Special Events

Fall Events:

Scarecrow Contest!
October 12th – 25th • Various Locations
Presented by the Downtown Waterfront Alliance and PenMet Parks.
Local businesses and organizations will be showcasing their scarecrows all around town and you get to vote for the best one!
Click Here for Locations and Voting!


 

Adventure Box Drive-Thu: Halloween!
October 21st • 5 pm • Sehmel Homestead Park (10123 78th Ave NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98332)
We are on a mission to keep our community healthy, active, and engaged! Join PenMet Parks as we hand out a box full of “Halloween” fun for the whole family! This FREE drive-thru event is limited to the first 100 visitors.


 

PenMet Parks Amazing Race
October 24th • 12 pm to 4 pm • Various Locations
Does your family have what it takes to win the first PenMet Parks Amazing Race?!
Register: http://bit.ly/PMP_AmazingRace
Race around town solving clues, completing physical challenges, and working through brain teasers. Each participant will receive a long sleeve shirt and a medal for participating. The winning team will be awarded a basket with local goodies….and bragging rights! Starting times will be staggered and sent to you via email the week prior.
The maximum size group is 5 per COVID state guidelines.


 

Zombie Survival Workshop
October 24 • 1 pm to 4 pm • Sehmel Homestead Park (10123 78th Ave NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98332)
Kids will run thru obstacles, learn survival skills, make escape plans, and learn how to create a zombie face!
Register Here: http://bit.ly/Zombie_Workshop
Ages: 8 to 12 • Fee: $79


 

Drive-Thru Trunk or Treat!
Friday, October 30th • Peninsula Gardens (5503 Wollochet Dr. Gig Harbor, WA, 98335)
Cars will be decorated, music will be playing, and each child will receive a candy/goodie from each booth. Pre-Registration Required. Arrival Times: 3p-4p • 4p-5p • 5p-6p
Register: http://bit.ly/PMP_TrunkorTreat
Interested in becoming a vendor?
Click Here: http://bit.ly/PMP_TrunkorTreatvendor


 

Kid’s Night Out: Minute to Win It
November 7 • 5 pm to 9 pm • Rosedale Hall (8205 86th Ave NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98332)
Enjoy a night out and leave the kids with us for our themed activity nights! We will play a variety of games: “Minute to Win It” games and enjoy a pizza dinner! Make sure to bring a sleeping bag, blanket, and pillow to get cozy for the movie! Movie: The Incredibles 2
Register Here: http://bit.ly/KNO_M2W
Price: $35.00
Discount for 2 participants: $5.00 (must call)


Adventure Box Drive-Thu: Minute to Min It
November 18 • 5 pm • Sehmel Homestead Park (10123 78th Ave NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98332)
We are on a mission to keep our community healthy, active, and engaged! Join PenMet Parks as we hand out a box full of “Minute to Win It Games” for the whole family! This FREE drive-thru event is limited to the first 100 visitors.


Winter Events

Letters to Santa
November 16 – 14 • Mailbox locations: Skansie Park and Sehmel Homestead Park Pavilion
Write a letter to Sant and receive one back before Christmas! Make sure to include your name, age, what you would like for Christmas, and if you’ve been good this year. Don’t forget to include a return address so want knows where to send his letter!


 

12 Days of Christmas Advent Kit
December 10 – 11 (Registration opens November 2nd and closed December 7th)
We are excited to offer a 12-day advent calendar with a twist! Enjoy a new holiday-themed game, experiment, or craft 12 nights in a row leading up to Christmas. The kit will include all materials, wrapped up for an added surprise element. Kits will be delivered on December 10 and 11, just in time for you to start your 12-day countdown on December 13.
Geared for ages 5-12 years old • Fee: $50


 

Kid’s Night Out: Gingerbread House Decorating
December 12 • 5 pm to 9 pm • Rosedale Hall (8205 86th Ave NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98332)
Finish your holiday shopping and leave the kids with us! We will enjoy holiday themed games, crafts, and gingerbread house decorating! Make sure to bring a sleeping bag, blanket, and pillow to get cozy for the movie! Movie: How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Register Here: http://bit.ly/KNO_Gingerbread_House
Price: $40.00
Discount for 2 participants: $5.00 (must call)


 

Mrs. Claus Cookie Kit
December 21 • 8 am to 4 pm • (Registration  opens November 2nd and closes December 16th)
We have partnered with Night Owl Bakery for this tasty kit! Bring our popular Cookies with Mrs. Claus event to your home this year. Each kit will include 12 cookies, 3 icing bags, and 4 sprinkle bags. Plus, enjoy hot cocoa and a holiday craft/activity pages.
Fee: $28 • Kits will be delivered on December 21.


 

Santa’s Elves Workshop Camp

December 21 – 23 • 1 pm to 4 pm • Hale Pass
Come along with us as we explore Santa’s Workshop and help the elves. Students will be crafting in a Winter Wonderland. We will create everything from gifts to fun projects to make sure your house is in the Christmas Spirit.
Register Here: http://bit.ly/Santas_Workshop_Camp
Ages: 8 to 12 • Fee $119


For more information please email or call: info@penmetparks.org or 253-858-3400

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