Donate! Holiday Fund Drive!

Help local children who need extra assistance this Christmas! Donate to our Wrapping Up the Holidays fund drive anytime online here. Plus, we’ll be broadcasting live Friday, December 15, 2023 and taking your donations of cash or unwrapped gifts at our KXXO studios at 119 Washington St. NE, downtown Olympia! Thank you to O Bee Credit Union for matching $2500 in donations!

Family Fun! LoveOly Holidays!

Holiday cheer is all over downtown Olympia for Downtown for the Holidays daily through December 24. Earn LoveOly-branded merch by shopping and dining downtown in the LoveOly Holiday Edition, Shop & Dine Promotion. Also, enjoy holiday lighting and decorations throughout Downtown; get snowed on – but only outside the Washington Center; take a Nutcracker-themed selfie for your holiday cards; and park downtown free from December 15-26 (some restrictions apply).

Win! Velveteen Rabbit, Nutcracker!

Win tickets to Olympia Family Theater’s Velveteen Rabbit, Ballet Northwest’s The Nutcracker at the Washington Center, and coffee from Cutters Point Coffee Company! Play TriBond with Ty and Lorri, your “Good Morning Mixx,” December 4-8 at 7:40am on KXXO Mixx 96.1. Contest number is 360-943-9696. You may win TriBond every 30 days.

Win! Nutcracker! Kids Books!

Win tickets to see Ballet Northwest’s The Nutcracker at the Washington Center December 8-17, plus National Geographic Kids books: Almanac 2024 for big kids and Find it! Explore it! Animals and Find it! Explore it! Ocean for little kids. Play That’s Not Right with Anna Winter at 3:20pm Monday-Friday, December 4-8 on KXXO Mixx 96.1. Contest number is 360-943-9696. You may win That’s Not Right every 3o days.

Family Fun! Oly on Ice!

Oly on Ice is back for its 5th season! The 2023-24 season of Oly on Ice runs from November 17-January 15. The City of Olympia and KXXO Mixx 96.1 welcome you back to the ice for some winter fun. Tickets and Season Passes are on sale now at Additional details on hours and fees, special events, party space reservations, and frequently asked questions can also be found at See you on the ice!

Family Fun! Fantasy Lights!

Enter the magical world of imagination when you drive through Fantasy Lights at Spanaway Park 5:30-9pm daily November 24-January 1, the Northwest’s largest drive-through holiday lights display. See nearly 300 displays, many of them animated, like bears flying kites, Santa snowboarding, and penguins sliding down an igloo! Visit Pierce County Parks’ Fantasy Lights website for directions and discount days!

Your Community! Pust Program/Podcast!

Olympia grew up listening to Dick Pust chatting with candidates for local office and representatives from every community group one could imagine. On his Your Community program (on-air Saturdays at 7am) and podcast (on demand), Dick talks with, as he says, “people … making our lives better.” Thanks to Americool Heating and Air Conditioning for presenting “Your Community.” If you would be interested in sponsoring “Your Community” or purchasing “Your Community” on-air and digital advertising, contact Brian Butler at 360-943-9937.

Win More! Join Loyal Listener Club!

KXXO Loyal Listener Club members get more chances to win – often an exclusive new contest in Wednesday’s email newsletter! Click here to join (it’s FREE and your info will not be shared or sold). Loyal Listeners are the first to find out what we’re doing – and they’re also our advisory panel, letting us know what we can do to improve KXXO Mixx 96.1. Join now and help us build a better KXXO Mixx 96.1!

Our Top 15! See our Songs!

Watch the videos for our Top 15 new songs! While we mix(x) songs from the ’80s to now, often hits you no longer hear on the radio, these are just the strongest of today’s hit songs.  Need to know the name of a song? Email John at with date/time played, sung by male or female, and any distinctive lyrics.

Listen On Your Smart Speaker

Problems getting the right Mixx 96.1 on your Alexa? Say “Alexa, enable KXXO skill.” After you’ve done that one time, you should be able to say “Alexa, play KXXO” and be able to hear us successfully. Didn’t work? Go to your Alexa app on your phone or Amazon and click where it says to install or enable the KXXO Skill. NOTE: You will only get the correct Mixx 96.1 if you say “Play KXXO.” 

Traffic Woe Foes

Follow traffic in the South Sound with KXXO Mixx 96.1 Freeway Hero traffic updates on air at 96.1 FM and the cameras and info at

Listen Live On Your Smartphone!

Listen on your phone! You can get our Apple mobile streaming app at the App Store or our Android app through the Play Store. Search for KXXO!