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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!

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:

July 14 - SOLD OUT
August 12
September 6

Register before all spots are filled!


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

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

Fireside History Talk

Schmidt House history talks - Closed for the season
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 noon hour history talk series called “Fireside History.” The talks are hosted from the Schmidt House.

History Talks will return Fall 2022 in-person.

Event location: The Schmidt House 


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 - O Bee Members get $10 off! 

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.

Use code: BEERFEST at checkout for $10 off your ticket!
*must be purchased online by Friday, August 5. 

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

Tacoma WA ,


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!