Things to do in Tacoma, Washington

March 24 Update

With the statewide "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" proclamation, most Pierce County attractions have closed their physical doors. However, their online portals are full of educational, entertaining content. 

Virtual Experiences 

Chihuly at TAM 

Chihuly Walking Tour

Washington State History Museum 

Tacoma History Museum

LeMay - America’s Car Museum: Fuel From Home

LeMay - America’s Car Museum Digital Tour

Old Town Walking Tour

Pretty Gritty Tours - Old City Hall Tour

Tacoma Art Museum's Permanent Collection on eMuseum

Karshner Museum Exhibit of the Week

Point Defiance Park Rose Garden Virtual Tour

Fort Nisqually Living History Museum Virtual Tour



Give Back

Arts and culture are built into Pierce County's DNA, from the world-class museums that comprise Tacoma's famous Museum District to those organizations throughout the smaller communities in the county.  

If you want to give back to these organizations that are so much the fabric of our region, here are some places to start:

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

In partnership with Light in the Attic Records, Alma Mater is offering two FREE screenings... More

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Neo soul, jazz & funk Maxwell Friedman is living proof that some musicians are indeed... More


Classic Rock-n-Roll Shady Day came together over a couple of years in the late 1960's from... More

Synth-tinted love ballads The Olympia, Wash., based four-piece Oh, Rose has solidified their... More


Classic Rock-n-Roll Shady Day came together over a couple of years in the late 1960's from... More

Dance to music videos projected onto multiple video screens all night long, complete with a... More

Apr 5
Save 50% with the 3-Day Attraction Pass

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