October 1 – 31, 2018

Looking for something to do this October? There are hundreds of arts and cultural activities happening all month long.
Browse all the events below or, to narrow the selection, search by date using the calendar or category drop down menu.

Featured Events

Stop Chicken Me Out: An Art Showcase by Collin Veenstra

Join Tacoma Arts Initiative Program recipient Collin Veenstra for an afternoon of art and music showcasing their youth-focused poster series on LGBTQ affirmations, identity respect, and sexual violence prevention.

October 21, 1 PM – 5 PM
Real Art Tacoma (5412 South Tacoma Way)

A Night at the Movies Costume Concert

Join Tacoma Youth Symphony Association‘s top 2 orchestras for music from Frozen, Lion King, Star Wars and more! The musicians will be in costume; the audience is invited to come in costume.

October 27, 7 PM
Urban Grace Church (902 Market Street)
$18 – $26


How I Became A Pirate

Sail off on a fantastic musical excursion when a band of comical pirates lands at North Beach looking for an expert digger to join their crew. Presented by Tacoma Musical Playhouse Family Theater.

October 27 at 11 AM and 2 PM; October 28 at 2 PM
Tacoma Musical Playhouse (7116 6th Avenue) $12 – $15

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Call for Activities

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2018 Toolkit and Style Guide

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