Our community events offer a wide variety of opportunities for businesses and organizations to partner with us to promote your business and support your community. Contact us today to learn about how you could become a partner of one of our many community events. Check out our Community Events Calendar.
The annual Ellensburg Winterhop Brewfest is a one-of-a-kind festival that invites breweries from around the Pacific Northwest to pour their beers in various downtown business and venues. This snow-or-shine event gives beer lovers access to the best PNW brews, local music, and downtown venues in Central Washington. Join hundreds of beer enthusiasts on the January 16, 2021 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.; tickets go on sale the first business day of December. Tickets are $40 and include a commemorative tasting glass and five scrip tickets. Tickets will be available for those 21+, but any age is welcome to attend to enjoy the venues and music.
Annual Awards Gala
THE 2020 ANNUAL AWARDS GALA HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 NEW DATE AND TIME IS TBD
Join us for the Chamber's 112th Annual Awards Gala in 2021! We're excited to share our annual report and update our members on the state of the Chamber. This event is semi formal, so get dressed up and enjoy an evening of wine, music and good food in the newly constructed Hotel Windrow. There will be a dinner and cash bar, as well as a Silent Auction, Live Auction and live entertainment! And of course, we will announce the winners of the 2020 Chamber Business Awards!
THE 2020 GERMANFEST HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19
Join the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce for the Ellensburg Germanfest. Enjoy tasting numerous styles of German beer from local and regional breweries, German food, and numerous family activities in 2021. The event will also feature authentic German style entertainment, well known for their appearances at numerous Oktoberfest’s throughout the region. The event is paired with the annual Dachshunds on Parade, bring your Dachshund and enjoy both events in Downtown Ellensburg. This event allows free entry. The beer garden will be $30 for participation, a commemorative tasting glass and five scrip tickets.
Pioneer Days Parade
Celebrate Independence Day in the Upper Kittitas County! The Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce is excited to return as the organizer of the Pioneer Days Grand Parade, as a virtual parade.
Independence Day Fireworks Show
Please join the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce for the Annual Independence Day Firework Show, a free community gathering on the 4th of July at Memorial Park. Fireworks will be at a higher elevation this year for local observance and will go off at dusk, which we project will be around 9:45 p.m. We will shoot off a few small fireworks right before to indicate the start of the show.
Bite of the 'Burg
Bite of the 'Burg is a street festival that happens the day before classes commence to welcome new and returning Central Washington University students to Ellensburg. Taking place on 4th Avenue between Pearl and Ruby, vendors line the street to give out great food, great swag, and great fun! It creates an opportunity for businesses to introduce themselves to a new wave of customers, and helps newcomers find what they need in Ellensburg. Come on down for the freebies, meet your neighbors, and make new friends on September 8, 2020 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Roslyn Mountain Ale Festival
The perfect event for any beer aficionado is coming back to the quaint mountain town of Roslyn, Washington. Roslyn Mountain Ale Festival introduces a variety of breweries from the Central Washington area. Breweries such as DRU BRU, ICICLE Brewing Company, Columbia Valley Brewing and many more will fill up The Roslyn Yard. Attendees also enjoy food from Roslyn’s local restaurant Basecamp Books & Bites and the musical stylings from a Central Washington performer. Come on down to the 2020 Roslyn Mountain Ale Festival on October 10, 2020 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Christmas in Cle Elum Parade
Spark your holiday spirit in Downtown Cle Elum, WA on December 5, 2020 at 6 p.m. for the Christmas in Cle Elum Parade. The Parade route is from Railroad Avenue to Bullitt Avenue to 1st Street to Pennsylvania Avenue. Get there early to find the perfect spot to watch the Parade. Better be nice, Santa is sure to be around!