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Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, through April, Mount Vernon.

Spring Fair, April 18-21, Puyallup.

Spring Barrel Tasting, April 26-28, Yakima. 509-965-5201 or

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Shorebird Festival, April 26-28, Hoquiam.

Bloomsday, May 5, Spokane.

Gig Harbor Beer Festival, May 11, Gig Harbor.

Spring Barrel Tasting, May 18-19, Lake Chelan.

World’s Longest Garage Sale, May 24-27, Long Beach Peninsula. 800-451-2542 or


Hood River Blossom Time, through April 28, Hood River.

Tualatin River Bird Festival

, May 18, Sherwood, 503-625-5944 or

Festival of Balloons, June 21-23, Tigard, 503-612-8213 or


Weippe Camas Festival, May 24-25, Weippe. 208-435-4058.

Big Water Blowout River Festival, June 1, Riggins.

British Columbia

Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival, through April, Vancouver. 604-257-8120 or

World Ski & Snowboard Festival, through April 21, Whistler. 604-938-3399 or

Victoria Harbour Boat Show, April 18-21, Victoria. 604-683-2628

Tourist information

Washington, 866-964-8913 or

Oregon, 800-547-7842,

Idaho, 800-635-7820 or

B.C. , 800-435-5622 or

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