By Brandi N. Montreuil, Tulalip News
TULALIP – The Boom City Swap Meet opened April 26, for the summer season, giving collectors, treasure seekers, and bargain hunters a chance to explore the emporium of eclectic items every Saturday and Sunday for only $1 vehicle entry fee. The swap meet will be open until mid-June, closing for a brief break for the Boom City Fireworks season, reopening in mid-July until September.
The swap meet features over 200 vendors selling wares, including a cariety of food vendors selling tasty treats where you can enjoy shaved ice, Mexican cuisine and Indian frybread among others.
This year children’s activities will include a large bouncy house and face painting.
Boom City Swap Meet is located at the Tulalip Boom City site behind the Tulalip Resort Casino and open Saturdays and Sundays, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. It is a family friendly atmosphere. For more information about the Boom City Swap Meet, please visit their website at www.boomcityswapmeet.com.
Brandi N. Montreuil: 360-913-5402; email@example.com
Source: Marysville Globe
TULALIP — The Boom City Swap Meet will open for business on Saturday, May 5.
The swap meet will be open in May on Saturdays and Sundays from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., and will welcome a variety of merchandise and vendors, including antiques, handmade crafts and 15 food vendors. Although it will close from June 4 through July 13 for regular Boom City fireworks vendors, the Swap Meet will reopen Saturday, July 14, and remain open through early September.
“This 2012 season is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever, with an emphasis on catering to the entire family,” Tulalip Tribal member Les Parks, a former Tribal Board member and current business entrepreneur. “With 220 vendors on hand, customers couldn’t get more fun and excitement, especially with the ponies and the karaoke.”
The Swap Meet’s food vendors will offer traditional Native American barbecued salmon and fry bread, and its other attractions are set to include pony rides, live karaoke and face-painting.
Admission will run $1 per person, with a maximum of $3 per vehicle.
To reserve a space, vendors can sign up online at www.boomcityswapmeet.com or call 425-359-3864.
Vendors will be charged $20 to rent a space.