Revels Year Round

Every year, Puget Sound Revels presents an assortment of events: dances, sings, concerts, salons, celebrations and more.

2017 EVENTS – Our Silver Anniversary Year                         We’ve got plans! Join us.

We’ll be adding information to the list below soon. To make sure you receive up-to-date info about all events, please send us your email address. Be sure to also check out some photos from past events.

FEBRUARY 4:  A Midwinter Mixer 
Desserts, drinks, dancing. We’ve got Sarah Comer on fiddle, marvelous Karen Haas on piano, and Katie Gotshall adding some groovy clarinet to the mix, good tunes and a good time are ahead. No partner or experience needed, all dances are taught on the spot! If you aren’t sure what American folk dancing looks like, check out these folks dancing Waves of Tory for the first time.

MARCH 22: Spring Sing      B Sharp Coffee House   7pm                                                                        All sing!! Pub songs, chanteys, rounds, call and response, traditional American and more.     Food, coffee, tea, beer and wine available for purchase. FREE.

MAY 1: May Day Celebration    Wright Park, 6 – 7:30pm  

Singing, dancing a081-300x200nd flower-crown-making to welcome lovely May. Join us between the pond and the playground (“I” Street side of the park).

All ages.  Free.


MAY 21  Revels from There to Here!  We are the Revels scrapbook! Unearthing Revels stories and memories. Sharing, singing, celebrating 25 years of Puget Sound Revels. Waller Road Grange (2708 64th St E, Tacoma, WA 98404)  $10. Brown Paper Tickets

JUNE 10: Our Beautiful Brunch at Edgewood Gardengarden gate

SEPTEMBER 4 (Monday) from 1:30 – 2:45pmAbbots Bromliad , Old Town Park (2350 N 30th St, Tacoma)  Dancing with antlers—FREE and for all ages! People who come to The Christmas Revels are fascinated (or mystified!) by the Abbots Bromley Horn Dance.  So we join the California Revels  and haAbbots bromley 2013 10ve a Bromliad. Come learn the dance and participate in it. Or bring a penny whistle, recorder or fiddle and play the tune. We’ll teach the steps and general concept. Some burlap costumes and antlers will be available, but participants are encouraged to bring their own (branches can make pretty good antlers – look around your yard). Or just bring a picnic and watch. We’ll provide musicians and a caller. We’ll also play some fun games.

SEPTEMBER 21 (Thursday), 6:30 – 7:45pmTacoma Sings. Chihuly Bridge of Glass

Singing on the Chihuly Bridge of Glass to sing-out Bridge Singsummer and sing-in autumn. Music to listen to as you arrive (on the Glass Museum side), then we’ll distribute song sheets and encourage everyone to join in. We’ll sing fun songs various places on the bridge and wrap up with a few lovely rounds. Bring a lantern if you want. We’ll light them as the sun sets. Beautiful.      

October (Tacoma Arts Month)

OCTOBER 28: Silver Anniversary Party.             Saturday, October 28 (6:30 – 9:30)  Titlow Lodge    8425 6th Ave, Tacoma        $25 per person

Revelers all! Friends and family – new last year or Reveling since 1992, it’s time to gather. Bring your stories, share your memories. Join the celebration of 25 joy-flinging years!  We’ll start with a public Porch Sing at 6:00 p.m. Homecoming festivities begin at 6:30. Heavy appetizers, dessert, and beverages will be served along with music, humor, and fun.

21 and over, semi-formal attire encouraged.     Purchase tickets here.

The Christmas Revels – December 16 – 20, 2017   Rialto Theater, Tacoma

We’re thrilled to announce The Christmas Revels in our 25th anniversary year will find us in Northern Spain (Galicia) singing, dancing,  storytelling on the Camino de Santiago – a pilgrimage route established in the 9th century that runs from the Pyrenees to the cathedral town of Santiago de Compostela. Rich and vibrant, our Christmas Revels, as always, will be beautiful, funny, joyous, moving, a feast for the eyes and ears, a celebration for family and friends, the perfect December gathering. Note the dates now! Don’t miss The Christmas Revels! Remember, Revels donors ($75 and up) can purchase tickets two weeks before the general public

2011 Christmas Revels