2020 Gig Harbor Film Festival


Dear Friends,

We are very sad to announce that we must cancel our 2020 Gig Harbor Film Festival, scheduled for September 24-27, as well as all planned activities for the remainder of 2020.

We held on hoping as long as we could that our current global crisis would resolve in time for us to resume our normal fundraising and planning efforts, but unfortunately it is not meant to be for us this year.

As a non-profit organization, we rely primarily on the generosity of our sponsors, donors, and volunteers and with still so much uncertainty ahead, we had to make the best choice to respect the circumstances of all involved.

To say we are disappointed is an understatement. It is a privilege to do what we do for our community, and we are so grateful to all of you for your support, and for being a part of the fun. We plan to temporarily streamline our operations, but will stay in touch via our social media platforms, email, and website.

Though our operations will be in hibernation mode for the remainder of the calendar year, we remain steadfast in our dedication to our mission. Now more than ever, we’ve been living in proof of just how essential the arts are to our collective well-being, and we will continue to welcome your support and donations throughout this down time.

These are challenging times for all of us, but we are focused on the days ahead when we will gather again in 2021 to restore and celebrate the vitality of this wonderful community, we call home.

Thank You to Our Presenting Sponsors:

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Winter 2019 Events at Uptown

Enjoy the Season at Uptown!

December 7th 10 AM Polar Express at Galaxy Theatres

December 8th 10 AM & 6 PM Polar Express at Galaxy Theatres

December 13th 6 PM – 9 PM Grand Opening Celebration at Brittain & Co

December 15th 2 PM – 6 PM Holiday Shopping Night at Jos. A. Bank

December 15th 3 PM – 7 PM Ladies Night at the Garden Room

December 17th 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Sounds of the Season with Kopachuck Middle School Band

December 22nd 6:30 PM Menorah Lighting at the pavilion

December 22nd 12 PM – 8 PM and 23rd 12 PM – 5 PM Pictures with Santa at Galaxy Theatres

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Gig Harbor Film Festival Ranked in the Top 100

Gig Harbor Film Festival Ranked in the Top 100 Best Reviewed Festivals

Gig Harbor Film Festival ranked 45 out of 2500 festivals around the world by FilmFreeway.  This success is a testament to the hard work and dedication of everyone involved in making Gig Harbor the place to be each Fall for filmmakers and film-lovers alike.  We take great pride in the level of hospitality we offer our visitors and local attendees, so this ranking is especially meaningful for us because it comes from our filmmakers.

We’d like to thank you, our friends and family, once again for your support in making this festival truly special.  From attending the films and parties, to showing your enthusiasm at the Q&A sessions and social events, thank YOU for sharing the warmth of Gig Harbor and for your part in making this festival a world class event we can all be proud to call our own.

For more information about our fun happenings throughout the year, check out our website

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