Mount Vernon WA


Our Events & Festivals

Mount Vernon includes a Historic Downtown, waterfront park, historic barn tour, wildlife, wineries and breweries that welcome you to experience all the adventures to be had year round. On the eastern edge of the county along a magnificent stretch of highway are the North Cascade Mountains where you can view eagles on the Skagit River or take a hike on 50 miles of trails. Check out some of our great annual events & festivals!

Downtown Mount Vernon WA Summer Sips
Downtown Mount Vernon Summer Sips: Arts, Ales, and Cider. Enjoy in-store specials & events, beer & cider tastes at select locations, and Skagit Artists Studio Tour. Businesses stay open late.

Saturday, June 1st from 5:00-8:00 PM in downtown Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon Farmers Market
Mount Vernon Farmer’s Market
Large variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, creative artisan crafts, live music, children’s events, cooking demonstrations and food trucks!

Saturdays: May 18th through October 12th 2019
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Wednesdays: June 5th through August 28th 2019
2:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Riverwalk Park in Downtown Mount Vernon

Riverwalk Summer Concert Series
Riverwalk Summer Concert Series 2019
The City of Mount Vernon and the Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce are proud to announce the 2020 Riverwalk Summer Concert Series. Dust off your lawn chairs and your picnic gear and come to historic Downtown Mount Vernon for relaxation along the riverfront. Listen and dance to live music set against the backdrop of the majestic Skagit River.
Thursdays, July 12th through August 29th from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Riverwalk Park, Downtown Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon July 4th Independence Day Celebration
July 4th Independence Day Celebration
Music, Food, and Fireworks….a good time for the entire family! Bring your own food and BBQ your hearts out, or try one of our tasty food vendors. Come with your friends and dance the night away, or pack up the family and enjoy the whole evening with us.
July 4th; music and food vendors begins @ 7:00 PM. Fireworks begins @ dark.
Edgewater Park, Mount Vernon
Scottish Arts Foundation Highland Games
25th Annual Skagit Valley Highland Games
Please join us for the 25th Annual Skagit Valley Highland Games & Celtic Festival. Held the second full weekend each July, this Festival attracts over 10,000 people each year. We think of it as a kind of “Scottish 3-ring circus,” with a wide range of activities for young and old alike.
Saturday and Sunday, July 13th & 14th from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Edgewater Park, Mount Vernon Washington
Downtown Mount Vernon Sidewalk Sale
Downtown Annual Sidewalk Sale
Join Downtown Mount Vernon businesses during this annual event, as they showcase their wares on the sidewalks of our historic downtown.
July 26th & 27th 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Downtown Mount Vernon
Skagit County Fair
Skagit County Fair
BRAND NEW Sideshow Stage, there will be plenty you do not want to miss! Come on down to the fair for your fix of music, magic, and fun this summer!!
August 7th through 10th
Skagit County Fairgrounds
BrewFest on the Skagit
The 17th annual BrewFest on the Skagit, the Skagit’s longest running Craft Brew Festival

Saturday, August 10th from 4:00-9:00 PM at Skagit Riverwalk Park in downtown Mount Vernon

skagit Woodstock

Annual Music Festival & Classic Car and Motorcycle Show. A local cancer-fighting nonprofit showcasing an Annual Music Festival & Classic Car and Motorcycle Show. All proceeds go directly to LOCAL Cancer Patients & their Families

Saturday, August 17th; 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Edgewater Park, Mount Vernon Washington

Oyster Run
38th Annual Oyster Run
It all started with a few guys getting together at the end of summer to go for a ride and eat some oysters. The year was 1981

Saturday Sep 21st – Sunday Sep 22nd

21st Annual Festival of Family Farms
You can have a hands-on-experience learning what it takes to run a farm, from growing crops to feeding animals. It is an opportunity to talk to your farmers and follow your food from the fields to the table. Our participating farms offer fun-filled festival activities for everyone.
Mark your calendar and plan to join us for our 21st Annual Festival of Family Farms!

Saturday Oct 5th and Sunday Oct 6th

Mount Vernon Downtown Trick-or-Treat Night
Annual Downtown Trick or Treat Night
Annual, must-attend event for Skagit County families. First Street closes to traffic between Division Street and Kincaid Street to make way for families to celebrate Halloween in a safe, welcoming environment.

October 31, 2019; 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Ladies Night Out
Ladies’ Night Out in Downtown Mount Vernon

The Mount Vernon Downtown Association is pleased to present Ladies’ Night Out Downtown Sip & Shop. Enjoy specials for early holiday shopping and fun. Businesses stay open late with unique experiences for you & your friends! Tickets.
Friday, November 8th, 2019 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Skagit Wine and Beer Festival
Annual Skagit Wine & Beer Festival
If you’re a fan of beer, wine, and getting to know the community, this festival will be the ideal opportunity to sample the fare and mingle with others.
November 23rd, 2019
3:00 – 8:00 PM
Mount Vernon Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony
Old Fashioned Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony
December 2019
Tulip Festival Street Fair
Annual Rose Festival
at Christianson’s Nursery & Greenhouse
April 1-30, 10:00 am-5pm

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