Fort Hours 2017
Regular Hours of Operation:
October 1 – April 30
Open Wednesday to Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Extended Summer Hours of Operation:
May 1 – September 30
Open Daily 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Special ClosuresJuly 20( closing at 3 pm to prepare for Friday at the Fort)
Aug. 13 (Brigade Encampment Clean up)
Oct. 7 (Candlelight Tour Clean up)
Nov. 23 (Thanksgiving)
Mon., Dec. 25 (Christmas)
Mon., Jan. 1 (New Year's day)
Thursday 1 pm - 4 pm or by appointment
Closed Nov. 24
Same hours at the Fort
Inclement Weather Closures
Point Defiance Park and the Fort may be closed during severe weather conditions such as wind, snow or ice storms. Get weather closure status: Click here
Point Defiance Park hours:
Open ½ hour before sunrise
Close ½ hour after sunset
All Tacoma parks' hours are set by the Tacoma municipal code (chapter 8.27.220). Exceptions may apply, see the municipal code for details.