Join the Yelm Area Chamber of Commerce for Prairie Days Parade 2016 – Carnival Rio!

Family fun and creativity is what inspired the Yelm Prairie Days Parade 2016 theme – Carnival Rio. Deck your floats with tropical birds, flowers and anything truly outrageous. Put on a carnival mask and wear your favorite feathers. Don’t hold back! Festival and carnival, laughter and delight, that’s Carnival Rio.  Let’s shine together as a community and enjoy this fun, convivial and merry event for the entire family.

Parade Registration Form



The Yelm Area Chamber of Commerce proudly serves parts of Thurston & Pierce County. We are located just 17 miles east of Olympia and 25 miles south of Tacoma.

Benefits of Chamber Membership for Businesses and Organizations

An investment in the Chamber is a simple, inexpensive way for you to increase your local visibility and marketing efforts to develop business relationships that produce more opportunities for sales. Membership is the pivotal component for success-join and see the difference the Yelm Area Chamber of Commerce can make in your business. Visit the member list to find goods and services, or make connections to help grow your business.

Information for Visitors and New Residents

New to the area? Welcome! Let us be your first stop in finding your way around your new city. Stop in and grab a business directory and area map. Connect with others in your new town by visiting our events page. If you’d like your event listed on our calendar, contact our office at 360-458-6608.

The Mission of the Yelm Area Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber of Commerce supports our local businesses by promoting economic development, community involvement, and government connectivity. Our office is located at 138 Prairie Park Lane, next to Casa Mia in Yelm.