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Downtown Olympia’s December 20 ‘Third Thursday’ is a Celebration of the Arts, Local Food,  Unique Shopping and Music
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Downtown Olympia’s December 20 ‘Third Thursday’ is a Celebration of the Arts, Local Food, Unique Shopping and Music

Close to 25 Downtown Businesses Are Participating with discounts, artist receptions, food, wine and more!

Downtown Olympia’s Third Thursdays are a community celebration of local culture, art, food, music and unique shopping experiences. Whether you make it a date night, a fun outing with friends or a family adventure, there is so much to discover in our vibrant community, all set to live music from street performers.

On Thursday, December 20, over 20 downtown shops, restaurants and galleries will offer unique, third-Thursday promotions; several art galleries are holding artist receptions, and the community will enjoy food and beverage tastes at several boutiques.

A fun element of each Third Thursday is the Challenge Game! Participating Third Thursday businesses will hand out game cards. Participants can visit each business to get another letter to solve the phrase of the month. Complete the phrase first and win!

WHAT: Olympia’s Third Thursday
WHEN: Thursday, December 20, 2018 from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Street performers located around downtown and The Olympia Downtown Alliance will host an info booth, located in the US Bank parking lot from 5p.m. - 8 p.m.
WHERE: Olympia’s Downtown. Click here for a map of participating businesses.
WHO: Presented by Providence Health Services and brought to the community by the Olympia Downtown Alliance and Mixx96FM. For more information about Third Thursday events, contact Brit Kramer, (360) 481-5010 or For more information about Olympia Downtown Alliance, contact Todd Cutts, (360) 357-8948 or

Businesses participating in Third Thursday include:
Archibald Sisters, Batdorf & Bronson, Blackbird Mercantile, Browsers Bookshop, Captain Little, Chelsea Farms Oyster Bar, Childhood's End Gallery, Compass Rose, Courtyard Antiques Olympia, Dillinger's Cocktails and Kitchen, Gallery Boom, Hawley's Gelato & Coffee, Holy Lamb Organics, Hot Toddy, Joby Glass Studio, The Popinjay, Sound and Vision Living, State of the Arts Gallery & Gifts, The Mouse Trap, Three Magnets Brewing Co., Le Voyeur Café & Lounge and Well 80 Brewhouse.

Street Performers include:
Lakota Dorris, Mallori Danielle Carter, Jessie Branch and Puget Sound Quartet.

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