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

April - 2020
  • 04/10/2020 11:30 PM - 12:30 PM 

    Stations of the Cross

    Group: Cristo Rey Church
    Contact Name: David Ponce
    Phone: 517-394-4639
    Email: veronicam@chistoreychurch.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 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

  • 05/07/2020 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

  • 05/07/2020 11:00 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

  • 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
    Contact Name: Jenn Dubey
    Phone: 517-999-0681
    Email: jenn@4ami.org

  • 05/13/2020 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM 

    Michigan Association of Broadcasters Legislative Lunch

    Group: Michigan Broadcasters Association
    Contact Name: Mikayla Lier
    Phone: 517-371-1400
    Email: mlier@kelley-cawthorne.com

  • 05/14/2020 10:00 AM - 01:30 PM 

    ISRI Legislative Reception

    Group: ISRI - Michigan
    Contact Name: Matt Sowash
    Phone: 517-372-2560
    Email: matt@mlcmi.com

  • 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

  • 05/19/2020 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

  • 05/20/2020 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

  • 05/20/2020 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 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

    Michigan School Wellness Award Ceremony

    Group: Michigan Department Community Health
    Contact Name: Lonias Gilmore
    Phone: 373-3021
    Email: gilmorel@michigan.gov

  • 05/21/2020 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

  • 05/22/2020 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

  • 05/29/2020 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
  • 06/02/2020 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM 

    Michigan Watershed Legislative Event

    Group: Michigan Sea Grant
    Contact Name: Mary Bohling
    Phone: 313-410-9431
    Email: bohling@msu.edu

  • 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

  • 06/09/2020 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

  • 06/09/2020 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

  • 06/10/2020 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

  • 06/11/2020 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

  • 06/12/2020 04:00 PM - 08:30 PM 

    She is A Veteran: Women Veterans 5k fun run/walk

    Group: Fund For Michigan Jobs
    Contact Name: Erika Hoover
    Phone: 517-230-6090
    Email: HooverE2@michigan.gov

  • 06/12/2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM 

    137th Trooper Recruit School Class Photo

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

  • 06/13/2020 12:30 PM - 01:45 PM 

    Michigan Pride Rally

    Group: Michigan Pride, Inc.
    Contact Name: Tyler Dyke
    Phone: 517-927-3917
    Email: tyler.dyke@gmail.com

  • 06/16/2020 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM 

    Minnesota Boychoir Concert

    Group: Minnesota Boychoir
    Contact Name: Mark Johnson
    Phone: 651-292-3219
    Email: msj@boychoir.org

  • 06/18/2020 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

  • 06/18/2020 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

  • 06/21/2020 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

  • 06/24/2020 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
  • 07/15/2020 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM 

    Michigan Drug Epidemic - Walk Across America

    Group: Deb Cook
    Contact Name: Deb Cook
    Phone: 517-983-9893
    Email: mrsbadblack2@gmail.com

  • 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

  • 07/23/2020 09:00 AM - 02:00 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- 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

  • 08/20/2020 09:00 AM - 02:00 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

September - 2020
  • 09/02/2020 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM 

    DALMAC

    Group: Tri-County Bicycle Association
    Contact Name: Steven Leiby
    Phone: 517-881-4137
    Email: director@dalmac.org

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 09/16/2020 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

  • 09/16/2020 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM 

    Michigan Independent Colleges & Universities Day

    Group: Michigan Independent Colleges & Universities
    Contact Name: Amra Dzomba
    Phone: 517-853-1236
    Email: adzomba@acuitasllc.com

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 09/29/2020 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

  • 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

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

  • 10/01/2020 09:00 AM - 02:00 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 10/10/2020 09:15 AM - 09:45 AM 

    The Patriot Flag

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

  • 10/21/2020 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

  • 10/30/2020 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

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

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

  • 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

  • 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

March - 2021
  • 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

May - 2021
  • 05/12/2021 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

  • 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

  • 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

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