The Festival is gearing up for the 50th anniversary celebration August 5, 6 and 7.
The downtown streets will be filled with 250 outstanding juried Booth Artisans, Music on multiple stages, Culinary Art and beer garden featuring ethnic and regional tastes, and a creative Youth Area.
The north end of the Festival features Arts at the Port fine art exhibition showcasing work by artists spanning 50 years of the Festival’s Permanent Collection. Experience Art with demonstrating artists and a new Gorilla/Guerrilla Open Art area round out the north Commercial Festival events.
For more information about the Arts Festival visit their website at: Anacortes Arts Festival
Relay For Life of Anacortes celebrates its 10th anniversary this year.
It is a community gathering where everyone can participate in the fight against cancer. Teams of people camp out at the high school and take turns walking/running around the track. Each team is asked to have a representative on the track at all times during the event – because cancer never sleeps. Relay For Life is an overnight event, this year lasting a total of 18 hours. Continue reading
We’re Open! Find us every Saturday,
May 14 – Oct 15, 9am – 2pm at 7th Street & R Avenue
Yummy Vegetables, Flowers and Fruit
The Anacortes Farmers Market season is officially in full swing! Find the freshest produce in town as well as delectible edibles, incredible local art and handcrafted items. Come hungry for breakfast, coffee, lunch in our outdoor market cafe.
“Ride Your Bike to the Market Day” This Saturday, 11th
Whatever way you get to the market, we’re always glad you came. This weekend, though, we’re getting out our bikes and hoping you will, too, our 1st ever “. If a bicycle ride pleases you, we will have a very special parade from Causeland Park to the Farmers Market at 10:30. Prizes will be given for the “Best Decorated Bike” and “Best Decorated Helmet”. We’ll stir up a grand ole time at the market this week.
7thAnnual City of Anacortes
Bark in the Park
BARK in the PARK Dog Festival
Saturday, June 11,2011 10a-3p
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Yes, Money really does Grow on Trees!
This turnkey Farm is on approximately 9 acres, minutes from Oak Harbor on Whidbey Island. An excellent home based business with enormous income potential. Everything has been done, just move in and start farming. Farm includes 5000+ Blueberry bushes, small orchard & other yummy berry bushes.
The stunning 3BR/3BA Northwest style Contemporary home is in a secluded setting. The owners have spared no expense on this amazing home. Some of the features include: Continue reading
Crewed Sailing Charter in the San Juan Islands.
Check out their website.
Island Passages Sailing
Gourmet meals and wonderful adventures await you on this beautiful sailing yacht. Jon can teach you how to sail or just relax and let him do the work. Brenda is a great cook, ask her to make her yummy Pear Tart.
Opening Day Boat Parade!
May 07, 2011
Saturday, May 7 the Swinomish Yacht Club will host the annual Opening Day Boat Parade on the Swinomish Channel. This year’s theme is “Hola Mexico”
Parade starts at 3:00 pm and all boaters are welcome and encouraged to participate in the annual boat parade, celebrating the beginning of the boating season
Guemes Island Ferry will be out of service
March 28 to May 22, 2011
SKAGIT COUNTY – The Guemes Island Ferry will be out of service from approximately March 28 to May 22, 2011 during the Ferry Dock Rehabilitation Project construction period.
The ferry docks at both Anacortes and Guemes Island are in need of girder replacement due to significant corrosion, cracking, and spalling from years of salt water exposure. The main construction for the Dock Rehabilitation Project is expected to take 8-10 weeks to complete. Construction crews have already begun work at the Guemes Island terminal driving pile for the temporary shoring, and the temporary floats for pedestrian access; however, ferry ridership will not be affected until March 28, 2011. Continue reading
The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival….
…is one of the destination events for the Pacific Northwest, held each year from April 1-30.
Every spring hundreds of thousands of people come to enjoy the celebration of spring as millions of tulips burst into bloom. As with all things governed by Mother Nature, the tulips bloom according to their own schedule sometime during the festival. The tulips allow us to share our corner of the world and help us to showcase Skagit Valley agriculture.
To visit the Tulip festival website, go to the Anacortes links to the right of this page