Christmas Lighting Festival and Village of Lights
Village of Lights runs December through mid January
Visitors come back year after year for this famous Leavenworth festival. Saturday and Sunday at dusk everyone gathers to sing “Silent Night” and witness the lighting of the village as it is transformed into a magical wonderland of lights. See why USA Today rated Leavenworth one of the USA’s top 10 Christmas towns!
For the best rates available, festivals, and summer weekends call 1 800.961.0162 or book online.
HGTV names Leavenworth the Ultimate Christmas Town in 2009!
Christmas Lighting Schedule
- Annual Christmas Lighting Festival
- 1st, 2nd & 3rd weekends of December
- Saturday and Sunday Evenings
Visitors come back year after year for this famous Leavenworth festival. On Saturdays and Sundays everyone gathers at the gazebo at dusk to greet Saint Nicholas. On both days you can enjoy roasting chestnuts, holiday music from the gazebo while youngsters sled in the park; holiday personalities stroll the street. Sleigh rides are minutes away. At dusk everyone gathers to sing “Silent Night” and witness the lighting of the village and park and they are transformed into a magic wonderland of lights.
Come see why “Good Morning America Lights up the Holidays” made its second stop in the ultimate Christmas village in Leavenworth, Wash. November 29, 2007, and why the Travel Channel and Home and Garden TV came to feature our 2007 festival which aired in 2008.
S'mores Roast at Icicle Junction Activities Center
Roast marshmallows around the Junction fire pit to make your own S’mores! Must be at least 12 years old or accompanied and helped by an adult. Supplies are available at the Icicle Junction during open hours for just $3 for two S’mores. S’more Fires will be lit every Friday and Saturday night through December 18 and then offered every night starting December 19 to Saturday, January 3.
Santa at Icicle Village Resort
Ho Ho Ho!
Santa Claus is coming to see guests of the Icicle Village Resort on the first 3 Saturdays of the Christmas Season!
From 8:00 am until 10:00 am Santa will be visiting with kids in the Lobby while they’re on their way to breakfast. Bring your camera’s along to take pictures as your children sit and visit with Santa!
Visit Santa’s Secret Village at NorthPole.com for fun activities
Christmas In The Mountains
The Leavenworth Village Voices annual choral concert series. Come join the Village Voices and get in the Christmas spirit! Held at the Leavenworth Chuch of Nazarene during the month of December. See chamber events for dates and times. Sorry, children under 5 years of age not admitted. Fee: $14 Adults, $12 Students 5-18years
Winter Wonderland Walks with Wenatchee River Institute
The Wenatchee River Institute invites you to join a guided winter tour of Leavenworth’s Riverfront Park & learn about Leavenworth’s winter “wild” side. See the chamber events calendar for dates and times. No charge for the event.