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



Annual Meeting

How do I maintain a Presence?
September 20, 2016, 6:15 pm

The Mount Vernon Downtown Association is pleased to present the third in a series of three free workshops focusing on Social Media, Tuesday, September 20, at 6:15 pm at the Front Gallery, 420 Myrtle in downtown Mount Vernon. Community members and business owners are invited to learn how to get started using social media as a means of connecting with existing and new clients. The title of this workshop is “How do I maintain a Presence?”, led by Aaron Swaney, owner of A+E Ink, which he operates locally with his wife Erin. A+E Ink is a a marketing business that aids small businesses in reaching customers and coordinating press and other marketing opportunities. They specialize in social media marketing, design and branding.
For more information please contact the Mount Vernon Downtown Association at:, or call (360) 336-3801.









Have an event going on downtown? Email us the details at We will get it on our events scroller, our Facebook, and if you have a poster for the event, we may just include that too! 

~~Small Business Saturday~~
The Mount Vernon Downtown Association encourages you to support your friends and neighbors during the holiday season by shopping for your loved ones at our independently-owned small businesses FIRST! Brick and mortar businesses support our local economy by providing local jobs and sales tax revenue, while contributing to the unique, friendly small town feel of our community. Small Business Saturday is on November 26, 2016.

" We were Super Busy and we doubled our sales over last year's event! We received a lot of positive comments about how festive the environment was. THANKS DOWNTOWN! Summer Houlihan, Tri Dee Arts