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at our Visitor's Center
located at:
320 Main Street
Sultan, WA 98294


Mailing Address:
PO Box 46 
Sultan, WA 98294
10-4 Mon-Fri, 10-1 Sat
Phone: 360-793-0983
Fax: 360-793-3241

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The Sky Valley Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center is not a tax supported organization. We spend everything we generate on keeping the Visitor Center open and to support our business community. Our amazing group of volunteers make this possible! Please help us work to build a stronger business community and to become a liaison representing the Sky ValleyThanks to everyone who has renewed! We appreciate your support! We would like to take this opportunity to invite everyone else to join the Sky Valley Chamber and Visitor Center. We pledge to promote your business and the entire Sky Valley to the best of our abilities!

New Mobile App Rewards Exploration of Sky Valley in Northwest Washington State

The Sky Valley Chamber of Commerce has launched the free Sky Valley Insider mobile app, which rewards users for visiting unique points of interest throughout Sky Valley, which includes the towns of Skykomish, Baring, Grotto, Index, Gold Bar, Startup, Sultan and Monroe, WA. Once people use the app to collect points at various destinations, they can redeem those points for rewards at area businesses. Sky Valley Insider was created using the 468 Insider platform from 468 Communications.

“The Sky Valley has adventures for every season and for every type of travel,” said Debbie Copple, Executive Director of the Sky Valley Chamber of Commerce. “As if the natural splendor weren’t enough, The Sky Valley Insider app will reward both visitors and residents for exploring the valley and shopping at local businesses within our communities.” 

Sky Valley Insider is both a wayfinding tool and a gamified way to reward people for shopping locally. The app’s Explore button takes users to the map of Sky Valley, which has pins indicating the location of the area’s unique points of interest, from heritage sites to places for outdoor recreation.  Clicking on each pin on the map gives more information about that place. Locations are assigned a point value. Pushing the “Collect Points” button while physically visiting a location will add the location’s points to a user’s point total.

Points accumulated with the Sky Valley Insider app can be redeemed for goods or services at any of the Rewards locations listed in the app.

The Sky Valley Insider app is available now as a free download on the iTunes App Store and Google Play. Local businesses interested in offering a reward to increase traffic to their place of business should contact Debbie Copple at

Calling All Horse Owners!

An exciting effort is underway to better understand how you recreate with your horses. Snohomish County parks wants to know what you enjoy doing with your equines-from trails to competition. Through June 30, 2018 they are asking all horse owners to fill out this brief online survey.

Go to:

Your responses will be used to help identify facility needs and can help lead to more trails, arenas, etc. Tell all your horse friends to get online and help them spread the word.

Sultan Swoosh 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

Mark your calendars and start practicing your jump shot! The Sultan Community Alliance (Alliance) and Sultan Youth Basketball (SYB) are busy organizing the second annual “Sultan Swoosh,” an all-ages 3-on-3 basketball tournament held on First and Main Street near Sultan’s River Park.  

This year’s Sultan Swoosh tournament takes place Saturday, July 21, 2018, so save the date! Registration is open now, for those interested in getting ahead of the game. Like last year, four-person teams are organized by grade level from third through eighth grade, and by skill at the high school and adult levels. The $40 entry fee ($10 per player) applies to teams in all age brackets. Sultan Swoosh offers a three-game guarantee to ensure that each team receives the opportunity to participate in multiple games. 

During 2017’s inaugural event, a total of 27 four-person teams in nine different age divisions battled it out on a five courts. Tournament participants, volunteers and spectators commended the Alliance and SYB for the well-organized, cohesive event. 

Sultan Swoosh was established as a way to build community, promote physical activity, and provide families with the opportunity to rediscover the Sultan they know and love. The event was built by volunteers and bolstered by donations from local businesses, with various service-oriented groups coming forward to help. 

The goal is to build Sultan Swoosh into a trademark, annual event, welcoming players from all over Sultan, Monroe and the greater Sky Valley region.

To learn more about last year’s event, please click here: To watch a video from last year’s event, please click here: To register your team, click here:

Shindig Car Show Participants: We’ve added a car show application for and a car show participant letter to the website. You can find them here.

Employees Needed ASAP If you like working outdoors please go to OKIGOLF.COM to apply. Once on the site go to the Snohomish location and apply there.

The Skykomish Open Air Market—Save the Date

June 16, July 21, August 18, September 15, and the Holiday Market will be November 17, all from 11:00 to 3:00.

And just FYI, the Town Center where our depot and little train ride is located has named that area, “Depot Park” and the lovely strip of grass beside the tracks where we hold the Open Airs has been renamed, “Railroad Avenue Park.”  

Of course I am looking for vendors, space for many more, lots of competition.  Would so appreciate you putting the word out to your vendor lists and whatever you are able to do to include the Open Airs in your announcements and with your contacts.

The fee is still $10 for the summer for vending from one to all five markets.  

Sky Art Week 2018!

Monday-Friday June 25-29, 2018. Five days of visual art workshops that run from 9am to 3pm each day, for participants of all ages and skill levels. Held in the historic Skykomish Maloney’s Store, all art supplies are provided. Children under ten are warmly invited and must be accompanied by an adult.

Everyone is invited to the Art Exhibit and party on Friday June 29 at 6 p.m.

This is our eighth year of running this fun event and we are excited to welcome back many wonderful teachers, as well as to introduce several new ideas. The theme this year is “Transformations”. Beginning with a nod to how much the town of Skykomish has been transformed over the last eight years, join us and see how you can be transformed too! 

For more information visit 

The Gold Bar Farmer’s Market is now taking applications for the 2018 season! 

The Farmer’s Market will start on June 2nd and run every other Saturday through October 6. We are looking for vendors, farmers, artists, handmade gifts, jewelry, food trucks and sponsors for this year’s event. Vendors spaces are available for $25. For more information or to send in your application, please go to

Congratulations to all the amazing citizens at Sky Valley Community Awards Celebration! 

Chamber Volunteers of the Year: Sue Martin & Carrie Weideman
Chamber Member of the Year: Den-Tri Corp. Sultan McDonalds
Business Revitalization Awards: KandR Home Realty Inc. and the Sultan Red Apple Market
Random Acts of Kindness Award: Steffany Sears

History Matters

We are reaching out to you, our community, to help us keep the Sky Valley Historical Society’s Sultan Museum open so that the Sky Valley’s history can continue to be told.

We believe that the Sultan historical Museum matters to the citizens of the Sky Valley, Here’s why:

The Sultan Museum has a vital story to tell…to school children, newcomers, and residents and tourists who visit each year.

Without our Historical Society our Sultan History will begin to vanish.

The society’s volunteers, have cataloged literally thousands of photographs, documents, and artifacts for research and display to help us keep our motto of “Preserving Yesterday for Tomorrow”.

Operating costs are covered through donations from community, selling Sultan History books, DVD’s, cookbooks, and membership dues.

Come visit the museum (located above the Post Office) at 4th & Main St., Sultan.

Open the first & third Tuesday, the third Saturday 1-4 pm, or open by appointment. 360-793-0534 or 360-793-1198. We look forward to hearing from you!

—Iris Jensen, President
Sky Valley Historical Society, PO Box 1074, Sultan, WA 98294

cascade-loop-videoHelp us Promote the New Cascade Loop Video!

The Cascade Loop promotion is getting a whole lot of traction online (we had nearly 10,000 views in less than the first week live!) but we want to be sure as many prospective travelers as possible are seeing it this winter, to help motivate their wintertime planning. Please consider linking to/embedding the video in your website and sharing it on your social media channels. Here is a link—thanks for helping! 

Touring Washington by Electric Car

Check out the article and slideshow that recently ran in the Bend Bulletin, featuring the Cascade Loop!