Events In Gig Harbor
Gig Harbor is always teeming with exciting activities, festivals and community events. With our idyllic location situated right in the heart of downtown, the Best Western Wesley Inn & Suites provides our guests with easy access to all the best events in Gig Harbor. Check out our list of popular community events below and plan your trip around them!
Race For A Soldier
With a mission to promote awareness for soldier’s mental health and show support for the men and women who serve our country, the annual Race For A Soldier event takes place each September. Participants can choose to participate in a 10 mile, 5K, or virtual run as they raise money to support the Permission To Start Dreaming Foundation.
Girls Night Out
Girls Night Out is an annual shopping and dining event in Gig Harbor where downtown businesses offer a selection of special menus, deals, and prizes for one special night! Make sure to pick up your Girls Night Out goodie bag, available 2 weeks before the event, which features an event program and a ton of small gifts and trinkets.
This annual event in Gig Harbor invites canoe, kayak, and paddleboard enthusiasts to our historic downtown to enjoy 2 days of waterfront fun! Participants can take part in the Cross Narrows Challenge, Inner Harbors Races, Dragon Boat Races, and more! Looking to learn? The event also features dragon boat training clinics.
Gig Harbor Summer Arts Festival
Each year, the Gig Harbor Summer Art Festival attracts visitors to the Historic Waterfront to check out a variety of incredible local art. Visitors can explore the various stall set up with everything from jewelry to sculptures, grab a bite at one of the many food vendors, and enjoy music played by local musicians! There are tons of kids activities to keep the whole family entertained for the day.
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