Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

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Skagit Valley Tulip Festival
Skagit Valley 1.JPG
Date(s) April 1–April 30
Frequency Annual
Location(s) Skagit Valley, Washington
Inaugurated 1984[1]
Participants 1 million+
Website
www.tulipfestival.org

The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival is a spring Tulip Festival in the Skagit Valley of Washington State. It is held annually, April 1 to April 30.

Clicked in Tulip Town near Seattle, Washington. Clicked during Tulip Festival.

Attendance[edit]

The festival claims to be Washington's largest, with over one million visitors;[2] at least one news source stated attendance was 350,000 for 2008.[3] Travel + Leisure put the figure at 500,000 in 2003.[4]

Awards[edit]

The festival was selected as #1 street fair in KING TV's "Best of the Northwest" awards in 2010.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Skagit Tulip History 
  2. ^ 28th Annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival ~ Spring 2011, Skagit Valley Tourism Group, retrieved 2011-01-16 
  3. ^ Sarah Jackson (March 28, 2008), Skagit Valley Tulip Festival ready to bloom, Everett Herald, retrieved 2011-01-16 
  4. ^ Kimberly Seely (March 2003), Weekender: Skagit Valley, Washington / For one short month each year, northwestern Washington—along with some half-million visitors—witnesses nature at its most vivid, Travel + Leisure 
  5. ^ Best of the Northwest awards, KING TV 

Further reading[edit]

  • Tulipmania: the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival: official festival guidebook, 1989, ISBN 0-89087-584-7

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 48°25′N 122°25′W / 48.417°N 122.417°W / 48.417; -122.417