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Tacoma Ocean Fest

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Incredible art, music, dance, film, poetry, science and water fun bring our community together to celebrate the ocean, learn about its threats and get inspired to protect it.

It’s FREE, open to everyone, for all ages and FUN! 

Kid’s Activities
Tacoma Ocean Fest – so much FREE fun for kids.  Stories, art, music, touch tanks with marine animals and DIY hands-on science – you’ve never had so much fun! 

  • Watch incredible music, dance – INSIDE
  • Be amazed by our aerialist and play with hoops – ESPLANADE
  • See a giant mural floating on the water – OUTSIDE
  • Library Ocean Story Corner – INSIDE
  • Salmon mobile art making – INSIDE
  • Marine touch tanks & science – INSIDE
  • Make ocean art and learn a song – INSIDE
  • Be inspired by Youth Story finalists in poetry and film – INSIDE 2pm
  • Play on boats – INSIDE
  • Scuba computer games – INSIDE
  • Add to the plastic trash sculpture – INSIDE
  • Hear & see elementary school film and drama – INSIDE
  • Kayak tryouts – FAR END OF ESPLANADE
  • Hands-on Eco-Booths – ESPLANADE
  • Deck tours of the Lady Washington Tall Ship – NORTH DOCK


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