Every community has a personality all its own – La Conner is no different. We’re quite small, we’re often quirky, we’re committed to our art and our water and our history and our landscape, and our community is full of smart and hardworking people who all help make this little town a very special place to live … and visit! We hope you enjoy our Channel Chatter Blog!

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Snow Geese Have Arrived to the Farmlands Surrounding La Conner

You know winter is almost here when the farm fields surrounding La Conner turn white - with Snow Geese and Trumpeter Swans. The birds annually migrate southward by the tens of thousands from nesting grounds in Siberia and Alaska. The Skagit Valley is one of their major wintering grounds, with more than 50,000 birds typically stopping over between as early as October and the La Conner Daffodil Festival in March. 
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Sugar and Spice Makes La Conner So Nice

We love holidays in La Conner! It’s chilly out and time for warm clothes, gloves, and hats, the water is beautiful with colorful reflected lights, and our tiny little town becomes a pretty magical place. There are lots of fun things to do in La Conner during the holidays – check out our online calendar for a month’s worth of holiday fun and holiday getaway ideas! And check back often, as many events and festivities are added as we get closer to December … you might find something that is a perfect fit for your visit to La Conner.

La Conner Turkey Trot 2019

A favorite event among locals – and Thanksgiving holiday visitors alike – is the annual La Conner Turkey Trot. The Turkey Trot is a hometown run on Thanksgiving morning in the beautiful waterfront town of La Conner, Washington. What could be better than going for a run or walk first thing on Thanksgiving morning so that you can justify indulging a little bit more of the wonderful foods served for Thanksgiving dinner? We think this event is a brilliant idea – and so do our racers!
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Welcome Canadian Neighbors!

A grassroots campaign has come together in La Conner to offer a discount to Canadian visitors this fall.  "We love our Canadian visitors and recognize how the fluctuation in the dollar can impact their travel plans over the border," said the La Conner Chamber of Commerce director Heather Carter. 

Harvest Time in the Valley!

It's Harvest Time in and around La Conner!  Did you know that over 90 different crops grow in Skagit Valley including barley and hops!? You can meet your "beer farmer" right here in La Conner at the Hedlin's Family Farm AND attend our very own beer festival - Brew on the Slough! 
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Skagit County Historical Museum Features Two New Exhibits!

The Smithsonian’s Hometown Teams traveling exhibition examines the many roles that sports play in American society. Hometown sports are more than just games—they shape our lives and unite us and celebrate who we are as Americans. Visit this exhibit and Hometown Skagit: How Sports Shape Our Community this fall!
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Brew on the Slough 2019 - 5th Annual!

Brew on the Slough 2019 is now in its' 5th year and is set for October 19th from 7-10 pm.  We invite you to La Conner and the Skagit Valley to taste some awesome beer, and also to experience the beauty of the Valley where our soils are rated in the top 2% in the world and the climate here is unique to North America. Because of this, barley for many of these beers are grown right here around La Conner. 
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La Conner Artist' Gallery - A Cooperative Spirit

Formerly That's Know All and founded in 2012, La Conner Artist Gallery is a cooperative art gallery of featuring many local artists.  You will find original artwork with wonderful price points for the perfect gift or addition to your home.  The featured artist for August is Jill West.
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Paddle to Lummi 2019 Arrives in La Conner

Coming through La Conner this month are canoes participating in "Paddle to Lummi" 2019, Sqweshenet Tse Schelangen "Honoring Our way of Life" July 24-28th. 
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Visit with a La Conner Local at the Visitor Info Center

The La Conner Visitor Information Center located at 413 Morris St. is open all year round and staffed with volunteers who live in La Conner.  In fact, one of our past mayors is a volunteer! Locals and visitors, we welcome you to come in and say hello!
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Bloom in La Conner

La Conner is blooming!  Over 50 flower baskets line Morris Street and 1st Street now through Labor Day.
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La Conner CLASSIC Boat and Car Show 2019 - A Huge Succes!

Continue reading for a list of this year's winners!
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Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 2019

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Welcome to La Conner and the 2019 Skagit Valley Tulip Festival!  Surrounded by the Salish Sea and farmland filled with tulip and daffodil bulbs, our waterfront town is ready for your visit.  La Conner's boardwalk, waterfront hotels, farm-to-table restaurants, boutiques and museums make it the perfect Tulip Festival vacation home base!
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54th Annual Smelt Derby Family Festival Feb. 23

Get out your fishing poles and lace up your running shoes. The La Conner Rotary Club’s 54th annual Smelt Derby Family Festival and Smelt Run are coming up on Saturday, Feb. 23 with something for everyone.
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Tillinghast Postal and Business Center - Your Holiday Shipping Experts

Tillinghast Postal and Business Center, now located at 521 Morris Street at the 4-way stop, are ready for your holiday shipping needs! The new location allows for quick and easy parking along with plenty of space to serve you this holiday season.  With several years of servicing the great folks in and around La Conner, Tillinghast Postal and Business Center has definitely hit their stride. 
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5th Annual Dandy Daffodil Tweed Ride

Join us in La Conner, among the daffodil fields of Skagit Valley, for a dashing bicycle ride with a bit of style - the 5th Annual Dandy Daffodil Tweed Ride! It's a perfect place to be planted and a beautiful place to bloom. Tally-ho!
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La Conner Daffodil Festival March 2019 - 5th Annual!

We have already started the #dailydaffreport with the daffodils making their first appearances! Now is a great time to book your La Conner Daffodil Festival accommodations and start planning your trip! The 2019 Festival is sponsored by the Swinomish Casino & Lodge
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Win a La Conner Getaway!

Take a selfie with our new ad at the Sea-Tac airport and enter to win! A winner will be drawn on Monday, April 8th. The prize is one night at the La Conner Channel Lodge, $50.00 gift card to Nell Thorn Restaurant, 2 - $25.00 gift cards to La Conner merchants (TBD), 2018 La Conner Daffodil Festival poster and more.

Live on the Wild Side at the Wild Iris Inn

Escape your To-Do-List at the Wild Iris Inn: Warm, romantic and intimate, the boutique inn offers a true retreat from modern life with luxury services and features such as a complimentary breakfast, free parking, charming guest rooms and famous cookie!

La Conner Birding Showcase 2019!

Join us for the 2nd annual La Conner Birding Showcase during the Skagit Valley Birds of Winter Experience!  Educational vendors and artists will be on display from 9:30am - 3pm.  We are excited to announce our keynote speaker, Dr. Kaeli Swift.
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Skagit County Historical Museum Celebrating 50 Years of Excellence!

The Skagit County Historical Museum serves as the official source for the understanding and enjoyment of Skagit County's unique cultural history. In doing so, the Museum fosters community identity, understanding, and pride; offers a sense of belonging; and acts as a forum for bringing individuals and communities together.
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Festival of Tiny Trees 2018

Join the La Conner Library Foundation for the Festival of Tiny…
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Sugar & Spice Makes La Conner So Nice - Holiday Happenings!

Historic, waterfront, tiny, and charming are all ingredients of the sugar and spice holiday recipe for fun in La Conner Washington during the 2018 Holiday Season. Galleries, boutique and restaurants all join the fun of spicing it up for the Holiday Season! Don’t miss the window displays, art shows and special holiday menus!
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Art's Alive 2018 - Celebrating 34 Years November 9-11!

Maple Hall will be featuring 14 invitational artists in various mediums along with an Open Show with 60 local artists showing and selling. Live demonstrations by artist and live music performances will be at Maple Hall and throughout town in 15 different locations on Morris St. and First and Second St.
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Jingle "Belles" 2018- A Ladies Night of Shopping

Jingle "Belles" is a Ladies Night of Shopping that will take place on November 16th, 4:30-7:30pm. This is your chance to get your girlfriends together, shop and be merry! Take advantage of special offers only for YOU.

2018 La Conner Turkey Trot

The 12th Annual La Conner Turkey Trot is a hometown run Thanksgiving morning in the beautiful waterfront town of La Conner, Washington. The La Conner Schools Booster Club hosts Turkey Trot with proceeds benefiting the La Conner Braves Track & Field Booster Club.
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MoNA Presents Surge 2018 Running Thru Jan 7th, 2019

Surge, an exhibition designed to draw attention to climate change and its impact on Northwest’s coastal communities, provides the forum for artists together with environmental researchers and educators to present the public with new perspectives on issues such as flooding, sea level rise and storm surge.

A Love Story - Earthenworks Gallery

The story of Earthenworks Gallery is a love story of sorts – starting with two Northwest-born teenagers who fell in love with art as they fell in love with each other. This is the story of Don and Cynthia Hoskins – who today own Earthenworks, one of the Northwest’s premier destination galleries in La Conner, Washington.

Purchase your tickets to Brew on the Slough! CHEERS

La Conner is the kind of water-front town where you can walk from the old-time tavern to the cool restaurant featuring live music to top reviewed foodie spots and then to our very own brewery all in two blocks. What better place for a beer festival! The 4th Annual Brew on the Slough is scheduled for October 20th, 2018.

Get to Know Katy's Inn!

Meet the owner of Katy's Inn!  Kimberly Good Rubenstein is a 5th generation Skagitonian. Born and raised in Skagit County, she graduated from La Conner High School and Washington State University earning a degree in Hotel and Restaurant management.

La Conner Live!

Looking for a wonderful way to spend a Sunday in La Conner?  La Conner Live is a non-profit that puts on a 15 week free outdoor summer concert series that plays every Sunday from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Come and experience quality music, food, and wine all under sunny skies on the Swinomish Channel!

Get to Know Nell Thorn

Today, Nell Thorn is undeniably one of the best restaurants north of Seattle or south of Vancouver, B.C. With fresh ingredients and a truly Northwest-inspired menu, Casey, Susan and their staff love finding new ways to bring foods and flavors together. They also love making sure that their customers have a terrific experience.
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Canoes to Land at Swinomish Starting July 23!

Beginning July 25th, the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community will host The Tribal Canoe Journey (TCJ). Swinomish will welcome over 100 family canoes, mostly from the Northwest, but also from as far away as Hawaii and New Zealand to the shores of its Reservation.
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MoNA Current Exhibitions - July thru September 2018

MoNA offers free admission and is open seven days a week to provide the most access to all members of our diverse community. MoNA enriches lives in our diverse community by fostering essential conversations and encouraging creativity through exhibitions and educational activities that explore the art of the Northwest.

La Conner Seafood & Prime Rib House

Voted best seafood restaurant in Skagit County several years running. Waterfront dining featuring fresh local ingredients. Banquet and catering services available.

MoNA Current Exhibitions - June 2018

MoNA offers free admission and is open seven days a week to provide the most access to all members of our diverse community.
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La Conner Classic Boat and Car Show 2018

The La Conner Classic Boat and Car Show presents an opportunity to share our American heritage with you and your family August 3rd - 4th, 2018. Whether your love is classic cars, show cars, classic yachts, or work boats, you’ll be surprised and delighted at this event.

Relaxing Getaway at the Heron Inn & Day Spa

Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway, family outing, organizational retreat or a commune with nature, as a guest at The Heron Inn & Day Spa, their inn is your inn. Visit and stay at The Heron Inn in La Conner, Washington and then — relax! They will take care of you.
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Know Your Beer Farmer

Today I had the opportunity to ride along with Dave Hedlin, third generation farmer, of Hedlin's Family Farm in La Conner, WA. Hedlin's Family Farm is located less than 10 miles from Skagit Valley Malting where the barley will be malted when harvested in late August.

Ice Cream, Live Music & Silent Auction for La Conner's Hanging Flower Baskets

Join us on Thursday June 14th from 5-7 to support the beautiful hanging flower baskets!
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It's May and Time for Opening Day at the La Conner Marina!

The La Conner Marina is a premier destination for recreational boaters, commercial fishers and marine-related businesses and manufacturers. Located within easy walking distance of charming downtown La Conner, the marina is a clean, service-oriented facility that tourists and La Conner residents alike enjoy visiting.
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Skagit River Poetry Festival 2018

Welcome to the 10th Biennial Skagit River Poetry Festival!
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La Conner Guitar Festival 2018 - May 11th - 13th

Come to La Conner for the La Conner Guitar Festival May 11th - 13th. It’s your opportunity to find the instrument of your dreams!
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Kickin' It on Kiket Island - The Kukutali Preserve

We started squabbling about pros and cons of different hikes in and around La Conner until Kiket Island came up. With only a less than 10 minute drive from downtown La Conner, and absolutely stunning views, it was a no-brainer!
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La Conner Daffodil Festival 2018 Photo Contest Finalist

Thank you to everyone who voted! Between Facebook and Instagram we had more than 2,200 votes. CONGRATULATIONS Mara Leite with the photo "Golden Hour" beautifully showcasing our #laconnerdaffodils and the Skagit Valley.
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La Conner Tulip Festival Tours

La Conner is located in the middle of the tulip fields which makes for an excellent destination to begin or end your La Conner tulip festival tours! We have partnered up with Road2Travel and Starline Luxury Coaches to offer you a variety of tours.
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Tulip Festival Events & Happenings in La Conner

We are ready for you to take-in the tulips for the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 2018 and enjoy happenings and events in and around La Conner. Welcome!

La Conner Channel Lodge & La Conner Country Inn

Both are just steps from shops, art galleries, museums and dining and between the two offer pet-friendly rooms, wine tasting, musical entertainment and a wide variety of package options.
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Fields of Gold and Rainbows - Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

With dark, cozy winters behind us comes the promise of spring and cheerful backdrops in La Conner and the Skagit Valley. Here in this beautiful area, you'll find fields of gold and rainbows of color.
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2018 Tulip Festival Parade in La Conner

If you come for the tulips in April, don't miss the Tulip Festival parade. The parade is a celebration for all ages, bringing together people from all over to watch and experience this truly unique, wacky parade!
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What is a Tweed Ride You Ask?

Typically the first question that arises when someone mentions a Tweed Ride is what is it and what does it mean? The short answer is that a Tweed Ride is a throwback to days-gone-by in England where family members would dress in their very best clothing for an outing.

Get Those Cameras Clicking for the Daffodil Festival Photo Contest

This March is a great opportunity to snap some amazing images of incredibly beautiful daffodil fields with sunsets, sunrises, winter birds, and people enjoying the view. 
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Get to Know The Ginger Grater, Olive Shoppe and Orange Rainbow Espresso

For the Ginger Grater, Olive Shoppe and Orange Rainbow Espresso, located in the destination community of La Conner, Washington, that ambiance is part of what makes these three stores perennial favorites with locals and visitors alike.
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The Grapes of Daff 2018

With daffodils blooming and spring in the air, the La Conner Daffodil Festival is a great spring destination for wine tasting! Join us on Saturday March 10th at Maple hall for the “Grapes of Daff”!

Pleasant Ridge Bed & Breakfast

The Pleasant Ridge Bed & Breakfast is a special place and just a stone’s throw away from friendly La Conner, Washington.
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February & March in La Conner - Events & Happenings 2018

Looking for a renewing day-trip or overnight excursion? La Conner is just the ticket for a getaway! We have lots of fun things to do and see – whether you’re in need of a romantic cozy fireplace and a warm drink, a little shopping, or a walk along our boardwalk inthe fresh/crisp air, we’re just the place.
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Get Ready For The Annual La Conner Smelt Run & Smelt Derby Festival

Fishing, running, pancakes and fish painting will all be part of the fun, with something for everyone at the 53rd Annual Smelt Derby Family Festival and Smelt Run!

La Conner Daffodil Festival 2018

As March approaches, the La Conner Daffodil Festival is an event that should not be missed. Imagine sprawling fields of cheerful and happy daffodils with majestic Mount Baker staged in the background.
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How Exciting! Fiber Fest 2018 is Almost Here

With so many wonderful products and artwork on hand this is an ideal opportunity to explore some of the most unique fiber, quilt and textile artwork found anywhere today.
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MoNA – A Pacific Northwest Museum Experience that is Second to None

Check out the inspirational exhibits that can be enjoyed when visiting The Museum of Northwest Art and La Conner this winter.
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The Joys and Perils of Bird Photography

What do you need for bird photography? Primarily, patience. While birds won’t complain that their portrait makes them look fat, they also won’t hang around and wait for you to get the lighting just right.

La Conner Weekly News Continues Award Winning Publishing Tradition

By buying the La Conner Weekly News last June, Ken Stern continues the legacy of a weekly newspaper being published continuously in La Conner since 1873.

The Amazing Birds Of Winter Experience

Skagit Valley and La Conner offer an authentic experience in many ways but nothing is perhaps more magical than the annual migration of birds into this inviting part of Washington State. In honor of these birds, we welcome you to the first La Conner Birding Showcase as part of the Birds of Winter Experience!

La Conner Comes Alive For the Holidays 2017

The holidays are truly a wonderful time of the year. This is especially the case when talking about La Conner and all that it has to offer. Explore our list of holiday events for the month of December!

A Trusted Local La Conner Business - Tillinghast Postal and Business Center

The La Conner Tillinghast Postal and Business Center offers incredible levels of convenience for those who live and work in the local area. No need to travel long distances in search of business related services.
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Set Sail For The Upcoming 2017 Annual Lighted Boat Parade

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Each year a wonderful nautical holiday event takes place in the friendly and welcoming community of La Conner Washington. This event is known as the Lighted Boat Parade and it happens this year (2017) on December 9th from 6 to 7 PM.

A Magical Night in La Conner – “Jingle Belles” A Ladies Night Of Shopping

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Just imagine strolling along the La Conner boardwalk with elegantly illuminated holiday lights twinkling and sparkling in a most nautical atmosphere. Boats and trees throughout much of La Conner will be brightly lit for the holiday season during this fun shopping adventure.

It’s Time To Get Excited About The Annual La Conner Turkey Trot

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The 11th annual La Conner Turkey Trot is a popular hometown run that will occur on this upcoming 2017 Thanksgiving morning in the remarkably beautiful waterfront town of La Conner.
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Get Your Gaming On with The Swinomish Casino & Lodge

Breathtaking views of the Padilla Bay, Swinomish Channel, San Juan Islands, and Mount Baker along with local artwork, luxury bedding, stylish hotel room furnishings and glass-enclosed showers will ensure your comfort and a pleasurable resort hotel stay while visiting La Conner.

Discover The Skagit County Historical Museum’s Feature Exhibit

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This intriguing exhibition explores a genuinely diverse and unique history of artists who were able to find their deepest and most personal creative inspiration in beautiful Skagit Valley.
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Get Ready For Great Tasting Brew – Get Ready For Brew On The Slough

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Mark your calendar for Saturday, October 21st because that’s when all the fun begins. The festivities start at 5pm and go until 8pm. Tickets on sale now!
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New Owner Brings Exciting Changes to Salon Rouge!

Visitors who have been coming to La Conner for years remember the charm of the Tillinghast Nursery and gift store at the entrance to La Conner – these days the original 1890’s structure has been transformed into a delightful grouping of businesses including Salon Rouge. The charm on the outside of the building is just the beginning, however.  Welcome to Salon Rouge where beauty comes from the inside out! 

Explore all that “MoNA” - The Museum of Northwest Art Makes Possible

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Three Upcoming MoNA Shows Open October 14th & Run Thru January 7th!

La Conner Country Inn

107 N. 2nd St | La Conner | 360-466-1500 | Book Online

Our charming Country Inn has spacious rooms, located right in the heart of town. Enjoy our complimentary continental breakfast, Wifi & parking. Several rooms are pet friendly must be reserved in advanced.

An Amazingly Creative Experience – Art’s Alive 2017

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For a truly unique experience and an exploration into a wide variety of creativity consider attending Art’s Alive in La Conner Washington this November 3rd 4th and 5th

Plan Your Fall Getaway 2017 to La Conner

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Come celebrate autumn with us in La Conner and discover why La Conner is voted year after year the “best weekend getaway Washington state“!

The Festival of Family Farms October 7th & 8th

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The fall season is really a special time of the year in the Pacific Northwest especially with one particularly unique event which highlights the beautiful farmlands surrounding La Conner and all around Skagit County.
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Attend The 20th Anniversary Celebration Of The Quilt Museum Oct 6th & 7th

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The Pacific Northwest has so much to offer in terms of art and culture. This is especially true when it comes to the PNW Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum in La Conner Washington!

La Conner Wedding - A Local Destination Wedding

We were considering a destination wedding in Mexico, when an all-local wedding idea popped in our heads.  Get married locally, serve food grown in the Valley, and support our town and local businesses.  Why fly to Mexico when we can keep our money in our community!
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Clayton James: Art and Archives

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MoNA celebrates the life and work of Clayton James (1918 - 2016), with an exhibition of art and photographs from the permanent collection and selections from archives recently donated to the museum.
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Picture Yourself in La Conner this Summer!

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Looking for a fun family getaway this summer? Look no further than La Conner, Washington located in the beautiful Skagit Valley. La Conner is a tiny waterfront town with no street lights, no speed limits over 25 mph, and lots of sights within walking distance from your hotel or B&B!

17th Annual La Conner Classic Saturday August 5th, 2017

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The La Conner Classic Boat and Car Show presents an opportunity to share our American heritage with you and your family on the first Saturday of August.
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La Conner Live! 2017 Concert Series

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Sunday’s beginning Memorial weekend through Labor Day weekend there will be free, live outdoor music from 1 to 4 pm in Gilkey Square.

Living the "SWEET" Life - Annual Fundraiser Supporting the Town Flower Baskets

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Join us Thursday June 1st from 5:30 - 7:30pm at Maple Hall in La Conner! This year the La Conner Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an Ice Cream Social, Dessert Auction and Silent Auction. Fun for the whole family - all are welcome... Thank you to all of our basket sponsors, the Town of La Conner, La Conner Public Works, Channel View Farms and Greggory Westover!

La Conner Daffodil Festival Photo Contest Is On!

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The finalists have been selected. Now it's your time to vote…

Listen to, Play, and Shop for the World's Finest Handmade Instruments at the La Conner Guitar Festival May 12-14

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Nestled on the bank of the Swinomish Channel at the edge of the idyllic farm lands of the Skagit Valley in the great state of Washington, the town of La Conner has been host to some of the world's famous artists, poets, and authors. With such a history steeped in the arts, we couldn't think of a better place to showcase the Art of Lutherie with some of the finest luthiers in the world.
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Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 2017

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The Display Gardens will be open until May 7th!!! Welcome to the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 2017! While last winter the tulips graced us early with their blooms, this colder winter means tulip blooms will be in peak bloom more toward the middle of April. The good news is the La Conner Daffodil Festival photo contest will be extended to April 14th and you may be viewing daffodil blooms instead of tulip blooms if you come early!
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This Saturday is the 2017 Dandy Daffodil Tweed Ride!

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Join us in La Conner, among the daffodil fields of Skagit Valley Washington, for a dashing bicycle ride with a bit of style. It's a perfect place to be planted and a beautiful place to bloom. Tally-ho!
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Spring Getaway 2017 - Imagine Spring in La Conner!

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When you visit La Conner in the spring, there is a variety of things to do for all ages; of course the blooms (both daffodil and tulip). The fun continues...kayaking, bike riding, visiting museums or strolling along the boardwalk. Good times - guaranteed! #LoveLaConner

La Conner Daffodil Festival 2017 Photo Tours

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La Conner is at the center of the Annual Daffodil Festival. As…

Stage Door Canteen Dinner Dance

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Join the Skagit County Historical Museum and the La Conner Daffodil Festival for a swinging good time! Come dance the night away to Dina Blade and Swingin’ in the Rain Jazz Band, a Northwest favorite that will get you up dancing and leave you wanting more! Dress the part! Get ready for an evening of infectious fun, spontaneity and a hint of red, white and blue... Tickets available to purchase on-line - February 11th.

Hikes, Dining and Must- Do Things for La Conner Daffodil Festival

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by Angela Strand of NW Healthy Mama Daffodils seem to smile,…

Experience a "Heart Warming Winter" in La Conner

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The holiday season is over but don't pout - this is "your" time! Relax and enjoy... Perhaps a renewing day-trip or overnight excursion to La Conner is just the ticket for a winter getaway in 2017. We have lots of fun things to do and see – whether you’re in need of a cozy fireplace and a warm drink, a little shopping for YOU this time, or a walk along our boardwalk in the fresh/crisp air, we’re just the place. Check out the upcoming events and activities in La Conner!
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Smelt Run is Back!

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Welcome to the historic waterfront village of La Conner, Washington. We encourage you to see what makes this area unique. We are known for our friendly people, diverse communities, cultural attractions including three museums & outdoor sculpture exhibits, locally owned boutiques & galleries, and an environment of mountains, farms, rivers, islands and the Salish Sea. Adventures from the relaxing to the exhilarating are yours, all in a setting of stunning natural beauty. Come visit and stroll the village! Let us show you why we truly are the heart of the Magic Skagit Valley and the finest waterfront village in Washington State. Run the Race and Stay the Weekend!

La Conner Daffodil Festival 2017

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UPDATE: PHOTO CONTEST EXTENDED TO APRIL 17th! You all have heard about the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival right? While the tulips are our most famous blooms, there’s nothing quite as wonderful as entire fields of bright, cheery daffodils against our Mt. Baker backdrop. It’s just so beautiful in March with the Daffodils blooming and there are so many fun events and exhibits in La Conner during March. If you can’t make it to Skagit Valley Tulip Festival in April, skip the crowds and join us in March this year for the La Conner Daffodil Festival 2017!

La Conner - Your Perfect Home Base for Birdwatching in Skagit Valley!

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La Conner Birdwatching - The perfect home base for bird-watching in the Skagit Valley. You have over 16,700 acres of Skagit Wildlife Area to bird-watch! Swans by the hundreds and snow geese by the tens of thousands, from their mating grounds in Alaska and Siberia, have arrived to spend the winter in wetlands and farm fields around La Conner and the Skagit Valley.

"Social" Studies... #LoveLaConner on Social Media

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In this day and age there are many ways to communicate! We pride ourselves on keeping the Love La Conner website up to date and filled with the most current information. We want to make it as easy as possible for you to experience our historic "tiny town" and to #LoveLaConner as much as we do...
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Plan Your Holiday Getaway 2016 to La Conner!

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You will love the holidays in La Conner! La Conner is a perfect Washington state weekend getaway for the holidays whether you are looking for romantic getaways in Washington State or an award winning tiny town getaway! La Conner takes you back to a time without stop lights and traffic, without crowds and busy parking lots. The iconic orange “Rainbow Bridge” will be lit up this year along with the rest of our tiny town!

Art's Alive! 2016 - 32nd Annual Art Festival in La Conner

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Art's Alive weekend (November 4-6) is the perfect time to getaway to La Conner! Get a jump on your holiday shopping with an original gift of art for your loved ones. Book a room now, and make it a great weekend filled with art, music and nature!