13 MAY 2023, 10am-3pm

May 11, 2023

Gig Harbor, WA - Get ready for a celebration of Spring and creativity at the Local Makers Spring Market &

Festival, which will take place on May 13 from 10am-3pm at the Gig Harbor Civic Center Green. Sponsored by

the City of Gig Harbor and many great local businesses, the event will feature over 50 Local Makers & Artisans,

as well as "Mini-Makers" (youth entrepreneur makers) showcasing their skills, local food and beverage vendors,

DIY creative and pampering workshops, aerial artist, face painters, balloon artists and much more.

"This event will be one of the highlights of the Spring season for residents and visitors alike" said Caasi Dickens

founder of Local Makers Gig Harbor, "we're coming together as a community to Ignite the Creative Spirit of Gig

Harbor. It will be a fantastic opportunity to discover unique, locally-made goods, support local artisans, and

have a great time with friends and family in a beautiful outdoor setting."

Attendees can explore the diverse array of handmade goods available including jewelry, pottery, skincare,

baked items and more. They can also enjoy live entertainment from local performers, participate in DIY

workshops to learn new skills and crafts (from flower-pressing to watercolor painting and more), munch on

delicious offerings from local food and beverage vendors and enjoy posing for photos in front of local-artisan

designed mural, commissioned especially for the event.

In addition to being a fun day out for all ages, the Local Makers Spring Market & Festival is also a great way to

celebrate Mother's Day. "We wanted to create an event that would be the perfect way for families to spend

quality time together on this special occasion weekend" said Clare Dunis, Local Makers member and co-

organizer of the event. "Whether you're looking for a unique gift for Mom, seeking inspiration for your own

creative projects, or simply want to relax and have some fun, this festival has something for everone."

Admission to the Local Makers Spring Market & Festival is FREE. For more information about the event,

including a full list of vendors, entertainment, activities and workshops, visit or

follow the "Local Makers Spring Market & Festival" Event page on Facebook

About Local Makers Gig Harbor: The purpose of Local Makers is to encourage, empower and equip our

neighbors who are passionate about creating quality & unique handcrafted items. Our mission to provide

opportunities for talented Makers to take their skills from the living room to the public, selling their wares

and sharing their stories.