Over 2,600 people viewed our live Facebook event, sponsored by Heritage Bank, which showcased our 2021 poster, other official merchandise and our official products.
Ace parade chair Amy is working with us to expand our Tulips on Parade to our whole community, and perhaps beyond! We want a Tulip Parade in 2021 and we are looking for people to showcase their tulips with a parade brought to you by WdFd Bank.
Go to Facebook.com/SkagitValleyTulipFestival at 6 pm on November 17 for our live Unveiling event. You'll get to see the 2021 poster featuring the art of Jennifer McGill. And, you'll get to see the debut of all our Official Products for 2021 as well.
The Tulip Foundation of Skagit Valley is a registered charitable organization with smile.amazon.com, so when your shop, do it through smile and donate to the Tulip Foundation. It costs you nothing and benefits our programs.
We need to empty our shelves before our new merchandise arrives, so the savings go to you!
Our annual poster unveiling is slated for Nov. 17 and will feature the beautiful image created by Jennifer McGill. This will be a live event on Facebook and will begin at 6 pm.
Each year we select a featured artist and commission a piece of art. That art, naturally with tulips at its centerpiece, becomes the face of the festival for the year. This year we are asking for your help -- to fund the program and to suggest artists.
Our warehouse has taken inventory and we are steeply discounting the VERY LAST of our 2020 Shirts.
Help us all -- we need to kick COVID to the curb! Wear your face mask, wash your hands, practice physical distancing -- we want to have a 2021 festival so people can come and walk the tulip fields and gardens, plus enjoy some events and activities.
Jennifer has created a poster image that invites you to come and experience the Skagit Valley.
Yes, we have mugs, coasters and ornaments, but are not set up to ship them safely. And, we have FEW signed, shrink-wrapped 2020 posters. So, tulip fans, we can now offer these items for sale.
Thank you to all our tulip fans who entered the 2020 photo contest. It was a lot of fun to see the tulips you found. Plan for April 2021 to see even more beauty.
One of many things we did not get to do this year was to honor the passing of Tulip Town co-founder Tom DeGoede, who died June 2, 2019. He and his wife, Jeannette, were a part of the festival since it began in 1984.
Each year our ambassadors get to tour "behind the scenes" with RoozenGaarde/Washington Bulb Co. They learn about tulips, and how the acres of greenhouses allow tulip fans to get fresh cut tulips straight from the grower year-round.
One fifth grade girl, Cadence Natoli, and one fourth grade boy, George Windler, were chosen as our KeyBank Ambassadors on Feb. 12
Birds and tulips -- we have a vibrant valley that supports many crops, lots of wildlife, and a bustling community. We are proud to see our birds and tulips made the list!
The Oprah Magazine named the top 10 Best Flower Festivals in the US and we are number 4!
Each quarter our Co-op, at the corner of First and Division in downtown Mount Vernon, publishes a newsletter. We wanted to share their article on tulips. There is printable version under Forms and Press Releases.
Ben's 2019 image won top awards among other like-size festivals from around the world at the International Festival and Event Association conference this week.
Thank you to all the Tulip Festival fans that voted for us! We appreciate your help and support.