NW Getaway Ideas on a Budget (New Deals Updated Weekly) – Stay for 6 on a Sailboat in the Swinomish Channel, Discounts at a Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel, 2-Night Stay in Waterfront Suite in Puget Sound for $49/nt and more!

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Cheap Weekend Getaways

Living in the Northwest we have so many wonderful options for budget friendly or cheap weekend getaways. Within driving distance we can see the mountains, wine country, beaches, and city getaways. We have access to family vacations, romantic escapes, outdoor vacations or urban site seeing. Plus, you can do many of these things on a budget too!

Here are our favorite picks this week, for some great deals you can get on Pacific Northwest Getaways. Be sure to bookmark this page (or pin it to your travel board here) as we will be updating it weekly (each Thursday) with new ideas!

If you want to know what some of these destinations are like, be sure to check out our northwest travel reviews page for some of our favorite affordable getaways (and savings tips).

Don’t miss out on the RARE discounts available right now on stay at Great Wolf Lodge locations.  Click here for all of the details!

Seattle Hotels (Washington area):

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Stay for up to 6 on a Sailboat in the Swinomish Channel for $149!  If you’re looking for a unique getaway, try spending the night on this 50-foot Armadillo Sailboat.  Enjoy a one-night stay for up to six people Sundays through Thursdays through September 3rd for $149 or Fridays and Saturdays during the month of May for $169.  This voucher includes a free bottle of wine!  Park your car for free at the Pioneer Point Marina, and you can even turn your overnight stay into a sailing adventure to the San Juan Islands – just make sure to inquire about it when booking!  This sailboat has the comforts of home (a hot shower, electricity, a kitchen, and three double beds) making it a unique getaway for the family.

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Frugal & Free Activities For Kids / Families in the Northwest! Seattle Cherry Blossom Festival, Evergreen State Spring Carnival, Healthy Kids Day & more!

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Northwest Fun & Frugal Events

Frugal & Free Activities For Kids / Families in the Northwest

Week Of 4/24 – 4/30

Here is this week’s list of family-friendly free or frugal events to do with kids for around the Northwest, as well as some events going on around  the country.  We have decided to go back to the list format as the calendar feature did not turn out to be as user-friendly as we had hoped. Hopefully this list feature will be more helpful for you to find the events quickly that you are interested in! Let us know how you like it & if you have any more feedback on how the Event list is working for you!

Make sure to also check out our BIG list of Children’s Consignment sales happening this spring!

If you see a fun, frugal event that’s not listed, feel free to leave a comment so we can add that event to our list.

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Cheap Event Tickets for Seattle Area

Cheap Event Tickets for Portland Area

 Northwest Fun & Frugal Events

Don’t forget to check out Goldstar for Discount Tickets on many local activities and events, if you are looking for a specific event and want to save some money!  Check out the  list of family-friendly Goldstar events we have shared as well. 

Here are a few more family-friendly events you can check out:

Things To Do in Seattle Area

Friday, April 24, 2015 ~

Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival; Seattle; April 24 – 26; Free; 10:00am – 6:00pm; Explore Japanese culture  through live performances, visual arts, hands-on activities, foods and games.

Earth Day Fair – Des Moines; 9:00am – 2:00pm; Explore exhibits and booths by King County environmental organizations and discover the natural world through programs, touch tanks, games, arts and crafts, guided beach walks and trail walks. Event admission is free. Chaperones are required for students. Classroom and group registration is recommendation. Discover Pass required for parking.

Evergreen State Spring Carnival – Monroe; April 24, 4 p.m. – 10 p.m, April 25, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m., April 26, 11 a.m. – Closing; Rides, music, food, animals, a BBQ championship, vendors and more. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; $5 parking.

Raccoon Nation (Nature Movie); Bellevue; 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm; Free; Scientists closely follow a family of urban raccoons as they navigate the complex world of a big city.  They’’ll provide the popcorn!

20th Annual Procession of the Species Celebration – Olympia; 4:30pm; Parade of costumed participants and floats celebrates relationships between people and the natural world. Join in as long as you observe the three rules (see online).

Spring Arts Walk; Olympia; Apr 24 5:00pm – 10:00pm -25 12:00 pm – 8:00pm, ; Free; Downtown Olympia will be buzzing with visual and performing arts in over 100 businesses by hundreds of artists. Hands on family activities.

Seattle UW and Seattle Symphony Side by Side; 7:30 pm; Free; Admission to the concert is free, but tickets are required.  Go to website to get your tickets. Limit 2 tickets.

Family Scavenger Hunt; Seattle; 10:00 am – 12:00 pm; Free; Earn points for finding native plant species, making art, and completing challenges. Registration starts at 10:00 am.

Saturday, April 25, 2015 ~

Healthy Kids Day –  YMCA locations nationwide; Over 1,500 Ys across the country are taking part in Healthy Kids Day, holding free community events that are open to all kids and families and filled with fun, active play and educational opportunities. Visit Find a Y to locate an event in your community.

Parks Appreciation Day – 9am – 12pm; Happening at Metro Parks around the Tacoma area; show up by yourselves or with a group ready to work to spruce up area parks

Family Nature Walk – Tacoma Nature Center, 1pm; Go on a family nature walk with a naturalist from the Nature Center

Bellevue Art Museums Get Crafty Saturday ; Bellevue; 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm; Free craft time for kids each Saturday. $2 material fee or free with admission

Family Fun Day at the Wing; Seattle; 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm; Free;  Story time from noon to 1 p.m. During Family Fun Day from 1 to 3 p.m., craft traditional Japanese plates of celebration with artist Mizu Sugimura!

Bike Helmet Fitting and Giveaway; Puyallup; 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm; Free; Free bike helmets available for children at least 1 years old to age 18. One helmet per child

Family Saturdays at Pickering Garden; Issaquah; 10:00 am – 1:00 pm; Free; Lots of family fun as you eat from the organic gardens, look for friendly garden creatures and create herb crowns.

Teen Action Fair; Seattle; 10:00 am – 5:00 pm; Free; Celebrating young people that are creating positive changes in their communities. Performance by BleachBear. Seattle’s Best Underage Band

Evergreen State Spring Carnival – Monroe; April 24, 4 p.m. – 10 p.m, April 25, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.,April 26, 11 a.m. – Closing; Rides, music, food, animals, a BBQ championship, vendors and more. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; $5 parking.

West Seattle Rock and Gem Show; Seattle; Apr. 25-26 10:00 am – 5:00 pm; Free; A great family friendly time with hands on kids activities. 

Sunday, April 26, 2015 ~

Cast Off! Free Public Sail at the Center for Wooden Boats – Seattle; 10 a.m.–4 p.m.; Free every Sunday; A Seattle tradition for more than 25 years! Our volunteer skippers and crew take passengers out on Lake Union for unforgettable voyages. Sprit boats, steamboats, electric boats, schooners, ketches, yawls, and yachts: come every Sunday to sail them all, year-round, rain or shine for free.

Evergreen State Spring Carnival – Monroe; April 24, 4 p.m. – 10 p.m, April 25, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m., April 26, 11 a.m. – Closing; Rides, music, food, animals, a BBQ championship, vendors and more. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; $5 parking.

Things To Do in Portland 

Friday, April 24, 2015 ~

Red Yarn at Warehouse Cafe – Portland; 10:00 am – 10:45 am; Weaving together energetic live music, puppetry and storytelling, Red Yarn teaches positive values while reviving American folklore for a younger generation. Join Red Yarn & his lovable critters every Friday morning at Warehouse Cafe. Audiences will sing, dance, act, and experience the joy of community during Red Yarn’s interactive shows. This show is hosted by Warehouse Cafe, a coffee shop, market and community space committed to healthy food at fair. 

Music From Mr. Hoo from The Alphabeticians – Portland; 11 am – 12 pm; Mr. Hoo will be singing songs with and for kids. He’ll play his guitar and sing some original songs, some Alphabeticians songs, some classic kid songs and Hoo knows what else? $5 per family. 

Storytime and Craft at The Craft Factory; Portland; 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm; Free; Crafts and storytime colide! Fun!

Saturday, April 25, 2015 ~ 

Friendly House Family Craft Studio ~ All ages, crafting together.  Some weekends there may be a theme but mostly just time to get together with your family and community and be artsy.  Suggested donation $6.00 per family for supplies. 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival – Woodburn; 3/20 – 5/3; Daily activities include Children’s play area with duck races, slides, swings and more. Cow train $2 person. Weekends (weather permitting) include pony rides ($5), steam tractors, jump tents, rock wall zip line ($3-$7), archery tag ($5) and paint ball ($7). Well- behaved dogs welcome on leashes. March 28th – May 4th: Daily 9 am – 6 pm.

Oregon Pacific Railroad Train Rides at Rail Heritage Center – Portland;  1:00pm – 5:00pm; The Oregon Pacific Railroad is offering round trip diesel locomotive powered passenger train rides to the public from the Oregon Rail Heritage Center, located near OMSI. Passenger trains will operate on Saturdays and depart the Oregon Rail Heritage Center at 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm and 4:30 pm. Rides last approximately 45 minutes. Locomotive cab rides are available for an additional fee.  Cost:  $5

Sunday, April 26, 2015 ~

Healthy Kids Day –  YMCA locations nationwide; 4/26; Over 1,500 Ys across the country are taking part in Healthy Kids Day, holding free community events that are open to all kids and families and filled with fun, active play and educational opportunities. Visit Find a Y to locate an event in your community.

Traveling Lantern Theatre Company; 11:00 am; $5 for children 5 and over; Artists Rep is thrilled to offer performances for children in its Alder lobby. Traveling Lantern will present interactive theatre performances for children every Sunday morning at 11am. The performances will run approximately 45 minutes and include a Q&A with the cast afterward. Tickets are $5 for all who attend over 5 years old.

Pointed Man Band at Village Ballroom – Portland; 10:00am – 10:45am; Pointed Man Band has stories to tell of adventure, emotions and even fun facts about bugs through music made for all to enjoy.  Original tunes, tall tales and plenty of High-Fives! You’ll dance, laugh and sing along as we all grow and play together.  Suggested $5/family

National Events:

Home Depot Workshop ;  April 26; 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm; DIY Sundays, learn to Do-It-Yourself with Home Depot’s home improvement Sundays.  Pre register.

Lakeshore Learning ~ April 25; 11:00 pm – 3:00 pm; Kids make and take a Butterfly Pencil Holder

Michael’s Kids Club Saturday, Sat April 25 – 1:00 pm; Kids can make and take a decorative Mother’s Day Card. $2 per child, they get 30 minutes of creative craft fun, supplies included. Sign up at store

Williams-Sinoma Junior Chef Classes ~ April 25 – 10:00 am; Children ages 5-13 are welcome to participate in baking Bundt Cakes! They will be making 3 different kinds with 3 different glazes. Check your local store for exact details.

Pottery Barn Kids – Create a free craft project from a DIY blogger, Handmade Charlotte. find more information and your closest store.


Share your Favorite Northwest Restaurants with Kids Eat Free Programs! Enter to Win a $25 Amazon Gift Card

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Kids Eat Free Form

We are compiling a list of restaurants around the Northwest with special Kids Eat Free nights and we’d love to hear from you! We know there are a lot of local, Northwest restaurants with great Kids Eat Free Programs or nights and we want to make sure we don’t miss your favorite local restaurant in your area in Washington or Oregon.

We have created a quick form to make this easy for you to just fill out with information about the restaurant, the location & any details you know about the Kids Eat Free program. If you have a website link to the program, that’s even better!

Win a $25 Amazon Gift Card AND $10 Walmart Gift Card::

To thank you for entering, we are offering for you to win $25 Amazon Gift Card and a $10 Walmart gift card.

Here’s what you do::

  • Join the Thrifty NW Mom Deals Group (our Facebook “group” where you can find out about deals on TNWM faster & be notified about deals we share instead of waiting for FB to show you in your feed)
  • Comment on THIS thread (pinned to the top)

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Kids Eat Free Restaurants in the Northwest

We'd love to hear your favorite Northwest restaurants with a Kids Eat Free for families, so we can compile a resource by area.

Kids Skate Free Program – Fun Summer Activity for Kids

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We recently reminded you about the Kids Bowl Free program  & let you how much we love this program, but did you know there is a Kids Skate Free program? They have now offered this program for several years. At this time, there is only 1 participating skating rink that I could find in the Northwest, in Puyallup, WA at Tiffany’s Skate Inn.

Tiffany’s Skate Inn will be  offering 2 FREE skating passes a week to children 12 & younger.

If you’d like to see this program come to your local skating rink, the Kids Skate Free program actually has a letter you can print off to bring to your local rink & share with them about the program. Chances are that they most likely have not heard of it as it’s still a pretty new program & is just slowly expanding to more rinks around the country.

Details about the Kids Skate Free program at Tiffany’s Skate Inn in Puyallup:

  • Tiffany’s will be offering 2 FREE skating passes a week to kids 12 & younger thru the Kids Skate Free program.
  • The passes will include admission for each child & you will need to pay the $1/pair rental for regular skates.
  • The Kids Skate Free passes will be sent by email on Sunday evenings and they will include the dates for the 2 skating times during that week.
  • You’ll need to make sure to check your email each week for the passes and times for the free skate times.

I’ve been signed up for this program for several years and actually have received the Kids Skate Free passes all year long – not just during the summer & it’s a great way to save at the roller skating rink!

 

Pacific Northwest Ballet: Swan Lake – $30 Ticket (reg $45) – Saturday April 18th

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Pacific Northwest Ballet – Swan Lake Discount Tickets

 Goldstar, one of our favorite sites for discounted entertainment options, is offering discounted tickets to the Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Swan Lake performance. Tickets start are $30 (+ fees) – reg $45 & prices vary depending on where your seats are. The Swan Lake performance will be at McCaw Hall at Seattle Center.

Tickets have already sold out for the Sunday performance, so check it out soon before the shows sell out.

Here is more information about the Swan Lake performance:

Few works of art are as enduring, as universally beloved, and as just plain magical as Swan Lake, which leaves audiences breathless with its mesmerizing choreography and iconic Tchaikovsky score. Swan Lake tells the hauntingly beautiful story of young lovers Siegfried and Odette, who’s been captured by an evil sorcerer and transformed into a swan. Siegfred only has a short time to save his beloved before she’s cursed to remain a swan forever, but standing in his way is the sorcerer’s daughter, the beguiling black swan Odile, who comes to tempt and distract him away from his quest. Hailed as “absolute ballet magic” by City Arts, Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Swan Lake returns to McCaw Hall in a production featuring live instrumentation by the PNB Orchestra.

Seating and Pricing Choices:

  • Saturday April 18th – 1pm
  • Saturday April 18th – 7:30pm

*There will be an additional service fee added on as well, so make sure to account for that before you make your purchase.

 

Free National Parks Day 2015

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Free National Parks Day 2014

The National Parks have announced the FREE National Parks Days for 2015! On these Fee Free Days, you can get admission to National Parks  and Forests or Wildlife Refuges across the US that usually charge fees to enjoy. There are many that are free as well, but there are 107 parks for you to enjoy on these fee-free days. Such a great way to explore new parks or old favorites with your family on a budget!

I love these fee free days and we have some beautiful parks in the NW worth exploring. Pack a picnic to take on your trek and all you need is some gas to get there for a great money saving day out!

*Fee waiver includes: entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees. Other fees such as reservation, camping, tours, concession and fees collected by third parties are not included unless stated otherwise.

Here are the Free National Parks days schedule for 2015-

  • April 18th – 19th- National Park Week opening Weekend! Plus you can find volunteer events for Earth Day!
  • August 25th – National Park Service Birthday
  • September 26th – National Public Lands Day
  • November 11th – Veterans Day

Looking for a suggestion on where to go? Read about my family trip to Mt. Rainier National Park (pictures included!).

Do you have a favorite National Park you would like to recommend to the rest of us?  Leave a comment below, or share on the Thrifty NW Mom Facebook page (you can even upload your favorite photo from your family’s trip there!).

Goldstar Discount Tickets: Cinderella at Pantages Theater

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Goldstar Discount Tickets

Goldstar Discount Tickets

Have you checked out Goldstar Discount Tickets? They still have the deal on Cinderella Classic Ballet Weaves a Magical Tale. You can get tickets for as low as $29.50 – $36.50! That is down from the normal price of $59 – $73. If you enjoyed the Cinderella movie, this is a great idea to enjoy more fun Cinderella moments!

Show Dates:

  • Saturday May 16, 2015 / 3:00pm
  • Sunday May 17, 2015 / 3:00pm

Venue Details:

  • Pantages Theater at Broadway Center for the Performing Arts
  • 901 Broadway Tacoma, WA 98402
  • 253-591-5890

**There is a service fee of $7.25 that will need to be added to the price of the tickets.

Washington State Spring Fair Starts Today – 4/16 – LOT’s Of Free Fun This Year

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Just a reminder that the Fair starts Today, and its the FREE Day for kids!!!

The Washington State Spring Fair starts today, April 16th and runs through April 19th. It’s a 4-day fair, similar to the regular fair, only scaled back a little.

Opening Day is always a great day to go, as they offer free admission for all youth. All kids ages 0-18 get FREE admission today at any any Fair gate! No coupon required. The Fair opens at 2pm today, to kick off the spring fair!

You will also find this ride discount available today: Get six rides for just $17, today only! Available at any ride ticket booth on site. Plus, ride the Extreme Scream for just $7.50.

To be honest, my family prefers the Spring Fair. With young kids especially, it’s a great alternative. There is still plenty to do and explore, but the crowds are somewhat smaller (at least they have been in past years) and so we are able to enjoy the fair at a pace that is more comfortable to us.

This year there are MANY free things available for the kids to enjoy (the whole family too). Here are a list of some of the best freebies you can expect to find at this years Spring Fair::

  • FREE Parking at the Spring Fair! (I love this one, as it makes it convenient to get there)
  • TotSpot area - Free activities including indoor play activities for younger kids, like Ag-Ventureland, the interactive Let’s Pretend Show, and FREE face painting for kids 12 and under!
  • FREE KidZone (including Free Face Painting for Kids 12 and under) & great exhibits. You can view the activity schedule for Kid Zone here.
  • Brads World Reptile Show – Free activity;  See, touch and learn about captive raised turtles, frogs, lizards, snakes and insects from the near and far places of our world. Science artifacts, nature videos, hatching snake eggs, parrots and even an alligator are included in this unique exhibit.
  • Free Entertainment! There are many free entertainment options including Pig Races, a JR. Rodeo, a choir festival and more!

One of the free entertainment options is called Kids Pretend. This is a small stage over near Kiddyland. There is a tent set up with plenty of dress up costumes and a small set. My kids did this last year and it was a great break time. My husband and I were able to sit in a covered area while the kids played and played. They then got to put on a small show for us, and it was one of the highlights of our trip. When we visited, this area was not crowded at all (which was part of what was so nice about it). That may be different this year, but its still a great stop for those with young children.

There are also many opportunities to save on admission to this years (2015) Spring Fair:

  • Kids 5 and Under are always FREE

Kids Free Day:

Kids (0-18) get in FREE on opening day  – Thursday April 16th from 2pm – 10pm. They recommend that you bring a donation of a non-perishable food item for the Puyallup Food Bank.

Plus Thursday, April 16, buy six rides for just $17 at any ride ticket booth. Includes all Funtastic ride and games.* No coupon necessary to redeem offer. You can ride the Extreme Scream all day Thurs for $7.50

Military Appreciation Day – Friday April 17th:

Military members gate admission is FREE on Friday, April 11. Who qualifies:
All active, reserve, and retired military and National Guard and their dependents, plus disabled veterans receive FREE gate admission on Friday, April 19 with valid military ID at any Fair gate.

Fred Meyer or Safeway or Online or South Hill Mall, for discount prices (buy tickets ahead of time):

  • Adult tickets are $7.50
  • Student Tickets are $6.50

Discount tickets include a Ride Saver Coupon to purchase any* 6 rides for $17, up to 30% savings! 

Ok, here is my all time favorite money saving tip for the Puyallup Fair….Splurge on a scone. For under $2 (at least in years past), you can get a real treat – and trust me, that is a bargain when it comes to food and the fair!

What are your favorite money saving tips for The Fair?

Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts Sale – Zaycon Foods – $1.69 / lb!!!!

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Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast – $1.79/lb

Zaycon Foods is back with their popular sale on 100% Fresh, Natural, Boneless Skinless Chicken breasts for the Northwest. They will be offering their Boneless, Skinless chicken breasts for just $1.69/lb for this sale, which is a SUPER price for fresh chicken. This works out to $67.60 for a case of 40 lbs of chicken. We have found that this is a wonderful deal for the quality of chicken you’ll buy.

This is one of the lowest prices we have seen, and with prices this low they almost always sell out quickly, so don’t delay if you want to order!  Make sure to check out the sales going on for bacon, ribs, ham and more too!

If you’re new to Zaycon Foods, they are a Pacific Northwest company based out of Eastern Washington, which offers significant discounts on fresh meats, seafood, fruit & vegetables & more by selling it in bulk! This is the only way that we have been buying our chicken for the last two and a half years – in my mind, the quality, freshness & taste can’t be beat! This sale only comes around about 2 or maybe 3 times a year – they offered it in the fall & they are offering it this spring, so I doubt it will be back again before the fall, so make sure you stock up!

Zaycon Foods has now expanded to 48 states, so if you’re not in the Northwest, make sure to sign up for an account & select your area, so that you will  be notified by email when they have new shipments coming to your area.

100% Fresh, Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts – $1.89/lb:

Zaycon’s chicken is  100% fresh, natural chicken with no added hormones, additives or artificial ingredients. The reason Zaycon Foods can bring you these lower prices is that they bring the chicken directly to you from the farm, which means that you will need to do some prep work before freezing the chicken (trimming the fat, etc). The chicken  arrives in four 10 lb bags for a total box of 40 lbs of chicken.  If it’s your first time, you may want to try splitting a box with someone, although we are always glad we buy the full box, especially as they only come around a few times a year with this chicken sale!

Locations:

Make sure to check the Zaycon Foods website to find out the times & locations for when the sale will be in your area. You need to pre-order the chicken & it often sells out at least a few weeks, if not a month before, the delivery date.

 

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival Mt Vernon WA Tips & Places to Visit!

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Skagit Valley Tulip Festival Tips on Visiting

April is the month for the big Tulip Festivals around the Northwest – the biggest festival is up in Mt Vernon, WA – the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival,  although there is also a popular Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival in Woodburn, Oregon that we used to go when we lived in western Oregon – it’s also beautiful, just on a smaller scale to the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival.  We also recently learned of another smaller Tulip Festival in Woodland, WA (southwest Washington).

I spent several years living right in the heart of the tulips in Mt Vernon – it’s actually where my husband and I got married (almost 15 years ago!) & I worked just 5 minutes away from the Tulip Fields during our time there. So I always get sentimental when the Tulip Festival time comes around as I miss those days of living so close & heading out to the fields for pictures and watching the sun go down on the tulip fields after work.

Pictures at the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival in Mt Vernon

The obligatory picture of your cute kiddo in the tulips! 

We spent a few days last week taking a group of high schoolers on a big field trip up north (way up north…Victoria,BC) and on our way home we made a brief stop to view the beautiful daffodils and tulips. So I thought I’d share a few tips with you about visiting the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival.

{This year, you will want to go earlier rather than later, as the tulips started blooming early this year – and are at full bloom! They expect they will be at full bloom for about the next 2 weekends, thru about April 19th, 20th – although it all depends on how well the flowers are doing.}

Resources for you to Use:

Map of the Skagit Valley & Tulip Festival Events

Most Current Information about the Tulip Festival on the Facebook Page

Tulips at the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

My personal favorite of the tulips – love all the varieties you can find!

Roozengarde:

Check out this Bloom Map which is updated regularly to show you where the fields are located & which flowers & varieties are blooming.  We visited a Roozengarde field on our visit off McLean Road near LaConner-Whitney Road. We paid $5 for our van to park and view the tulips. They gave us a ticket & told us that ticket could be used for parking at any of the Roozengarde fields (listed on the Bloom Map). This was a fantastic deal I thought – $5 to park & view any of the Roozengarde Fields. It can also be used as admission for 1 person to view the Roozengarde Display Gardens.

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