Community Events

Leavenworth Maifest

Friday, May 12, 2017 to Sunday, May 14, 2017

Maifest is a German tradition dating back to the 10th century, when villagers would gather to celebrate the arrival of spring by planting flowers, playing music and games, and raising a “maipole” in the local square. The pole would be decorated with sausages, cakes, flowers, and ribbons, and villagers believed that dancing around it would bring good luck and wealth to the village. (Leavenworth COC) For more Information click Here.

 

Washington State Autumn Leaf Festival

Friday, September 22, 2017 to Sunday, September 24, 2017

Founded in 1964 Leavenworth’s Autumn Leaf Festival celebrates the turning colors of the Autumn Leaves. It is the villages original festival. Together with the City of Leavenworth’s decision to adopt the Bavarian theme, the Washington State Autumn Leaf Festival was instrumental in turning the town into a thriving tourist destination from a dying logging and railroad town. (ALFA) For more information click Here.

Oktoberfest

Friday, September 29, 2017 to Saturday, September 30, 2017

Germany’s Oktoberfest began in Munich in 1810, as a celebration of Prince Ludwig l married to Princess Therese from Saxony-Hildburghausen. It all began as a wedding feast on the outskirts of Munich where the guest ate, drank and celebrated. It was such a success that it became an annual tradition now enjoyed by more than 10 million people per year.
Leavenworth Washington is located in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Today more than a million tourists come to Leavenworth each year for their Traditional Bavarian Village and Events. (www.leavenworthoktoberfest.com)

Oktoberfest

Friday, October 6, 2017 to Saturday, October 7, 2017

Germany’s Oktoberfest began in Munich in 1810, as a celebration of Prince Ludwig l married to Princess Therese from Saxony-Hildburghausen. It all began as a wedding feast on the outskirts of Munich where the guest ate, drank and celebrated. It was such a success that it became an annual tradition now enjoyed by more than 10 million people per year.
Leavenworth Washington is located in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Today more than a million tourists come to Leavenworth each year for their Traditional Bavarian Village and Events. (www.leavenworthoktoberfest.com)

Oktoberfest

Friday, October 13, 2017 to Saturday, October 14, 2017

Germany’s Oktoberfest began in Munich in 1810, as a celebration of Prince Ludwig l married to Princess Therese from Saxony-Hildburghausen. It all began as a wedding feast on the outskirts of Munich where the guest ate, drank and celebrated. It was such a success that it became an annual tradition now enjoyed by more than 10 million people per year.
Leavenworth Washington is located in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Today more than a million tourists come to Leavenworth each year for their Traditional Bavarian Village and Events. (www.leavenworthoktoberfest.com)

Christkindlmarkt

Friday, November 24, 2017 to Sunday, November 26, 2017

A Bavarian-style Christmas Markt. Includes entertainment, crafts, a lantern parade, and Santa Claus as well as the Christkind and St. Nicholas. (www.christkindlmarktleavenworth.com)