painting by local artist Jim Whaley

Visit Thurston County

Washington, USA

A Visitor's Resource for the Olympia, Lacey, and Tumwater Area


2017 Olympia Area Community Event Calendar

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Date Event Location Phone
February 2018
Feb 15-18 Olympia Old Time Music Festival Downtown Olympia no phone #
Feb 17 Toliva Shoal Sailboat Race View from Boston Harbor 360-753-1850
Feb 17-18 Sa'Heh'Wa'Mish Days Shelton no phone #
Feb 24 Pie Fest Olympia no phone #
March 2018
March 3 Native Plant Festival Tumwater 360-754-3588
March 10 Ethnic Celebration Lacey 360-491-0857
March 24 Capital Food & Wine Festival St. Martin's Pavilion 360-438-4366
April 2018
April 19-22 Puyallup Spring Fair* Puyallup 253-841-5045
April Dragon Boat Festival Port Plaza ~ Olympia 360-438-4521
May 2018
May 5 Grand Prix Electric Car Races & S.T.E.M. Fair
   (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math)
Lacey 360-491-0857
May 19-20 Lacey Spring Fun Fair St. Martins University 360-481-4393
May Prairie Appreciation Day Mima Mounds 360-458-5450
May Olympia Wooden Boat Fair Olympia no phone #
May 18-20 Bluegrass From the Forest * Shelton 360-898-4581
May 20 Capital City Marathon Olympia no phone #
June 2018
June Mason County Forest Festival * Shelton 360-490-6176
June steamboat stringband jamboree Olympia no phone #
June Deschutes Duck Dash Tumwater no phone #
June Roy Pioneer Rodeo * Roy no phone #
June Strawberry Festival Olympia no phone #
June Olympic Air Show Olympia Airport 360-705-3925
June America's Dixieland Jazz Festival St. Martins Pavilion 360-943-9123
June Monster Trucks ~ South Sound Speedway South Sound Speedway 360-273-6420
July 2018
July FIREWORKS & Racing at South Sound Speedway Tenino 360-273-6420
July Lacey Fireworks Display Lacey 360-491-3214
July Tumwater Artesian Festival ~
      Parade & Thunder Valley Fireworks Show!
Tumwater Valley 360-754-4160
July McCleary Bear Festival * McCleary 360-495-3667
July South Sound BBQ Festival Lacey 360-491-4141
July Capital Lakefair Downtown Olympia 360-943-7344
July STP Bicycle Classic *  (official Midpoint) Centralia 360-623-8445
July Big Rig Races ~ South Sound Speedway Tenino 360-273-6420
July Dog-a-Thon* Fort Steilacoom 360-383-2733
July Oregon Trail Days Tenino City Park 360-264-2075
July Four Square Mile music Festival Tenino City Park no phone #
July Pacific Northwest Mushroom Festival Lacey 360-259-6672
August 2018
August Thurston County Fair Lacey 360-786-5453
August Mt. St. Helen's Bluegrass Festival * Toledo 360-785-3478
August Mason County Fair & Rodeo * Shelton 231-757-4677
August Grays Harbor County Fair* Grays Harbor Fairgrounds 360-482-2651
August Morton Loggers Jubilee * Morton 360-523-4049
August Southwest Washington Fair * Chehalis 360-740-1495
August Garlic Festival & Craft Show*/td> Chehalis 360-748-6836
September 2018
Sept Roy Pioneer Rodeo* Roy no phone #
September See the Wild Salmon Returning Olympia/Tumwater no phone #
Sept Olympia Harbor Days Percival Landing no phone #
Sept Washington State Fair* Puyallup 253-845-1771
Sept Nisqually Watershed Festival Nisqually Wildlife Refuge 360-753-9467
October 2018
October Apple Festival & Pumpkin Patch! Lattin's Country Cider Mill 360-491-7328
October Schilter Farm Harvest Festival Nisqually 360-459-4023
October Children's Day Lacey 360-491-0857
October Oysterfest* Shelton 360-426-2021
October Fall Arts Walk Downtown Olympia 360-209-2678
November 2018
December 2018
December 2 Olympia Toy Run Downtown Olympia no phone #
January 2019
January Polar Bear Plunge Long Lake 360-491-0857

* Events marked with an asterisk are outside of 'Thurston County'.

Every effort has been made to insure these listings are correct.
Event schedule subject to change. Not all events are listed

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