Frequently Asked Questions

What do I wear to Swirl?

Swirl is a fun night full of good food and wine so we suggest semiformal or cocktail attire. 

Is there a group room rate if I would like to stay at the Hyatt in Lake Washington?

Yes, closer to the event the group rate link will be posted here.  

What is being served for dinner?

We are still working on the details of the dinner, but you can be sure it will be a gourmet five course meal. 

Where do I park?

Valet parking is available at the main entrance. As an alternative to valet parking, the Southport Public Parking garage provides direct access to hotel.

How much are tickets to the event and what does that include?

Tables of 10 seats may be purchased for $2,000 each; individual tickets are available for $200 each. Your ticket includes an exceptional gourmet dinner designed by the Hyatt's executive chef,  wine tastings for several wineries, cocktails, and access to amazing auction packages!  

Are ticket purchases tax-deductible?

Yes, the fair market value of each ticket is $150. Part of your ticket cost in tax deductible. 

Where do I submit my guest's names?

If you have already purchased a table and need to submit additional guest names, please email with your guests' names, email addresses, and any dietary restrictions they may have.  

Who should I notify regarding any special needs such as dietary restrictions, wheelchair access, etc.?

Please call the events staff at 206-223-7521 or email

Can I bid on items if I’m not able to attend the event?

Yes! Our team is pleased to accommodate any absentee (proxy) bidders that wish to participate in the auction. Proxy bidders must review and complete our proxy bid form and policies. Please call (206) 223-7521 to request more information.

How can I support Swirl and Bailey-Boushay House if I'm unable to attend?

You can still support Bailey-Boushay House through Swirl by donating here.