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5 Places Where You’ll Catch TCH This Festival Season

It’s summertime — you know what that means! Tacomans jump on the chance to soak up some vitamin D and celebrate food, family, art, and culture through a variety of festivals. Here are five places where you will catch Tacoma Community House this summer:


Tacoma Pride Festival
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Tacoma Pride Festival

Saturday, July 14 (12-6pm)  |  S. 9th St. and Pacific Avenue
  • Free admission / all ages / pet-friendly
  • Entertainment
    • Main stage hosted by Jenuwine Beaute and Lady Chablis (all main stage entertainment ASL interpreted)
    • Performances by SISTERS, Mirrorgloss, and the Little Donuts, along with ISCOT, Glitterati, Jay 5
    • Second stage hosted by DJ Lady V, with opportunities for dance, interactive performances, and other surprises!
  • Food trucks, stalls, and beer garden
  • Booths from local organizations and businesses
  • Kid’s zone

Learn more about Pride at their website or Facebook page!


Ethnic Fest
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Ethnic Fest

Saturday & Sunday, July 28-29 (12-7pm)  |  Wright Park, 501 S. I Street, Tacoma, WA 98405
  • Free admission / all ages
  • Cultural activities and performances
  • Food trucks and stalls
  • Arts and crafts vendors
  • Booths from local organizations and businesses
  • Kid’s zones

Learn more about Ethnic Fest at their websiteFacebook page, or Facebook event!


National Night Out
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National Night Out

Tuesday, August 7 (5-8pm)  |  People’s Community Center, 1602 MLK Jr Way, Tacoma, WA 98405
  • Free admission / all ages / for kids
  • Food
  • Bounce house
  • Face painting
  • Balloon art

McKinley Hill Street Fair
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McKinley Hill Street Fair

Saturday, August 18 (10am-5pm)  |  3500 McKinley Ave, Tacoma, WA 98404
  • Free admission / all ages
  • Live music
  • Live graffiti mural painting
  • Food trucks and beer garden
  • Arts and crafts vendors
  • Booths from local organizations and businesses
  • Health fair — free school physicals, dental check-ups, freebies!
  • Kid’s carnival — free-to-play games and prizes!
  • 1200 free stuffed backpacks for youth K-12th grade

Learn more about McKinley Hill Street Fair at their website or Facebook page!


Hilltop Street Fair
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Hilltop Street Fair

Saturday, August 25 (11am-7pm)  |  9th–13th Streets & Martin Luther King, Jr. Way
  • Free admission / all ages
  • Entertainment
    • Live music
    • Cultural performances and exhibits
    • Film competition
    • Car show
    • Fashion show
    • Quilt show
  • Food trucks, stalls, and local restaurants
  • Arts/crafts exhibits and vendors
  • Free wellness and dental exams
  • Kid’s activities

Learn more about Hilltop Street Fair at their Facebook page or Facebook event!