Steilacoom, WA, Washington, Pierce County, Main Page
Directory of Steilacoom and Local Businesses
Steilacoom Calendar of Events
Steilacoom School Disctrict
Steilacoom Local Government
Steilacoom Historical Museum Association
Local Hospitals
Steilacoom Gallery of Photos
Steilacoom, Anderson Island, Ketron Island ferry times and rates.
Maps of Steilacoom and Surrounding Area
Local Resources to The Town of Steilacoom
Steilacoom Classified Advertising
Suggestion Box

Mailing List    

Red Ribbon Bazaar at Steilacoom High School - Saturday 06 December 2014

Your support of this events helps students, clubs, athletic teams, the music program, and special school traditions to mention a few. How can you be involved?
  • You can become a vendor for a very small fee. We love home crafted art, décor, and gifts and so do the hundreds of people that frequent our annual event. Some vendors have been with us since our first bazaar 17 years ago!
  • You can share holiday cheer with a performance be it choral, solo, or instrumental. School and family choirs are a welcome sight and sound at the bazaar.
The SHS community hopes that students can count on your good ole' home town support this holiday season.

For more information: Tati Stowers; RRB 2014 Coordinator; 253.583.6675; Facebook

2014 Steilacoom Summer Concert Series
Pioneer Park, 1700 Commercial Street, Steilacoom, WA 98388

  • Come enjoy the Steilacoom Farmers Market from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Stay for the Summer Concert beginning at 6:30 p.m
  • 30 July
    06 August
    13 August
    20 August
    27 August
    Michael Powers (Smooth Jazz)
    Darren Motamedy (Smooth Jazz)
    Joey Jewel & The Swinging Orchestra (Sinatra In The Sands)
    Randy Linder (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
    Just Hook Me Up Band (Variety Jazz Quartet)

    Steilacoom Farmers Market - Wednesdays 11 June - 27 August 2014

    Mark your calendar! The first market of the season will be 11 June! If you are interested in information about being a vendor or volunteering to help with market operations, please Click Here or contact Mike Guerber at 253.581.1912.

    Lakewold Gardens Youth Program

    The Pinkerton Family Youth Program

    With generous funding from the Pinkerton family in early 2013, Lakewold is realizing a long-held dream of establishing a Youth Program, to serve children and their families throughout the South Sound. Beginning June, 2014, we will offer workshops to children within our target group: Ages 8 through 11/12, entering grades 3 through 5 in the next fall term. From soil, seeds and harvest to garden wildlife, from preservation and protection of the environment to a deeper appreciation of nature, the topics will vary but be focused and relevant.

    The Program, known as Green Thumb Explorers - where "Planting a seed in the ground plants a seed in the heart..." - will be introduced during MayFest, with a special booth providing information and crafts specific to children featured on Saturday, May 10th. Program details will be available and registration will begin in person, by phone, or through our web site. A recent survey provided feedback from Lakewood area families on their favorite topics, information to help us decide upon and develop lessons and activities guaranteed to captivate and ignite curious young minds. Saturday morning workshops will be offered on June 21, July 19 and August 16, from 9:30am to 12:30pm. Cost per child will be on a pay-what-you-can or donation basis. Then, on Saturday, September 20th, Lakewold brings back its hugely popular Children's Day, hosting fun family activities and entertainment to kick off the 2014-15 season of monthly workshops which will feature garden-related lessons and hands-on projects in our new children's garden.

    As the Youth Program develops, we look forward to engaging instructors, assistants and volunteers who will bring their enthusiasm and knowledge to our big, bright classroom and on into the gardens where kids have played, explored and roamed for nearly 100 years. Lakewold feels a deep commitment to engage future generations of gardeners by offering a safe and unique venue in which to experience the beauty and fun that gardening brings to our lives.

    Lakewold Gardens Open for Spring/Summer Season - 2 April - 28 September

    Lakewold and the newly refurbished former Garden Shop are open for the spring and summer garden touring season Wednesday - Sunday from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Come see our new shop, in continuing progress, and make sure to visit throughout the season as we expand offerings throughout the estate. General Admission is $9 per person. Senior/Student/Military admission is $6 per person. Members of Lakewold and children 12 and under receive free admission.

    University Place Festival - 2 August 1914

    The University Place Festival features entertainment for people of all ages.

    Cirque Park - University Place, Washington
    10:00 am to 7:30 pm
    Movie in the Park 9:00 to 10:30

    Join the fun, enjoy the entertainment, food and vendor booths, participate in activities, and play sports! Come and enjoy a variety of entertainment including games and lots of fun!

    University Place Festival

    Box Tops for Education & Campbell's Soup Labels

    Help Steilacoom's schools by saving and turning in the Box Tops for Education and/or Campbell's Soup labels at any school.

    Click Here for a List of Box Top Brands

    We Love Steilacoom Association Food Pantry

    The Association operates a food bank for low-income individuals and families. Additionally, the Association provides need-based assistance for utility payments and, to the extent funds are available, scholarships for Steilacoom High School students with preference given to those attending a 2-year college or vocational school.

    Food distributions are on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the old Pioneer Middle School on Chambers Street. Food donations may be dropped off at the Community Center or at the Food Bank during operating hours.

    Financial contributions for any of the programs, including the scholarship program, may be dropped off at the Community Center. A separate check, made payable to the Association, may also be sent in with your utility bill.

    For more information, contact Paul Loveless at 581-1912 or Sharon Cornett, Food Pantry Coordinator, at 581-1076.


    You will meet great new friends and have fun!
    • For activities at the Community Center, contact Pauline Monk at 983-2599.
    • The Steilacoom Food Bank always welcomes volunteers. Contact Paul Loveless at 983-2074
    • We have a very active volunteer Parks Group. Contact Nancy Henderson at 584-7284
    • The Citizens Fireworks Committee is preparing for this year's 4th of July. Contact Danny Lopez at 582-4995.

    Steilacoom Museum Associaqtion Annual Events
    • Ice Cream Social located on the Museum patio on Rainier Street.
      During the Town-Wide 4th of July Celebration, Noon - 4 p.m.

    • Salmon Bake on the shores of Puget Sound at Sunnyside Beach.
      Last Sunday in July, Noon - 4 p.m.

    • Colonel Don's World Famous Secret Salmon Sauce  -  Click Here

    • Apple Squeeze
      Festival of the apple with 20 presses for cider squeezing; apple products for sale.
      1st Sunday in October, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    • Christmas At the Orr Home
      253 584-4133 for more information
    Click Here for SHMA Event Details

    Steilacoom's Main Street, a route through Puget Sound History - By Nancy Covert

    Come Memorial Day 2014, national and state flags will ripple from the lamp posts lining Main Street that are accented with colorful, flowering baskets that remain in place until after Labor Day.

    That's the way Steilacoomites celebrate the spring/summer seasons in its waterfront town, a place that once had sincere aspirations to become: state capitol, terminus for the Northern Pacific Railroad, summer resort destination, and a few other things... after it was founded in the 19th century. Tacoma, i.e., "the City of Destiny" and, later, other cities, eventually took over those roles.

    Instead Steilacoom, a 2.1 square mile town, became a Bedroom Community. But that's OK with its residents, who take pride in the 160-year history that it marks this year. This summer, while visiting the Town on the Sound, take time to enjoy its popular Farmers Market and Concerts in the Park: two of the town's most enjoyable summer activities.

    Although Main St. is technically the second major arterial in the Town of Pink Flowers-Steilacoom's Main Street also is one rich in history about the first town in the state-founded 160 years ago this spring. Since this year also marks Washington State's 125th Anniversary, it's a dual opportunity to learn more about the city's role in early state history.

    For those who haven't already visited Steilacoom Historical Museum on Main Street or the Steilacoom Tribal Cultural Center and Museum on Lafayette Street, consider stopping by these local repositories of community history. Both sites offer overviews about why this area was settled first in the state-160 years ago.

    The steep route-3/10th of a mile, from the top of Main to the waterfront below, bypasses a community center, public safety department, Immaculate Conception Mission Church, as well as Steilacoom Historical Museum, Orr's wagon Shop, Town Hall, and terminates at the Bandstand in Pioneer Orchard Park, with a marker for the site of the town's first school, plus a spectacular view of the snow-capped Olympic Mountains.

    Just around the corner from the intersection of Lafayette and Main streets, is Chambers Bay Road: the route to the 2015 USGA tournament at Chambers Bay. Enjoy your summer-whether it's shopping at the Market or enjoying the music in the Park-very few places compare with Steilacoom.

    Would you like to be notified when we add, modify, or update news and events on this page?
    Provide your email address below and join our mailing list.
    Mailing List

    We have a very simple privacy policy:
    Your email address will be shared with absolutely no one!

    Magic Mops Cleaning

    Family owned and locally operated business serving Olympia, Lacey, Dupont, Steilacoom, Lakewood, Tacoma, Washington. We pride ourselves on the quality of work we do and the professional demeanor in which we do it.
    Click Here For Web Site
    Call Now For Your
    Free In-Home Estimate
    Phone: 360.350.4805

    Lakewood Nails Salon

    Manicures, pedicures, facials, waxing... professional salon services! Your hands, feet, and body deserve the same attention you give your hair. Indulge yourself in relaxing and beautifying services that complete your finished look.
    Click Here For Web Site
    10511 Gravelly Lake Drive S.W.
    Lakewood, Washington 98499

    Pederson & Sons Contractors

    Full service, licensed, bonded, insured general contractor. Home improvement, repair, remodeling company specializing in residential and commercial projects. Will beat any written estimate and help you design your project to work within your budget.
    Click Here For Web Site
    916 1st Street
    Steilacoom, WA 98388

    Town of Steilacoom Annual Events
    Garden Club Plant Sale - Second Saturday in May
    Steilacoom Farmers Market - June, July, August - Every Wednesday
    Concerts In The Park - June, July, August - Every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.
    Old Fashioned, Hometown, Independence Day Parade, Street Fair, Fireworks
    Salmon Bake - Last Sunday in July, Noon - 4:00 p.m.
    Garage Sale Saturday - Second Saturday in August, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Apple Squeeze - First Sunday in October, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Christmas At Town Hall - First Friday in December
    Rowdy Woods

    Custom, rustic woodworking. Corbels, beams,
    columns, mantles, arches, doors, gates, purlins,
    signs, cat houses, doghouses, bird houses,
    log shelters, animal sculptures, tikis, and
    ornamental crosses.
    Click Here For Web Site

    Pierce County Alert

    Get alerts about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for our Pierce County Alert Program. This emergency notification service enables Pierce County to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, unexpected road closures, missing persons, and evacuation of buildings or neighborhoods.

    You will receive time-sensitive messages wherever you specify, such as your home, cell, or business phone, email, text messages, hearing impaired receiving devices, and more. You pick where, you pick how.

    Click Here to Sign Up

    Search Washington Government Web Sites

    Click Here!

    Web Hosting and Design
    Click Here