We love a parade

Jubilant crowd fills town for colorful Tulip Festival event


April 10, 2024

A van resembling an orange cat follows a clown driving a mobility scooter

Don Coyote

BACK OFF, KITTY! - Can a clown on an electric scooter outrun a big orange cat? As it turns out, yes, the clown can.

It was an astounding Saturday afternoon in La Conner on several levels.

That's thanks to the annual downtown Skagit Valley Tulip Festival Parade presented by Astound Broadband.

A large crowd descended on First Street – cars were parked as far away as S. Fourth and Caledonia – to take in the now not-so-impromptu serpentine, which has evolved over four decades into a well-organized, half-hour, must-see event.

The 2024 edition featured emergency vehicles entered by La Conner Hook & Ladder, Skagit County Fire District 13, McLean Road Fire Department, Skagit County Sheriff's Office and Skagit Bay S...

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