The Washington Host Committee and volunteers are excitedly developing guest and youth programs to showcase all that the South Puget Sound has to offer. Please note that children and guests must be registered to attend any program sessions, events, or meals.


Guest Program

Be sure to attend the Guest Meet 'n' Greet Wednesday August 16, 9:15-10:30a.m. to join fellow guests for a chance to mingle and learn about planned outings including museum tours, a casino trip, antique and boutique shopping. Travel Tacoma will be on hand to share information on local attractions, outdoor recreation, and fun activities to entertain you during your stay.



Youth Program

While the parents are away, the kids shall play…Join the Washington Host State Youth Program for awesome adventures in the Pacific Northwest. On Wednesday, spend the day getting to know each other and participate in exciting outdoor adventures including a scavenger hunt, picnic lunch and Adventure Book craft.  On Thursday, learn about Sasquatch, play Washington themed games and spend the afternoon exploring the Tacoma Children’s Museum (ages 7 and under) or the Washington State History Museum (ages 8 and up).  See sharks and seahorses; polar bears and peacocks; walruses and wolves; all in one place when you visit the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium on your final day of the Youth Program.  Adventure awaits!


Children 6 and over (5 and under accompanied by a parent or guardian) are invited to participate in the youth program, offered 9 a.m. - 5 p.m Wednesday August 16 - Friday August 18. Please check back soon for more information and a preliminary schedule.




For information on the Guest and Youth Programs please contact:
Meagan Arndt