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Explore Year-Round Activities in Leavenworth and Its Surroundings

Leavenworth is a hub of activities all year long, both within the town and its picturesque surroundings. As part of its commitment to enhancing the visitor experience, the downtown core has transformed into a pedestrian-friendly haven, with traffic-free streets that allow for leisurely strolls. Restaurants have embraced this change by offering delightful outdoor dining options right on the streets, and local shops are eager to welcome visitors.

To stay informed about the latest happenings in and around town, the Leavenworth Chamber of Commerce has curated valuable resources from local businesses. Keep your finger on the pulse of what's unfolding in this charming Bavarian village.

Pick your Park!

Leavenworth has some wonderful recreational areas with all sorts of fun activities. We’ve got skate parks, pump tracks, snowy hills, waterfront swimming holes, picnic areas, ball fields...explore your options here.

Aspen Leaf Day Spa

A day spa on the grounds of Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort offers massage, body treatments-scrubs, wraps, facials, couple's treatments and microdermabrasion in a relaxed, natural setting.

Alpine Spa, at Icicle Village Resort

Massage- services for two, couples suites, Swedish, deep tissue/sport, facials, manicures, pedicures, waxing, body treatments- scrubs & wraps.

Arts and Theater

Leavenworth stages a feast for your eyes, ears, and mind all year ’round. The hills are alive every summer with the Leavenworth Summer Theater. World-class 

artists meet with a world-class venue at the new Snowy Owl Theater at Icicle Creek Center for the Arts. Stroll through downtown galleries.

Uncork the fun!

Recognized as the oldest winery in town with two tasting destinations, one in downtown Leavenworth and one on the original site of Eagle Creek winery, they share a unique and personalized tasting experience with guests.

Silvara Cellars hilltop winery is located just outside of Leavenworth, WA. Enjoy the sweeping views of the Cascade foothills and the gorgeous woodlands while sipping their hand-crafted, Bordeaux-style wines.

Seasonal Events

Winter Karneval

in January

Leavenworth’s Winter Karneval honors a German tradition dating back to the thirteenth century, commonly referred to as ‘Fasching’. Expect to see a blend of familiar activities, like ice carving and fireworks, along with new entertainment that will be spread throughout January, making Leavenworth the perfect winter destination all month long.  Visit leavenworth.org/winter...

Love from Leavenworth

 in February

The town lights are still on every night with a fun Valentine’s twist. Snow is on the ground and town is awaiting your arrival. Come visit!

There are ways to show a little love all month long with fun live entertainment, daily prize giveaways in a Love from Leavenworth contest, with a grand prize package given away at the very end, and special packages and promotions around town all month long.  Visit leavenworth.org/lovefr...


in May

Traditional Maifest has been happening in Leavenworth since 1971! Enjoy the entertainment of Maipole dancing, Bavarian music, the annual Festzug (or Grand March) where town folk dress in their Bavarian best to welcome you to town. Visit leavenworth.org/maifes...

Oktoberfest in Leavenworth

in October

Oktoberfest in Leavenworth is the next best thing to being in Münich, and fall is full of festivals, beautiful foliage, food, harvest, wine, shopping, and so much more. Grab your best Trachten (traditional Bavarian garments) and make plans to visit, Prost!

Learn more about Oktoberfest in Leavenworth at leavenworth.org/Oktoberfest.

Village of Lights

in December

Enjoy Christmastown in Leavenworth celebrating the eyepopping display of over half a million lights, festive concerts and entertainment, holiday characters for photo ops, strolling carolers, kids’ activities, and roasting chestnuts! Visit Leavenworth Village of Lights for more information.