Lake Chelan

Discover a
Washington Original

Only in Lake Chelan will you find four seasons of wine, sun, stunning natural beauty and adventures that you can tune to your own tastes.

50.5 miles of lake, surrounded by vineyards, mountains and small-town charm, promise an array of activities as unique as the people who come here to play or make Lake Chelan their home.

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Enjoy Lake Chelan All Year Long

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Sip and Savor

Wine tasting in spring – brilliant sun, delightful pink rosés and delicious whites and friendly faces abound.




Beat the summer heat—and the crowds—with a spring getaway to Lake Chelan. Average daytime highs in the 60s and sunny skies are an open invitation to get a fresh perspective on all the trails, tastes and activities the valley has to offer. The Latest Vintage Savor the season’s first taste of Washington wine country. In

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St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

With activities and events happening all weekend long, families and friends alike will find Irish fun at every turn. Enjoy puppy parades, 5k runs, whiskey tastings, live music and so much more! Need help planning your weekend? View our online itinerary planner.

Kick off St. Patrick’s Day with a 5k fun run that supports a worthy cause, all the while taking in the amazing views of Riverwalk Park! And don’t miss out on the shining jewel of St. Patrick’s Day, the Wayne Kelly Memorial Top Dog Parade is a quintessential small town experience. Kilts, bagpipes and pups clad in green all march through downtown and have been doing so for nearly 40 years.

NEW THIS YEAR! The Taste of the Irish is the ultimate ale & whiskey tasting event! Downtown Chelan will be your passport to Ireland as your taste buds explore some of Chelan’s favorite Irish dishes and libations.

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