Category - Festivals & Events

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

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 Bay Paddleboards to enlighten us on

It's festival season in the Olympia region and it’s all about the fresh fare and culinary talent. Foodies rejoice!

From the two brew fests that celebrate the region’s history of brewing excellence to the quirky happenings at the Thurston County Fairgrounds, visitors

Dust off those clubs—it’s high time for a round of golf in the Pacific Northwest. Aside from a few spring showers here and there, the sun is peeking out and the greens of Washington state’s capital region beckon. Whether you’re a seasoned pro looking to perfect your

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

Unpack Once, More To Explore

Thursday, January 26, 2017 11:00 AM by Experience Olympia & Beyond

Whether you’re a weekend warrior looking for fresh tracks or a gourmand in search of the region’s freshest oysters, the area's location at the foot of Puget Sound offers a home base for adventures of all kinds. Plan a long weekend to explore the Olympic Peninsula or a week-long

Perfectly Paired

Thursday, December 22, 2016 1:00 PM by Experience Olympia & Beyond

Perfectly Paired. Get personal this holiday season with tips from some of the area’s top distillers, brewers and winemakers. We’ve gone straight to the source when it comes to creating that perfect harmonious meal during this special time of year. From a classic