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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 Co-Sponsorship Grants.



Tickets Bought ONLINE: What next?

Thanks for ordering your Tour Ticket Brochure ONLINE! NO ticket will be mailed.


Your multi-page Tour Ticket Brochure is waiting for you at our WILL CALL desk at Tour Headquarters Saturday and Sunday 11-4. Headquarters is at Rosehill Community Center; 304 Lincoln Ave; Mukilteo 98275. Please present your "confirmation" of purchase (Printed or phone view) and ID.


As you drive into Mukilteo, stay in the left "local traffic lanes" and DO NOT get trapped in the ferry traffic lane on the right!


The ticket brochure has the map, garden and quilt descriptions, raffle information and local information on parking and restrooms. Your ticket can be used either or both days to visit each garden one time. Ticket purchases are non-refundable.


Mukilteo has lots of great restaurants for brunch or lunch break; ask at any garden to check our list of restaurants and get recommendations. Stay in Mukilteo overnight: savor dinner!


Visit the RAFFLES tab on our website and see what cool items you can get for a $1 ticket. Then stop by the spread of items at Tour Headquarters at Rosehill Community Center during Tour hours.


Tickets Bought at a RETAIL sponsor: What next?

Thanks for buying your ticket at one of our RETAIL SPONSOR!


You are in possession of the multi-page Ticket Brochure so you have a map, garden and quilt descriptions and other general information about our Tour. You have the garden map, you have options to start your self-guided tour at Garden H and drive in reverse or visit in any order.


Your ticket can be used either or both days to visit each garden one time.


As you drive into Mukilteo, stay in the left "local traffic lanes" and DO NOT get trapped in the ferry traffic lane on the right!


Mukilteo has lots of great restaurants for brunch or lunch break. Stay in Mukilteo overnight: savor dinner! Ask at any of the gardens to review our list of restaurants or get a recommendation.


Visit the RAFFLES tab on our website and see what cool items you can get for a $1 ticket. Then stop by the spread of items at Tour Headquarters at Rosehill Community Center during Tour hours.


When is the next Tour?

The NEXT Tour is scheduled for July 20 & 21, 2024


We hope to see you there....


How many gardens are on the tour?


The Mukilteo Way Garden Club has selected 6 gardens for this Tour. There will be location information in your Tour ticket brochure at will call (on-line sales) or retail sponsor with maps and driving instructions. It is self guided Tour with ticket to enter each garden once.


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.


Where can I buy tickets?

Tickets will be available for advance purchase at our


sponsoring retail stores on June 10th


Please see our RETAIL LOCATIONS tab


Tickets will also be available for advance purchase online that same date


 


The number of tickets is limited, so we advise advance purchase!  Ticket sales could cut off early in the situation of a SELL OUT!  The Tour is presented RAIN or SHINE!  Ticket purchases are non-refundable.


 Our Ticket Brochure is your multi-page guide for the Tour. It includes the map of garden locations, descriptions of the gardens, and information about each quilt.


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.


When will tickets be available?

Tickets for July 20-21, 2024 are available NOW! Order online for pick up on Tour Days, or visit our supporting retailers to get your ticket in hand!


Thank you, community, for supporting our Tour. Our event is partially funded by the lodging Tax and Co-Sponsorship Grants from the City of Mukilteo


Can I buy my ticket at Rosehill on the Tour dates?

Tour tickets will only be available if we have not sold out by our presale options of online or via our retail sponsors.


Our event has sold out EVERY Tour since 2017! We suggest that you (and your friends) make a plan for Mukilteo Garden & Quilt Tour tickets early before sellout.


 


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.


What else is going on 7/20-21/2024?

Please consider these associated options:



  • Quilts displayed in the Rosehill Community Center Gallery (free)

  • MG&Q Tour Raffles: Fishbowl style with over 12 items of garden and/or Quilt theme including a theme quilt ($1 tickets, need not be present to win) RAFFLE!! (mukilteogardenandquilttour.org)

  • Mukilteo Lighthouse and Gift Shop open for tours (12-4) at Lighthouse Park; some quilts made by Mukilteo Lighthouse Quilt Guild for our charities will be displayed here

  • Promenade along the waterfront to see the new award winning WSF ferry terminal

  • Plus delightful restaurant opportunities throughout town.


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.


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.


This year, many of the selected gardens are within walking distance from each other.


May I bring my stroller, wheelchair, or pet?

Sorry, these are primarily 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, 2024


RAIN OR SHINE!


Will there be restroom facilities?

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


Public Restrooms are located at


·       Rosehill Community Center– Location A on map


·        Lighthouse Park -608 Front Street


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


          Mukilteo Library-4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd


 


The private gardens DO NOT have restrooms available for guest use; please do not ask.


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.  Our garden selection this year is primarily in "Upper Mukilteo" (east of HWY 525) with several of the gardens adjacent.  Bring water and wear comfortable shoes!


Check your ticket brochure for parking information. You may 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 next 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.


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 for the Tour 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.


The Gallery show inside Rosehill Community Center (May - July) will also display some quilts which are for sale.


When is the Rosehill Gallery displaying Quilts?

The Mukilteo Lighthouse Quilters will have quilts on display in the Gallery spaces at Rosehill Community Center from May through July.  Some of these will be available for purchase!


Will the Lighthouse be open?

YES! by special arrangement, the Mukilteo Lighthouse and Gift Shop will be open 12-4 on Saturday and Sunday!


Thank you Lighthouse Keepers and Mukilteo Historical Society!