Maritime Fest - Tacoma WA

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  • Location: Thea's Park & Foss Waterway Seaport
  • Address: 705 Dock St, Tacoma, WA 98403

Event Info

  • Dates: July 27, 2019 - July 28, 2019
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Website: Event Link

The Foss Waterway Seaport, Puget Sound’s maritime heritage, education, and event center, will officially welcome and host the 26th Tacoma Maritime Fest from 10am to 5pm on July 27 & 28, 2019.

Join this all-ages event and be part of this valued maritime tradition that honors Tacoma’s rich maritime history, the trades that defined its past, and the activities and industry that shape it now.

Celebrating the City of Destiny’s 46 miles of waterfront and rich history, Maritime Fest brings together an array of waterfront organizations: Industrial, environmental, recreational, and nonprofit. Tacoma Maritime Fest is a tradition that nearly a quarter-million people have enjoyed during the past two decades. It is the only community event that celebrates Tacoma’s most important asset: its waterfront.

 

The 2019 Tacoma Maritime Fest features family friendly activities for all to enjoy. Admission to the Festival and the Seaport is FREE, as are most of the activities.

Highlights include:

               Saturday, July 27, 10 am to 5 pm

  • Seaport Museum Exhibits and Activities
  • Dockside tours and viewing, day sails and on-board tours, food trucks, and entertainment
  • Make that Boat Float Containerboard Boat Building and Racing
  • Get out on the water with lessons and activities: Sailing, July 27 session tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/paddle-sail-days-learn-to-sail-session-iii-tickets-58826596935
  • Maritime Garage Sale – Saturday 10am – 4pm in partnership with neighboring Foss Harbor Marina

               Sunday, July 28, 10 am to 5 pm

  • Seaport Museum Exhibits and Activities
    • Dockside tours and viewing, day sails and on-board tours, food, beverage and entertainment
    • Port of Tacoma tours: The FREE Port of Tacoma boat tours are only available on Sunday, July 28th. While all tickets have been reserved, there will be a Standby line for each boat (9am, 10:30am, Noon, 1:30pm, 3pm, and 4:30pm) tour