Distillery & school
Get a taste of this: Heritage Distilling Company and South Puget Sound Community College’s Craft Brewing and Distilling program—under the same roof.
We bet you’re as excited as we are to see The Craft District grow. View photos of work in progress and learn more about our Tumwater, WA location, and our retailers & vendors.
Eat, Drink & Be Merry
Retail therapy, live music, great food, and local, artisan wine and beer? Count us in! Explore your options for gathering, celebrating, and experiencing more in Tumwater.
Indoor & Outdoor
From intimate private tasting rooms to our epic outdoor amphitheater, Craft District can help you plan and enjoy beautiful, memorable, one-of-a-kind events.
crafted with purpose
The district was born out of a Washington community vision for a handcrafted space for people, by people. Blending shopping, services, local arts and education, here you’ll find vibrant retail, dining, and events venues where friends and family can experience first-hand the collaborative, vibrant state of Pacific Northwest craft.
Rooted in Tumwater’s brewing history, Craft District blends a brewing and distilling educational experience with the region’s passion for all things crafted, from beer, wine and spirits to restaurants, boutiques and meetup and startup spaces. At the center, a 2,000-person amphitheater for live music and other events.
Something for Every taste
Actively located on Capitol Blvd, Craft District features authentic Pacific Northwest artisans showcasing what they do best! Left Bank patisserie, Olympia Seafood Co, SweetLee’s Ice Cream, Percival Creek Tasting Room, Finn River Cidery, Ember Goods Coffee Roasting, Heritage Distilling, with more retail, professional services, and residential to come. All of these amazing businesses surround an amphitheater overlooking the Deschutes River!
Tumwater Craft District is a proud headquarters for SPSCC’s Craft Brewing and Distilling program, where students can earn an AA and post-graduate degrees while utilizing hands-on experience with some of the best and brightest in the industry co-located in the Craft District!
The Craft District
Whether stopping by for a drink with friends, a quick visit to the market, or to catch a show, there is something for everyone.
Getting here couldn’t be easier. Craft District is located off of I-5, Capitol Blvd, and the future Deschutes Valley Trail extension connecting Pioneer Park directly with downtown Olympia.
Business & Retail Space
Each building is fully leased before the first shovel hits the ground. Interested in joining us? It’s easy to start, just contact us!
Join us for food, fun, music, and more!
WITH MODERN FLAVOR
“Wherever you go in the country and say you’re from Tumwater or Olympia, people will inevitably say, ‘Like the Beer, right?’. We still have brand equity around beer. How do we leverage that?” said John Doan, City of Tumwater City Manager, when reflecting on their involvement in the Craft District.
Tumwater’s brewing history dates back well over a century. Learn about Tumwater’s brewing history and how the Craft District is utilizing it to reimagine where we are headed.
Experience, Enjoy, & Taste
A morning coffee. Lunch overlooking the Deschutes River Valley. Dinner, drinks, and live music. This place is for you, your friends, your family, & your community.