of their year: the breeding season. Hear the songs sung only during the breeding season.
Northwest Folklife Festival Seattle WA May24-27 Music and dance performances, visual arts, folklore exhibits, hands-on children's activities, workshops, crafts, food, demonstrations, and more!
Berry Dairy Days Burlington WA June13-16 Fresh local strawberry shortcake, spectacular fireworks show, fabulous parades, Kiwanis Salmon BBQ, entertainment stage with live music, nostalgic Berry Cool Car Show.
Bellevue Strawberry Festival Bellevue WA June22-23 Entertainment, an auto show, vendors, food, and family fun are all highly visible parts of the festivities.