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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Bike to a Business: Dorky’s Arcade

July 1, 2015 at 3:00 pm

​Ride your bike to Dorky’s Bar Arcade this July and receive a free soft drink with the purchase of any menu item! Dorky’s has an array of arcade and pinball games, as well as an extensive food menu and beer selection. The arcade is All Ages until 9pm. There’s a bike rack located on the sidewalk

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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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Scavenger Hunt- Play Any Day on Your Phone

July 17, 2015 at 9:00 am

Play on your phone any day with continued access. On this Tacoma adventure, find lions, dancing birds, and a giant salmon as different styles of urban art. Look for the wackiest and weirdest items along Antique Row and enjoy stunning architecture from early 1900’s buildings. Find clues to uncover a

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Courage Classic Bicycle Tour

August 1, 2015 at 12:00 am

​Join us for the 24th Courage Classic Bicycle Tour adventure helping to stop the cycle of child abuse and neglect in our community. Choose 1-day or all 3. This challenging ride traverses majestic mountain passes and scenic countryside through the Cascade Mountains. Bring your friends or meet

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Bike to a Business: Cosmonaut Coffee

August 1, 2015 at 7:00 am

Ride your bike to Cosmonaut Coffee during August and receive 25% off all food and beverage items!

Located on the northern edge of downtown next to Wright Park, Cosmonaut has been serving Stumptown Coffee and Espresso in Tacoma since 2007. Check out their newly covered deck, patio, and creative

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Jewelry Making - Color on Metal: Flame Painting, Patinas and Resins

August 1, 2015 at 10:00 am

Learn to create stunning patina colors on copper. Mereditih will show how to create flame painted patterns on copper using a torch and how to seal the colors effectively. We will explore how to apply colored patterns with resin which can then be combined with other surface techniques for fabulous

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Tacoma Musical Playhouse Food Truck Festival

August 1, 2015 at 11:00 am

Join the Tacoma Musical Playhouse, TMP Family Theater and CampTMP for TMP’s first ever Food Truck Festival. TMP will have a variety of food trucks from the Puget Sound region.

The event will take place from 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM and will utilize the parking lot behind the Tacoma Musical

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Weed Dating

August 1, 2015 at 3:30 pm

Get dirty and meet someone! Mother Earth Farm is hosting our first ever Weed Dating, a chance to help out your community and connect with new friends… or more! The afternoon will start with a tour of the farm and after a brief demo we’ll divide and conquer those pesky weeds, rotating sections

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Tacoma’s Annual Bon Odori Festival

August 1, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Come and enjoy Japanese dance and foods at the Annual Tacoma Bon Odori outdoor festival on Saturday, August 1.This free celebration will feature Japanese folk dancing and drumming outside the Tacoma Buddhist Temple. In between dances, there will be taiko drumming performances by Fuji Taiko of

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Rock and Rally for the Troops

August 1, 2015 at 5:00 pm

On August 1st, 2015 Lyon Pride Music presents the 5th Annual “Rock & Rally for the Troops” – a Fundraising event in Tacoma, WA. The event will benefit wounded service members, their loved ones as well as those that aid in their recovery through the programs of Operation Ward 57, a non-profit

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Seacamp Session I

August 3, 2015 at 9:00 am

The Seaport’s 2015 Summer Science SeaCamps reaches students in a new way, bringing science to life with land-based activities at the Seaport, boat-based trips and bus outings to local beaches and various environmental restoration and monitoring sites. SeaCamps foster a personal connection with

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