Lantern Paddle for Species

Foss Waterway Seaport 705 Dock St, Tacoma, WA

Get out those LEDs – and if you have one, a kayak or paddleboard. On Friday June 10, Tacomans will light up the Thea Foss Waterway with the annual Lantern Paddle for Species, a part of Tacoma Ocean Fest 2022. With FREE shoreside entertainment from 7-9pm, FREE light art and paddle launch at 9pm, the… Continue reading Lantern Paddle for Species

Beach Cleanup

Purdy Spit 7726 WA-302, Gig Harbor

Join Ocean Fest and South South Surfrider to clean up a beach! As part of Ocean Fest month, we'll be picking up trash on the Purdy Spit to protect ocean animals. PLUS: Make a trash art whale! Take a selfie with the Trashoctopus! Vibe with Hawaiian ukuleles...Free, all ages. BYO gloves or use ours. We… Continue reading Beach Cleanup

Ocean Fest

Foss Waterway Seaport 705 Dock St, Tacoma, WA

Come together with your community through arts, science and water fun to celebrate the ocean, learn about its threats and get inspired to protect it! Wander past ocean music, island dance, aerial circus and immersive, interactive art; do hands-on science at the eco-booths on the esplanade; learn about ocean issues from OceanX speakers; hear ocean… Continue reading Ocean Fest

Tacoma Ocean Film Fest: For Love of Orcas

The Grand Cinema 606 S Fawcett Ave, Tacoma, WA

Three nights of inspiring ocean film, from local to global. Orcas, octopuses, island song, devastating plastic, inspiring communities.

Swan Creek Cleanup

Join Tacoma Ocean Fest and Pierce Conservation District for a community cleanup at Swan Creek Park.