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Procession Day Schedule
Procession begins at 4:30 PM, rain or shine.
Drop-off between 3:30 and 4:30 PM, at either Chestnut and Legion or Cherry and 7th.
- 3:30 to 4:30 PM: Assemble on Legion Way and Cherry between Jefferson & Chestnut in downtown Olympia – one block east of the Fishbowl Brewpub.
- Line-up in the designated block of your element.
- 4:30 PM: Procession begins – rain or shine.
- 5:30 to 7:00 PM: Procession ends at Heritage Park.
Check-in and Gathering? Check-in begins at 3:30 pm. Check yourself and your group in at the Registration table at the corner of Legion and Franklin. Each of the four Element sections of the parade and their assigned blocks will be clearly marked by signs. You are encouraged to come early, walk around, and view all the other marvelous species... but please have your group assembled at your registered Element by 4:15 pm - We need to assure that music groups are placed in good positions throughout your Element.
Spectators Spectators are welcome to join in with the procession at any point along the route. BUT REMEMBER: Spectators who join in with the procession are subject to the same considerations and policies that assure the safety and wellbeing of both participants and the intent of the Procession of the Species Celebration. Please remember to respect the rules: No written words/symbols - No pets/live animals - No motorized vehicles/boom boxes (electric wheelchairs are a welcomed exception).