Category - Arts & Culture

Handcrafted Holiday

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 2:00 PM by Experience Olympia & Beyond

Tis the season for decking the halls, favorite festivities and merrymaking. Here in the Olympia region, we’re all about handcrafting the season of cheer with events and happenings that support locally-owned businesses and artisans, finding magic in small-town traditions and creating

Winter Weekends & Holiday Happenings

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 10:00 AM by Experience Olympia & Beyond

Situated between the ever-growing metropolitan areas of Portland and Seattle, the Olympia region is emerging as a “right-sized” destination for exploring, shopping, wining and dining. Whether it’s a winter weekend for two or a festive family tradition, the area’s easy

We all know Washington state’s capital region for its iconic 287-foot dome, but courtesy of the team here at Experience Olympia, visitors now have 20 more, iconic locations to explore while in town. Launching this fall, visitors will find selfie-ready signs–coined “Selfie

We like to consider ourselves a hub of culinary and craft beverage creativity and excellence. But when the experts agree, that’s something to celebrate. Two Olympia-area producers, Whitewood Cider Co. and Olympia Coffee Roasting Co., were honored as winners in the

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s not too soon to start making your list and checking it twice.

This year, resist the “add to cart” button and bring holiday shopping offline with several ways to enjoy the holiday shopping experience. Shop local and

Fall Fun: Five of our Favorites!

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 3:00 PM by Experience Olympia & Beyond

The leaves are vibrant, the sun is out (most days), and the air is crisp. October is here which means it’s time to get out and about to enjoy the season.

If it’s fall fun you fancy, find some of the region’s most festive pumpkin patches, corn mazes and sweet treats