Maritime Gig Festival
June 2nd 2018 | 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location: Downtown Gig Harbor
The Maritime Gig Festival presented by the Gig Harbor Chamber of Commerce, celebrates the area's rich boating heritage. The weekend-long event includes a family fun run, entertainment and concerts, a children's fair, food vendors and the always-popular Yo’ Ho’ Harbor Grand Parade.
Saturday’s schedule of events starts at 8 am with a Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast served in front of 7 Seas Brewing, with a Kids Dash and U.S. Bank Family Fun Run happening in the morning before the day’s highlight at 10 am, the Yo’ Ho’ Harbor Grande Parade. An annual celebration of the community’s rich history and traditions, the parade attracts between 6,000 to 8,000 people each year. At noon, business booths, food vendors and the Children’s Fair open, keeping the fun going with food, entertainment and concerts happening all afternoon into the evening.
Sunday, June 3, kicks off at 10 am with a Children’s Festival at Skansie Park. The fourth annual Wheels on the Water Car Show begins at 11 am with a Car Show Awards Ceremony happening at 2 pm and the Blessing of the Fleet at 1 pm, give participants many chances to enjoy a variety of festivities all day. Skansie Net Shed Foundation activities and various entertainment and concerts that start in the morning and last until 4 pm round out the Sunday Maritime Gig Fest schedule.
Make sure to plan on joining the fun at the Maritime Gig Festival in beautiful downtown Gig Harbor where there’ll be lots of festive activities to enjoy for the entire family!.