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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.”
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Gas Line Replacement

Puget Sound Energy will be replacing a gas line through Park Street and some on Wood Avenue. This project is expected to last from December 11 through January 10. Work…
Bridge Lighting

Bridge Lighting Video

Thank you to Pierce County TV for filming this snapshot of the 2019 Bridge Lighting. Thank you also to The Old Cannery for once again hosting a great party.

Red Apple Parking Closing

The City now has a purchase and sale agreement with a buyer for the site known as the Red Apple lot. We expect that agreement to close in January. For…

City Council Meeting

Click here to watch the December 2, 2019, meeting stream live or watch the archive after the meeting.

Holiday Events in Region

Sumner has a lot of great events coming up for the holidays, but we’re not alone. Our partners at Travel Tacoma & Mt. Rainier have put together a nice overview…

Sumner’s Decant Facility Complete

After two years, the final piece of Sumner’s Decant Facility has been completed. What is a decant facility? It’s a covered structure, located by our Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility that…


Upcoming Events
  • February 29, 2020
    • Trip to Olympia Farmer's Market9:30 am - 4:00 pmJoin the Sumner Senior Center for a trip to the Olympia Farmer's Market to enjoy unique vendors, musical entertainment and more. Cost $10 15506 62nd Street Court East
      Sumner, WA 98390
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    • Free Tax Prep10:00 am - 5:00 pmGet help with your Federal Taxes through the Sumner Pierce County Library Sumner Pierce County Library
      1116 Fryar Avenue
      Sumner, WA 98390
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  • March 1, 2020
    • Train to Sounders Game9:48 amRide the Sound Transit train right from Sumner to CenturyLink Field to watch the Sounders play Chicago Fire with no hassles for parking or traffic. Sumner Sounder Station More details »
  • March 2, 2020
    • Lahar Siren Test12:00 pm - 12:02 pmAll lahar sirens are tested throughout the county to ensure they are properly functioning.
    • City Council Meeting6:00 pmat City Hall, Council Chambers - The City Council votes on policy decisions. The meeting is open to the public and usually includes a chance for public comment. More details »

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.

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