sat25jun(jun 25)1:02 pmmon05sep(sep 5)1:02 pmFeaturedHands On Children's Museum - Summer SplashBUY TICKETS NOW!Hands On Children''s Museum, 414 Jefferson St. NE, Olympia

Event Details

Experience a new adventure every day at the Hands On Children’s Museum’s “Summer Splash! Festival of Fun” June 25th-September 5th. Enjoy special events like the Fire Rescue Spectacular where kids can explore Olympia’s fleet of emergency vehicles, meet Sparky the Fire Dog, take the Junior Fire Fighter Challenge, and enjoy free ice cream.

Don’t miss their line-up of special guests and exciting activities! Learn about raptors with The Falconer and get up close to real farm animals with the Animals Encounters Petting Zoo. Explore magic with Jeff Evans, design and build a toy with Rick Hartman, take a selfie with popular costumed characters, and unleash your creativity with their talented group of Artists in Residence. The fun and learning never end at the Hands On Children’s Museum.

Special event times and activities vary, please see the museum’s events calendar for specific times and detailed information. Online reservations required.

Summer Splash Festival Highlights

  • Fire Rescue Spectacular, June 25
  • The Falconer, July 6 & Aug. 31
  • Bubble Mania, July 1–31
  • Painted Castle, July 1–Aug. 11
  • Magician Jeff Evans, July 9 & Aug. 28
  • Sailboat Regatta, July 15–22
  • Olympia Beekeepers Association, July 15–16, Aug. 17, Sept. 2
  • Rick Hartman School of Toy, July 23–24
  • Costumed Character, The Brave Princess, July 23
  • String and Shadow Puppet Theater, July 25–28
  • Artist Isobel Coney, July 29–30
  • Castles & Keeps Giant Lego Build with Dan Parker, July 30–31
  • Loose Parts Play, Aug. 1–31
  • Animal Encounters Petting Zoo, Aug. 5
  • Costumed Character, Wayfinder Princess, Aug. 6
  • Rock Climbing Wall, Aug. 12–13
  • Paint-A-Thon, Aug. 15–20
  • Artist Mimi Williams, Aug. 18–20
  • Native Storyteller, Itsa Shash, Aug. 24 & Sept. 2

All Summer-Long

  • Treasure Sluice
  • Sock Skating
  • Mud Pie Mondays
  • Kitchen Tool Tuesdays


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