Upcoming Events 

Lotus is a welcoming venue for small groups and intimate gatherings.

Call us –  425 . 243 . 9641

Public Events • Private Celebrations • Sunday Tea Parties • Meeting Venue •  Retreats • Workshops  and Living History & Heritage in conjunction with  Historic Costuming in Seattle.


FESTIVAL OF SAIL –  15 – 18 June 2017 at Foss Waterway, Tacoma


LAKE UNION WOODEN BOAT FESTIVAL –  July 1- 4, 2017 at the Center for Wooden Boats – South Lake Union Park, Seattle

*** Fabulous Fourth & Fireworks Party – aboard Lotus – 4 July***


MAKING THE CUT – July 9, 2017 – Hiram Chittenden Locks Re-enactment Celebration  from the Locks to South Lake Union,Seattle



Tail of the Lake

First Sunday in October – Catch Lotus at the Tail of the Lake race on Lake Union! We will be at the north end of the lake near the finish line, resplendent with Edwardians in period clothing and showing our colors!


7:20 am – perfect weather – waiting for the start of the  Tail of the Lake!


We have a great view for the races – Come with us next year!


Time for tea with Costuming in Seattle

Today they are Edwardians!


 Volunteer Orientation & Work Party

Help keep Lotus beautiful and in great working order – Second Saturdays.

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Spend the night in 1909 – aboard Lotus! 

An Historic Seattle Experience  


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 Sunday Afternoons in the Summer

 Gather your family & friends – Celebrate each other!

 Reservations Required  &  Hats Encouraged ! 

 All proceeds benefit the M.V. Lotus    

Call 425.243.9641   or   info@mvlotus.org

Plan a Private Event

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IMG_3648 Celebrate your “sisters”!  Invite nine of your best friends, work mates, or your team – we sleep 10. Come aboard for an evening of  laughter, sharing, catching up on family, friends, small talk and Big talk. Or make it a retreat for business and spend the evening planning to do good.


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Lotus is the most charming & intimate weddings venue.  The jewel-like setting of this glorious ship needs little to make it Wedding Party ready. Save the date with our Event Steward. 425.243.9641

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The MV LOTUS Foundation Preserves the LOTUS

THE Historic 1909 Cruising Houseboat and is a partner in programing with The Center for Wooden Boats at the Historic Ships Wharf

Celebrate / Play / Learn / Boat / Create / Explore / Relax

at Lake Union Park