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November 14th, 2023 · Activities

Unleashing the Magic of Gig Harbor:

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…

  • 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

  • Gig Harbor Film Festival

    Gig Harbor Film Festival

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    Where: Gig Harbor Galaxy Theater in Uptown When: Mid to Late September Cost: $40 General Admission ticket that gets admission to all movies, $300 VIP tickets which usually sell out. There are over 12,000 movie festivals in the world and surprisingly little Gig Harbor is host to one that consistently ranks in the top 100! It is becoming…

    March 21st, 2023  ·  3 min read

  • Gig Harbor Summer Art Festival

    Gig Harbor Summer Art Festival

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    Where: Judson Street in Downtown Waterfront District When: Mid July weekend, 10-6 Saturday and 10-5 Sunday Cost: All activities and shuttle are free One of the biggest festivals of the year in Gig Harbor, it is going strong after 36+ years and draws 1,000s of attendees. This event is right in the heart of the beautiful waterfront district…

    March 14th, 2023  ·  4 min read

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

    The Blessing of the Fleet, a Maritime Tradition.

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    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…

    January 2nd, 2023  ·  4 min read

  • Performers on a float dressed in red and black

    Gig Harbor Maritime Gig Festival

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    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,…

    January 2nd, 2023  ·  7 min read

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