2017 Pioneer Days Festival Poster Contest Winners
Drop in on the third Saturday of each month for seasonal art and craft activities -
Here's our 2017 line-up:
Want to join us for a walk? Here are a few things to know:
For more information, contact Mary Bowlby.
This tour focuses on the places and people of Old Tacoma in the late 19th and early 20th century. We will also see buildings and markers significant to the story of this strong community.
In 1900, this was an immigrant community. Hear stories about buildings, events and people rooted in countries far from Old Town, Tacoma.
OR... Take a self-guided Old Town History Walk
Try our Old Town Walking Tour mobile app!
Pick up a Kids Activity Book from the Cabin to enhance the walking tour for your family. Bring your completed booklet to the Museum for a free postcard!
This community event showcases
Job Carr Cabin Museum and
Tacoma's frontier history with
an afternoon of fun for the whole family.
Find photos of the 2016 Pioneer Days Festival on our Facebook photo page
Experience pioneer life through heritage crafts, live music, hands-on demonstrations and old-time games and races.
We're planning a day full of pioneer fun for the 2017 edition of Pioneer Days Festival!
This video from TV Tacoma's CityLine tells about PDF2015
(recorded 9/10/15, clip begins at 17:25).
Sponsored by: DP&C, Old Town Business & Professional Assoc. and Sprague Pest Control
Pioneer Days Festival -
We are seeking woodworkers, quilters, weavers, knitters, basketweavers, blacksmiths, photographers, toy makers, leather workers, candle makers, folk artists, and food vendors to display and sell their creations at the 2017 Pioneer Days Festival in Tacoma's Old Town Park.
Please complete your Vendor Application below by 7/24/17.
Or download a .pdf version of the vendor application here.
Accepted vendors will be notified by 7/27/17.
Pioneer Days Festival - Vendor Requirements
If you have any questions, please contact email@example.com or 253-627-5405.
Pioneer Days Festival - Vendor Application
Thank You to everyone who attended the 2016 "Eureka!" Breakfast -
We hope you'll join us this year!
The support of our community is fundamental to our success. All proceeds from the "Eureka!" Breakfast benefit Job Carr Cabin Museum's operating budget.
We look forward to sharing the Cabin's story with you.
Event Sponsors: Edward Jones Agents - Eugene Brown, Derek O'Sullivan
and Brent Wojtanowicz
Photos with Santa
Our cozy cabin fireplace is the perfect setting for your keepsake Santa picture! Bring the whole family and make a memory.
Cookies and hot chocolate provided by Old Town businesses - while supplies last.
Bring a bag of non-perishable foods to fill our collection box for St. Leo's Food Connection