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

Halloween Safe Trick-or Treat
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
3:30 - 5:30 PM
Calling all witches and goblins, princesses and robots, movie stars and Super Heroes! Locals are invited to participate in a safe Trick-or-Treating event Tuesday, October 31, 3:30-5:30 pm on First Street, from Kincaid to Division in Downtown Mount Vernon. At 5:30 pm, the public is invited to join in the annual Costume Contest at the Lincoln Theatre. 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place prizes will be awarded in age categories 0-4, 5-8, 9-12, 13-17 and Young At Heart (18+). Prizes will also be awarded for our new category: Best Multi-Party Group (2 or more characters illustrating a common theme). Last year’s contest drew a packed house of contestants and spectators!

Please note: the start time has been adjusted to 3:30, ½ hour later to better accommodate the Mount Vernon School District schedule.

The Mount Vernon Downtown requests that members of the community donate unopened bags of candy to assist the downtown merchants in supplying candy to an estimated 2,000+ attendees. Candy donations may be dropped off by Friday, October 27, at the Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce, 301 W. Kincaid Street, Mount Vernon. For more information, contact Cathy Stevens: Office (360) 336-3801,