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Date: Friday, July 31, 2020 10:00 am - Sunday, August 2, 2020 10:00 am
Duration: 2 Days
Categories: Festivals* Community

The 59th Anacortes Arts Festival, July 31 through August 2 is one of the largest and oldest arts festivals in the Northwest.  It has received top awards from the Washington and International Festival and Event Associations. It annually attracts an estimated 90,000 visitors.   Hours are Friday 10 – 7, Saturday 10 – 6 and Sunday 10 – 5.

Over 250 juried Booth Artisans fill historic downtown Anacortes with all manner of handmade arts and crafts.  Three stages featuring Rock, Country, Jazz, World and more showcase 40 musical acts from around the region.   Working Studios finds master craftsmen demonstrating traditional, contemporary and folk-art forms.  Food trucks and vendors serve up ethnic, regional, and healthy offerings.  Three beer & wine gardens pour microbrews, regional wines and cocktails. 

The unique Arts at the Port showcases Northwest juried fine artists working in 2D and 3D in a rustic waterfront gallery.  The show opens with a free community celebration of the arts on Saturday, July 25 at 6pm.

A fun hands-on youth activity area for kids and Art Dash certified half marathon 10k & 5k round out the Festival activities.  Most events are free.    Visit for more information.  

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

849 Skagit Cases (+13)
<39 Cases in ZIP 98221

82 Hospitalizations (-1)
21 Deaths (+0)
19,677 Tests
4.2% Positive

60,084 Cases Statewide (+705)
5,840 Hospitalizations (+60)

1,624 Deaths Statewide (+5)
1,009,486 Tests
5.9% Positive

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