The Trolley @ The Boatyard Is Open For Happy Hour This Labor Day Weekend!

Meet Melissa Maxwell, Author and Wellness Chef! She has been working tirelessly around the clock to give The Trolley @ The Boatyard some much needed TLC in order to bring you a culinary treat this Labor Day Weekend!!   Melissa started cooking like most people, watching her Midwestern mom cook family meals. She was obsessed…

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Giving Tuesday is Dec. 1st

Giving Tuesday

An Opportunity to Support Downtown Gig Harbor “Giving Tuesday,” the world’s largest day of global giving, is on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. We join in asking you to please consider supporting the Gig Harbor Downtown Waterfront Alliance in accomplishing its vital mission: bringing together the community, encouraging economic vitality and preserving our historic character. “The…

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Browse the Waterfront Farmers Market

Waterfront Farmers Market

Gig Harbor’s Waterfront Farmers Market is Open – Masks Required Make plans to visit the Waterfront Farmers Market this Thursday, July 9, from 1-7 p.m. in Skansie Brothers Park. Wear a mask, of course, and take part in this enjoyable summer tradition on the Gig Harbor waterfront. The Gig Harbor Downtown Waterfront Alliance, which organizes…

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Help Support Gig Harbor

Support businesses

Participate in GivingTuesdayNow on May 5 Help the Gig Harbor Downtown Waterfront Alliance Help Businesses Recover Click Here to Make Your Donation Thank you for supporting the efforts of the Downtown Waterfront Alliance For more about the Downtown Waterfront Alliance, view their latest video:  

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See You @ the Boat Show

Seattle Boat Show

Come Down and See Us at the Seattle Boat Show Seattle Boat Show 2020 is halfway through its nine-day run, but there is still plenty of time to come down and see us. Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard and Second Wave Marine Repair and Consignment are settled in and ready to show you everything we…

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A Look Back at 2019


Enjoy a Year in Review from the Boatyard Before we ring in the new year, we thought it would be fun to take a look back at some of the events that shaped 2019. As always, it was a full calendar of harbor happenings. January Pacific rower Jacob Adoram Hendrickson reaches the halfway mark on…

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Girls Fish, Too

Girls Fish Too

Evening at Skansie Netshed Reminds That ‘Girls Fish, Too’ We all know about Gig Harbor’s deep roots in the commercial fishing industry, its rich fishing family heritage that spans three centuries. After all, a fleet of seiners is stilled moored along harbor docks and several working netsheds still grace the waterfront. The community loves to…

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‘Waterfront Wednesdays’ Were Wonderful

Waterfront Wednesdays

Telling the Stories That Don’t Always Get Told Videographer Chance Busey’s Videos Capture Summer in the Harbor Chance Busey just wrapped up his fantastic video series highlighting the people and happenings that make Gig Harbor such a special place to be. Other fitting terms are wow and wonderful for the weekly “Waterfront Wednesdays” videos that…

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Gig Harbor Gondola Expands Fleet

Gondola expands

New Gondola and Gondolier Join John Synco’s Harbor Tours Gig Harbor Gondola just got bigger. The popular Venetian-style harbor tour operation has now doubled in size with the addition of a new gondolier from California and a new gondola, fresh off the ship from Italy. Gondolier Greg Garite — shown above, and yes, he sings…

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I’m Mike McCallum. What’s Your Story?

Mike McCallum story

Determination Drives Canoeist to Conquer Challenges “Strength, endurance, perseverance. Training to be one of the nation’s best takes hard work, dedication and time. You need to give it everything you’ve got. And then some. “You’ll push limits you didn’t know you had. You’ll find out what you’re truly made of. I lost a piece of…

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