2023 Lake Chelan Events

Now is the perfect time to start planning your summer getaway to Kelly’s Resort on Lake Chelan. The 2023 Chelan events calendar is filling up with fun attractions you won’t want to miss – but so is our reservation calendar!

There is no end to the fun that you can have during a Lake Chelan getaway. Fishing, boating, swimming, lounging, hiking, biking, golfing, wine tasting, shopping, and a full calendar of events. There’s so much to do, it can be hard choosing a time to come and which events to attend!

Kelly’s Resort is open April through November in 2023, perfect timing for the best weather in the valley and the most popular events of the year. The 2023 calendar is already filled to brimming with beloved Chelan events and the full schedule isn’t even up yet!

Kelly’s Resort is here for you through it all. We’re proud to be home base for any and all your Chelan adventures and are more than ready to help you host your own. Consider us your Chelan Valley go-to for family reunions, anniversaries, birthdays, corporate events, and girlfriend, getaways, not to mention stunning, lake side weddings

But, whether it’s reserving your stay at Kelly’s Resort or grabbing tickets for one of the many popular, Chelan events, you’ll want to act soon before they’re all snapped up!

Lake Chelan Events – Spring Summer 2023

Lake Chelan Wine and Jazz Festival

Lake Chelan Wine and Jazz Festival – May 18-21
Wine and Jazz Festival features a wide range of jazz genres, including funk, R&B, Latin jazz, vocalists, and straight ahead jazz. 20 bands play at 13 wineries and venues around the Lake Chelan Wine Valley with 50 performances in all. Don’t miss it!

Cruizin Chelan Classic Car Show – June 2-3
The annual Cruizin Chelan Car Show that kicks off the summer season is a must-see event with classic and souped-up coupes, sedans, trucks, street rods, and more!

Lake Chelan Bach Fest – July 6 – 15
Bach Fest sees over 100 musicians and 23 events in ten days of performances, presenting world class music from Bach and the classics, to Pops in the Park.

Lake Chelan Pro Rodeo – July 16
The annual Aces Wild Lake Chelan Pro Rodeo always delivers a memorable rodeo experience – home of the World Famous Chicken Race!

Fall 2023 Events

Manson HydroFest

Manson Hydrofest – Sep 22-24
The Manson Chamber of Commerce and Seattle Inboard Racing Association host the Annual Manson Hydrofest on Manson Bay. Get up close to hydroplanes on display along the street in downtown Manson. The kickoff party includes music, wine, beer, and more!

Mahogany & Merlot Vintage Hydroplane and Boat Show – Sep 29 – Oct 1
Mahogany & Merlot is a free, annual ‘on-the-water’ boat show featuring vintage hydroplanes and both antique and classic mahogany runabouts from the golden age of pleasure boating.

Northwest SkyFest – Sep 29 – Oct 1
This annual event sees hundreds of jumpers and eager spectators in town for 3 days of skydiving, joy rides in biplanes, helicopters, and large turbine aircraft, food trucks, live music, and more!

Brews On The Bridge – Oct 1
Sample regional beers and ciders and vote for your favorite at this popular, annual event. Games, food, live music, and iconic views of the lake from the Old Bridge in historic Downtown Chelan.

And That’s Not All

This is only a partial list of 2023 events for the Chelan Valley. As I say above, the calendar is still being populated. Keep up to date and see a more complete list at www.lakechelan.com.

See you soon!