Spring is a beautiful time to visit Leavenworth, WA. The sun is shining, the weather is perfect for outdoor activities, and there is no shortage of exciting spring festivals. From Maifest to the Bird Fest and Ale Fest, there are many ways to celebrate the season. Read on to learn about the best spring events in Leavenworth, WA. Then, start planning your getaway!
For even more recommendations about spring events in Leavenworth, WA be sure to access our complimentary Vacation Guide. It’s full of suggestions about the best annual festivals, events, and current happenings in our Bavarian village. Planning the perfect vacation has never been easier!
7 of the Best Spring Events in Leavenworth, WA
When it comes to Leavenworth events, Maifest should be at the top of your list. This annual festival features incredible live music, traditional maypole dancing, and arts and crafts. It’s an excellent way to welcome the spring season in our beautiful Bavarian village. We hope you will mark your calendar for May and celebrate with us!
2. Whisky Trail at Hard Hat Winery
Join in on some live music with wine, snacks, and cover bands who love classic rock at the Hard Hat Winery Tasting Room in Wenatchee, WA! Bring your friends and celebrate the spring season dancing the night away to some of your favorite songs.
3. Bird Fest
Calling all nature lovers! The Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest happens around the middle of May, and this is one event you won’t want to miss. Bring your binoculars and get ready to see a variety of bird species as they migrate during the peak of Leavenworth’s wildflower season. In addition to birdwatching, the festival includes concerts, art exhibitions, Sip and Paint classes, and much more. Don’t miss out!
4. Ale Fest
One of our favorite spring events in Leavenworth, WA, is the annual Ale Fest. Attend this spring festival to sample some of the best regional brews, enjoy great live music, and sample delicious cuisine. It promises to be one “ale of a party” so start planning to attend now!
If you’re visiting Leavenworth this spring, you’ll want to attend Rockfest, Washington State’s most prominent rock climbing festival in May. With fantastic food, music, educational speakers, and climbing clinics, this event is perfect for aspiring climbers and seasoned experts!
6. The Washington State Apple Blossom Festival
This festival happens every year from the last week in April to the first week of May. It began in 1919 and includes activities such as food fairs and markets, contests like the funnel eating contest, carnival rides, the Blossoms and Brews Beer Garden, car shows, a parade, and so much more. These two weeks of jam-packed fun and excitement draws over 100,000 visitors a year! For specific information on the long list of events, visit their website, Apple Blossom.
7. Live Performances at Icicle Creek
Icicle Creek Center for the Arts holds live performances such as concerts, plays, dance, opera, film, and other entertaining live experiences. Visit their website to get the ongoing list of visiting performers and buy tickets to their events.
Book Your Stay at Pine River Ranch
Now that you know about the best local spring events, it’s time to start planning your getaway! If you’re looking for accommodations in the area, we invite you to book your stay at Pine River Ranch. Unlike generic Leavenworth, WA, hotels, our rustic bed and breakfast offers a unique lodging experience that you won’t find elsewhere.
Our cozy suites, designed for your ultimate comfort, feature amenities such as pine log beds, real rock fireplaces, jetted tubs, and private porches. You’ll start each day during your stay with a complimentary, piping-hot breakfast to send you on your way. After an exciting day of festivities, enjoy a great night’s rest at Pine River Ranch. So, what are you waiting for? Check our availability and join us this spring! We can’t wait to welcome you!