Day 96-98: Gig Harbor’s TGIF Weekend Guide for the 4th of July


Friday July 2

Summer carnivals are back! Bring family, neighbors and friends to kick back and enjoy our parks. Play Tacoma family carnivals kick-off at Jefferson Park on Friday, July 2. Come play, learn and grow as you experience interactive games, entertainment, arts and a host of other family focused activities.

Through July community parks around Tacoma take turns as carnival destinations from 5-8 p.m. on Friday evenings. Bring the camera for all the photo ops created by these fun memory making adventures for kids. All activities are free.

July 2: Jefferson Park, 801 N. Mason

July 9: Portland Avenue Park, 3513 Portland Ave.
July 16: Manitou Park, 4421 American Lake Blvd.

July 23: McKinley Playfield, 4321 McKinley Ave.

July 30: South Park, 4851 S. Tacoma Way

Saturday July 3rd

Today kicks off the 1st Gig Harbor Art Walk of the season!

Saturday, July 3 1:00p to 5:00p

1st Saturday of every month 1-5 p.m. in historic downtown Gig Harbor. Get a walk passport, visit all 7 participating galleries, and be eligible to win a $50 gift certificate to one of the galleries.

Sunday July 4th

With no Henderson Bay firework show this year and nearly all shows cancelled due to lack of funds, we’re lucky to have the The Tacoma Freedom Fair this year. You can experience the fireworks this year via Destiny Harbor Tours (click for detailed times and pricing). They are hosting the 4th of July Boat Tours: Gig Harbor Rent a Boat, 8829 No. Harborview Drive. Contact…Tom Drohan (253) 225-6306

View the Tacoma Air Show from Gig Harbor trip from Gig Harbor runs 12:45 to 4:00 on the 4th. From Rent-A-Boat @ Anthony’s 8829 N. Harborview Dr. Gig Harbor 98332 Adults $30, Seniors $25, kids 5-12 $20

View the Tacoma Fireworks trip from Gig Harbor runs approx. 9:00 to 11:20 PM. From Rent-A-Boat @ Anthony’s Adults $35, Seniors $35, Kids 5-12 $30

Trips are also scheduled from the Tacoma dock at the Museum of Glass.  Check the website for full details.

For Reservations call 253-225-6306


About Tom Tuttle

A licensed real estate agent practicing in the Pierce County area for the last 10 years. I pride myself on repeat/referral business and a level of customer service unparalled in the industry. Prior to real estate, I taught middle school Language Arts for 10 years in the Tacoma School District. I graduated from Pacific Lutheran University with a masters degree in Educational Technology. I thank you for taking the time to read my blog! Click or call: 253-686-3992
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