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Calendar of Events Set for 2013

Gig Harbor, Wash. – February – The new year is here and Gig Harbor is ready with a full calendar of events each month.  This small town offers big entertainment options with the wide variety of events, festivals, runs and performances throughout the year.  Below is a list of the main events for 2013.  Information on these events as well as many more events can be found by visiting Gig Harbor’s community website which is updated daily at;


First Saturday Artwalk, every first Saturday 1-5pm

February 2-April 7th “Cruising the Washington Fossil Freeway at the Harbor History Museum

March 16th “Splash” art event at the Harbor History Museum

April 6th Gig Harbor Farmers Market Opens

April 13th – July 14th “Savage Ancient Seas” at the Harbor History Museum

April 20th Parks Appreciation Day

April 20th & 21st  Gig Harbor Paddlers Cup and Expo

May 11th Gig Harbor Beer Festival

May 25th Gig Harbor Street Scramble

June 1st & 2nd  Maritime Gig Festival, Parade and Blessing of the Fleet

June 25th – Aug 20th Summer Sounds at Skansie Outdoor Concerts (Tuesdays)

June 29th & 30th  Gig Harbor Garden Tour

July 5th – Aug 24th (every other weekend) CinemaGig Outdoor Movies

July 12 & 13th Blue Willow Lavender Fest

July 20th Chalk the Harbor

July 20th & 22nd Gig Harbor Summer Arts Fair

August 4th  Cruise the Narrows Classic Car Show

August 17th Olalla Bluegrass Festival

August 31st  Over the Narrows 10 mile Run

September 14th Harbor Hounds Walk the Town

September 14th & 15th Open Studio Tour

September 22nd Race for a Soldier Half Marathon

September 21st  Donkey Creek Chum Festival

October 5th Scarecrow Festival and Dirty Dash 5K

October 5th Key Peninsula Farm Tour

October 18th- 20th Gig Harbor Film Festival

November 28th  Turkey Trot 5K & 10K

November 30th & December 1st  Winterfest Arts and Crafts Fair

December 7th  Gig Harbor Annual Tree Lighting

December 7th & 8th Tidefest Art Fair

December 13 – 15th Candlelight Christmas in the Harbor

December 14th Gig Harbor Lighted Boat Parade


Gig Harbor – Washington’s Maritime Village.