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2019 Summer Splash Evening Gala!


Save the Date! August 23, 6-11 p.m.

This year the Museum will hold only one very important fundraising event—our Summer Splash! Gala on August 23—and we want you to join us!

Our summer Party with a Purpose is more important than ever as we work to raise critical funds to cover the cost of our many Access Programs with more than 100,000 children & families rely on throughout the year. We need your help to meet our goal! Please save the date and gather a group of friends to attend Olympia's favorite party under the stars. 

Gala attendees enjoy gourmet food & drink and exciting raise the paddle & silent auction in the beauty of our outdoor space. 

New for the 2019 Gala! 

Sip cocktails stream side on the East Bay Plaza

  • Keep your dinner table all night long in the beauty of our Outdoor Discovery Center
  • Enjoy scrumptious food served right at your table as well as at nearby stations
  • Be among the first to christen the new Megan D Schooner exhibit made possible by past Gala supporters
  • Ticket information:
    Buy a table: 8 seats / $1500, 10 seats / $1800
    Buy a seat: $185 museum members / $195 non-members

    Reserve your spot today! Call our registrar at (360) 956-0818 ext. 163 or email tmcqueen@hocm.org.

    Tickets include admission, reserved seating, gourmet food and 2 beverage tokens. Adults 21 & older, festive party wear. Hands On is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Donations are tax-deductible. 


    Click here to check out the video shown at the 2018 Gala highlighting the Museum's Summer Splash! Festival!

    Learn more about Summer Splash! Daytime Festival here.