The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks connect Lake Washington to Puget Sound. Also known as the Ballard Locks, the entire complex includes gardens, lawns, real operating boat locks, and a terrific indoor viewing fish ladder. This is a great place to stroll around, wave to the boaters, bring a picnic, and listen to free concerts in the summer. There are two ways to get here, either on the Ballard side or the Magnolia side. You'll probably find the Magnolia side a little easier for parking, but there is more stuff to do on the Ballard side.
Grounds: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Fish Ladder Viewing Room Hours: 7 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.
With most events being shut down due to efforts to help flatten the COVID-19 curve, we are going to start publishing other ideas to help businesses. Some of these ideas might be to help visit businesses that are still open, while others may be buying from them online while their physical locations are closed. If you have an idea for one, please feel free to add it as an event - and then we will help get it published. Stay strong Seattle! We will get through this together.