Gig Harbor is just across the spectacular Tacoma Narrows Bridge and offers the perfect place to start your adventures on the Kitsap Peninsula. Its strong Scandinavian and Croatian heritage has influenced its nautical lifestyle and fishing-village character. This sophisticated city offers a wide array of shops, creative boutiques, art galleries, and waterfront restaurants. Enjoy monthly art walks, live theater, community events, and farmers market, including the Waterfront Farmers Market. The Gig Harbor Guide gives you a comprehensive list of places to dine, things to see, events, and more.
The Harbor History Museum collects, preserves and shares the rich history of the Gig Harbor community. The museum provides an informative permanent exhibit, a special exhibition gallery, school programming as well as an extensive artifact and archival collections to share with visitors.