UPCOMING EVENTS

The beautiful Michigan State Capitol and Capitol Square are a place where people from across the state come to rally, celebrate, and advocate. Learn more about all of the upcoming scheduled events here.

Please remember, while activities planned at the Capitol are open to the public, any food or meals associated with these events are by invitation only.

Weekly Event Schedule Report

June- 2018
  • 06/27/2018 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM 

    US Army Change of Command Ceremony

    Group: Great Lakes US Army Recruiting Battalion
    Contact Name: Mark Czarnecki
    Phone: 517-887-5782
    Email: mark.d.czarnecki.civ@mail.mil

  • 06/28/2018 07:00 AM - 01:00 PM 

    US Army Change of Command Ceremony

    Group: Great Lakes US Army Recruiting Battalion
    Contact Name: Mark Czarnecki
    Phone: 517-887-5782
    Email: mark.d.czarnecki.civ@mail.mil

July - 2018
  • 07/04/2018 09:30 AM - 01:00 PM 

    4th of July Parade

    Group: Lansing Parks and Recreation
    Contact Name: Emily Stevens
    Phone: 517-483-6074
    Email: emily.stevens@lansingmi.gov

  • 07/04/2018 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM 

    Declaration of Independence Reading

    Group: Fuller
    Contact Name: Rhonda Fuller
    Phone: 517-648-1826
    Email: fullacre1@yahoo.com

  • 07/12/2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM 

    Flag Adoption Ceremony

    Group: MSCC-Event
    Contact Name: Matt VanAcker
    Phone: 3-5157
    Email:

  • 07/19/2018 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM 

    Poetry in the City

    Group: The New Citizens Press Community Action Network
    Contact Name: Rina Risper
    Phone: 517-282-3961
    Email: rinarisper.tncp@gmail.com

  • 07/26/2018 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM 

    Farmers Market at the Capitol

    Group: Michigan Farmers Market Association (East Lansing, MI)
    Contact Name: Amanda Shreve
    Phone: 517-432-3381
    Email: amanda@mifma.org

August- 2018
  • 08/04/2018 07:30 AM - 02:00 PM 

    BIG Latch On - Greater Lansing

    Group: Mother and Earth Baby Boutique
    Contact Name: Lynn Ross
    Phone: 517-204-2248
    Email: info@motherandearth.com

  • 08/08/2018 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM 

    Breastfeeding Awareness Month Walk

    Group: MDHHS
    Contact Name: Julie Lothamer
    Phone: 517-335-5564
    Email: lothamerj@michigan.gov

  • 08/09/2018 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM 

    Michigan Education Trust (MET) Pizza Party Fund Raiser

    Group: Michigan Education Trust (MET)
    Contact Name: Robin Lott
    Phone: (517) 241-3301
    Email: lottr@michigan.gov

  • 08/17/2018 06:00 PM - 10:00 PM 

    Movie Night on the Lawn

    Group: Downtown Inc.
    Contact Name: Matt
    Phone:
    Email:

  • 08/23/2018 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM 

    Farmers Market at the Capitol

    Group: Michigan Farmers Market Association (East Lansing, MI)
    Contact Name: Amanda Shreve
    Phone: 517-432-3381
    Email: amanda@mifma.org

  • 08/24/2018 06:00 PM - 10:00 PM 

    Movie Night on the Lawn

    Group: Downtown Inc.
    Contact Name: Downtown Inc.
    Phone:
    Email:

September - 2018
  • 09/09/2018 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM 

    Backing the Blue

    Group: Backing the Blue MI
    Contact Name: Jennifer Keller
    Phone: 517-763-6317
    Email: backingthebluemi@outlook.com

  • 09/11/2018 10:30 AM - 01:30 PM 

    Pharmacy Day at the Capitol - MI Pharmacists Association

    Group: Pharmacy Day at the Capitol - MI Pharmacists Association
    Contact Name: Bridget Long
    Phone: 517-377-0253
    Email: Bridget@MichiganPharmacists.org

  • 09/12/2018 11:00 AM - 01:30 PM 

    MCGA Luncheon

    Group: Michigan Corn Growers Association
    Contact Name: Chloe Jorae
    Phone: 517-482-9299
    Email: cjorae@mcalvey.com

  • 09/20/2018 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM 

    Farmers Market at the Capitol

    Group: Michigan Farmers Market Association (East Lansing, MI)
    Contact Name: Amanda Shreve
    Phone: 517-432-3381
    Email: amanda@mifma.org

  • 09/21/2018 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM 

    International Day of Peace

    Group: Peace Education Center
    Contact Name: Terry Link
    Phone: 517-775-2910
    Email: peaceedcenter@gmail.com

  • 09/22/2018 07:00 AM - 04:00 PM 

    Michigan Barefoot Mile

    Group: Michigan Barefoot Mile
    Contact Name: Todd Butler
    Phone: 906-287-0320
    Email: toddbutler2@yahoo.com

  • 09/23/2018 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM 

    Walk to End Alzheimer's

    Group: Alzheimer's Association - Michigan Great Lakes Chapter
    Contact Name: Nicole Bebee
    Phone: 517-999-3004
    Email: nbebee@alz.org

  • 09/27/2018 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM 

    Trails Legislator of the Year Award

    Group: Michigan Trails & Greenways Alliance
    Contact Name: Amanda Hathaway Frattarelli
    Phone: 517-908-3885
    Email: amanda@michigantrails.org

October - 2018
  • 10/03/2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

    Columbus Day Celebration

    Group: Rep. Marino (Lansing, MI) Event
    Contact Name: Mary Kay Sogge
    Phone: 517-373-0113
    Email: msogge@house.mi.gov

  • 10/03/2018 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Michigan Potato Day at the Capitol

    Group: Michigan Potato Industry Commission (East Lansing, MI)
    Contact Name: Mike Wenkle
    Phone: 517-881-9670
    Email: mike@mipotato.com

  • 10/10/2018 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM 

    MICNP Advocacy Day 2018

    Group: Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners
    Contact Name: Olivia McLaughlin
    Phone: 586-491-5096
    Email: olivia@micnp.org

  • 10/13/2018 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM 

    Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

    Group: American Cancer Society
    Contact Name: Katie Jones
    Phone: 517-664-1403
    Email: katie.jones@cancer.org

November - 2018
  • 11/08/2018 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM 

    World War I 100th Anniversary

    Group: Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
    Contact Name: Steve Kozera
    Phone: 517-449-5900
    Email: kozeras@michigan.gov

  • 11/28/2018 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM 

    AMTA Massage Therapy Day

    Group: American Massage Therapy Association of Michigan
    Contact Name: Grace Krueger
    Phone: (517) 853-0537
    Email: krueger@midweststrategy.com

December - 2018
  • 12/05/2018 07:30 AM - 03:00 PM 

    AT&T/MACUL - Student Tech Showcase

    Group: AT&T/MACUL - Student Tech Showcase
    Contact Name: Mark Smith
    Phone: 517-882-1403
    Email: macul@macul.org

February - 2019
  • 02/13/2019 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Michigan Sugar Lobby Day

    Group: Michigan Sugar Company-Lobby Day
    Contact Name: Sara McCallum
    Phone: (517) 485-7711
    Email: sara@kindsvatterassociates.com

  • 02/19/2019 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM 

    WSU All-School Lobby Day

    Group: Kelley Cawthorne
    Contact Name: Cortney Goddard
    Phone: 517-371-1400
    Email: cgoddard@keley-cawthorne.com

  • 02/20/2019 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM 

    MLBC Black History Month Celebration

    Group: Michigan Legislative Black Caucus
    Contact Name: John Johnson
    Phone: 313-980-0102
    Email: johnjohnson@house.mi.gov

  • 02/26/2019 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Michigan Historic Preservation Network Lobby Day

    Group: Michigan Historic Preservation Network
    Contact Name: Cortney Goddard
    Phone: 517-371-1400
    Email: cgoddard@kelley-cawthorne.com

  • 02/27/2019 05:00 PM - 07:30 PM 

    MLBC Black History Month Celebration

    Group: Michigan Legislative Black Caucus
    Contact Name: John Johnson
    Phone: 313-980-0102
    Email: johnjohnson@house.mi.gov

  • 02/28/2019 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM 

    Special Olympics Capitol Polar Plunge - Michigan Special Olympics

    Group: Capitol Polar Plunge - Michigan Special Olympics
    Contact Name: Melissa Yutzey
    Phone: (517)371-1400
    Email: myutzey@kelley-cawthorn.com

March - 2019
  • 03/05/2019 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Michigan Primary Care Association Lobby Day

    Group: Michigan Primary Care Association
    Contact Name: Cortney Goddard
    Phone: 517-371-1400
    Email: cgoddard@kelley-cawthorne.com

  • 03/06/2019 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Architects, Engineers & Surveyors

    Group: Kelley Cawthorne
    Contact Name: Cortney Goddard
    Phone: (517) 371-1400
    Email: cgoddard@kelley-cawthorne.com

  • 03/06/2019 11:00 AM - 01:30 PM 

    Oakland University Day at the Capitol

    Group: Oakland University-Lansing
    Contact Name: Bonnie Bochniak
    Phone: 517-643-6074
    Email: bonniemaluchik@oakland.edu

  • 03/12/2019 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Michigan Business Aviation Association

    Group: Michigan Business Aviation Association
    Contact Name: Tara Paksi
    Phone: 517-371-2223
    Email: paksi.t@gcsionline.com

  • 03/13/2019 11:30 AM - 01:30 PM 

    AG Day at the Capitol - Michigan Farm Bureau

    Group: Michigan Farm Bureau
    Contact Name: Andrena Reid
    Phone: 517-679-5334
    Email: areid@michfb.com

April - 2019
  • 04/17/2019 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Architects, Engineers & Surveyors

    Group: Kelley Cawthorne
    Contact Name: Cortney Goddard
    Phone: (517) 371-1400
    Email: cgoddard@kelley-cawthorne.com

  • 04/18/2019 11:30 AM - 01:30 PM 

    Community College Day

    Group: Michigan Community College Association
    Contact Name: Kathy Taskey
    Phone: (517) 372-4350 X3
    Email: kathy@mcca.org

  • 04/20/2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

    Jaycees Easter Egg Hunt

    Group: DBA JCI Lansing
    Contact Name: Jessica Anderson
    Phone: 517-449-5863
    Email: jlgrubb1993@gmail.com

  • 04/30/2019 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM 

    AutoMobility at the Capitol

    Group: Detroit Regional Chamber Foundation
    Contact Name: Andrea Rayburn
    Phone: 313-596-0340
    Email: arayburn@detroitchamber.com

May - 2019
  • 05/01/2019 11:30 AM - 01:30 PM 

    Michigan Land Title Association Legislative Day

    Group: Michigan Land Title Association (, MI)
    Contact Name: Marcy Lay
    Phone: 517-485-4044
    Email: laym@ckronline.com

  • 05/01/2019 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM 

    MNA Nurses Capitol Action Day

    Group: Michigan Nurses Association
    Contact Name: Mary Holbrook
    Phone: 517-853-5517
    Email: mary.holbrook@minurses.org

  • 05/02/2019 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM 

    Michigan Community Action Day

    Group: Michigan Community Action Agency Association
    Contact Name: Mike Shalley
    Phone: 517-679-6403
    Email: mshalley@mcaaa.org

  • 05/02/2019 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM 

    National Day of Prayer Observance

    Group: Michigan National Day of Prayer Task Force
    Contact Name: Sylvia Williams
    Phone: 734-925-3257
    Email: moregraceministries@aol.com

  • 05/07/2019 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM 

    Governor's Awards for Historic Preservation

    Group: Governor s Awards for Historic Preservation
    Contact Name: Laura Ashlee
    Phone: 517-335-2725
    Email: ashleel@michigan.gov

  • 05/07/2019 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Charter Day at the Capitol

    Group: MAPSA
    Contact Name: Sara Vanderbilt
    Phone: 517-999-4430
    Email: svanderbilt@charterschools.org

  • 05/07/2019 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM 

    PACE Association of Michigan Day at the Capitol

    Group: PACE
    Contact Name: Stephanie Winslow
    Phone: 989-798-2994
    Email: swinslow@pacemichigan.com

  • 05/08/2019 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM 

    3rd Annual PMD Awareness Event

    Group: Michigan Statewide Perinatal Mood Disorder Coalition
    Contact Name: Nancy Roberts
    Phone: 616-391-1771
    Email: nancy.roberts@spectrumhealth.org

  • 05/08/2019 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM 

    MLBA 2018 Lobby Day

    Group: MI Licensed Beverage Association
    Contact Name: Brittany Mackey
    Phone: (517) 374-9612
    Email: bmackey@mlba.org

  • 05/08/2019 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM 

    MLBA 2018 Lobby Day

    Group: MI Licensed Beverage Association
    Contact Name: Brittany Mackey
    Phone: (517) 374-9612
    Email: bmackey@mlba.org

  • 05/14/2019 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Michigan Association of Broadcasters Legislative Lunch

    Group: Kelley Cawthorne
    Contact Name: Cortney Goddard
    Phone: 517-371-1400
    Email: cgoddard@kelley-cawthorne.com

  • 05/15/2019 10:30 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Older Michiganians Day

    Group: Area Agencies on Aging Association of MI (Lansing, MI)
    Contact Name: Shannon Harkins-Padgitt
    Phone: 517-886-1029
    Email: shannon@4ami.org

  • 05/20/2019 08:00 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Mark the Flower Beds for Flower Planting Day at the Capitol

    Group: Michigan Capitol Commission (Lansing, MI)
    Contact Name: Barb Thumudo
    Phone: 517-373-9617
    Email: bthumudo@legislature.mi.gov

  • 05/21/2019 08:30 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Capitol Flower Planting Day at the Capitol

    Group: Michigan Capitol Commission (Lansing, MI)
    Contact Name: Barb Thumudo
    Phone: 517-373-9617
    Email: bthumudo@legislature.mi.gov

  • 05/22/2019 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM 

    Lucinda Means Bicycle Advocacy Day

    Group: League of Michigan Bicyclists
    Contact Name: John Lindenmayer
    Phone: 517-334-9100
    Email: john@lmb.org

  • 06/05/2019 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM 

    Michigan Stars for Life

    Group: MAAS
    Contact Name: Holly Mauk
    Phone: 517-485-3376
    Email: hmauk@mhsa.com

  • 06/12/2019 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Dairy Days

    Group: Michigan Dairy Foods Association
    Contact Name: Sara McCallum
    Phone: 517-485-1450
    Email: sara@kindsvatterassociates.com

June - 2019
  • 06/05/2019 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM Michigan Stars for Life
  • 06/12/2019 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM Dairy Days
A living flag on the Capitol's steps on Memorial Day, 1904.  Admiral George Dewey, hero of the Spanish-American war, is visible on the left.
A living flag on the Capitol’s steps on Memorial Day, 1904. Admiral George Dewey, hero of the Spanish-American war, is visible on the left.
Photo Courtesy of the Archives of Michigan