Your Leavenworth Adventure Awaits!
Come for a week
, we have so much to see and do! Grab
some family fun on our world class putting course
(complete with goats), at our local farm stands and
petting zoo, on the river tubing or paddle boarding, or
taking an easy scenic hike up Icicle Gorge. Your kids will
There is no shortage of tasty things to cool you down this
summer. Tickle your taste buds with a chilled glass of
wine from our numerous
award-winning wineries. Our breweries are happy to quench
your thirst with a frosty beer, or if you are looking for
fresh squeezed juices, smoothies, or handcrafted gelato we
can satisfy that craving!
Walk our downtown to find treasures, pleasures and great
food. Grab a ticket to one of our renowned outdoor summer
theater performances. Jump outside of town and let the
endless sunshine recharge your batteries. Hike, bike,
golf, horseback ride, river raft, go zip lining, fish, or
rock climb. Come visit, you'll be glad you did!
As part of the King 5 Evening
Best of the NW competition Leavenworth, Washington
SHINED throughout all of the Pacific NW. We were voted, by
the viewers of King 5 as the absolute BEST in 14 categories!
Apres Adventure Beer-Icicle Brewing
Mom & Pops Grocery-Dan's Market
Small Celebrations-Christmas Lighting
Train Ride-Leavenworth Snow Train
Place for a Party-Leavenworth Oktoberfest
Vacation Rental- Riverside Vacation Homes
Fishing Guide-NW Flyfishing Academy
Horseback Outfitter-Icicle Outfitters
Rock Climbing-Icicle Creek
White Water Rafting-Leavenworth Outfitters
Icicle Creek Center for the Arts Chamber Music Festival
Festival Concert Schedule
July 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 & 16 @7PM
the 22nd annual Icicle Creek International Chamber Music
Festival! Come early, stay late, spend the weekend, and
enjoy the unforgettable musical experiences and the
breathtaking beauty of the Cascade Mountains. We invite you
to join us for inspired works by the world's most beloved
composers, performed by world-class artists in an intimate,
stunning, and acoustically perfect setting. Click for
tickets and information on the great productions at
Icicle Creek Center for the Arts.
A Nutcracker Day in Leavenworth
11:00AM- 5:00 PM
Open house at the Nutcracker
Museum! Tour the Nutcracker Museum, learn about the
history of nutcrackers, crack nuts with a variety of
tools, have your picture taken with Karl, receive a free
museum poster for each family and enter a drawing for a
German nutcracker. Find the 16 pictures of Karl in the
Sonnenschein & win a pin! Free!
11:00 AM-3:00 PM
Each year our Bavarian village celebrates Independence
Day with Kinderfest, a free event packed with fun for
the whole family! This year your kiddos can enjoy: Games
with Prizes, Free Balloons, Cotton Candy, Snowcones,
Popcorn, Bouncy House, Water Features, Crafts, Bike
Parade, "Touch a Truck", Face
Painting, and a Cupcake Walk!
Don't miss this fun day!
July 9 at 10:00 AM
This historical "town" tour runs about 1-2 hours and is a
gentle mostly flat surfaced walk. Get out your walking shoes
and join us! Leavenworth is so rich in history and you will
learn our fascinating story of our area before the 1960's.
us at the Upper
Valley Museum! The fee is $3. To find out more, visit uppervalleymuseum.org.
Ghost Bears: The Elusive North Cascades Grizzly
July 17-July 23
Embark on an amazing backpacking adventure with expert
wildlife biologists Bill Gaines, Andrea Lyons, Aja Woodrow,
and James Begley as you venture into stunning mountain
scenery in search of "ghost bears." This incredible in-depth
experiential learning experience with Wenatchee River
Institute will include the latest research techniques,
biology and ecology of rare carnivores, and the recovery and
conservation of endangered species. Come join the quest to
secure credible evidence that the North Cascades grizzly
bear still roams these rugged mountains and support
the Cascade Carnivore Connectivity Project. For
more information click
July (All Month Long)
Waldo, Man About Town, can be seen by the alert and
astute in businesses throughout Leavenworth during the
month of July. Pick up your FIND WALDO LOCAL Passport
at A Book for All Seasons
and get ready to go find Waldo.
The hunt starts July 1! Buttons,
coupons, and prizes, oh my!
Fun for kids all month long -- culminating in a
Waldo-bration on the bookstore's treehouse porch...
with an elusive yet colorful special guest...Let's
Leavenworth Summer Theater
Fantastic summer musicals! Live, outdoors, under the
stars: "The Sound of Music" - Ski Hill Amphitheater, "Singin'
in the Rain" - Hatchery Park Stage, "Beauty and the Beast"
- downtown Festhalle Theater. Tickets $14, $25, $32 and
can be bought at the Summer Box Office at Icicle Village
Resort or online at leavenworthsummertheater.org
Leavenworth Community Farmers Market
Thursdays from 4:00-8:00 PM
Come and enjoy our weekly farmers market in Lion's Club
Park for fresh
local produce, live music, and locally made food. Meet our
local farmers, artists, chefs, musicians, bakers,
winemakers every Thursday!
Weekly, Thursday- Sunday
9:00 AM-6:00 PM
Founded in 1966, this outdoor art show is sponsored by a
local non-profit organization dedicated to providing
scholarships for art education. Meet the artists and view
their works! Artists can be seen painting, making
jewelry, metal working, and more! They are always happy to
answer questions or provide art-related information. Find
the artist displays in
Summer Entertainment at the Gazebo
Leavenworth has a great tradition of showcasing
some amazing talent and entertainers performing
German music such as Alpen Folk, Bonnie Birch
Trio, Kerry Christensen, Max Kyllonen, and Frank
Calapristi. Tap your toes, dance the polka and
sing along! Click
here for a summer calendar of performances at
Summer Recreation is Hot!
Leavenworth has what you are looking for! Want to cool off?
Take a rafting or tubing trip down the river. Have you been
wanting to try your hand at paddle boarding? We have experts
who can make that experience happen for you! Time to immerse
yourself in nature? Spend the day in the mountains hiking,
biking, climbing or bouldering.
the endless trail system in and around Leavenworth, we have
some of the best fishing around! Perhaps you'd like to hit
the fairway? We've got the most beautiful courses under
clear blue skies. Even horse lovers can mosey along on a fun
trail ride through the woods. We've got it all here; all for