Exploring Gig Harbor: Unmissable Local Events in August 2023

Welcome to Gig Harbor, a charming coastal town in Washington known for its stunning waterfront views, maritime history, and vibrant community spirit. As summer reaches its peak, August 2023 promises to be an exciting month with a range of local events that will captivate both residents and visitors alike. Whether you’re interested in art, music, food, or outdoor activities, Gig Harbor has something in store for everyone.

1. Galloping Gerty 1/2 Marathon (August 5th)

  • Starts and Ends at GH Airport
  • Half Marathon, plus: 10K – 5K
  • Saturday, August 5th, 8AM Start

2. Gig Harbor Art Walk (August 5th)

  • Saturday, August 5, 2023
  • 10:00 AM

3. Summer Sounds (Every Tuesday at Skansie Park)

  • Every Tuesday starting August 1st
  • 6:00 – 8:00 PM

4. Waterfront Farmers Market (Every Thursday at Skansie Park)

  • Every Thursday 
  • 1:00 – 6:00 PM
  • Over 40 Vendors
  • Live Music

5. Uptown Concert Series (August 3rd & 10th)

  • Thursday Nights
  • August 3rd United By Music – Blues & Soul
  • August 10th Emerald City Throwdown – Funk

6. Gridiron Golf Classic (August 14th)

  • Monday, August 14, 2023
  • 12:00 PM 5:00 PM
  • Gig Harbor Golf Club
  • The Gig Harbor High School Sports Boosters is sponsoring the first annual Gridiron Classic Golf Tournament to benefit the Football Program