April Kick off spring with the Gig Harbor Paddlers Cup and Expo
June Maritime Gig Weekend- the first full weekend in June. Visit www.maritimegig.com 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 at www.gigharborgardentour.com.
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. Outdoor Movies in the Park at 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. www.gigharborwaterfront.org. Later in July, Gig Harbor Wine and Food Festival www.harborwineandfoodfest.com
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. In September the Race for a Soldier brings awareness to a good cause - Permission to Start Dreaming Foundation.
October- November Gig Harbor Film Festival Hollywood comes to Gig Harbor! It's not Thanksgiving weekend, without a Turkey Trot. Winterfest Arts & Crafts Fair at Peninsula High School always Thanksgiving weekend www.peninsula.wednet.edu
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 www.tidefest.com. Gig Harbor Annual Lighted Boat Parade a good seat anywhere along the harbor www.gigharboryc.com. Hark the Harbor, a community sing along at Skansie Brothers Park and Candlelight Christmas in the Harbor- shop in the harbor, a festive setting www.ghhwa.org.