The Ultimate Guide to Tour de Terrace 2009

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This weekend is Tour de Terrace, Mountlake Terrace’s largest community event of the year. Read our previous post for a brief background. Festivities kick off around 4 PM on Friday and go through Sunday afternoon. The general festival hours are:

Friday, July 24:� 1 PM – 11 PM
Saturday, July 25: 8 AM – 11 PM
Sunday, July 26: 8 AM – 6 PM

See the schedule below for a more detailed look at what will be going on when.

imagesIn addition to all the scheduled events below, there will be carnival rides and games, over 50 fun arts and crafts vendors and a beer garden featuring Ellersick microbrews. If you haven’t tried Ellersick’s beer, you should definitely stop by the beer garden. They brew some of the best beer in the Seattle area and especially the north end.

Vendor hours of operation are:

Friday, Juy 24: 4 PM – 9 PM (optional)
Saturday, July 25: 10 AM – 9 PM
Sunday, July 26: 10 AM – 6 PM

Some vendors may stay open until 11 PM on Friday and Saturday but your best bet to hit as many as possible will be during the day Saturday and Sunday.

Events Schedule

Friday, July 24

Noon: Festival Opens

1-11 PM: Davis Carnival

4- 9 PM: Street Fair Art, Crafts, Commercial

4-11 PM: Beer Garden

6:45 PM: Seattle Police Motorcycle Drill Team

7 PM: Parade

The Parade starts on 56th Ave W near 235th St SW and heads north on 56th to 224th St SW. See a map of the parade here. Here is a list of most of the group that will be in the parade.

8:30 PM: TimeSlip,�High Energy Dance Rock from the 70�s and 80�s

Saturday, July 25

8 AM – 12 PM: Pancake Breakfast

Pancake breakfast costs $5

8 AM – 3 PM: Car, Truck & Cycle show, People’s Choice Music by Captain Large

10 AM – 11 PM: Davis Carnival

10 AM – 9 PM: Street Fair (arts, crafts, commerical)

11 AM – 11 OM: Beer Garden

12 PM – 6� PM: Hands On Art–kids make hats, jewelry, paint fish

12 PM – 1:40 PM: Slightly Bent, Acoustic Duo

2 PM – 3:40 PM: Wired, Rockabilly

4 PM – 5:40 PM: Crossroads Band, Swingin’ Blues

6 PM – 7:40 PM: The Davenos, Party Rock

8� PM – 11 PM: Beyond the Fringe, 60�s and 70�s Psychedelic Rock

10 PM: Womanipura, Fire Dancing Troupe

Sunday, July 26

8 AM – 12 PM: Shriner’s Pancake Breakfast

10 AM – 11 PM: Davis Carnival

10 AM – 6 PM: Street fair–art, crafts, commercial

11 AM – 6 PM: Beer Garden

11 AM – 11:40 AM: Jammin Jazz Cats

12 PM – 6 PM: Hands On Art–kids make hats, jewelry, paint fish

12 PM – 1:40 PM: Shadrack, Hot Country

2 PM – 3:40 PM: Little Bill and the Bluenotes, Blues

4 PM – 6 PM: The Popoffs, Classic Rock

6 PM – 8 PM: Japanese Dance Group closes the festival

Parking
Parking is available on the grass field at 56th Ave. W. and 224th St SW. Follow the signs. Additional parking is available at St. Pius X Church at 22301 58th Ave. W.

There will be no fireworks show this year but it has been replaced with the Womanipura fire dancing performance Saturday evening.

Over 25,000 people attend Tour de Terrace every year (that’s more than the entire population of Mountlake Terrace!) and we hope you’re one of them. The festival is free with exception of the pancake breakfast and the carnival. I’ll try to make it to as many events as I can and will be twittering from @MLTnews.

[images courtesy lippert61]

12 COMMENTS

  1. It seems odd that there's mention of the Fireworks show but no details about it. I hope it isn't canceled. My husband & I love to ride our bikes up to the fields on Saturday night and watch the show and ride some rides!

  2. I'm trying to get in touch w/ someone to confirm the fireworks. There's a small mention on the website but it's not in the schedule. I would think it would be at 10 PM on Saturday but there is a fire dancing group scheduled during that time.

  3. It seems odd that there’s mention of the Fireworks show but no details about it. I hope it isn’t canceled. My husband & I love to ride our bikes up to the fields on Saturday night and watch the show and ride some rides!

  4. It seems odd that there's mention of the Fireworks show but no details about it. I hope it isn't canceled. My husband & I love to ride our bikes up to the fields on Saturday night and watch the show and ride some rides!

  5. I'm trying to get in touch w/ someone to confirm the fireworks. There's a small mention on the website but it's not in the schedule. I would think it would be at 10 PM on Saturday but there is a fire dancing group scheduled during that time.

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