Discover Volcano Country

Procession of the Species

Olympia

This annual celebration is held in April each year to celebrate Earth Day. It is an arts-based celebration and features a parade of floats, costumes and puppets all with an animal and Earth Day theme.

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Washington State Fair

Puyallup

This is the largest state fair in the Pacific Northwest.  The fair is held in September and includes a midway, plenty of rides, food, concerts and exhibits.

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Olympia Harbor Days

Olympia

This popular 3-day festival features the largest vintage tugboat race and show in the world. There will be plenty of food, arts, and entertainment.

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Gorge Blues and Brews Festival

Stevenson

This is the largest blues festival held in the Columbia River Gorge area. Set in Stevenson, this festival features live music. Local breweries and wineries will be on hand as well as local food vendors.

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Christmas in the Gorge

Stevenson

Visit the gorge and get in the Christmas spirit. This festival is held at the end of November. Join the local community for hot chocolate, Christmas cookies, festive music, the tree lighting and a Starlight parade.

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Nisqually Watershed Festival

Olympia

Learn about the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge at this family friendly festival. This fall event includes educational presentations, walking tours, art, music and great food.

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