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  • February 11, 2017
    Tour Gig Harbor’s beautiful Downtown Waterfront for mingling, nibbling and sipping inside a number of great local businesses serving as stroll stops. Enjoy a selection of Pacific Northwest wines, spirits, brews and ciders.
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    • February
  • April 8, 2017
    Celebrate spring with the family at Uptown Easter egg hunt. Meet at the fountain at 10 AM to start the hunt and join in on fun children's activities and a picture with the Easter Bunny until 11 AM.
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    • April
  • April 15, 2017
    Peninsula residents can create a new family tradition with loads of happy memories by attending PenMet Parks annual Spring Easter Egg Hunt.The Spring Easter Egg Hunt runs throughout the event so every child is guaranteed a chance to find eggs and win a great prize.Families will have the chance to visit with the Easter Bunny and enjoy other spring activities.
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    • April
  • Saturdays April - September 2017
    The Gig Harbor Farmers Market offers fresh flowers, produce, plants, baked goods, food, handmade crafts, expert advice from master gardeners, a kids' tent, live entertainment, and much more.
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  • April 8, 2017
    Races in the harbor will range from novice to expert, while a complete expo of watercraft sports will be on shore. Demonstrations, clinics and workshops will be held throughout the two-day event.
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    • April
  • April 29, 2017
    Do you have a love for production and the film life? Want to have your film featured on the big screen at Galaxy Theatre? Then write, film, edit and score a 5-minute short all within 72 hours and submit!
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    • April
  • April 22, 2017 9a-12p
    We're celebrating Earth Day, Arbor Day, National Parks Week and your local parks in one fun event. It's gratifying to know you are part of a major county-wide effort with nearly 2,000 other people working in their local parks at the same time.
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    • April
  • May 13, 2017
    Award-winning brewers from the Puget Sound area will be pouring their finest brews. The Gig Harbor Beer Festival is a fund-raiser benefiting the Gig Harbor Kiwanis Foundation.
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    • May
  • May 27, 2017
    The Gig Harbor Street Scramble is the largest Street Scramble in North America and the only free Street Scramble in the greater Puget Sound region. The event is FREE, but pre-registration is encouraged for the Street Scramble.
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    • May
  • Saturdays June - August
    Taking place most Saturdays and free to the public, hear some “Tall Tales” and interesting stories about our town that give tour-goers a glimpse that connects the “then and now” history while educating and entertaining about wildlife found in the harbor.
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    • August
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  • June - August
    Mark your calendars and join us every Thursday, 3-7pm at Gig Harbor’s Skansie Brothers Park. You will find a wide variety of vegetables, beautiful flowers, berries, honey, baked goods, shellfish, entertainment, chef demos, and much more!
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    • August
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  • June 3 & 4, 2017
    Gig Harbor's signature summer event and largest festival takes place annually in downtown Gig Harbor along Harborview Drive. This family friendly event offers live music, entertainment, great food, kids area, yacht festival,and much more!
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    • June
  • June 3, 2017
    This family fun run kicks off the Maritime Gig Festival. Runners of all caliber can come and enjoy a nice run along Harborview Drive. Before the race smaller children have a special kids dash designed just for them!
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    • June
  • June 24 & 25, 2017
    Grab your tickets and enjoy an amazing tour of Gig Harbor and the beautiful gardens that await you. This two day event is run by dedicated volunteers, and ‘Master Gardener’ docents.
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    • June
  • June 28 - August 15 2017
    Enjoy a free concert in Skansie Brothers Park every Tuesday Night. There is always a great lineup of entertainment so make sure to grab your camping chair and reserve your spot early!
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  • Fridays July 2017
    Enjoy a free movie in the park every Friday at Skansie Brothers Park. Make sure to bring chairs and blankets.
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    • July
  • Thursdays July - August 2017
    Enjoy live entertainment and shopping every Thursday in Uptown!
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  • July 2017
    Join us for a day of Jimmy Buffet music, sunny skies, margaritas, good food, and of course, perfectly-behaved flamingos.
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    • July
  • July 15, 2017
    Children, families and adults are invited to decorate the sidewalks of the downtown waterfront. The Alliance provides free chalk along with Certificates of Award.
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    • July
  • July 15 & 16, 2017
    The festival is held on Judson Street, in downtown Gig Harbor. The whole street for all the arts and crafts booths, performance stage, over 10 food vendors and live art demonstrations!!
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    • July
  • July 29, 2017
    Festival Highlights will include: 50+ wineries, brews, spirits, and select fine restaurants and food purveyors; a wide selection of educational offerings including wine seminars, cooking demonstrations and more!
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    • July
  • August 5, 2017
    This family fun run kicks off the Maritime Gig Festival. Runners of all caliber can come and enjoy a nice run along Harborview Drive. Before the race smaller children have a special kids dash designed just for them!
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    • August
  • August 2017
    Featuring local and national bluegrass, folk and jam bands, great food, handmade arts and crafts, old time craft demonstrations, a wide variety of activities for children and the legendary Berry Pie Contest.
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    • August
  • September 9, 2017
    Enjoy a day of fun with neighbors, family and your furry best friend! Every year, hundreds of people participate in Harbor Hounds with dogs of all shapes, sizes and breeds.
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    • September
  • August 12, 2017
    A chip-timed half marathon offering spectacular views across the Tacoma Narrows Bridge and back; and recognition to top finishers. Everyone else can enjoy a leisurely 5K Fun Run/Walk that starts at 8:15am. Not quite ready for a half marathon? Try the new 10k run instead.
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    • September
  • September 15 - 17, 2017
    Open Studio Tour continues the tradition established in 1993 of juried, select Greater Gig Harbor area artists opening their working studios to the public.
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  • November 18, 2017
    Every year, the greater Gig Harbor community celebrates the return of salmon to our local waters. The Chum Festival serves to remind us that the quality of our water, and the habitat it supports, connects us all.
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    • November
  • September 30, 2017
    Glass Pumpkin Patch Comes to Uptown. Hand blown glass pumpkins from the Tacoma Glassblowing Studio will be on display and available for purchase from 9am-4pm at the pavilion.
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    • September
  • September 24, 2017
    Since our first event in 2011, thousands of runners have run for a cause in beautiful Gig Harbor. If you're ready for the long haul (the half marathon) or prefer a slightly shorter haul (the brand new 5K run/walk), this is an amazing event to be a part of.
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    • September
  • October 7, 2017
    A community Scarecrow Competition with entries created by local business, community groups and families.This festival is an autumn celebration with live entertainment and music, farm animals, hay rides, camel & pony rides, carnival games, food and fair treat vendors.
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    • October
  • October 26 - 29, 2017
    The Gig Harbor Film Festival is one of the fastest growing independent film festivals in the Northwest hosted at Galaxy Theatre in Uptown.
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    • October
  • October 31, 2017
    Business in Downtown Gig Harbor hand out candy beginning at 2:00 and ending at 5:00.
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    • October
  • November 9, 2017
    Mark your calendars and put in for a vacation day! Girls Night out 2016 is Thursday, November 10th! “Shop and Dine from 10 to 9”!! Goodie bags, trolley rides, coupon books, shopping and dining specials – and more!
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    • November
  • November 23, 2017
    Burn off those turkey dinner calories before you even consume them! Join in on a family fun 5k and 10k trot on Thanksgiving morning along the beautiful downtown Gig Harbor waterfront.
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    • November
  • November 25 & 26, 2017
    Thousands of holiday shopper attend Peninsula High School's Winterfest during ThanksgivingWeekend. 200 Arts and Crafts Artists display their handcrafted items and gourmet foods.
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    • November
  • December 2, 2017
    Join us for the 7th annual PenMet Parks and Peninsula Athletic Association Breakfast with Santa. Celebrate the holiday season with pictures with Santa (photo strip), holiday music, arts & crafts and letters to Santa! The Gig Harbor Kiwanis will also be providing a Pancake Breakfast. Be sure to bring your camera!
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    • December
  • December 2, 2017
    Always the first Saturday in December. Bring the family down for a fun tree lighting ceremony in Skansie Brothers Park.
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    • December
  • December 2 & 3, 2017
    150 artists fill the 118 available spaces, selling everything from glass art, sculpture, pottery, jewelry and clothing to paintings, wood products and leather bags. Raising money for the school’s activities and athletics programs.
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    • December
  • December 7-9, 2017
    Experience the small town Christmas shopping in the Gig Harbor Historic Waterfront District. The waterfront merchants are ready to welcome you in with great holiday specials, treats, and extended shopping hours all weekend!
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    • December
  • December 9, 2017
    Decorate your boat and join us for a Holiday tradition here in the Harbor! This is one of the ways that we can give back to our community by giving them a festive show out on the water.
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    • December