Upcoming Events

2015: Year of the Bike

January 1, 2015 at 12:00 am

As the number of cyclists in town has gradually increased, Downtown On the Go is excited to finally announce:

2015 is the Year of the Bike in Tacoma.

We rolled-out the Year of the Bike on Feb. 12 with a free screening of the bicycle documentary AfterMass: Bicycling in a Post-Critical Mass

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Meditation Hour - Every Monday Evening Starting January 1, 2015

January 1, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Come join our meditation hour every Monday evening from 7-8pm at the Tacoma Buddhist Temple, located at 1717 S Fawcett Ave. The hour includes sitting meditation, walking meditation and sutra chanting. Free!

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Rollin’ 253 Summer Day Camp

June 8, 2015 at 7:30 am

Rollin’ 253 begins the 13 week long summer camp today. Campers can enjoy roller sports, dance competitions, arts & crafts & more. Daily & weekly rates available. Drop in’s are welcome.

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Apprentice Academy Summer Art Camps

June 29, 2015 at 9:00 am

Registration is open! 4-day art camps kids ages 6-11

Apprentice Academy - Our passion is art and our mission is to teach!

Parents ask us all the time, “How do I nurture my child’s love for art?” Our art camps are designed to teach students fine art fundamentals in drawing, sculpture, and

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Summer Storytime at the Cabin

July 8, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Come back to the amazing Job Carr Cabin Museum for another hour of free fun! This week at the cabin an activity called Charlie Needs a Cloak, will allow children to learn and create through the Cotton Sheep Craft.

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Tacoma Pride/Out in the Park

July 10, 2015 at 12:00 am

The Tacoma Pride Festival honors the LGBTQA population of Pierce County by curating cultural events, establishing community partnerships, and hosting out in the park, a large-scale outdoor festival downtown to circulate resources and celebrate Tacoma Pride’s visibility.

Tacoma Pride Festival

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Brian Regan

July 10, 2015 at 7:30 pm

Live Nation and Broadway Center for the Performing Arts present Brian Regan. Brian Regan has distinguished himself as one of the premier comedians in the country. Brian’s non-stop theater tour has visited more than 80 cities each year since 2005 and continues through 2015. It is the quality of

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West Side Story

July 10, 2015 at 8:00 pm

July 10 - August 2, 2015
Fridays & Saturdays, at 8:00 PM and Saturdays & Sundays, at 2:00 PM
The world’s greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical that is one of the theater’s finest accomplishments. Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is transported to modern-day New

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Tacoma Old Town Rhythm and Blues Festival

July 11, 2015 at 9:00 am

Pancake Breakfast

9am - 11am Lower Level of Slavonian Hall.

Tacoma Old Town Park

12:00 - 8:00 PM Free to the public

Current list of bands. Final stage schedule is STBD.

Jr Hill Band

Amanda Miller and Friends

The Dean Reichert Band

James King and the South Siders

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LBD Anniversary Ride

July 11, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Back by popular demand, our Little Black Dress ride! This will be the VeloFemmes 2nd anniversary. We will meet at the Harmon Tap Room at 6, ride at 7. We’ll ride a loop (no more than 5 miles total) , stop at Broken Spoke for more socializing, ending at the Copper Door back in the Stadium District

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Paddle Board and Kayak Lessons

July 11, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Visit the Seaport for a “green” day on the water with an amazing amount of paddling experiences right off our dock. The Foss Waterway Seaport in partnership with the Youth Marine Foundation will offer both paddle board and kayak lessons (see times below). Water-based activity classes are

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Art on the Ave

July 12, 2015 at 11:00 am

Tacoma’s biggest music and arts festival held every 2nd Sunday in July.

The goal of the this years event will be to join both business and community through visual and audio performances reinforced by collaborative ventures by business owners and community leaders. The newly founded projects will

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Walk Tacoma: Family Walk/ Museum Walk

July 15, 2015 at 12:00 pm

It’s Walking Wednesday!Join Downtown On the Go and a guest speaker for a fun, family-friendly walk in Tacoma’s Museum District!

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Summer Storytime at the Cabin

July 15, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Bring your children this week to the Job Carr Cabin Museum where they will have a great time creating quilt scrap designs. These events are recommended for children 3-8 years of age and they are a great way to spend some time in the park.

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