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Saturday, March 9th

11am to 5pm

The newest event to hit the streets of the Gig Harbor Waterfront - Chowderfest brings together restaurants and retailers in a tasty celebration of our area's food, beverage and retail shops.

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  • Fit for all ages, Chowderfest is both a celebration of the culinary expertise of our waterfront business district and also a super fun kick off to our 7th annual Restaurant Week - happening March 10-17 along Gig Harbor's Waterfront.

  • 12 Gig Harbor waterfront restaurants and more than 20 retail stores, tasting rooms, and professional offices will come together for a day full of delicious food and drink and exclusive promotions, activities, and specials.

  • Cast your vote! There will be a fun voting platform for you to help us crown each participating restaurant with a lighthearted award.



$25 General Admission

Your general admission ticket includes: 8 chowder samples & 1 event wristband.

$30 for the Complete Chowder Experience

Want to sample chowder from all 12 locations?

Add the “Complete Chowder Experience” to your event ticket and enjoy 12 chowder samples & 1 event wristband.

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Book a room from the Waterfront's Maritime Inn or the Best Western Wesley Inn and enjoy special dicsounted rates for Chowerfest weekend.



Maritime Inn - 10% discount

Best Western Wesley Inn & Suites - 20% discount 


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Anthony's at Gig Harbor

Signature House Chowder (21+)

B's Bagels

New England Style Corn & Lobster Chowder

Brimstone PNW

Brisket & Corn Chowder

Brix 25

Champagne Seafood Chowder -

smooth creamy style with dashi base

Devoted Kiss Cafe

Traditional New England

Clam Chowder

El Pueblito

Chicken Tortilla

Gourmet Burger Shop

Corn chowder with smoked salmon 

Millville Pizza

Wood-fired Chowder

Morso Bistro

Signature House Chowder

Tides Tavern

TBD (21+)

Net Shed No. 9

Clam Chowder - clams, onions, potatoes; all the creamy goodness

7 Seas Brewing                    Select $3 pints

Cougarwear                          TBA

Direction Apparel               ‘How Many?’ guessing game

                                                   to win a $25 gift card

dolly mama boutique        Spin to win

dolly mama too                   Raffle giveaway $100 gift card

For the Love of Spice        Complimentary wine tasting

Fox Island Trading              Selfie photo booth, spin the

                                                  wheel, and more

FRILLS by TLB Events        Find hidden objects for prizes

                                                   and discounts

Gig Harbor Brewing           TBA

Harbor History Museum   Mercantile member discount

                                                   special ‘I Spy’ scavenger hunt

                                                   free admission

Harbor WildWatch             'Clams of the Salish Sea' Game for Marine Life Center               kids and adults

                                                   Free admission

HARBORNEST                      20% off regular price items

Haven PMU                           Raffle for giveaways and

                                                  special event pricing

Heritage Distilling Co       Member pricing for bottles to go

                                                  and event drink specials

Hop Pharm Tap Room      Beer and cider specials

Local Whimsy                    TBA

Maitri Movement               Mini Empowerment Sessions with

                                                  C.O.B.R.A. Self-Defense                         


McBecklands                       20% off regular priced items

No Dearth of Books           20% discounts

OMyGold Permanent       15% off or buy-2-get-1 @ 50% off


Ties That Bind Gift Shop  TBA

Treasures4Humanity        TBA

Windermere Professional Partners   Hot Cocoa Bar

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