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Concessions and Vendors in Parks

July 24, 2014

The program is designed to provide a variety of mobile concession services such as food, beverage and/or the rental of recreation equipment, at par... Read More
Decaying Totem at Portland Avenue Community Center Scheduled for Removal

July 21, 2014

A totem pole located at Portland Avenue Park is scheduled for removal from its current location due to public safety risks on July 22, 2014.... Read More
Park to Pint Fun Run at Point Defiance

July 16, 2014

A great summertime run followed by great summertime fun! If you’re looking for an exciting evening race followed by the social event of t... Read More
Enjoy the Freedom Fair fireworks show on Ruston Way

July 1, 2014

Remember, personal firework use is prohibited in Tacoma On July 4 Ruston Way will o... Read More
Soil Remediation Begins at Vassault Park

July 1, 2014

On Monday, June 30, the Department of Ecology’s Soil Safety Program began construction work to replace contaminated soils at the playfields a... Read More
Ethnic Fest Celebrates World Cultures July 26-27

July 1, 2014

Feast on exotic flavors, vivid costumes and dynamic rhythms as you experience two full days of music, dance, art, and foods from around the world a... Read More
SHARKMANIA! Features an All-New Touch Experience

July 1, 2014

They perfectly complement the largest warm-water shark exhibit in the Puget Sound region and the popular Eye-to-Eye Shark Dive experience that open... Read More
Run to the Top Now Includes Kids Dash

July 1, 2014

Run to the Top on July 12 has been called Tacoma's toughest, grittiest, hilliest 5k—and runners and walker of all types will love every... Read More
Doctor Cleo's Cooking Club Helps Fight Childhood Obesity in Tacoma

July 1, 2014

In order to help fight the growing epidemic of pediatric obesity, Molina Healthcare, in partnership with Metro Parks Tacoma, is launching a free, w... Read More
Public Picks Names for Black Bears at Northwest Trek

July 1, 2014

Two new black bears at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park now have names chosen by the public in an online survey. Benton and Fern were pick... Read More

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