Tour de Terrace Festival: What you need to know before you go

The fireworks show over the Tour de Terrace festival in 2015. (File photo by David Carlos)

Tour de Terrace. a Seafair-sanctioned summer festival, returns to Mountlake Terrace this Friday-Sunday, July 22-24, after a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The location is the Evergreen Playfields Complex, 22205 56th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace

Map of the Tour de Terrace attractions

Attractions include a carnival, classic car show on Saturday morning, a fireworks display Saturday night, live music, a pancake breakfast Friday and Saturday, a street fair with food booths and arts and crafts, and a beer garden featuring beer from Hemlock State Brewing.

The Tour de Terrace parade starts at 7 p.m. Friday, July 22. Here’s the parade route map:


The classic car show runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the soccer fields. Learn more here.

A Dodge Charger 500 and a Chevy Impala. Tour de Terrace Car Show in 2016. (File photo)

A pancake breakfast will be held Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to noon. Cost is $6 and includes bacon, juice and coffee. More information here.

Enjoy an amazing fireworks show at 10 p.m. Saturday at the soccer field, put on by Alpha Pyrotechnics. Learn more here.

The carnival features rides by Davis Shows Northwest, including the Ali Baba, the Orbiter, the Zipper, Vertigo, Zendar, or the Starship 2000.  Or wander over to the midway and try your hand at Hoop Shots, Water Balloons, Balloon Darts, Paradise Place and more.

The carnival runs 2 p.m. to midnight Friday, noon to midnight Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Ride tickets are $6 each; $55 for 10 rides; all-day wristbands are $36.

The MLT 5K run/walk Saturday, July 23  is a benefit for Mountlake Terrace elementary schools. The out-and-back 5K course starts and ends at the Mountlake Terrace High School. The route winds through the local neighborhoods and a woodsy trail in Terrace Creek Park. The terrain is good for families with jogging strollers, the young, the old and even the competitive. Learn more here.

Detailed information about the festival can be found at the Tour de Terrace website.

  1. Information not given by MLT >>what time and what street corners are going to be blocked to residents trying to get to homes after work?? IE I live at Parkside condos. Access from 56th 30 to 35
    feet north of 220th. Sometimes a nice cop lets me through sometimes not. Please respond.
    Thank you
    Shirley

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