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

May - 2019
  • 05/20/2019 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM 

    May is Better Hearing and Speech Month

    Group: Michigan Department Community Health
    Contact Name: Deb Behringer
    Phone: 517-373-8601
    Email: behringerd@michigan.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

  • 05/21/2019 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM 

    Spring Music Program - Hillsdale High School Jazz Band

    Group: Capitol Tours
    Contact Name: Jerry Benson
    Phone: 517-373-1988
    Email: jbenson@legislature.mi.gov

  • 05/22/2019 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM 

    Bicycle and Trail Advocacy Day

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

  • 05/22/2019 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

  • 05/22/2019 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM 

    Oakland County of Credit Unions Bus Trip

    Group: Oakland County of Credit Unions
    Contact Name: Lon Bone
    Phone: 248-245-2392
    Email: lbone248@aol.com

  • 05/22/2019 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM 

    Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan Lansing Days

    Group: Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan
    Contact Name: Sarah Procano
    Phone: 734-544-0015 ext.516
    Email: sprocario@hfmich.org

  • 05/22/2019 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM 

    MANA Capitol Impact Day

    Group: Michigan Association of Nurse Anesthetists
    Contact Name: Sara Hernly
    Phone: 517-281-2677
    Email: shernly@clarkhill.com

  • 05/23/2019 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM 

    General Alpheus Williams Battle Flag Exhibit

    Group: Save the Flags
    Contact Name: Matt VanAcker
    Phone: 517-373-5157
    Email:

  • 05/23/2019 07:30 AM - 10:00 AM 

    Senate Memorial Day Service

    Group: Guests of Senator
    Contact Name: Cassidy Giltner
    Phone: 517-373-7315
    Email: cgiltner@senate.michigan.gov

  • 05/23/2019 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Don't Punish Pain Rally

    Group: Don't Punish Pain
    Contact Name: Karlyn Beavers
    Phone: 517-388-2197
    Email: karlynbeavers@gmail.com

  • 05/23/2019 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM 

    Trauma Awareness Day and Stop the Bleed Campaign

    Group: Michigan Trauma Coalition
    Contact Name: Joanna Coddington
    Phone: 517-484-8800
    Email: jcoddington@mhsa.com

  • 05/28/2019 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM 

    Spring Music Program - Hudsonville Baldwin Street Middle School Band and Jazz Band

    Group: Capitol Tours
    Contact Name: Jerry Benson
    Phone: 517-373-1988
    Email: jbenson@legislature.mi.gov

  • 05/29/2019 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM 

    Citizens for Prison Reform Legislative Education Day

    Group: Citizens for Prison Reform
    Contact Name: Peggy Christian
    Phone: 517-420-3040
    Email: christianpeggyl@yahoo.com

  • 05/29/2019 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM 

    Spring Music Program - Lansing Christian School Band

    Group: Capitol Tours
    Contact Name: Jerry Benson
    Phone: 517-373-1988
    Email: jbenson@legislature.mi.gov

  • 05/30/2019 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM 

    Spring Music Program - Springbrook Middle School Band

    Group: Capitol Tours
    Contact Name: Jerry Benson
    Phone: 517-373-1988
    Email: jbenson@legislature.mi.gov

June- 2019
  • 06/01/2019 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM 

    Be a Tourist In Your Own Town

    Group: Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau
    Contact Name: Matt VanAcker
    Phone:
    Email:

  • 06/04/2019 11:00 AM - 02:00 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

  • 06/04/2019 11:30 AM - 01:30 PM 

    Molina Day at the Capitol

    Group: Molina Healthcare of Michigan
    Contact Name: Jim Cavanagh
    Phone: 517-679-7410
    Email: jcavanagh@wnj.com

  • 06/05/2019 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM 

    ABATE

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

  • 06/05/2019 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM 

    Michigan Stars for Life

    Group: MAAS
    Contact Name: Joanna Coddington
    Phone: 517-484-8800
    Email: jcoddington@mhsa.com

  • 06/06/2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

    Indian American Legislative Day

    Group: Guests of the Representative (Event)
    Contact Name: Representative Padma Kuppa
    Phone: 517-373-1783
    Email: padma@house.mi.gov

  • 06/06/2019 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

  • 06/11/2019 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Lunch with the MSA

    Group: Michigan Soybean Association
    Contact Name: Noelle Byerley
    Phone: 989-652-3294
    Email: nbyerley@michigansoybean.org

  • 06/12/2019 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Dairy Days

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

  • 06/14/2019 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM 

    Her Flag

    Group: Michigan Women Forward
    Contact Name: Maggie Steinhauer
    Phone: 313-771-3518
    Email: msteinhauer@miwf.org

  • 06/15/2019 12:30 PM - 01:45 PM 

    Michigan Pride Rally

    Group: Michigan Pride, Inc.
    Contact Name: Ryan Sebolt
    Phone: 517-927-3917
    Email: rsebolt@gmail.com

  • 06/17/2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM 

    Marine Corps Change of Command

    Group: US Marines
    Contact Name: Sgt. Immanuel Johnson
    Phone: 517-483-8016
    Email: immanuel-johnson@marines.usmc.mil

  • 06/18/2019 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM 

    Red for Ed Rally

    Group: Michigan Education Trust (MET)
    Contact Name: Jessica Lumbreras
    Phone: 989-780-1176
    Email: JLumbreras@mea.org

  • 06/18/2019 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM 

    MBIA Legislative Day

    Group: Michigan Business Innovation Association
    Contact Name: Sandra Cochrane
    Phone: 269-353-1823
    Email: michigan.incubation@gmail.com

  • 06/19/2019 11:30 AM - 02:00 PM 

    Party at MI Place Royal Luncheon

    Group: Party at MI Place, Royal Luncheon
    Contact Name: Sue Bila
    Phone: 989-845-2080
    Email: sueb@mfea.org

  • 06/19/2019 12:30 PM - 04:30 PM 

    Student Statesmanship Institute

    Group: Student Statesmanship Institute (Lansing, MI)-Event
    Contact Name: Darlene Moore
    Phone: 373-8092
    Email:

  • 06/20/2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM 

    American Legion Auxiliary Girls State

    Group: American Legion Auxiliary Girls State, Department of Michigan
    Contact Name: Rysta Brown
    Phone: 989-739-1360
    Email: Rystab@hotmail.com

  • 06/21/2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

    International Yoga Day Celebration

    Group: Art of Living
    Contact Name: Art of Living
    Phone: 248-466-8534
    Email: mihir.sahoo@artofliving.org

  • 06/21/2019 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM 

    Student Statesmanship Institute

    Group: Student Statesmanship Institute (Lansing, MI)-Event
    Contact Name: Darlene Moore
    Phone: 373-8092
    Email:

  • 06/22/2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

    Scoliosis Awareness

    Group: Heather Eakin
    Contact Name: Heather Eakin
    Phone: 517-492-6194
    Email: eakinh@michigan.gov

  • 06/25/2019 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM 

    Red for Ed Rally

    Group: Michigan Education Trust (MET)
    Contact Name: Jessica Lumbreras
    Phone: 989-780-1176
    Email: JLumbreras@mea.org

  • 06/26/2019 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM 

    Come Outside and Play at the Capitol

    Group: Michigan Recreation and Park Association
    Contact Name: Justin Lippe
    Phone: 517-485-9888
    Email: jlippe@mrpaonline.org

July - 2019
  • 07/04/2019 10:00 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

  • 07/10/2019 12:30 PM - 04:30 PM 

    Student Statesmanship Institute

    Group: Student Statesmanship Institute (Lansing, MI)-Event
    Contact Name: Darlene Moore
    Phone: 373-8092
    Email:

  • 07/12/2019 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Capitol Conversations

    Group: Michigan State Capitol Commission
    Contact Name: Valerie Marvin
    Phone: 517-373-2358
    Email:

  • 07/25/2019 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- 2019
  • 08/02/2019 06:00 PM - 10:00 PM 

    Movie Night on the Lawn

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

  • 08/08/2019 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

  • 08/09/2019 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Capitol Conversations

    Group: Michigan State Capitol Commission
    Contact Name: Valerie Marvin
    Phone: 517-373-2358
    Email:

  • 08/16/2019 06:00 PM - 10:00 PM 

    Movie Night on the Lawn

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

  • 08/22/2019 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

  • 08/24/2019 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM 

    We Will Take Your Seats Rally

    Group: Women Organize Michigan
    Contact Name: Julia Pulver
    Phone: 248-227-8773
    Email: womenorganizemi@gmail.com

September - 2019
  • 09/04/2019 11:30 AM - 01:30 PM 

    Michigan Catholic Conference Luncheon

    Group: Michigan Catholic Conference
    Contact Name: Karah May
    Phone: 517-372-9310
    Email: kmay@micatholic.org

  • 09/10/2019 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

  • 09/11/2019 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

  • 09/17/2019 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: 517-377-0220
    Email: Bridget@MichiganPharmacists.org

  • 09/18/2019 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM 

    Michigan Realtors Capitol Day

    Group: Michigan Realtors
    Contact Name: Theresa Gray
    Phone: 517-334-5568
    Email: tgray@mirealtors.com

  • 09/19/2019 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

  • 09/19/2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM 

    Maltese American Heritage Day

    Group: Guests of the Representative (Event)
    Contact Name: Alissa Cravens
    Phone: 248-88-4342
    Email: acravens@house.mi.gov

  • 09/24/2019 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM 

    MHA 100 Year Anniversary Ice Cream Social

    Group: Michigan Health and Hospital Association (, MI)
    Contact Name: Stephanie Yager
    Phone: 517-703-8629
    Email: syager@mha.org

  • 09/25/2019 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM 

    Michigan Trails Legislative Day & Award Ceremony

    Group: Michigan Trails & Greenways Alliance
    Contact Name: Carol Wreggelsworth
    Phone: 517-896-9443
    Email: carol@michigantrails.org

October - 2019
  • 10/08/2019 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

  • 10/12/2019 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM 

    Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

    Group: American Cancer Society
    Contact Name: Kaela Chambers
    Phone: 517-664-1326
    Email: kaela.chambers@cancer.org

November - 2019
  • 11/06/2019 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

  • 11/22/2019 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM 

    35th Silver Bells in the City

    Group: Downtown Lansing, Inc.
    Contact Name: Mindy Biladeau
    Phone: 517-485-3357
    Email: mindy@downtownlansing.org

January - 2020
  • 01/18/2020 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM 

    Women's March on Lansing

    Group: Womens March Michigan
    Contact Name: Phoebe Hopps
    Phone: 586-255-3046
    Email: phoebe.hopps@gmail.com

February - 2020
  • 02/12/2020 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

  • 02/25/2020 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

  • 02/27/2020 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 - 2020
  • 03/03/2020 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Michigan Historic Preservation Network Lobby Day

    Group: Michigan Historic Preservation Network
    Contact Name: Natasha Oxender
    Phone: 517-371-1400
    Email: noxender@kelley-cawthorne.com

  • 03/04/2020 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM 

    Michigan Network for Youth & Families/Arbor Circle Dome Day

    Group: Michigan Network Youth & Families/Arbor Circle
    Contact Name: Jennifer Cousineau
    Phone: 517-899-2353
    Email: jenniferc@childandfamily.org

  • 03/06/2020 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM 

    Special Friday

    Group: Special Friday-Event
    Contact Name: Matt VanAcker
    Phone: 517-373-5157
    Email:

  • 03/10/2020 11:30 AM - 03:00 PM 

    AARP Legislative Luncheon

    Group: AARP
    Contact Name: Andrea Palmer
    Phone: 517-267-8929
    Email: apalmer@aarp.org

  • 03/11/2020 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

  • 03/17/2020 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

  • 03/18/2020 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

April - 2020
  • 04/11/2020 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

  • 04/14/2020 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM 

    Music Education Advocacy Day

    Group: Michigan Music Education Association
    Contact Name: Cory Micheel-Mays
    Phone: 517-748-6518
    Email: cmicheelmays@sbcglobal.net

  • 04/15/2020 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM 

    Michigan Muslim Capitol Day

    Group: Michigan Muslim Community Council
    Contact Name: Mahmoud Al-Hadidi MD
    Phone: 248-797-1372
    Email: dr.malhadidi@gmail.com

  • 04/16/2020 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

  • 04/17/2020 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM 

    Special Friday

    Group: Special Friday-Event
    Contact Name: Matt VanAcker
    Phone: 517-373-5157
    Email:

  • 04/30/2020 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

May - 2020
  • 05/05/2020 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

  • 05/05/2020 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

  • 05/06/2020 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

  • 05/06/2020 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

  • 05/07/2020 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

  • 05/09/2020 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM 

    Girl Scout Sing a Long

    Group: Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan
    Contact Name: Connie Mohr
    Phone: 989-399-7240
    Email: cmohr@gshom.org

  • 05/13/2020 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM 

    Charter Day at the Capitol

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

  • 05/14/2020 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

  • 05/15/2020 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM 

    Special Friday

    Group: Special Friday-Event
    Contact Name: Matt VanAcker
    Phone: 517-373-5157
    Email:

  • 05/18/2020 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

  • 05/19/2020 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

  • 05/20/2020 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

  • 05/20/2020 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM 

    Bicycle and Trail Advocacy Day

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

June - 2020
  • 06/05/2020 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM 

    Special Friday

    Group: Special Friday-Event
    Contact Name: Matt VanAcker
    Phone: 517-373-5157
    Email:

October - 2020
  • 10/16/2020 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM 

    Special Friday

    Group: Special Friday-Event
    Contact Name: Matt VanAcker
    Phone: 517-373-5157
    Email:

November - 2020
  • 11/06/2020 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM 

    Special Friday

    Group: Special Friday-Event
    Contact Name: Matt VanAcker
    Phone: 517-373-5157
    Email:

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