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November 27th, 2023 · Activities

Exploring the Magic of Holidays in Gig Harbor:

Gig Harbor welcomes the holiday season with open arms, setting the stage for an array of spirited events and celebrations. The city’s historic downtown transforms into a winter wonderland, adorned with twinkling lights and colorful decorations that illuminate the streets and harbor, creating an inviting atmosphere for all. Community Events and Festivities The town buzzes…

  • Unleashing the Magic of Gig Harbor:

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    Gig Harbor is a hidden jewel in the Pacific Northwest, offering a distinctive blend of small-town charm, maritime beauty, and a rich tapestry of cultural experiences. It is nestled against the magnificent background of Puget Sound. Gig Harbor offers something to enthrall every visitor, regardless of whether they are a local looking for new experiences…

    November 14th, 2023  ·  4 min read

  • Dog-Friendly Places in Gig Harbor

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    We at the Harbor adore our dogs! Welcome to Gig Harbor, a charming waterfront community nestled in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. If you’re a dog owner, you’ll be delighted to know that Gig Harbor is not just a haven for humans but also a paradise for our four-legged friends. In this blog, we’ll…

    November 10th, 2023  ·  10 min read

  • Darren with his Clients and his family.

    Is Gig Harbor a Good Place to Raise Kids? 

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    Gig Harbor is a stunning place to live – there’s no doubt about that. However, if you’re looking to relocate and have a family (or plan to in the future), you’re probably asking yourself if it’s also a good place to raise kids. As both a local realtor and someone who has raised two kids…

    July 26th, 2023  ·  9 min read

  • Sunset from the Fox Island Bridge in Gig Harbor, WA

    Top 3 Spots to View Gig Harbor’s Stunning Sunsets

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    As a seasoned Gig Harbor realtor with an appreciation for the beauty of our surroundings, I am thrilled to share with you some insider tips on the best places in Gig Harbor to witness breathtaking sunsets. While our beloved town’s Western waterfront may be adorned with trees and private waterfront properties, fear not, as there…

    July 7th, 2023  ·  4 min read

  • Retired couple looks out over Gig Harbor, WA

    Is Gig Harbor a Good Place to Retire?

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    Gig Harbor has long been a favored retirement location in Western Washington. Loads of waterfront, one of the most picturesque small towns on the Olympic Peninsula, and lower crime rates are just a few reasons. Retirees make up about 24.6% of the population according to the website which ranks Gig Harbor as the 4th best place to retire in the US. In the 1980s Gig…

    June 23rd, 2023  ·  5 min read

  • Gig Harbor Christmas Tide Fest & Winter Fest

    Tide Fest and Winter Fest

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    Where: Gig Harbor High School and Peninsula High School When: Thanksgiving weekend and the First weekend of December Cost: $5 at the door Intro A long-time tradition both of these fundraiser Arts and Crafts Festivals have grown to be some of the most popular holiday craft and artist fairs in the region. With over 100 unique vendors, these…

    May 23rd, 2023  ·  3 min read

  • Gig Harbor Tree Lighting

    Annual Gig Harbor Tree Lighting and Lighted Boat Parade

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    Where: Downtown Gig Harbor Skansie Brothers Park When: Usually 1st Saturday of December. Cost: Free Christmas is one of the best times of the year to make the most of Gig Harbor’s small-town community and traditions. Even people from outside of the community come to experience it and create family traditions. I love the way events like this…

    May 16th, 2023  ·  6 min read

  • Donkey Creek Gig Harbor

    Donkey Creek Chum Fest

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    Where: Gig Harbor History Museum, Downtown Gig Harbor When: Saturday and Sunday 11 am- 4 pm mid to late November Cost: Free The Gig Harbor community comes together to celebrate the return of salmon to local waters with a festival. The Chum Festival serves to remind us of the importance of habitat preservation and the history and culture of the Maritime City….

    May 9th, 2023  ·  3 min read

  • Trick or treating in downtown Gig Harbor

    Trick or Treat in the Harbor

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    Where: Downtown Gig Harbor When: October 31, 3-6pm Cost: Free The Gig Harbor Waterfront Alliance is proud to present this annual and very popular-for-all-ages event along the downtown business district. A Great family event in beautiful downtown Gig Harbor supported by all the local businesses. I love seeing the harbor full of people and kids having fun. Road closures by the…

    April 28th, 2023  ·  4 min read

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