Celebrate all things otherworldly at this interstellar event! Enjoy live music, beer gardens, food trucks, costume contests, and plenty of UFO-fun!
Oh, to be a kid again. The joy of getting lost in play for hours on end, with no concept of the real world. Recapture that feeling with the Washington State History Museum’s latest exhibit Toytopia. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the exhibit opens February 16 and will run through June 10. The exhibit features a life-size doll house, an 8 foot Etch-a-Sketch, a working electric Lego train, and a life-size Monopoly board, perfect for pictures with your little ones.
Celebrating it's 10 year anniversary, this unique festival will be complete with food trucks, beer, wine, gelato and of course old time fiddle music.
This is the event that gets you excited every year that spring is just around the corner! The Tacoma Home & Garden Show is at the Tacoma Dome this weekend through Sunday and parking is free! Meet garden professionals who can answer your questions, get how-to DIY info on a variety of topics, learn cool things like how to attract bees and butterflies to your garden - and meet and hire professionals who can help you get your dream home projects accomplished this year.
Did your New Year’s resolution call for getting outside more? Maybe getting more exercise?
Shake off the winter blues at a Washington State Park
Write here..Plan your big day with help from local experts. Wedding dresses, cakes, photographers, venues, florist and more can all be found at the 11th annual South Sound Wedding Show.
If you love cars and are looking for something fun to do, look to The LeMay Collection at MaryMount.
The Annual Seattle Boat Show is coming soon! Don't miss this opportunity to see the latest in boating products, technology and offerings.
Looking for something fun to do with the kids? The Gig Harbor Waterfront Alliance has an activity planned just for you.
Whether you’re a train fanatic or want to reminisce childhood memories of watching mini trains glide around a self-built track, the Annual Model Train Festival is a must see. The display showcases the “most spectacular and detailed” model railroad scenes in the region, including the largest permanent model train layout in the state. See the trains in action Dec. 22, 23, and 26 through Jan. 1 at Washington State History Museum. Santa will be there from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 22 and 23.
The new Lantern Light Festival in Puyallup will light up the Washington State Fairgrounds with hundreds of handmade lanterns, massive Chinese-inspired light displays, acrobatic performances, and more this New Year's Eve. Families can bring children to watch fireworks, ride an animatronic dragon, mine for emeralds, and wander inflatable mazes and obstacle courses, awaiting the countdown to midnight. Then stay the night nearby in Puyallup with one of our special hotel offers.
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
Travelers can meet fanciful characters, enjoy music & fun enroute
With an array of activities centered around playing and using one’s imagination, North Pole at the Fair is sure to be a favorite for kids and parents alike. Now through Dec. 23, get a peek at Santa’s office and write your wish list on “official” Santa Claus stationary, nibble a cookie fresh from Mrs. Claus’ oven, read Christmas books, visit Elf Village, and play with Legos. There’s plenty to keep your little ones busy. Admission is $5 and free for children under age 2.
Grab your poodle skirts and your blue suede shoes to re-live the best of the 50’s this weekend with LeMay Collections at Marymont. From 6 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4, enjoy a 50’s style dinner with live music, a dance contest, and a silent auction to raise money for LeMay Family Collection Foundation and its programs. Click here to learn more and to purchase your tickets in advance.
It's time again for Tacoma's Jet City Comic Con.
Come to Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 4 and 5, and get to know Blizzard and Boris as they swim in their 11-foot-deep observation pool. Learn about polar bear adaptations, ask questions during Polar Bear Keeper Talks, and learn how to reduce your carbon “pawprint” so that polar bears can continue to thrive in the wild.
In the mood for a good flick? The Gig Harbor 2017 Film Festival is going on now!
For those 21 and over looking for a fun way to spend their Halloweekend and show off their most creative costumes, Tides Tavern is the place to be. The annual Halloween party features an exciting and competitive costume contest that awards Tides Tavern gift cards to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners. The event will be held on Oct. 28, and costume judging will begin at 10 p.m. Come out for dinner and drinks in your best spooky apparel, and stay for a chance to win between $50 and $250 toward your next meal at the restaurant!
Wear a warm coat and head to Lacey to see beautiful vehicles lit up with twinkle lights and festive decor. Word is even Santa will be making an appearance!