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Things To Do in Tacoma, WA

Do you feel like you’re in a rut? Break free from the routine by exploring all the wonderful, fun-filled things to do in the area! We have it all from family fun and kid-friendly entertainment, to adult playgrounds and movie theaters. Discover just how rich the city is by scrolling below to find out the attractions around you.

Click on any attraction to get directions. You can also click on each category to find even more things to do. From outdoor fun to indoor mystery – nothing compares to the excitement that awaits you. With all our options, you’ll wish that days lasted longer!

Children's Museum of Tacoma

Children's Museum of Tacoma

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The Grand Cinema

The Grand Cinema

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Tacoma Craft Beer Festival

Tacoma Craft Beer Festival

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Tacoma Firs Golf Center

Tacoma Firs Golf Center

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Emerald Queen Casino & Hotel

Emerald Queen Casino & Hotel

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Grand Cinema

Grand Cinema

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Museum of Glass

Museum of Glass

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Tacoma Opera

Tacoma Opera

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The Swiss

The Swiss

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Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden

Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden

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Seattle Premium Outlets

Seattle Premium Outlets

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Seattle Sounders FC

Seattle Sounders FC

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Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

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Local Resources in Tacoma, WA

When you’re visiting a city or are new to the area, finding information on local resources might be hard. You may find yourself in need of airport information, food banks, local radio and TV stations, hospitals, churches or even schools in the area. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

Our local resources include universities, colleges and school districts; local government services and branches; hospitals, clinics and urgent care services; local news stations and newspapers; airports and trains; and local utilities – cable and internet services, natural gas, electric, water and cell phone services.

Anything you might need while you travel or when you first get established in a new city, we have in our "Local Resources" tab at the top of the page. Click on the category you’re looking for to find countless options to suit your needs.

Tacoma Public Schools

Tacoma Public Schools

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Tacoma Fire Department

Tacoma Fire Department

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Mary Bridge Children's Hospital

Mary Bridge Children's Hospital

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Tacoma Daily Index

Tacoma Daily Index

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The News Tribune

The News Tribune

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Washington State Ferries

Washington State Ferries

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Solid Waste Management

Solid Waste Management

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