FAQ

When is the next Tour?

The NEXT Tour is scheduled for July 20 & 21, 2019


We hope to see you there....


When will tickets be available?

Advance purchase tickets are $15. Tickets purchased at headquarters (Rosehill Community Center) on both Tour days only are $20.


Tickets will be on sale via this website’s Online Purchase on June 8. You can use any charge card via the PayPal screen options.  Purchase receipt received from "Service@paypal.com" email will be exchangeable for the Ticket Brochure at headquarters on the days of the tour.  No actual tickets or vouchers are mailed.  Receipt and ID are required to pick up your ticket. Online advance purchase sales will close at 9 PM on Friday July 19.


 


Retailers will have Ticket Brochures to sell after June 8. Advance purchase sales at the retail locations close at 3PM on Friday, July 19.   Please check the website for this year’s retailer listing.


Where can I buy tickets?

Many of your favorite nurseries, quilt shops and local retailers have Ticket Brochures for advance purchase.   At these locations, you can purchase your Ticket Brochure that includes the map of garden locations.  But don't forget to visit the Raffle tables at our Rosehill Community Center Tour Headquarters.  Please check this website for our list of retail ticket locations.  Retailer advance purchase will close at 3PM on Friday, July 19.


Tickets may also be purchased here online in advance for $15 after June 8 via credit card or Paypal.  Please select the secure "Paypal" site to make your ticket purchase with either a Paypal account or your credit card.  Online ticket purchasers should print their purchase receipt from the resulting email received from "Service@paypal.com" and present that along with ID at the ticket WILL CALL desk at Tour Headquarters to receive your Ticket Brochure. Tour headquarters is open and located at Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo, during Tour hours only (Saturday 11-4; Sunday 11-4).  Online advance ticket advance orders will be closed after 9PM on Friday, July 19. (No tickets will be mailed!)


On the days of the Tour, tickets will be available for $20 at the Tour headquarters:  Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave, Mukilteo. Tour Headquarters will be open from 11-4 Saturday and 11-4 Sunday, only.


PLEASE do not contact the Mukilteo City Recreation Department, City of Mukilteo or Rosehill Community Center for Tour information or ticket purchases. They are not directly involved in the Tour and it is an imposition on their work day to call. We are a separate non-profit organization.


The number of tickets is limited, so we advise advance purchase!  The Tour is presented RAIN or SHINE!  Ticket purchases are non-refundable.


Where can I stay over to enjoy the second day of the Tour?

There are several hotels with attractive discount rates and programs for the Tour timeframe.  Please select the Hotel Accommodations page from our menu.


Who needs a ticket?

Tickets provide admission to each garden, one time only over the two days of the Tour. All adults and children (except infants in arms) will have their ticket marked at each garden entrance.


How many gardens are on the tour?


In 2019, we will feature SEVEN select residential gardens and also the Mukilteo Community Garden that is celebrating their 10th anniversary.


How many people attend the Tour?

The number of tickets is limited to 1,000.  Our two day event is a self - guided tour throughout the community.  The map provided and street signage allows for flexibility for patrons to travel between gardens in any order to accommodate easier parking and access.


May I bring my stroller, wheelchair, or pet?

Sorry, these are private residential gardens which cannot provide accommodations for wheelchairs, strollers or pets.


When will the gardens be open?

The Tour hours are 11 AM to 4PM on both Saturday, July 20, AND Sunday, July 21,  2019


May I visit both days?

Yes, take your time to see all the gardens over the two days of the show.  However, entrance to each garden is allowed only once.


What about parking?

These residential gardens have support for on street parking in their neighborhood location.  If you cannot find an opening, please continue to an adjacent garden and return at your leisure.  If you have a GPS device and your ticket map, you may also consider an alternate plan to visit the gardens in any order.


May I take photos?


Yes, feel free to take as many pictures as you would like for your personal use.  If you would like to submit a photo for possible selection for our 2021 Mukilteo Garden and Quilt Tour poster, please contact us through the website. For our Tour poster, we look for a colorful and balanced display of quilt and garden features.


Will there be restroom facilities?

Your Tour Ticket Brochure map has public restroom facilities noted on the map.


Public Restrooms are located at


·        Mukilteo Library-4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd


·        Lighthouse Park -608 Front Street


·        92nd Street Park -92nd Street and Mukilteo Speedway


·        Rosehill Community Center– Location A on map


Tell me about the RAFFLE?

On Tour days only, our Raffle will be located at our headquarters: Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave. Mukilteo. Raffle items will please both gardeners and quilters.



  • The tickets are only $1 (or 6 for $5). This is a "Fishbowl" style raffle where you can place any or all of your tickets in the bin for the specific item you hope to win.

  • Make sure you clearly write your name and contact phone number or email on the ticket before depositing



  • Drawing will be held at 4:15PM on Sunday, July 21 



  • Winners do not need to be present to win



  • Arrangements must be made to pick up the prizes from the Raffle (or donor where stated).  A Tour volunteer will contact winners to arrange for the pick up.



  • Sorry, we cannot ship prizes


Thanks to our supporters and retail ticket sales partners for contributing these fantastic prizes!


Check our RAFFLES page in the ticket brochure for a list of our prizes!



 


Will there be quilts for sale?

YES!  Several quilts that are on display in the gardens are marked "For Sale" with various prices and are indicated in the Ticket Brochure.   If you would like to purchase one of these quilts, please indicate your interest to the quilt manager in that garden.  She will note your name and contact information.  Full payment for the quilt purchase must  be made at Tour Headquarters at Rosehill Community Center by cash or credit card (sorry no checks!). 


Because several buyers may be interested in the same quilt, the first purchaser to complete the payment at Rosehill will be able to pick up the quilt after the show Sunday or by arrangement.  When payment is received, the cashier at Rosehill will contact the garden quilt manager to mark that quilt as SOLD and make note of the buyer on their record card.  10% of the proceeds are retained by the Tour, 90% is paid to the crafter.


Who are we?


The Mukilteo Garden and Quilt Tour is an all volunteer, non-profit group comprised of the members of the Mukilteo Way Garden Club and the Mukilteo Lighthouse Quilters guild.  We team up every two years for this showcase event in the city of Mukilteo benefiting the charitable goals of the two organizations. 


Thanks to the City of Mukilteo for their support of this event through partial funding from Lodging and Community Support Grants.



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