If you have lived in Western Washington for longer than one summer, you know that our “summer” is traditionally limited to mid-July through early September. (Although Mother Nature seems to reserve some gorgeous sunshine for the first few days back to school.) As a result, your neighbors flock to outdoor concerts during the summer months. You can find great outdoor entertainment throughout Olympia.
The Lacey In Tune concert series features a new performer each week. Each Wednesday, through August 7, you can enjoy an outdoor concert at noon at Huntamer Park. A variety of performers from golden rock and roll to a Beatles tribute band roll through the park. On Saturday evenings through August 10, bring a blanket and picnic an enjoy a concert followed by a family friendly movie. Check out the entire schedule here.
Outdoor movies are a must in July and August. You can find a classic flick showing at the Washington State Capital Museum or try a more family friendly title at Lacey’s Huntamer Park or Tumwater Valley Golf Course. Find the whole schedule of outdoor movies around Thurston County here.
People love dancing at the Music in the Park concert series in downtown Olympia. In its 34th year, the outdoor concerts are held each Wednesday evening at Olympia’s Sylvester Park. On one occasion, the venue shifts to the Port Plaza. Find the full concert schedule here.
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