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Mark Your Calendars: Gig Harbor Events in 2013

Here is a list of Gig Harbor events happening in 2013.

The new year is just around the corner and Gig Harbor is ready with a full calendar of events each month. This small town offers big entertainment options with the wide variety of events, festivals, runs and performances throughout the year. 

Below is a list of the main events for 2013:  

First Saturday Artwalk, every first Saturday 1-5 p.m.

Jan. 12: Resolution Run for the Heroes

Jan. 26 & 27: Steppin Up Women’s Conference

Feb. 2: The Art of Chocolate

Feb. 2 – April 7: “Cruisin the Washington Fossil Freeway” at the Harbor History Museum

March 16: “Splash” art event at the Harbor History Museum

April 6: Gig Harbor Farmers Market Opens

April 13 – July 14: “Savage Ancient Seas” at the Harbor History Museum

April 20: Parks Appreciation Day

April 20 & 21: Gig Harbor Paddlers Cup and Expo

May 11: Gig Harbor Beer Festival

May 25: Gig Harbor Street Scramble

June 1 & 2: Maritime Gig Festival and Blessing of the Fleet

June 25 – Aug 20: Summer Sounds at Skansie Outdoor Concerts (Tuesdays)

June 29 & 30: Gig Harbor Garden Tour

July 5 – Aug 24: (every other weekend) CinemaGig Outdoor Movies

July 12 & 13: Blue Willow Lavender Fest

July 20: Chalk the Harbor

July 20 & 22: Gig Harbor Summer Arts Fair

Aug. 4: Cruise the Narrows Classic Car Show

Aug. 17: Olalla Bluegrass Festival

Aug. 31:  Over the Narrows 10 mile Run

Sept. 14: Harbor Hounds Walk the Town

Sept. 14 & 15: Open Studio Tour

Sept. 22: Race for a Soldier Half Marathon

Sept. 21: Donkey Creek Chum Festival

Oct. 5: Scarecrow Festival and Dirty Dash 5K

Oct. 5: Key Peninsula Farm Tour

Oct. 18 - 20: Gig Harbor Film Festival

Nov. 28: Turkey Trot 5K & 10K

Nov. 30 & Dec. 1: Winterfest Arts and Crafts Fair

Dec. 7: Gig Harbor Annual Tree Lighting

Dec. 7 & 8: Tidefest Art Fair

Dec. 13 – 15: Candlelight Christmas in the Harbor

Dec. 14: Gig Harbor Lighted Boat Parade

For more iformation on these events, visit www.gigharborguide.com.

-Information courtesy of City of Gig Harbor.

Yvonne Dunbar December 11, 2012 at 05:44 PM
Please inform me why my event announcement for Feb 2, 2013 "4th Annual Waterside Brunch" to benefit St. Anthony Hospital was not included in your upcoming events for 2013. I submittied my piece, it was accepted - but I don't see it anywhere. PLEASE ADVISE. Thank you, Yvonne Dunbar yvonnedunbar530@comcast.net
Akiko Oda December 11, 2012 at 06:56 PM
Hi Yvonne, the list of events above were provided by the City of Gig Harbor's marketing director. Your event that you posted on Patch can be found here: http://patch.com/E-rkwf Please let me know if you have any additional questions.

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