April 12 – 21, 2013
Celebrate 80 years of Daffodils and “The Magic of Music” at this Festival. Remember the music of Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong, Elvis, The Beatles and more. Enter your favorite dog in the Most Magnificent Mutt Show on April 6th at 10AM at Frontier Park. See the Daffodil Queen’s Coronation on March 8th 7PM at Life Center in Tacoma as she watches over the Festival. The Royalty Gala is on April 12, 7PM at the Courtyard Marriott in Tacoma. Celebrate a special night for Pierce County, the Daffodil Festival Royalty, and special dignitaries. The Royalty Gala is a fund raiser for the Daffodil Festival and Royalty. Partake in the Silent Auction. See the Daffodil parade on April 13th in all its glory of Daffodils through Tacoma, Puyallup, Sumner and Orting. Encourage the young “Daffodils” at the Junior Daffodil Parade on April 20th at 10AM at Tacoma’s North End Proctor District. Top off your celebration of spring and Daffodils at the Daffodil Marine Parade on April 21st at the Tacoma Yacht Club as they host the Daffodil Royalty and parade along Point Defiance and the Thea Foss Waterway. http://thedaffodilfestival.org or call 253.840.4194.