Make this Valentine’s Day one to remember. Ditch the chocolate and flowers and explore a handcrafted escape in the Olympia region. There’s a trail for every traveler—whether you’re a nature lover, culture & arts buff, wine connoisseur, beer aficionado or coffee
Category - Seasonal Selections
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
Photo by Justin Oba
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
Salmon season is here! For the next couple of weeks our intrepid fish friends make their annual voyage upstream. It’s mesmerizing to watch as they leap out of the water and definitely worth a trip to one of these popular public parks!
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.
Friday, July 19, 2019 10:00 AM by Experience Olympia & Beyond
Summer is the season for burgers! Whether you’re enjoying a cookout with friends and family or dining out at your favorite neighborhood spot, we all get a craving for burgers and fries. Luckily the Olympia region is home to a unique collection of burger joints, all serving up decidedly
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
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
The halls may be decked, but for us the end of one year means it’s time to schedule a new year of adventures. If active vacations are on the agenda for 2019, we have the solution. The Olympia region has long been loved among cyclists for both its accessibility and natural beauty. A
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