Arts Walk, Olympia’s twice-yearly celebration of creativity and community, is coming back.
On Oct. 1 and 2, the streets at Fifth and Washington will once again be closed to make space for pop-up performances, people watching and other festivities. In other words, the festival will be like the kinds the city held before the pandemic began.
“We’re coming back into community,” said Angel Nava of the city’s Parks, Arts and Recreation Department. “We’re slowly re-emerging together, which is awesome.”
There’s a difference, though: This event is a hybrid, with both the traditional weekend festivities and the month-long focus on arts