Leavenworth Festivals & Events

Nestled in the foothills of the beautiful Cascade Mountains Leavenworth is truly picturesque, but it's charm and allure go far beyond location. From bird watching in April to beer drinking in October, from Ice sculpting in January to viewing a Leavenworth Summer Theater show in June there is a festival or event for every member of the family.

Special Olympics Winter Games -in Leavenworth March 3, 2018

Special Olympics Winter Games -in Leavenworth March 3, 2018

This is large a winter competition for athletes from all over Washington state. Event is in Wenatchee on March 2 and 4th.
Location: Wenatchee/Leavenworth
Bakke Cup,  March 4, 2018

Bakke Cup, March 4, 2018

This is the first ski competition of the year and it takes place at our local Leavenworth Ski Hill. The events include both downhill and cross country races as well as ski jumping!
Location: Leavenworth Ski Hill
Phone: 509-548-5477
Vox Docs Film Festival,  March 16-17, 2018

Vox Docs Film Festival, March 16-17, 2018

A local film festival that features award-winning documentaries and films from all over the world. This is your chance to view films that have been dubbed "Best of Festival" and "Best of the Year"!
Location: Snowy Owl Theater___7409 Icicle Road, Leavenworth, WA 98826
O`Grady`s St. Paddy`s Day 5K,  March 17, 2018

O`Grady`s St. Paddy`s Day 5K, March 17, 2018

This festive race takes place at the Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort. You can stop in at O`Grady`s Pantry for refreshments after your run.
Location: Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort___7375 Icicle Road Leavenworth, WA 98826
Spring Sensations -The Month of April 2018

Spring Sensations -The Month of April 2018

To celebrate our love of locally grown pears many restaurants, shops and wineries are offering specialty pear entrees and drinks for an entire month! To view the pear map and patronize these businesses please visit the website below.
Taste Leavenworth,  April 7-8, 2018

Taste Leavenworth, April 7-8, 2018

The title explains it all! We want you to visit our numerous eateries and sample the delicious local fare. With live music in the background and a scrumptious snack in front of you it`s a great way to spend a Spring day...or two!
Location: Downtown Leavenworth
Leavenworth Film Festival -April 13-14, 2018

Leavenworth Film Festival -April 13-14, 2018

This is an annual film festival that features short films by artists at the international, national and even local level. Happening in the Leavenworth Festhalle it is right in town so you can step out for a delicious meal or a beer in between showings!
Location: Leavenworth Festhall
Leavenworth Ale Fest -April 20-21, 2018

Leavenworth Ale Fest -April 20-21, 2018

To celebrate our love of beer we invite many micro breweries to our town to show off their best ales. This is a wonderful time for the true connoisseurs to sample without the crowds that Oktoberfest attracts, but with some delicious fare and great music to sip to.
Apple Blossom Festival,  April 26 - May 6, 2018

Apple Blossom Festival, April 26 - May 6, 2018

This nearly 100 year old festival is one of the oldest and largest in the state! It lasts for 11 days and includes: a carnival, golf tournament, food fair, Classy Chassis, entertainment, youth parade, youth day, Art 4 Kidz, Arts and Crafts Fair and a Grand Parade.
Location: Wenatchee, Washington
Art in the Park,  May 4 - October 21, 2018

Art in the Park, May 4 - October 21, 2018

Throughout summer you can visit our outdoor show of all things art. Located downtown you can take a break from the shops and stroll through many art displays from local artists. From photography to pottery this one is not to be missed!
Location: Downtown Leavenworth
Leavenworth Rockfest,  May 5-6, 2018

Leavenworth Rockfest, May 5-6, 2018

This two day event will include Der Klettergarten (Boulder Competition), Climbing Clinics, Icicle Canyon Cleanup, Stewardship Projects, Campground Climber Competition, Official Central Cascade Premiere of "Uncharted Lines" a film by Alex Kahn & Paul Robinson and much more. Headquarters are at Fromm`s Field off Wilson Street. Pre-register at www.leavenworthrockfest.com
Location: Leavenworth -12500 Wilson Street Leavenworth 98826
Maifest,  May 11-13, 2018

Maifest, May 11-13, 2018

If you want to see true Bavarian tradition this festival is for you! Men in trachten and women in dirndl`s dancing around the towering Maipole will not disappoint! You can also enjoy the beautifully landscaped downtown area in full Spring bloom!
Leavenworth Spring Bird Festival,   May 17-20, 2018

Leavenworth Spring Bird Festival, May 17-20, 2018

Whether you`re an amateur or expert bird watcher you`re sure to enjoy the melodies and shows all the Northwest birds put on during their mating season. Set to the backdrop of Spring flowers you can go on a hike or guided tour to experience the true delight of Nature.
Leavenworth Spring Wine Walk,  June 2, 2018

Leavenworth Spring Wine Walk, June 2, 2018

Take a walk through our downtown area and enjoy touring the many shops while sampling some regional wines.
Location: Downtown Leavenworth
Bavarian Bike and Brews Festival,  June 2, 2018

Bavarian Bike and Brews Festival, June 2, 2018

Celebrating it`s almost 20th year this mountain bike race does not disappoint! Whether you have come to compete or spectate you will enjoy the beautiful mountain scene and of course a cold beer to go with it!
Location: Freund Canyon (1.5 Miles from downtown Leavenworth)
Leavenworth Accordion Celebration,  June 21-24, 2018

Leavenworth Accordion Celebration, June 21-24, 2018

This is your chance to take a lesson, watch an accordion competition or just take in some impressive performances!
Leavenworth Summer Theater,  July - September, 2018

Leavenworth Summer Theater, July - September, 2018

One of our greatest attractions the outdoor performances of these talented actors will delight you! Set in the foothills of the surrounding mountains the shows will transport you to another place and time. For this summer the plays are: The Sound of Music, My Fair Lady and Little Women. For more information on dates and tickets please visit the Leavenworth Summer Theater website.
Location: Multiple Locations in Leavenworth
Kinderfest, July 4, 2018

Kinderfest, July 4, 2018

One for the kids! A happy kid is a happy vacation and this festival will leave your little ones smiling and create memories for the whole family. It includes games, snacks, bouncy houses, face painting, crafts and more! View our Family Friendly properties available.
Chelan County Fair,  September 6-9, 2018

Chelan County Fair, September 6-9, 2018

This is your traditional county fair complete with a rodeo, musical entertainment, animal exhibits, commercial exhibits, many food and beverage booths and of course a carnival!
Location: Cashmere, Washington
Leavenworth Fall Wine Walk,  September 8, 2018

Leavenworth Fall Wine Walk, September 8, 2018

In case you missed the wine walk in June we`re doing it again! Join us for some shopping and sampling downtown!
Location: Downtown Leavenworth
Salmon Festival,  September 20-22, 2018

Salmon Festival, September 20-22, 2018

Taking place at the Leavenworth Fish Hatchery this is a great place to bring the family. There are many exhibits about all different parts of nature as well as a large area dedicated to the culture of local Native American tribes. There are food and beverage booths so you can spend the whole day!
Location: Leavenworth Fish Hatchery
Autumn Leaf Festival,  September 29-30, 2018

Autumn Leaf Festival, September 29-30, 2018

Celebrate the changing of the colors with live entertainment, food booths and our largest parade of the year! Of course the real show stopper is the vibrant Fall colors as far as the eye can see!
Oktoberfest,  October 5-6, 12-13 and 19-20, 2018

Oktoberfest, October 5-6, 12-13 and 19-20, 2018

Possibly our most well-known festival, Oktoberfest offers a variety of Polka music, traditional German fare, dancing and of course beer! This festival takes place at our Festhalle and the surrounding area. There are food and drink tents, shopping booths and lots of people sporting their best Bavarian wear. It`s one big party! Rental Properties within walking distance.
Bavarian Boondockers Snowfest,  November 17, 2018

Bavarian Boondockers Snowfest, November 17, 2018

The Bavarian Boondockers are a local snowmobile club that put on a day of fun at the Leavenworth Festhalle to raise funds for their cause.
Location: Leavenworth Festhall
Chriskindlmarkt,  November 23-25, 2018

Chriskindlmarkt, November 23-25, 2018

This market is the perfect place to begin your holiday shopping. From popular to hand-made items you`re sure to find something for a loved one! In addition to shopping there is a fun lantern parade on Saturday for kids as well as delicious food and music for everyone!
Christmas Lighting Festival,  November 30 - December 2,  7-9 and 14-16, 2018

Christmas Lighting Festival, November 30 - December 2, 7-9 and 14-16, 2018

Come and enjoy the ceremonial lighting of our downtown area and experience the magic of Christmas! There are food and drink booths, live music, Santa and Mrs. Claus with their winter friends, and of course millions of gorgeous lights for your viewing pleasure! Leavenworth was voted one of the top 10 Christmas towns in the U.S. and once you see our Lighting Festival you will agree!
Timbrrr! Music Festival,  TBD 2019

Timbrrr! Music Festival, TBD 2019

This annual music festival is one of Leavenworth`s best. Join us at the Leavenworth Festhalle to enjoy some fantastic bands and musical performances. Get out of the snow and dance, it is the perfect way to warm yourself up!
Location: Leavenworth Festhall
Chicks on Sticks Race, TBD 2019

Chicks on Sticks Race, TBD 2019

This cross country ski race is for the ladies! It is an 8K race that takes place at our Hatchery Track on Icicle Road. All proceeds go to The Wellness Place for breast cancer research. It`s a great time for a great cause!
Location: Leavenworth Fish Hatchery
Phone: 509-548-5477
Wenatchee River Festival, TBD 2019

Wenatchee River Festival, TBD 2019

This water sport festival is held annually at the Riverside Park in Cashmere, WA. A short 15 minute drive from Leavenworth you will find water races, freestyle events and tutorials. Whether you kayak, raft, paddle board or boogie board there is something for every water-lover! On dry land there is a dutch-oven cook off and a kid`s zone, it`s a great event for the entire family and even Fido. Bring along your family pet and stay in one of our Pet Friendly properties.
Location: Cashmere Washington
Wenatchee Bluegrass Festival,  TBD 2019

Wenatchee Bluegrass Festival, TBD 2019

An outdoor concert held in Cashmere at the Chelan County Expo Center. There are instrument workshops, camping, band scramble and food booth.
Location: Cashmere Washington
Founder`s Day Festival in Cashmere, TBD 2019

Founder`s Day Festival in Cashmere, TBD 2019

Our neighbor to the East, Cashmere, holds an annual celebration that includes parades, children`s activities, craft booths and plenty of delicious food and drink!
Location: Cashmere, Washington
Annual Icicle Creek Chamber Music Festival,  TBD 2019

Annual Icicle Creek Chamber Music Festival, TBD 2019

This year marks the 24th for this wonderful festival that celebrates music from around the world. Both students and faculty will be performing.
Location: Icicle Creek Center for the Arts 7409 Icicle Road, Leavenworth, WA 98826

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