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Posted on: April 18, 2018

[ARCHIVED] You’re invited to “Celebrate Main Street” on April 28

Main Street Event

The public is invited to a free party on April 28 from noon to 3 p.m. celebrating the completion of the Main Street Enhancement Project and to rediscover the many shops, restaurants and businesses in Bothell’s historic downtown. Bring the entire family to enjoy live music, kids’ activities and more!


Event festivities

  • Official ribbon-cutting ceremony, 12:30 p.m. Be there for a historic photo opportunity!
  • Live music featuring Tweety and the Tom-Cats, 1 – 3 p.m.
  • Bouncy house provided by Northshore Rotary Club
  • Touch-a-Truck, with big equipment from the Public Works and Fire departments, as well as bicycle and motorcycle police
  • Sidewalk chalk art, sponsored by Nancy Pipinich State Farm Insurance
  • Specials, demonstrations and discounts from many Main Street shops and restaurants
  • Local schools are in on the fun: Canyon Park Middle School will provide music and Bothell High School football players will be volunteering
  • Food and drinks available for purchase at participating restaurants
  • Happy Hour from 3 – 5 p.m. at participating Main Street businesses

This event is a partnership among the Main Street merchants, the Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce, the Northshore Rotary Club and the City of Bothell.

Check out more details on the Chamber's Facebook event page.


Road closure for the party

Main Street will be closed from Bothell Way to 102nd Ave NE from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Event parking

Party-goers and other visitors to downtown have several options for parking.

  • The City Hall garage, 18415 101st Ave NE, is open from 6:30 a.m. to midnight daily.
  • The temporary gravel parking lot near Baskin Robbins is open for Main Street public parking.
  • On-street parking is available on Bothell Way along the access lanes.

Project background

The $5.8 million project (construction costs) revitalizes Main Street as a pedestrian-friendly downtown urban center, straightening the street’s curved alignment and framing the street with wide sidewalks and flexible parking areas. The project stretches two city blocks from Bothell Way to 102nd Ave NE. Modern urban design elements include wide, curbless sidewalks; space for outdoor dining, retail and gathering areas.

The Washington State Transportation Improvement Board provided a $4.7 million grant for the project.


Project fact sheet


Media contacts


Main Street Enhancement Project information

Barbara Ramey

Communications Officer

City of Bothell

425-806-6144


Celebrate Main Street event details

Elizabeth Tackett

Marketing Manager

Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce

425-485-4353


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