The Locks Centennial Boat Parade

The original boat parade in celebration of the opening of the Ballard Locks in 1917. Photo courtesy of Making the Cut.

Sunday, July 9, 10:00 am—2:00 pm
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, 3015 NW 54th St, Seattle

July 4, 1917, a marine parade through the Ship Canal marked the official opening of the Ballard Locks. On July 9, 2017, commemorate the centennial of this historic event with a re-creation of that parade! The historic schooner Adventuress will pass through the locks and lead more than 50 vessels from Salmon Bay into Lake Union.

Up-to-date parade information, including viewing spots, list of vessels, route map, and post-parade details, will be announced on Facebook. This event is free and open to the public, all ages welcome. For more information on the ongoing commemoration of the Ship Canal centennial, visit makingthecut100.org.