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Events in Tacoma, WA This Summer

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Now that summer is nearly here, Westminster Towers Blog is sharing with you some of the local events we’re looking forward to most this year! Get out of your Tacoma, WA apartment this summer and into the community to enjoy yourself at one of the following festivities:

Taste of Tacoma

“Emerald Queen Casino's Taste of Tacoma® presented by BECU is the "Ultimate Summer Get Together" featuring 40+ restaurants and specialty foods vendors, plus handcraft and artisan wares, 70+ live bands & entertainment, cooking demos & chef cook-off battles on The Taste Cooks! stage, Craft Beer & Wine Tasting, outdoor beer gardens, the Funtastic Carnival, sponsor activities & more!”

Stride with Pride - 5K

“Stride with Pride 5K Run and Walk is the most fun and wacky event of the summer. It's a great way to be involved with the Tacoma Pride Events by participating in a healthy activity. Lots of fun for you and you're doing some good for our charity partners while you're at it.”

Ethnic Fest

“Ethnic Fest has been celebrating culture & community for Over 30 years! Enjoy two full days of music, dance, art, and foods from around the world.


“Since 1986 Ethnic Fest has grown to become the largest celebration of culture and community in Tacoma. Voted the best festival of the South Sound; this year Ethnic Fest takes place Saturday, July 27 - Sunday, July 28 from Noon to 7 pm at historic Wright Park in Tacoma, WA.


“This family-friendly, free festival has grown in size and hosts Kid’s Zones, hands-on cultural activities and experiences, performer stage, as well as numerous specialty arts and crafts, food, and information vendor booths. This year's festival will also include a 3 on 3 basketball tournament, for Youth (15U) and Adaptive Recreation divisions.”

Northwest Hiphop Festival

The festival is the only large-scale event in the entire Northwest continental US region that is specifically designated to Hiphop and is a premier destination event for Hiphop enthusiasts across the region. Nearby hotels and music venues will fill up with groups of friends traveling to Tacoma to attend the festival and take in all that Tacoma has to offer.

Happy a great summer, and thanks for reading!