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

July - 2020
  • 07/13/2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM 

    Oromo Community of Michigan Rally

    Group: Oromo Community Association of Michigan
    Contact Name: Guluma Gemeda
    Phone: 517-449-1164
    Email: gem23015@gmail.com
    Anticipated Attendees: 100

  • 07/15/2020 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Rally for HEROES Act Now!

    Group: IATSE Local 26
    Contact Name: Tom Burke
    Phone: 773-844-3612
    Email: tom.burke.ohio@gmail.com
    Anticipated Attendees: 80

  • 07/16/2020 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM 

    Capitol Lawn Workout MFCA

    Group: Michigan Fitness Club Association
    Contact Name: Alyssa Tushman
    Phone: 248-935-5588
    Email: alyssa@burnfitnessclub.com
    Anticipated Attendees: 100

  • 07/16/2020 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
    Anticipated Attendees: 200

  • 07/23/2020 06:00 AM - 07:30 AM 

    WeUnite

    Group: Champion Church
    Contact Name: Leon Powers
    Phone: 734-837-1194
    Email: ipm6am@gmail.com
    Anticipated Attendees: 500

  • 07/31/2020 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM 

    MI Poor People's Campaign Rally

    Group: Metro Lansing Poor People's Campaign
    Contact Name: Derrick Knox, Jr.
    Phone: 517-763-8841
    Email: deknoxjr@gmail.com
    Anticipated Attendees: 3000

August- 2020
  • 08/01/2020 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
    Anticipated Attendees: 200

  • 08/13/2020 09:15 AM - 09:45 AM 

    The Patriot Flag

    Group: World Memorial
    Contact Name: Mitch Mendler
    Phone: 619-944-7011
    Email: 911@publicsafety.net
    Anticipated Attendees: 20

  • 08/14/2020 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM 

    Support of the Thin Blue Line

    Group: Rod Romeyn
    Contact Name: Rod Romeyn
    Phone: 616-893-2352
    Email: rowellmobilehomes@gmail.com
    Anticipated Attendees: 500

  • 08/31/2020 04:00 PM - 08:30 PM 

    6th Annual International Overdose Awareness Day

    Group: Team Sharing
    Contact Name: Kelly Caudell
    Phone: 810-874-7168
    Email: kellycaudell1@gmail.com
    Anticipated Attendees: 100

September - 2020
  • 09/09/2020 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
    Anticipated Attendees: 0

  • 09/09/2020 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
    Anticipated Attendees: 200

  • 09/10/2020 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM 

    Governor's Awards for Historic Preservation

    Group: Governor s Awards for Historic Preservation
    Contact Name: Nathan Nietering
    Phone: 517-241-0504
    Email: nieteringn@michigan.gov
    Anticipated Attendees: 100

  • 09/10/2020 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM 

    Lifer Law, Prison & Criminal Justice Reform Rally

    Group: National Lifers of America, Inc
    Contact Name: Virginia Hudson
    Phone: 313-518-7876
    Email: chowtime313@gmail.com
    Anticipated Attendees: 200

  • 09/15/2020 09:00 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: 517-377-0220
    Email: Bridget@MichiganPharmacists.org
    Anticipated Attendees: 300

  • 09/15/2020 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM 

    MISS DIG 811 Capitol Day

    Group: MISS DIG 811
    Contact Name: Lauren Bunn
    Phone: 517-485-4044
    Email: lauren@kjlteam.com
    Anticipated Attendees: 250

  • 09/16/2020 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM 

    Michigan Propane Safety Day

    Group: Michigan Propane Gas Association
    Contact Name: Geri Root
    Phone: 517-487-2021
    Email: geri@kindsvatterassociates.com
    Anticipated Attendees: 600

  • 09/16/2020 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM 

    Equal Pay Day Rally

    Group: Michigan Equal Pay Day Coalition
    Contact Name: Sue Elder
    Phone: 517-331-0498
    Email: sdelder@danamgt.com
    Anticipated Attendees: 85

  • 09/17/2020 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM 

    Second Amendment March

    Group: Michigan Open Carry, INC/Michigan Gun Owners
    Contact Name: David Dellinger
    Phone: 248-622-7090
    Email: ddellinger@miopencarry.org
    Anticipated Attendees: 1500

  • 09/19/2020 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM 

    Solemn Prayer Assembly

    Group: Solemn Prayer Assembly Committee
    Contact Name: Nick Zabrodsky
    Phone: 517-712-0656
    Email: nickzabrodsky@gmail.com
    Anticipated Attendees: 200

  • 09/22/2020 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM 

    Michigan Equine Legislative Day

    Group: Michigan Horse Council
    Contact Name: Col. Don Packard
    Phone: 734-645-1327
    Email: packardcoloneldon74@gmail.com
    Anticipated Attendees: 300

  • 09/23/2020 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Michigan Potato Day at the Capitol

    Group: Michigan Potato Industry Commission
    Contact Name: Makaylah George
    Phone: 517-253-7370
    Email: makaylah@mipotato.com
    Anticipated Attendees: 150

  • 09/23/2020 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM 

    Electric Vehicle Technology Showcase

    Group: Michigan Conservative Energy Forum
    Contact Name: JR Miller
    Phone: 517-749-7910
    Email: jrmiller@micef.org
    Anticipated Attendees: 25

  • 09/24/2020 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM 

    Unite To Face Addiction Michigan Rally for Recovery

    Group: Unite To Face Addiction Michigan
    Contact Name: Scott Masi
    Phone: 810-360-5779
    Email: scott.masi@stjohn.org
    Anticipated Attendees: 2000

  • 09/29/2020 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM 

    ABATE

    Group: ABATE of Michigan
    Contact Name: Vince Consigleo
    Phone: 248-672-0957
    Email: abatemsf@tir.com
    Anticipated Attendees: 300

  • 09/30/2020 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM 

    Hunger Solutions Day

    Group: Food Bank Council of Michigan
    Contact Name: Marcy Lay
    Phone: 517-485-4044
    Email: laym@ckronline.com
    Anticipated Attendees: 25

October - 2020
  • 10/01/2020 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM 

    Domestic Violence Rally

    Group: Voices of Color
    Contact Name: Tanesha Ash-Shakoor
    Phone: 252-955-8902
    Email: thevoicesofcolor@gmail.com
    Anticipated Attendees: 100

  • 10/06/2020 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
    Anticipated Attendees: 150

  • 10/06/2020 10:30 AM - 01:30 PM 

    MDDC Legislative Meet and Greet

    Group: Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council
    Contact Name: Brett Williams
    Phone: 517-335-3158
    Email: williamsb18@michigan.gov
    Anticipated Attendees: 75

  • 10/07/2020 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM 

    Michigan Latino Legislative Day

    Group: Michigan Latino Legislative Caucus
    Contact Name: Domonique Clemons
    Phone: 517-373-0852
    Email: dclemons@house.mi.gov
    Anticipated Attendees: 40

  • 10/07/2020 10:30 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Michigan Kids with IEPS Rally

    Group: Michigan Alliance for Special Education
    Contact Name: Marcie Lipsitt
    Phone: 248-514-2101
    Email: marcielipsitt@outlook.com
    Anticipated Attendees: 300

  • 10/08/2020 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Filipino History Month Celebration

    Group: USP4GG - United States Filipinos for Good Government
    Contact Name: Willie Dechavez
    Phone: 586-713-8261
    Email: misterwd2001@aol.com
    Anticipated Attendees: 25

  • 10/30/2020 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM 

    Michigan BPW Centennial Celebration

    Group: Michigan Federation of Business & Professional Women's Club, Inc
    Contact Name: Amy Courter
    Phone: 586-246-3940
    Email: courteras@gmail.com
    Anticipated Attendees: 150

December - 2020
  • 12/18/2020 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM 

    Michigan DNR Conservation Officer Class Photo

    Group: DNR
    Contact Name: Sgt. Jason Wicklund
    Phone: 906-284-0977
    Email: wicklundj@michigan.gov
    Anticipated Attendees: 33

February - 2021
  • 02/10/2021 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Michigan Sugar Lobby Day

    Group: Michigan Sugar Company-Lobby Day
    Contact Name: Lauren Washburn
    Phone: (517) 485-7711
    Email: lauren@kdafirm.com
    Anticipated Attendees: 130

  • 02/23/2021 11:15 AM - 01:15 PM 

    Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. Legislative Luncheon

    Group: MPAS Annual Legislative Day
    Contact Name: Rachel Huddleston
    Phone: 517-487-1755
    Email: rhuddleston@mpas.org
    Anticipated Attendees: 150

  • 02/24/2021 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
    Anticipated Attendees: 200

March - 2021
  • 03/03/2021 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Michigan Historic Preservation Network Lobby Day

    Group: Michigan Historic Preservation Network
    Contact Name: Mikayla Lier
    Phone: 517-371-1400
    Email: mlier@kelley-cawthorne.com
    Anticipated Attendees: 0

  • 03/10/2021 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
    Anticipated Attendees: 300

  • 03/16/2021 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM 

    4-H Capitol Experience Reception

    Group: MSCC-Event
    Contact Name: Jackie Martin
    Phone: 734-323-6648
    Email: marti623@msu.edu
    Anticipated Attendees: 120

  • 03/24/2021 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Architects, Engineers & Surveyors

    Group: Kelley Cawthorne
    Contact Name: Natasha Oxender
    Phone: (517) 371-1400
    Email: noxender@kelley-cawthorne.com
    Anticipated Attendees: 300

April - 2021
  • 04/21/2021 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM 

    MICNP Advocacy Day 2021

    Group: Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners
    Contact Name: Jacquelen Timm
    Phone: 586-491-5096
    Email: director@micnp.org
    Anticipated Attendees: 200

  • 04/30/2021 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM 

    27th Annual State Arbor Day Celebration

    Group: Eaton Conservation District
    Contact Name: Hannah Reynolds
    Phone: 517-543-1512 ext 5
    Email: miarborday@gmail.com
    Anticipated Attendees: 1500

May - 2021
  • 05/04/2021 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
    Anticipated Attendees: 500

  • 05/06/2021 09:00 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
    Anticipated Attendees: 400

  • 05/11/2021 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM 

    Adoption & Pregnancy Care Centers Awareness

    Group: Michigan Family Forum
    Contact Name: Dan Jarvis
    Phone: 517-374-1171
    Email: dan@michiganfamily.org
    Anticipated Attendees: 200

  • 05/12/2021 11:30 AM - 03:00 PM 

    "Walk A Mile in My Shoes" Rally

    Group: MI Assoc. of Community Mental Health Boards
    Contact Name: Monique Francis
    Phone: 517-374-6848
    Email: mfrancis@cmham.org
    Anticipated Attendees: 2000

  • 05/13/2021 10:30 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Older Michiganians Day

    Group: Area Agencies on Aging Association of MI
    Contact Name: Jenn Dubey
    Phone: 517-999-0681
    Email: jenn@4ami.org
    Anticipated Attendees: 1200

  • 05/17/2021 08:00 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Mark the Flower Beds for Flower Planting Day at the Capitol

    Group: Michigan Capitol Commission
    Contact Name: Barb Thumudo
    Phone: 517-373-9617
    Email: bthumudo@legislature.mi.gov
    Anticipated Attendees: 100

  • 05/18/2021 08:30 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Capitol Flower Planting Day at the Capitol

    Group: Michigan Capitol Commission
    Contact Name: Barb Thumudo
    Phone: 517-373-9617
    Email: bthumudo@legislature.mi.gov
    Anticipated Attendees: 100

  • 05/20/2021 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM 

    Day Under the Dome

    Group: MiCHN
    Contact Name: Shante Pickford
    Phone: 517-599-2358
    Email: shante.pickford@gmail.com
    Anticipated Attendees: 250

  • 05/26/2021 07:30 AM - 05:00 PM 

    Capitol Build

    Group: Habitat for Humanity of Michigan
    Contact Name: Sandy Pearson
    Phone: 517-526-3534
    Email: spearon@habitatmichigan.org
    Anticipated Attendees: 200

June - 2021
  • 06/03/2021 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Michigan Potato Day at the Capitol

    Group: Michigan Potato Industry Commission
    Contact Name: Makaylah George
    Phone: 517-253-7370
    Email: makaylah@mipotato.com
    Anticipated Attendees: 150

  • 06/03/2021 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM 

    Michigan Golf Alliance Legislative Day

    Group: Michigan Golf Course Owner Association
    Contact Name: Jada Paisley
    Phone: 517-482-4312
    Email: jpaisley@michigangca.org
    Anticipated Attendees: 400

  • 06/09/2021 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Dairy Days

    Group: Michigan Dairy Foods Association
    Contact Name: Lauren Washburn
    Phone: 517-485-1450
    Email: lauren@kdafirm.com
    Anticipated Attendees: 150

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