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

October - 2019
  • 10/15/2019 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM 

    MICNP Advocacy Day 2019

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

  • 10/16/2019 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM 

    Don't Punish Pain Rally

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

  • 10/17/2019 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM 

    Domestic Violence Candlelight Vigil

    Group: End Violent Encounters, Inc.
    Contact Name: Sam Stiles
    Phone: 517-945-4662
    Email: sstiles@eveinc.org

  • 10/24/2019 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM 

    National Pit Bull Victims Awareness Day

    Group: Responsible Citizens for Public Safety
    Contact Name: Ann Marie Rogers
    Phone: 248-904-6686
    Email: RCforPS@gmail.com

  • 10/24/2019 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM 

    MACVB Legislative Reception

    Group: Michigan Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus
    Contact Name: Matt Sowash
    Phone: 517-372-2560
    Email: matt@mlcmi.com

  • 10/28/2019 05:00 PM - 07:30 PM 

    Trick-or-Treat on the Capitol Square

    Group: Downtown Lansing, Inc.
    Contact Name: Cathleen Edgerly
    Phone: 517-485-3357
    Email: cathleen@downtownlansing.org

  • 10/29/2019 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM 

    Detroit Youth Choir Performance

    Group: Guests of the Governor
    Contact Name: Courtney Goddard
    Phone: 517-897-7779
    Email: goddardc2@michigan.gov

  • 10/30/2019 11:00 AM - 01:30 PM 

    Michigan Auto Heritage Day

    Group: MotorCities National Heritage Area
    Contact Name: Tiffany McFarland
    Phone: 313-259-3425
    Email: tmcfarland@motorcities.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

  • 11/07/2019 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM 

    Honoring Michigan's Veterans

    Group: Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency
    Contact Name: Fred Schaible
    Phone: 517-284-5239
    Email: schaiblef@michigan.gov

  • 11/08/2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM 

    136th Trooper Recruit School Class Photo

    Group: Michigan State Police
    Contact Name: Kim Szczepaniak
    Phone: 269-397-0574
    Email: szczepaniakk@michigan.gov

  • 11/20/2019 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM 

    24th Motor Carrier Office Recruit School Class Photo

    Group: Michigan State Police
    Contact Name: Kim Szczepaniak
    Phone: 269-397-0574
    Email: szczepaniakk@michigan.gov

  • 11/20/2019 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM 

    Free Mom Hugs Rally for Equality

    Group: Free Mom Hugs - Michigan
    Contact Name: Jill Lash
    Phone: 630-841-9900
    Email: jill.lash@mi.freemomhugs.org

  • 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

December - 2019
  • 12/03/2019 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Legislator Hospitality Luncheon

    Group: Michigan Conservative Energy Forum
    Contact Name: Ed Rivet
    Phone: 517-230-4661
    Email: erivet@micef.org

  • 12/04/2019 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

  • 12/10/2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

    Coalition to Keep Michigan Warm

    Group: Coalition to Keep Michigan Warm
    Contact Name: Monica Martinez
    Phone: 517-281-3526
    Email: monica@rubenstrategy.com

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

  • 01/29/2020 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM 

    National School Choice Week Celebration of Students

    Group: School Choice Event Services
    Contact Name: Sarah Vanderbilt
    Phone: 517-999-4430
    Email: svanderbilt@chaterschools.org

February - 2020
  • 02/05/2020 10:30 AM - 01:30 PM 

    Nurse Family Partnership Advocacy Day

    Group: Nurse Family Partnership
    Contact Name: Amra Dzomba
    Phone: 517-853-1236
    Email: adzomba@acuitasllc.com

  • 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

  • 02/18/2020 11:30 AM - 01:30 PM 

    Michigan Chemistry Council Policy Day

    Group: Michigan Chemistry Council (Lansing, MI)
    Contact Name: John Dulmes
    Phone: 517-372-8898
    Email: john@michiganchemistry.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

  • 03/05/2020 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Michigan Home Care and Hospice Association Legislative Luncheon

    Group: Michigan Association of Home Care
    Contact Name: Joanna Coddington
    Phone: 517.484.8800
    Email: jcoddington@mhsa.com

  • 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

  • 03/17/2020 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM 

    4-H Capitol Experience Reception

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

  • 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

  • 03/19/2020 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Eastern Michigan University Legislative Day

    Group: Eastern Michigan University
    Contact Name: Chartice Hobbs
    Phone: 734.487.7048
    Email: chobbs1@emich.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

  • 04/15/2020 04:30 PM - 08:00 PM 

    Crime Victims Rights Vigil

    Group: Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan
    Contact Name: KC Steckelberg
    Phone: 517-256-3167
    Email: kcs@michiganprosecutor.org

  • 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:

  • 04/21/2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

    Prevention Awareness Day

    Group: Children's Trust Fund, Prevention Awareness
    Contact Name: Emily Schuster-Wachsberger
    Phone: 517-335-0671
    Email: wachsbergere@michigan.gov

  • 04/21/2020 09:30 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Central Michigan University - Posters at the Capitol

    Group: Central Michigan University
    Contact Name: Angie Armstrong
    Phone: 989-774-3871
    Email: messe1am@cmich.edu

  • 04/22/2020 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

  • 04/23/2020 08:00 AM - 11:00 AM 

    Governor's Fitness Awards

    Group: Michigan Fitness Foundation
    Contact Name: Soo Karber
    Phone: 517-908-3878
    Email: skarber@michiganfitness.org

  • 04/28/2020 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM 

    Alzheimer's Association Advocacy Day

    Group: Alzheimer's Association
    Contact Name: Matt Phelan
    Phone: 517-376-4280
    Email: mplelan@alz.org

  • 04/29/2020 08:30 AM - 02:00 PM 

    Career & Technical Education Showcase

    Group: CEPD Directors of Michigan
    Contact Name: Joyce McCoy
    Phone: 989-358-5026
    Email: mccoyj@alpenaschools.com

  • 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
  • 05/01/2020 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM 

    Spring Music Program

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

  • 05/02/2020 11:00 AM - 01:30 PM 

    Run for the Son

    Group: Run for the Son
    Contact Name: Rick Sanford
    Phone: 517-281-6501
    Email: sandford@msu.edu

  • 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

  • 05/08/2020 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM 

    Spring Music Program

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

  • 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

  • 05/12/2020 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM 

    PACE Legislative Day

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

  • 05/12/2020 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

  • 05/13/2020 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:

  • 05/15/2020 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM 

    Spring Music Program

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

  • 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

  • 05/20/2020 03:00 PM - 05:00 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

  • 05/21/2020 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

  • 05/22/2020 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM 

    Spring Music Program

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

  • 05/26/2020 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM 

    Spring Music Program

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

  • 05/28/2020 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM 

    Spring Music Program

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

  • 05/28/2020 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM 

    Spring Music Program

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

  • 05/29/2020 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM 

    Spring Music Program

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

  • 05/30/2020 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM 

    Faith in Action - The Living Rosary

    Group: Knights of Columbus - (Lansing,MI)
    Contact Name: Mark Stenske
    Phone: 517-614-9537
    Email: charityb4all@gmail.com

June - 2020
  • 06/03/2020 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM 

    Choir Therapy Awareness Week

    Group: The Therapy Choirs of Michigan
    Contact Name: Teresa Bowers
    Phone: 248-478-4779
    Email: tdb33302@gmail.com

  • 06/03/2020 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM 

    ABATE

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

  • 06/04/2020 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

  • 06/05/2020 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM 

    Special Friday

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

  • 06/10/2020 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

  • 06/24/2020 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

  • 06/25/2020 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

July - 2020
  • 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

September - 2020
  • 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

  • 09/23/2020 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM 

    Michigan Trails Legislative Day & Award Ceremony

    Group: Michigan Trails & Greenways Alliance
    Contact Name: Bob Wilson
    Phone: 517-896-9443
    Email: bob@michigantrails.org

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