Things to do

What to do Here, there is as much art to see as there is land to explore. The region offers an assortment of attractions, recreation and shops so you won’t have any trouble finding things to do. The tough part will be deciding if you’re going to catch a performance, grab a paddle or shop downtown. See for yourself what makes this region unique! Watch the Tacoma + Pierce County Destination Video...

Visit historic theaters and local playhouses, try your luck at the casino or wander mesmerizing gardens, museums and glass Learn More...
Ready for some outdoor adventure? You’ll find ample opportunity to go camping, boating, play golf or catch a ball game. Learn More...
Satisfy almost any craving with one-of-a-kind cuisine. Choose from local restaurants and bakeries to unique clubs and pubs. Learn More...
Discover shopping districts with rows of antique stores, art galleries, specialty shops, malls and outlet centers. Learn More...
Practice your swing or golf clap at premiere courses in the area, providing amusement for all levels of expertise. Learn More...
Cultivate your creative side by experiencing both art and history at any of the six fun-filled facilities located in the Learn More...
Enjoy year-round, world-class entertainment from live comedy to ballet at one of the district’s three Tacoma theaters. Learn More...
Participate in exciting Tacoma + Pierce County activities for little to no cost, year round. Learn More...
Events and Shows

The critically acclaimed exhibition 30 Americans will make its West Coast debut at Tacoma... More

In 1983 Calvin Johnson, Bret Lundsford and Heather Lewis started the band Beat Happening.... More

Longtime collector and renowned artist David Huchthausen will debut a selection of his Art... More

Join us for festive family fun this holiday season when CHI Franciscan Polar Plaza comes to... More

McKim's light-filled, evocative images of Oregon landscapes capture the unique beauty and... More

Into the Deep will introduce visitors to the similar properties between glass and water,... More

Donder and Blitzen are here for their annual stay at Watson’s. Donder and Blitzen can be... More

If you really believe, anything can happen! By chance, Kris Kringle, an old man in a... More

A Christmas Paradise for kids. The North Pole at the Fair is an immersion experience for all... More

Put your racing skills to the test every second Thursday of the month in the Speed Zone at... More

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