Arts & Entertainment

Whether you’re looking to be entertained or enlightened, Gig Harbor Now covers fun and informational events taking place in the community.

Cruisers car club all about ‘making friends and having fun’

Jun 29, 2022 | By:

The big Cruise the Narrows car show is coming up Aug. 6 at Uptown Plaza. The club hosts many other events, including cruise-ins, club tours or just driving around town.

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Gig Harbor Garden Tour returns; here’s what you will see

Jun 23, 2022 | By:

Garden lovers, rejoice. The Gig Harbor Garden Tour is back this weekend, after a two-year COVID hiatus. Five gardens, three on Fox Island and two in Gig Harbor, are featured in the 23rd edition. Each is unique, reflecting the personality and plant preferences of its owners. Community Garden The circuit begins at the Community Garden

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Make Music Day rings in summer at Uptown

Jun 20, 2022 | By:

Summer officially arrives Tuesday, June 21 – or so the calendar shows. Uptown will mark the occasion with Gig Harbor’s second annual Make Music Day. Make Music Day is a worldwide musical celebration of the arrival of summer. It began in 1982 in France. Today, it takes place in more than 1,000 cities in 120

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Wings & Wheels airshow first postponed, now canceled at Tacoma Narrows Airport

Jun 15, 2022 | By:

Pierce County sent the Tacoma Events Commission a letter on June 3 stating that it couldn’t accommodate the event because of lack of space and support from airport businesses.

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Golferitaville charity tournament returns; players, sponsors sought

Jun 14, 2022 | By:

Organizers of the 18th annual Golferitaville Charity Tournament are looking for businesses to sponsor and golfers to play in the major fundraiser for Gig Harbor Midday Rotary. Golferitaville is Friday, July 15, at McCormick Woods Golf Course in Port Orchard. The charity tournament raises funds for regional programs that support struggling children and families. It’s

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Photo gallery: Blessing of the Fleet and Wheels on the Water

Jun 05, 2022 | By:

The 25th Maritime Gig Festival wrapped up Sunday with the 51st Blessing of the Fleet and the Wheels on the Water car show. Father Mark Guzman from St. Nicholas Catholic Church performed the annual Blessing of the Fleet near the conclusion of the two-day festival. The Maritime Gig Festival returned this year after a two-year

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Photo gallery: 2022 Maritime Gig Festival Grande Parade

Jun 04, 2022 | By:

It did not, in fact, rain on the Grande Parade. Sunglasses, not umbrellas, were needed for opening day of the 2022 Maritime Gig Festival. Despite an ominous forecast, the rain held off long enough Saturday that almost none of the candy handed out got wet. Thousands thronged the sidewalks of Harborview Drive in downtown Gig

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Maritime Gig Festival: Here’s what you need to know

Jun 03, 2022 | By:

Among the many events that are back after two years of Covid cancelations, none is bigger for the community than this weekend’s Maritime Gig Festival.  An estimated 6,000 to 8,000 people typically turn out for the festival, according to the Gig Harbor Chamber of Commerce, which organizes it. It was last held in 2019 before

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Photos: Gig Harbor Waterfront Farmers Market

Jun 02, 2022 | By:

The Gig Harbor Waterfront Farmers Market‘s 2022 season opened Thursday. The market continues every Thursday through Sept. 8. Hours are 1 to 7 p.m. (1 to 6 p.m. in September. For more about events in Gig Harbor this summer, click here. Click on any photo below to see a gallery of images from the market.

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Busy summer ahead as events return after Covid cancelations

May 26, 2022 | By:

From Maritime Gig to the Summer Art Festival, many events that were curtailed or canceled during Covid will return this summer.

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