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“If you went looking for Main Street America, you’d be hard-pressed to find a prettier one than Sumner, Washington.”
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“Downtown Sumner…is reminiscent of the idyllic ‘Main Street’ towns found across the US and romanticized in film.”
Seattle Magazine


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Traffic Avenue Closure

This weekend, October 31 and November 1, we’re closing Traffic Avenue to do the final paving to get the new lanes into use. Here’s what’s closed and when. Saturday, October…
Sumner Cares

Sumner CARES Support

Sumner CARES funding is available to help Sumner residents experiencing difficulties in paying utility bills, rent or garbage bills due to the coronavirus and its effects. The City of Sumner…

Notice of Decision: Top Down Brewing

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Sumner’ Hearings Examiner has issued a decision for a Conditional Use Permit for the project described below.  Project Name: Top Down Brewing…

Fall Open House

We are proud to welcome you to the City of Sumner’s Virtual Open House! Although we had hoped to host our regular Open Houses in person in 2020, Covid-19 had…

GTO at Auction

After many years of service, it’s time to let the City’s 1969 GTO go to a new home. For years, it served as the Police Department’s DARE car, running in…
ShowYourSumner Poster

Show Your Sumner

We could use a virtual celebration this fall. So, let’s use 20-20 to take a closer look at all the people and places that make Sumner special. Use #ShowYourSumner to…



Sat 31

Come Walk With Me

October 3 - October 31
Sat 31

Fall Open House

October 22 - November 20
Sat 31

Free COVID Testing

October 31 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Organizer: Pierce County
Nov 02

Lahar Siren Test

November 2 at 12:00 pm - 12:05 pm
Organizer: Pierce County
Nov 02

City Council Meeting

November 2 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Organizer: City of Sumner


Police Facebook

October 28, 2020

Today is National First Responders Day and we want to take a moment to show our appreciation for ... See more

October 28, 2020
Free COVID Testing – City of Sumner

Free COVID Testing October 31 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm at Sumner High School. Drive up and walk up ... See more

« All Events Free COVID Testing October 31 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm « Community Development ... See more

October 27, 2020

We are hiring in 2021! Get on our eligibility list now and check out all the great lateral ... See more

October 26, 2020

It’s official; there’s still no way to safely hold events like Street of Treats in 2020. We are ... See more

taking care of business

This is a place where history still matters, but dreams for tomorrow are fueled.

As easy as (rhubarb) pie.
From independent boutiques to Fortune 100 corporations, successful businesses find their home in Sumner. With three freeways, two rail lines, getting to Sumner is easy.  With an excellent school system, picture-perfect neighborhoods and quality infrastructure, leaving becomes harder.
Check out online tools to assist your potential or established business and see why, when it comes to doing business, Sumner hits the sweet spot.

1104 Maple Street
Sumner, WA 98390

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