Event: Family Day on the Foss, August 3

July 8, 2024 // Carson Meacham

Kids and families of all ages are invited to the Foss Waterway Seaport for a day of maritime exploration and adventure! Take to the water on the boat M/V Doolin-Rogers for a free narrated tour of Commencement Bay with Pretty Gritty Tours, and play on-shore with complimentary museum admission and hands-on activities for the whole family at the Foss Waterway Seaport.

When: August 3, 2024, 12:00-4:00 pm

  • Boat Tour #1 runs from 1:00-2:00 pm. Boarding begins at 12:45 pm.
  • Boat Tour #2 runs from 2:30-3:30 pm. Boarding begins at 2:15 pm.
  • Activities at the Foss Waterway Seaport throughout the day.

Space on the boat is limited and seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis, so we encourage you to get there early to secure your spot.

Please give yourself plenty of time to find free street parking. There is also a parking lot nearby for a small fee.

Where: Foss Waterway Seaport, 705 Dock Street, Tacoma, WA 98402

Who: All are welcome to attend this free, family-friendly event! Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Please note that the boat is not ADA accessible.

Registration is NOT required for boat tours, and admission to the Foss Waterway Seaport is free during the event!

This event is hosted by:

With generous support from:

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