Visit the Lacey Museum

Located in the heart of Lacey’s historic neighborhood, discover Lacey’s surprising and fascinating past in the charming 1928 Russell House, once a residence, fire station, and Lacey’s first City Hall.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, Mar. 9 2024
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Lacey Cultural Celebration


Savor the sights and sounds of the world without leaving Lacey!  Share the heritage and cultures of our community at the Cultural Celebration. This year will be bigger than ever as we bring the world to you.  Enjoy music and dance presentations by local and regional performing arts groups.  Learn about various world traditions through demonstrations and displays.  Sample the flavors and art of the world with our diverse food and craft vendors. Bring the kids for hands-on crafts!  This is an event designed for the whole family.

history talks with the lacey museum
Thursday, Mar. 14 2024
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
150 Years of Jewish History in the South Sound


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Join Rabbi Seth Goldstein, spiritual leader of Temple Beth Hatfiloh, for an opportunity to learn about the history of the Jewish people in the U.S. in general and Washington in particular, and Judaism as a faith, tradition and culture.

Friday, Mar. 15 2024
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Lacey Teen Late Night


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Lacey Teen Late Nights are back! Join us March 15th from 7-10 p.m. at Salish Middle School. Teens will enjoy karaoke, open gym, video games, inflatables and much more.

history talks with the lacey museum
Wednesday, Apr. 10 2024
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Fight for Gay and Lesbian Adoption Rights: A Milestone on the Road to LGBTQ+ Equality  


Join Lynn Grotsky and Lisa Brodoff as they share their story of how they secured parenting rights for themselves and for all other same-sex couples in the state of Washington and then extended throughout the nation. They will discuss the local and national coalitions that helped bring about second parent adoption and later a string of other victories for the LGBTQ+ community.

Saturday, Apr. 20 2024
8:00 am
Lacey Family Fish-In


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The fish are jumping at Longs Pond. This event is designed to encourage fishing as a family activity. Many volunteers are onsite to help teach fishing basics and assist the kids in catching their first fish!

history talks with the lacey museum
Wednesday, May. 8 2024
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Prince Hall Freemasons and Washington State 


Join Lester L. Dickson to traverse the centuries starting in circa 1770s to present day through a narrative of the evolution of Prince Hall Freemasons, the challenges the organization overcame, notable members of the Order, its introduction in the State of Washington, and its expansion to the City of Lacey.

Saturday, May. 18 2024 - Sunday, May. 19 2024
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Lacey Spring Fun Fair


Since 1988, the Lacey Spring Fun Fair has provided FREE activities and entertainment for thousands. Join us at Saint Martin’s University on May 18 from 10 am – 6 pm and May 19 from 11 am – 5 pm for tons of FREE fun! Enjoy rides, games, live entertainment, and Kids’ World activities, plus plenty of food, artisan & commercial vendors, and more!

person from back looking at fireworks
Wednesday, Jul. 3 2024
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Lacey Fireworks Spectacular


For over 50 years, Lacey has celebrated the holiday a day early with Fireworks, Food, Music, and Fun!

Tuesday, Jul. 9 2024
6:00 pm
Lacey in Tune


Lacey in Tune (LIT) returns to Huntamer Park this summer with a full line up of great entertainment. Whether you’re looking for inexpensive, family-friendly events, or need a fun date-night idea, Lacey in Tune is the place to be! Join us Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Fridays at Huntamer Park for FREE family-friendly entertainment! Bring a chair or blanket, grab some grub from one of our food vendors, and enjoy the show. 2024 DATES TBD

Thursday, Jul. 11 2024 - Thursday, Aug. 15 2024
2:00 pm
Play in the Parks

Join us on Thursdays as we explore different parks in Lacey for our Play in the Parks series! Bring the family for free shows and activities in July & August. Don’t forget to bring your own seating.