Category - Festivals & Events

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

Five Decidedly Different Dates

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

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

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

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