Events Calendar

The Seaport hosts year-round special events, festivals and family education programming.   We hope you will join us for some of the following activities:

  • The Tacoma Dragon Boat Association will host the annual Rainier Dragon Boat Festival on Saturday, May 16The race starts at Thea's Park, 535 Dock Street with plenty of viewing room from the Seaport esplanade!  The first heat is at 9am and racing will continue throughout the day until about 4pm.

  • Foss Waterway Seaport’s seasonal opening is Sunday, May 17 (noon to 4pm).  Our celebration will include family-friendly festivities, cake cutting, live music, the Tacoma Fire Department fire boat, special maritime vessels, activities and exhibits. See Hours and Admissions on our home page for details about our regular schedule. 

  • Family Fun Day partnering with Pierce County Education Communication Outreach Network (PECO NET) on Saturday,
    May 30
    .  Click on the Education tab for more details!

  • On-water weekends of paddle, sail and steam.  Keep an eye on our website for dates!

  • Maritime Fest on Saturday, July 18 (10am to 6pm) and Sunday, July 19 (10am to 5pm).  This 23rd annual event will be full of fun activities, roving entertainment, music, and food for the entire family to enjoy.   You can learn more at Maritime Fest's website:

  • Sea Camps on August 3-7 and August 10-14.  Click on the Education tab for more details!