The days are warming up – celebrate with both indoor and outdoor events, educational workshops, festivals, and more! We’ve put together our top picks of family-friendly Pierce County events for the month here. Admission to each event on our list comes at no cost, and no registration is necessary.

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Sawasdee Thailand Festival

Sawasdee Thailand Festival

Asia Pacific Cultural Center | June 3

Join in on this annual celebration of Thailand’s traditional culture with live dance and musical performances, food, and more from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Asia Pacific Cultural Center’s location at 4851 South Tacoma Way!

Family Craft Workshop

Family Craft Workshop

The Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County | June 3

Flex your creative muscles while supporting shelter animals in need! The Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce County at 2608 Center Street in Tacoma is hosting a workshop for families to craft enrichment toys for the shelter’s rabbits, cats, and dogs from 4 – 6 p.m.

Juneteenth Storytime

Juneteenth Storytime

Children’s Museum of Tacoma | June 13 and 19

The Children’s Museum of Tacoma at 1501 Pacific Ave is very excited to host two special storytime activities honoring and celebrating Juneteenth, also known as Jubilee Day, Freedom Day, and Emancipation Day, which commemorates the day in 1865 that enslaved African Americans in Galveston, Texas learned that they were free. For families with young children, books can be a great start for important conversations about understanding the history and traditions of Juneteenth!

Lakewood Juneteenth Celebration

Lakewood Juneteenth Celebration

Lakewood City Hall | June 15

The City of Lakewood opens Lakewood City Hall at 6000 Main St SW for an afternoon of community celebration! Learn more about this important day from local leaders, enjoy live performances, and more from 3 – 5 p.m.

Meeker Days Festival

Meeker Days Festival

Downtown Puyallup and Pioneer Park | June 14 – 16

Puyallup’s annual Meeker Days Festival is a community celebration dedicated to promoting historical, educational and cultural interaction! Enjoy yummy food, live music, children’s activities, and way more on each day: June 14 from 12 – 7 p.m., June 15 from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., and June 16 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., all at 330 S Meridian in Puyallup.

Juneteenth Celebration at Stewart Heights Park

Juneteenth Celebration at Stewart Heights Park

Stewart Heights Park | June 19

Celebrate Juneteenth with the community with live performances, an interactive kid’s zone, face painting, a playground, and more from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Stewart Heights Park at 5715 Reginald Gutierrez Ln in Tacoma!

Tacoma Ocean Fest

Tacoma Ocean Fest

Foss Waterway Seaport | June 29

Celebrate National Ocean month on Tacoma’s beautiful waterfront! From 12 – 5 p.m., the Foss Waterway Seaport at 705 Dock St. in Tacoma will be hosting the festival portion of the multi-day Tacoma Ocean Fest, with live performances, artwork, educational Eco-Booths, and more.

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