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      Maritime Gig Parade
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      Maritime Gig Parade
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      U.S. Bank Fun Run
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      U.S. Bank Fun Run
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      Wheels on the Water Car Show
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      Blessing of the Fleet
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      Wheels on the Water Car Show
  • To see more photos from the Maritime Gig, check out our Facebook page!

  • Maritime Gig Festival, June 1 and 2, 2019

  • Yo' Ho' Harbor Grande Parade Yo' Ho' Harbor Grande Parade

    The Yo' Ho' Harbor Grande Parade

    2018 Parade Winners

    • Best Animal Entry: #58 CHEW
    • Best Antique Vehicle: #11 Gary Hughes' Chevrolet Cabriolet (Senator Jan Angel's dignitary vehicle)
    • Best Children’s Entry: #35 Harbor Heights Circus Club from Harbor Heights Elementary School
    • Best Commercial Entry: #36 Eagle Commercial
    • Best Costumes: #109 The Haunted Forest at Grand Farms
    • Best Depiction of Theme: #114 Pack 282 Cub Scouts of Gig Harbor-Gig Harbor Rotary
    • Best Motorized Unit: #61 American Legion Post 236
    • Best Musical Group: #30 Kopachuck Middle School Marching Band
    • Best Service Organization: #98 Stand up for Schools
    • Chairman’s Choice: #65 Harbor Dance
    • Judges’ Choice: #26 Harbor Swing
    • Mayor’s Choice: #95 St. Nicholas Catholic School
    • Most Original: #52 Minter Creek Elementary School

    Saturday, June 1, 2019

    Our parade is an annual celebration of the community in which we live, highlighting our rich history, traditions, and economic vitality. Spectators are welcome to line up anywhere along the parade route to watch. Generally anywhere between 6,000-8,000 people attend the festival each day. 

    Up to 100 parade applications are accepted from businesses and organizations who wish to participate in Gig Harbor's biggest summer event. Early bird pricing is available for those who do so before April 24. The final deadline for applications is on May 15. We fill up each year by the end of April so be sure to submit your application early!

    Registration for the 2019 Parade opens January 1, 2019, so be sure to check back then!

    Parade Route  and Street Closure Maps Parade Route and Street Closure Maps

    Open a PDF of the map, or see it below:

    Yo Ho Harbor Grande Parade Map

    U.S. Bank 5k Family Fun Run U.S. Bank 5k Family Fun Run

    US Bank Logo

    U.S. Bank Family Fun Run

    Saturday, June 1, 2019

    U.S. Bank Family Fun Run

    Register online now for our U.S. Bank 5k Family Fun Run, 8:45 a.m., Saturday, June 1, 2019.

    Or download an application to fill out and send in by email or mail.

    Free kids dash at 8:30 a.m.

    Wheels on the Water Car Show Wheels on the Water Car Show

    Wheels on the Water Car Show

    Sunday, June 2, 2019

    Visit our car show, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in beautiful Skansie Park on the Gig Harbor Waterfront. Cars will be shown along Harborview Drive from Rosedale Street to Pioneer Way. The event is free to visitors. Enjoy a fun day of entertainment, classic cars and tradition at the Maritime Gig Festival!

    Download an application to send in by email or mail.

    Learn more about the show.

    Or register online to show off your car in our Wheels on the Water Car Show, Sunday, June 2, 2019. 

    Awards categories:

    Best of Show
    People’s Choice
    Favorite Ford
    Favorite GM
    Favorite Truck
    Favorite Paint
    Favorite Stock
    Favorite Modified
    Favorite Import
    Favorite Modern Performance
    Favorite Pre-War
    Favorite 40's
    Favorite 50's
    Favorite 60's

    Blessing of the Fleet Blessing of the Fleet

    The Blessing of the Fleet

    Sunday, June 2, 2019

    The Blessing of the Fleet, a time honored tradition, lives on in Gig Harbor as the Saint Nicholas Catholic Church Knights of Columbus and parish Priest process from the church to Skansie Park with the “Our Lady of the Harbor” icon where a service is held to honor those lost at sea and to pray for a safe and bountiful catch. The Priest then circles the fishing fleet blessing each boat and crew with holy water. Anchor your boat or canoe or kayak in to join us!

    Vendors Vendors

    Vendors

    The Maritime Gig Festival is a two day event in Gig Harbor in June. The event is Gig Harbor's largest summer event and draws between 6,000-8,000 people each day. 

    On the Saturday of the festival, businesses, food, non-profit, and craft vendors can have a booth to market, sell, or hand out information. Booths are for Saturday only.

    Submission of an application does not guarantee acceptance into the festival. The festival committee will review each application and notify those upon approval. Applications without payment will not be accepted.


    Business Vendors

    • Date: Saturday, June 1, 2019
    • Location: On Harborview from Rosedale up to Tarabochia and Pioneer.
    • Set-Up Time: Individual Setup time(s) to be determined. Beginning at 6 a.m.
    • Booth Fee: $400 per 10’ x 10’ space (no electrical hook up or covered spaces provided. Must provide own tent.)
    • Deadline: All reservations for exhibition space must be in by May 15, 2019

    Download and fill out a business booth application to mail or email in.


    Craft Vendors

    • Date: Saturday, June 1, 2019
    • Location: On Harborview from Rosedale up to Tarabochia on Pioneer.
    • Set-Up Time: Individual Setup time(s) to be determined. Beginning at 6 a.m.
    • Booth Fee: $200 per 10’ x 10’ space (no electrical hook up or covered spaces provided. Must provide own tent, tables, chairs)
    • Deadline: All reservations for exhibition space must be in by May 15, 2019

    Download and fill out a craft booth application to mail or email in.


    Food Vendors

    • Date: Saturday, June 1, 2019
    • Location: On Harborview between Pioneer & Rosedale streets, next to Skansie Brothers Park
    • Set-Up Time: Individual Setup time(s) to be determined, beginning at 6 a.m. Vending teardown will begin no earlier than 8 p.m., vending is open until 9 p.m. Streets cleared by 11 p.m.
    • Booth Fee: $400 per 10’ x 10’ space; $100 additional fee for oversized trailers and vehicles
    • (Space fees include nominal use of electric/water and garbage)
    • Deadline: All reservations for exhibition space must be in by April 15, 2019

    Download and fill out a food booth application to mail or email in.


    Non-Profit Vendors

    • Date: Saturday, June 1, 2019
    • Location: On Harborview from Rosedale up to Tarabochia and Pioneer
    • Set-Up Time: Individual Setup time(s) to be determined. Beginning at 6 a.m. 
    • Booth Fee: $200 per 10’ x 10’ space (No electrical hook up or covered spaces provided. Must provide own tent.)
    • Deadline: All reservations for exhibition space must be in by May 15, 2019

    Download and fill out a non-profit booth application to mail or email in.


    If you have any questions please contact Spenser Czuleger, Communications Specialist, at 253-851-6865 or email sczuleger@gigharborchamber.com

  • Vice Commodore Sponsors Vice Commodore Sponsors

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  • Admiral Sponsors Admiral Sponsors

  • Captain Sponsors Captain Sponsors

  • Aqua Spas

    Heritage Bank

    Olympic Property Group

    Uptown Dental and Wellness

  • Cockpit Sponsors Cockpit Sponsors

  • Heron's Key

    Peninsula Paint Centers

    Taylor Thomason Insurance

  • Upcoming Events

     
  • 2019 Maritime Gig Schedule of Events

    Saturday, June 1

    • 8:00 a.m.  Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast, Serving until 10 a.m. in front of 7 Seas Brewing
    • 8:30 a.m.  Kids Dash
    • 8:45 a.m.  U.S. Bank Family Fun Run
    • 10:00 a.m.  Yo' Ho' Harbor Grande Parade
    • 10:00 a.m.  Skansie Net Shed Foundation Activities 
    • 10:00 a.m.  Harbor History Museum opens
    • 12:00 p.m.  Business Booths, Food Vendors, & Children’s Fair Open

    Entertainment & Concerts Begin 

    • TBA

    Sunday, June 2

    • 10:00 a.m.  Skansie Net Shed Foundation Activities 
    • 10:00 a.m.  Entertainment and concerts begin
    • 11:00 a.m.  Wheels on the Water Car Show
    • 11:00 a.m. Animal Adoption Event
    • 1:00 p.m.  Harbor History Museum opens
    • 1:00 p.m.  Blessing of the Fleet 
    • 2:45 p.m.  Car Show Awards Ceremony 

    Entertainment and Concerts

    • TBA