Celebrating Spring’s Arrival: The La Conner Daffodil Festival

As winter recedes and the vibrant colors of spring begin to bloom, there’s no better way to welcome the season than by immersing oneself in the beauty of nature. In the waterfront town of La Conner, Washington, nestled amidst Skagit Valley’s picturesque landscapes, the arrival of spring is celebrated in grandeur through the annual La Conner Daffodil Festival!

Every year, as the fields burst into a sea of yellow daffodils, the town of La Conner transforms into a haven of festivities, attracting visitors from near and far to revel in the splendor of nature’s awakening. The La Conner Daffodil Festival is a testament to the resilience of community spirit and the joy of embracing the changing seasons.

Daffodil Bloom Map

One of the most enchanting aspects of the festival is the breathtaking sight of endless daffodil fields in full bloom. As far as the eye can see, rows upon rows of golden blooms sway gently in the breeze, creating a mesmerizing spectacle that captures the essence of springtime bliss. Track the Bloom Map for the times and locations of Daffodil Blooms.


The Dandy Daffodil Tweed Ride is Back!

Skip the car, wax your mustache, button your Knickerbockers, pull on your argyle, mount your velocipede, and join us for a rollicking ride! What a splendid way to spend a spring day, bicycling through the Valley’s daffodil fields wearing tweed and stopping for a picnic and a game of croquet. The look and the feel of yesteryear, when families dressed up and ventured forth on their bicycles through the countryside and then stopped for a picnic amongst the beauty of mother nature, was the inspiration for the Dandy Daffodil Tweed Ride on March 16, 2024.  Admission is $10, and the route takes you from our lovely town of LaConner, through the Skagit Valley fields where daffodils sprinkle the landscape in yellow.  Click here to REGISTER.

La Conner Daffodil Festival Photo Contest

Springtime in La Conner, Washington, is a spectacle of vibrant colors and natural beauty. As the winter chill melts away, fields of daffodils burst into bloom, painting the landscape with golden hues. To celebrate the season, the La Conner Daffodil Festival Photo Contest invites photographers from near and far to capture the essence of spring through their lens and share with us by tagging their photo #laconnerdaffodils on Instagram.

Second Annual Mystery Day: The Case of the Bumper-Off Bootlegger

“Transport yourself back a century to the Prohibition era at La Conner’s Second Annual Murder Mystery on March 23, 2024! Immerse yourself in the world of rumrunners and speakeasies that has divided the once-peaceful town. Become a sleuth for the day, exploring the streets, gathering clues, and interviewing suspects to crack ‘The Case of the Bumped-Off Bootlegger.’ The investigation kicks off at 11:00 AM, culminating in a thrilling ‘whodunit’ reveal at 6:00 PM. Join the intrigue, embrace the 1920s, and be part of a thrilling journey through La Conner’s mysterious past!”

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