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Summer Sounds

Skansie Brothers Park

3211 Harborview Dr

Gig Harbor, WA 98335

Summer Sounds is a free local event held on the waterfront in Skansie Brothers Park, in historic downtown Gig Harbor. The extremely popular free outdoor concert series is held each week from June till August.  Bring chairs, blankets, and perhaps a picnic and set up for a night of fun and music.


Destiny Harbor Tours

8829 N. Harborview Dr.

Gig Harbor, WA 98332

Tours of Gig Harbor, Point Defiance and the Narrows Bridge are offered on Destiny Harbor Tours restored U.S. Navy boats that are certified for up to 33 passengers each. They offer 1-2 hour scheduled tours or private tours that can range from 1 to 10 hours. Bring your camera because you are more than likely to see beautiful sail boats, seals, or perhaps an orca whale!


Harbor WildWatch

Harbor WildWatch was founded in 2004 and now provides education and outreach programs that focus on informing the community about sustainability of the area's marine resources.  Have the chance to feel a jellyfish or hold a starfish at one of their interactive touch tanks.  Or join them on one of their many beach walks throughout the Puget Sound.


Gig Harbor Farmers Market

                                     Saturday Market:                                   Thursday Waterfront Market:                         

                                        Year Around                                                   June-September

                                          10am-3pm                                                              3-7pm

                           At Former Peninsula Gardens                               Skansie Brothers Park                             

                                 5503 Wollochet Dr NW‎                                      3211 Harborview Dr                               

                                 Gig Harbor, WA 98335                                     Gig Harbor, WA 98335                         

The Gig Harbor Farmers Market offers fresh flowers, produce, plants and expert advice from local gardeners from local farms, baked goods, food and homemade crafts from local artisans. There is also a tent for kids activities, live entertainment and much much more!


Gig Harbor Street Scramble 

Race around the Harbor with your friends and family to reach all the check points on your map before time runs out! This great community event is a great opportunity to get the whole family active and adventuring!


Gig Harbor Garden Tour

Self Guided tour of the beautiful Gig Harbor gardens. Enjoy walking the garden grounds, listening to garden talks and getting expert advice from gardening legends. The tour is held in June or July when the weather is spectacular.|


Gig Harbor Paddlers Cup

Skansie Brothers Park
3207 Harborview Drive

Gig Harbor, Washington 98335

The Annual Gig Harbor Paddlers Cup and Expo are held in downtown Gig Harbor right on the water. It features competitive paddle racing for kayaks, canoes, outriggers and stand up paddle boards. The Expo showcases local businesses and venders who will be giving instructions and demonstrations throughout the event.


Maritime Gig and the Blessing of the Fleet

Join the whole town for the festival of the year on the first weekend in June!  Enjoy a wonderful local parade following the annual downtown Fun Run!  Great music, live entertainment, food venders, and tons of activities for the kids! Great weekend to invite down the folks or just have some family fun!


Harbor Hounds

This pooch friendly event is your chance to show off your dog and support the Prison Pet Partnership.  After the walk through the harbor with your dog, join many pet-friendly sponsors for games, a doggie fashion contest and a pet centered expo.


Gig Harbor Tree Lighting

Skansie Brothers Park

3211 Harborview Dr

Gig Harbor, WA 98335

Join us at Skansie Park to see the holiday season come to life with the annual Gig Harbor Tree Lighting! Enjoy cookies and hot cocoa as you listen to live music, then welcome Santa into the harbor and watch the brilliant tree light up with hundreds of lights. Following the tree lighting, Santa will great the children and accept their holiday wishes!       


Lighted Boat Parade

Downtown Gig Harbor

Come down to the harbor to see the parade of hundreds of lighted boats touring around Gig Harbor Bay! Or participate by decorating your sea craft and following the leader! This annual holiday event is a great site to view the holiday lights!



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