Sedro Woolley Real Estate
In northern Skagit County, you’ll discover a charming little city of about 11,000 people. With an interesting history and a vibrant culture all its own, Sedro-Woolley, Washington is a place many people enjoy calling home. With a little bit of something to keep everyone entertained, you’ll find exciting eating and drinking opportunities, fantastic and interactive festivals and some hikes and trails unique to the Skagit Valley and Pacific Northwest.
In its early days, Sedro-Woolley was a popular railroad and logging area. Ideally located to serve as a hub for railway shipping and travel, the communities that evolved into Sedro-Woolley as we know it thrived in part due to coal mining, as well. Deep roots in the logging industry make it no surprise that the longest-running Fourth of July festival in the state is held here in Sedro-Woolley.
The Loggerodeo is an annual festival held in Sedro-Woolley, the self-ascribed “Chainsaw Carving Capitol [sic] of Washington State.” There many different activities, competitions and events held during this celebration:
- Grand parade with floats and prizes
- Annual beard contest
- Carnival and fair with rides and games
- Logging-inspired events:
- Chainsaw carving
- Axe throwing
- And more!
- Each festival is wrapped up with an impressive display of fireworks
Blast From the Past: Time Travel in Sedro-Woolley
Each year Sedro-Woolley hosts Blast from the Past, a festival held the first week in June that celebrates and shows what life was like 50 years ago. In addition to classic cars and vintage clothing, you’ll find some restaurants even offer burger and shake specials. Imagine what the festival will be like 50 years from now!
Entertain Yourself in Sedro-Woolley
There are many things to keep yourself occupied and engaged while living in Sedro-Woolley. If you’re a beer or wine snob (excuse me, aficionado) there are breweries and wineries available to tour, sample and – eventually – purchase your favorite libation by the bottle or by the case. If you’d like to get outside and experience a bit of friendly competition, there are some excellent golf courses in the area.
You can also spend a day on your boat or take advantage of a boating tour. Pleasant day and camping hikes abound in one of the state and county parks within easy driving distance. End your day in one of the popular dining establishments and top it off with a handmade cocktail at a local lounge or bar.
Life in Sedro-Woolley is often laid back and usually quiet. The community comes together to celebrate art, food, culture and other events – a perfect environment to buy a home. If you’re interested in buying (or selling!) a house in Sedro-Woolley or other areas of Skagit County call us at 360-610-7256; Dominic Pettruzzelli and his team at Keller Williams are ready to answer your questions and help you get started.