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SKYKOMISH OPEN AIR MARKETS ARE UNDERWAY
May 18, 2016
(SKYKOMISH, WA) -- The first Skykomish Open Air Market of the spring and summer season was held this past Sat. May 14th in the historic railroad town of Skykomish.
Skykomish Open Air Market in the Spring. CLICK TO ENLARGE
Great Northern Cascade miniature 7-1/2 gauge railroad that now has over 2,000 feet of track. CLICK TO ENLARGE
The Markets are held from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm on the second Saturday of the month, May through September. The rest of the Market dates are: June 11, July 16, August 13 and September 10th.
The location is Depot Park, a grassy picnic area along Railroad Avenue in Skykomish’s historical district.
You'll find a variety of vendors displaying handmade gifts, plants, planters, etched granite pieces, a rich variety of jewelry styles, hand sewn items, cards, photography, woodcraft, bowls, some furniture, and much more.
While you're there take the kids on a railroad ride
Skykomish’s "Toot Sweet" railroad themed candy and gift shop is open weekends now, as well as the Skykomish Historical Museum, both in Maloney’s General Store.
And as last year there's the impressive Great Northern and Cascade miniature 7-1/2 gauge railroad that has over 2,000 feet of track and more to follow as volunteer labor permits.
The railroad is open each weekend now through the summer with free train rides for children and adults around the developing Skykomish Town Center highlighted by the restored old Skykomish Depot.
Visitors are invited to come and take in the charm of this historical railroad town, ride the train and shop the Open Air Markets.