Tour de Terrace: Beer Garden is on

We know that many of you are hoping for this to be our “exposé” in to some of the claims that have been made about Tour de Terrace. For a number of reasons, one being that we have several pending public records requests, that story will not be published until after Tour de Terrace is over. We are dedicated to collecting all of the facts before we present them to our readers. Maybe it’s better we put the politics on hold for the weekend anyway.

What we do know is that while Big E’s won’t be running the beer garden this year (see our previous story) there still will be a beer garden. Tour de Terrace organizers have plenty of volunteers that will be serving Red Hook, Widmer Brothers and Bud Light. Both Tour de Terrace organizers and Big E’s say they will be back in 2012. Another point that Tour de Terrace organizers emphasized when we met with them earlier this week was that money made from the beer garden helps fund much of the festival, including the free entertainment and the nearly $10,000 in additional insurance costs this year.

The beer garden will be open from 5-11pm on Friday, 11am-11pm on Saturday and 11am-6pm on Sunday as is located in the north field at 56th Ave W and 224th St SW.

Visit our Tour de Terrace page for more information about the festival.

Photo by arjun karkhanis via Flickr using a CC-BY-NC license.

  1. Big E’s is the best! Absolutely LOVE their root beer. Just got some yesterday. Glad to hear they will be back in 2012.

  2. Question to the Tour de Terrace organizer’s and Mayor Smith:
    On June 30th, at the Mountlake Terrace City Council meeting  Mayor Smith is thanking Mr Zambrano.  Mayor Smith said, “That Tour de Terrace was quoted as much as $21,000 dollars for insurance and they got it for as low as $7,000 dollars.  Could you please explain what the additional $10,000 dollars in insurance cost are this year?

      1. Ok, Dustin is this the insurance cost or additional insurance cost this year?  Your article says it is additional insurance cost.

          1. So Mayor Smith’s comment on June 30th council meeting was not really the truth?

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