This holiday season, Tacoma is taking a go big or go HO-HO-HOme approach. There’s so much to do in and around Tacoma during the holidays that there’s barely enough time to sit and write about it. By the time a single word is typed a whole event has come and gone.
So let’s jump right to it! Here are some of the many holiday events perfect for just you or the whole family.
Dec 9-11th (11A-6P)
The 6th Annual Holiday Haul Craw is back in Downtown Tacoma! From the Snowglobe Photo Booth to Elf on the Shelf scavenger hunts you won’t want to miss out on this once-a-year family-friendly fun!
Sat, December 11 (10A-2P)
Sat, December 18th (10A – 2P)
More fun for the entire family and.its.FREE! Enjoy ugly sweater contests, holiday music, activities for the youth and a hot cocoa bar!
Dec 10th-Dec 31st
It’s bigger and better than ever! Walk through this festive, magical and interactive experience for the whole family.
Dec 11th – Dec 12th (9A-5P)
Dog moms and Cat dads of our fur friends – this is for you! Bring the whole family – pets included, of course – to the shelter or Northwest Spay & Neuter Center for professional photos with Santa Paws! How happy will your friends and family be to get THAT holiday card! Plus leave with a goodie bag and treats and toys!
Dec 14th at 6:45P
Celebrate the holiday season with LCA’s annual Christmas concerts!
Dec 18th – Dec 19th at 10:30A
A Christmas art market with all the bells, whistles, mistletoe and gluhwein you can handle!
Sat, Dec 18th at 11A
Oh boy do Santa’s Elves have some tricks up their sleeves! Come find and return these adventurous guys back to the North Pole. Enjoy hot chocolate and freshly popped popcorn on your exploration.
Sat, Dec 18th at 5:30 PM
Come and enjoy Tacoma Yacht Club’s annual Lighted Boat Parade! Festive and brightly decorated boats parade along the Ruston/Tacoma waterfront after dark.
Sat, Dec 18th (10A-3P)
Sun, Dec 19th (11A-3P)
The perfect event for all you last-minute shoppers! Shop amazing vendors, get pictures with Santa and have lunch at the deli.
Donate toys up to December 12th at below locations
Photos with Santa and Toy Giveaway Sat, Dec 18th (2-5PM)
Donate new toys before December 12th to one of the following locations: Red Elm Café, Spun, Sam and Terrys, Johnsons Candy, People’s Barbershop, and 2nd Cycle. Then on December 18th toys will be handed out with a special guest, Kwabi, from The Peace Bus and live music by The Ben and Tony Show!
Nov 26th – Jan 2nd
A holiday tradition you know and love featuring over 800,000 magical, colorful lights!
We hope you have a wonderful holiday season with your loved ones! See you in 2022.