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

Great Family Fun! The Hilltop Street Fair is one of the best events in the city. We have... More

The Washington State Fair is one of the biggest fairs in the world, and the largest in the... More

The LeMay Annual Show has been an annual tradition for 42 years this year. What started as a... More

Artist Preston Singletary tells the Tlingit story of Raven and his transformation of the... More

Local artists come together in Lakewood. More

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

In the Habitat Challenge, participants rappel 245' from the roof of Hotel Murano to raise... More

Northwest cidermakers will present nearly 100 ciders (and relatives). And, the Apple... More

Grab your spouse, friends or significant other and join us for this great annual event!... More

The 14th Annual Oktoberfest Northwest hosts Western Washington's largest Munich-inspired... More

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