Put the 17th of August on your calendar folks, it’s the 10th Annual Skagit Woodstock Festival in aid of the Cancer Patient Assistance Fund.
Head on over to Edgewater Park in Mount Vernon to join your neighbors and the local community for a fun family day out. The music lineup is set to impress, and there’ll be some classic and modern cars and motorcycles on display. No need to pack lunch unless you want because there’ll be food vendors to keep you fed, and a beer garden to sit back and relax in.
Geared towards supporting local cancer patients, Skagit Woodstock is a weekend festival not to be missed out on! There’s a raffle with some great prizes to be won, and all proceeds from ticket sales and entrance will go to support our local cancer patients and their families.
What to Expect
It will be the usual vibe of vendor booths, camp chairs, flip flops, cool sunglasses, and happy people. From an array of food and drink items such as fresh pancakes served piping hot, to icy beers or cold sodas that cool against the heat, there is something for everyone! This is an event that you can bring the whole family to enjoy!
For those who love to shop, there will be a variety of items on sale. Wander around the craft vendor stalls to find everything from clothes to temporary tattoos in typical festival style.
There will be space for the kids to run rampant and burn off some energy while you sit back and enjoy all the great entertainment, shopping, and food available. Between midday and 6 pm Frankie the Fire Truck will be around to keep them busy with loads of great kiddies activities. All for free!
Who to Expect
Once again, there’s a great line up for the festival – what’s Woodstock without some soul rocking tunes! Expect to be serenaded to the sound of classic and acoustic rock, blues, acoustic and rhythm to name but a few genres.
The all-star line up includes Featuring the likes of The Chris Eger Band, Cory Vincent Group, Whiskey Fever, and Mama Dirty Skirt in order of appearance. They will be performing on stage between 1 pm and 9 pm.
The Car Show and Beer Garden
Do you have a well-kept beauty parked in your garage dying to get out for a spin? Why not take it on down to Woodstock Skagit and enter it into the car and motorcycle show?
Past festivals have seen the likes of sleek, well-maintained Mustangs to exceptionally kept classic Cadillacs on show. Expect to be delighted with the contenders!
You stand the chance to be in the running for an award. Judges will be considering classic and modern cars and motorcycles for the top position. The car show begins at 10 am and continues until 3 pm. Winners will be announced at 2.30!
Date: Saturday, August 17th
Time: 10 am to 9 pm
Place: Edgewater Park,
600 Behrens Millett Road,
Mount Vernon WA,
Where else to hold a nostalgic-Woodstock double-take than Skagit Valley, a place where the tulips burst out in all their glory every spring. Flower-power all the way!
Car show: 10 am -3 pm
Frankie the Fire Truck: 12 pm – 6 pm
Announce car show awards: 2.30 pm
Live Music: 1 pm – 9 pm
Chris Eger Band: 1 pm – 2.30 pm
Cory Vincent Group: 3 pm – 4.30 pm
Whiskey Fever: 5 pm – 6.30 pm
Mama Dirty Skirt: 7 pm – 9 pm
Relax and Enjoy the Entertainment For a Great Cause
It’s difficult not to feel relaxed when you’re in the midst of the floral scents of Skagit Valley, surrounded by nature. Fortunately, this makes it the perfect setting to enjoy live entertainment and great company for an even better cause!
All the proceeds of Skagit Woodstock go directly to local cancer patients and their families. They’re members of the community, and the Cancer Patient Assistance Fund provides them with much needed financial relief in difficult times.
Skagit Woodstock Entrance Fees
Kids under 12 get in for free.
All other visitors pay $10 to enter.
Proceeds go to the Cancer Patient Assistance Fund to help local cancer patients and their families.
See you there…
Should you find yourself with an alarmingly long list of things to do in Mount Vernon, this festival should definitely appear somewhere towards the top.
We’d love to see you there. Join your local community in celebrating a decade’s worth of Skagit Woodstock memories.
Are you coming up just for the weekend? For all the out-of-towners, there are loads of hotels, B&Bs and lodging options available for you. Why not make a trip of it and explore our scenic local area? Take a look on our website for more ideas of great things to do in the area.