Eat, shop and be merry this holiday!

Experience Downtown Tacoma this holidays season! Eat at local restaurants with family and friends, shop for gifts for yourself or your loved ones at local retailers, or take the opportunity to attend one of the festive events happening throughout downtown. Stroll downtown Tacoma and be merry!

December 3 – 9

Columbia Bank

Mon. – Fri. 9:00 – 5:00
Main Branch, 1301 A St Suite 100
www.columbiabank.com

Columbia Bank’s annual Warm Hearts Winter Drive to raise funds and collect warm winter clothing to benefit Tacoma Rescue Mission and Nativity House. Donate at columbiabank.com/warmhearts or stop by any Columbia Bank location and donate warm winter items.

LeRoy Jewelers

Mon. – Sat.  9:30 – 6:00
940 Broadway
www.ljewelers.com

Nationally awarded and locally loved, we’ve been telling client’s stories with fine custom jewelry for 75 years. Find something special for that very special someone! And you can bring your jewelry in before your next holiday party and we’ll clean and check it and make it sparkle like new. No charge! Your holiday hostess may be jealous.

The Art Stop

Mon. – Sat.  9:30 – 6:00
940 Broadway
www.artstoptacoma.com

Best selection of handmade sterling silver jewelry this side of the moon! We feature local, regional and national artists and artisans working in a variety of media. Friendly elegance, classic comfort, fine hand-made American craft.

Harmon Restaurant

Daily
Any Harmon Restaurant location
www.harmonbrewingco.com

Buy a $100 gift card get a $20 gift card FREE! The cards are valid at all 5 of our locations!

Downtown Holiday Haul Crawl

December 9 | 10:00 – 9:00
Various Downtown Shops and Eateries, Pacific Ave and University of Washington Tacoma
www.facebook.com/events/1987247908202703/

Join Tacoma’s 2nd Annual Downtown Holiday Haul Crawl for a of day specials at local boutiques and restaurants.

Seattle Men’s Chorus: A Sassy Brassy Holiday

December 9 | 3:30 and 7:30 p.m.
Rialto Theater,  310 South 9th Street
BroadwayCenter.org

Featuring the Seattle Men’s Chorus performing beloved carols, classic seasonal anthems, and down and dirty New Orleans-style arrangements of your holiday favorites.

The Harmon Tap Room

Weekdays | 1:00-7:00 p.m.
Weekends | 9:00 a.m-8:00 p.m.
Tap Room Beer Garden,  204 St. Helen’s Ave

High Alpine natural noble fir Christmas Trees for sale, $8 per foot

December 10 – 16

Columbia Bank

Mon. – Fri. 9:00 – 5:00
Main Branch, 1301 A St Suite 100
www.columbiabank.com

Columbia Bank’s annual Warm Hearts Winter Drive to raise funds and collect warm winter clothing to benefit Tacoma Rescue Mission and Nativity House. Donate at columbiabank.com/warmhearts or stop by any Columbia Bank location and donate warm winter items.

LeRoy Jewelers

Mon. – Sat.  9:30 – 6:00
940 Broadway
www.ljewelers.com

Nationally awarded and locally loved, we’ve been telling client’s stories with fine custom jewelry for 75 years. Find something special for that very special someone! And you can bring your jewelry in before your next holiday party and we’ll clean and check it and make it sparkle like new. No charge! Your holiday hostess may be jealous.

The Art Stop

Mon. – Sat.  9:30 – 6:00
940 Broadway
www.artstoptacoma.com

Best selection of handmade sterling silver jewelry this side of the moon! We feature local, regional and national artists and artisans working in a variety of media. Friendly elegance, classic comfort, fine hand-made American craft.

Harmon Restaurant

Daily
Any Harmon Restaurant location
www.harmonbrewingco.com

Buy a $100 gift card get a $20 gift card FREE! The cards are valid at all 5 of our locations!

Celebrate Holiday Traditions

December 10 | 2:30
Pantages Theater, 901 Broadway
BroadwayCenter.org

Enjoy a concert with a bit of everything: popular, traditional, classical, a sing-a-long, and a production that will keep you captivated as the Tacoma Concert Band presents “Celebrate Holiday Traditions”.  Be mesmerized as Dave Ross, KIRO radio, narrates, The Night Before Christmas and Erin Guinup sings beautiful holiday favorites.

Harmon Tap Room

December 13, 14, 15, 16 | 11:00am – 10:00pm
Harmon Tap Room, 204 St. Helen’s, or Harmon Brewery & Restaurant, 1938 Pacific Ave
www.facebook.com/events/2166899436660972/

We will tap a different small batch holiday brew, every day, for 12 days in a row. Participants must attend daily, as that day’s corresponding stamp will only be given that day. No exceptions! Once you’ve collected a stamp for all 12 days, you will be rewarded with a custom engraved glass mug!

Thursday Night Runs

December 14 | 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Seven Seas Brewery, 2101 Jefferson Ave
www.tacomarunners.com/events/view/thursday-night-run-from-seven-seas

A run from one of our favorite breweries. We’ve been running from a different bar or restaurant every week since January 2010. Join us and 100+ runners as we explore this city and enjoy this amazing community. Approximately 3 miles. All are welcome.

Museum of Glass

December 16 | 11:00 – 4:00
Museum of Glass, 1801 Dock Street
www.museumofglass.org

Build your own snow person in this festive fusing workshop. Fees:  $29 non-member; $26 MOG member.

Free Family Flick

December 16 | 10:00 – 11:45 am
The Grand Cinema, 606 Fawcett Ave
www.grandcinema.com/films/home-alone

Home Alone starring Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, Catherine O’Hara.

The Christmas Revels

Show times vary
Rialto Theater, 310 South 9th Street
The Christmas Revels

A lively celebration that this year presents singing, dancing, and storytelling in Northern Spain on the centuries-old Camino de Santiago.

The Harmon Tap Room

Weekdays | 1:00-7:00 p.m.
Weekends | 9:00 a.m-8:00 p.m.
Tap Room Beer Garden, 204 St. Helen’s Ave

High Alpine natural noble fir Christmas Trees for sale, $8 per foot

December 17 – 23

Columbia Bank

Mon. – Fri. 9:00 – 5:00
Main Branch, 1301 A St Suite 100
www.columbiabank.com

Columbia Bank’s annual Warm Hearts Winter Drive to raise funds and collect warm winter clothing to benefit Tacoma Rescue Mission and Nativity House. Donate at columbiabank.com/warmhearts or stop by any Columbia Bank location and donate warm winter items.

LeRoy Jewelers

Mon. – Sat.  9:30 – 6:00
940 Broadway
www.ljewelers.com

Nationally awarded and locally loved, we’ve been telling client’s stories with fine custom jewelry for 75 years. Find something special for that very special someone! And you can bring your jewelry in before your next holiday party and we’ll clean and check it and make it sparkle like new. No charge! Your holiday hostess may be jealous.

The Art Stop

Mon. – Sat.  9:30 – 6:00
940 Broadway
www.artstoptacoma.com

Best selection of handmade sterling silver jewelry this side of the moon! We feature local, regional and national artists and artisans working in a variety of media. Friendly elegance, classic comfort, fine hand-made American craft.

Harmon Restaurant

Daily
Any Harmon Restaurant location
www.harmonbrewingco.com

Buy a $100 gift card get a $20 gift card FREE! The cards are valid at all 5 of our locations!

Museum of Glass

December 17 | 11:00 – 4:00
Museum of Glass, 1801 Dock Street
www.museumofglass.org

Build your own snow person in this festive fusing workshop. Fees: $29 non-member; $26 MOG member.

Harmon Tap Room

December 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 | 11:00am – 10:00pm
Harmon Tap Room, 204 St. Helen’s, or Harmon Brewery & Restaurant, 1938 Pacific Ave
www.facebook.com/events/2166899436660972/

We will tap a different small batch holiday brew, every day, for 12 days in a row. Participants must attend daily, as that day’s corresponding stamp will only be given that day. No exceptions! Once you’ve collected a stamp for all 12 days, you will be rewarded with a custom engraved glass mug!

Fused Snowflake Ornament Workshop

December 21 | 5:00 – 8:00 pm
Museum of Glass, 1801 Dock Street
www.museumofglass.org

Try your hand at creating a fused glass snowflake ornament! Museum of Glass educators will support in cutting and arranging glass pieces to be heated up and melted together resulting in a snowflake that is uniquely yours!  Fees: $12 for one/$20 for two.

Free Downtown Museum Entry

December 21 | 5:00 – 8:00 pm
Various Downtown Museums, galleries and shops

Every third Thursday, enjoy free entry to our downtown museums between 5 and 8 pm. Participants include the Tacoma Art Museum, the Washington State History Museum and the Museum of Glass. Galleries and shops highlight local and regional art.

Annual Model Train Festival

December 22 & 23 | 11:00 – 3:00
Washington History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
www.washingtonhistory.org/visit/wshm/eventsprograms/trainfest/

History and holiday magic unite at the Washington State History Museum during the Annual Model Train Festival in December. Free pictures with Santa will be instantly e-mailed to an address of your choosing, so bring the kids and let the magical holiday memories commence.

The Harmon Tap Room

Weekdays | 1:00-7:00 p.m.
Weekends | 9:00 a.m-8:00 p.m.
Tap Room Beer Garden, 204 St. Helen’s Ave

High Alpine natural noble fir Christmas Trees for sale, $8 per foot

December 24 – 31

Columbia Bank

Mon. – Fri. 9:00 – 5:00
Main Branch, 1301 A St Suite 100
www.columbiabank.com

Columbia Bank’s annual Warm Hearts Winter Drive to raise funds and collect warm winter clothing to benefit Tacoma Rescue Mission and Nativity House. Donate at columbiabank.com/warmhearts or stop by any Columbia Bank location and donate warm winter items.

LeRoy Jewelers

Sunday, Dec. 24 | 11:00 – 2:00 & December 31 | 5:00-midnight
940 Broadway
www.ljewelers.com

Nationally awarded and locally loved, we’ve been telling client’s stories with fine custom jewelry for 75 years. Find something special for that very special someone! And you can bring your jewelry in before your next holiday party and we’ll clean and check it and make it sparkle like new. No charge! Your holiday hostess may be jealous.

The Art Stop

Sunday, Dec. 24 | 11:00 – 2:00 & December 31 | 5:00-midnight
940 Broadway
www.artstoptacoma.com

Best selection of handmade sterling silver jewelry this side of the moon! We feature local, regional and national artists and artisans working in a variety of media. Friendly elegance, classic comfort, fine hand-made American craft.

Harmon Restaurant

Daily
Any Harmon Restaurant location
www.harmonbrewingco.com

Buy a $100 gift card get a $20 gift card FREE! The cards are valid at all 5 of our locations!

Jingle Bell Run

December 24 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Wright Park, between Division and 6th Ave on South G Street
www.metroparkstacoma.org/jingle/

This race, hosted by Metro Parks Tacoma, will feature hundreds of jingling bells that will definitely put you in the holiday spirit! This a 3-mile run/walk at Wright Park with race times of 10am and noon.

Harmon Tap Room

December 24 | 11:00am – 10:00pm
Harmon Tap Room, 204 St. Helen’s, or Harmon Brewery & Restaurant, 1938 Pacific Ave
www.facebook.com/events/2166899436660972/

We will tap a different small batch holiday brew, every day, for 12 days in a row. Participants must attend daily, as that day’s corresponding stamp will only be given that day. No exceptions! Once you’ve collected a stamp for all 12 days, you will be rewarded with a custom engraved glass mug!

Annual Model Train Festival

December 26 | 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Washington History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
www.washingtonhistory.org/visit/wshm/eventsprograms/trainfest/

History and holiday magic unite at the Washington State History Museum during the Annual Model Train Festival in December. Bring your family, friends, and the railroad enthusiasts in your life to see this showcase of the most spectacular and detailed model railroad scenes in the Pacific Northwest! It Includes the largest permanent model train layout in Washington.

Special Glass Experience

December 27 | 10:00 – 5:00
Museum of Glass, 1801 Dock Street
www.museumofglass.org

Grab your friends and family to celebrate the season with a special glass experience! Hilltop Artists will be in the Hot Shop ready to help you create your own glass ornament. Participants will pick their color and shape the glass orb. Fees: $60 non-members/$45 MOG members.

Build your own snow person

December 30 & 31 | 11:00 – 4:00
Museum of Glass, 1801 Dock Street
www.museumofglass.org

Build your own snow person in this festive fusing workshop. Fees: $29 non-member; $26 MOG member.

Conehead hat and noise maker

December 31 | noon – 5:00
Museum of Glass, 1801 Dock Street
www.museumofglass.org

Make your own unique Conehead hat and noise maker to celebrate the New Year.

Live Music!

December 31 | 7:00 – midnight
Harmon Brewery & Restaurant, 1938 Pacific Ave

Live Music for New Year’s Eve and First Night!

First Night Tacoma

December 31 | 6:00 – midnight
On Broadway and St. Helen’s between Opera Alley and South 11th Street
www.firstnighttacoma.org/

Ring in the New Year at First Night Tacoma! The only family friendly, alcohol-free event in the Puget Sound region. First Night is committed to creating a fun and exciting space for both adults and children alike.