Floating Homes Tour, Sunday, September 7, 2008 from noon to 5:00 p.m.
Seattle's Floating Homes Association biennial houseboat tour will be Sunday, September 7, 2008 from noon to 5:00 p.m. Tickets are $25 each. Upon placing a ticket order you will receive a confirmation number from Brown Paper Tickets. The ticket consists of a brochure with photos, descriptions, and a map of the tour homes and will be mailed out by the Floating Homes Association along with a map showing driving directions to get to the tour areas. Remaining tickets, if any, will be sold on tour day starting at 11:30 a.m. at the foot of East Newton at Fairview Avenue East. Ticket numbers will be limited; advance purchase will guarantee viewing.
This year's tour will feature 12 floating homes, 9 on the east side of Lake Union and 3 in Portage Bay. A mix of quaint and funky cottages and larger, more modern homes with a variety of decor have been specially chosen to give viewers a chance to look at this unique water-oriented community and lifestyle.
The admission price includes bus shuttle transportation between Fairview Avenue East and Portage Bay. Participants will walk from dock to dock beginning at any home they wish. comfortable, slip-on shoes are strongly recommended and there are stairs down to some of the docks. The tour will take place rain or shine; free espresso drinks and restroom facilities will be provided.
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|