10th Dickens Festival at Stadium

Dickens Festival at Stadium


Saturday, Dec. 6 | 10th Annual Dickens Festival | 8:30 AM to 6 PM

Events All Day in the Stadium District

Fun Run Participants

Fun Run Participants

8:30 AM   Run Like the Dickens Races Registration | Division Avenue side of Wright Park (watch for signs); Rain or shine; FREE event
9:00 AM   Mile Run Start, Immediately followed by the Duck Pond Run, Awards presented
Organizer: Martha Mendenhall, member of USATF Masters Track and Field Team and winner of 3 world championships



Santa at WW Seymour Conservatory

Santa at WW Seymour Conservatory

New this year: Partnership with WW Seymour Conservatory:
Victorian Holiday Celebration | Dec. 6, 2014 |10 am-3 pm

Poinsettia displays, visits with Santa, staff in beautiful Victorian costumes;modest admission fee for adults, children are free.
(Catch a Horse & carriage ride from Dickens Festival Rankos’ Pharmacy


Saturday December 6th Join Us for a first Annual Celebration of Stars

Saturday December 6th Join Us for a first Annual Celebration of Stars

5:15 PM   Procession of Stars encircling Wright Park graciously provided by Artists 4 Life in the Sound | Assemble at Titus Will Showroom 633 Division Av at 5 pm | Visit www.TacomasOutsidersGuide.com to learn more.

From 11 am until 5 pm: continual musical and theatrical entertainment will be found throughout the day at First Presbyterian AnnexKing’s Books and Titus Will Showroom.

  • Free carriage rides
  • Craft vendors
  • Beard and costume contest with varied prizes for winners!
  • Victorian dress is encouraged for all ages.  All activities are free of charge.



Sunday, Dec. 7 | John Doan Concert  “Christmas Unplugged” | 7 PM

John Doan Victorian Christmas Promo

John Doan

7 PM Center for Spiritual Living 206 N J Street Tacoma 98403
Adults:  $ 20; Children: Free | Reserve tickets at Brown Paper Tickets

Join the Fun!

The festival is in the Historic Stadium District between Saint Helens Avenue to South G Street and South 1st Street to South 4th Street. Free parking is located at the First Presbyterian Church Parking lot at the corner of South G street and South 2nd Street.

Map of Key Festival Locations