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The Blessing of the Fleet, a Maritime Tradition.

Boats in the harbor where the blessing of the Fleet event takes place in Gig Harbor, WA every year.

Where: Downtown Gig Harbor, Skansie Brothers Park When: The First Sunday of June Cost: Free This event has roots that go back over 50 years. In 1970 the District Association of Gig Harbor Lady Merchants desired to honor the fishing heritage of Gig Harbor by starting “Harbor Holidays”. This event was in partnership with the Fishermen’s […]

Sound to Narrows

Runners battling it out for the Sound to Narrows road race

Where: Point Defiance Park to Tacoma Narrows Bridge When: 2nd Saturday in June Cost: Adults $35-50, Youth $10, 5-12 $5, Tots 4 and younger free The largest and most notable run event in Western Washington is the Sound to Narrows, which technically is a Tacoma road race, modeled after San Fransisco’s Bay to Breakers race, but since […]

Gig Harbor Maritime Gig Festival

Performers on a float dressed in red and black

Where: Downtown Gig Harbor When: First weekend in June Cost: Free A community celebration on a grand scale, the  Gig Harbor Maritime Gig Festival. takes place the first full weekend of June. Rain or shine this two-day, family and pet-friendly festival has 6,000 to 8,000 people attend each day, and the numbers just keep growing. Vendors, activities, […]

Gig Harbor Turkey Trot

Runners celebrating at the annual Gig Harbor Turkey Trot

Where: Starts at Judson Street Post Office Parking Lot When: November 23 Cost: Online pre-registration is $20, Day of event $40 Gig Harbor has always been a magnet for people who love the outdoors and fitness. Marathons are the perfect way to bring those two passions together. The area has seen various 12k,10k, and 5k […]

Shamrockin’ the Harbor

People dress up for Shamrockin' the Harbor run and so should you!

Where: Cushman Trail When: Saturday closest to St. Patrick’s Day Cost: Pre-registration $35-55, Day of Event $65, Children 6 and under free, children 6-12 half price. This newer event is a 5k/12k Family-fun run/walk on the beautiful Cushman trail and stretches to the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. Fun for the whole family, while some people wear “turkey day inspired hats, etc. […]

Full Calendar of Gig Harbor Festivals and Events

Performers at one of Gig Harbors great festivals

It can be difficult to find a full calendar of the events that happen in Gig Harbor. Below, I included a list of notable events that you should definitely check out if you get a chance. They are a lot of fun and draw people from all over Puget Sound! March Events June Events July […]

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