Can I bring my dog/pet?

The Thurston County Fairgrounds only allows trained service animals on their site.

Where should I park? What does it cost?

Parking is free at the Thurston County Fairgrounds. There is additional parking across the street from the Fairgrounds at the Lacey Presbyterian Church and is also free.

Does the Festival go on Rain or Shine?

Yes, all shows and performances go on as scheduled rain or shine. The only exception is for safety of the performer or our guests.

Can I take my adult beverage outside of the Ale House?

The WSLCB insists that all adult beverages served in the Ale House are consumed inside the fence of the Ale House. Please finish your drink before leaving to enjoy the rest of the Festival.

Can I bring my child inside the Ale House?

The WSLCB requires that all entering the Ale House are 21+ years old and have a valid state issued ID card.

Can Guests camp at the NW Pirate Festival?

Camping at this time is for participants/volunteers/vendors/performers only.

Do I need to print my ticket or can it be scanned from my phone?

Tickets can be scanned from electronic or printed copies.

How can I get involved?

Performer/vendor/volunteer applications available here on this website.

For Additional Questions

If you have any other questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to email us!