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Apr 30
Jazz, Bites & Sips
Time: TBA

A series of entertainment experiences with music, food and adult beverages at intimate venues based in Ellensburg WA! Ticket required. Ages 21 and over please. Eat. Drink. Be Merry.
May 01 - 03
Rockin' The Red Horse
Time: TBA

Head to The Red Horse May 1st through May 3rd for great American food & burgers!
May 07
Girls Night Out (Spring)
Time: 5pm - 9pm

An evening with friends, fun, and fabulous deals this May 2020. Come get pampered in the dozens of participating stores downtown. Enter to win a great gift basket.
May 08 - 10
Yakima River Canyon Bird Fest
Time: See Link for More Info.

Come bird with KEEN for 3-days during the second weekend of May and discover the natural beauty of Central Washington State!
May 08 - 10
CWU Family Weekend
Time: Various Times & Dates - See Page for More Details

RAZA Graduation at Central Washington University.
May 09
Annual Get Intimate with the Shrub Steppe
Time: 9am - 1pm

A day packed full of expert-led field trips, educational and hands-on science booths with great activities for kids.
May 13 - 17
47th National Art Show & Auction
Time: See Link for More Info.

Visit the Western Art Association for free admission to the exhibit halls with 14,000 sq/ft, displaying the artwork of nearly 70 artists!
May 15 - 17
Bares & Broncs
Time: 6:30pm

This event provides great entertainment for the spectators that love the sport of rodeo and it also bring the colts into the arena for a match off.
May 16 - Oct 17
Children's Day at the Farmers Market
Time: 9am - 1pm

The Ellensburg Farmers Market, located in beautiful historic downtown Ellensburg, serves the Ellensburg and Cle Elum communities from the first Saturday in May until the last Saturday in October.
May 30
Keens Urban Streams and Brews
Time: 12pm - 5pm

This is a bar crawl with Science! || walk, talk, and learn || expert-led discussions about urban stream habitat, fish, and stormwater || get to know our urban creeks || enjoy beer & wine at local watering holes || support the Kittitas Environmental Education
Jun 06 - 07
Cruisin For Hospice
Time: See Link for More Info.

This year's show will include music, raffle, food, entertainment, free hot dogs and numerous show awards.
Jun 12 - 14
CWU Graduation
Time: See site for details

CWU Commencement 2020
Jun 13
Ellensburg Germanfest
Time: 10am - 2pm

The 1st Annual Ellensburg Germanfest will celebrate the german culture with german beer, food, and family frienly activities and entertainment. Held in Rotary Pavilion Downtown Park, the event will partner with the annual Dachshunds on Parade event.
Jun 20
Dachshunds on Parade
Time: Starts @ 8am

Now in its 17th year, this event started out small and quickly grew in popularity. Hundreds of folks from across the Northwest come to Ellensburg to proudly show off their beloved Dachshunds.
Buy Tickets or Register
Jul 13 - 17
Northwest Wood Carving Academy
Time: See Link for More Info.

The current NW Carving Academy is comprised of a group of volunteers, each taking on one or more tasks that when all are put together a great week of carving & fun occurs!
Buy Tickets or Register

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