Events Calendar

The Seaport hosts year-round special events, festivals and family education programming.

Family Program - Pier Peer in Tacoma

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Saturday, December 6

Bring your family and join Foss Waterway Seaport and Metro Parks Tacoma for a "Pier Peer in Tacoma" aquatic nighttime adventure. Explore the hundreds of mysterious marine life forms — including some pretty "alien" looking creatures drawn to underwater lights placed off our docks.  

See and touch creatures brought up from the deep by local divers. Participate in a plankton tow.  After this exciting outdoor adventure, we'll go inside to warm up, drink hot cocoa and talk about what we saw. 

Lighted Boat Parade Viewing

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Saturday, December 20

Join us for cocoa, cookies, and a parade of lighted holiday boats on the Foss!

Family Program - Pier Peer in Tacoma

Foss Waterway Seaport Image
Saturday, February 7

Bring your family and join Foss Waterway Seaport and Metro Parks Tacoma for a "Pier Peer in Tacoma" aquatic nighttime adventure. Explore the hundreds of mysterious marine life forms — including some pretty "alien" looking creatures drawn to underwater lights placed off our docks.  

See and touch creatures brought up from the deep by local divers. Participate in a plankton tow.  After this exciting outdoor adventure, we'll go inside to warm up, drink hot cocoa and talk about what we saw. 

Family Program - Pier Peer in Tacoma

Foss Waterway Seaport Image
Saturday, March 7

Bring your family and join Foss Waterway Seaport and Metro Parks Tacoma for a "Pier Peer in Tacoma" aquatic nighttime adventure. Explore the hundreds of mysterious marine life forms — including some pretty "alien" looking creatures drawn to underwater lights placed off our docks.  

See and touch creatures brought up from the deep by local divers. Participate in a plankton tow.  After this exciting outdoor adventure, we'll go inside to warm up, drink hot cocoa and talk about what we saw. 

Daffodil Boat Parade

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Sunday, April 12

Join us on the Foss for this fun spring tradition--the Daffodil Boat Parade. We'll be gathered to watch the decorated boats parade by our dock on Sunday morning.