FRI-SUN – Children 12 and under are free to this magical festival with art, music, dance, storytelling, and fairy houses scattered throughout the gardens.
SPOKED TO RIDE
SAT – Get in gear and head to the charity fundraiser an bike ride along a 12 or 40-mile route.
SAT – This event features an award ceremony honoring activists and local members of the community. Enjoy a comedy show, bid on auction items, and celebrate with down-to-earth talent.
EL DORADO CABARET
THROUGH JUNE 27 – The Can Can Theater at Pike Place Market hosts a Cabaret about a girl gang, redefining what it means to be an outlaw with no compromise.
FRI – Dozens of musicians of all ages come together to play at Westlake Park to celebrate the Summer Solstice.
KIRKLAND WINE WALK
FRI – Drink local wine in participating shops during the Kirkland Wine Walk, starting at the Heathman Hotel.
TASTE OF TACOMA
SAT-SUN – Head to the ultimate summer get together and enjoy the flavors of Tacoma with over 40+ local restaurants, craft vendors, live entertainment, and more at Point Defiance Park. Free admission and a shuttle bus is available from Tacoma Community College.
SAT – Get an exclusive sneak peak at exotic cars at Hot Import Nights. Nightclub acts, a DJ, and foreign models will be at the Angel of the Winds Arena.
FREMONT PARADE & FAIR
SAT-SUN – Watch the Summer Solstice parade at the Fremont District the Parade ends in Gasworks Park with live music and brew. Don’t miss the well-known fair and the Dog Parade Sunday!
SAT-SUN – The 4th Annual SipFest features 14 wineries accompanied by cider and beer at Sandy Cove park.
BACON, EGGS, AND KEGS
SAT-SUN – CenturyLink Field hosts a weekend of brunch and booze with over 40 participating breweries and a 30ft Bloody Mary Bar.
FRI – Take advantage of the free admission night at Imagine Children’s Museum and empower kids to play, learn and grow.
NW PEAKS COMEDY NIGHT
SAT – Adam Luckey hosts some of the best local talent at NW Peaks Brewery.
LASHES DRAG / CABARET
FRI-SAT – This weekly Drag Show hosts a number of special guests followed by a live DJ and a dance party.
THROUGH SAT – This outrageously hilarious musical comedy about nuns raising cash and revealing unexpected talents on stage.
ROCK LEGENDS CONCERT
THROUGH SUN – The Million Dollar Quartet recreates the night music legends Johnny Cash, Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins played together.
THROUGH JUNE 23 – The Tacoma Little Theatre hosts a comedic story of a couple’s quiet weekend in the English country is ambushed by their children.
LOVE, CHAOS, AND DINNER
THROUGH JUNE 30 – Marymoor Park features a dinner cirque show, including an aerial and acrobatic show as well as a five-course meal.
BROADWAY HIT WICKED
THROUGH JULY 7 – Catch the hit Broadway musical Wicked, the untold true story of the Witches of Oz.
CONCERT ON THE LOCKS
THROUGH SEPT 2 – Enjoy free music at the Locks all summer long. Bring a picnic and enjoy the scenic Ballard park.
APA SCIENCE FICTION
THROUGH SEPT 15 – The expanding universe of Asian Pacific Americans and their influence on Sci-Fi takes a deep dive into actors, artists, writers, animators and more. Get your tickets and head to the Wing Luke Museum.
THEATER IN THE PARK
THROUGH SEPT – Big name acts jump in front of a green screen at Marymoor Park. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy a free show while enjoying a summer evening in the park.
THROUGH JULY – Bring your gloves and elbow grease to the Higher Taste Blueberry Farm and help keep weeds and blackberry bushes off the crops. In return, you’ll get to pick a variety of organic blueberries from over 2100 bushes on 5 acres for free! Contact for hours.
NEW MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND
- Toy Story 4
- Child’s Play
- Surprise Me
- Wild Rose
- The Extraordinary
FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF EVENTS IN THE AREA FOR THE ENTIRE MONTH, VISIT