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Downtown Ellensburg and Area Events

So, What's Going On in Ellensburg?

Ellensburg is one of the most colorful, fun towns you may never have heard of if you live outside of the state of Washington. But just take a look at all that goes on here, and after one or two visits, you may find yourself dreaming of moving to this wonderful town in the center of Washington state. This is a place where there truly is something for everyone.

Going to The Gorge Amphitheater? Our Hotel's the Perfect Resting Spot

One major draw to the greater Ellensburg  area is the amazing home of concerts and camping known as the Gorge Amphitheater, and our hotel's conveniently near enough for a quick drive to this fantastic venue, where you can catch internationally renowned acts and cutting edge artists just about to make their big break. Camping at "The Gorge," as its known in the area, is also a popular activity.

Our Hotel's Conveniently Near The Gorge Amphitheater,
Yakima Speedway and Downtown Ellensburg Events

Whether you're visiting central Washington and Ellensburg to attend an incredible concert at the Gorge Amphitheater, catch a roaring race at the Yakima Speedway, check out one of the many downtown Ellensburg events, or are here to participate or cheer on Yakima youth soccer events, Cedars Inn at Ellensburg offers the perfect mix of service, comfort and value you're looking for at our lake view hotel.

Events Near Downtown Ellensburg


  • WinterHop BrewFest—Beer-lovers from all over the Northwest travel to taste the area's best brews.




  • Dachshunds on Parade—Owners join with hundreds of others to take their adorable Dachshunds on parade. Quite a spectacle.




  • Kittitas County Fair—An old-fashioned county fair filled with all the classics you expect.
  • Ellensburg Rodeo—Founded in 1923, this classic "old rodeo" is one of America's top 10 professional rodeos and is always a thrill.
  • Paint Ellensburg—More than 40 artists create a work of art in 24 hours, kept awake by attendees, live music and food.
  • Buskers in the Burg—This fall fest celebrates "buskers," musicians who play the street for money, and includes wine and spirits, kids activities and of course a fantastic buskers contest, performance and "dancing in the streets" finale
  • Kittitas Farmers Market—Scope out fresh produce, tasty bites and fun artisan crafts.



  • Moments to Remember—This 30-year-old tradition kicks off the holiday season with Santa, parades, scavenger hunts, and a beautiful downtown Ellensburg lit up with holiday lights.

We've only scratched the surface of all the great events going on in the greater Ellensburg area. Make your stay with us one to remember and be sure to jump in on the fun we have here. Make sure to make your stay at Cedars Inn Ellensburg, where you'll enjoy comfort, friendly service and amazing value.

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