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posted by: BEST WESTERN PREMIER Plaza Hotel on: July 14, 2015 10:56:01 AM
Inspired by the hit TV show Wipeout, get ready to cringe, laugh and cheer for the crazy contestants who signed up for the WipeoutRun 5K course this year at the Washington State Fair Grounds right here in Puyallup.

With obstacles named Foam of Fury, Dope on a Rope, Tumble Tubes and Wrecking Balls to name just a few, this event is going to be a blast to watch live. The crazy race happens July 18 at 4 p.m.

Food Truck Fest: July 19

After watching people get pummeled, pounded and soaked at the WipeoutRun event, head on over to Wright Street in Tacoma the following day for some awesome food truck fare at the official Food Truck Fest. With live entertainment and free admission, this is a great time to taste the best of the region’s food truck creations and take in a little live music and entertainment. Food is served from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 19.

Tacoma Maritime Fest: July 18 & 19

The 23rd annual Tacoma Maritime Fest also happens this weekend at the Foss Waterway Seaport on Dock Street. Open Saturday, July 18 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, July 19 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., this is a great chance to check out some cool boats, great entertainment and awesome food. With a Kid Zone featuring a hands-on marine science lab, roaming entertainers, a story-telling mermaid and toy boat building, there will plenty for the little ones to do. Admission is free - it doesn’t get more family-friendly than that!

Tiger Triplets And Cat Conservation: July 25 & 26

Head on over to the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium in Tacoma for Tiger Conservation Weekend. This is your chance to learn about big cat conservation and have a close look at the rare Sumatran tiger triplets, Kirana, Dari and Indah, and their mother, Jaya. With special tiger-oriented activities and animal enrichment shows, this weekend is all about the orange and black! This special event happens Saturday and Sunday, July 25 and 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For a good nights’ sleep in close proximity to all of these events in the Tacoma-Puyallup area, check into the Best Western Premier Plaza. Book your stay online for our best rates - we hope to see you soon!

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