April 14, 2023, Skagit Publishing Community Room in Mount Vernon and at Several Tulip Farms
Funding Opportunities Available for Festival and Event Organizers
Learn about future grants that will be available for festival and event organizers in the State of Washington. We will cover funding opportunities from the Washington State Arts Commission, and other funding sources for events of all sizes.
Bruce Skinner, Washington Festivals and Events Association
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
A Behind the Scenes Look at the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival
Each year thousands of tourists flock to the tulip fields to view the blooming of the Tulips. But the spectacle is more than just flowers – each year residents put on an incredible festival that goes along with the spectacular flowers. Get a behind the scenes look at how event organizers accomplish this.
Cindy Verge, Skagit Valley Tulip Festival
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Enjoy salmon from the famed Kiwanis Salmon Barbecue, an annual event at the festival.
12:45 – 2:45 p.m.
Visit the incredible RoozenGarde and Tulip Town tulip fields and see what makes them work.