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Springtime Events

Welcome spring and celebrate Easter around Gig Harbor By Allison Pollock-Pugh

Spring events

Spring in Gig Harbor feels so refreshing. The prospect of warmer temperatures and spending time outdoors recharges us and inspires many to enjoy the great things going on in our community. This spring, Gig Harbor is packed with can’t-miss events to enjoy the best parts of the season—here are a few to check out.

Parents, take the evening off while your kids party this St. Patty’s Day. On March 17, from 4 to 8pm, French Toast Theatre is hosting Parent’s Night Out: Leprechauns on the Loose—an adventure filled with crafts, shamrock shakes, games, and an end-of-the-rainbow hunt. This event is $89 per child and includes pizza, drinks, treats, and all supplies. Register at

Calling all plant lovers! Get inspired and show off your creative side with Harbornest at their Spring Flower Potting Workshop. Just in time for Easter, on April 5, this is a guided workshop where you design your own flower pot to brighten up your porch. Purchase tickets online at

Saturday, April 8, is filled with fun egg hunts, activities and bunny sightings around the Harbor. Hop over to KeyPen Parks Easter Egg Hunt at Gateway Park at 9:30am. Supplies go quickly, so grab your Easter basket and arrive a few minutes early. Meet at the Uptown water fountain at 10am to hunt for eggs and visit with the Easter Bunny. Head to Sehmel Homestead Park for an egg hunt, Easter Bunny photos, activities, and more at PenMet Parks Spring Egg Hunt from 10am to 2pm. Registration may be required. Reserve your spot at

Stop by AR Workshop for a Spring & Easter Workshop that afternoon from 1 to 2:30pm. Kiddos can make an adorable spring project and get photos with the Easter Bunny. Register online at

Cross over to the Tacoma waterfront for the Decorated Boat Parade as the Gig Harbor and Tacoma Yacht Clubs celebrate the Daffodil Festival on April 16 starting at 11:30am. No matter how long the winter, spring is sure to follow. Don’t miss the fun!

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