Festival and 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

Mill Creek Festival and Star Fest 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament; Taking Over the City July 13-14

MILL CREEK, Wash. – July 13-14 is set to be a wonderful weekend of activities and entertainment for families, four-legged friends and basketball players alike in Mill Creek.

The annual Mill Creek Festival will take place on Mill Creek Blvd between 164th St SE and 159th Pl SE from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 13, with beer garden hours from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. On Sunday, July 14, the festival will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with beer garden hours from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Family-focused entertainment includes a community stage showcasing local performance groups, a main stage hosting professional bands, a pet education and play area, a kid’s corner with bouncy toys, and local artisan and food booths. New this year to the festival, a Family Comedy Corner featuring a hypnotist, joke-a-thon, and stand-up comedians.

The Beer and Wine Garden, hosted by the Mill Creek Business Association, will be located on the Mill Creek Blvd, just north of the Main Stage within a secured, fenced area. All proceeds will go to the MCBA Scholarship Fund to support Mill Creek students.

Mill Creek Blvd will close just north of 164th Street SE to 161st Street SE near Rite Aid beginning Friday, July 12, at 9 a.m. to accommodate the street fair setup. The full festival street closure of Mill Creek Blvd between 159th Place SE and just north of 164th Street and Mill Creek Boulevard will occur on Saturday at 4:30 a.m. For more information about the event, visit www.millcreekfestival.com.

The community is encouraged to use Swift Green line to get to the festival due to the number of people anticipated to be in the area over the weekend. Exit at the 153rd Street SE station along the Bothell Everett Hwy (SR 527), and walk one block west into the heart of Mill Creek Town Center to access Main Street. For additional information regarding the Mill Creek Festival and transportation solutions, visit www.millcreekfestival.com. Free shuttles are available for the event by parking at Jackson High School.

Extending the weekend fun, 3-on-3 participants will be taking over the City Hall North parking lot in the annual Mill Creek Star Fest 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament. Youth divisions will compete on Saturday, July 13. Adult divisions will compete on Sunday, July 14. As parking is extremely limited, players and their fans are encouraged to park at Jackson High School. Free shuttles will be available for transport from the high school parking lot to City Hall North. To learn more please visit https://www.cityofmillcreek.com/news/3_on_3_basketball_tournament.