Leavenworth, Washington is a magical place in the wintertime, particularly during the Christmas season. The harvest happens in early November, and the town is still bustling from the bounty of that. There’s plenty of wine and spirits to go around the town to spread some holiday cheer. Beginning Thanksgiving weekend the town lights up in the spirit of the holiday season. Leavenworth is also a great place to do some holiday shopping outside of your ordinary shopping mall. With plenty of unique offerings, Leavenworth can help to give you a new sense of the holiday season. Leavenworth indeed is a great place to find some new adventures. Maybe you can even learn a few new holiday traditions from the great German influence around Leavenworth.

Events For Everyone

November is Military Appreciation Month. The town of Leavenworth welcomes all members of the military with discounts because your service is much appreciated!

The Icicle Creek Center For The Arts has many great performances throughout the months of November and December for all to enjoy.

There are also events for yoga lovers and book lovers too! You can certainly find your peaceful bliss in Leavenworth, Washington.

For Winter Lovers

Every November, Leavenworth hosts a “Snow Fest” where snowmobiles and winter power sports rule. There’s excellent food, gear, industry professionals, movies, and more for lovers of winter sports to enjoy.

If you love film and mountains, check out the Banff film festival which features films about mountains. It includes a book festival as well.


Leavenworth even offers things like a Thanksgiving cooking class and plenty of dining options for Thanksgiving holiday. That’s right; you can learn to cook without the pressure of having to deliver on the big day!

If you still need a few ways to get into the holiday spirit, don’t forget about the Leavenworth Christkindlmarkt. This is a unique opportunity and a Northwest tradition featuring Bavarian foods, handmade arts & crafts, and other gifts for the whole family. There’s also some Bavarian and Christmas themed entertainment for everyone to enjoy.


Come and discover Leavenworth. Obertal Inn is the perfect place to put your family up over the holidays. We have enough accommodations available for the entire family- we’re talking cousins, second cousins- everyone you want to travel with! From unique shopping experiences to dining and entertainment options, Leavenworth is a great place to adventure to over the winter holidays. Come and join us! Book your trip and stay at Obertal Inn to experience all Leavenworth has to offer.