Traffic & Parking During the Taste of Tacoma and the Freedom Fair

posted Jun 9, 2011, 4:20 PM by Town Clerk   [ updated Jun 9, 2011, 4:24 PM by Rob White ]
There are several events coming up that will have traffic impacts in the area. The taste of Tacoma is being held June 24-26th. There will be no parking on Pearl from N 49th-N 54th St. N/B traffic on Pearl will be split into two lanes. The left lane will be for the ferry, zoo, yacht club, Owens beach, the boathouse, and Anthony's. The right lane will be for Taste parking. There will also be no parking allowed on N 52nd St from N Pearl to N Bennett St to allow for emergency vehicle access.
The annual freedom fair event will be held along the waterfront on the 4th of July. Ruston Way and the Ruston Tunnel will be closed from about 8AM until the conclusion of the event. The tunnel will be open to pedestrians. N Bennett St from N 54th-N 53rd will also be closed to vehicular to allow for spectators for the firework show from 5PM until the end of the show.
Please be patient as we work to ease traffic congestion.