Tacoma Light Trail

Foss Waterway Seaport 705 Dock St, Tacoma, WA

Light art downtown, with music or poetry at each stop. 5-9pm Dec. 30 - Jan. 24. Free, walkable, drivable.

Free

Ghost Lanterns: Meet the artist

Online

Join us for a dynamic lunch conversation with artist/scientist Kristian Brevik, maker of the whale lantern art installation "Ghosts of the Salish Sea." We'll ride the lift 20ft up to see the lanterns close-up in real time! Then watch how they were made and installed on the 100-year-old beams of the Foss Waterway Seaport, and… Continue reading Ghost Lanterns: Meet the artist

Free

Ocean Crochet Happy Hour

Online

Bring a drink and join textile artist Kelly Lynch on Zoom to learn to crochet a giant barnacle for Tacoma Ocean Fest!

Marine Biologist Beachwalk

Titlow Beach 8425 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA

Explore the fascinating world of low-tide creatures with marine biologist Emily Pinckney!

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 4, Tacomans will light up the Thea Foss Waterway with the first-ever Lantern Paddle for Species, a part of Tacoma Ocean Fest 2021. With shoreside entertainment from 7-9pm, light art and paddle launch at 9pm, the event isn’t… Continue reading Lantern Paddle for Species

Tacoma Shoreline Survey & Cleanup

Jack Hyde Park 1741 N Schuster Parkway, Tacoma, WA

Picking up trash off a beach is a good thing. But if you can count it for science, then toss it into a giant octopus sculpture, it’s even better. That’s exactly what Tacomans can do at the annual Tacoma Shoreline Survey & Cleanup. Centered on Jack Hyde Park on Ruston Way, the event actually stretches… Continue reading Tacoma Shoreline Survey & Cleanup

Marine Biologist Beachwalk

Titlow Beach 8425 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA

Explore the fascinating world of low-tide creatures with marine biologist Emily Pinckney!

Tacoma Ocean Film Fest

The Grand Cinema 606 S Fawcett Ave, Tacoma, WA

Three nights of ocean film, from adventure to protection to soul. Whales, kayaks, devastating plastic, inspiring communities. Join us for the first-ever Tacoma Ocean Film Fest.

Swan Creek Cleanup & Pin-Drop

Swan Creek Park 3997 E Roosevelt Ave, Tacoma, WA

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