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Let Central Washington Color entertain you at its festivals and fairs, on its stages, and at its sporting events. From Memorial Day parades to fishing derbies, Roundups to Farmers Markets, Triathlons to Car Shows, we provide a wide spectrum of adventure, culture, fun, and flavor for the whole family!

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Jul 13
Roslyn AARF Doggie & Troll Olympics

Roslyn AARF Doggie & Troll Olympics at Runje Field
(Roslyn City Park) 9:30AM registration
Jul 20
Croatian Picnic

Croatian Picnic at Runje Field in Roslyn City Park - Saturday, July 20th - 12pm
Jul 26 - 28
Jazz in the Valley

The 21st edition of the Jazz in the Valley Festival is a celebration of jazz for our community and our guests in Historic Downtown Ellensburg. We offer affordable, entertaining, intimate performances of the highest artistic merit.

Get your soul back with 25 shows at 8 intimate venues showcasing a spectacular line-up of the most diverse musicians the Northwest has to offer. Enjoy premium Northwest wine tasting, local microbrews, and great speciality dining.

This is an annual opportunity for all ages to participate and have fun together!

Starts Fri, @ 8am
Jul 27 - 29
Roslyn Moosefest

Roslyn Moosefest at the Roslyn Cafe

Where fans of television show "Northern Exposure" gather

The site is currently being remodeled and it should be updated shortly.
Aug 02 - 03
Celebration of Art Festival

Come celebrate the arts during the 2019 Roslyn Art Festival on August 2nd and 3rd. In addition to the many different types of art on display, you can look forward to a Friday night street dance, a Saturday wine reception, and "try-it" stations that enable anyone to exercise their inner artist!
Aug 02
Kittitas County Fire District 1 Car and Bike Show

3RD Annual Car and Bike Show at Kittitas County Fire District 1, Station 11. All proceeds will go to help childern in the community. Just like last year there will be mutliple classes as well as a best of class, 2nd place and 3rd place awards. This year there will be limited number of tshirts to buy for the event. There will be food venders and many other venders as well as music. The show will start at 9am and run till 1pm.
Aug 10
Kruisin' Kittitas Car Show

18th Annual - Main St. Kittitas, WA




Cle Elum
Aug 17
23rd Annual Cruise Cle Elum Car and Motorcycle Show

Cruise Cle Elum Car and Motorcycle Show
Cruise Cle Elum is all about FUN. Brought to you by the Rotary Club of Upper Kittitas County all proceeds help support local youth and community projects.

Starts @ 10am
Cle Elum
Aug 17
Ellensburg Rodeo Kick-Off Breakfast

Saturday, August 17, 2019
7:00 am - 10:00 am

Downtown Ellensburg

Join the Ellensburg Rotary Cowboys for the 95th Kittitas County Fair & Ellensburg Rodeo Kick Off Breakfast in Wells Fargo Drive through. Come on downtown and kick-off Fair and Rodeo weekend with a pancake feed. Don't forget to come dressed in your western gear! Rodeo buttons can be bought for $1 at the Kittitas County Chamber Office.

There will be the Littlest Cowgirl & Cowboy Contest, music and other surprises. 4-H Club Members, Top Hands and other groups will be on hand to help out. Breakfast is followed by the Annual Kids Parade, put on by the City's Parks and Recreation Department.

Aug 17
AARF Nibbles & Sips

ARRF provides spay/neuter vouchers for low income pet owners, adoption services, a pet food bank with Hopesource, help with reuniting lost and found pets, fostering and humane education. Until every pet has a home!
Cle Elum
Aug 24 - 25
Courage Classic Bicycle Tour

173 mile bike ride over 3 passes - Blewett Pass
Snoqualmie Pass
Aug 28
Hoedown in the Downtown

Join the Ellensburg Downtown Association as we help kick of the Ellensburg Rodeo and Kittitas County Fair weekend with the 8th Annual Hoedown in the Downtown.

Join hundred of locals and visitors at 7:00 pm in the Rotary Pavilion, downtown at the corner of 4th and Pearl. FREE for all ages!

Starts @ 7pm -- For More Information Call 509-925-2002
Aug 29 - Sep 02
Kittitas County Fair

The Kittitas County Fair, first organized in 1885, is held every Labor Day weekend, and coincides with the Ellensburg Rodeo. It's a traditional fair, with lots of emphasis on agriculture, livestock, homemade goods, entertainment and rides.

Learn More at their Website
Aug 29
Rockin' the Arena

Kick off your Ellensburg Rodeo weekend with some family-friendly dancing in the dirt at Rockin' the Arena!

Featuring performances by: Russell Dickerson and Whey Jennings. Click here for a song sample!

Show starts at 8pm!


Aug 30 - Sep 04
Northwest Reined Cow Horse Show

Northwest Reined Cow Horse Show - Day in the Park Futurity and Show

The 2019 NWRCHA Day in the Park Futurity and Horse Show is in Cle Elum, at the Washington State Horse Park.

Cle Elum
Aug 30 - Sep 02
Ellensburg Rodeo

Labor Day Weekend
August 30 - September 2nd, 2019

Come out and join us for one of the top 10 rodeos in America, voted by YOU!!

The 2019 Ellensburg Rodeo will be one of the best years yet.

Friday August 30th Rodeo @ 6:45pm: Patriot Night followed by Bullfighters Only.

Saturday August 31st Rodeo @ 12:45pm - PRCA Xtreme Bulls Tour Finale @ 8:00pm

Sunday September 1st Rodeo @ 11:45am: TOUGH ENOUGH TO WEAR PINK Day

Monday September 2nd Rodeo Finale @11:45am

Read more on their Facebook page.
Aug 31 - Sep 02
High Country Logging Show

Labor Day Weekend is one of the busiest weekends of the year in upper Kittitas County. On Saturday, the two day High Country Log Show starts at 1pm, providing a weekend of entertaining logging competitions.
Sep 01
Roslyn Coal Miners Day Festival

The annual event pays tribute to those miners (and their families) who forged Roslyn's rich history. In past years, the city hosted festivities that included music, vendors, a beer garden, food, games, a soap box derby, a logging show, and more!

Located in Downtown Roslyn
Sep 14 - 15
Early Iron Club Annual Threshing Bee, and Antique Equipment Show

Always Two Weeks After Labor Day Weekend!

2019 Show will be at Anderson Hay and Grain
907 Anderson Road, Ellensburg, WA

2019 Show featured tractor is John Deere!
Sep 20 - 24
CWU Wildcat Welcome

Wildcat Welcome Weekend is a mandatory event for all first-year students and will help you feel at home at Central. You will connect with other students, become familiar with campus and get acquainted with the many resources available to you.
Sep 21
Paint Ellensburg

Gallery One will hold a day of arts that includes our signature Paint Ellensburg art auction with food, friends and wine; a walking historic tour of downtown Ellensburg; and free art demonstrations. Celebrate our community, buy some art and support Gallery One!

Starts @ 4:30pm - To purchase tickets you can call: 509-925-2670

Dinner and Auction -- Honoring Mary Frances Dondelinger
Sep 21 - 22
Equestrians Institute Horse Trail

Equestrians Institute Horse Trail at Washington State Horse Park

1202 Douglas Munro Blvd. Cle Elum

Cle Elum
Sep 24
Bite of the Burg

Some Ellensburg restaurants and businesses will be welcoming Central Washington University students back with the 'Bite of the Burg,' set for Tuesday, from 2-5 p.m.
Sep 27 - 28
Buskers in the Burg

Busker Performances

The streets of downtown Ellensburg will be filled with performers! Vote for your favorite busker act and listen to the winners perform at the 21+ Busker Beer Bash that evening. For a list of buskers and locations, visit the Performers page.

Interested in busking at this year's
festival? Click here.

Starts @ 7pm!

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