Treasures For Everyone at the Waterfront Festival (2012)

Boat Building at the Anacortes Waterfront Festival

If it’s genuine Northwest treasure you’re seeking, Skipper, pull out your chart and mark a course for Fidalgo Island on the first full weekend in June. Whether it’s romance, entertainment or family adventure that floats your boat, make Anacortes, Washington your destination for a “swashbuckling” weekend of free activities in a…

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Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 2012

Every April, a multi-colored sea of tulips draws thousands of visitors to the Skagit Valley, resulting in waves of activity in neighboring communities including the historic seaport city of Anacortes on Fidalgo Island. The Annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival is a month-long celebration of color on a palette of fertile…

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Harleys, Oysters and Leather

Oyster Run Motorcycle Rally

Oyster Run celebrates 30 years of memorable rides A leather fashion show? Not what you’d expect in laid back, salt-sprayed Anacortes. But roll in when thousands of motorcycles-from hogs to crotch rockets-roar across the dramatic Deception Pass and Swinomish Slough bridges and into downtown Anacortes. Like swallows to Capistrano, Harleys,…

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