September in Tacoma


We've found 11 things to do in Tacoma before the summer comes to an end. Check out local artists, grab some vintage wear, celebrate Tacoma, and of course.... eat! This month will likely fly by like the rest, so why not slow down and enjoy some great treasures Tacoma has to offer.


See you around, Tacoma!

September 4th – 6th

Taking it to the Streets: Pop-Up Glassblowing and Activities

Tacoma’s Museum of Glass is taking their Hot Shop outside! This free event will be hosted in the MOG plaza, where you can watch local glass artists do their thing live. Each day will include different art activities and glass blowing demos where local artists will engage the audience to help create spontaneous color and pattern designs. Stick around and get a chance to make a creation of you own and enjoy a fun scavenger hunt!

September 6th

Lincoln District Yard Sale

Shop local, vintage, and in person at this Lincoln District Yard Sale! All Star Vintage is hosting a collection of their local thrift shop friends at a massive sale of all things vintage. You'll be sure to find t-shirts featuring your favorite 80’s and 90’s pop culture, Levi jeans, 50’s and 60’s knick-knacks, classic snap backs, Jordans, and more. Once you’ve made the rounds, you can dine at one of the local eateries, like the famous Vien Dong, Pho Dragon (one of John’s favorites), or La Fondita Taqueria.

Check out the list of shops below for an idea of what they have in store: