LoveOly SummerFest is back in historic Downtown Olympia! So are the amazing live music and performances, activities for kids and families. You'll also enjoy interactive art installations from local artists, local community groups, and a Biergarten with local seasonal libations from 3 Magnets Brewing Co., Well 80 Brewhouse and Whitewood Cider Co. LoveOly SummerFest 2022 will take place every Saturday in August, from 1 pm to 7 pm.
Supersuckers will kick-off the summer concert series on Saturday, August 6
The Supersuckers were formed in Tucson, Arizona, in 1988 by high school friends Eddie Spaghetti (born Edward Carlyle Daly III, bass, vocals), Ron Heathman (guitar), Dan "Thunder" Bolton (guitar), Dancing Eagle (born Dan Seigal, drums), and Eric Martin (lead vocals).
Activities for Kids Powered by Hands On Children's Museum
But SummerFest is not just about watching, it’s about doing. The Activities Area will include ping-pong, bean bag toss, a jumbo chess set, sidewalk chalk, and more powered by Hands On Children's Museum.
Art Installations Powered by Dave Sederberg
Local artist Dave Sederberg, known for his recent installation “Glowhenge”, is coordinating a cadre of local artists to install interactive and engaging art.
In addition to Main Stage acts, August 6 is full of other activities to choose from!
1 pm – 3:30 pm LoveOly Youth Band Showcase. Location: On the Main Stage in front of the Capitol Theater, 206 East 5th.
3:00 pm – Love Oly Summer Fest opening remarks by Olympia Downtown Alliance Board President Todd Monohon, City of Olympia Mayor Cheryl Selby, and Squaxin Island Tribe Chair Kristopher Peters. Location: On the Main Stage in front of the Capitol Theater, 206 East 5th.
4:00 pm – LoveOly Summerfest welcomes The Stuntmen to the Main Stage. Location: On the Main Stage in front of the Capitol Theater, 206 East 5th.
5 pm – LoveOly SummerFest welcomes Speedealer to the Main Stage. Location: On the Main Stage in front of the Capitol Theater, 206 East 5th.
6:00 pm LoveOly SummerFest welcomes Supersuckers to the Main Stage. Location: On the Main Stage in front of the Capitol Theater, 206 East 5th.
Here's What's Happening in the Activity Area on 5th between Capital and Washington for Kids and Families from the Hands on Children's Museum
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Circus Entertainment, provided by Lauren Sitz, Sky Cosby, Anthony Szabo, Theo Jerdes and Katie Chaney
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm: Face Painting by Claire Arbaugh
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm: Balloon Animals by Mr. Twister
1:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Pegboard Engineering by Hands On Children’s Museum
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