Grit City Costume Paddle

Put on your most creative costume and paddle the Thea Foss Waterway between 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Oct. 31 in a socially-distanced kick-off to a pandemic Halloween. PLUS: Online costume photo contest with prizes!


Whale Yoga

Dive into blissful, relaxing yoga poses to deep looping harmonies from Rosemary Ponnekanti on double bass! NEW: Spanish-language yoga livestreaming FREE 4:30pm Nov. 7 from the Foss Waterway Seaport on the Tacoma Public Library Facebook page.


Tacoma Ocean Fest has gone virtual! Video premieres, speaker Zooms, art tours & talks, DIY science, games, giveaways and more. And it’s all still online! Start exploring now.

Celebrate | Learn | Protect


Online art tours, galleries, livestreams

PCD booth
Virtual eco-booths, science, ocean learning

tacoma city ballet dancer line
Ocean music, dance & aerial circus videos

Play the Ocean Action Game for a giveaway!

judy twedt

OceanX Zoom Talks now up! Watch them all.


As a festival held on the Tacoma waterfront, we acknowledge that we are standing on traditional lands of the Puyallup tribe, who live here and speak the Twulshootseed language. We honor their history; their leaders past, present and emerging; and their continued protection of the Salish Sea.