Twinklefest and Downtown for the Holidays, Nov. 26, 2017

Kick off the holiday season at Downtown Olympia’s “Downtown for the Holidays” celebration, a festive tradition that takes place from noon to 5 p.m. at Sylvester Park. Festivities include gingerbread houses, wagon and trolley rides, photos with Santa, a parade at 3 p.m. and a tree-lighting ceremony at 4:30 p.m. Bundle up and stroll Capitol Way for Twinklefest, where downtown business reveal elaborate displays that will stay up throughout the season. Find details and parking information at

*Courtesy Olympia, Lacey and Tumwater Visitor Convention Bureau