Experience the thrill and excitement of the Funtastic Traveling Shows Carnival. There are a wide array of rides and games for all age groups. There will be no wristbands available to be purchased via pre-sale OR during the Carnival. Ride tickets are available on-site only.


2022 Carnival Ticket Pricing:

34 tickets: $20 (cash) or $21 (card)

68 tickets: $40 (cash) or $41 (card)

120 tickets: $60 (cash) or $62 (card)

250 tickets: $115 (cash) or $117 (card)

July 13 – 16 (Noon – 10pm) and July 17 (Noon – Midnight)

Exploring the Streets

The Lakefair Grand Parade is one of the largest in the region, and features entries of all kinds. The event kicks off with pre-parade festivities at 4:45pm to get the crowd warmed up, and leads into the main event at 5pm. The parade route begins along Capitol Way at 20th and continues down to 5th Ave ending near the bridge.

Saturday, July 16 @ 5pm


Come enjoy this community favorite on the last day of Lakefair​ Week! The Grand Finale Fireworks display takes place over Capitol Lake in Olympia, and can be viewed from Heritage Park, Deschutes Pkwy, Capitol Campus or anywhere with a view of the lake.

Sunday, July 17 @ 10pm

food concessions

Every year over a dozen concessionaires line Water Street with a variety of dining options as part of Lakefair Week. These groups are primarily local non-profit organizations, who use sales from the festival as a major source of funding for their annual operations. Eat up, and stay posted for a list of vendors at this years event!

View the 2022 Info Sheet for more info (PDF)

July 13-17 @ Noon - 11pm

craft vendors
craft vendor booths

The vendor booths at Lakefair feature a blend of unique and interesting items created by local artists and craftspeople, as well as a variety of popular commercial items.

July 13 - 17 @ Noon - 9pm

entertainment main stage

The main stage at Lakefair runs all week with admission-free live performances from a variety of local, regional and national groups.

View the 2022 Info Sheet for more info (PDF)

senior day
senior's day

Lakefair's 50+ in the Park features a great variety of live entertainment, vendors, activities, prizes and giveaways! The event takes place at Heritage Park near the entertainment main stage.

View the 2022 Info Sheet for more info (PDF)

car show
car show

The Lakefair Car Show features over 150 rides of all kinds including cars, trucks and motorcycles from every era. The show begins at Marathon Park and extends north along Deschutes Pkwy, just across the lake and a short walk from the main festival at Heritage Park.

*Suspended for the 2022 Season