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  • Free Port Harbor Boat Tours

    Sunday. Bring the whole family and cast off from Tacoma’s famous working waterfront for a tour of Commencement Bay aboard the comfortable Lady Mary. Brought to you by the Port of Tacoma, the Boat Tours provide a close-up look at one of the largest container ports in the United States.

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  • Vigor Entertainment Stage

  • With a variety of street performers, bands, clowns, jugglers and more. This years fest is sure to have entertainment for the whole family!
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  • Tacoma Rail Train Rides

    Saturday. Mark your calendar to ride the rail around the Tacoma Tideflats at Tacoma Rail’s open house. Learn how Tacoma’s own freight-switching service supports the economic health of the Port of Tacoma and the Tideflats industries.

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  • Quick & Dirty Boat Building

    Want to test your skills at building a boat with limited supplies in a limited amount of time? Join us at the 8th Annual Quick & Dirty Boat Building Competition! If you’ve never competed or cheered it on, you’re in for a treat!

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  • Beer Garden

    Best All-American Beer Garden at Thea’s Park

    Watch the races!
    Groove to the music!
    Thea’s Park Beer Garden by the water is the perfect setting for relaxation and fun with friends.

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  • Foss Waterway Seaport

  • The Seaport offers radio-controlled boats, children’s concerts and an up-close look at many “mighty boats” – all free during the Tacoma Maritime Fest. Stop by and enjoy the fun!
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Enjoy, The Puget Sound Pirates, Arts & Crafts activities, A Catch & Release Tank and more! Read more