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

Wine Tasting

Cozy up to the fire and taste through your favorite Lake Chelan wines this winter.

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Winter Play

Live life in a snow globe with snow tubing, groomed ski, snowboard and x-country runs.



Chelan is more than a lake. The Lake Chelan Valley bursts with wintertime fun. Here are a few ideas. Winterfest Fire and Ice Few events during the cold months epitomize big time fun with small town charm like our annual winter party.  During two weekends in January, you’ll find ice sculptures a plenty right downtown,

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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