City News Home
The original item was published from 6/20/2018 4:05:35 PM to 7/5/2018 12:05:01 AM.

City News

News Releases

Posted on: June 20, 2018

[ARCHIVED] July 3 Fireworks & Fun at Ballinger Park

This event is sponsored by the Cheeseburger Babies Foundation, the charitable arm of Red Onion Burgers with contributions from many community sponsors and partners.

The organization promises a bigger and better event than in 2017 with additional entertainment and extended hours. The event kicks off at 3:00 p.m. with family games, pony rides, bouncy houses, food booths, food trucks, face painting, crafts activities, carnival games and booths from local businesses.

The stage area includes live music, a DJ, pie eating contest, gunny sack races, and introductions of local sponsors and officials. The evening’s finale features a fabulous fireworks show choreographed to music that will light up the skies of Lake Ballinger.

Personal fireworks are illegal in Mountlake Terrace. However, Cheeseburgers Babies Foundation obtained a special events permit to allow fireworks and an agreement was approved by the City Council for this event in February. The venue continues at Ballinger Park and the fireworks will be shot from the boat launch over the lake. The spectator viewing area will be located just south of the Mountlake Terrace Senior/Community Center also known as Ballinger Clubhouse.

Since Tuesday is not a legal holiday, parking will be limited during typical work hours at some locations. Parking and shuttle service have been secured at the Mountlake Terrace Transit Center (6001 236th Street SW), Creekside Church (7011 226th Place SW) and at the Nile Country Club (6601 244th Street SW) where parking is available but no shuttle service. Attendees who are able to utilize the Lakeview Trail are encouraged to park at the Nile and walk to the park.

Park and clubhouse restrooms will be closed to the public but there will be portable toilets on site. Be prepared for any weather conditions, low lighting conditions upon exit, probable shuttle waits, and bring chairs or blankets to sit on.

Cheeseburger Babies Foundation thanks, the following sponsors for making this event possible: Sierra Construction, Red Onion Burgers, City of Mountlake Terrace, Double DD Meats, UBEReats Landsverk Quality Homes, Haider Construction, Gutter King, Sorelli Pizza, Grand Pere Bakery, Ace Hardware, Community Transit, Mountlake Terrace Police Guild, South Snohomish County Fire Foundation, Morgan Maintenance, Calvary Church, Creekside Church, Homestreet Bank, Sprout Birth Center, Emerald City Harley Davidson, Waste Management, USA Army Recruiting, Mountlake Terrace Plaza, Honor Care Adult Home,, Northern Lights Stage, North Queens Drill Team and more.

For anyone interested in volunteering or needing more information, please call the event sponsor at (425) 218-5996.


Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in News Releases

Sign Up for Women’s Self-Defense Class

Posted on: November 2, 2023

MLT Police Investigate Drive-by Shooting

Posted on: October 18, 2023

City Council Meetings Move to Thursdays

Posted on: October 5, 2023

Public Meetings to Start for Vision 2044

Posted on: September 26, 2023

Arts of the Terrace Opens Saturday

Posted on: September 20, 2023

Reconstruction Work to Start on 66th Ave W

Posted on: September 13, 2023

Passport Program Expands Hours

Posted on: June 21, 2023

Meet City Manager Candidate Finalists

Posted on: February 22, 2023

City Proposes 2023-24 Budget for Review

Posted on: October 24, 2022

Tour de Terrace Returns July 22-24

Posted on: July 12, 2022

Library Exhibit Features MLT Artist

Posted on: April 1, 2022

Sign Up Soon for MLT Summer Camps

Posted on: March 4, 2022

City Offices to Close for Holiday

Posted on: February 17, 2022

City Council Selects 2022 Leadership

Posted on: January 4, 2022

City Offices to Close for Holidays

Posted on: December 20, 2021

City Seeks Input on Use of Pandemic Aid

Posted on: December 15, 2021

New Tree to Adorn Town Center Plaza

Posted on: November 23, 2021

Clear Storm Drains During Wet Weather

Posted on: October 21, 2021
Female Burglary Suspect

Police Seek Suspect in Mosque Burglary

Posted on: October 20, 2021

Pavilion, Pool Reopen Saturdays

Posted on: October 1, 2021

Ballinger Waterfront Work Continues

Posted on: September 30, 2021
Art show

MLT Lodging Tax Grants Available

Posted on: September 27, 2021
Swim Lesson Group in pool

Vouchers Available for Swim Lessons

Posted on: January 31, 2022