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.

About the Area
Map of Lake Chelan

Enjoy Lake Chelan All Year Long

Local Wine

Learn about wine in an atmosphere that’s authentic, warm and welcoming.

Request the Official Visitor's Guide

For a complete guide to all that Lake Chelan has to offer, download our digital guide or request one in the mail.

Local Food

Pair local varietals with farm fresh dishes from a number of family-run bistros.



Home to Washington’s most exciting AVA (American Viticultural Area) and some of the most mouth-watering cuisine in the Northwest, foodies and wine lovers flock to our valley all four seasons. Our volcanic soil and “lake effect” temperatures make for a longer growing season, sweeter fruit, and one-of-a-kind wines.

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Lake Chelan Winterfest 2015

Save the Date – January 16-25, 2015

The Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce hosts Lake Chelan Winterfest, presented by the Historic Downtown Chelan Association, January 16-25, 2015.

Lights will twinkle, gorgeous ice sculptures will be scattered throughout the Lake Chelan Valley, the snow will have fallen, and visitors and locals alike will feel the festivity in the air. Highlights include:

  • Wine Walk
  • Alefest
  • Ice Sculptures
  • Kids Activities
  • and more!
Plan Your Winterfest Adventure