Capitol Campus Activities and Events

Events and activities in public spaces on the Washington State Capitol Campus, including Heritage, Sylvester and Marathon Parks. For more information please call (360) 902-8881.

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Monday, 2/13/2017 - 6/30/2017: Capitol Campus Exterior Repairs - Temple of Justice
Time: 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sponsored by: DES
Event type: Government
Location: Temple of Justice - South Steps
Estimated attendance: 10
Monday, 3/6/2017 - 5/31/2017: Social Marketing Success Stories in WA State
Time: Noon p.m. - Noon p.m.
Sponsored by: UW Evans School of Public Policy & Governance
Event type: Government
Location: Legislative Bldg - 4th Floor Mezzanine
Estimated attendance: Capitol visitors and staf
Monday, 4/24/2017 - 5/8/2017: Bicycle Commuter Challenge
Time: 8 a.m. - 8 a.m.
Sponsored by: Intercity Transit
Event type: Government
Location: West Campus - other
Estimated attendance: 0
Friday, 4/28/2017 - 4/29/2017: Spring Arts Walk
Time: 5 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Sponsored by: Olympia Parks, Arts and Recreation
Event type: Public
Location: Heritage Park - 5th & Water Street lawns, Sylvester Park,
Estimated attendance: 10000
Saturday, 4/29/2017 - 4/29/2017: World Tai-Chi & QiGong day
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Sponsored by: Brigg's YMCA, SPSCC, downtown YMCA
Event type: Public
Location: Heritage Park - 7th & Columbia lawns
Estimated attendance: 50 to 75
Monday, 5/1/2017 - 5/1/2017: Strategic Planning Discussion
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Sponsored by: Results WA
Event type: Government
Location: General Administration Auditorium
Estimated attendance: 30
Monday, 5/1/2017 - 5/12/2017: WEA Education Funding Vigil
Time: 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Washington Education Association
Event type: Public
Location: Flag Circle - Lawn
Estimated attendance: 40 a day
Monday, 5/1/2017 - 5/1/2017: International Worker's Day Picnic Festival
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Olympia Branch of the Industrial Workers of the World
Event type: Public
Location: Sylvester Park
Estimated attendance: 100
Tuesday, 5/2/2017 - 5/2/2017: Promotional Ceremony
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Washington State Patrol
Event type: Government
Location: General Administration Auditorium
Estimated attendance: 100+
Tuesday, 5/2/2017 - 5/2/2017: Situational Awareness Training
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: FSA, ERMO
Event type: Government
Location: Office Building 2
Estimated attendance: 75
Wednesday, 5/3/2017 - 5/3/2017: Paws Across America WA
Time: 12 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Sponsored by: private animal lovers
Event type: Public
Location: Legislative Building - North Steps
Estimated attendance: 20-75
Wednesday, 5/3/2017 - 5/6/2017: YMCA Youth & Government Youth Legislature
Time: 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Sponsored by: Senate
Event type: Government
Location: General Administration Auditorium, Legislative Bldg - State Reception Rm (G), Legislative Building - Columbia room, Legislative Building - North Steps, Legislative Building - Rotunda, Legislative Building-Room 112 (2:00p.m.-5:30p.m.),
Estimated attendance: 500
Wednesday, 5/3/2017 - 5/3/2017: Channel Migration Zone Training
Time: 0800 a.m. - 1700 p.m.
Sponsored by: WA DNR Forest Practices
Event type: Government
Location: Office Building 2
Estimated attendance: 100
Thursday, 5/4/2017 - 5/4/2017: National Day of Prayer
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Church of Living Water
Event type: Public
Location: Legislative Building - Rotunda
Estimated attendance: 300+
Thursday, 5/4/2017 - 5/4/2017: Bible Literature Offered to the public free of charge
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sponsored by: Nicholas Christ
Event type: Public
Location: West Campus - other
Estimated attendance: 4
Thursday, 5/4/2017 - 5/5/2017: Medal of Honor Peace Officers Memorial Ceremony
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Attn General's Office and Behind the Badge Foundation
Event type: Public
Location: General Administration Bldg Steps, Law Enforcement Memorial, Legislative Building - Columbia room, West Campus - other,
Estimated attendance: 500
Friday, 5/5/2017 - 5/5/2017: Award of Honor Multi-jurisdictional Honor Guards
Time: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sponsored by: WSP
Event type: Government
Location: General Administration Auditorium
Estimated attendance: 400
Saturday, 5/6/2017 - 5/6/2017: YMCA Spring Run
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Sponsored by: South Sound YMCA
Event type: Public
Location: West Campus - other, Winged Victory Memorial
Estimated attendance: 1,300
Saturday, 5/6/2017 - 5/6/2017: North Thurston High School Prom
Time: 8:30 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Sponsored by: North Thurston High School
Event type: Government
Location: Legislative Building - Rotunda
Estimated attendance: 375
Sunday, 5/7/2017 - 5/7/2017: Ballard High School Choir Sing in the Rotunda
Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Sponsored by: Ballard High School
Event type: Public
Location: Legislative Building - Rotunda
Estimated attendance: 100
Sunday, 5/7/2017 - 5/7/2017: CROP Hunger Walk
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Interfaith Works
Event type: Public
Location: Legislative Building - North Steps
Estimated attendance: 300
Monday, 5/8/2017 - 5/8/2017: wfas conference hospitality event
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Sponsored by: Washington Fire Administrative Support
Event type: Government
Location: Legislative Building - Columbia room,
Estimated attendance: 100
Tuesday, 5/9/2017 - 5/9/2017: Executive CyberSecurity Tabletop Exercise
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Emergency Management Division
Event type: Government
Location: General Administration Auditorium, Legislative Building - Columbia room,
Estimated attendance: 85
Tuesday, 5/9/2017 - 5/9/2017: 2017 Spring FSA HSB All-Staff Meeting
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Financial Services Administration
Event type: Government
Location: Office Building 2
Estimated attendance: 200
Wednesday, 5/10/2017 - 5/10/2017: Public Service Recognition Week
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: OFM
Event type: Government
Location: East Campus Plaza - north lawn,East Campus Plaza - south lawn,Flag Circle - Lawn
Estimated attendance: 3000
Wednesday, 5/10/2017 - 5/10/2017: Public Employee Recognition Event
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: WA VERG
Event type: Government
Location: Office Building 2
Estimated attendance: 300
Thursday, 5/11/2017 - 5/11/2017: Bible Literature Offered to the public free of charge
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sponsored by: Nicholas Christ
Event type: Public
Location: West Campus - other
Estimated attendance: 4
Friday, 5/12/2017 - 5/12/2017: Parking Informational Meeting
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 .m.
Sponsored by: DES
Event type: Government
Location: Office Building 2
Estimated attendance: 25
Friday, 5/12/2017 - 5/12/2017: Letters About Literature Awards Ceremony
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Secretary of State - State Library
Event type: Government
Location: Legislative Building - Columbia room
Estimated attendance: 200
Saturday, 5/13/2017 - 5/13/2017: No Child Wet Behind, Olympia -Diaper Drive and Fundraiser with 5K run and 1mi Family Fun Run
Time: 8 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Sponsored by: Doulas Northwest
Event type: Public
Location: Heritage Park - 5th & Water Street lawns
Estimated attendance: 150
Saturday, 5/13/2017 - 5/13/2017: Next Right Step Walk-A-Thon
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Sponsored by: Zonta Club of Olympia
Event type: Public
Location: Marathon Park
Estimated attendance: 60
Saturday, 5/13/2017 - 5/13/2017: 189th Combined Arms
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: 189th Combined Arms Training Brigade (CATB) (U.S. Army)
Event type: Government
Location: Legislative Bldg - 3rd Floor Mezzanine, Legislative Bldg - 4th Floor Mezzanine, Legislative Bldg - State Reception Rm (G), Legislative Building - Rotunda,
Estimated attendance: 300
Saturday, 5/13/2017 - 5/13/2017: The Marriage of Allison and Gregory
Time: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Sponsored by: Allison Chancellor
Event type: Private
Location: Legislative Bldg - 3rd Floor Mezzanine, Legislative Building - Rotunda,
Estimated attendance: 100
Sunday, 5/14/2017 - 5/14/2017: Olympia Flute Choir/ flutes in the Rotunda
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Mansion Glass
Event type: Public
Location: Legislative Building - Columbia room,Legislative Building - Rotunda
Estimated attendance: 150
Tuesday, 5/16/2017 - 5/16/2017: PSRW Award Ceremony
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Office of Financial Management
Event type: Government
Location: Legislative Bldg - State Reception Rm (G),
Estimated attendance: 75
Tuesday, 5/16/2017 - 5/16/2017: WDFW Awards Ceremony
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: WDFW
Event type: Government
Location: East Campus - other,
Estimated attendance: 330
Tuesday, 5/16/2017 - 5/16/2017: State Historic Preservation Awards
Time: 1 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Dept. of Archaeology & Historic Preservation
Event type: Government
Location: East Campus - other
Estimated attendance: 100
Tuesday, 5/16/2017 - 5/16/2017: Employee Recognition and Service Award Ceremony
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: WA Department of Fish and Wildlife
Event type: Government
Location: Office Building 2
Estimated attendance: 150
Wednesday, 5/17/2017 - 5/17/2017: Parking Informational Meeting
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Sponsored by: DES
Event type: Government
Location: Office Building 2
Estimated attendance: 100
Wednesday, 5/17/2017 - 5/18/2017: DDDS Supervisor Conference
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sponsored by: Olympia DDDS
Event type: Government
Location: Legislative Building - Columbia room
Estimated attendance: 30- 35
Thursday, 5/18/2017 - 5/18/2017: Bible Literature Offered to the public free of charge
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sponsored by: Nicholas Christ
Event type: Public
Location: West Campus - other
Estimated attendance: 4
Friday, 5/19/2017 - 5/19/2017: National Bike To Work Day
Time: 07:00 a.m. - 09:00 a.m.
Sponsored by: Intercity Transit
Event type: Public
Location: Heritage Park - 5th & Water Street lawns
Estimated attendance: 100
Saturday, 5/20/2017 - 5/21/2017: Capital City Marathon
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Sponsored by: Capital City Marathon Association
Event type: Public
Location: Sylvester Park
Estimated attendance: 2200
Saturday, 5/20/2017 - 5/20/2017: Project Citizen
Time: 7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Sponsored by: Civic Education Washington State
Event type: Government
Location: Legislative Bldg - 3rd Floor Mezzanine,Legislative Building - Rotunda
Estimated attendance: 500
Saturday, 5/20/2017 - 5/21/2017: Capital City Marathon - Kids Run
Time: 4:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Sponsored by: Capital City Marathon Association
Event type: Public
Location: Heritage Park - 5th & Water Street lawns,Heritage Park - All
Estimated attendance: 500
Saturday, 5/20/2017 - 5/20/2017: Rally for MCS/Environmental Illness Awareness
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: The Naked Project/Angelique Ashton
Event type: Public
Location: Legislative Building - North Steps
Estimated attendance: 75
Monday, 5/22/2017 - 5/22/2017: Open Mic Olympia
Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Sponsored by: Don Cohen
Event type: Public
Location: Sylvester Park
Estimated attendance: 200
Monday, 5/22/2017 - 5/22/2017: Mudstock
Time: 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Sponsored by: Mud Bay
Event type: Private
Location: Heritage Park - All
Estimated attendance: 400
Tuesday, 5/23/2017 - 5/23/2017: Health Policy Roundtable meeting
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Insurance Commissioner's Office
Event type: Government
Location: Legislative Building - Columbia room
Estimated attendance: 60
Wednesday, 5/24/2017 - 5/24/2017: State HR All Staff Meeting
Time: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Sponsored by: OFM
Event type: Government
Location: General Administration Auditorium
Estimated attendance: 60
Wednesday, 5/24/2017 - 5/24/2017: Parking Informational Meeting
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Sponsored by: DES
Event type: Government
Location: Office Building 2
Estimated attendance: 100
Wednesday, 5/24/2017 - 5/24/2017: Personnel/Payroll Association
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Office of Financial Management
Event type: Government
Location: Office Building 2
Estimated attendance: 100
Thursday, 5/25/2017 - 5/25/2017: Noon Performance in Capitol Rotunda
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Sponsored by: LaVenture Middle School Symphonic Band
Event type: Public
Location: Legislative Building - Rotunda,
Estimated attendance: general public
Thursday, 5/25/2017 - 5/25/2017: Bible Literature Offered to the public free of charge
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sponsored by: Nicholas Christ
Event type: Public
Location: West Campus - other
Estimated attendance: 4
Saturday, 5/27/2017 - 5/27/2017: FCAA WA FosterWalk
Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Sponsored by: FCAA WA Chapter
Event type: Public
Location: Heritage Park - 5th & Water Street lawns,Heritage Park - All
Estimated attendance: 75