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CALL TO ACTION: The Olympia Downtown Alliance is inviting makers (handcrafted items) & artists to participate in LoveOly Summer Fest 2022, taking place on all Saturdays in August. Applications will be accepted until filled, but evaluated and selected on a first-come, first-served basis until that date or until filled. Tentatively 16 booths available. (The Alliance reserves the right to add additional booths at its discretion). See event and opportunity details below.

What: "LoveOly Summer Fest" is street festival community event in historic Downtown Olympia that includes live music and performances, activities for kids and families, interactive art installations and local community groups.

When: Saturdays, 1:00 p.m. - 7 p.m., for 4 Weeks: August 6 - 27, 2022

Where: The Maker's will be located on Washington Street between 4th and 5th avenue. See site map of entire event, which includes activities, stage, biergarten and more. [click here]

Why: 1) To provide opportunities for local artists to showcase and sell their handcrafted items; 2) Provide vibrant, delightful, memorable experiences for the public that build community pride and connectivity; 3) Support the downtown business community. The health and safety of event participants is our highest priority. Depending on CDC, state and local regulations related to Covid-19, our event team may also set up controlled entrances so that the number of people in a give area can be monitored for the ability to social distance. This may look like defining the parameter with stanchions and rope. The Alliance will provide the following:

  • Promotion of this event within this event through our marketing channels. (Mixx96.1; FaceBook; Instagram; and Twitter; and paid advertising.
  • Assigned and dedicated 10' x 10' space for your booth within the LoveOly Summer Fest event.

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We're excited to present LoveOly Summer Fest 2022!

Saturday's, August 6, 13, 20 & 27th 2022

The event will occupy 5th Avenue & Washington Street in Downtown Olympia. This year we're looking to feature up to 16 local artist/maker vendors.

  • Vendor's products must be all hand crafted, no commercially based products.
  • Vendors must stay for the entirety of the festival, 1pm-7pm.
  • You must have a tent (10x10), tables, and chairs as a part of your set up.
  • Vendor Fee: $50 for the first day, an additional $35 for every other festival date. Upon confirmation, we will send a payment invoice link required in advance. The fee pays for a 10x10 space and is non-refundable, if additional space is needed please contact us.
  • There is a limited amount of vendors we can accept for this event, with a focus on variety and locality.
  • LoveOly Summer Fest is a rain or shine event, come prepared.

Have questions? Contact at chivan@redbarncommunications.com

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