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
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If pumpkin patches, hayrides and corn mazes are on the annual fall agenda, Olympia and its surrounding farmlands have you covered. There are pumpkin patches and fall festivals with your perfect gourd waiting. Find
Friday, August 30, 2019 12:00 PM by Experience Olympia & Beyond
Squeeze the last minutes out of these summer days with meaningful family memories at a variety of events in the Olympia region this Labor Day Weekend. From a festival on the harbor to flag football to an out of this world UFO festival—make your weekend planning a festival fete.
Thursday, August 1, 2019 2:00 PM by Experience Olympia & Beyond
August is hot! Folks are finding exciting ways to cool off, from swan diving into a swimming hole or breaking out the board for watersports. But, nothing cools you off better than an ice-cold beer. Even better when the beer is brewed with the highest quality, local ingredients.
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 9:00 AM by Experience Olympia & Beyond
Come and join the Independence Day Celebration in the Olympia region, home to Washington State's Capitol City! Whether you prefer the snap, crackle and pop of the colorful fireworks, or you're just in it for the food and fun in the sun, there's an explosion of 4th of July events in
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 8:00 AM by Experience Olympia & Beyond
Always on the quest to become the coolest parent ever but still searching for the perfect place to bring the family for spring break? A week off of school and work is a long time, so better make the most of it! The Olympia region has exactly what you're looking for. Here, family-friendly
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
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,