Have a Happy Thanksgiving! Hoping your Thanksgiving is filled with blessings and joy.


Things to do in Olympia and the South Sound for  November 24th Thanksgiving in 2016  include Seattle & Washington celebrations all weekend including the Macy’s Parade, the Holiday / Christmas Tree lighting events, Black Friday sales (Buy Local!), and more!  Parades have also become an integral part of the holiday.

The Olympia Downtown Association  produces a downtown extravaganza each year on the Sunday after Thanksgiving in downtown Olympia to kick off the holiday season. This event is brought to you by the Olympia Downtown Association and through donations of downtown businesses, sponsors, membership dues and volunteers.

Gingerbread Village, Musical Entertainment, Wagon & Trolley Rides
Photos with Santa, Parade at 3 p.m. Tree Lighting Ceremony


Olympia, Washington’s premier Thanksgiving Day family fun run: 4-miles of walking, jogging, or running to kick-off the holiday season! All finishers receive a finishing medal and pie… lots and lots of pie (purchased from a locally owned and operated bakery). Check out the web site olytrot.com for registering, packet pick-up dates and race information.  No day of race packet pick-up.


OLY Trot supports the Thurston County Food Bank in 3 ways every year through food donation, donation of money and donation of time.


Thursday November 24, 2016,

Heritage Park, Olympia WA 8:30 AM

Tot Trot 9:00 am,

Oly Trot 4-Miler.

Small Business Saturday

This is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses nationwide.  The annual tradition, held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving Small Business Saturday encourages shoppers to stay local and small.  Check out Thurston Talk for local places to go and see.




By Karin Zeigler, Real Estate Broker

RE/MAX Professionals

C: 360-870-6249

Email:  karinzeigler@remax.net



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