Looking for Something to do this October?
Find an event
There are many arts and cultural activities happening all month long. Browse all events in the calendar below, search by specific date by clicking on today’s date on the left side or use the Search button to look for specific programs. Events can also be filtered using the Categories, Organizers, Tags, and Venues options below, to find things that match your interests or needs.
Note: People who rely on keyboard navigation (without using a mouse) to move through this website may have a hard time accessing the following calendar.
Add an event
Have an arts or culture event, activity, class, workshop, or exhibit that is happening in Tacoma this October that you’d like included in this calendar? Click on the Add Event button to submit your event information.
Banner image: Tacoma artists share their work at Arts at the Armory. Photo by City of Tacoma.
Visit the Tacoma Creates Events Calendar
The fun doesn’t end in October. For year-round programming, check out the Tacoma Creates events calendar for a listing of programs that Tacoma Creates-funded organizations have available for you!
Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly cultural performance, STEAM-focused workshop for your child, or panel discussion on Tacoma’s history – the Tacoma Creates events calendar highlights a diverse range of programs from funded arts, culture, heritage, and science organizations.
Image above: Checking out the art vendors at Arts at the Armory, in 2022. Photo by Brian Cox.
Banner image: A view from above the art market at the Arts at the Armory, in 2022. Photo by Brian Cox.
ʔuk’ʷədiitəb ʔuhigʷətəb čəɫ txʷəl tiiɫ ʔa čəɫ ʔal tə swatxʷixʷtxʷəd ʔə tiiɫ puyaləpabš dxʷəsɫaɫlils gʷəl ʔutxʷəlšucidəbs həlgʷəʔ.
We gratefully acknowledge that we rest on the traditional lands of the Puyallup People where they make their home and speak the Lushootseed language.