Events Calendar

The Seaport hosts year-round special events, festivals and family education programming. Events typically require paid admission to the Seaport. See the individual event description for further details.

Explore the Outdoors with KBTC at the Seaport!

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May 27, 2018 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Join KBTC and the Foss Waterway Seaport as we explore nature! Watch new episodes of Nature Cat & Wild Kratts, explore the museum, participate in hands-on activities and receive special giveaways!

This is a FREE event. Light refreshments will be served. The event begins at 1:00 PM but drop-ins are welcome throughout museum hours. Limited free parking is available in the Foss Waterway Seaport lot and additional paid parking is available in the Republic Lot north of the Seaport. 

Ocean Fest 2018

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June 10, 2018 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

A free festival on Tacoma's waterfront that brings together arts, sciences and water play to celebrate our ocean, tell about its threats and inspire us all to protect it.

Visit for more information. 

Zodiac Schooner Port of Call at Foss Waterway Seaport

June 14, 2018 (All day) - June 17, 2018 (All day)

The Foss Waterway Seaport is excited to host the beautiful and historic Zodiac Schooner! Schooner Zodiac will visit the city of Tacoma for dockside tours and sailings on Commencement Bay. The Zodiac will be open daily to visitors for deck tours with paid admission to the seaport.

The Zodiac’s four day visit will culminate with a Brunch Sail on Father’s day with afternoon deck tours and a final sunset dinner sail.