Tourist Information for Leavenworth, WA

Willkommen!

Welcome to Accidental Bavarian, your doorway into the beautiful Bavarian town of Leavenworth, Washington. Nestled in the rugged and scenic Cascade Mountains alongside the Wenatchee River, Leavenworth is a gateway to year-round outdoor adventures, culinary and agricultural tourism, and family fun. Read more >>

Das Deal Book

Tierra Village, an assisted living home for adults with developmental disabilities, is currently distributing their Das Deal Book of coupons here or at several businesses in LTown for only $20. Buy your book of coupons before you visit town.

Spring Sensations

Fritzi & Mitzi made it to Leavenworth for Spring Sensations. We were the guests of the Bavarian Lodge and had a wonderful time. Read More...

Winter Fun

Leavenworth, Washington is a winter sports and recreation destination. The village provides easy access to world-class alpine ski and snowboard resorts, both groomed trail and back-country Nordic skiing and other winter activities. You'll enjoy family-oriented activities and festivals from November through March. The setting is magical. The village of Leavenworth has been described as a living snow-globe. Some winter activities have not started yet due to lack of snow. Read more to see what is currently open and available. Read More...

Fritzi & Mitzi at Autumn Leaf Festival

We made it to the Washington State Autumn Leaf Festival in Leavenworth at the end of September. We have several blog posts coming telling about the trip, what we did and where we stayed.

As Law & Order says, "These are their stories..."

A Weekend in Leavenworth WA

Congratulations Captain & Mrs!

Red Tail Canyon Farms in Leavenworth, Washington was the setting for the recent nuptials for the globe-trotting Captain and Clark. They're not kidding when they say they got their "lederhosen and dirndls up and on!" From the looks of things a wunderbar time was had by all. But don't take our word for it, check out their blog post with loads of fun and touching pictures. Follow them on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube for more of their continuing adventures, enriching their lives (and ours) through travel.

Wir gratulieren, Chris and Tawny!

Accidental Bavarian Mobile Website Launches

Fritzi and Mitzi are pleased to announce the launch of the Accidental Bavarian mobile website. If you come to our home page from a mobile device, you will be automatically directed to our mobile site. If you want to use the full site, you can still reach it from our mobile site by selecting "Full Site". The mobile site has been optimized to your smaller screen and for information you most want while on the go. Please let us know what you think.

"The Next Big Thing" in Leavenworth

Always check here first to find out what is TNBT - The Next Big Thing in Leavenworth. We'll update this approximately weekly with spotlight events for the next week or so.

A Weekend in Leavenworth

A group of young friends recently had a weekend in Leavenworth and did a photo journal on Facebook about their trip.

Hikes in & Around Leavenworth

Leavenworth is a remarkable location for hiking and climbing.

Here is a link from Washington Trails Association with links to a number of hikes with trip reports.

And another from the Leavenworth Chamber of Commerce with local hikes from easy to difficult.

And finally from All Trails, where they have top-rated hikes with trip reports from previous hikers.

 

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Accidental Bavarian is intended to help you find things to do, places to eat, things to see and overnight accommodations in Leavenworth, Washington. You'll find our tips and recommendations and what's currently happening in our home away from home. Read more >>

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New Leavenworthy Award Winner

We look for businesses, individuals, organizations or events that are extra cool, provide outstanding and friendly customer service or go above and beyond in representing the best of Leavenworth. This time around, we're naming The Cheesemonger's Shop "Leavenworthy". Read more >>

Previous Leavenworthy Awards Here

New Travel Blog Articles

Check out our travel blog for new articles about Leavenworth and other fun places we've visited. Some of our latest blog posts are about a visit to St. Augustine, Florida and a yummy treat we discovered there, some travel photo books we put together, the Leavenworth MaiFest Awards, and a photo blog of some of our Leavenworth, Washington favorites. Check back often or subscribe to the RSS feed.

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Woody Goomsba Continues to Get Attention

Woody Goomsba and Leavenworth continue to get attention. Recently the Huffington Post and USA Today Travel (and Accidental Bavarian was interviewed for the story!) both featured the Woody Goomsba Video. Wherever you find yourself on the issue of Leavenworth's wacky wooden spokescracker, you can't deny his attention-getting capabilities. The Leavenworth Chamber of Commerce recently released the 6th in the video series. You can go behind the scenes and find out more about the making of the increasingly popular videos.


Also, Nancy Smith, Executive Director of the Leavenworth Chamber of Commerce was interviewed on New Day Northwest on King-5 TV in Seattle about Woody Goomsba and the recent Bavarian Ice Festival.

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What's Happening This Week-ish in Leavenworth
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8 events found.

Fowl Play 5K
November 27, 2014

Time: 9:00 AM
Location: 330 Evans Street
Leavenworth, WA 98826
Cost: Pricing varies by registration date


A pre-Thanksgiving feast fun family event! Put the Bird in the oven , then come on down to the gazebo. Rain, snow or shine.

Go to event website >>>
(509) 548-5885
jwinters@cascadesd.org

Christkindlmarkt
November 28, 2014 - November 30, 2014

Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Festhalle, Gazebo, Grange Hall
 
Leavenworth, WA 98826


Leavenworth's Annual Bavarian-style Christmas Market for the whole family offering craft and food vendor booths. Includes entertainment, crafts, a lantern parade, and Santa Claus as well as the Christkindl and St. Nicholas.

Go to event website >>>
(509) 548-5807

Bronn Journey Christmas Concert
December 2, 2014

Time: 7:30 PM
Location: United Methodist Church, 418 Evans St.
PO Box 1108
Sultan, WA 98294
Cost: TBD


A Christmas tradition in Leavenworth! Bronn, Katherine & the harp - bring music that is nothing short of glorious! The harp is often called "the instrument of angels".

Go to event website >>>
(509) 457-5619
leavenworthumc@outlook.com

Bronn Journey Christmas Concert
December 3, 2014

Time: 7:30 PM
Location: United Methodist Church, 418 Evans St.
PO Box 1108
Sultan, WA 98294
Cost: TBD


A Christmas tradition in Leavenworth! Bronn, Katherine & the harp - bring music that is nothing short of glorious! The harp is often called "the instrument of angels".

Go to event website >>>
(509) 457-5619
leavenworthumc@outlook.com

Bronn Journey Christmas Concert
December 4, 2014

Time: 7:30 PM
Location: United Methodist Church, 418 Evans St.
PO Box 1108
Sultan, WA 98294
Cost: TBD


A Christmas tradition in Leavenworth! Bronn, Katherine & the harp - bring music that is nothing short of glorious! The harp is often called "the instrument of angels".

Go to event website >>>
(509) 457-5619
leavenworthumc@outlook.com

Christmas Lighting Festival
December 5, 2014 - December 7, 2014

Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Downtown
 
Leavenworth, WA 98826


The first three full weekends in December are filled to the brim with holiday cheer and an amazing amount of Christmas lights. On Fridays, St. Nickolas welcomes children with song and fruit, and on Saturdays and Sundays we light the town with our annual Lighting Festival.

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It's a Wonderful Life
December 6, 2014

Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Leavenworth Festhalle
928 Pine Street
Leavenworth, WA 98826
Cost: $15, $25, $30


A small town hero discovers that his contributions to his friends and neighbors, and the love of his family, are what make life worth living after all. This Frank Capra classic is just the thing to complete your Leavenworth Christmas.

Go to event website >>>
(509) 548-2000

It's a Wonderful Life
December 7, 2014

Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Leavenworth Festhalle
928 Pine Street
Leavenworth, WA 98826
Cost: $15, $25, $30


A small town hero discovers that his contributions to his friends and neighbors, and the love of his family, are what make life worth living after all. This Frank Capra classic is just the thing to complete your Leavenworth Christmas.

Go to event website >>>
(509) 548-2000

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