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Nov 01 - Dec 31
Hometown Holidays Events

There is no place like Ellensburg, WA for the holidays! Celebrate Hometown Holidays in our historic Downtown! Ellensburg Downtown Association has planned a whole calendar of festive events guaranteed to add cheer to your season and a smile to your face!

See what the bright lights of the holidays have to offer you and your family in 2017
Nov 23 - Dec 31
Suncadia Winterfest

Suncadia celebrates the season of giving with its annual Winterfest celebration each year, beginning Thanksgiving through the New Year holiday! The annual celebration spreads cheer with traditional holiday activities, specially crafted meals, visits from Santa and much more.
Nov 24
Plaid Friday - Shop Local

Plaid Friday is a national event celebrated each year on the Friday after Thanksgiving, as a way to encourage shoppers to support local businesses as they kick off their holiday shopping. Many of our downtown merchants will be thrilled to see you in their shops, all decked out in plaid. Join us for Plaid Friday to celebrate the diversity and creativity of independent businesses in your
Nov 24
Cookie Scavenger Hunt

As a part of Moments to Remember, held every Friday after Thanksgiving, the Cookie Scavenger Hunt is sponsored by Ellensburg Pet Center. Thanks to Dakota Cafe for supplying our cookies each year.

This fun-filled event, has children and their families to explore downtown Ellensburg while collecting a variety of candies and decorations to create their own,one of a kind, holiday cookie. The hunt begins at 2:00p.m. at Rotary Pavilion on the corner of 4th Avenue and Pearl Street.
Nov 24
Moments to Remember Holiday Bazaar

Moments to Remember is an all-day event and long time local tradition, always taking place on the Friday after Thanksgiving. Come downtown and enjoy a day full of family friendly activities, to kick off the Christmas Season.
Dec 01
Tree of Love Hospice Friends

For those dealing with the loss of a loved one, every day can be a challenge. The healing process is rarely easy, but the weight of the grief can be lifted from time to time. One such time for many is Hospice Friends' annual Tree of Love Ceremony.
Dec 02
Thorp Community Christmas Celebration

Come join the community and Fire District 1 at our Christmas Celebration. In the past there has been a bazaar, chilli cook off, Santa, and much more!
Dec 02
Teddy Bear Tea

The annual Teddy Bear Tea is a family favorite. Come on down to Kelleher Motor Company and join Mrs. Claus for a nice lunch and fancy tea. Craft with our volunteers, listen to stories, watch children dance, and enjoy an afternoon of fun with the family.
Dec 02
Christmas in Cle Elum

Join us Downtown for a variety of events including, tea with Mrs. Claus, Photos with Santa, Parade of Lights, and much more!
Cle Elum
Dec 02
Christmas in Kittitas

Join us in Downtown Kittitas for some holiday cheer. Many activities, including a lit Parade
Dec 07
Winter Girls Night Out

An established favorite, Girls Night Out is sure to bring much-needed pampering and shopping specials to the ladies of Ellensburg. The evening favorites typically include complimentary foot and hand scrubs, massages, henna tattoos, and enticing treats. In case you need another reason to shop, you will be entered to win one of two gift baskets for every $10 spent.
Dec 14
Community Gift Exchange

New this year, the Community Gift Exchange, sponsored by Ellensburg Pasta Company, is bound to be the best family friendly Christmas party of the year. Attendees can enjoy live music, refreshments and a cash bar, pictures with Santa, and a children's activity room sponsored by Fairpoint Communications. There will also be an ugly sweater contest and a community wide gift exchange!
Dec 16
Iron Horse Brewery Tour

Join us for a tour of Iron Horse Brewery. Tickets $10. Includes: custom tour glass & sampler coupon to be redeemed at [the pub].
Dec 24
Santa Visits Roslyn

Free Ice Cream Sundaes. Free Pictures with Santa. Doors open at 6 PM for ice cream sundaes and cookies as we await the arrival of Santa Claus on Rudolf the Red Roslyn Fire Company Fire Truck.
Jan 20
14th Annual Ellensburg WinterHop BrewFest

Join us for the 14th Annual Ellensburg WinterHop BrewFest! Don't miss out on the live music, good company and great brews in 2018. For over 10 years The Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce has invited 1,600 beer lovers to Ellensburg, Washington to sample beer from over 30 + PNW Breweries in 12+ venues in Historic Downtown Ellensburg, Washington.
Jan 27
Jazz, Bites & Sips

Stay tuned for more information on this 2018 event!
Feb 16 - 18
Spirit of the West

Spirit of the West
A Celebration of Music, Poetry and Art in Ellensburg, Washington
Oct 06
Manastash Metric Bike Ride

The 22nd Annual Manastash Metric Century/ Half Century Bicycle Tour

Travel the scenic west side of the valley to Cle Elum and return along the winding Yakima River, or turn off half-way for the alternate 50 kilometer ride. Snacks and sag wagon are provided.

Meeting you at the finish line is a Free BBQ for participants! Guests of all riding participants can enjoy the BBQ for just $10.00!


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