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Help Support Downtown Businesses While you Celebrate Easter, Passover and Spring!

While an Easter or Passover celebration may look different this year, there are many downtown businesses offering food, gifts and holiday treats...

While an Easter or Passover celebration may look different this year, there are many downtown businesses offering food, gifts and holiday treats in a non-traditional manner through online ordering, curbside pickup and in some cases, delivery. When planning your meal or gifts, please support local businesses. We've put together a list of just a few below. Check our online Shop & Dine guide, created in partnership with the City of Olympia, for additional business listings and up-to-date information. Wishing you all safety and good health.

*Photo courtesy Drees of Olympia

There's still time to order a Easter Greeting box from Drees-two options are available - Sweet, which includes Lemon Shortbread, Russian teacakes, Fran’s eggs and Salt caramels - And Savory, which includes Lemon Olive Oil from McEvoy, their delicious Artichoke Tapenade, Stuffed Red Peppers, and Drees' new Omnivore Salt, (organic, crafted in small batches) from SanFrancisco.)

Call 360.357-7177 or email at

Baskets are $47 (retail value is $70) and includes complimentary shipping, delivery or no contact pick-up.

Send greetings and enjoy sweet or savory treats while supporting a downtown business!



Before The Popinjay temporarily closed in compliance with the governor's order to close non-essential businesses, their spring candy and chocolate had already arrived at the store. The staff had prepared it for sale with great care and attention to detail that has been their hallmark.

Now they would like to offer a limited opportunity for their loyal customers to purchase some of the confections by phone or text. Items can be picked up curbside at designated hours. Just in time for Easter!

To make this a community affair they will donate 20% of each purchase to the Thurston County Food Bank.

Stock up on some Easter or spring treats, support the community and keep watching their Facebook page for daily options!


Craving Italian as part of a holiday meal? Did you know you can now order your Basilico Ristorante Italiano dinner to-go through Door Dash for delivery Tuesday through Saturday! Add a bottle of wine too!

They are also offering delivery of pantry products. They will start offering free delivery on Saturdays for minimum orders of $60. Please place your order by Thursdays before 3:00 p.m, for Saturday's delivery. (Door Dash delivery not available for pantry products.)

You can order now by calling them at 360.570.8777 or via email:

They will be available to take calls from 4:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Doors will be open to pick up food from 4:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.

View the menu here:…/Special-To-go-Menu-March-20…



The High Season Market at The Olympia Farmers Market is currently open Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Stewarts Meats has ham and a wide selection of cuts of meat available for a holiday meal and there's a variety of produce, dairy and flowers to complete your table! (*Only grocery-type vendors are at the Market, crafters are not permitted at this time.)

Click HERE for a list of updated guidelines and protective measures at the Olympia Farmers Market. 







For a holiday gift or basket or something new to wear (even if it's to stay inside) we encourage you to support Browsers Books (open for phone orders, web orders and home delivery),  Captain Little , (offering phone-in and email orders and pickup on Wednesday, April 8 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.) Childhood's End Gallery (offering some online ordering), Archibald Sisters (offering free shipping on orders over $40), Compass RoseHot Toddy (offering shipping, curbside pickup and limited delivery options), and Belleza Ropa (now offering online shopping!)

Please view more downtown businesses on the Why I Go Downtown Shop & Dine Guide!

WHAT: Why I Go Downtown Shop & Dine Guide

WHEN: The site is live!


WHO: For more information about the Guide or Olympia Downtown Alliance, contact Todd Cutts, (360) 357-8948 or

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