Join Shellie Hart for this heartwarming event that takes to the water as independent boaters and charter operators volunteer their boats, crews and time to host approximately 1,500 intellectually disabled guests on a special holiday cruise on Lake Union & Washington.
- Sunday, December 2nd
- 3:30pm – 5:30pm
- Lake Union & Lake Washington
Over 200 boats will be decked out in lights and holiday cheer at various docks and yacht clubs. Once on board, guests are treated to snacks and beverages provided by participating boat owners and skippers. Guest also enjoy entertainment, gifts and visits from Santa Claus as they cruise for two hours through the Montlake Cut to Lake Washington. Simultaneous cruises take place in Bremerton, Tacoma and Olympia.
Seafair & 76 encourage the participation of intellectually disabled guests in the 76 Seafair Holiday Cruise. Please take into consideration the factors of open water boating, weather and crowd excitement when signing up to participate in this event.
Please register for the 76 Seafair Holiday Cruise through one of the organizations listed below. Each agency has rules specific to their organization that must be followed regarding ratio of chaperones to guests. Guests must be at least 12 years of age. Each guest must submit a registration form and hold harmless waiver to participate.
It is recommended that you dress warm and wear a waterproof jacket and rubber-soled shoes. Lifejackets are required and will be supplied by boat operators at the event. Light snacks will be served.
Guests using a wheelchair or seeking limited mobility accommodations please register through Friendship Adventures.
Guests who are in need of shuttle transportation must register through Washington Vocational Services or Seattle Parks.
Don’t forget to stop by the Warm 106.9 booth to get your free sample of Almond Roca and enter to win a $150 Almond Roca Gift Basket all season long!
Contact: Maureen Browning
Washington Vocational Services
Contact: Janet Bruckshen