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The Alliance conducts seasonal traffic and parking surveys twice a year. In addition, zip code data has been collected by merchants as well as at the Waterfront Farmers Market. Data is provided to the City of Gig Harbor and is maintained in the Alliance Maestro Database.

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Home Plaques

The Downtown Waterfront Alliance placed the first Historic Home Plaque in 2019. The plaques tell the story of the historic home and the families that lived there. If you own a home along Harborview and would like to be considered for a plaque, contact the Alliance at

253-514-0071 or 

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Farmers Market

The Waterfront Farmers Market is held Thursdays, June through
mid-September. A food-focused market, it includes demos, weekly entertainment, family activities, and a variety of crafts, prepared foods, and other food products. The Waterfront Farmers Market is held in Skansie Brothers Park.

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The beautiful flower baskets that grace the downtown waterfront every summer are purchased by the Downtown Waterfront Alliance and watered daily by Alliance volunteers. 

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The Downtown Waterfront Alliance lights up the downtown with holiday lights on the trees on Pioneer as well as providing the lights for the City Tree in Skansie Park. If you are interested in helping us "Light the Harbor" contact the Alliance at
253-514-0071 or


Gig Harbor

Together with the City of Gig Harbor, The Gig Harbor Chamber of Commerce, Uptown, and Heron's Key, the Downtown Waterfront Alliance is a member
of the Community Investment Team that financially supports the Summer Pierce Trolley for the Gig Harbor Community.

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The Downtown Waterfront Alliance supports businesses in many ways, including offering workshops. Whether it is a consultant hired to talk about lighting, shopping and traffic patterns, and window displays, or a session in our Business Resource Series, we are here to help our businesses.


Gigging Up
the Harbor

This annual spring clean-up day takes place each year in May to get the downtown waterfront ready for the busy spring and summer seasons. Volunteers meet at Skansie Brothers Park, work from 9am to 12pm and then have a complimentary lunch provided by local restaurants. 


Veterans Banners

The Downtown Waterfront Alliance began the Veteran's Banner Project honoring our local heroes in 2018. Honor your veteran or first responder this autumn with a light pole banner along Gig Harbor's downtown waterfront.