Gig Harbor’s much-loved holiday events are here

Gig Harbor will be decking the halls (and the light poles and the parks) mid-month in preparation for a full calendar of holiday events in this beautiful waterfront community in South Puget Sound. Gig Harbor is home to dozens of events, festivals, performances and much more in keeping with the holiday traditions.  Some annual favorites include:

· November 9 Gig Harbor Girls Night Out

· November 11 Key Peninsula’s Annual Winter Warm Up Craft Fair and Chili Cook Off

· November 12 Harbor Winds presents Americana

· November 17 – December 9 Paradise Theatre presents “Best Christmas Present Ever!”

· November 18 Gig Harbor Chum Festival at the Harbor History Museum

· November 23 Gig Harbor Turkey Trot 5K and 10K

· November 25 & 26 Winterfest at Peninsula High School

· December 2 Breakfast with Santa at the Boys & Girls Club

· December 2 Gingerbread House Making at the Peninsula Library

· December 2 Gig Harbor Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony and arrival of Santa Claus at Skansie Brothers Park

· December 2 & 3 TideFest Fine Arts & Crafts Festival at Gig Harbor High School

· December 8 Light Up the Night: 4th Annual St. Lucia Festival at Harbor History Museum

· December 8 – 10 It’s a Wonderful Waterfront with holiday hay rides

· December 9 Gig Harbor Lighted Boat Parade

· December 10 Hark the Harbor community caroling event

· December 14 Annual Menorah Lighting at Uptown

· December 14 Symphony Tacoma and Symphony Tacoma Chorus presents Handel’s Messiah at Chapel Hill Church

And many more items not listed here! Details on these events and all holiday events and activities in Gig Harbor can be found by visiting

             – Gig Harbor – Washington’s Maritime City