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
Register for a Chance to Win Free Tickets to Christmas Unplugged!
Contest runs Nov. 25 to Dec. 1.

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