to Nov 1

Rocky Reach Hydro Project

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Rocky Reach Discovery Center is located on the west side of Rocky Reach Dam, easily accessible from Highway 97A, and offers ample parking for guests, including recreational vehicles and buses.
Guests will discover a museum, a café, balconies that offer panoramic views of the dam and grounds, the juvenile fish bypass system, the reservoir (Lake Entiat) and the Columbia River. A 90-seat theater shows movies throughout the day and upon request. Guided tours are available by appointment.

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6:00 PM18:00

24th Annual Apple Blossom Auction

Tailgate Party!

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Mark your calendar's for Apple Blossom Festival's largest fundraiser and a party like no other! We are celebrating our 101st Festival this year!

Tickets are $50ea. or a Table of 10 for $500.  Saturday, October 26th at 6:00 pm in the Wenatchee Center Grand Ballroom * Full Buffet Dinner * No Host Bar * Hosted Beer thanks to Odom Corp.

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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 2020 Apple Blossom Festival Royalty will be held Tuesday, December 3rd 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 to be able to participate in the Apple Blossom Royalty process. A parent or guardian must attend one of the meetings as well, however, it does not have to be the same meeting as their duaghter.  $31,000 in scholarships will be awarded to the Top 10 and Royalty.

 Royalty Manual

Royalty Information

Sample Documents

For more information, call the Festival Office at 662-3616.


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7:00 PM19:00

Candidate's Reception

Please join us for the introduction of our Top 25 Royalty Candidates as they answer questions from their bios, announce after graduation plans and give us some fun facts. This is a fun and FREE evening for the community to come and learn more about the young ladies hoping to become the 2020 Top Ten Candidates and cheer them on. Doors open at 6:30pm at the Wenatchee PAC.

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6:00 PM18:00

Top 10 Announcement

Please join us at the Numerica Performing Arts Center for the announcement of our 2020 Top 10 Royalty Candidates at 6:00 p.m.. These young ladies are all vying for Royalty Scholarships totaling $31,000 and their chance to represent the Wenatchee Valley as 2020 Apple Blossom Festival Royalty.
This is a FREE event and open to the public!

2019 Top 10 Candidates

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2019 Top Ten Candidates from L -> R and top row -> front row
Cassidy Cunningham (E) - Elizabeth Popoff (E) - Lorena Zepeda (E) - Lucy Gomez (E) Gomez
Savannah Slife (W) - Citlali Gonzalez-Arroyo (E) - Bailey White (W) - Ellie Toth (W)
Olivia Lancaster (W) - Maria Elena Metzger (W)

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to Mar 5

Junior Royalty

Information will be sent via-mail to all 5th grade girls in the Wenatchee & East Wenatchee public school districts. There will also be forms available at each school including all private schools and here on our website by January 23, 2020.

Sponsored by Dr. Cara Schroeder Children's Dentistry

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Cashmere Valley Bank Royalty Selection Pageant
7:00 PM19:00

Cashmere Valley Bank Royalty Selection Pageant

  • Wenatchee High School Auditorium (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Cashmere Valley Bank Royalty Selection Pageant will take place on Saturday, February 8th at 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium of Wenatchee High School where we will crown our 2020 Queen and Princesses. Prior to Pageant evening all Top Ten Candidates will spend the morning with our out of town judges participating in one on one and panel interviews accounting for 50% of the overall judging process.

Tickets are $25 for floor seats and $20 for upper level seating. Tickets go on sale Monday, January 13th at the Festival Office, located at 2 S. Chelan St., Wenatchee or online at appleblossom.org


2019 Royalty: Queen Savannah Slife, Princess Elizabeth Popoff, Princess Olivia Lancaster

2019 Pageant Award Winners

Photogenic Award, Sponsored by: Parson's Photography & Elements Salon & Wellness Spa: Lorena Zepeda
Congeniality Award, Sponsored by: Erik Holmberg Dentistry: Olivia Lancaster
Most Original Speech, Sponsored by: Kottkamp & Yedinak Law Firm: Citlali Gonzalez-Arroyo
Achievement Award, Sponsored by: Davis Arneil Law Firm LLP: Olivia Lancaster
Community Involvement Award, Sponsored by: State Farm Insurance: Cassidy Cunningham
Remaining Seven Candidates Scholarships, Sponsored by: Patti & Garry Sparks, The Floor Factory
Leman Johnson Award: Jim & Pat McDonald

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to May 3

Memorial Park Food Fair

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 with questions.

Vendor booths are open daily from 11am - 8pm (vendors may choose to stay open longer)


2019 Award Winners

“Best of Show” Taco Bahia, from Winthrop WA-SEAFOOD TACOS & BURRITOS

“Best Cleanliness/Overall Appearance.”  Dippin Dots/Younglife, from Wenatchee WA-ICE CREAM DOTS



“Best Value” Mac & Cheese Whaaaaaaat, from Woodinville WA fresh made mac & cheese with 10 different TOPPINGS: 7 cheese, lobster, garlic shrimp, maple bacon, bbq pork, veggie, apple sausage

“Community Choice” award.  This was chosen via the Apple Blossom APP!  Philly Bros. From Wenatchee WA PHILLY CHEESE STEAK SANDWICHES & FRIES



2019 Vendors


AMES CONCESSIONS (Formerly Black Kettle Catering) -Fresh Fruit Smoothies, Specialty Smoothies (Coffee & Candy), Milk Shakes, Iced Coffees, Hot Specialty Coffees, Hot Chocolate, Spiced Cider , Soft Serve Ice Cream, Ices Tea, Ice Cream Sundaes, Frozen Lemonade With Added Flavors, Fresh Squeeze Lemonade, Pepsi Fountain Drinks.

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,Khalva, Lemonade, Peach Lemonade, Pepsi Products And Bottled Water

KALEENKA PIROSHKY – Piroski- Beef & Cheese Smoked, Salamon, Vegetable Or Apple, Red & Green Cosshack- Potatoes & Sausage With Dill Sauce, Strawberry Lemonade, Soda, Water

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, Popcorn

KOLOSSUS GYROS -Pita Gyros Sandwich W/Beef, Lamb, Chicken Or Vegetarian. Faleffel Sandwich, Greek Salad, Spanakopitta, Hummus, Tsatziki, Baklava, Greek Fries, Greek Salad, Delmades, Lemonade And Pepsi Products

MAC & CHEESE WHHHATTTT - Fresh Made Mac & Cheese With 10 Different Toppings: 7 Cheese, Lobster, Garlic Shrimp, Maple Bacon, Bbq Pork, Veggie, Apple Sausage
8 Different Flavors Lemonade $5 Free Refills

MARSALEES THAI FOODS - Chicken & Beef Skewers, Veggies, Noodles, Egg Rolls, Steamed Rice, Crab Rangoon, Pot Stickers, Orange Chicken, Teriyaki Chicken, Fried Rice, Various Combo Plates, Pepsi Products

PHILLY'S & FRIES - Philly Sandwiches, Assorted Curly Fries & Pepsi Products

SHISHKABERRY'S - Chocolate (Milk, Dark & White) Dipped Fruit (Strawberries, Bananas, & Pineapple) On A Stick, Cheesecake On A Stick - Various Toppings:  Nuts, Cookie Crumbs, Sprinkles & Whipped Cream

SMOKENHAGEN- Smoked Turkey Leg Curly Fries, Smokenhagen Fries (Pulled Pork Fries Pulled Pork Sandwich Nachos, 2 Large Chicken Strips 1/4LB Hot Dog, 2 Chicken Strip W/ Fry Combo, 3 Chicken Strip W/ Fry Combo, Chili or Cheese to Anything for $1 Frozen Lemonade (Add any Flavor) Soda Fountain Drinks, Water Bottle

**NEW** Taco Bahia - *2 LARGE Alaska Red Salmon Tacos:Chipotle Aioli, Sockeye Salmon, Shredded Cabbage, Avocado Tomatillo Salsa, Smoked Queso Fresco Cheese *2 LARGE Alaska Rockfish Tacos: Chipotle Aioli, Pacific Rockfish, Shredded Cabbage, Pineapple Habanera Salsa, Smoked Queso Fresco Cheese *2 LARGE Dungeness Crab Tacos: Homemade Tartar Sauce, Chilled Pacific Dungeness Crab, Shredded Cabbage, Yogurt Lemon Drizzle, Smoked Queso Fresco Cheese, Pickled Jalapeno Slices *2 LARGE Carne Asada Tacos: Chipotle Aioli, Black Beans, Carne Asada, Shredded Cabbage, Pico Do Gallo Salsa, Mexican Blend Cheese, Roasted Tomatillo Salsa *2 LARGE Portobello Mushroom Tacos: Chipotle Aioli, Grilled Portobello Mushrooms, Black Beans, Shredded Cabbage, Pico De Gallo Salsa, Roasted Tomatillo Salsa, Mexican Blend Cheese *Alaska Red Salmon Salad *Breakfast Burrito: Cage Free Scrambled Eggs, Grilled Potatoes, Black Beans, Bacon, Pico De Gallo Salsa, Avocado Tomatillo Salsa, Mexican Blend Cheese *Smoked Salmon Quesadilla *Assorted Bottled Water, Soda

TAQUERIA PICANTE - Tacos, Taco Plate, Combo Plate, Enchiladas, Taquitos, Quesadillas, Burritos, Tostadas, Taco Dorados, Tortas, Takis, Ducles, Chips, Mexican Drinks, Water And Pepsi Products

THE DONER HAUS - Doner Sandwich, Veggie Done, Chicken Doner, Steak Doner, Lemonade & Pepsi Products

THE RAMBLIN' GOURMET - Sirloin Burger, Onion Burger, Mushroom Burger, Canadian Bacon Burger, Redneck Burger, Redenck Burger On Steriods, Mega 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 - Hawaiian Burgers, Buffalo & German Sausage, Buffalo & Sirloin Burgers, Elephant Ears, Indian Tacos, Ft Long & Regular Corn Dogs, Bloomin' Onions, Curly Fries, Chili Cheese Fries, Fajitas, Western Steak Sandwhiches, Hand Cut Tenderloin Sanwhiches,  Hot Dogs On Kids Menu, 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, Soy Drinks, Lemonade, Bottled Water, And Pepsi Products

YOU FOUND US! - Boehms Handdipped Ice Cream Bar, Frozen Banana Dippedi N Chocolate, Caramel Apples, Cottom Candy, Ice Cream Cones Regular And Waffle, Root Beer Floats, Sundaes/ Banana Spilts, Caramel Apples, Cotton Candy

YOUNG LIFE - Dippin Dots Ice Cream

ZIEGLER'S BRATWURST HAUS - Authentic German Bratwurst (Pork, Beef, Or Veal), Jumbo Regular & Spicy Polish Sausage, German Wiener,  Hot Dogs, Giant Corn Dogs, Corn Dogs, Curly Fries, Pepsi Products, Lemonade And Bottled Water



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12:10 PM12:10

Chief For A Day

The purpose of the Chief for a Day program is to create partners between local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies, hospitals, and the community to provide a day of special attention to chronically ill children. Each child is selected and sponsored by a law enforcement agency.  These children or “little chiefs” are provided with law enforcement uniforms matching their sponsoring agencies, including badges and are honorary sworn into office for a day. 

Location : Gesa Credit Union Entertainment Stage in Memorial Park


Photo provided by: Elevated Marketing

Photo provided by: Elevated Marketing

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9th Annual Blossoms & Brews
to May 3

9th Annual Blossoms & Brews

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Join us EVERYDAY of the Festival in the Blossom & Brews Beer Garden for great drinks and music from the Gesa Entertainment Stage in Memorial Park.  You can also grab a bite to eat and bring it with you to enjoy your beverage from one of the many food vendors also located in Memorial Park!

Monday - Thursday 4:00 p.m. - Music Ends
Friday- Sunday 12:00 p.m. - Music Ends

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to May 3

Funtastic Shows Carnival

Join us at The Town Toyota Center Parking lot April 24th - May 3rd. Pay one Price Wrist-Bands will be available daily for $40 dollars and includes unlimited rides, three game tickets and a food item. 

Hours of operation:

Monday -Friday 3:00 - 10:00
Saturday: Noon - Close
Sunday 1:00 - 5:00

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Keyes Fibre Youth Parade
11:00 AM11:00

Keyes Fibre Youth Parade

The Festival’s Youth Parade is one 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!

For more information see below.

2019 Jr. Royalty   Queen Teagan Collier Princess Emma Colyar Princess Hannah Roche

2019 Jr. Royalty
Queen Teagan Collier
Princess Emma Colyar
Princess Hannah Roche

*** Applications***  Line-up   ***  Route Map  ***  Broadcasts   ***  Parade Results


Youth Parade Route

Watch the Keyes Fibre Youth Parade LIVE

** CHARTER- Channel 19   ** LOCALTEL- Channel 12 & 501  
  **  It will also be streaming at NCWLife.com


2019 Youth Parade Award Winners

Grand Sweepstakes Award – St. Paul’s Lutheran School and Band (#24)
Best Elementary Grades K-5 – Columbia Elementary (#37)
2nd Place Best Elementary Grades K-5 – Lewis & Clark Elementary (#43)
3rd Place Best Elementary Grades K-5 – Lincoln Elementary (#53)
Best Daycare/Preschool – Room 2 Bloom Pre-School (#68)
2nd Place Best Daycare/Preschool – New Song Pre-School (#29)
3rd Place Best Daycare/Preschool – TEAMS Learning Center (#63)
Best Sport Group – Central Washington Pop Warner League (#47)
Sport Group 2 nd Place – Apple Valley Gymnastics (#31)
Sport Group 3 rd Place – KI Fighting Concepts (#56)
Best Small Group – Columbia Fruit Packers (#11)
2nd Place Small Group – Regency Wenatchee (#71)
3rd Place Small Group – Children’s Gate Montessori (#13)
Best Large Group – Chelan/Douglas Child Service Assoc. (#27)
2nd Place Large Group – St. Joseph’s Catholic School (#55)
Best Use of Festival Theme – Mission View Elementary (#49)
Judges Choice – Newbery Elementary (#14)


Jr High

1 Columbia
2 Eastmont
3 Quincy


1 Foothills
2 Cashmere
3 Pioneer


1 Sterling
2 Clovis Point



1 Pioneer
2 Orchard
3 Cashmere


1 Sterling
2 Clovis Point

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11:00 AM11:00

Art 4 Kidz sponsored by Costco

What a great way to showcase the best youth artistic talent in the Wenatchee Valley!  Art 4 Kidz is an opportunity for youth, grades K - 12th, to enter their artwork in different 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. Top 3 finishers in each category will also be recognized on stage at the Gesa Entertainment Stage during Pepsi Cola Youth Day.

Drop off dates for Art 4 Kidz submissions will be:
April 16th & 17th 3:00 - 5:30 P.M. and
Saturday, April 18th 10:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

2019 Art 4 Kidz Winners  

Kindergarten and 1st Grade

3rd Place – Joel Casillas

2nd Place Sadie Tiedeman, Washington Elementary School  

1st Place – Camden Peterson, Lewis & Clark Elementary              

2 Dimensional Division Black and White 

2nd - 3rd

3rd Place Sophia Avelar, Rock Island Elementary
2nd Milo Gibbs, Alpine Lakes
1st  Place Sonny Whitely, Vale Elementary School  

4th - 5th

3rd Place Jada Wood, Cashmere Middle School  

2nd Place Micah Sangen, Alpine Lakes

1st Place MaryElise Clifton, Valley Academy of Learning    

6th - 8th

3rd Place Emry Price, Foothills Middle School

2nd Place Micah Sangen, Alpine Lakes

1st Place Ilsa Groff, The River Academy 

9th - 12th

3rd Place Sydney Ferari-Zimmerman, Eastmont High School

2nd Place Michelle Sanchez-Rosete, Eastmont High School

1st Place Jaya Anantatmula, Eastmont High School


2 Dimensional Color 

2nd - 3rd

3rd Place Damon White, Cascade Elementary School  

2nd Place Elysse Harris, The Learning Well  

1st Place Ryan Thayer, Sunnyslope Elementary

4th - 5th 

3rd Place Sadie Sullivan, St. Pauls Lutheran School  

2nd Place Micah Sangen, Alpine Lakes

1st Place Lucy Korzh, Sterling Middle School 

6th - 8th 

3rd Place Savannah Webb, Foothills Middle School

2nd Place Mackenzie Touslick, Foothills Middle School

1st Place Ilsa Groff, The River Academy            

9th - 12th 

3rd Place Betahny Squires, Eastmont High School

2nd Place Allison Theiler, Eastmont High School

1st Place Brooke Elsensohn, Eastmont High School  


3-D Mixed Media

2nd - 3rd

3rd Dominic Tellez, Rock Island Elementary  

2nd Place Cami Farber, Rock Island Elementary

1st Place Ahnaleigh Wilson, Cascade Elementary   

4th - 5th 

3rd Place Isabelle, Valley Academy of Learning

2nd Place Amelia Browne, Clovis Point Elementary  

1st Lauren Bixby, Washington Elementary School 

6th - 8th 

3rd Place Isla Gross, The River Academy  

2nd Place Victoria Mena, Pioneer Middle School

1st Place Ayriana Stewart, The Valley Academy  

9th - 12th 

3rd Place Brooke Elsenohn, Eastmont High School

2nd Place Kalee Rich, Wenatchee High School

1st Place – Angela Sieban, Cascade High School 



2nd Place – Laura Tovar, Foothills Middle School

1st Place – Brooke Elsenohn, Eastmont High School 



2nd Place – Ashlee Burts, Wenatchee High School

1st Place – Collin Slater, Eastmont High School

Best of Show:  Lucy Korzh of Cascade Elementary
Committee’s Choice: Tysh Ashmore of Eastmont High School
Royalty’s Choice: Brooklyn Eberth from Newbery Elementary
Costco Choice: Ella Tepley from Kenroy Elementary  
Washington Federal Choice: Kayli Reidt of Abeka Academy  
Seattle Children’s Choice: Riley Tepley from Sterling Intermediate School

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11:00 AM11:00

Pepsi-Cola Youth Day

Free Activities and Prizes at Every Booth

Youth Day is always one of the highlights of the Washington State Apple Blossom
Festival. Great performances and activities from over 40 local vendors. just for kids!

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

2019 Princess Olivia Lancaster, Queen Savannah Slife, Princess Elizabeth Popoff

2019 Princess Olivia Lancaster, Queen Savannah Slife, Princess Elizabeth Popoff


2019 Youth Day Booth Participants.

Subject to change...
Weinstein Beverage/Pepsi Cola/Blue Hurricane
SAFE KIDS Coalition:
(Fire Safety)
(Water Safety)
(Pedestrian/Child Passenger Safety)
(Medicine Safety)
Wenatchee Valley VELO Club, Lids for Kids
Confluence Health-Health Benefit Exchange
Child Evangelism Fellowship-Story Barn
GESA Credit Union
Rocky Reach Dam Visitor Center
Town Toyota Center
Trinity Inflatables
Wenatchee Kennel Club
Ballard Ambulance
Camp Fire of NCW & Camp Zanika
Molina Health Care
Wenatchee Wild
The Vine
Washington State Parks and Rec
The River Academy
Pop Warner
Chelan/Douglas CSA
Rainbow for Girls
St. Paul's Lutheran School
Youth Church of E. Wenatchee
Operation Christmas Child
Coordinated Care
Community Resource Group/Foster Care
Sage Hills Church
TEAMS Learning Center
 Chelan/Douglas CASA
Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center
West Side High School Spanish Club
Guardians of the Children
Team Naturaleza




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1:30 PM13:30

Cakes For College 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 Grade School, Middle School and High School. Turn in your entry form from 11am to 1:15pm on 4/28 at the Festival Booth at Memorial Park.  Free funnel cakes, hats, and shirts for all contestants.  Even if you lose you still WIN!

*Applications will be available day of event in the park only!

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9:30 AM09:30

24th Annual Apple Blossom Golf Tournament

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.

For entry availability please contact the Festival office: 509.662.3616.

*1st Place lowest net:  Stemilt Studs – James Bailey, Mark Blakney, Ian Turner & David Milhiser

*2nd place lowest net:  Goodfellow Bros. – Travis Hendrick, Ron Jordan, Dennis Loyola & Dan Reisenauer 

*3rd place lowest net:  Columbia Distributing – Rob Hartman, Tom Thompson, Robe Olson & Tom Smith 

*4th place lowest net:  Washington Trust Bank #1 – Jason Underwood, Jay Lewis, Brad Selland & Bob Riggan

*5th place lowest net: Breakfast Club –Dennis Johnson, Allen Jones, Gary Sirmon & Wayne Loranger 

*The Team with the Highest Gross overall was:  Bogey Bros. – Mark Lewis, Lance Tigner, John Gormley & Gary Fortner

*Flagship Split the Pot Contest, sponsored by Mitchell, Reed & Schmitten Insurance – 1st Place Jason Underwood (Washington Trust Bank #1), 2nd Place Ben Harris (Washington Trust Bank #2) & 3rd Place Darren Goehner (Midland Trucking) 

*Putting Contest- 1st Place Dalton Thomas (Apple Blossom) 2nd Place Shaun Stegeman (Stemilt Growers) & Tom Smith (Columbia Distributing)

*Ball Drop Winners 1st Place Siobhan Fryhover (Volunteer), 2nd Place Jack Snyder (Skylar Rae) 3rd Place Erik Holmberg (Midland Trucking) 4th Place Mark Gahringer (Martin Morris) 5th Place Shaun Stegeman (Stemilt Growers)

*Longest Drive Contest, sponsored by Town Toyota:  Men’s Winner – John Berry (Stemilt Growers); Women’s Winner – Brette Sangster (Horan Estate Winery)

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to May 3

Arts and Crafts Fair

The Apple Blossom Festival Arts Crafts Fair will run Friday May 1st - Sunday May 3rd in Memorial Park. This portion of the Festival boasts over 100 artists with amazing handmade and homemade goods.

Hours of Operation:
Friday-Saturday 10am - 7pm

Sunday 10am -5pm


2019 Vendors!

Absolutely Nuts! LLC
Adaptive Arts
Artesania Rosa
Artstone Garden Ornaments
Barn Cat Creations, LLC
Bayside Treasures
Bayview Welding and Art
Beadee Eyed Gal
Bird Houses by Al
Blackwaters Metal
Blue Moon Gardens Glassworks
Borsa Bella Design Co
Branding Iron Foods
Brenda McGowan Jewelry
BSandC Custom Home Décor
Candy Monster Books
Caramel Kitchen
Christy’s Crafts
Classy Sassy Jewelry
Clear Impressions Gifts and Décor
Contour Creative
Copper Maiden
Cordially Sweet
Country Strong Ammo Jewelry
Critter Creations
Cupbearer, DBA Sara’s Signs
Cupcake Candle Company
D&R Creations
Dan Conway Photography
Diaz Art Glass
Epic Suds Soap Factory
Flashback Unlimited
Fox Island Trading Co.
Freeborn Metal Art
Friday Harbor House of Jerky
Full Moon Rising Body Care Company
Geno’s Kettle Korn
Girly Girl Dress UP
Goldenwood Soap
Heaven Scent Candles of WA
JSC Creations
Juju Gear
K&R Farms Handcrafted Soaps & Lotions
Lethal Customs LLC


The Arts & Crafts booths award winners are:

Best of Show: Candy Monster Books; Children’s Books Author and Artist

 2nd Place Artstone Garden Ornament; Garden Metal Art

3rd Place Blue Moon Garden Glassworks; Glass Creations

Royalty Choice Award Cupcake Candle Company; Candles and Bath Bombs


MA Graphics
Marshall R. Mahler Photography
Marvan Mystical
Mehndi Madness Inc
Michael’s Designs
Miniature Masonry
Moondance Artwork
Name Ring 4 U
Nectar of the Vine
No Pocket No Problem LLC
Nomad Leather
Norman Thomas Designs
Olbia Jewelry
Over The Line Art
Pashmina Palace LLC
Pearl ZEN
Pony Tail Country
Quail Run Jewelry
Rainshadow Arts
Riley’s Spice of Life
Rippled Prints LLC
Rocking TU Creations
Milo’s Tees
Sarita Star Designs
Seattle Fudge
Simplistic Designs
Spin Art USA
Stormy Mountain Soaps
The Dogfather
The Recycled Spoon, LLC
The Vintage Jewel
Three Rivers Gourmet
Trillium Handcrafted Jewelry
T’s Bees
VIP’s Magnetic Jewelry
Vivid Imaginations Face Painting
Washington Rocks
Winfield Designs
Wooden Hair Claws
Yakima Valley Distributing
Yellow Dog

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6:00 AM06:00

60th Annual Downtown Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast

  • Triangle Park & Pioneer Middle School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come and enjoy an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast whipped up by our own Wenatchee Downtown Kiwanis. A pre-parade tradition for 60 years! In advance, tickets are $6 for adults, children 6 and under are free. Tickets at the gate are $7. Tickets will be available at the Apple Blossom Festival Office, from any Downtown Kiwanis member or at the gate.

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8:00 AM08:00

Apple Blossom Run

Mark your calendars for the 29th annual Apple Blossom Run, sponsored by Confluence Health and Ballard Ambulance!

While our 2.1K (Kid's Race), 5K and 10K Runs, and 5K Walk, are all about having fun, we are also focused on promoting a healthy lifestyle. More than half of our participants are first-time 5K runners and this event is centered around improving health and wellness in our communities. We hope that the Apple Blossom Run will act as a catalyst for participants to live an active, healthy lifestyle.
2.1K = Free for kids grades 1-8
5K | 10K Run = $15 prior to race day; $20 on race day
5K Walk = $15 prior to race day; $20 on race day

May 1: Pre-registration/Race Packet Pickup: Friday, 5/1/20 from 8 am to 8 pm Confluence Health - 820 N. Chelan Ave., Wenatchee
May 2: 8-9 am - Registration at Triangle Park in Wenatchee
May 2: 9:30 am - Run Starts

Click here for information and on-line registration






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Stemilt Grand Parade
11:00 AM11:00

Stemilt Grand Parade

The cannon sounds promptly at 11:00 am on Saturday, May 2 to announce the Stemilt 100th 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. See below for more information.

2019 Queen Savannah Slife, Princess Elizabeth Popoff, Princess Olivia Lancaster

2019 Queen Savannah Slife, Princess Elizabeth Popoff, Princess Olivia Lancaster

Watch the Stemilt Grand Parade LIVE

** CHARTER- Channel 19   ** LOCALTEL- Channel 12 & 501  
  **  It will also be streaming at NCWLife.com



(The highest float award. Given to most outstanding float in the parade, regardless of division.)

• Miss Sunnyside Community Float #19


(Presented to the outstanding float in the Community division.)

• Autumn Leaf Festival Float #74


(Presented to the outstanding float in the Community/Volunteer Made Division.)

• Deer Park Community Float #79

(Given to the Sponsors favorite float, regardless of division.)

• New West Minster yack Float #39 ROYALTY CHOICE AWARD

(Apple Blossom Royalty’s favorite float regardless of division)

• Spokane Lilac Festival Float #19 *GOLDEN APPLE AWARD

(Awarded to a float deserving special recognition.)

• Manson Apple Blossom Festival Float #53
EQUESTRIAN UNITS: (Cleanliness of Horse & Tack; Riding Apparel; Crowd Appeal; Parade Presence)


Best Royalty Equestrian
Best Group Equestrian
Judge’s Award
Equestrian Most Original Clean-Up Crew Appleatchee Riders Assoc. #14

1st Place Specialty
2nd Place Specialty
3rd Place Specialty
Most Original Specialty Unit Blazen Divas #80

Miss Rodeo Othello #65 Ellensburg Rodeo Royal Court #56 Hispanos Unidos #46

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

American Behavioral Health Parkside #35 Wenatchee Valley Farmers Market #30 Bluebird Inc. #43

BANDS: (Appearance; Music Ability; Marching; Audience Appreciation; and Pre-Parade Inspection)

AAAA Division

1st Place

2nd Place 1st Place 2nd Place 1st Place 2nd Place 1st Place 1st Place 2nd Place Overall Overall

Eisenhower High School

Kennedy High School
West Valley High School-Spokane Othello High School
Wahluke High School
Deer Park High School
Entiat High School
Manson High School
Bridgeport High School
West Valley High School-Spokane Mariner High School

AA Division

A Division

B Division BB Division

Drum Major

Band Sweepstakes
**Wenatchee & Eastmont (except drum major) do not participate in band awards as the hosts **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 score

AUXILLIARY/DRILL TEAMS: (Precision; Appearance; Originality; and Audience Appreciation)

AAAA Division

AA Division A Division B Division

1st Place Eisenhower High School

2nd Place 1st Place 1st Place 1st Place

Kennedy High School
West Valley High School, Spokane Sultan High School
Entiat High School

**Wenatchee & Eastmont do not participate in awards as the hosts

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6:00 PM18:00

Chancellor's Ball

The Wenatchee Applarians invite you to join them in celebrating the 2020 Chancellor Richard Seale and Lady Jacki along with the 2020 Apple Blossom Director General Lori Reed and husband Mike.

This is a formal attire event being held at the Wenatchee Convention Center on October 12th, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Please RSVP by September 30th.

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Pybus Art Lovers Sunday
10:00 AM10:00

Pybus Art Lovers Sunday

Art Lovers Sunday is Sunday, May 5 from 10am to 4pm 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 meeting some of the valleys most talented artists. Listen to artists discuss their work; discover the inspiration behind their art, and take this opportunity to ask questions. Explore and handle the tools and materials our local artists use to create their work and view demonstration that reveal step-by-step processes. Admission is free to the general public.

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2:00 PM14:00

Rugrat Nation 3 on 3

Rugrat Nation 3 on 3 basketball tournament is specifically for boys and girls grades K through 3rd grade. Play begins right after the Grand Parade on Saturday, May 4 starting at 2:00 p.m. Co-ed divisions are k-1st and 2nd-3rd. Rugrat Nation is held in the east (river and Loop Trail side) parking lot of Pybus Market with shade for spectators and plenty of seating and excellent food. Admission is free to the general public.

Rugrat Nation is a nonprofit scholarship foundation with all proceeds going toward scholarships for local student athletes.

Sign up location: https://www.elitehoopeffects.com/camps-clinics

Event Location: Pybus Public Market 3 N Worthen St.

Entry Fee: $50 per team


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Apple Blossom 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament
to May 5

Apple Blossom 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

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Join us for the longest running and largest 3 on 3 basketball tournament in NCW! Indoor and outdoor courts, qualified officiating, food and more. 3 game guarantee. High School and adult teams will play Saturday, May 4th. Games start at 8am. 1/2, 3/4, 5/6 & 7/8 grade divisions will play Sunday May 5th. 8am start. Actual times will not be available until the schedule is created.

All entries and payment must be received by April 21st. Late registration and payments will be taken until April 28th with an additional $20 fee. No refunds after April 29th

For registration visit:

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






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to May 5

Tour de' Bloom


The Tour de Bloom Stage Race is a three-day cycling event being held May 3-5, 2019 in the Wenatchee Valley. Organized by the Wenatchee Valley Velo Club, Tour de Bloom features a Plain road race on Friday, a hill climb from Squilchuck State Park to the Mission Ridge Ski Area on Saturday's Tour de Bloom 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.

Please vistit: http://www.wenatcheevalleyvelo.com for more information or registration!



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to Sep 7

Blossom Days Remembered

Since the initial celebration in 1920, the Apple Blossom Festival has produced some beautiful, entertaining and amusing artifacts, thousands of which are now a part of the Wenatchee Valley Museum’s Permanent Collection. In celebration of the centennial of the Washington State Apple Blossom Festival this year, the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center will be showcasing objects from this collection in our Main Gallery. Blossom Days Remembered invites festival lovers of all ages to learn about the evolution of this iconic festival through the decades with displays of gowns, crowns, and other memorabilia.

Where: Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center 127 S Mission, Wenatchee, WA 98801
When: Join us for special hours during the Festival including Sun., April 28 & Sun., May 4 10 am - 4 pm
Tuesdays - Saturdays from 10 am to 4 pm

Price: $5 per person or membership available for purchase -Tickets purchased at Customer Service desk on-site. Memberships available at wenatcheevalleymuseum.org

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to May 11

Apple Blossom Musical "NEWSIES"

  • Numerica Performing Arts Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Dates/Times: May 1, 2, 4, 8 & 11 at 7:30, May 5 at 4:00 p.m. and May 11 at 2:00 p.m.

Ticket Prices: ADULT: $27-$31 / SENIORS: $25-$29 / YOUTH: $15

Tickets:  Numerica PAC Box Office, 509-663-ARTS, or www.NumericaPAC.org


Music Theatre of Wenatchee and the Numerica Performing Arts Center presents Newsies as this year's Apple Blossom Festival musical. Based on the 1992 motion picture and inspired by a true story of the real-life Newsboy Strike of 1899, the Disney musical Newsies tells the story of how the New York newsboys, lead by Jack Kelly, rally together to strike against the unfair work conditions of the publishers. Newsies features a Tony Award-winning score, featuring the now classic songs “Carrying the Banner,” “Seize the Day,” and “Santa Fe,” Newsies is packed with non-stop thrills and a timeless message, perfect for the whole family and every audience.



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to Apr 28

12th Annual Two Rivers Medieval Fair

  • Chelan County Expo Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Two Rivers Medieval Faire, formerly The Wenatchee Renaissance Fair is on Saturday April 27th from 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. and Sunday April 28th from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Price of admission is:  $10 for ages 13 and older
                                     $7 children 6-12 and Seniors
                                     Ages 5 and under FREE

“Come back in time to Medieval Ireland. Watch Knights jousting, meet Lords & Ladies and talk to Ogres & Fairies. Shop for unique wares, but watch out for Pirates! Enjoy Minstrels, storytellers, relax at the Green Dragon Tavern and feast at the Food Court. Activities and entertainment for all ages.
Location Chelan County Expo Center. 5700 Wescott Dr. Cashmere, WA 98815









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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 27th, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Come on down before or after the Youth Parade and check out all the regional artisans and vendors selling antiques and collectibles, hand-crafted jewelry, home decor, furniture and everything in between!




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Wenatchee Valley Corvette Club 8th Annual "Nothing but Vette"
9:00 AM09:00

Wenatchee Valley Corvette Club 8th Annual "Nothing but Vette"


This is an annual early spring show of Corvettes only. This year is our 8th annual show, with corvettes coming from all over the northwest. Our show provides a donation each year to the Humane Society.

Location: Rocky Reach Dam Park, Highway 97A North.

Free and open to the public. Corvette owners may register upon arrival.

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7:30 PM19:30

Columbia Chorale "Songs From the British Isles"

  • Grace Lutheran Church, 1408 Washington St., Wenatchee, WA (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Columbia Chorale presents “Songs From the British Isles”

An entertaining choral event featuring folk tunes, madrigals, stage pieces and classical works by well-known composers from England, Ireland and Scotland. A wide variety of music, from the Renaissance to the modern day, will tickle your ear bones and leave your Irish eyes smiling!

Event Date: April 26th @ 7:30 p.m.

Event Location: Grace Lutheran Church, 1408 Washington St., Wenatchee, WA

Ticket Price: Adults $20; Students $10

Purchase Tickets at: Numerica Performing Arts Center Box Office and At the Door


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to May 6

Wenatchee Riverfront Railway Miniature Train Rides


"Kids" of all ages (1 to 100+) can ride a quarter mile of 10" gauge railroad track near the Apple Dates : April 26th & 27th, and May 4th & 5th, 2019

Location : Wenatchee Riverfront Park – 155 Worthen Street in Wenatchee 

Time : 1-5PM


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 trails along the Columbia River just south of the carnival. Tickets are $2 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) 663-2900 or (509) 860-3176 for more information!


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7:00 PM19:00

100 Year Documentary Premier "A Lot Of Fuss About A Parade"

The Apple Blossom Festival is celebrating its 100th Anniversary in 2019 and producing a documentary “A Lot Of Fuss About A Parade” presented by Stemilt Growers as way to honor this remarkable milestone. Wenatchee’s own North 40 Productions is responsible for production of the feature film.

The documentary “A Lot Of Fuss About A Parade” follows the 2018 Apple Blossom royalty selection process as well as the events of 2018 Festival. It provides the opportunity to conduct extensive research into the Wenatchee Valley’s history in respect to the Apple Blossom Festival, tracking its evolution from 1920 to present day. Additionally, the film pays tribute to the people who started the festival and all those who have been involved in the last hundred years.

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3:30 PM15:30

"Life is a Cycle" 2018

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The nations largest group ride returns to Wenatchee! Join your fellow community members and ride Saddlerock to Saddlerock as you learn more about commuting options, the Wenatchee Valley Bicycle Master Plan, local businesses and more. Starting and finishing at Saddlerock Pub and Brewery, participants will be given a goodie-filled swag bag AND a $5 off the Wenatchee Pizza during the post-ride celebration. We can’t wait to see you there!

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9:00 AM09:00

Flywheel Investment Conference

At the Flywheel Investment Conference, entrepreneurs, investors, and community members come together to cultivate momentum for growing companies. The conference is a full-day event and includes educational seminars, speaker panels, an investment competition, and resources from professional service providers.

During the conference, Howard Wright, chairman and founder of Seattle Hospitality Group, and Diane Fraiman, partner at Voyager Capital, will be featured in an exclusive “fireside chat”. These leaders from their respective fields will engage in a dynamic conversation on how communities in the Pacific Northwest have driven community investment and engagement to support growing companies. In addition to hearing from Mr. Wright and Ms. Fraiman, attendees will have the chance to hear and connect with leaders in entrepreneurship and technology from across the PNW.

Another highlight of the conference is the company competition, where 6-8 Washington companies will pitch and compete for a $100k investment award. The public is invited to attend this full-day event to learn, connect, and get inspired.

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