Leavenworth is located at the base of the eastern slope of the Cascade Mountains, very near the geographical center of Washington State. Leavenworth is part of Chelan County and has 1.23 square miles of land area and 0.02 square miles of water area.
Leavenworth is most famous for it's exciting festival line-up which includes
Christmas Lighting Festival,
Autumn Leaf Festival and many more events. In the winter, the summit of
Stevens Pass is just 30 miles from town making playing in the snow so
convenient. Leavenworth offers an array of it's own year-around fun such as
rafting, skiing, rock climbing, hiking, snowmobiling and so much more.
The town's elevation is about 1,166 feet, with mountains rising 5,000-8,000 feet nearby. Leavenworth offers an abundance of activity and excitement for everyone. Whether you're an outdoor person or a person who enjoys The Arts, you'll find first-class entertainment in Leavenworth. You find first-class lodging and dining in our Bavarian Village.
On Friday evenings, live musical performances of your favorite Christmas songs fill the streets, interrupted briefly at 4:30pm for the arrival of St. Nicklaus at the Front Street Gazebo, who welcomes children young and old with the story of his legacy and "gold" for the good boys and girls! *ALL lights are on Friday's but we DO NOT have a Christmas Lighting Ceremony on Friday nights*
The first three full weekends in December
Don't miss one of the most popular times to visit our Bavarian Village. The thrill of the Christmas season, the beautiful Alps-like setting in a winter wonderland
December 2,3,4, 2016
December 9,10,11, 2016
December 16,17,18, 2016
It all culminates each Saturday and Sunday with our amazing Christmas Lighting Ceremony (4:30pm), when a bit of pomp and circumstance brings about the lighting of the village with over half a millions lights!
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