2024 Lake Chelan Events

People come to the Chelan Valley for a variety of reasons. Fishing, boating, swimming, hiking, biking, lounging, golfing, wine tasting, shopping, skydiving, and a full calendar of fun, Chelan events.

The simple fact is, there’s no limit to the fun that you can have on Lake Chelan getaway.

Kelly’s Resort is open April through November; a sweet-spot containing the valley’s best weather and most popular events of the year. And what a year 2024 is shaping up to be!

2024 Chelan Events – Spring & Summer

Lake Chelan Wine and Jazz Festival – May 16 – 19
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 – May 31 – June 1
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 5 – 13
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 15 – 16
The annual Aces Wild Lake Chelan Pro Rodeo always delivers a memorable rodeo experience – home of the World Famous Chicken Race!

2024 Fall Events

Manson Hydrofest – Sep 27 – 29
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 – Oct 4 – 6
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 – Oct 4 – 6
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 6
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.

Just the Beginning …

The Kelly's Resort swimming pool

This above is just a partial list of all the events for 2024 in the Chelan Valley. More events will be announced over the beginning of the new year. Keep up to date and see a more complete list at www.lakechelan.com.

Kelly’s Resort makes the perfect home base for any and all of your Chelan adventures, no matter what shape they take. Vacations, family reunions, anniversaries, birthdays, corporate events, girlfriend getaways, lake side weddings, and more.

Whatever your plans, the 2024 Chelan event calendar is filling up fast and so is our reservation calendar. Now is the perfect time to start planning your 2024 summer getaway to Kelly’s Resort on Lake Chelan.

See you at the lake!