Directions & Parking

Olympia Family Theater is located at:

612 4th Ave E
Olympia, WA 98501

Driving Directions

From areas north of Olympia:

  1. From I-5, take exit 105 (follow Port of Olympia sign).
  2. Turn Left onto Plum Street. Continue on Plum Street to Legion Way (traffic signal).
  3. Turn left on Legion Way. Continue on Legion to Cherry.
  4. Turn right on Cherry. Go two blocks.
  5. Turn right on 4th Avenue, the theater will be on your left.

From areas south of Olympia:

  1. From I-5, take exit 105B toward City Center. Follow Port of Olympia signs.
  2. Off ramp turns into Plum Street. Continue on Plum Street to Legion Way (traffic signal).
  3. Turn left on Legion Way. Continue on Legion to Cherry.
  4. Turn right on Cherry. Go two blocks.
  5. Turn right on 4th Avenue, the theater will be on your left.

Parking

City Parking Info

While it is usually fairly easy to find parking within a couple of blocks of the theater, sometimes other events downtown will make parking more challenging. Here are some quick parking meter tips that will save you time and money:

  • 2 hour meters on Fourth Avenue that accept credit/debit cards and coins ($1.00 per hour, first 15 minutes free)
  • 3 hour metered spaces on Cherry, Chestnut and Legion Way that accepts coins and Oly Smartcard (60¢ per hour, first 15 minutes free)
  • 9 hour metered spaces on State, Chestnut and Olympia Ave that accept coins and Oly Smartcard (50¢ per hour, first 15 minutes free)

View the city’s parking map for more options. Meter and pay box rates apply Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Parking is free on evenings, weekends, and City holidays.

City Parking Lots

The City manages three parking lots and offers leased parking in the following lots:

State and Capitol, monthly parking available.

4th and Columbia, recently converted into two sections; 3-hour metered spots, and a long term section for all day parking.

State and Washington, 3-hour and monthly parking available.

Olympia and Franklin, monthly parking available.

4th and Columbia (SE corner), monthly parking available.

Gravel lot off Columbia (between 4th and State Ave). State and Franklin, Free 2-hour and employee parking.