The Olympia Film Society (OFS) has partnered with the Downtown Alliance to produce the headline acts for the festival on the Main Stage in the Entertainment Area, sponsored by Olympia Federal Savings. Waves Crashing will headline the Saturday, July 31 Main Stage performance opened by Dog Beach.
In addition to Main Stage acts, July 31 is full of other activities to choose from!
12:00 p.m. -1:00 p.m. Stanley Alleyne is one of the Northwest premiere steel drum soloist. tanley plays a wide variety of musical styles calypso, reggae, soca, oldies, salsa, pop, jazz and more. Stanley started playing Steel Drums at a young age in his native island of Tobago. While in Tobago he played with The Our Boys Steel Band. He moved to Seattle in 1976 where he played with Tropical Rainstorm, Caribbean Superstars and The Islanders. Since living in Seattle he has played in the Northwest, Oregon, California and Canada. He has played for Bahama Breeze Grille, Toscanos Italian Grill, Microsoft, Amazon, Everett Golf and Country Club, Sandpoint Golf and Country Club and many other companies, events and organizations. Check the Events page for upcoming events. Location: On the Main Stage in front of the Capitol Theater, 206 East 5th.
1:15 – 1:45 p.m. To be determined
2:00 – 3:15 p.m. Zumba with us! Location: On the Main Stage in front of the Capitol Theater, 206 East 5th.
4:00 p.m. Summer Fest welcomes Dog Beach to the Main Stage. Dog Beach is the solo project of Anna White. Currently based in Bellingham, WA, her minimal alt-pop is sweet yet harsh, drawing influence from angular post-punk and sincere 2010s indie. Location: On the Main Stage in front of the Capitol Theater, 206 East 5th.
5:00 p.m. Summer Fest welcomes Waves Crashing to the Main Stage. Waves Crashing will headline the Saturday, July 31 Main Stage performance opened by Dog Beach. Waves Crashing are an original indie rock band formed in 2019 based out of Olympia, WA with atmospheric and fuzz-driven tones that sonically lean on the catchy hooks of new wave. The band possesses the ambient dynamics of shoegaze and noise-rock bands of the 1980-90s ala The Cure, Smashing Pumpkins, The Smiths, Dinosaur Jr, Sonic Youth & Swervedriver. Location: On the Main Stage in front of the Capitol Theater, 206 East 5th.
12 PM - 6 PM
Activity Area: Activities for kids from the Hands On Children’s Museum including bubbles, chalk, Make & Take Kites & Flyers, Peg Board Pinball, Three Little Pigs Engineering and PVC pipes. Location: On 5th between Capital and Washington.
Biergarten Area: Biergarten featuring beer from Three Magnets Brewing Co. and Well 80 Brewhouse. Location: On Washington Street between 5th and Legion.
Community Group Area: Get to know this week’s community group, Olympia Farmers Market. The Olympia Farmers Market will be hosting Zucchini races! Visitors will be invited to craft their own race car made from provided zucchini fruits. We'll bring a track for the zucchini cars to travel as well as all materials to decorate and build the zucchini cars. (While supplies last) Location: On Washington Street between 4th and 5th.