Celebrate the Fourth of July with floats and live performances during the Annual Independence Day Parade. Then head to the Artesian Family Festival & Thunder Valley Fireworks Show to enjoy live music, food, games and more leading up to the largest fireworks show in the county.
Founded in 1997, the Washington State Senior Games is the largest Olympic-style multi-sport event in Washington, bringing seniors from across the country to the South Puget Sound to compete in a variety of events. The games are open to both in-state and out-of-state participants.
South Sound Block Party
Gather with friends and neighbors at the annual, two day South Sound Block Party. Watch live performances by talented musicians while playing games, eating at food trucks, and relaxing in the beer garden, all along the shore of the Puget Sound.
Tumwater Artesian Brewfest
Beer lover's rejoice! The Tumwater Artesian Brewfest feature 50 breweries from the Pacific Northwest as well as other beverages available including wine, cider, and spirits. Guests can participate in a variety of games including stein holding competitions.
*Olympia Brewfest is taking a hiatus in 2023. Check back for 2024 dates. Olympia Brew Fest is another can't miss festival for craft beer enthusiasts. Visitors can enjoy more than 60 different beers while savoring snacks and listening to live music.
The Capital Lakefair is a week long event featuring a carnival, parade, fireworks, food, vendor booths, and a car show. If you're seeking thrills, the carnival has plenty of exhilarating rides and games for people of all ages.
Olympia Harbor Days Festival is an annual non-profit festival celebrating the maritime heritage of the Puget Sound in Olympia. Give a final farewell to summer with a Labor Day weekend full of vintage tugboat showcases and races and a wide variety of fun activities on land.