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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!

Alpine Spa will be OPEN on the following 2014/2015 winter holidays:
Thanksgiving , Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve, New Years Day.  Please call 1-509-548-8081 early to schedule your holiday appointment. Hours are subject to change.

Leavenworth Holiday Hours

Leavenworth WA Restaurant Holiday Hours for 2014

Leavenworth WA Shopping Holiday Hours for 2013

2014 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.

MERRY CHRISTMAS / Gift of Light from Voortex Productions

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.

Leavenworth Christmas Concerts and Events

Following is the 2014 schedule of events for the Leavenworth Christmas Lighting Festival. Please use this information as a guide for planning your trip for the 2015 festival and events.

 

S’mores Roast at Icicle Junction Activates 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.
www.iciclejunction.com
 

Christmas Lighting Festival

Call 1-800-961-0162 for accommodations
First three full weekends in December
Location: Downtown Leavenworth
Information: 509-548-5807
Our nationally acclaimed Christmas Lighting Festival returns for an emotional visit to a turn of the century Bavarian Christmas, Holiday personalities and a ceremonial lighting of the town.
 

Marlin Handbell Holiday Concerts

December 01, 2014
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Best Western Plus Icicle Inn
Information: 509-548-5138Fee: $12 – Group rate $10
12 local musicians ring 104 handbells producing a unique and entertaining program of Christmas music.
 

Bronn Journey Christmas Concert

December 02, 2014
Time: 7:30pm
Location: 418 Evans Street
Fee: TBD
Information: 509.548.5807
Reservations: Yes
Harp and voice intertwine bringing musical magic to the Christmas season during this popular annual concert. A Leavenworth holiday tradition. Contact Leavenworth Chamber of Commerce for tickets. www.leavenworth.org or www.bronnjourney.com

Bronn Journey Concert

December 03, 2014
Time: 7:30pm
Location: 418 Evans Street
Fee: TBD
Information: 509.548.5807
Reservations: Yes
Come enjoy the inspiring Christmas music of the Journeys–Bronn, Katherine and the harp–bring music that is nothing short of glorious! www.leavenworth.org or www.bronnjourney.com

Bronn Journey Concert

December 04, 2014
Time: 7:30pm
Location: 418 Evans Street
Fee: TBD
Information: 509.548.5807
Reservations: Yes

Come enjoy the inspiring Christmas music of the Journeys–Bronn, Katherine and the harp–bring music that is nothing short of glorious! www.leavenworth.org or www.bronnjourney.com

Christmas Lighting Festival

December 05, 2014 – December 07, 2014
Time: Opening Parade Noon
Location: Front Street Park, Gazebo
Fee: None
Information: 509.548.5807
Christmas Lighting Festival is hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights, carolers, cocoa, kids sledding, the horse-drawn carriage…it is enough to put any snow globe to shame. Lighting Ceremony starts at 4:30 and music starts around 2pm on Friday. St. Nicholas Greets Children With Fruit and Song. leavenworth.org
 

Christmas In The Mountains

December 05, 2014
Time: 7:30pm
Location:  Leavenworth Church of the Nazarene
Information: 509.548.9797
Fee: $14 Adults, $12 Students 5-18years
The Leavenworth Village Voices annual choral concert series. Come join the Village Voices and get in the Christmas spirit! Sorry, children under 5 years of age not admitted.
 

Christmas Lighting Festival

December 05, 2014 – December 07, 2014
Time: Opening Parade Noon
Location: Front Street Park, Gazebo
Fee: None
Information: 509.548.5807
Christmas Lighting Festival is hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights, carolers, cocoa, kids sledding, the horse-drawn carriage…it is enough to put any snow globe to shame. Lighting Ceremony starts at 4:30 and music starts around 2pm on Friday. St. Nicholas Greets Children With Fruit and Song. leavenworth.org

Marlin Handbell Holiday Concerts

December 08, 2014
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Best Western Plus Icicle Inn
Information: 509.548.5138
Fee: $12 – Group rate $10
12 local musicians ring 104 handbells producing a unique and entertaining program of Christmas music
 

Christmas In The Mountains

December 05, 2014
Time: 7:30pm
Location:  Leavenworth Church of the Nazarene
Information: 509.548.9797
Fee: $14 Adults, $12 Students 5-18years
The Leavenworth Village Voices annual choral concert series. Come join the Village Voices and get in the Christmas spirit! Sorry, children under 5 years of age not admitted.
 

“It’s a Wonderful Life”

December 06, 2014
Time: 8pm
Location: Festhalle Theatre, 1001 Front Street
Fee: $16 & $20 – no children under 5
Information: 509.548.2000
leavenworthsummertheater.org
It’s a wonderful life! It’s a wonderful love! A small town hero discovers that his friends and the love of family, are what makes life worth living.
 

Winter Wonderland Walks with Wenatchee River Institute

December 6, 2014
Time: 1pm & 2pm
Location: Leavenworth’s Riverfront Park
Information: 509-548-0181
Fee: No Charge
The Wenatchee River Institute invites you to join a guided winter tour of Leavenworth’s Riverfront Park & learn about Leavenworth’s winter “wild” side.

“It’s a Wonderful Life”

December 07, 2014
Time: 8pm
Location: Festhalle Theatre, 1001 Front Street
Fee: $16 & $20 – no children under 5
Information: 509.548.2000
leavenworthsummertheater.org
It’s a wonderful life! It’s a wonderful love! A small town hero discovers that his friends and the love of family, are what makes life worth living.

Christmas Lighting Festival

December 05, 2014 – December 07, 2014
Time: Opening Parade Noon
Location: Front Street Park, Gazebo
Fee: None
Information: 509.548.5807
Christmas Lighting Festival is hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights, carolers, cocoa, kids sledding, the horse-drawn carriage…it is enough to put any snow globe to shame. Lighting Ceremony starts at 4:30 and music starts around 2pm on Friday. St. Nicholas Greets Children With Fruit and Song. leavenworth.org
 

Bronn Journey Concert

December 08, 2014
Time: 7:30pm
Location: 418 Evans Street
Fee: TBD
Information: 509.548.5807
Reservations: Yes

Come enjoy the inspiring Christmas music of the Journeys–Bronn, Katherine and the harp–bring music that is nothing short of glorious! www.leavenworth.org or www.bronnjourney.com

Marlin Handbell Holiday Concerts

December 08, 2014
Time: 2:00pm and 7:30pm
Location: Best Western Plus Icicle Inn
Information: 509.548.5138Fee: $12 – Group rate $10
12 local musicians ring 104 handbells producing a unique and entertaining program of Christmas music

Bronn Journey Concert

December 09, 2014
Time: 7:30pm
Location: 418 Evans Street
Fee: TBD
Information: 509.548.5807
Reservations: Yes

Come enjoy the inspiring Christmas music of the Journeys–Bronn, Katherine and the harp–bring music that is nothing short of glorious! www.leavenworth.org or www.bronnjourney.com

Bronn Journey Concert

December 10, 2014
Time: 7:30pm
Location: 418 Evans Street
Fee: TBD
Information: 509.548.5807
Reservations: Yes

Come enjoy the inspiring Christmas music of the Journeys–Bronn, Katherine and the harp–bring music that is nothing short of glorious! www.leavenworth.org or www.bronnjourney.com

Christmas In The Mountains

December 11, 2014
Time: 7:30pm
Location:  Leavenworth Church of the Nazarene
Information: 509.548.9797
Fee: $14 Adults, $12 Students 5-18years
The Leavenworth Village Voices annual choral concert series. Come join the Village Voices and get in the Christmas spirit! Sorry, children under 5 years of age not admitted.
 

Christmas Lighting Festival

December 12, 2014 – December 14, 2014
Time: Opening Parade Noon
Location: Front Street Park, Gazebo
Fee: None
Information: 509.548.5807
Christmas Lighting Festival is hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights, carolers, cocoa, kids sledding, the horse-drawn carriage…it is enough to put any snow globe to shame. Lighting Ceremony starts at 4:30 and music starts around 2pm on Friday. St. Nicholas Greets Children With Fruit and Song. leavenworth.org

“It’s a Wonderful Life”

December 12, 2014
Time: 1:00pm
Location: Festhalle Theatre, 1001 Front Street
Fee: $16 & $20 – no children under 5
Information: 509-548-2000
leavenworthsummertheater.org
It’s a wonderful life! It’s a wonderful love! A small town hero discovers that his friends and the love of family, are what makes life worth living.
 

Christmas Lighting Festival

December 12, 2014 – December 14, 2014
Time: Opening Parade Noon
Location: Front Street Park, Gazebo
Fee: None
Information: 509.548.5807
Christmas Lighting Festival is hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights, carolers, cocoa, kids sledding, the horse-drawn carriage…it is enough to put any snow globe to shame. Lighting Ceremony starts at 4:30 and music starts around 2pm on Friday. St. Nicholas Greets Children With Fruit and Song. leavenworth.org
 

“It’s a Wonderful Life”

December 13, 2014
Time: 8pm
Location: Festhalle Theatre, 1001 Front Street
Fee: $16 & $20 – no children under 5
Information: 509-548-2000
leavenworthsummertheater.org
It’s a wonderful life! It’s a wonderful love! A small town hero discovers that his friends and the love of family, are what makes life worth living.
 

Winter Wonderland Walks with Wenatchee River Institute

December 13, 2014
Time: 1pm & 2pm
Location: Leavenworth’s Riverfront Park
Information: 509-548-0181
Fee: No Charge
The Wenatchee River Institute invites you to join a guided winter tour of Leavenworth’s Riverfront Park & learn about Leavenworth’s winter “wild” side.

Christmas Lighting Festival

December 12, 2014 – December 14, 2014
Time: Opening Parade Noon
Location: Front Street Park, Gazebo
Fee: none
Information: 509-548-5807
Christmas Lighting Festival is hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights, carolers, cocoa, kids sledding, the horse-drawn carriage…it is enough to put any snow globe to shame. Want to make some memories with the family? Treat yourself to a winter experience that you will never forget! Roasting Chestnuts, Characters, Live Entertainment All Day! Lighting Ceremony Begins at 4:30 and the music starts around 11AM on Saturdays & Sundays.

Christmas In The Mountains

December 14, 2014
Time: 7:30pm
Location:  Leavenworth Church of the Nazarene
Information: 509-548-9797
Fee: $14 Adults, $12 Students 5-18years
The Leavenworth Village Voices annual choral concert series. Come join the Village Voices and get in the Christmas spirit! Sorry, children under 5 years of age not admitted.
 

“It’s a Wonderful Life”

December 14, 2014
Time: 1:00pm and 8pm
Location: Festhalle Theatre, 1001 Front Street
Fee: $16 & $20 – no children under 5
Information: 509-548-2000
leavenworthsummertheater.org
It’s a wonderful life! It’s a wonderful love! A small town hero discovers that his friends and the love of family, are what makes life worth living.
 

Christmas Lighting Festival

December 19, 2014 – December 21, 2014
Time: Opening Parade Noon
Location: Front Street Park, Gazebo
Fee: none
Reservations: 509.548.5807
Christmas Lighting Festival is hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights, carolers, cocoa, kids sledding, the horse-drawn carriage…it is enough to put any snow globe to shame. Want to make some memories with the family? Treat yourself to a winter experience that you will never forget! Roasting Chestnuts, Characters, Live Entertainment All Day! Lighting Ceremony Begins at 4:30 and the music starts around 11AM on Saturdays & Sundays.

 ”It’s a Wonderful Life”

December 19, 2014
Time: 8:00PM
Location: Festhalle Theatre, 1001 Front Street
Fee: $16 & $20 – no children under 5
Information: 509-548-2000
leavenworthsummertheater.org
It’s a wonderful life! It’s a wonderful love! A small town hero discovers that his friends and the love of family, are what makes life worth living.
 

Christmas Lighting Festival

December 19, 2014 – December 21, 2014
Time: Opening Parade Noon
Location: Front Street Park, Gazebo
Fee: none
Reservations: 509.548.5807
Christmas Lighting Festival is hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights, carolers, cocoa, kids sledding, the horse-drawn carriage…it is enough to put any snow globe to shame. Want to make some memories with the family? Treat yourself to a winter experience that you will never forget! Roasting Chestnuts, Characters, Live Entertainment All Day! Lighting Ceremony Begins at 4:30 and the music starts around 11AM on Saturdays & Sundays.

“It’s a Wonderful Life”

December 20, 2014
Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Festhalle Theatre, 1001 Front Street
Fee: $16 & $20 – no children under 5
Information: www.leavenworthsummertheater.org
Reservations: 509.548.2000
It’s a wonderful life! it’s a wonderful love! A small town hero discovers that his friends and the love of family, are what makes life worth living.
 

“It’s a Wonderful Life”

December 20, 2014
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Festhalle Theatre, 1001 Front Street
Fee: $16 & $20 – no children under 5
Information: www.leavenworthsummertheater.org
Reservations: 509.548.2000
It’s a wonderful life! it’s a wonderful love! A small town hero discovers that his friends and the love of family, are what makes life worth living.
 

Christmas Lighting Festival

December 19, 2014- December 21, 2014
Time: Ceremony @ 4:30, mus
Location: Front Street Park, Gazebo
Fee: none
Information: 509.548.5807
Christmas Lighting Festival is hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights, carolers, cocoa, kids sledding, the horse-drawn carriage…it is enough to put any snow globe to shame. Want to make some memories with the family? Treat yourself to a winter experience that you will never forget! Lighting Ceremony starts at 4:30 and music starts around 2PM on Friday. Lights Are On! St. Nicholas Greets Children With Fruit and Song.
 

“It’s a Wonderful Life”

December 21, 2014
Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Festhalle Theatre, 1001 Front Street
Fee: $16 & $20 – no children under 5
Information: www.leavenworthsummertheater.org
Reservations: 509.548.2000
It’s a wonderful life! it’s a wonderful love! A small town hero discovers that his friends and the love of family, are what makes life worth living.

Santa at Ski Hill

December 20, 2014
Time: 1-3pm
Location: Ski Hill
Information: 509-548-5477
Fee: No Charge
Get your picture taken while skiing with Santa! Enjoy hot cocoa and holiday treats with the Leavenworth Winter Sports Club community.

Sleeping Lady’s Christmas Eve Dinner

December 24, 2014
Time: Reservations
Location: Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort
Information: 509-548-6344
Fee: Adults $46, Age 5-12 $13, 4 and under free
Gather family and friends together to celebrate the holidays, while enjoying a bountiful buffet featuring seasonal favorites. Complete menu at sleepinglady.com Overnight package available

Sleeping Lady’s Christmas Day Dinner

December 25, 2014
Time: Reservations
Location: Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort
Information: 509-548-6344
Fee: Adults $48.50, Ages 5-12 $14, 4 and under free
Join the family and friends for a Christmas Day Dinner complete with all the trimmings. Complete menu at sleepinglady.com. Overnight package available.

Icicle Village Resort Christmas Day Dinner

December 25, 2014
Time: Reservations
Location: Best Western Plus Icicle Inn at The Icicle Village Resort
Information: 509-961-0162
Fee: Adults $35.00, Ages 6-10 $14, 3-5 $8, two and under free
Join the family and friends for a Christmas Day Dinner Buffet. Complete menu at here. Overnight packages available.