June in Gig Harbor is a time of vibrant community events, beautiful weather, and opportunities for outdoor adventures. Whether you’re a resident or visiting for the first time, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Here’s an in-depth look at some of the premier events happening in Gig Harbor this June.

๐†๐ข๐  ๐‡๐š๐ซ๐›๐จ๐ซ ๐…๐š๐ซ๐ฆ๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ ๐Œ๐š๐ซ๐ค๐ž๐ญ

Date: Every Saturday in June

Location: Harbor History Museum, 4121 Harborview Drive

The Gig Harbor Farmers Market is a weekly celebration of local produce, artisanal goods, and community spirit. Held every Saturday from 9 AM to 2 PM, the market features a diverse array of vendors offering fresh fruits and vegetables, handcrafted items, baked goods, and more. It’s a perfect way to spend a Saturday morning, supporting local farmers and artisans while soaking in the vibrant atmosphere.

๐’๐ฎ๐ฆ๐ฆ๐ž๐ซ ๐’๐จ๐ฎ๐ง๐๐ฌ ๐š๐ญ ๐’๐ค๐š๐ง๐ฌ๐ข๐ž

Date: Every Tuesday in June

Location: Skansie Brothers Park, 3207 Harborview Drive

Summer Sounds at Skansie is a beloved concert series that brings live music to the waterfront every Tuesday evening from 6:30 PM to 8 PM. Pack a picnic, bring a blanket, and enjoy an evening of fantastic music with stunning views of the harbor. Each week features a different genre, from rock and jazz to folk and classical, ensuring there’s something for every musical taste.

๐Œ๐š๐ซ๐ข๐ญ๐ข๐ฆ๐ž ๐†๐ข๐  ๐…๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ๐ข๐ฏ๐š๐ฅ

Date: First Weekend in June (June 1-2)

Location: Downtown Gig Harbor

The Maritime Gig Festival is one of Gig Harbor’s most anticipated annual events. This two-day festival celebrates the city’s rich maritime heritage with a range of activities for all ages. Highlights include:

๐“–๐“ป๐“ช๐“ท๐“ญ ๐“Ÿ๐“ช๐“ป๐“ช๐“ญ๐“ฎ: A vibrant parade featuring local bands, floats, and community groups.

๐“‘๐“ต๐“ฎ๐“ผ๐“ผ๐“ฒ๐“ท๐“ฐ ๐“ธ๐“ฏ ๐“ฝ๐“ฑ๐“ฎ ๐“•๐“ต๐“ฎ๐“ฎ๐“ฝ: A tradition where local clergy bless the fishing fleet and other boats for a safe and prosperous season.

๐“›๐“ฒ๐“ฟ๐“ฎ ๐“œ๐“พ๐“ผ๐“ฒ๐“ฌ ๐“ช๐“ท๐“ญ ๐“”๐“ท๐“ฝ๐“ฎ๐“ป๐“ฝ๐“ช๐“ฒ๐“ท๐“ถ๐“ฎ๐“ท๐“ฝ: Multiple stages with performances from local artists and entertainers.

๐“š๐“ฒ๐“ญ๐“ผ’ ๐“ฉ๐“ธ๐“ท๐“ฎ: Fun activities and games for children, including bouncy houses and face painting.

๐“•๐“ธ๐“ธ๐“ญ ๐“ช๐“ท๐“ญ ๐“’๐“ป๐“ช๐“ฏ๐“ฝ ๐“ฅ๐“ฎ๐“ท๐“ญ๐“ธ๐“ป๐“ผ: A variety of local food trucks and artisans offering delicious treats and unique items.

๐†๐ข๐  ๐‡๐š๐ซ๐›๐จ๐ซ ๐’๐ญ๐ซ๐ž๐ž๐ญ ๐’๐œ๐ซ๐š๐ฆ๐›๐ฅ๐ž

Date: Mid-June (June 15)

Location: Skansie Brothers Park, 3207 Harborview Drive

The Gig Harbor Street Scramble is an exhilarating urban adventure where participants use a map to find checkpoints scattered throughout the city. This event is perfect for families, groups of friends, or solo adventurers looking to explore Gig Harbor in a fun and active way. Participants can choose from different course lengths, making it accessible for all fitness levels. The scramble starts at 10 AM, and everyone is encouraged to return by noon for the post-event festivities and awards ceremony.

๐†๐ข๐  ๐‡๐š๐ซ๐›๐จ๐ซ ๐๐ž๐ž๐ซ ๐…๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ๐ข๐ฏ๐š๐ฅ

Date: Late June (June 22)

Location: Uptown Gig Harbor Pavilion, 4701 Point Fosdick Drive NW

The Gig Harbor Beer Festival is a must-attend event for beer enthusiasts. Featuring over 20 local breweries, this festival offers a fantastic selection of craft beers to sample. In addition to great beer, attendees can enjoy live music, food from local vendors, and a lively atmosphere. The festival runs from 12 PM to 5 PM, and tickets often sell out, so be sure to grab yours in advance.

๐–๐š๐ญ๐ž๐ซ๐Ÿ๐ซ๐จ๐ง๐ญ ๐–๐š๐ฅ๐ค๐ข๐ง๐  ๐“๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ

Date: Various dates throughout June

Location: Starts at the Harbor History Museum, 4121 Harborview Drive

Discover the history and charm of Gig Harbor on a guided Waterfront Walking Tour. These tours, led by knowledgeable local guides, take participants on a journey through the city’s past, highlighting historic buildings, significant events, and interesting stories. Tours are held on various dates throughout June, typically starting at 10 AM. It’s a wonderful way to learn more about Gig Harbor while enjoying a leisurely walk along the waterfront.

๐Ž๐ฎ๐ญ๐๐จ๐จ๐ซ ๐Œ๐จ๐ฏ๐ข๐ž ๐๐ข๐ ๐ก๐ญ

Date: Last Friday in June (June 28)

Location: Sehmel Homestead Park, 10123 78th Ave NW

End the month with a magical evening under the stars at the Outdoor Movie Night. This family-friendly event features a popular film shown on a giant inflatable screen in the park. Bring your blankets, lawn chairs, and snacks for a cozy movie experience. The movie starts at dusk, and there are often pre-movie activities for kids to enjoy.

๐†๐ข๐  ๐‡๐š๐ซ๐›๐จ๐ซ ๐€๐ซ๐ญ ๐–๐š๐ฅ๐ค

Date: Third Thursday in June (June 20)

Location: Various galleries in Downtown Gig Harbor

The Gig Harbor Art Walk is a monthly event that showcases the work of local artists in galleries and studios throughout downtown. On the third Thursday of each month, from 5 PM to 8 PM, art lovers can stroll through the participating venues, meet the artists, and enjoy light refreshments. It’s a wonderful way to support the local art community and find unique pieces to add to your collection.

๐†๐ข๐  ๐‡๐š๐ซ๐›๐จ๐ซ ๐๐š๐๐๐ฅ๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ ๐‚๐ฎ๐ฉ

Date: Second Weekend in June (June 8-9)

Location: Skansie Brothers Park, 3207 Harborview Drive

For those who love water sports, the Gig Harbor Paddlers Cup is a thrilling event featuring paddleboard, kayak, and canoe races. Competitors of all ages and skill levels are welcome to participate. The event also includes demonstrations, clinics, and opportunities to try out different types of paddlecraft. Whether you’re a seasoned paddler or a curious beginner, this event offers something for everyone.

๐Œ๐š๐ค๐ž ๐Œ๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ข๐œ ๐ƒ๐š๐ฒ

Date: June 21

Location: Various locations throughout Gig Harbor

Join the worldwide celebration of music with Gig Harbor’s Make Music Day on June 21. This annual event turns the city into a stage, with musicians of all genres performing in parks, streets, and public spaces. From impromptu performances to organized concerts, Make Music Day is an inclusive event that encourages everyone to participate, regardless of skill level. Enjoy live music from local artists and discover new talents in this joyous celebration of music.

๐–๐ž๐ž๐ค๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐˜๐จ๐ ๐š ๐ข๐ง ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐๐š๐ซ๐ค

Date: Every Sunday in June

Location: Crescent Creek Park, 3303 Vernhardson Street

Start your Sundays with a rejuvenating yoga session in the serene setting of Crescent Creek Park. These free, all-levels yoga classes are held every Sunday morning from 9 AM to 10 AM. It’s a perfect way to relax, stretch, and connect with nature. Don’t forget to bring your yoga mat and water bottle!

๐„๐ฑ๐ฉ๐ž๐ซ๐ข๐ž๐ง๐œ๐ž ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐†๐ข๐  ๐‡๐š๐ซ๐›๐จ๐ซ ๐“๐ก๐ข๐ฌ ๐‰๐ฎ๐ง๐ž

June in Gig Harbor is a month filled with diverse and exciting events that cater to all interests and ages. From music and art to food and outdoor adventures, there’s something happening every week to keep you entertained and engaged. Mark your calendars and take advantage of all that this charming waterfront community has to offer. Enjoy the vibrant atmosphere, meet new people, and create lasting memories at these fantastic June events in Gig Harbor.

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