WF2016Snowga, alefest, wish lantern lighting & more

LAKE CHELAN, WA (January 19, 2016) — The Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce is grateful for an amazing first weekend of Winterfest! As we look ahead, there is still much more to do.

Winterfest-goers gather in downtown Manson this weekend to sample the best local brews and ciders, enjoy small bites from Manson and Chelan restaurants, launch wish lanterns into the sky and journey into the snow for a yoga and snowshoeing exhibition.

A new Winterfest event, the Battle of the Bloody Mary takes place in downtown Manson on Sunday, January 24th. Sip through some of the best Bloody Mary’s in the Lake Chelan Valley and vote for your favorite!  Restaurants from both Manson and Chelan showing up for the competition include: Campbell’s Resort, Local Myth, My Buddy’s Place, Shot of Gratitude, Troy’s Pizza & the Outlaw. Gunther’s Fish & Chips, will also be offering fried chicken and waffles!

The full schedule for the weekend includes:

Friday, January 22nd in Downtown Manson

  • All Day: Find Tsilly
  • 5-8pm: Apple Bin Train Rides
  • 5-8pm: Kid’s Activities (presented by the Historic Downtown Chelan Association)
  • 5-10pm: The Bottle Shop (presented by The Lookout)
  • 6-8pm: The Taste
  • 5-10pm: Alefest
  • ·5-10pm: Live Music

Saturday, January 23rd in Downtown Manson

  • All Day: Find Tsilly
  • 11:30am: Snowga at Echo Ridge
  • 2-3pm: SMIRK Comedy Show (presented by Numerica Performing Arts Center)
  • 2-10pm: The Bottle Shop (presented by The Lookout)
  • 3-6pm: Apple Bin Train Rides
  • 3-6pm: Kid’s Activities (presented by the Historic Downtown Chelan Association)
  • 3-10pm: Alefest
  • 3-10pm: Live Music
  • 6pm: Wish Lanterns
  • 7pm: Ice Tower Lighting

 Sunday, January 24th in Downtown Manson

  • All Day: Find Tsilly
  • 10am: Snowdog Snowshoe Run/Walk (5K & 10K) at Echo Ridge
  • 11am-1pm: Bloody Mary Battle

 Festival Admission is $5 and includes a Winterfest Button, the all-access pass to Winterfest fun. The festival admission button also gets guests amazing offers at local restaurants, boutiques, and wineries in the Lake Chelan Valley.

Winterfest attendees are encouraged to plan ahead. Winterfest add-ons, such as wish lanterns. Alefest and Bloody Mary Battle are sure to sell out fast.

For more information or to purchase tickets for the weekend, visit lakechelan.com/winterfest.

Comments are now closed for this entry