Jan
3
Dec 30

98 Years of the Apple Blossom Festival

See photographs and memorabilia of past Apple Blossom Festival Royalty from 1920 through today, in the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center’s “Queen’s Court.” The display is part of the museum’s tree fruit industry exhibit, “Apple Capital of the World,” celebrating the history of the apple industry in north Central Washington and its importance in the regional economy. The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center is open year-round Tuesday through Saturday, 10am - 4pm at 127 S. Mission. Parking is available on the street of in the free lot at Kittitas and S. Mission, one block south of the museum. Contact: 509.888.6240 or info@wvmcc.org

Dates:                Ongoing year-round
Location:           Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center 127 S. Mission St.
Time:                 Tues – Sat, 10am-4pm
Cost:                  Adults: $5.00, Seniors: $3.00, Children: $2.00, Museum members: Free

 

 

Mar
1
Oct 31

Rocky Reach Hydro Project

  • Rocky Reach Dam

The Wenatchee Valley is blessed with abundant natural resources including the Columbia River, which provides affordable and renewable hydroelectric power for local residents and visitors. A day trip to Rocky Reach Dam is fun and informative. Self-guided tours of the powerhouse include historical exhibits in the Museum of the Columbia, community art shows and displays that explain how clean, renewable hydroelectric power is generated. There is also the opportunity to see the giant generators at work from a walkway high above the powerhouse floor. Outdoors, there are acres of landscaped grounds with shady spots for picnicking, sunny lawns, a playground and geocaching. Rocky Reach Visitor Center is open daily, including weekends. For more information, call Chelan County PUD's Visitor Center at (509) 663-7522. Find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/VisitRockyReach.

Apr
22
7:00 pm19:00

Disney in Concert~Magical Music from the Movies

  • Town Toyota Center

This unforgettable performance will feature Magical Music from Disney Movies. Derived from some of the most famous movie scores ever. Frozen, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Mary Poppins, Aladdin, The Lion King and more. The musical program explores many of Walt Disney's stories and characters through memorable melodies. In addition to local instrumental musicians, the show will feature four Broadway caliber vocalists, high-resolution film clips from iconic Disney movies and a narrative presented by the singer and conductor.

Tickets range from $25 to $65

Presented by:Wenatchee Valley Symphony

Apr
27
May 7

Memorial Park Food Fair

  • Memorial Park

2017 Food Fair ~ April 27 - May 7 at Memorial Park

A delicious part of the Apple Blossom Festival is the Washington State Apple Blossom Festival Food Fair in Memorial Park.  From lunch through dinner, many tasty treats satisfy the appetite and make meal plans during the Festival a snap!  There will be entertainment during the lunch and dinner hours, making the Food Fair in Memorial Park the place to be!!  Contact the Apple Blossom Festival Office at (509) 662-3616.

The vendors open their booths daily at 11am (vendors have to stay open until 8pm but many stay open longer)

Company Menu's (Will be updated for 2017)

CREPES DE GRILLS GONE WILD - PEPPERONI PIZZA SANDWICH, GRILLED CHEESY SANDWICH MELTS, CREPES, CURLY FRIES,TOTS, DEEP FRIED PBJ, DEEP FRIED CANDY, ESPRESSO, MEATBALL SANDWICH.

BLACK KETTLE CATERING - BAKED POTATOES, CHICKEN COMBO BASKET, TORTATOES, HOT DOGS, CHILI CHEESE DOGS, HOT DOG COMBO BASKETS, DEEP FRIED VEGGIES, FINGER STEAKS, SOFT SERVE WITH TOPPINGS, MILKSHAKES, FRUIT COBBLER, FROZEN LEMONADE, REGULAR LEMONADE AND LIMEADE, SMOOTHIES, COFFEE, BLENDED COFFEE, ICED TEA, BOTTLED WATER AND PEPSI PRODUCTS

DIPPIN DOTS - ICE CREAM

INNA'S CUISINE - ARRABIATA SALMON OR CHICKEN W/CAESAR SALAD OR RICE PILAF & VEGGIES, BEEF STROGANOFF, BAKED PASTRY PIROSHKY W/BEEF & CHEESE, CABBAGE ROLLS, GREEK SANDWICH WITH BEEF OR CHICKEN, BAKLAVA, LEMONADE, PEACH LEMONADE, PEPSI PRODUCTS AND BOTTLED WATER.

JIM AMMONS CONCESSIONS - CORN ON THE COB, BAKED POTATO

KALEENKA PIROSHKY - PIROSHKYS (BEEF & CHEDDAR, LOX & CREAM CHEESE, VEGETABLE, APPLE, RED & GREENCOSSACK POTATOES WITH SAUSAGE, STRAWBERRY LEMONADE, BOTTLED WATER AND PEPSI PRODUCTS

KEEP IT IN THE VALLEY - FUNNEL CAKES WITH VARIOUS TOPPINGS, APPLE SLICES WITH CARAMEL, CHEESE OR PEANUT BUTTER DIP, COTTON CANDY, SNO CONES, LEMONADE, STRAWBERRY LEMONADE, HOT CHOCOLATE, COFFEE, BOTTLED WATER

KOLOSSUS GYROS - PITA GYROS SANDWICH W/BEEF, LAMB, CHICKEN OR VEGETARIAN. FALEFFEL SANDWICH, GREEK SALAD, SPANAKOPITTA, HUMMUS, DOLMADES, BAKLAVA, GREEK FRIES, GREEK SALAD, LEMONADE AND PEPSI PRODUCTS

MARSALEES THAI FOODS - CHICKEN & BEEF SKEWERS, VEGGIES, NOODLES, EGG ROLLS, STEAMED RICE, VARIOUS COMBO PLATES, PEPSI PRODUCTS

PHILLY'S & FRIES - PHILLY SANDWICHES, ASSORTED CURLY FRIES & PEPSI PRODUCTS

ROBIN'S TROPICAL SNO - HAWAIIAN SHAVED ICE, BIG KAHUNA SHAVED ICE, ALL WITH FLAVORS OR WHIPPED CREAM

SHISHKABERRY'S - CHOCOLATE (milk, dark & white) DIPPED FRUIT (STRAWBERRIES, BANANAS, & PINEAPPLE) ON A STICK, VARIOUS TOPPINGS:  NUTS, COOKIE CRUMBS, SPRINKLES & WHIPPED CREAM

TAQUERIA PICANTE - TACOS, TACO PLATE, COMBO PLATE, QUESADILLAS, BURRITOS, TORTAS, MEXICAN DRINKS (PURCHASED THROUGH WEINSTEIN BEVERAGE, WATER AND PEPSI PRODUCTS

THE DONER HAUS - DONER SANDWICH, VEGGIE DONER, CHICKEN DONER, STEAK DONER, LEMONADE AND PEPSI PRODUCTS

THE RAMBLIN' GOURMET - SIRLOIN BURGER, ONION BURGER, MUSHROOM BURGER, CANADIAN BACON BURGER, 1 POUND BURGER W/CHEESE, 1/4 POUND ALL BEEF HOT DOG, JUMBO HAND DIPPED CORN DOG,  JUMBO CURLY FRIES,  COFFEE, PINK LEMONADE AND PEPSI PRODUCTS

WHITE'S CONCESSIONS #1 - BUFFALO & GERMAN SAUSAGE, BUFFALO & SIRLOIN BURGERS, ELEPHANT EARS, INDIAN FRY BREAD, INDIAN TACOS, FT LONG & REGULAR CORN DOGS, NACHOS, BLOOMIN' ONIONS, CURLY FRIES, FAJITAS, PEPSI PRODUCTS,  LEMONADE, TEA

WHITE'S CONCESSIONS #2 - TENDERLOIN & STEAK SANDWICH, ONION RINGS, CHEDDARWURST BUN ON A STICK, HAWAIIAN BURGERS, NACHO SUPREME, FT LONG & REGULAR CORN DOGS, FRIES (STRAIGHT CUT, CURLY, FREEDOM), SLUSHIES, LEMONADE, PEPSI PRODUCTS

YC ORIENTAL FOOD - EGG ROLL, TERIYAKI CHICKEN OR BEEF, CURRY CHICKEN OVER RICE, PAN FRIED NOODLES, STIR FRY VEGETABLES, FRIED RICE, COMBINATION PLATES, ICED TEA, LEMONADE, BOTTLED WATER, AND PEPSI PRODUCTS

YOU FOUND US! - BOEHMS HANDDIPPED ICE CREAM BAR, FROZEN BANANA DIPPEDI N CHOCOLATE, ICE CREAM CONES REGULAR AND WAFFLE, ROOT BEER FLOATS

YOUNG LIFE - ITALIAN SODAS, BLENDED FROZEN COFFEE, FROZEN LEMONADE, SMOOTHIE, GRANNY APPLE FRIES,

ZIEGLER'S BRATWURST HAUS - AUTHENTIC GERMAN BRATWURST (PORK, BEEF, OR VEAL), JUMBO REGULAR & SPICY POLISH SAUSAGE, GERMAN WIENER,  HOT DOGS, CORN DOGS, CURLY FRIES, PEPSI PRODUCTS, LEMONADE AND BOTTLED WATER

2016 Concessions Awards

Best Of Show: White's Concession's from Worley Idaho featuring; foot long corn dogs, elephant ears, indian tacos and buffalo burgers.

Best Cleanliness/Overall Appearnce: Kallenka's from Redmond Washington featuring; Beef, cheese and Pepperoni and Smoked Salmon piroshki's. 

Best Customer Service: The Ramblin Gourmet from Enumclaw Washington featuring: Ground Sirloin burgers, 1/4 all beef hot dogs, and 1/4 pound hand dipped all beef corn dogs.

Best Food Main Dish: Le Crepe De Grills Gone Wild from Keizer Oregon featuring deep friend peanut better & jelly sandwiches, assorted crepes and a gluten free menu. 

Best Value: The Corn Guy/Jim Ammons from Spokane Washington featuring loaded baked potatoes and corn on the cob.

Best Snack/Dessert: You Found Us from Everson Washington featuring hand dipped ice cream bars, frozen bananas dipped in chocolate, root beer floats and orange creamcicles

Apr
28
May 7

Funtastic Shows Carnival

  • Funtastic Shows Carnival

We are excited to announce new location for this years Funtastic Shows Carnival! Join us at The Town Toyota Center Parking lot April 28th - May 7th. Pay one Price Bracelets are available daily for forty dollars and includes unlimited rides, three game tickets and a food item. Pre-purchase your carnival bracelets beginning April 1st for only $30 dollars

6th Annual Blossoms & Brews
Apr
28
May 7

6th Annual Blossoms & Brews

  • Memorial Park

Monday - Friday 4pm - 10pm
Saturday's 1pm - 10pm
1st Sunday 4pm - 8pm
2nd Sunday 12pm - 3pm

Cover charge $1

Beverages from Icicle Brewing Co., Badger Mountain Brewing, Deschutes, Iron Horse, Columbia Distributing, Jones Winery & more will be features at this year's Blossoms & Brews during the Festival. 

 

Apr
28
7:30 pm19:30

Columbia Chorale "Good News!...Songs of Africa-America"

  • Grace Lutheran Church

The Columbia Chorale presents “Good News!...Songs of Africa-America” This event will include spirituals and other music influenced by the African-America experience. Local voice instructor/soprano Leslie McEwen will join the chorale as a featured soloist. For more information, contact director Mike Hibbett, 663-5256

Apr
29
9:00 am09:00

Rustique Divas Vintage Market at Pybus Market

The Rustique Diva's Vintage Market you know and love is back once again at the Pybus Public Market during the Apple Blossom Festival on Saturday, April 29th, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m..
Come on down before or after the Youth Parade and check out all the regional artisans and vendors selling antiques, collectibles, home decor, hand crafted jewelry, soap, repurposed furniture, signs, salvaged and metal works and so much more! Come see what all your friends are talking about at the Pybus Public Market on Saturday, April 29th! There will be something for everyone!
rustiquedivas@gmail.com

 

 



Apr
29
Apr 30

10th Annual Wenatchee Renaissance Fair

  • Chelan County Expo Center

Two Rivers Medieval Faire, formerly The Wenatchee Renaissance Fair is on Saturday April 29th from 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. and Sunday April 30th from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Price of admission is:  $10 for ages 18 and older
                                   $5 children 5-17
                                   Ages 5 and under FREE

“Go back in time to the Ireland of 1363 at the Two Rivers Medieval Faire.  Watch Jousting,meet Knights & Ladies, talk to Ogres & Fairies, shop the Medieval Market, try your hand at Archery and enjoy Musicians, Dancers & Storytellers.  Don't forget the Pirates!  Family fun for all ages!

New location Chelan County Expo Center. 5700 Wescott Dr. Cashmere, WA 98815

www.wenrenfaire.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KEYES FIBER YOUTH PARADE
Apr
29
11:00 am11:00

KEYES FIBER YOUTH PARADE

The Festival’s Youth Parade is one of the only parades in the state to feature so many of Washington’s youngsters.  Over 4,500 children ages 14 and under (and some who are just young at heart) participate in this celebration!  Contact the Apple Blossom Festival Office at (509) 662-3616 with any questions.

Youth Parade Application
Youth Parade Route

2016 Keyes Fibre Youth Parade Awards

Grand Sweepstakes Award – Danzas Multiculturals (#67)
1st Place Best Elementary Grades K-5 – Lincoln Elementary (#12)
2nd Place Best Elementary Grades K-5 – Columbia Elementary (#31)
3rd Place Best Elementary Grades K-5 – Cascade Elementary (#54)
Best Daycare/Preschool – Chelan/Douglas Child Services Headstart (#60)
2nd Place Best Daycare/Preschool – Kristi’s Happy Home Wee-Care Daycare (#36)
3rd Place Best Daycare/Preschool – Montessori Children’s School (#57)
Best Sport Group – Apple Valley Gymnastics (#68)
Sport Group 2nd Place – KI Fighting Concepts (#51)
Sport Group 3rdPlace – Central Cascade Pop Warner Football & Cheer (#30)
Best Small Group – Animal Habitat 4-H Group (#43)
2nd Place Small Group – Orondo Cider Works (#28)
3rd Place Small Group – Columbia Fruit (#8)
Best Large Group – Stage Kids (#33)
2nd Place Large Group – St. Paul’s Lutheran School (#55)
Best Use of Festival Theme – St. Joseph’s School (#20)
Judges Choice – West Side Early Learning (#56)
Best New Entry – Wenatchee Public Library and the Bookmobile (#61)

BANDS

Jr High

  1. Eastmont Jr. High
  2. Columbia Tacoma
  3. West Valley Yakima

Middle School

  1. Harbour Pointe
  2. Pioneer
    Tied for Second: Sulton
  3. Cashmere

DRILL TEAMS

Jr High: West Valley Yakima

Middle School

  1. Pioneer
  2. Orchard
  3. Cashmere
Apr
30
11:00 am11:00

Art 4 Kidz sponsored by Washington Federal and Costco

  • Memorial Park

What a great way to showcase the best youth artistic talent in the Wenatchee Valley!  Art 4 Kidz is an opportunity for youth, grades Pre-K to 12th, to enter their artwork in differnt categories. The artwork may be any art the student has created within the last year. All entries will be displayed at the Pepsi-Cola Youth Day festivities in Memorial Park.

Application

Apr
30
11:00 am11:00

Pepsi Cola Youth Day

  • Memorial Park

Youth Day will be one of the highlights of this year’s Washington State Apple Blossom Festival. Great performances and activities just for kids.

To be involved as a vendor in this amazing day for our youth, fill out an application here.

2017 Youth Day Booth Participants.

Subject to change...
Weinstein/Pepsi Cola
Chelan-Douglas Child Services Association
Child Evangelism Fellowship-Story Barn
E.P.I.C.
GESA Credit Union
NAMI
Rocky Reach Dam Visitor Center
Sage Hills Church Kids
Stage Kids WA
St. Paul's Lutheran School
Suicide Prevention Coalition
Town Toyota Center
Trinity Inflatables
Wenatchee Kennel Club
YMCA
 

 

 

Apr
30
2:00 pm14:00

2017 Cakes For College Funnel Cake Eating Contest

All New 2017 Funnel Cake Eating Contest

Wenatchee!!!!  It's food fair time!  And that means one thing and one thing only - it's time to line up for a funnel cake at the Cakes for College booth where all profits support college scholarships for students from Wenatchee, Eastmont and Cashmere.  Skip the line this year and get a funnel cake for FREE!  Sign up to be in the Cakes for College Funnel Cake Eating Contest held Sunday April 30th in Memorial Park.  Separate divisions for Middle School, High School, and Couples/Friends.  Turn in your entry form from 11am to 1:45pm on 4/30 at the Festival Booth at Memorial Park.  Free funnel cakes, hats, and shirts for all contestants.  Even if you lose you still WIN!

Entry Form

 

May
3
May 13

Apple Blossom Festival Musical...Young Frankenstein

Written by Mel Brooks
MTW's Apple Blossom, 2017 Musical
in Partnership with the Numerica PAC
Directed by Cynthia Brown
Produced by Selina Danko
Performances:  May 3-6 & 10-13, 2017 at 7:30 PM
Matinee:  May 7 at 4:00 PM and May 13 at 2:00 PM
Numerica Performing Arts Center

May
4
9:30 am09:30

Apple Blossom Golf Tournament

  • Highlander Golf Course

sponsored by Washington Trust Bank

The Apple Blossom Golf Tournament takes place at Highlander Golf Course in East Wenatchee. With 144 golfers it is one of the best tournaments in the Northwest at the beautiful Highlander Golf Course. Awards, raffles and a Hole-in-One contest sponsored by Sangster Motor's will also take place!

Golf Tournament Application

May
5
May 7

Wal Mart Arts and Crafts Fair

  • Memorial Park
Friday-Saturday 10am - 7pm, Sunday 10am - 5pm

2017 Arts & Crafts Application (2 downloads)

2016 List of Vendors (2017 list coming soon)

Absolutely Nuts
Ace Leather goods
Alexa's Angels
Alice's small creations
Animals to Abstract
Ann'ue sensation LLC
Ansley Art & Images
Balsamroot Ranch Jewelry
Bayside Kites
Bayside Treasures Beadware
Beyond the Beach
Bite Me Pet Products
bling! Bling!
Blue Moon Gardens Glassworks
Borsa Bella
Brenda McGowan Jewelry/Studio B
Cake Chic Studio
Carleens Coffee & Country Catering
Christy's Crafts
Classy Sassy Jewelry
Clear impressions gifts@ décor
Country Strong Critter Creations
Cupbearer
Diaz Art Glass
DJL Designs
Dog & Pup Glass Studio
Fabulous You     
Flashback Unlimited
Flying Horse Art Wear
Freeborn Metal Art
Friday Harbor House of Jerky
Garlic Gourmay/JSC Creations
Geno's Kettle Korn
Glyptic Concepts
Goldenwood Soap     
Gustoblend (Maplecor LLC)
Gypsy Lotus
Half-n-the-bag Insulated Wine Bags
Heaven Scent Candles
Homegrown Stitches
Ihnen Photography
It's So Easel
IVXX Tie Dyes
Ju Ju Gear           
K & R Farms
Kalp Henna
Kara's Creations/Whispering Winds
Kitchen Bitches LLC
Kitty Hooch LLC
Kozi Kids
Leslie Hand Painted Glass
Lethal Customs
Lilie De Vallee LLC
Little Darlins
MA Graphics
Marshall Mahler Photography
McUnes Creative Side
Mehndi Madness, Inc.
Michaels designs
Monikas design
Mt. St. Helens Gems & Jewelry
Name Ring 4 U
Nectar of the Vine
Olive branch
Over The Line Art
Pamela K Designs
Pearls By Nature
Peone Creek Pottery
Quichua Mashis   
Radar's Creations
Rethreadz Clothing
Rileys Spice of Life
Rustic Wonderings
Seattle Fudge
Sibbett Studio
Silk from the Hartz
Simplistic Designs
Spin Art USA
Stone Crazy
Stormy Mountain Soaps
The Burlap Lady
The Dawgfather
The Recycled Spoon, LLC
The Toy Box
Three Rivers Gourmet    
Trillium handcrafted jewelry/beadee eyed gal
VIP's Magnetic Jewerlry
Vivid Imaginations Face Painting
Vivid Imaginations Glitter Tattoos
Washington Rocks
Winfield Designs
 

2016 Arts & Crafts Awards

Best of Show: Sibbet Studio from Tacoman feating solid wood jigsaw puzzles made from Northwest Red Cedar.    Booth A 5 & 6
Royalty Choice: Brenda McGowan Jewelry/ Studio Bfrom Cashmere Washington featuring handmade jewelry.   Booth E 5a
Wal Mart Choice: Christy's Crafts from Karlstad MN featuring framed painted glass.      Booth B 20 & 21
2nd Place: The Burlap Lady from Redmond Washington featuring custom metal and wood signs.      Booth E 3 & 4
3rd Place: Flying Horse Art WearKettle Falls Washington featuring metal jewelry and scarves.     Booth C 9


 

 

May
5
6:00 pm18:00

5th Annual Apple Blossom Cruz-In

Join us for the 5th Annual Apple Blossom Cruiz-In Car Show. Immediately following the Classy Chassis Parade. All cool cars are invited to park between 2nd and Palouse St.'s on Wenatchee Ave. beginning at 5:00 pm. This event is free to enter and free to view. For more information contact Jim McDonald at mac@insidedesignc1.com or visit www.wendowntown.org

 

 

May
6
6:30 am06:30

Downtown Kiwanis 57th Annual Pancake Breakfast

When: On Saturday, May 6th from 6:30 10:00 am

Where: Triangle Park on Miller St

What: All you can eat pancake breakfast

Price: $6 in advance $7 at the gate CHILDREN 6 & UNDER ARE FREE!!

Tickets are available at the Apple Blossom Festival Office or the Kiwanis Club or at the gate.

May
6
May 7

Apple Blossom Fun Fly

  • Red Apple Flyers

Radio control flying event at Wenatchee Red Apple Flyers Field. All type RC airplanes from small size to 12 foot wingspan. All types war-bird and civilian. Free for public viewing both Saturday and Sunday 9am - 4pm at 520 4th St. S.E. East Wenatchee.

Apple Blossom 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament
May
6
May 7

Apple Blossom 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

  • Wenatchee Valley College

High School teams and above will play Saturday, May 6th. 8th Grade level and below will play on Sunday, May 7th. Actual times will not be available until the schedule is created.

Registration and fees must be received by April 25th. A $30 late fee will be added from April 26th - May 1st.  No entries after May 1st.

For registration visit:
https://goo.gl/forms/ag4kMyiQup4VH8xI3

For more information visit...
Facebook: www.facebook.com/appleblossom3on3


 

 

 

 

 

Stemilt Growers Grand Parade
May
6
11:00 am11:00

Stemilt Growers Grand Parade

2017 Stemilt Growers Grand Parade
Saturday, May 6, 11 am

The cannon sounds promptly at 11:00 am on Saturday, May 6 to announce the Stemilt Growers 98th Washington State Apple Blossom Festival Grand Parade.  Leading off the parade is the traditional Apple Blossom Run, as well as the daredevil maneuvers of the Seattle Motorcycle Police Drill Team.   Bands from throughout the Northwest join with the many colorful floats and proud-stepping equestrian units to make this one of Washington’s grandest parades.  Dignitaries from many of Northwest Festivals, as well as local and state legislators join in to enjoy the Greater Wenatchee Valley at springtime. Contact the Festival Office for more information at (509) 662-3616 or appleblossom.org

Applications

Parade route maps below.  

Watch the Stemilt Growers Grand Parade LIVE on NCWLIFE Channel.
CHARTER- Channel 19            
LOCALTEL- Channel 12
It will also be streaming at NCWLIFE.com

2016 Stemilt Growers Grand Parade RESULTS

FLOATS:

Grand Sweepstakes Award             SUNNYSIDE #82
(The highest float award.  Given to most outstanding float in the parade, regardless of division.)

Community Sweepstakes Award         CHEWELAH #20
(Presented to the outstanding float in the Community division.)

SPIRIT OF THE FESTIVAL AWARD            DEER PARK #49
(Presented to the outstanding float in the Community/Volunteer Made Division.)

STEMILT GROWERS Sponsor’s Choice Award         WILBUR #85
(Given to the Sponsors favorite float, regardless of division.)

Royalty Choice Award          CASHMERE #68
(Apple Blossom Royalty’s favorite float regardless of division)

*GOLDEN APPLE AWARD     WASHINGTON STATE FAIR #54
(Awarded to a float deserving special recognition.)

1st Place (Given in each Community Division based on population.)

Division A (Population over 100,000)       Tacoma Daffodil #76
Division B (Population 40,000-99,999)    Marysville #60
Division C (Population 5,000-39,999)       Penticton #25
Division D (Population 2,000-4,999)         Cashmere #68
Division E (Population Under 2,000)         Wilbur #85

 

EQUESTRIAN UNITS:    (Cleanliness of Horse & Tack; Riding Apparel; CrowdAppeal; Parade Presence)

Best Royalty Equestrian           Miss Omak Stampede #38
Best Group Equestrian             Ellensburg Rodeo Posse #16
Best Costume Equestrian        Rancho Los Lagos #28
Novelty Equestrian                   Othello's Distinguished Young Women #63
Judge’s Award                            Appleatchee Roders Queen-  Sash Ragan #16
Equestrian Most Original Clean-Up Crew     Ellensburg Rodeo Posse #16

SPECIALTY UNITS:    (Uniqueness; Crowd Appeal; and Costumes)

1st Place Specialty                 Town Toyota Center and GS Long #58    
2nd Place Specialty                Chelan COunty Sheriff #55
3rd Place Specialty               John The Clown #14
Most Original Specialty Unit       Wenatchee Valley Museum #57

Band Results

DivRankName

Sweepstakes
 West Valley High School- Spokane                               

Best Drum Major overall
Wenatchee High School

AAAA Division                          1st Place          South Kitsap High School
                                                2nd Place         University High School

AAA Division                            1st Place          Kennedy High School

A Division                                1st Place          Medical Lake High School
                                               2nd Place        Sultan High School

BB Division                             1st Place           Manson High School
                                               2nd Place         LaConner High School

B Division                                1st Place          Entiat High School

Drill/Aux. Units

DivName

AAAA                                  1st Place   Univeristy High School
AAA                                     1st Place Kennedy High School
AA                                        1st Place West Valley High School- Spokane
A                                          1st Place Sultan High School
B                                          1st Place Entiat High School

Wenatchee & Eastmont (except drum major) do not participate in bandawards as the hosts, although Wenatchee scored highest.

Sweepstakes winner is best overall band, regardless of division.

1st & 2nd places are indicated by division, with music caption as the tie breaker.

Best drum major is awarded regardless of division.

Drum major score is not included in band scores.

May
7
10:00 am10:00

Pybus Fine Art Sunday

Art Lovers Sunday is Sunday, May 7 from 10am to 3pm in the concourse at Pybus Market. It is the public’s chance to meet and visit with local artists who are actually practicing their craft. Sure, you can buy something …. but Art Lovers Sunday is really about chatting with local artists and celebrating the wonderful arts community that NCW is fortunate to have … while the artists are working.

This event is FREE to the public.


Mar
9
6:00 pm18:00

2017 Art Print Reception Sponsored by: People's Bank

Please Join Us for the
Washington State Apple Blossom Festival's
 2017 Limited Edition Art Print Receptionn Honoring Artist Paula Christen. Purchase "Heritage" here.


Sponsored by: People's Bank

Thursday, March 9th
6:00 pm-7:30 pm * Short Program at 6:45pm

The Reception will be at Peoples Bank at 901 N. Mission Street.

Art Prints will be available for purchase ($32) with personalization.

Light Hosted Appetizers * Wine Will be Offered

Jan
11
6:00 pm18:00

2017 Top 10 Announcement

Please join us at the Numerica Performing Arts Center for the announcement of our 2017 Top 10 Candidates. All vying for Royalty Scholarships and their chance to represent the Wenatchee Valley as Apple Blossom Festival Royalty.

Jan
10
7:00 pm19:00

2017 Top 25 Candidate's Reception

  • Performing Arts Center

Please join us for the introduction of our 25 Top 10 Royalty Candidates. This is a fun evening to come and cheer on your favorite candidate. Doors open at 6:30pm. The announcement of the Top 10 will be held January 11th, 6:00 pm at the Wenatchee PAC

Candidates

May
7
2:30 pm14:30

Tour De Bloom, Bio-Sports Twilight Criterium

A bicycle race that boasts Jr. racers all the way to professional racers. Spectator friendly, as there are beer gardens on course.

The Tour de Bloom Stage Race and Omnium is a three-day cycling event being held May 6-8, 2016, in the Wenatchee Valley. Organized by the Wenatchee Valley Velo Club, Tour de Bloom features a Leavenworth road race (with racing on a closed lane on Highway 2 in Tumwater Canyon and a finish in the Bavarian Village), a hill climb from Squilchuck State Park to the Mission Ridge Ski Area on Saturday morning, a twilight criterium in historic downtown Wenatchee on Saturday afternoon and evening, and a road race among the rolling wheat fields near Waterville in adjacent Douglas County on Sunday. The event is USA Cycling-certified. Tour de Bloom is held during Wenatchee’s famous Apple Blossom Festival. For more information and applications follow the link below.

http://www.wenatcheevalleyvelo.com/current-event/tour-de-bloom

May
7
2:00 pm14:00

2nd Annual Rugrat Nation 3on3 Basketball Tournament

Rugrat Nation 3on3 Tournament is a co-ed basketball tournament for grades K-3. Rugrat Nation is a non-profit scholarship fundraising event with all proceeds and donations going to scholarships for our local students/athletes. This tournament is fun for all, the athletes and spectators! Enjoy watching the cutest ballers in town from the outside patios at the awesome venue of Pybus Public Market.

Date:                 Saturday, May 7
Location:          Pybus Public Market

                         3 N. Worthen Ave., Wenatchee
Time:                2pm-6pm
Cost:                 $50 registration per team

Team Registration

Individual Registration

May
6
Sep 30

Everything's Skookum

This exhibit features the iconic 1920’s-era images associated with Skookum Packers Association’s successful global apple marketing campaign. Everything’s Skookum examines Skookum from its roots in Chinook Jargon to its evolution as a loved and controversial part of the North Central Washington landscape. Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center hopes the exhibit will foster a community conversation about the history of this beautiful valley and the people that call it home. Contact: 509.888.6262 for more information.

Dates:                Opening Day May 6th 5pm-8pm Free exhibit this day.
Days:                 Tuesdays through Saturdays year-round
Time:                  10am-4pm.
Location:           Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center 127 S. Mission St.          
Admission:         $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and $2 for children                 

May
1
1:00 pm13:00

Motorcycle Extravaganza

Come by and celebrate 12 years of fun and fantasy.  Shine up your “hog” or any favorite motorcycle and ride it on down to the best show in Wenatchee.  No entry fees or pre-registration required.  We’re open to all classes – new, old, tricked out or just plain fun!!  And, everyone is invited to vote for the Best In Show Award.  FREE – OPEN TO PUBLIC.

Location:             RiverWest Retirement, 900 N.  Western, Wenatchee
Time:                  1-3 pm
Cost:                  Free event
Hosted by:         RiverWest Retirement Community
Contact:             Jeril Hansen, (509) 662-2797

Apr
30
5:00 pm17:00

WVSO Leonard Evans 150

The North West Super Late Model Series drivers compete for over $20,000.00 in cash on the North Wests fastest ¼ mile oval.

Location:             Wenatchee Valley Super Oval
Tickets:                $10-$20
Information:        www.wvso.com

 

 

Apr
30
May 8

Ride the Mini Train

Wenatchee Riverfront Railway will be running the weekends of Apple Blossom and kids of ALL ages are welcome to ride the 10 inch gauge train. The course winds through a figure-8 layout of bridges, trestles and rails along the Columbia River just south of the carnival. Tickets are $1 per ride and may be purchased at the Pear-a-Dise Station. Train rides are held “weather permitting.” Parking is available at 155 North Worthen Street. Call 509-662-1831 for more info.

Date:                 April 30 & May 1, & May 7-8
Location:           Wenatchee Riverfront Park, 155 Worthen St.
Time:                 1-5pm
Cost:                  $1 per ride

Apr
30
9:00 am09:00

WSU Master Gardener Plant Sale

 

 The 2016 WSU Chelan-Douglas Master Gardener Foundation Plant Sale will once again be held at the Pybus Market located on Worthen Street, at the foot of Orondo Street.

This year's sale will feature 21 varieties of tomatoes, many of which were voted most delicious at last summer's Tomato Gala.  Also available this year will be 18 Varieties of peppers as well as many other types of vegetables and herbs. 
Also available will be the popular Walla Walla perennials, and this year we will have blueberries available.

The sale is Saturday, April 30 - 9am to 2pm

 

 

 

Dec
1
12:00 pm12:00

Mandatory Meetings

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Do you want to be a part of the Apple Blossom Royalty Experience?  The Mandatory Meetings for Senior Girls interested in running for the 2016 Apple Blossom Festival Royalty will be held Tuesday, December 1 at 12:00 noon, 4:00 p.m., & 6:00 p.m. at the Wenatchee Convention Center.  You must attend ONE of the mandatory meetings. A parent or guardian must attend one of the meetings as well, however, it does not have to be the same meeting.   $24,000 in scholarships will be awarded to the Top 10 and Royalty

For more information, visit appleblossom.org or call the Festival Office at 662-3616.

 

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