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.

Activities and entertainment abound in the month of January. The lights are still up keeping things festive and each weekend features an assortment of entertainment from ice carving to the only fireworks show of the year on MLK Jr. weekend.
Location: Downtown Leavenworth

This 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 – October, 2024

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

If you want to see true Bavarian tradition this festival is for you! Men in lederhosen 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! Check the calendar for Maifest events happening on weekends throughout the month of May.
Location: Downtown Leavenworth

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. Registration for guided walks begins in April and spots fill up fast!

Taste the local bounty of the season, listen to music and participate in crafts at our farmer`s market. Visit the market on Thursdays from June to October.
Location: 330 Evans St. Leavenworth WA 98826

This is your chance to take a lesson, watch an accordion competition or just take in some impressive performances!
Location: Downtown Leavenworth

Motorcyclists take over Plain for a weekend of clinics, group rides, gear demos, and more!
Location: Plain, WA

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. LST produces two rotating plays each season in addition to their annual production of The Sound of Music, which was recently featured in the Washington Post. For more information on dates and tickets please visit the Leavenworth Summer Theater website.
Location: Multiple Locations in Leavenworth

Celebrate the changing of the colors with live entertainment all weekend. Enjoy the Grand Parade on Saturday and stick around for more entertainment on Sunday. Of course, the real show-stopper is the vibrant Fall colors as far as the eye can see!
Location: Downtown Leavenworth

Grab your ledehosen and your beer stein for Leavenworth`s take on the world`s oldest folk festival: Oktoberfest! Dance and drink (responsibly) the night away during three weekends of Bavarian-style fun in October. You can take in the festive atmosphere at all the businesses downtown, but purchasing advance tickets for admission to the Festhalle and Bier Garten is highly recommended.
Location: Downtown Leavenworth

Christmas Lighting Festival First 3 weekends in Dec.

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!
Location: Downtown Leavenworth

Concerts, plays, dance, opera, film and more. Explore the lineup at Icicle Creek.
Location: Icicle Creek Center for the Arts 7409 Icicle Road, Leavenworth, WA 98826



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