Downtown Mount Vernon


Welcome to Downtown
Mount Vernon

Downtown Mount Vernon is one of those gems you don’t see so often anymore. The city was established in 1889 and is the hub of Skagit County. In the downtown core, you’ll find charming old buildings with a few newer ones mixed in. Mount Vernon is part of the National Trust Main Street Program. This status helps the downtown enhance and maintain its unique charm.

You’ll find all kinds of shopping, restaurants and service businesses in downtown Mount Vernon. The variety of shops and dining will suit just about everyone.

Help Keep Your Neighbors working! We encourage you to shop and dine locally!!


Help Downtown with your B&O Tax

Click here to learn how B&O (Business & Occupation) tax helps the Mount Vernon Downtown Association Main Street Program.

Upcoming Events

Harvest Moon Festival; Retro on the River

AUGUST 26, 2017, 5-10 PM
The Mount Vernon Downtown Association (MVDA) is excited to present the 3rd annual Harvest Moon Festival on August 26, 2017, 5-10 pm, following the Farmers Market in downtown Mount Vernon. . This year’s theme is Retro on the River, featuring live music, brews, ciders, wine and local food. So grab the gang, bust out your acid wash denim and high tops and join us on the Skagit Riverwalk Plaza to dance to the tunes of Fantasy Band and Sunset Superman. Both bands will be performing great hits from the 70s and 80’s with a crowd pleasing, high energy show. Advance tickets are $20 at; $25 at the gate. Designated driver tickets are $15 at the gate. Tickets include 2 beverages of choice. Must be 21 and older to attend.
This fundraiser for the Mount Vernon Downtown Association is presented by Hair & Body Mechanix, with “Shining Stars” KISM 92.9, Jerry Smith/KIA, and additional support from Vern Fonk and Skagit Valley Food Co-op. For more information, visit:, email, or call (360) 336-3801.