Seasons in the Valley
Explore iconic Chelan and immerse yourself in a multitude of adventures. From boating and fishing to cycling or paragliding, the options are endless. Discover more about exciting local activities on our Area Attractions page.
Multiple festivals are set for the spring and fall seasons, providing an ideal opportunity to escape and enjoy the charms of the Lake Chelan valley. Embrace February's love-themed festivities during Red Wine and Chocolate, featuring artisan wine and chocolate pairings over two weekends, or immerse yourself in Lake Chelan Crush during two weekends in October.
Chelan winters offer a quieter environment, making it an ideal time to gather with family or friends for a weekend getaway or a week-long retreat. Embrace the comfort of cozy movies and board games, enjoy sledding at the golf course or bowling, or indulge in catered meals – the possibilities are endless!
Echo Valley is one of the best areas for winter activities, conveniently located just 9 miles from downtown Chelan. Here you can enjoy skiing, snowboarding, sledding/tubing, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing. For snowmobiling, explore the six area snow parks, or venture farther to ski at Mission Ridge (Wenatchee) or Steven's Pass (Highway 2).