General Information

Parking

There is no on-site parking. We strongly encourage you to use one of the various transportation alternatives, e.g., taxi, bicycle, bus, the free DASH shuttle or walking.

Transportation

Concert attendees can get to downtown Olympia on the bus and avoid driving by traveling one of the many bus routes Intercity Transit operates daily into the evening. Come early to shop in downtown and ride the DASH shuttle for free! For more information about public transit call Intercity Transit’s customer service department at 360-786-1881, weekdays 6:30 am – 7 pm and weekends 9 am – 7 pm or visit www.intercitytransit.com

Seating

The venue is a state park so bring your own lawn chair or blanket. All shows are FREE general admission so come early for best seating location.

Restrooms

There are no public restrooms at Sylvester Park (or the Port Plaza). Public restrooms are located two blocks west next to Capital Lake in Heritage Park, the corner of Legion Way & Water Street.

If it Rains

If it rains the concert still goes on!!

A message will be posted no later than 1:00 p.m. the day of the show on the home page of this website, plus signs will be posted at Sylvester Park’s entry points. You can also check our local radio stations (KGY 1240 AM, MIXX96.1 FM, 945 ROXY FM or call our office at 360-357-8948.
IF this situation occurs, the concert will be temporarily relocated to the Washington Center for the Performing Arts just 1/2 block away from Sylvester Park. The concert will still remain FREE! (When visiting the Washington Center’s website for directions scroll down to the bottom of their home page and click on directions.)
Sylvester Park and the Port Plaza offer no protection from the outdoor elements, so dress for the weather and… bring your umbrella (for sunshine too)! To check Olympia’s 10-day weather forecast click www.weather.com and then click on the 10-day tab.

Garbage

Please keep Sylvester Park and the Port Plaza clean! Take a moment to pickup your garbage and help with the cleanup. Drop all garbage in the nearest trash receptacle. If cans are full at Sylvester Park, place your garbage in the green dumpsters located on the North walkways. THANK YOU!

Alcohol

Consumption of  alcoholic beverages shall not be permitted at Sylvester Park so PLEASE do not bring any.

Merchandise

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Support Music in the Park by purchasing a commemorative button for $2 or a high quality cotton T-Shirt for $12. Merchandise is available at the event tent during each concert or come visit the Olympia Downtown Association’s office located at 116 5th Avenue SE, Ste F, Olympia WA 98501. VISA/Mastercard/Discover are accepted.
Your donation represents a funding source for Music in the Park. Your dollars help keep this much-loved community event FREE to the public. Our added thanks to Merchandise sponsor, Church Reitzke, Attorneys at Law.



Sound Sponsors

Brooks Plumbing

Merchandise Sponsors

Church, Rietzke - Attorneys at Law

Promotions & Marketing Sponsors

McDonalds WSECU

Partnering Sponsors

Port of Olympia City of Olympia The Evergreen State College - Electronic Media Department

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The Olympia Downtown Association is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that presents Music in the Park every summer.
Your donation is completely tax-deductible.
Please support this much-loved community event by sending your contribution today to:
Olympia Downtown Association, 120 State Avenue NE, PMB #1031, Olympia, WA 98501-8212. "Sponsorships/Donations".


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