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!!

~~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 will be November 29, 2014.


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


Small Business Saturday

Santa's Secret Helpers will be giving away free gifts to unsuspecting shoppers in
Mount Vernon Downtown on Small Business Saturday, November 29!



Holiday Happenings
Chad Lindberg
Christmas Parade Grand Marshall Chad Lindberg




Guys Night
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
5-8 pm

Downtown Mount Vernon merchants have partnered to create a fun laid back holiday shopping experience for guys in Mount Vernon Downtown, our second annual Guys Night event. Mark your calendars for Wednesday, December 10th, 2014, from 5-8pm (as a reoccurring event, please mark your future calendars for the second Wednesday in December). We will be creating a relaxed shopping event in our stores including free gift wrap, shopping assistance, in-store specials and guy-themed snacks and refreshments. For more information, contact Janey Dodge, Pave` Jewelry & Design, or phone 360-588-4383.

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!