Halloween events will take over Gig Harbor through Monday (Oct. 31), with events extending to the Gig Harbor Uptown Shopping Center.
The annual Giant Pumpkin Carving event will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 27) at the Uptown Pavilion.
The giant pumpkin was provided by Hollands Giants in Sumner and will be carved by Master Pumpkin Carver Russ Leno, who is returning again this year.
The pumpkin will remain on display in Uptown through Halloween, when trick-or-treating will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. among the Uptown merchants.
The Uptown Shopping Complex is located at 4423 Point Fosdick Drive.