Film Festivals in Tacoma and Pierce County

For real movie buffs, there's always a festival right around the corner

Destiny City Film Festival (February/March)

A festival inspired by Tacoma’s nickname as the City of Destiny, this festival focuses on showcasing independent films created in the Pacific Northwest.

Tacoma Sister Cities Film Festival (April)

Tacoma’s sister city relationships span the globe, and this festival allows a space to share cultural aspects of those sister cities.

Rainier Independent Film Festival (May)

Set in the shadow of Mount Rainier, this festival is dedicated to providing independent filmmakers an inspirational venue to screen their films.

Lakewood Film, Art & Book Festival (September)

Originally conceived as a festival celebrating Asian films, this festival now includes films from the United States and around the world.

Gig Harbor Film Festival (September)

Rated one of the fastest-growing independent film events in the Pacific Northwest, the Gig Harbor Film Festival packs a lot of cinematic excellence into one weekend.

Tacoma Film Festival (October)

There’s something for everyone at this Northwest film festival, which shows some of the best independent films around.