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4th Annual Winter Sip & Stroll Returns February 9

The Winter version of the Gig Harbor Downtown Waterfront Alliance’s popular Sip & Stroll series will help take the bite out of the cold on Saturday, February 9, from 12 pm – 4 pm.  The crowd-pleasing wine and food tasting event, sponsored by Anthony’s at Gig Harbor, will find attendees sipping and then strolling along Gig Harbor’s waterfront sampling Northwest wines, brews, spirits and tasty small bites in downtown stores, restaurants, galleries and non-profits serving as “Stroll Stops.” 

Taking place just before Valentine’s Day each year, the Winter Sip & Stroll offers enthusiastic taste testers shopping opportunities and the perfect occasion to “love the wine they’re with.”  Brews from 7 Seas Brewing and Gig Harbor Brewing, and spirits from Heritage Distilling will also be featured.  The Alliance will provide complimentary shuttle transportation throughout the waterfront to make it easy to visit all the Stroll Stops. Early Bird tickets are $35 in advance and save $10 off the day of event price through February 2nd at  Tickets are $40 February 3 - February 8 or $45 at the door on the day of the event if any tickets remain.  

Participants receive a tasting glass, 15 sip tickets, and a map to guide their stroll through the Downtown Waterfront.  “Love the Wine You’re With” even more by shopping until 5 pm at the wine store featuring bottled wines served at the Stroll Stops.  The store is located at the registration location at the Brewery Banquet Space at 7 Seas Brewing located at 3006 Judson Street.  

For the latest details on participating wineries and restaurants, visit Gig Harbor Wine & Food Experience on Facebook or contact the Alliance office at 253-514-0071. Sponsored by Anthony’s at Gig Harbor, the Winter Sip & Stroll is presented by the Gig Harbor Downtown Waterfront Alliance and the Rotary Club of Gig Harbor.  

The Mission of the Gig Harbor Downtown Waterfront Alliance is to bring together community and waterfront district stakeholders in order to encourage economic vitality and to preserve the historic character and quality of the area. For more information about the Gig Harbor Downtown Waterfront Alliance, visit their website at or contact Mary DesMarais – Executive Director, 253.514.0071 

The Rotary Club of Gig Harbor is committed to our community.  Our motto of “Service Above Self” is something we as Rotarians practice every day. With upcoming projects such as the extension of the Cushman Trail to the waterfront district and the replacement of the flagpole at Skansie Brothers Park, and landscape improvements at the historic Midway Schoolhouse on the grounds of the Harbor History Museum, we strive for the betterment of Gig Harbor and its citizens.