Pierce County Events Calendar

This calendar is the place to find fun events happening throughout Pierce County including Tacoma, Puyallup, , Lakewood and beyond.

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Hunger Walk and 5K Run @ Fort Steilacoom Park
May 5 @ 6:30 am

Does a stroll through the park sound like a great way to spend your Saturday morning? At the Hunger Walk & 5K Run you can enjoy a morning of beautiful lake views and help your neighbors in need at the same time.

On May 5, Emergency Food Network is hosting the Hunger Walk & 5K Run at Fort Steilacoom Park in Lakewood. Participants in this 38th annual event will walk around Waughop Lake or run in a chip-timed 5K. Family-friendly activities and live music are also provided at the start/finish line.

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The Many Shades of Lupus @ Asia Pacific Cultural Center
May 5 @ 1:30 pm

A Multicultural Experience held at the beginning of Lupus Awareness Month that will honor those who survive and thrive with this devastating disease. While raising the much needed funds for lupus research being conducted at Seattle Children’s and the University of Washington; our goal is lupus awareness and education here in the South Sound.
There will be several opportunites to increase your awareness of lupus, one of which will be a special program called “The Many Faces of Lupus” where fighters and supporters will share their stories of how lupus has affected their lives.
We are very excited to offer live entertainment by local young talents, cultural bites and treats, and awesome raffle prizes like Pre-Season Seahawks Tickets! Seattle Mariners Tickets! Tacoma Rainiers Tickets! and more.
Join us in celebrating Lupus Awareness Month and bring your family and friends! We look forward to sharing this experience with you.

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Broadway Brunch Fundraiser @ Elks – Allenmore Golf & Event Center
May 6 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

You don’t want to miss this musical brunch we are having. Featuring fabulous food and entertainment while you enjoy Mimosas and Bloody Mary’s as you enter. After brunch you’ll hear entertainment from our upcoming production of My Fair Lady. Live and silent auction items will be available for your bid! All proceeds’ benefit TMP’s many programs.

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50th Anniversary Just Like You Gala Dinner & Auction @ Historic 1625 Tacoma Place
May 10 @ 5:30 pm

Actor/comedian Bill Chott is the night’s guest emcee at Centerforce’s Just Like You Gala Dinner & Auction. Chott is currently in the documentary “Too Funny to Fail” on Hulu. He is best known as Mr. Laritate on Disney’s “Wizards of Waverly Place.”

Tickets include a buffet dinner menu provided by ACT 3 Catering of Tukwila. Purchase tickets and register at

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Letter Carriers’ Food Drive @ Pierce County Mailboxes
May 12 @ 7:00 am

How does the Letter Carriers’ Food Drive work in Pierce County?

1. Leave a bag of non-perishable food at your mailbox on May 12.
2. Your postal carrier or a volunteer will pick it up.
3. EFN distributes the food to our neighbors in need in Pierce County.

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South Sound JDRF One Walk @ Chambers Creek Regional Park
May 12 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

JDRF One Walk has one goal: to create a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D). We know you want to make a cure a reality too—and we can’t wait for you to join us!

When you participate in your local JDRF One Walk, the money you raise supports life–changing breakthroughs that give hope to everyone impacted by this disease. And, you’ll have a great time doing it! That’s because you’ll walk with a committed community that is passionate about doing whatever it takes to help turn Type One into Type None.

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5K for Abilities @ Roegner Park
May 12 @ 9:00 am

Take steps for a more inclusive, stronger community. Skills Inc. invites you to the first annual 5K for Abilities on May 12, 2018! Join us as we increase disability awareness, build community relationships, and celebrate people of all abilities.

Enjoy this flat, scenic course along the White River in Roegner Park. Registration includes a vibrant tech tee, race timing bib, and finish line photo. All are welcome!

Must register by April 27 to guarantee a shirt.
Wheelchairs welcome.
Strollers allowed, please start at the back.
Sorry, dogs not allowed unless a service animal. We want to ensure a safe and accessible course for all participants

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Gig Harbor Beer Festival @ Uptown Gig Harbor Pavilion
May 19 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Festival organizers expect another enthusiastic sell-out crowd for this year’s event with more than 25 breweries — and a cider booth — on hand to pour some of the most delicious brew in the South Sound area and beyond.Besides all the great suds, this year’s festival will also include live music, games, a slightly expanded event area — and Gig Harbor’s own Heritage Distillery will be on hand this year to pour their very-popular mini cocktails.

The Gig Harbor Beer Festival is a fundraiser event for the Gig Harbor Kiwanis.

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Trails & Ales @ Mama Stortini's Restaurant & Bar (Puyallup, WA)
May 31 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This Spring event is a panel discussion on how our region’s trail network will be built out and maintained to preserve and increase opportunities for outdoor recreation and active transportation. Speakers to be announced later, please stop to meet our special guest the New Mount Rainier, Superintendent Chip Jenkins!

We will have free appetizers for you to snack on. Beverages are not included.

Please RSVP on Facebook or shoot us an email @ Rawley.ForevereGreenTrails@gmail.com

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THE ADDAMS FAMILY Dress Rehearsal @ Tacoma Musical Playhouse
Jun 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Back by popular demand an encore performance from the award winning cast of THE ADDAMS FAMILY! The cast will present a one act, dress rehearsal preparing for the upcoming aactWorldFest national competition, June 18 – 23, in Venice, Florida. Tacoma Musical Playhouse will be representing the United States.

About the performance: THE ADDAMS FAMILY features an original story, and it’s every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family – a man her parents have never met. And if that weren’t upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before – keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s ‘normal’ boyfriend and his parents.



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