JBLM Neighborhoods: Tacoma

Christmas in Downtown Tacoma

When it comes to the holidays, we have to say from experience that downtown Tacoma does it right. From a festive ice skating rink to classic Christmas performances, there’s something for every single weekend in December, [...]

Good Mexican Food in Tacoma

Some might say that here in Tacoma we don’t take our Mexican food seriously, but they’d be wrong! We are getting better at providing authentic Mexican food and we even have a gourmet Mexican Restaurant! We have it [...]

Things to Do: Tacoma Art Place

Are you an Artist? Do you love to draw, take pictures, or sculpt but don’t have a studio space to call your own? Well then you need to check out Tacoma Art Place. TAP is a [...]

Downtown Tacoma’s Museum of Glass offers FREE Family Days!

One a month the Museum of Glass in Downtown Tacoma offers free activities for families.  They offer a variety of activities for children and adults throughout the Museum.  In addition to hands on art projects, you [...]

Tacoma City Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”

There are only 4 shows left of Tacoma City Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker” held annually at Downtown Tacoma’s Pantages Theater.  The only performance in the area to follow the story, scenic design, costuming and choreography [...]

What Are You Doing New Years Eve? We have Some Suggestions!

We know, we know.  It’s only the second week in December.  New Years Eve is weeks away!  Let me celebrate one holiday at a time, you say!  The thing about New Years Eve is that it [...]

Local Tacoma Theaters Offer Classic Christmas Movies!

If you’re looking for some fun family time at the movies with some of the most enduring Christmas classics of all time, we are about to make your day!  Both the Blue Mouse Theater in Proctor [...]

JBLM Christmas Lights!

If you’re looking for great light displays near JBLM, look no further!  We have a list of the best places to catch great displays of holiday lights across the area, most of which kick off this [...]

Tacoma Christmas Market? Get Ice Skating, Cocoa, & Christmas Trees Downtown!

Anyone who has ever been stationed in Germany surely remembers the incredible Christmas Markets.  The beautifully decorated outdoor markets selling a variety of gifts, handmade items, and delicious food and Glühwein are found all over Germany and [...]

Celebrating Halloween near JBLM!

By some miracle it looks like we might just be celebrating a Halloween without the omnipresent fall drizzle.  In addition to wandering the neighborhood in search of candy, there are a variety of ways to celebrate [...]