Local events to close roads in Tacoma


Please note the anticipated event-related road closures expected around Tacoma through Sunday, July 15:

  • On Wednesday, July 4, from 6 a.m. through Thursday, July 5, 1 a.m. the Freedom Fair event will close Schuster Parkway, the Ruston Way waterfront, North 30th and McCarver streets and side streets between North Oakes and North Starr streets in Old Town.
  • On Wednesday, July 4, the Point Ruston Independence Day 5K event will close the following streets starting at Vassault Playfield: North Narrows Drive, North Vassault Street, North Park Way, North 54th, North Shirley and North 51st streets, and Ruston Way, ending at Point Ruston Grand Plaza from 6 – 9:30 a.m.
  • On Sunday, July 8, the Art on the Ave event will close 6th Avenue between North Cedar to North State streets from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • On Saturday, July 14, the Tacoma Pride Festival event will close Pacific Avenue between South 9th and South 7th streets, South 8th Street between Pacific Avenue and A Street, and A Street between South 8th and South 9th streets from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. During this time, Court A between South 9th and South 7th streets will be limited to local access only.
  • On Saturday, July 14, from 6 a.m. through Sunday, July 15, 5 a.m. the Silverstone Pride Day Celebration will close portions of St. Helens Avenue between Opera Alley/Court C and South 9th Street. 
  • On Saturday, July 14, from 6 a.m. through Sunday, July 15, 2 a.m. The Mix Pride Block Party will close St. Helens Avenue between South 7th and South Baker streets.


  • The Broadway Farmers Market closes Broadway from South 9th to South 11th streets every Thursday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • The Proctor Farmers Market closes North 27th from North Proctor to North Madison streets every Saturday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Closures may change as a result of weather, event alterations and other unexpected circumstances. For more information on Pierce Transit bus routes affected by event road closures, visit piercetransit.org.

To get event-related road closure updates, visit cityoftacoma.org/EventRoadClosures and use the “Click to subscribe” link. To access a map of City construction projects with potential traffic impacts visit GovMe.com and click on Large Impact Construction Projects. More information about the City’s progress toward its Tacoma2025 goals is available on the Results253 page at data.cityoftacoma.org.

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