Preserving the History of the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Seattle, Washington

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Chittenden Locks and Lake Washington Ship Canal Centennial Marine Parade

 Centennial Parade is open to the public

Virginia V under sail
There will be a boat parade to mark the centennial anniversary of the Lake Washington Ship Canal and Chittenden Locks on July 9, 2017 from 10 am to noon.

Here's some information directly from the Virginia V website:

"Come celebrate 100 years of operation of the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks (aka the Ballard Locks). Board the VIRGINIA V from South Lake Union and parade to the locks and back with a host of other boats celebrating this event.
The VIRGINIA V will be the official viewing boat for the parade and will peel off from the group just after the Fremont Bridge. Once docked back at SLU the vessels will parade by our pier!
  • Board at 9:30 am
  • Departure at 10:00 am
  • Return at 12:00 pm
  • Vessels parade by VIRGINIA V at 12:30 pm
Bar service with beer, wine, and soda for sale
Lunch not provided with ticket price. Guests are welcome to bring their own snacks."

You can sign up on line and find more info here:

Even more info on the Making The Cut website is here: