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 >>

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.

 

What Is Accidental Bavarian?

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
  - An "Always Incomplete List"

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14 events found.

Music on the Lawn
July 29, 2016

Time: 6:00 PM
Location: 8977 North Rd
Peshastin, WA 98847
Cost: No Cover-Flights $12-$15/Glass $10-$15/Bottle $24-$75


Cheers to the weekend! Wine takes flight on Friday and Saturday nights at the log home 6-9pm. Enjoy a trio of IRW's finest wines and LIVE music while drinking in the breathtaking vineyard and orchard views. Wine also avaiable by the glass or bottle along with NW cheese and meats.

Go to event website >>>
(509) 548-7019
Rachel@icicleridgewinery.com

The Sound of Music
July 29, 2016

Time: 8:00 PM
Location: 928 Pine Street
Leavenworth, WA 98826
Cost: $14, $25, $32


The Leavenworth Village Classic returns to the gorgeous Ski Hill Amphitheater! The story of the von Trapp family has found a place in the hearts of everyone who sees it, and becomes a truly magical evening in the mountains, out under the stars.

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

Ol' Blue Tractor Tours
July 30, 2016

Time: 11:00 AM
Location: 9534 Saunders Road
Peshastin, WA 98847
Cost: $12 includes tour and glass of wine; kids free accompanied by an adult


Wedgucation! With our antique blue tractor pulling the orchard trailer, enjoy the tour through orchard, vineyard and beyond with winemaker Charlie!

Go to event website >>>
(509) 548-7068
charliem@nwi.net

Disney's Beauty and The Beast
July 30, 2016

Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Festhalle Theater
928 Pine Street
Leavenworth, WA 98826
Cost: $14, $25, $32


Step into the enchanted world of Disney's modern classic, Beauty And The Beast. The story of Belle, an adventurous young woman, and the Beast, a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end. But time is running out. Don’t miss this "tale as old as time."

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

Music on the Lawn
July 30, 2016

Time: 6:00 PM
Location: 8977 North Rd
Peshastin, WA 98847
Cost: No Cover-Flights $12-$15/Glass $10-$15/Bottle $24-$75


Cheers to the weekend! Wine takes flight on Friday and Saturday nights at the log home 6-9pm. Enjoy a trio of IRW's finest wines and LIVE music while drinking in the breathtaking vineyard and orchard views. Wine also avaiable by the glass or bottle along with NW cheese and meats.

Go to event website >>>
(509) 548-7019
Rachel@icicleridgewinery.com

Singin' in the Rain
July 30, 2016

Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Hatchery Park Stage
928 Pine Street
Leavenworth, WA 98826
Cost: $14, $25, $32


Set in the 1920’s, Singin’ in the Rain has all the charm, romance, comedy and glamour that Hollywood has to offer, and showers you with soaring dance numbers and a glorious score including “Singin’ in the Rain” and “Good Mornin’.” All topped off with the famous rain scene.

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

Ol' Blue Tractor Tours
July 31, 2016

Time: 11:00 AM
Location: 9534 Saunders Road
Peshastin, WA 98847
Cost: $12 includes tour and glass of wine; kids free accompanied by an adult


Wedgucation! With our antique blue tractor pulling the orchard trailer, enjoy the tour through orchard, vineyard and beyond with winemaker Charlie!

Go to event website >>>
(509) 548-7068
charliem@nwi.net

Leisure Night
August 2, 2016

Time: 6:00 PM
Location: 935 Front Street
Leavenworth, WA 98826


May leisure prevail! Tonight we want you to kick your shoes off (figuratively) and add a little leisure to your life. Cribbage, jenga, a movie perhaps? Come on down, find out, and get $.50 cents off pints during the night!

Go to event website >>>
(509) 548-2739
iciclebrewing@gmail.com

The Sound of Music
August 2, 2016

Time: 8:00 PM
Location: 928 Pine Street
Leavenworth, WA 98826
Cost: $14, $25, $32


The Leavenworth Village Classic returns to the gorgeous Ski Hill Amphitheater! The story of the von Trapp family has found a place in the hearts of everyone who sees it, and becomes a truly magical evening in the mountains, out under the stars.

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

Singin' in the Rain
August 3, 2016

Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Hatchery Park Stage
928 Pine Street
Leavenworth, WA 98826
Cost: $14, $25, $32


Set in the 1920’s, Singin’ in the Rain has all the charm, romance, comedy and glamour that Hollywood has to offer, and showers you with soaring dance numbers and a glorious score including “Singin’ in the Rain” and “Good Mornin’.” All topped off with the famous rain scene.

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

Leavenworth Community Farmers Market
August 4, 2016

Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Lions Club Park
Leavenworth, WA 98826


The Leavenworth Community Farmers Market offers everything from local eggs, meats, cheeses & breads to delicious local produce, fruits, prepared foods, local crafts & more.

Go to event website >>>
(509) 548-5786
eric@alpinelakescheese.com

Disney's Beauty and The Beast
August 4, 2016

Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Festhalle Theater
928 Pine Street
Leavenworth, WA 98826
Cost: $14, $25, $32


Step into the enchanted world of Disney's modern classic, Beauty And The Beast. The story of Belle, an adventurous young woman, and the Beast, a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end. But time is running out. Don’t miss this "tale as old as time."

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

Music on the Lawn
August 5, 2016

Time: 6:00 PM
Location: 8977 North Rd
Peshastin, WA 98847
Cost: No Cover-Flights $12-$15/Glass $10-$15/Bottle $24-$75


Cheers to the weekend! Wine takes flight on Friday and Saturday nights at the log home 6-9pm. Enjoy a trio of IRW's finest wines and LIVE music while drinking in the breathtaking vineyard and orchard views. Wine also avaiable by the glass or bottle along with NW cheese and meats.

Go to event website >>>
(509) 548-7019
Rachel@icicleridgewinery.com

The Sound of Music
August 5, 2016

Time: 8:00 PM
Location: 928 Pine Street
Leavenworth, WA 98826
Cost: $14, $25, $32


The Leavenworth Village Classic returns to the gorgeous Ski Hill Amphitheater! The story of the von Trapp family has found a place in the hearts of everyone who sees it, and becomes a truly magical evening in the mountains, out under the stars.

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

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