CELEBRATE THE VIBRANT ARTS COMMUNITY OF THURSTON COUNTY AT EXPERIENCE OLYMPIA & BEYOND ANNUAL MEETING
Annual meeting’s PopArt Party! invites the community to celebrate Thurston County's growing travel and tourism industry
OLYMPIA (May 18, 2023) – Experience Olympia and Beyond, Thurston County's visitor and convention bureau, announced today details for its annual meeting that will celebrate the region's creative spirit and honor those that contribute to the growing travel and tourism industry. This year’s PopArt Party! Annual Meeting will be held at the Hands On Children’s Museum on June 1, 2023, from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now for $40 or $50 at the door of the event. PopArt Party! is presented by the Port of Olympia and supporting sponsors including Olympia Oyster House, Hand’s On Children’s Museum, Budd Bay Café and River’s Edge.
This year’s event will pay tribute to the region’s diverse and ever-growing creative arts scene featuring the vintage sound stylings of Music De-Lite, aerial performances from Wings Aerial Acrobats, a scavenger hunt, and a group painting project for all to participate in. Local culinary artists will provide food and beverages to complete the evening featuring Olympita, The Oysterboys of Perkins Family Farms, Jerk N Tingz, Simple and Delicious Donuts and libations served by Budd Bay Café. The evening will also honor the nominees and award-winners of the 2023 Thurston County Tourism Awards and a State of Tourism update from the Experience Olympia and Beyond team.
“Our region is full of artists, craftsmen and creators and we are proud to celebrate their contributions to tourism at this year’s annual meeting”, said Annette Pitts, CEO of Experience Olympia & Beyond. “Our region is growing its destination offerings for leisure and business travel and there is so much to celebrate as we continue to provide engaging visitor experiences to showcase the talents of small business owners, hoteliers, restaurants and more. We look forward to celebrating our community through this engaging and fun event.”
Tickets can be purchased here. Sponsorship opportunities are still available for community partners to highlight their brand to top tourism and hospitality leaders anticipated to attend this event. More information on sponsorships can be found here.
For more information on Experience Olympia and Beyond, including regional events and a listing of Thurston County businesses and travel itineraries, please visit experienceolympia.com.
About Experience Olympia & Beyond
Experience Olympia & Beyond is the official destination marketing organization of Thurston County and Thurston County’s Sports Commission. A naturally inspired, approachable destination situated at the foot of Puget Sound, one hour south of Seattle and two hours north of Portland by car, Washington’s capital community inspires handcrafted getaways. The region is perfect for hosting meetings, sporting events and weddings. With more than 2,700 lodging rooms throughout Thurston County, there are several options, ranging from unique bed-and-breakfasts to hotels. For more information, visit experienceolympia.com or connect on Facebook, Twitter (@Experience_Oly) and Instagram (@ExperienceOly).
Public Relations, GreenRubino for Experience Olympia & Beyond