The Michigan State Capitol Commission is pleased to announce the Capitol will return to normal operating hours beginning Monday, June 8, 2020. The Capitol will be open 8am-5pm. The Capitol will be closed on Saturdays until further notice. The following new protocols have been instituted.
  • All Capitol staff will wear protective facemasks and the use of facemasks will be expected for all Capitol visitors.
  • Hand sanitizing stations have been placed throughout the Capitol.
  • Under the current Ex.ecutive Order 2020-110 indoor events are prohibited for groups larger than 10 people and outdoor events may be booked for 100 people or less in Ingham County.
Executive Order 2020-110: “Indoor social gatherings and events of more than 10 people are prohibited. Outdoor social gatherings and events are permitted so long as people maintain six feet of distance from one another and the assemblage consists of no more than 100 people.”


The Michigan State Capitol is a public forum – a place of public expression and assembly. The Capitol and Capitol Square serve as the setting for over 350 events each year. Advocacy days, commemorations, celebrations, exhibits, performances, and protests draw thousands of people to our seat of government.

Plan An Event
Learn how to schedule an event at the Capitol.

Includes hours for the Capitol building and tours.

Upcoming Events
View a full schedule of upcoming events.

Weekly Event Schedule Report
Schedule of events for the current week.

Parking and Maps
Parking information for buses and personal vehicles.

Disability Resources
Information about parking, entrance door access, and restrooms.
Capitol Fireworks.
Fireworks over the Capitol’s dome are one of the traditions associated with Lansing’s annual Silver Bells in the City holiday celebration.
Photo Courtesy of David Marvin