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Upcoming Events

O Bee is proud to sponsor an array of community events throughout the year. From art and culture to playful and serious, we strive to support this vibrant community with our time, talent, energy and resources. Come out and join us!

Olympia Brew Fest

Saturday, August 6, 2022
1:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Enjoy the fun, sun and over 30+ hand-picked Northwest breweries at the Olympia Brew Fest. It takes place at Port Plaza Park in Olympia right on the water. There's food, live music, gorgeous views and of course beer! Bring your friends, sunglasses and your Uber app as you sample some of the finest beer in the area.

Event location:
Port Plaza Park
701 Columbia St NW
Olympia WA ,98501

Brew Five Three - Tacoma's Beer & Music Festival

Saturday, August 6, 2022
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Brew Five Three 

Enjoy beer and cider tasting from 35 Northwest vendors and food trucks at Brew Five Three – Tacoma’s Beer and Music Festival, a summer block party on Broadway between 9th and 11th. Regular admission tickets include six tasting tokens and tasting glass; an all-day pass includes ten tasting tokens and a tasting glass! Designated Driver tickets may enjoy complimentary water and soda. This event is dog friendly.


Saturday, August 6, 2022
Session 1: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Session 2: 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

This is a 21+ event; valid ID is required for entry.

Event location: Block party on Broadway between 9th and 11th street. 

Tacoma WA ,

Tumwater Artesian Brewfest

Saturday, August 20, 2022
1:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Celebrate the legacy of brewing in Tumwater! From 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 20, 2022 at the Tumwater Valley Golf Course, in the shadow of the former Olympia Brewery.

Enjoy Northwest breweries, along with cider, wine, and spirits. You'll get a 5.5 oz. taster glass and five tasting tokens included with your ticket.


Event location:
Tumwater Valley Golf Club
4611 Tumwater Valley Dr SE
Tumwater WA ,98501

O Bee Happy Hour

Thursday, June 30, 2022
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Event registration CLOSED. Keep an eye out for more events like this in the future! Join us at the Silver Cloud Hotel on the Point Ruston waterfront for our O Bee Happy Hour. We will have locally crafted beer, fun appetizers, music, games, and prizes. Learn about Pub-Style Banking and why Forbes ranked O Bee as one of the best credit unions in Washington State. Hope to see you there – and bring a friend! Space is limited so sign up soon.

Date: Thursday, June 30, 2022 
Time: 5:30 - 7:30pm. 
Place: Silver Cloud Hotel at Point Ruston

Event location: Silver Cloud Hotel Tacoma at Point Ruston Waterfront


Riverwalk Guided History Tours

 In cooperation with the City of Tumwater Parks and Recreation Department, the “Heritage Builders” local history program of the Olympia Tumwater Foundation announces the return of the popular live guided Riverwalk Tumwater history walks at
Brewery Park at Tumwater Falls. 
Led by Public History Manager Don Trosper, you’ll experience the heritage of Tumwater on this ½ mile loop trail along the beautiful Deschutes River and its falls; the focal point of this first permanent U.S. community in what is now the State of Washington. The one hour free tours begin at 5:00 p.m. on the following dates:
Monday, April 18
Tuesday, May 17
Wednesday, June 22

More to come!


Event location: Brewery Park at Tumwater Falls 
110 Deschutes Way SW
Tumwater WA ,98509

Fireside History Talk

Schmidt House history talks continue
In cooperation with the City of Tumwater Parks and Recreation, the “Heritage Builders” local history program of the Olympia Tumwater Foundation offers a free monthly on-line noon hour history talk series called “Fireside History.” The talks are hosted from the Schmidt House over zoom.

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 @ noon, with Rich Edwards, historian for the City of Tenino. He’ll be presenting a fresh look at how Tenino got its name, something that has been in dispute since the early 1900s.

Wednesday, May 11 @ noon, will feature author and the former director of the Washington State Historical Society, David Nicandri, with his book "Captain Cook Rediscovered: Voyage to the Icy Latitudes".

Wednesday, June 8 @ noon, will be author and editor Sandy Crowell, talking about the 2nd printing of the Thurston County history book "Water, Woods, and Prairies".

Pre-registration is required.


Event location: Virtual Zoom Call 



The Berenstain Bears are out and about in the community all through the Spring and Summer. When you see this picture on an event, you'll know that the Bears will be there!