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Tacoma Maritime Fest 2018

July 29, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The 25th Maritime Fest celebrating Tacoma’s historic waterfront is set for July 28th and 29th. Join us at this all-ages event and be part of this valued maritime tradition that honors Tacoma’s rich maritime history, the trades that defined its past, and the activities & industry that shape it now.

Celebrating the City of Destiny’s 46 miles of waterfront and rich history, Maritime Fest brings together an array of waterfront organizations: Industrial, environmental, recreational, and nonprofit. Tacoma Maritime Fest is a tradition that nearly a quarter-million people have enjoyed during the past two decades. It is the only community event that celebrates Tacoma’s most important asset: its waterfront.

Admission to the Maritime Fest and the Foss Waterway Seaport is FREE thanks to support from KeyBank.

Sunday, July 29th (10 AM – 5 PM)

Who’s going to be on the docks?

  • The Tacoma Youth Maritime Foundation Sea Scouts
  • The Odyssey, The Curtis, and The Vérité
  • Various heritage boats and schooners

We’ll also have:

  • Live Music both days
  • Roving Pirates
  • Bounce Pirate Ship
  • Face Painting
  • Shanty Singers
  • Skilled craftspeople showing off their boat building and model boat building talents
  • Model toy boat building
  • Food Trucks


July 29, 2018
10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Foss Waterway Seaport
705 Dock Street Tacoma
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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