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It’s “GIG” Time Again!

Gig Harbor, WA - Planning is underway for Gig Harbor’s Signature Summer Event the Maritime Gig Festival. Presented by the Gig Harbor Chamber of Commerce, the popular, family friendly festival takes place on the first full weekend of June each year and features plenty of live music, entertainment, food vendors, a yacht festival, the Wheels on the Water Car Show, The Blessing of the Fleet, a Children's Fair, the US Bank Family Fun Run, the Grand Parade, the Farmer's Market, the Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast and more. This year’s Gig will take place on June 7th and 8th.

The festival kicks off Saturday, June 7th with the U.S. Bank Family Fun Run. The first 150 participants to sign up will receive free t-shirts courtesy of U.S. Bank. Immediately following the race is the annual “Yo Ho Harbor” Grand Parade. If your group or organization wants to participate, the time to apply is now. Early bird pricing is available until April 26th. The final deadline for applications is May 12th; however applications are limited to the first 100 spaces available.

Business booth applications are also being accepted through March 28th and food vendor applications will be accepted until April 11th. This is a great opportunity for your business to give back to the community and build brand awareness with exposure to more than 15,000 attendees to the festival. Many sponsorships opportunities for the festival are available as well. Applications and detailed information on the Maritime Gig Festival can be found at www.Maritimegig.com .

The Maritime Gig Festival requires over 100 volunteers over the two day event so if you want to have some fun and be a part of this great family weekend contact Tracy Patton at the Gig Harbor Chamber office, (253)851.6865.