Farmer's Day in Lynden celebrates agriculture


Farmers Day Parade

Thousands of people line Front Street to see the 104th annual Farmers Day Parade, filled with color tractors, farm equipment, floats, horses and marching bands, Saturday, June 1, 2013, in Lynden. The parade is a salute to the agriculture industry and local commerce.


Come for breakfast between 8 and 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 7, Lynden Community Center, 401 Grover St. and stay for the Farmer's Day Parade, which begins at 10:30 a.m., one block away at 10th Street.

The menu: all-you-can-eat pancakes or French toast, biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, sausage, orange juice and coffee. Cost is $5 adults, $3 children. The breakfast is prepared and served by volunteers to benefit senior programs and services at the center. Details: 360) 354-4501.

The Farmer's Day Parade is one of the longest running parades in the Northwest and showcases a menagerie of cars, bands, tractors, trucks and horses in a salute to the agriculture Industry of Whatcom County. The parade begins at 10:30 a.m. on Front and 10th streets and continues to Third Street.

Details: 360-354-5995,

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