Activities & Attractions
Uncover and experience the depth of activities and attractions in Centralia. From the tempting shops and captivating cultural performances to exploring historic homesteads and wilderness trails, come get to know our energetic and colorful community.
Centralia Factory Outlets
Shoppers flock to this outlet mall offering great deals on name-brand products. Stores at the Outlets include Bath & Body Works, Coach, Eddie Bauer, Gap, Helly Hansen, Lane Bryant, Nike Clearance Store, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Quiksilver, Van Heusen and many others.
Centralia Timberland Regional Library
The Centralia Timberland Library is a partnership between the city and the Timberland Regional Library.
Centralia Train Depot
Built-in 1912, this beautiful depot has continued to serve the City of Centralia as a transportation center, meeting place and as a historic landmark.
For over 50 years, the Evergreen Playhouse has been entertaining audiences in Centralia. Enhancing the cultural scene in Centralia, the Playhouse is known for their exceptional performances throughout the year. Past performances include the Wizard of Oz, Aladdin, Oklahoma and MacBeth.
Fort Borst Park
Borst Park is Centralia's signature park attracting visitors for a wide variety of activities.
The charming, historic Fox Theatre is a beloved icon in Downtown Centralia. Originally opened in 1930, it was built with approximately 1,200 seats over three seating levels. Currently, the Fox is undergoing a complete restoration back to its glorious 1930 appearance. Upon completion, the Fox will be a model of the art deco period and has plans to take its place as a state of the art performing arts center. While improvements take place, the Fox Theatre hosts events during the year.
Historic Downtown Centralia
The Downtown Centralia Historic District is at the heart of the community offering a vibrant and artsy energy. Sip on a cup of coffee in a local coffee shop, browse the endless array of antique and boutique shops, or simply enjoy the dining and people watching. Historic Downtown shops and galleries feature a unique mix of locally-owned establishments offering specialized items such as handmade jewelry, beautiful handcrafted furniture, homemade chocolates and seemingly endless antique stores.
Historic Lewis County Farmers Market
Find it fresh at the market! Peruse this seasonal market on Fridays for farm fresh local produce, fresh fruit and veggies from the Yakima Valley. Find veggie and flower starts as well as beautiful perennials and annuals, sedums, shrubs for your garden. The market offers freshly made bakery products and also home décor pieces including potpourri, wreaths, bird houses, rustic furniture, jewelry and handcrafts.
Beautifully hand-painted murals are found throughout historic downtown Centralia.
Rotary Riverside Park & Fuller’s Twin City Skate Park
This popular waterfront community park is located along the banks of the Skookumchuck River.
Seminary Hill Natural Area
Take a quiet walk in the woods on Seminary Hill. This large, urban natural area overlooks Centralia and the Chehalis and Skookumchuck River Valleys.