Tour de Terrace this weekend in Mountlake Terrace

Saturday, July 26, 2014

The parade is over, but there are many
activities Saturday and Sunday

The big city celebration in Mountlake Terrace is underway this weekend, July 26-27, the Tour de Terrace. Most events are at the Evergreen Playfield, 22205 56th Ave West in Mountlake Terrace. There is a carnival, street fair, hands on art booth for kids, and fireworks Saturday night.
Tour de Terrace is the Seafair-Sanctioned, summer festival for Mountlake Terrace and neighboring communities. Presented by a small group of dedicated volunteers, this festival was created in 1993 to generate community spirit and pride. We invite families, businesses and visitors to celebrate in this family oriented, fun-filled festival.
  • Friday saw the pancake breakfast and big parade.
  • Saturday 9am to 3pm is the Classic Car, Truck, and Motorcycle show. Located on the grass field next to the Carnival at Evergreen Playfield Complex, trucks and motorcycles compete in sixteen classes for trophies. The Best of Show trophy is awarded to the overall favorite, as selected by a people’s choice vote.Voting opens at 9am and closes at 1pm to allow time for the tabulating of the ballots. Trophies are awarded at approximately 3pm.
  • 5K run and walk on Saturday starts and 8:30am. The $25 entry fee is a fundraiser for local elementary schools.
  • The Tour de Terrace BBQ Championship runs from July 25 through 27 at Evergreen Playfield Complex.
  • Music on Saturday and Sunday on the main stage at the Evergreen Playfield (schedule below)

Fireworks Saturday around 10pm

July 26-27 BBQ and Chili

This is a major BBQ cooking competition sanctioned by and subject to the rules of the Pacific Northwest Barbecue Association (PNWBA). Included in the festivities is the Tour de Terrace Chili Competition, sanctioned by the Chili Association Society International, Inc. (CASI).

This is an open competition where all contestants will be using their culinary talents to vie for cash prizes and awards. Teams and judges come from the entire Pacific Northwest including Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, California, and Canada.

Five thousand dollars in prize money has been donated by Frontier Communications for this inaugural event. Proceeds will support the Mountlake Terrace Friends of the Arts.

Tasting is available both days.

Music stage - Evergreen Playfield

Saturday (7/26)

12:00pm-1:40pm Greg Murat
2:00pm to 3:40pm Ashley Durant
4:00pm to 5:40pm Medicine Hat
6:00pm to 7:40pm Chris Eger Band
8:00pm to 11:00pm The Hipsters
Sunday (7/27)

12:00pm to 1:40pm Scott Lindemuth
2:00pm to 3:40pm Little Bill
4:00pm to 6:00pm The Geoffrey Castle Band


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