Pierce County Events Calendar

Pierce County Events Calendar

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

Have an event that isn’t listed? Please email events@SouthSoundTalk.com with the following information:

  • Name of Event
  • Date, time and location (name of business if applicable and complete address)
  • Organizer(s) name
  • Cost
  • URL to purchase tickets
  • Website URL
  • SHORT description of the event
  • Photo

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Aug
3
Sat
Tacoma Bon Odori Festival @ Tacoma Buddhist Temple
Aug 3 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tacoma Bon Odori Festival @ Tacoma Buddhist Temple

Our Tacoma Buddhist Temple Bon Odori Festival is back after 3 years!  As part of our religion, we honor those who have passed by celebrating them through Japanese traditional dancing called Bon Odori. Everyone is welcome to dance, enjoy the food or just watch the dancing and taiko performances.  4pm: Food, beer garden, info booths, Japanese items for sale and Kings Books table. 4:30: Obon service. 5pm: Dancing and taiko drumming will occur in front of our temple on Fawcett Avenue up from UW Tacoma. 8pm: memorial candle service.  Credit card and checks preferred for all purchases. Questions: info@tacomabt.org.

Aug
10
Sat
Brew Five Three: The 253’s Beer & Music Festival @ Chambers Creek Regional Park
Aug 10 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Brew Five Three: The 253's Beer & Music Festival @ Chambers Creek Regional Park

This year’s Brew Five Three returns to Chambers Bay with the stunning backdrop of the Puget Sound and Olympic Mountains. Sip beer and cider from regional brewers and taste food from local restaurants while enjoying live entertainment on the main stage. This is an event for beer nerds and novice drinkers alike. Play, lounge, and hang out with friends as you soak up the sun and savor unique craft beverages in your souvenir limited edition tasting glass.

Full admission tickets include the tasting glass and eight tasting tokens. Each token can be exchanged for a four-ounce pour. Purchase 8 additional tasting tokens in advance for $10. Day of additional tokens are $2 each.

Aug
26
Mon
Arts Night Out Annual Block Party @ Hilltop Heritage Middle School
Aug 26 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Arts Night Out Annual Block Party @ Hilltop Heritage Middle School

Mark your calendars—the Hilltop Artists annual Arts Night Out Block Party returns this August! Join Hilltop Artists and Imagine Justice for a night of free fun, food, music, and artmaking. In honor of our 30th anniversary, we are hosting a very special Alumni & Instructors Art Market! Plus, our partners from the Imagine Justice Project will be with us, hosting information and activities from collaborators in youth-serving organizations.