Summer Sounds at Skansie is a weekly favorite during the summer months.

January  The Best Western Wesley Inn hosts the Annual Women's STEPPIN' UP Conference

April Kick off spring with the Gig Harbor Paddlers Cup and Expo

May Gig Harbor Beer Fest and the Gig Harbor Street Scramble -- find hidden treasures and explore town

June  Maritime Gig Weekend- the first full weekend in June. Visit for a full list of family fun!  Gig Harbor Garden Tour. Tour local gardens and enjoy a nursey tour. Ticket information and more information can be found by calling 253-857-4VIC or at

June - August  Summer Sounds at Skansie Brothers Park each Tuesday, 6:30 - 8:00 pm. Call 253.853.3554 for up to date line up information.  CinemaGig Outdoor Movies in Donkey Creek Park and Skansie Brothers Park. Various weekends. Call 253.853.3554 for more information.

July  Gig Harbor Summer Arts Festival An event not to miss! Chalk the Harbor all along Gig Harbor’s downtown waterfront. Decorate the city sidewalks with chalk art. Call 253-514-0071 for more information.  Later in July, Gig Harbor Wine and Food Festival

August  Cruise the Narrows Classic Car Show at Uptown Gig Harbor and Olalla Bluegrass Festival- A family festival will entertain from start to end 

September Open Studio Tour- Visit artists at work in their own studios.  Harbor Hounds Walk the Town Bring your 4 legged friend and catch all the action in downtown Gig Harbor. Donkey Creek Chum Fest held at Donkey Creek Park.

October- November  Gig Harbor Film Festival Hollywood comes to Gig Harbor!  Winterfest Arts & Crafts Fair at Peninsula High School always Thanksgiving weekend

December  Gig Harbor Tree Lighting. Always the first Saturday in December- a fun family event at Skansie Brothers Park. Tidefest Art Fest at Gig Harbor High School the first weekend in December  Gig Harbor Annual Lighted Boat Parade a good seat anywhere along the harbor  Hark the Harbor, a community sing along at Skansie Brothers Park and Candlelight Christmas in the Harbor- shop in the harbor, a festive setting