The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival is April 1 – 30. This is the 28th anniversary of this famous event. Every Spring hundreds of thousands of people come to enjoy the celebration of spring as millions of tulips burst into bloom according to their own schedule sometimes during the festival. Watch for the special events, art show galleries, points of interest, and travel and tours on the web site. Check out the Tulip Festival web site. This event is definatley worth a day trip up to Skagit Valley while staying at Olympic View Bed and Breakfast Cottage in Seattle during April.