Things to do in Tacoma, Washington

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! 

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...
Glass art is everywhere in Tacoma! From museums and libraries to public installations and even bars, the city is filled with Learn More...
Events and Shows

Bring friends and family for a fun game of suspense at Fort Nisqually Living History Museum!... More

Tacoma's monthly Third Thursday museum district celebration! Local museums offer free or... More

Join us for a monthly gathering of over 80 talented artists and makers. Incredible music,... More

Join us for a monthly gathering of over 80 talented artists and makers. Incredible music,... More

Ecstatic Dance Tacoma is a freeform sober dance movement. Featuring intrinsically unique DJ... More

Spanish Ballroom @ McMenamin's More

Some of the most fun we have at Alma Mater is when Laughing Mater rolls around. The monthly... More

Conventional wisdom has it that Amy Grant put Contemporary Christian Music on the map,... More

High Pulp effortlessly fuse diverse influences from jazz to funk and hip-hop to punk has,... More

The HUMP! Film Festival has been bringing audiences a new kind of porn since 2005. The... More

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