frequently asked questions
Below are some of the most commonly asked questions about Capital Lakefair. Please note due to the impact of COVID-19 some information in this section may be inaccurate and/or outdated.
When and where is Lakefair?
Lakefair Week takes place over the third weekend in July at Heritage Park in Olympia. Opening day for the 2020 season is on Wednesday, July 15th and continues through Sunday, July 19th.
How do I set up a vendor booth at Lakefair?
Vendor booths are available in 10x10 and 10x20 footprints at the event, see the applications page for more information.
Is there a lost and found?
Yes! Lost and found items may be returned to the Olympia Police Department trailer on Legion at Water St., or the Lakefair information trailer on Water St. at 5th Ave. All items received by Lakefair are turned over to OPD.
How much is admission?
Admission to Lakefair is always free, as are many of the events during the festival. See the events tab for more information.
How much are the rides?
Tickets are available beginning opening day from Funstastic ticket stands. The number of tickets required varies based on the particular ride, visit a Funtastic Ticket Stand for current pricing.
When's wristband day?
Wristbands are now available all 5 days of our summer festival! Each wristband is good for unlimited rides for one person on the day of your choosing, 3 games and a select food item from a Funtastic Food Stand.
How do I set up a food booth at Lakefair?
All food booths at Lakefair are operated by non-profit organizations. Returning groups receive priority placement and we maintain a waiting list should space become available along Water Street. If you're affiliated with a registered non-profit and want to get involved see the applications page to apply.
How do I apply for the Lakefair Royalty and Scholarship Program?
Learn more about the Lakefair Court and Scholarship Program under the about > scholarship page. More information is available from counselors and career centers at participating high schools.
What's there to do at Lakefair?
Lakefair Week offers activities for all ages. Many are open daily at the park including carnival rides and games, non-profit food concessions, entertainment main stage and arts & crafts vendor booths.
How do I sign up for the main stage?
The application for main stage performances is available on the applications page under entertaiment.