#1 Reason: The primary reason is that your $25 Wine Garden ticket (includes 10 tasting tickets for the wine garden) supports Plymouth Housing. For those who do not know – since 1980, Plymouth Housing has been providing homes to the most challenged homeless adults in our community. Today, over 1,000 formerly-homeless adults live in 13 Plymouth residential apartment buildings in the downtown Seattle area. Follow this link for your Wine Garden tickets – http://www.plymouthhousing.org/how-you-can-help/events/belltown-crush/
Wine (and Beer) Garden (2nd to 3rd Avenues)
#2 Reason – Wine Tasting/Brewery: 15 Lake Chelan, Leavenworth and Wenatchee Valley (Baroness Cellars The Castle Vineyards Chateau Faire Le Pont Winery Eagle Creek Winery Goose Ridge Estate Vineyards and Winery Icicle Ridge Winery Icicle Brewing Company Jones of Washington Winery Legend Cellars Plain Cellars Rocky Pond Winery Silvara Vineyards Stemilt Creek Winery Voila winery Baroness Cellars The Castle Vineyards Chateau Faire Le Pont Winery Eagle Creek Winery Goose Ridge Estate Vineyards and Winery Icicle Ridge Winery Icicle Brewing Company Jones of Washington Winery Legend Cellars Plain Cellars Rocky Pond Winery Silvara Vineyards Stemilt Creek Winery Voila winery) and Icicle Brewing Company
#3 Reason – Food/Cigars: Bell + Whete is sharing its Sunday pig roast then hand rolled cigars from San Juan Cigars
#4 Reason – Music: 3 amazing Northwest musicians provided by “Belltown Beats” including Tomo Nakayama, V. Contreras and Geoffrey Castle
#5 Reason – Exercise: Grape stomping competition is back for a 2nd year. Warm up those legs.
Family Fun Block (3rd to 4th Avenues) – FREE
#6 Reason – Art: Famous street chalk artist Gabrielle Abbott of Madonnara Studio along with Local Artists Pop-Up and Kids art tables
#7 Reason – Play: Bouncy House, street performers, face painters, Imagination Playground, giant games on-site, Hula hoops, and trikes
#8 Reason – Food: Local food trucks – Seoul Kitchen, Spicy Papaya, Vet Chef and My Chef Lynn (for purchase) and grape snow cones (free- in keeping with the wine crush theme)
#9 Reason – Bell Street Park Premier Event: And, last not but least, this is Bell Street Park’s Premier Event. We had 400 people for Salsa in the Park – let’s Pack the Park with 500 people for a 2 block final 2016 summer event.
There really is something for everyone – old and young, wine and beer lovers, food truck lovers…. Link here to get your tickets – http://www.plymouthhousing.org/how-you-can-help/events/belltown-crush/
And, a special thanks to the wineries and brewery, Seattle Uncorked, and this year’s Belltown Crush Premier Sponsors – BOSA/Insignia and Metropolitan Improvement District as well as our Silver Sponsors – Clise Properties, Belltown Business Association, and the in-kind donations of Abracadabra and Plymouth Housing Group as well as the Seattle Parks and Recreation for its guidance and support and the Friends of Bell Street Park and its 5 year Art + Activation Plan.