Every Third Thursday in Downtown Olympia 

What: Once a month the streets of downtown Olympia come alive. Concurrantly, downtown businesses present unique in-store promotions, sales, book signings, artists, music and more. Block party, games, local beer and wine, food and community. See who is participating at OlyThirdThursday.com and what time their in store specials occur.  Some are all day and others are in the evening.

Play to win! Two games.  

  1. For the online game the rules are simple. Take a photo in a participating business and post it to social media with the hashtag #OlyThirdThursday. Do this, and you are entered to win a $50 gift certificate!
  2. Challenge game starts at 5:00 p.m. Thursday! Pick up your game card at the block party. Each participating business will have a letter to help you solve the phrase. Bring the completed phrase back to the block party and win a $50 gift certificate! 

Be social...Share: #OlyThirdThursday and check out our Facebook event page.

5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. The rotating Block Party this month is located in the Olympia Federal Savings Bank parking lot at 421 Capitol Way S, Olympia.  Find us here for family, friends and community.  Bubbles, music, sidewalk chalk, local sips and treats.

  • Event emcee: Ryan DiCrescenzo, Le Voyeur
  • Three musical acts:
    • 5:00 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. Burdman
      ‚ÄčLocal songwriter, guitarist.
    • 6:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Retro Jade Band
      Retro Jade is a powerful and rhythmic RnB outfit formed in Olympia, Washington. Lead by Singer/Guitarist Nikko Pisciotti.
    • 6:45 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Straw Hat Revival
      A five-piece string band comprised Guitar, Banjo, Fiddle, Harmonica, and Stand-up Bass, out of Olympia, Washington, delivering a memorable show with elements of bluegrass, funk, blues, country, jazz and flamenco. 
  • Visit our participating businesses:
    • Olympia Downtown Alliance information booth
    • Providence Health Services - presenting sponsor
    • Mixx 96 - radio partner
    • Illuminate - Children's activities, facepainting, giant jenga and more
    • Olympia Family Theater
    • Beer garden serving local brews
    • And more


Our Sponsors: 

Presenting sponsor: Providence Health and Services
Media partner: Mixx 96.1



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