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
Category - Festivals & Events
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 3:00 PM by Experience Olympia & Beyond
Have you ever heard of the town of BOO-coda? Most of the year it goes by Bucoda, but every October it transforms into Washington’s own Halloweentown. Complete with a haunted gym known for paranormal activity, hearse processionals, casket races and pumpkin carving contests, the entire
As featured on the recently launched South Sound Coffee Trail, the Olympia region’s roasters source and prepare a darn good cup of joe. But not all morning mochas are created equal. Interested in upping your craft coffee knowledge? Sip,
The season of love is upon us. Whether you adore this sweet season or count the minutes to February 15, we’ve got you covered with some decidedly different Valentine’s Day-inspired travel plans. Behold, five ways to take the Hallmark out of the holiday throughout Olympia and
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 3:00 PM by Experience Olympia & Beyond
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
It’s been an unbeatable summer here in the Pacific Northwest. Hardly a cloud in sight and a holiday weekend on the horizon. Time for the next installment of our summer bucket list series. This time, we’re turning to the experts at West
Lovely lavender has long been known as a calming and medicinal herb when used in aromatherapy, potpourris and soaps. In decidedly different fashion, the Olympia region’s local artisans work with Evergreen Valley Lavender Farm to bring this lovable herb to the table. Sourcing a fresh
Longer days and the promise of warmer weather can only mean one thing: it's festival season. In the Olympia region, it’s all about fresh fare and culinary talent. Foodies rejoice!
From the Pacific Northwest Mushroom Festival, where this year many local chefs—two of Food
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