Local Events

The June Edition: 21 Tacoma Events

The June Edition: 21 Tacoma Events

It’s Tacoma events round-up time again and we’ve gathered 21 June events for your consideration. You can dance your heart out to ‘90s jams, walk for the Humane Society, sit-in on storytelling, salute the sun on Summer Solstice, join the Summer Reading Club, and shop so many fresh, local, outdoor markets! Take a look, Tacoma.

The April Edition: 22 Tacoma Events!

The April Edition: 22 Tacoma Events!

It’s spring in Tacoma; the season of damp dirt, delicate blossom, deep digging, seed scattering, light jackets, unbuttoned cardigans (oh my!), the season of the Lincoln High School Plant Sale, the season when the daffodils go on parade. What else? How about the opening day of the McMenamins Elks Temple, a big Norwegian pancake feed, the Tacoma Sister City Film Festival, and the 4th Annual Black Earth Celebration. Take a look!

The February Edition - Over 30 Tacoma Events!

The February Edition - Over 30 Tacoma Events!

We’re back for the 9th month in a row to spread the Tacoma love all around! With over 30 events in this list there’s something for lovers of the indoorsy and outdoorsy, lovers of music, of film, lovers of peace and quiet, lovers of local makers, of discussion, of disruption, of justice, lovers of literacy, of gal pals, lovers of lovers (all kinds), lovers of Tacoma!

Now It's November! 19 Tacoma Events

Now It's November! 19 Tacoma Events

November is for curling up with a good book and a warm drink, but it’s also for getting out the door for community fundraisers, holiday markets, concerts, tree lightings, fix-it fairs, Tarot readings, and volunteer opportunities. There are so many ways to give back, get involved, and get to know Tacoma!

Oh, October - 16 Tacoma Events!

Oh, October - 16 Tacoma Events!

October, the month of harvest fests and haunts, of chilly outdoor escapades, of art and film extravaganzas. Seasons change, but community continues, it never ends here in Tacoma, so take a look at over 16 opportunities to be part of it.

Celebrate September - 10 Tacoma Events

Celebrate September - 10 Tacoma Events

Ready or not September is upon us and we have a list of 10 worthy Tacoma events for you! Something for cyclers, old-timey harvest fest enthusiasts, dog lovers, community activists, human rights advocates, beer drinkers, golfers, and anyone ready for a talent show gala on the waterfront.

Welcome to August - 21 Tacoma Events For You!

Welcome to August - 21 Tacoma Events For You!

August has arrived. The final month of what constituted summer vacation when we were youngsters. Don’t despair. Just take each day at a time, and when the mood strikes, check our list of 21 August events all over Tacoma. Listen to music under the open sky, join the Native American Traditional canoe gathering, explore a street fair, or maybe enter a beard competition (seriously).

It's July in Tacoma - 15 Community Events You'll Love!

It's July in Tacoma - 15 Community Events You'll Love!

It’s July. What?! Yes, we can’t escape time moving forward, so let’s embrace it. Here’s our list of 15 July events all over Tacoma. Take a historical walking tour, celebrate the birthday of Tacoma's weirdest most beloved dive bar, enjoy story time with your kid, strengthen and focus with some outdoor yoga, or settle in for live music in the park. Or don’t. You’ll be just fine.

Tacoma Summer Markets

Tacoma Summer Markets

Summer is outdoor market season. Say goodbye to fluorescent lights, muzak, and plastic. Join the general delight created by people selling directly to people with dogs, strollers, weather, and live music in the mix. This is our list of Tacoma Markets (not just Farmers Markets, either!), plus 2 select out of town markets well worth a visit.

What's Happening, Tacoma?

What's Happening, Tacoma?

Not as in “Oh no! What’s happening?” but as in “What’s going on around town?” This is our roundup of 15 super-duper-sweet happenings around Tacoma this June. You’re going to want to read this!

Lincoln Students Growing Life Skills, Community, and Lots of Plants Too!

Lincoln Students Growing Life Skills, Community, and Lots of Plants Too!

It’s the Lincoln High School Plant Sale this Wednesday, May 2 - Sunday May, 6. Last week we visited Abe’s Golden Acres to interview Mr. Iverson and some of the LHS students working, learning, and growing at the farm. We were impressed and charmed. You will be too.

What's Happening? Tacoma Wayzgoose! AND...

What's Happening? Tacoma Wayzgoose! AND...

It’s what? It’s Tacoma Wayzgoose weekend (we’ll explain). AND 2 more events you don’t want to miss (if you like dogs, plants, sweet people, or community togetherness).

Tacoma Arts Like Crazy!

Tacoma Arts Like Crazy!

Thursday-Sunday it's all the arts in Tacoma! Literary readings, local makers, installations, performance, musicians, and you. It's here for you! Maker, Vintage & Fair Trade Pop Up Market, Creative Colloquy Readings, and Homecoming at Alma Mater.