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National Night Out Returns to Gig Harbor August 2nd

Gig Harbor, Wash. July 25th, 2016 – On Tuesday, August 2nd, the community of Gig Harbor is invited to join together at the Gig Harbor Civic Center, 3510 Grandview Street, joining thousands of communities gathering nationwide for National Night Out. This fun, free, community-wide event from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. will include free food, live music on the Pepsi Main Stage, the Home Depot Root Beer Garden and many other fun activities for the whole family.

Our featured musical guest is the amazing Afton Prater featuring Smiley D. In addition, we are proud to announce that local band Cannibal Hamster, along with musicians from our local Star Search, will be performing. We will also feature special guest Olympic Medalist Amanda Beard.

National Night Out is a “Community-wide” block party designed to heighten crime prevention awareness and an enjoyable means to promote neighborhood spirit, build police-community partnerships and send a message to potential criminals letting them know we will not tolerate crime in our community.

Gig Harbor’s National Night Out will include:

  • Gig Harbor Police

  • Pierce County Sheriff

  • Washington State Patrol

  • Gig Harbor Fire and Medic 1

  • South Sound 911

  • U.S Military

  • U.S Customs and Border Protection

  • U.S Coast Guard

  • The Beast Bus

  • Storm Troopers

  • Games and activities for children

  • Free live music

This event is hosted by the City of Gig Harbor Police Department and sponsored by: The Jaycox-Gig Harbor Police Benevolent Fund, Gig Harbor Fire and Medic 1, Gig Harbor Employees Guild, Pepsi-Cola, Peninsula Light Company, American Family Insurance, South Sound 911, Waypoint CrossFit, Target, Home Depot, Wilco Farm Stores, Costco Wholesale, Gig Harbor Kiwanis, PenMet Parks, United Rentals and Hemley’s Septic Services.

For more information contact the Gig Harbor Police Department at (253) 853-2428.

Gig Harbor, Washington’s Maritime City


Karen Scott
City of Gig Harbor Tourism & Communications Director
(253) 853-3554