Taco Tuesdays? Never heard of them. Here in Cle Elum it’s all about Taco Thursdays and we celebrate at the Stovehouse in Suncadia Resort! These delicious tacos are only $5 on Thursdays, so you can eat to your stomach’s contentment. On Fridays, bring your friends and family back for a friendly night of Trivia, testing your pop-culture and random knowledge. On Saturdays, the Stovehouse offers live musical entertainment including Kara Hesse, Chase Craig, and American Honey. Sundays bring the Stovehouse Fr’amily Dinner. You can enjoy a plate of brisket or salmon with sides of bread, coleslaw, or mac’ n cheese for only $20 AND (as an added bonus) the youngest person in your group will eat for free- regardless of age, if you have a group of 2 people or more!
Start planning for Valentine’s Day with Suncadia’s Portal Restaurant. For only $90 you get two entrees of your choice, two glasses of wine, and a dessert to share with a special someone. This romantic night is sure to help you make the best Valentine’s Day ever!
This fun and quirky event will have you splitting your side in laughter. Create a homemade ‘dummy’ and send it skiing or snowboarding down the slopes of Suncadia Resort’s Prospector Golf Course. Or, just sit back and watch the fun. Prizes will be awarded for the best air, best name, best dressed, and the best crash! Come and enjoy this event filled with creativity and destruction!
This BRAND NEW Suncadia home captured the hearts and imaginations of our guests immediately! This beautiful home is only 5 minutes away from the Swiftwater Inner Tubing Sledding Hill so it’s close to wonderful and exciting winter activities. This home is on the 16th Hole of the Rope Rider Golf Course, so it’s super close to wonderful summer activities also! Guests can enjoy this pet-friendly home and the private hot tub all year.
Guests love the HUGE heated garage game room with a pool table, foosball table, air hockey, ping pong, pop-a-shot, and more! This home is next to Cascade Mountain Villa and the two homes can sleep up to 30 people total. If you’re not having as many people stay with you, this home still has enough room for 16 people. Feel free to bring your dogs with you during your stay, because this home is pet-friendly with a large private grass yard!
This beautiful and luxurious home in Long Beach is a 5-minute walk from the Beach. Guests can enjoy a friendly game of volleyball at the brand-new volleyball net. The private back yard is wonderful for entertaining your guests and feel free to cook some BBQ on the charcoal grill. If you are planning to have a large group, be sure to check out Beachwood Estate right next door to sleep up to 20 people!
This annual Suncadia event is always a hit with guests and locals alike! This event is held in Nelson Farm in Suncadia Resort every October. This year Suncadia added wonderful new vendors and events like Touch-A-Truck where kids were able to experience their favorite firetrucks. The proceeds from this event supported local fire departments. Guests enjoyed a Hay Maze, Pumpkin Patch, and local vendors!
If you’re looking for the ultimate opportunity to browse through handmade goodies from local artisans, then you’re in luck! The Roslyn Farmers Market is the perfect place for first-time visitors of Kittitas County to get to know the amazing area vendors. Whether you’re looking to purchase some food to take back to your VR365 rental property or you’re searching for the perfect souvenir, you’ll find it all at this great marketplace!
Music lovers gather every year at Suncadia’s Amphitheater to enjoy the annual Summer Outdoor Concert Series. Guests can soak up the sun and enjoy superb dining, fabulous local wines, and a beautiful facility. The Summer Concert Series features everything from top headliners to regional acts, from country to jazz. There’s an event for everyone at the annual Summer Concert Series.
The holidays bring out lots of exciting winter activities and events. Guests can enjoy Suncadia’s Winterfest, have pictures with Santa, take a ride down the local inner-tubing hill, and more! We expect that Suncadia’s Winterfest is going to have the must-see events of the Winter.
Spring 2020 Upcoming Events
Enjoy the weather warming up with lots of fun equipment rentals. Rent kayaks, paddleboards, motorized scooters, or bikes and enjoy the beautiful outdoors in Cle Elum. Be sure to check out Suncadia Resort’s holiday brunches for Mother’s Day, Easter, and more!
Summer 2020 Upcoming Events
Summer brings tons of Suncadia and Cle Elum events! Enjoy local food at the Roslyn Farmers Market, listen to music at the Suncadia Summer Concert Series, or challenge yourself by running a 5k! Enjoy all of Suncadia’s summer events. Every day brings new events and activities to enjoy!
Fall 2020 Upcoming Events
There are always a couple of 5ks that are hosted every year in Cle Elum and Suncadia. Run through the beautiful scenery of Suncadia Resort or Cle Elum! But there is no doubt about it. The Harvest Festival is the must-see fall attraction every year. Every year Suncadia makes the event bigger and better than the year before, so you are sure to have a fun-filled day!
Where: The Village Pavilion Ice Rink in Suncadia Resort
Price: FREE with a donation of a non-perishable food item
Suncadia Resort is celebrating the New Year with FREE access to their outdoor ice rink and skate rentals. Guests are only asked to bring a non-perishable food item donation for entrance. Food donations will be donated to a local charity. Learn more about this event here.
Every year Suncadia Resort hosts their Winterfest, a collection of events, crafts, and activities lasting a little over a month around December. Traditional holiday activities like Gingerbread House decorating, a tree lighting ceremony, and meeting with Santa are available, as well as some events you can only get at Suncadia Resort! For example, Suncadia Resort is inviting The Grinch himself from Whoville to spend a morning with guests and children on December 21st. There will be donuts, ice skating, cocoa, and photo opportunities with this legendary character.
Price: The Event is FREE! Food and Activities May Have Additional Charges
Cle Elum is celebrating the Holiday Season with a fun-filled day on the first weekend of December! Events will begin at 8 AM with a breakfast with Santa and last until 8 PM with a performance of Christmas Shorts by the Boulet Theatre. Guests can enjoy holiday events like a Snowball Drop with The Grinch, Santa Visits, the Parade of Lights, and more! Bring your family and friends and support local businesses at Christmas in Cle Elum!
Smokey’s Bar-B-Que is the place to go if you are looking for an interactive themed mystery game! They host a Murder Mystery Dinner about every other month, complete with costumes, role-playing materials, food, and drinks! In December, Smokey’s Bar-B-Que is inviting you to an evening of great food and horrifying entertainment. The five-course dinner menu will feature a Garlic & Cranberry Rack of Pork Roast and Baron of Beef Roast! Come and solve the mystery of who ran Daffy the Elf over with a reindeer!
Take Christmas Day off and let Suncadia Resort do the cooking for you! Enjoy an all you can eat buffet at Portals Restaurant, featuring traditional Christmas Dinner entrees like prime rib, ham, and more! Be sure to sign up for this event ahead of time because tickets are going to go quickly.
Price: $80 for Adults, $40 for Kids (5-12), FREE for ages 4 and under
Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal with your family and friends at Portals Restaurant in Suncadia Resort. Don’t worry about the meal, Portals will take care of it for you. The menu will feature traditional favorites like roasted turkey, sweet potatoes, and much more!
Suncadia Resort is hosting its annual Winterfest with family favorite events like Gingerbread House Decorating, and Tree Lighting, along with some new favorites! Kids can meet Santa from a visit from the North Pole or paint their own masterpiece with a Disney Princess. There are tons of great events happening over the next two months to keep your whole family busy during their holiday trip!
When: November 26th from 6 – 9 pm Where: The Village Pavilion Ice Rink in Suncadia Resort
Price: FREE with a non-perishable Food Donation
Suncadia Resort is celebrating the spirit of giving with FREE access to their outdoor ice rink and skate rentals. Guests are only asked to bring a non-perishable food item donation for entrance. Food donations will be donated to a local charity.
The 14th annual Suncadia Harvest Festival is back and bigger than ever! Enjoy the events that you love, Hay Maze, Pumpkin Patch, Market with local artisans and food, and experience a brand-new event this year: Touch-A-Truck. Let our kids experience some of their favorite big rigs. This event supports local fire departments. For more information about this event, please click here. Also, read about last year’s Harvest Festival by checking out our 2018 blog post about it!
The Big Dirty Run is not your average 5K. Runners are sure to get messy as they run through the muddy trails of Suncadia’s Nelson Preserve and through the mud pit obstacle course at the beginning and end of the run. There are all new obstacles this year! This run is sure to be fun for the whole family! For more information about this event, please click here. Also, read about last year’s Harvest Festival by checking out our 2018 blog post about it!
Where: For information about location, please contact The Inn front desk at (509) 649-6405
Spooky Suncadia has events that are going to be a scary-good time for everyone in the family. There are five events going on during the day including Build-a-Halloween-Bear, Fall Crafts, Costume Contest, Trick-or-Treating, and a Pumpkin Party. There are various prices associated with the events. For more information about this event, please click here.
This event is sponsored by KIND Snacks and Liberty Bottleworks. September is National Yoga Month, so Suncadia Resort is celebrating by offering guests complimentary classes at the Glad Spring Spa. These classes will be taught by Andreas Fetz, Lara Ederer, Camy Sundberg, and Karla Tafra.
Join the Lupus Foundation of America and the McKinstry Company for their 5th annual GBQ to raise money to find a cure for Lupus. This unique tournament will sure to be an adventure; you won’t know what to do until you reach the next hole! For any questions, please email email@example.com or call 425.336.2320.
Jeremy Slowe is a musician from the UK that specializes in unique, original songs and engaging stories. He weaves stories of his life and travels into his musical performances, making a memorable experience for any quests. For more information about Jeremy Slowe, see his website here.
The Cascade Super Ultra is a stunning race running from South Cle Elum to Cedar Falls. It has 600’ of total elevation gain and 1500’ of total elevation loss, all while on a wide gravel bike trail. This is the perfect race to attempt your first 50k or if you’re a seasoned runner.
The Roslyn Art Festival celebrates art and local artists from central Washington. Friday night the band, Blue Cafe, will play for a family-friendly street dance from 7 pm to 10 pm. On Saturday there will be Try-It Art stations and street music in downtown Roslyn. A juried show culminated by a Saturday award reception will be held at Heritage Distillery. All proceeds from commissions and fees will be used to promote future art events in Roslyn. For more information about this event, please see the Roslyn Art Festival website.
Suncadia Resort's Outdoor Concert Series is coming to a close. The two concerts left of the season is Chance McKinney, performing on August 9th, and Briana Renea, performing on August 30th. Chance McKinney is a country music artist from Seattle Washington. He rose to fame in 2009 when he entered and won the Country Music Television's Music City Madness competition for an unsigned artist. Briana Renea combines 80s rock with 90s country music to create unique and must-see original compositions and live performances. In 2018 the International Music and Entertainment Association awarded Briana with the "Country Female Artist of the Year" award. Please bring lawn chairs and/or blankets to this free event.
Enjoy a beautiful summer day in Suncadia Resort and enjoy local artists and local wine. If you are 21 years old you will receive a complimentary wine glass to enjoy your tastes. This event features live music, crafts, artists, and much more! Grab a map and your free wine glass at the information booth so you can enjoy your art, wine, and walk. There are sure to be great gifts for your mom, sister, bride, graduate, mother-in-law, fiance, or friend! Learn more about the Art, Wine, & Walk on Suncadia Resort's website.
Celebrate summer with a traditional Hawaiian barbecue! There's going to be live music and an all you can eat barbecue buffet. This includes whole roasted pig, Kahlua style roasted pork, teriyaki beef, island fish with coconut mango sauce, huli chicken, yakisobo noodles, roasted corn cobs, pineapple cole slaw, and more! One special Luau drink is included. For more information please see the event on EventBrite.
Guests will be able to combine the well-kept trails of Suncadia Resort and the paved roads. Runners will be able to enjoy the 4,000 acres of Suncadia's new scenic conservancy. Start the day with the beautiful morning run while guests enjoy the beautiful outdoors. This is a beginners to intermediate level run, with refreshments searved afterwards. For more information, or to register for this event, please see Active.com.
When: Every Sunday from 10am - 2pm until September 8th
If you’re looking for the ultimate opportunity to browse through handmade goodies from local artisans, then you’re in luck! The Roslyn Farmers Market is the perfect place for first-time visitors of Kittitas County to get to know the amazing area vendors. Whether you’re looking to purchase some food to take back to your VR365 rental property or you’re searching for the perfect souvenir, you’ll find it all at this great marketplace! Click here for more information about this event.
This event is brought to you by the Rotary Club of Upper Kittitas County to help support local youth and community projects. Their goal is to raise $50,000 through the sale of hats, t-shirts, raffles, sponsor contributions and donations. Show your car, truck, or motorcycle for some fun in the sun! There will be more than 150 show cars, trucks, and motorcycles for guests to see! Click here for more information about this event.
What are some things to do in Cle Elum in November?
Tree Lighting Celebration in Suncadia Resort, Washington
Holiday Bazaar in Suncadia Resort, Washington
Hiking in Cle Elum
Mountain Biking on Rat Pac Trail
Celebrate Thanksgiving with Vacation Rental 365
Tree Lighting Celebration
Celebrate the beginning of the holiday season at Suncadia Resort. The community tree in Dawson Park will be lit to indicate the start of the holidays. Guests can enjoy live holiday music, Christmas carols, holiday cookies, and more! Santa even makes an appearance! Dates coming soon!
Enjoy Suncadia’s Holiday Bazaar at the end of November. Guests can enjoy a variety of vendors from all over Washington State! Dates coming soon!
The Rat Pac Trail is a 4-mile, downhill, fast, and fun trail. This trail has challenging and beginner lines and is well marked so riders can tell the difference. There are also many other trails in this area that are worth exploring for a fun-loving mountain biker. Guests can rent mountain bikes from Ride Roslyn Bike Rentals or Suncadia Rentals.
Guests can explore Cle Elum and Roslyn on the back of their very own ATV. ATV's are easy to enjoy and easy to ride. If you rent with Motor Toys, guests can enjoy guided tours of the ATV trails around Cle Elum. All rentals and tours include a full tank of gas, helmets, goggles, and gloves.
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Too Slim and the Taildraggers formed in 1986 in Spokane Washington and since then they have released 14 studio albums and five live albums. Four of these albums have charted on the Top 10 of the Billboard Top Blues Albums, their album Blue Heart, released in 2013, peaked at number 3 on the Billboard Top 10 charts. The Inland Empire Blues Society named Too Slim and the Taildraggers "Best Blues Band" for four consecutive years from 1995 through 1998. Too Slim and the Taildraggers were honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Washington State Blues Society in 2012. This event is sponsored by the Suncadia Fund for Community Enhancement.
Time: 7 am - Check-in Begins! 8 am - The Race Begins!
What Is Provided: Tank Top, Snacks, Complimentary Sno-Cones at the Nelson Farm Pool
Price: Adults - $40, Kids - $25, Age 3 and Under - FREE!
This 5K is called Nellie's 5K after a local cow that lives within Suncadia Resort. Nellie loves to run through the forest with all of her friends! She's pretty fast, can you catch her? Bring your friends and family to chase Nellie through the Resort at Suncadia. Once you catch her at the finish line, you can enjoy treats and start a fun-filled day at Suncadia Resort.
Folsom Prism is a self-described "high energy, solid Johnny Cash tribute band". This Johnny Cash tribute band is comprised of Corey Wilkins (Man in Black), Shane Gillispie (Lead Guitarist), Michael Anderson (Electric & Upright Bass), Mark Monteiro (Drums), and Heidi Anderson (Vocals & Autoharp). This band is primarily based in the Pacific Northwest. If you are a Johnny Cash fan, you are sure to appreciate the traditional and modern views of Johnny through the performances of Folsom Prism.
Location: Please call the concierge for location and details of the event - (509) 649-6461
For all of the burgeoning artists out there, Suncadia Resort has an event that's perfect for you! Suncadia Resort provides step-by-step instructions and art supplies. Guests can create their own beautiful art.
Date and Time: Thursdays and Saturdays, 6 pm - 8 pm
Cost: $40 per person
Location: Please call the concierge for details (509) 649-6461
Channel your inner Bob Ross with Suncadia Resort's Canvas & Cocktails event, happening at The Lodge in Suncadia. This painting class is for guests 21 years old or older because you're going to be able to enjoy a delicious cocktail while getting step-by-step instructions for your own wonderful creation. This event comes with a cocktail, canvas, paint, instructions, and brushes.
Cost: $360 for a three-person minimum | $120 each additional person
Location: The Cle Elum River
This event is sure to be the highlight of your stay! Float down the Cle Elum River and enjoy a gourmet lunch of sockeye salmon with appetizers, Caesar salad, several side dishes, dessert, and beverages. This activity is between 3 and 4 hours.
Cost: $95 per hour (2 hr. minimum) up to 3 participants per guide
Learn how to fly fish with Suncadia's guides. The guides will provide instructions on casting, fishing techniques, entomology, fly patterns, and reading the water. Excursions include all fly fishing gear, supplies, and transportation.
May is a time for relaxation, rejuvination, and celebrating Mothers Day. Suncadia Resort, Cle Elum, and Roslyn are hosting several events in May to help guests and locals enjoy the beautiful spring weather and celebrate Moms.
Every Saturday in May from Noon – 2PM
Create your own Rainbow slime or Lava Lamp at The Lodge in Suncadia Resort
Cost: Rainbow Slime - $5, Lava Lamp - $15
Mommy and Me Paint & Sip Tea Party
May 11th from 10AM – Noon
Spend the morning with your family and paint with your little ones. This class is offered at The Lodge in Suncadia Resort and comes with two canvases, assorted teas, tea breads, muffins, and cookies for you and your kids to enjoy! You can paint a masterpiece that can be displayed together or stand alone. The artists will help you and your kid to work together to create your unique work of art.
Cost: $75 for one adult and one child. $30 for each additional child.
May 11 from 2PM - 7PM
This is an event to celebrate all the wonderful moms out there. Whether you are a new mom, or your a grandMom, you will be pampered here at this FREE event. You will sip on mock-tails and cocktails from Dry Soda Co and Heritage Distillery. Relax with complimentary tapas-style spa treatments from Glade Spring Spa. Browse some local artisans and spa products as a final touch. This event is located at the Owens Ballrom at The Lodge in Suncadia Resort.
For more information about this event, please call (866) 904-6300
Mother's Day Brunch
May 12th from 11AM - 2:30PM
It may not be breakfast in bed, but it may be even better! Treat mom to brunch at Portals Restaurant in beautiful Suncadia Resort.
Let’s go fly a kite! Up to the highest height! Join guests and locals at Nelson Farm at Suncadia Resort for the Kite Festival. This event is sponsored by The Suncadia Fund for Community Enhancement and an affiliate of The American Kitefliers Association. For more information about this event, please contact Casey Shearer at (206) 280-7187.
Live Music and Dancing
Every Saturday Night from 8PM – 11PM
Dance the night away at the Cle Elum Eagles #649 on the largest dance floor in Kittitas County! This event is going to be held at the Cle Elum Eagles #649, 220 N Pennsylvania Avenue, Cle Elum WA 98922
The Grange welcomes the Rusty Hinges Bluegrass Band to their stage. Each member of the Rusty Hinges is a veteran of the Pacific Northwest bluegrass scene. Doors open at 6:30 and the event will start at 7PM.
For more information about this event, please contact Sally Gililand at (206) 854-2936.
Event Location: 1361 Ballard Hill Road, Cle Elum, WA 98922 USA
Cost: $12 for guest over 12 years of age, guests under 12 years old are FREE
Thank goodness the winter chill has left Cle Elum, Roslyn, and Suncadia Resort. The sun is shining and the snow is melting away. Spring has finally arrived! There are tons of family-friendly activities and events available for guests in April. Here are some of the fantastic events that are happening in April in Cle Elum, Suncadia Resort, Roslyn, and Ronald.
Suncadia Resort Events and Activities are available for anyone! Now just our guests that are staying in a Suncadia Resort home. There are many activities available all year that make Suncadia Resort an ideal vacation destination:
Create your own Rainbow Slime or Lava Lamp at the Swim and Fitness Center.
Cost: $15 per craft
April 5-13th & April 20th from 2-8PM
This event is sure to be a 'hopping' good time! There's going to be popcorn, food, and bouncy castles available for only a $5 entrance fee! All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Cost: $5 entrance fee
Canvas & Cocktails
April 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th at 4pm
Channel your inner Bob Ross with Suncadia Resort's Canvas & Cocktails event, happening at The Lodge in Suncadia. This painting class is for guests 21 years old or older, because you're going to be able to enjoy a delicious cocktail while getting step-by-step instructions for your own wonderful creation. Be sure to register for this event beforehand by calling (509) 649-6461. This event comes with a coctail, canvas, paint, instructions, and brushes.
Cost: $40 per person
April 6th, 13th, 20th, & 27th from 7-9PM
Enjoy an old-fashioned game of Bingo with some great people at The Lodge at Suncadia Resort.
Cost: $10 per person
Make-n-Take Easter Baskets
April 19th from 4:30-7PM
This family friendly event guarantees fun for the entire family. Bring the kids and create your own Easter Basket to use at the 13th Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt on April 20th. This event is going to be held at The Greatroom at the Lodge in Suncadia Resort. Make your own unique Easter Basket to enjoy a fun filled weekend of Easter Egg hunting!
Cost: $12 per basket
13th Annual Community Egg Hunt
April 20th at 10AM
Suncadia Resort is hosting their annual Easter Egg Hunt for the 13th year in a row! Thousands of Easter eggs will be filled with candy and prizes and scattered all around Dawson Park. Bring your baskets from the Make-n-Take Easter Basket Event on April 19th, or bring a basket from home! Kids will love racing around the park to find eggs and fill their baskets to the brim. Sunny the Bunn will also be a-hopping, snapping photos with egg hunters and making sure everyone has a memorable experience. This event is FREE, open to the public, and sponsored by the Suncadia Fund for Community Enhancement.
Build-a-Bunny or Design-a-Duck
April 20 from 11AM-1PM
Bring the children and stuff, fluff, and accessorize an Easter Bunny or Duck. Enjoy creating your very own, unique, Bear Factory stuffed animal. Each stuffed friend includes a birth certificate and carying box. All accessories and outfits are sold seperately. This Easter event is going to be held at The Lodge in Suncadia Resort.
Cost: $30 per animal. Clothes and accessories individually priced.
Golden Egg Recovery
April 20 from 1-4PM
OH NO! The Golden Egg at Suncadia has gone missing! Sunny The Bunny needs all the help he can get in helping to find his Golden Egg. The guest that finds the special Golden Egg will win a free night stay at Suncadia! The Golden Egg was lost in a location that is very difficult to find, but there are magic "clue" eggs that are scattered throughout the resort that will give Sunny The Bunny's helpers hints to where he might have lost The Golden Egg.
Sunny The Bunny Crafts
April 20 from 2-4PM
Join Sunny The Bunny in making egg-cellent Easter Crafts. Children of all ages can create Bunny Slime, dye Easter Eggs, or create their own Easter Baskets. It's sure to be a hopping good time! This event is going to be located at The Lodge at Suncadia Resort.
Sunny The Bunny is hiding! Use your sleuthing skills to find Sunny The Bunny. There will be clues all around the resort to help you uncover where Sunny The Bunny is hiding. Get your first clue from the Concierge Desk at The Lodge in Suncadia Resort. Once you find Sunny The Bunny you will win a prize!
BINGO with Sunny The Bunny
April 20 from 6-8PM
Which game do you think is Sunny The Bunny's favorite? Why, Bunny BINGO, of course! Join us for this classic game at The Lodge in Suncadia Resort.
Cost: $10 per person
April 21st 11AM-2:30PM
Bring the entire family and enjoy a luxurious Easter Brunch at the Portals Restaurant in Suncadia Resort. This brunch will consist of traditional and signature Easter Brunch items.
Please call Portals Restaurant at (509) 649-6473 to make your reservations.
Cost: Adults are $46 and children 4-12 years old are $23. Any children under the age of 4 eat FREE!!
Sunny the Bunny Deliveries
April 21 from 7:30-10AM
Do you want a private meeting with Sunny The Bunny? Have Sunny The Bunny hop by your hotel room or vacation home with a special Easter morning delivery. If you would like your children to get a meeting with Sunny The Bunny, call the Concierge Desk at (509) 649-6461 to schedule a delivery.
Cost: Rooms at The Lodge - $35 for the first child and $25 for each additional child. Homes/ Inns/ Condos - $40 for the first child and $30 for each additional child.
Egg-Stravaganza Hunt & Hippity-Hop After Party
April 21st at 11AM
For another fantastic and fun Easter Egg hunt at Suncadia Resort, look no further than the exclusive Egg-Stravaganza Hunt at The Lodge. Eggs will be hidden all around The Lodge with SUPER eggs hidden in each hunt. Bring your Easter Basket that you created at one of our Easter Basket Making Events or bring one from home. This event has different age categories. The breakdown is as follows: 0-3 | 4-6 | 7-9 | 10-12. Check-in for this event will begin at 10AM on April 21st in The Greatroom at The Lodge. You will need to bring your printed ticket and once you check-in you will be given a map to your starting location. The hunt will begin at 11AM prompt.
Hippity-Hop After Party
Celebrate the end of the Easter weekend with tons of fun activities! Activities include:
Cost: $19 per child for the Resort Easter Hunt, Bunny Ears and Hippity Hop After Party. $25 per child for Resort Easter Hunt, Bunny Ears, Hippity Hop After Party, and Easter Basket.
BullShooters Darts Tournament
April 6th from Noon-8PM R
Enter in a Darts tournament for adults 21 years old or older. This tournament promotes the sport of Darts as an inexpensive source of entertainment for plaers of all skill levels in a program that is professionally coordinated. Location to be determined.
Hear ye! Hear ye! Join the Kings, Queens, and Nobels for a 'Knight' of Murder, Mystery, and a delightful 5 course period-style meal. Dinner will include a smoked meat and cheese plate, beef barley soup, salad, Roasted Pork or Lamb, and desert. Be careful in attending. Your life will depend, not only on your innocence, but your ability to defend it.
After your Easter festivities, kick off your shoes and sink into your luxurious vacation home. All of our homes give unmatched comfort, luxury, and value! Consider staying atElk Sedge in Suncadia! You'll be extra close to all of the wonderful April events that Suncadia Resort has to offer. This luxurious four bedroom home has enough space for 14 people to stay in comfortably. This property is also featured our blog post: 5 Vacation Rental 365 Homes with EPIC Game Rooms. The great room features a two-story gas fireplace and wood windows to frame the secluded backyard. This property is also part of Vacation Rental 365'sAnnual Promtions, where guests can save more the longer they stay! Save up to 25% on any booking all year!* Be sure to ook directly to Avoid the AirBnB or VRBO Booking Fee!
There has never been a better time to visit Cle Elum or Suncadia Resort. We still have snow on the ground, the roads are clear, and the sun is shining! Here are some great events happening in March in Cle Elum and Suncadia Resort, as well as some specials for our favorite businesses.
March 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th
This event is sure to be a 'hopping' good time! There's going to be popcorn, food, and bouncy castles available for only a $5 enterence fee! All children must be accompanied by an adult. (Update: This event is not available March 9th)
3PM & 4PM: Tie-Dye Snow Art
You may have tie-dyed a shirt before, but have you ever tie-dyed a shirt with snow? This fun event, located at Campcadia, is going to be a colorful mess of fun! Make your own tie-dyed shirt or colorful snow creation!
Tie-Dye Shirts: $16
Tie-Dye Shirt and 2 Snow Art Bottles: $20
Snow Art Bottles: 1 for $3 or 7 for $18
5PM: Canvas & Cocktails
Channel your inner Bob Ross with Suncadia Resort's Canvas & Cocktails event, happening at The Lodge in Suncadia. This painting class is for guests 21 years old or older, because you're going to be able to enjoy a delicious cocktail while getting step-by-step instructions for your own wonderful creation. Be sure to register for this event beforehand by calling (509) 649-6461.
The price for this event is $40 and comes with a coctail, canvas, paint, instructions, and brushes.
For the entire month of March, all of our properties get a 3rd night FREE! This is the best deal of the entire year. If you have ever been thinking about staying in Suncadia, now would be the time to do it! Save up to $600 with this deal!
Ashley Mankus is a licensed massage practitioner that is excited to serve the Cle Elum, Roslyn area. You can schedule a 60 minute or 90 minute massage at your home, so you never have to leave the comfort of your room. Each client is treated with the highest standards for comfort, pressure, style, and draping. Schedule a romantic massage for you and your special someone this year!
Suncadia Resort is hosting a mixology class with experts from Heritage Distilling Company for guests over 21 years old. You and your favorite person will learn how to create four different cocktails. Each ticket includes two people. This event is located at The Lodge in Suncadia Resort. The event is only $99 for a memorable experience!
Canvas & Cocoa - Suncadia Resort
February 2nd, 9th, 17th, 18th, 20th, and 22nd
For all of the burgeoning artists out there, Suncadia Resort has an event that's perfect for you! Suncadia Resort provides step-by-step instructions, a canvas, brushes, aprons, and cocoa. Guests can create their own beautiful art. The price is only $35 per painting, located at The Lodge at Suncadia Resort.
Community Skate Nights - Suncadia Resort
February 5th, 12th, 19th, & 26th
Suncaida Resort's outdoor ice skating rink is open to guests of all ages with a cash donation. 100% of all donations will benefit HopeSource, a non-profit organization that helps members of Kittitas County achieve self sufficiency. A $2 donation will get you entry and skates rentals. Community skate nights are at The Village Pavilion Ice Rink from 6-9PM.
Chinese New Year Wine Release Party - Swiftwater Cellars
Celebrate Chinese New Year with new wine, live music, performances, and food bites. If you are interested in attending this event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. This event is from 6-8pm at the Swiftwater Cellars in Suncadia Resort.
Sun Country Showshoe Run - Sun Country Golf Course
This run takes place at the Sun Country Golf Course in Cle Elum. Snowshoe rentals are available for $10, with the shoes available for convenient pickup at the start of the race. A typical snowshoe course has rolling terrain, with plenty of ups and downs to get your heart rate up. Our races have a 5K and 10K course, with the 10K consisting of two laps of the 5K course.
The Dummy Downhill - Suncadia Resort
Have fun with this wild and crazy event where guests create costumed 'dummies' and send them skiing or snowboarding down the slopes of Prespector Golf Course. Prizes are awarded for Best Name, Best Dressed Dummy, Best Air, and Best Crash. Dummies can range from Seahawks figures exploding with skittles to Brides. Dummies will hit the slopes in a display of creativity and destruction!
Ring in the New Year with tons of fun activities in Central Washington!
Fantastic Flashback NYE Family Celebration
December 31st starts at 6pm
Suncadia Lodge is celebrating the beginning of 2019 with a 1980's inspired Prom Night. Evening events include coctail hour, dinner, throwback cocktails, kid's activities, live music, and a champagne toast at midnight. For guests over 21 years of age there is going to be a seperate lounge where you can enjoy some casino games.
Price: Tickets for Adults are $84
For more information about this event and to order tickets, see the event at EventBrite.
New Years Ten Course Tasting Menu - Orchard Restaurant
Gather with friends and family and enjoy a night of cocktails, hand-crafted, farm to table food, wine pairings, and so much more!
The Singing Hills Barbershop group is a group of individuals in the Ellensburg community that love to sing Barbershop music and they are hoping that you join them! There's no experience necessary, all you have to have is a sense of good fun and a desire to learn new music!
Location: Ellensburg Adult Activity Center - 506 S. Pine St.
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First Friday Art Walk
January 4th from 5-7pm
Downtown Ellensburg celebrtes the beginning of the new year with an Art Walk that brings all forms of art together. This event is meant to honor the local artists and their work.
Dance the night away at the Cle Elum Eagles #649 on the largest dance floor in Kittitas County! This event is going to be held at the Cle Elum Eagles #649, 220 N Pennsylvania Avenue, Cle Elum WA 98922
For more information please call (509) 674-2385
Ellensburg Winterhop Brewfest
January 19th from noon-5pm
Ellensburg is hosting the 14th Annual WinterHop BrewFest so that beer lovers all over the country can sample beer from ove 30+ PNW Breweries in more than 12 venues in Historic Downtown Ellensburg. Tickets go on sale December 1st and are $40 each. Tickets include admission to the event, a commemorative tasting glass, and 5 scrip. An additional scrip can be purchased at the information trailer.
Suncadia Resort is hosting their annual winter wonderland experience with a variety of fun activities and special events. Guests and residents alike can join in the fun! Meet Santa or show off your moves on the ice skating rink. Suncadia's Winterfest is sure to keep the whole family entertained.
Create your own Mini Christmas Tree - December 1, 8, and 15-23
Create your own hand crafted REAL mini Christmas Tree. You can care for and decorate your own small Christmas tree and when you get home you can plant it and enjoy it for years to come.
Gingerbread House Making - December 1, 2, 8, 9, & 15-24
Decorate your own gingerbread house with Suncadia's pre-formed gingerbread, a variety of candies, accessories, and decorating ideas. All you have to provide is the imagination. While you are decorating, enjoy a bottomless cocoa bar!
Bear Factory - December 1, 2, 8, 9, 15-23 and January 1-5
Create your own signature Bear Factory stuffed animal. You can choose your own animal, outfits, and accessories to create an animal that is unique to you.
Canvas & Coacoa- December 26, 28, 30, and January 1, 3, 5
Try your hand at painting your own art with step-by-step instructions. Classes start at 3pm exactly. Canvas, brushes, aprons, and cocoa are provided.
Winter Market - December 7, 14, 21, & 28
Enjoy Suncadia's Holiday Market with products from a variety of vendors throughout Washington. New vendors will be in daily and all products will be available for purchase.
Cookies and Cocoa with Santa and Friends - December 22 & 24
Enjoy freshly baked cookies and take Christmas pictures with Santa. Cocoa, cookies, (and spiked cocoa for those over 21) are available for purchase.
Pictures with Santa - December 8th at 11am - 1pm
Take pictures with Santa at the NWIC building on Pennsylvania Avenue.
Ugly Christmas Sweater & PJ's Day- December 16th at 10am - 5pm
Show off your creative and "ugly" side around Roslyn while you shop and eat. Visit participating businesses and fill out an entry card to win great prizes. Look for the Ugly Sweater and PJ Day poster for every entry card locations. The more participating locations you visit, the better your chances are to win!
Winter Solstice Celebration December 21st at 3:30pm
Come and celebrate the winter solstice with guests and residents at the Centennial Park in Roslyn.
Christmas Eve with Santa December 24th at 7pm
The Roslyn Fire Department hosts their 95th annual Christmas Eve with Santa. The magic begins with the lighting of the Christmas tree in front of the NWIC building on Pennsylvania Ave.
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The holiday season is quickly approaching and people all around Central Washington are looking for the best holiday bazaars, upcoming holiday events, and general holiday cheer. Never fear, we have gathered all of the holiday events happening this holiday season!
This event, hosted by the Central Washington University Outdoor Pursuits and Rental, takes students ad guests on a hike into the sunset. The price for non-students is $10 and the event is occurring from 4pm through 7pm. For more information about this event, please contact the CWU OPR.
Hometown Holidays Events
November 1st - 30th
The Ellensburg Downtown Association has put together a calendar of events for November. These events include the annual Veterans Day Parade and lunch, a indoor Holiday Market, and the Ellensburg Floral holiday sip and shop. There are events going on throughout Kittitas County. For more information about these events, please see the Ellensburg Downtown Association website.
Iron Horse Brewery Tour
Come visit the famous Iron Horse Brewery in Ellensburg. For only $10, guests get a tour of the brewery, a custom glass, a beer sampler coupon for the pub, and a sample of beer. For more information about this event, see the Iron Horse Brewery website.
The national event celebrated every year on the Friday after Thanksgiving is a way to encourage shoppers to support their local businesses. Many of the shops in Downtown Ellensburg are participating in this event. Customers are encouraged to wear plaid to celebrate the creativity and diversity of independent businesses. Plaid Friday is a small town alternative to the Black Friday of big box stores. Exclusive deals or discounts can be found at participating businesses.
Cookie Scavenger Hunt
This fun family-friendly event is held on the same day as Plaid Friday where children and families can explore downtown Ellensburg while collecting a variety of candies and decorations to create their own, individual, holiday cookie. The scavenger hunt begins at 2pm at the Rotary Pavilion on the corner of 4th Avenue and Pearl Street. For more information about this event, visit the Ellensburg Downtown Association website.
This unique and quirky event is hosted by the Ellensburg Downtown Association and MyEllensburg.com. The second annual snowball drop is a man-made blizzard that includes discounts, gifts, and give-aways. The snow is actually ping pong balls that each has a special from a local store. This free family event takes place at noon on Saturday, November 26th outside the rotary pavision on North Pearl Street in Downtown Ellensburg. For more information about this event, visit MyEllensburg.com.
CWU Ware Fair
November 29th - December 1st
The 43rd annual ware fair is held in the Central Washington University SURC. This arts and crafts festival brings vendors from all across the Pacific Northwest for three days of shopping, music, samples, and more. For more information about this event, email firstname.lastname@example.org or find this event on Facebook.
Suncadia's Winterfest brings a winter wonderland to Cle Elum with special events and activities going on until Christmas. Here are some of our favorite Winterfest events happening in November and December. For more information about any of these events, visit the Suncadia website.
Running of the Elk 5K Walk/ Run
Each runner will be given a pair of antlers to begin the race. Runners will have an opportunity to complete their outfit throughout the run with a red nose and a bell. Upon completion, each participant will receive a warm beverage. Check-in begins at 9am. The race starts at 10am. The price for this race if you register online is $30 per person. If you register the day of the race, it's $35 per person.
Tree Lighting Celebration
The community tree in Dawson Park will be lit at 6pm. Guests can enjoy live holiday music, Christmas carols, holiday cookies, and... shhhh! We heard that Santa is supposed to make an appearance.
November 23rd through 24th
Guests can get their holiday shopping done early at the Holiday Bazaar in the Rialto and Owens Ballroom.
Gingerbread House Making
Every Weekend until Christmas, starting November 24th
Children and adults alike can decorate their perfect gingerbread houses! Suncadia will provide a pre-formed gingerbread house, decorations, and inspiration. Houses are $39 each and additional decorating kits are $8 each.
December 26th through 30th
Guests can make a dream catcher, snowflake, or holiday cookies. There are so many crafts available for guests to enjoy while having warm conversation with other guests. Also, there's a bottomless cocoa bar!
Christmas in Cle Elum
Gather with locals and visitors alike in downtown Cle Elum for tea with Mrs. Claus, photos with Santa, a parade of lights, and so much more!
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Haloween is right around the corner and that means pumpking picking, hauntings, and costumes. Thankfully we have compiled all of the Haloween-style events happening in Central Washington in 2018. Enjoy!
Huffman Farms U-Pick Pumpkin Patch
October 1st through 31st
This event is held every Saturday and Sunday in October from 10am to 4pm. At the Huffman Farm in Ellensburg, guests can choose their own perfect carving pumpkin straight from the vine.
Also guests can enjoy the other activities Huffman Farms has to offer. Guests can make their way through a corn maze, enjoy a petting zoo, and enjoy farm-fresh food from the Farm Kitchen Cafe.
Located at 6181 Wilson Creek Road in Ellensburg.
Haunted Forest and Corn Maze
October 12th through 27th
Enter the haunted forest if you dare! This event is designed to scare you. Guests will enter the haunted forest where they will be met with jump scares, scary images, carnage, and more! This event is recommended for people 10 years old and older. Guests are encouraged to bring a flashlight to get from the parking lot to the Silo Cafe where they will buy their tickets.
Tickets will be sold until 9:45pm for $10 for children aged 12 years old and younger. Anyone over 12 years old can purchase a ticket for $12.
You will then be handed a lantern and enter the forest. Once you exit the forest, if you don't have to change your pants, you can hang out with the other survivors by our fire pit and make s'mores.
Located at 6181 Wilson Creek Road in Ellensburg.
"Flocktober" and "Mill-o-ween"
This event is fun for the whole family and is held from 10am through 2pm. There is a pet costume contest happening at noon where the best dressed pets and owners will be awarded a prize for first and second place. Guests can also enjoy getting their face painted, painting a paper plate pumpkin, and decorate their very own cookie.
There is also a variety of food available for guests to snack on during the event.
Located at the Old Mill Country Store at 500 W 3rd Ave in Ellensburg. For more information about this event check out the Facebok page.
Kids can walk through downtown Ellensburg to go from store to store to collect candy. The CWU Army and Air Force ROTC will be there to provide pedestrian safety at crosswalks. This event begins at 3pm and goes on until 6pm.
This family friendly event includes a costume contest, trick-or-treat, and a Pumpkin Party! Kids can create a dream catcher, carve and decorate their own pumpkin, and build a Halloween bear. Adults can have fun at Beary-Scary Bingo on Saturday from 7 to 9pm for only $10 per person.
For additional information about activities and locations, contact the concierge at (509) 649-6461.
There will be a kids Halloween parade starting at 5pm in Downtown Cle Elum. Afterwards kids can enjoy going trick-or-treating from store to store.
Everyone put on your scarves and pick up the nearest pumpkin because fall is upon us! You know what that means: pumpkin picking, spiced lattes, corn mazes, scary movies, ghosts and goblins, harvest festivals, and the big dirty run. Wait, what were the last two?Harvest Festival and the Big Dirty Run?These are two great events happening in October at the Suncadia Resort!
Suncadia Resort has hosted a Harvest Festival at Nelson Farm for thirteen years! This event lasts goes on for two weekends in October and is a celebration of everything fall. They have a corn maze, pumpkin picking, crafts, a petting zoo, pony rides, fall sports, food trucks, face painting, and live music. Kids and kids-at-heart will both enjoy the fun-filled days at the Harvest Festival!
Big Dirty Run
Suncadia also hosts the Big Dirty Run, happening this year on Sunday, October 14th. This is not your traditional 5K run. Runners will have to run, walk, crawl, and climb to get through their course, which goes through the messy and muddy back trails of Suncadia’s Nelson Preserve neighborhood. This is definitely not a run for the neat-freaks as participants are known to finish the run absolutely covered in mud. Once you cross the finish line, you’ll be rewarded with an ice-cold glass of beer (or root beer for those under 21). Tickets are available now on the Suncadia Resort website.
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Enjoy fun and festivities during your trip to Cle Elum! Suncadia Resort, a gorgeous mountain resort with many fabulous amenities, is host to a number of fantastic events during the year. From seasonal celebrations to holidays, there are so many awesome reasons to visit. Find out everything you need to know about the biggest Suncadia events. Plus, discover how to book the most gorgeous rental properties in Kittitas County.
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Enjoy the Best
Summer in Cle Elum means warm weather, swimming at the lake, and the Backyard BBQ Summer Saturdays event from Suncadia Resort! Every Saturday in July and Augustin, the Suncadia Nelson Dairy Farm will host a Backyard BBQ. This event includes live music, a menu of delicious BBQ, beverage tastings, and even some kid-friendly fun. Bring your own sunscreen and lawn chair, and they’ll supply the good times! You can pre-purchase tickets for $15 for adults and $10 for kids ages 3 to 12. If you purchase at the door, tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for kids. Check out theevent page on the Suncadia website to get a full list of the upcoming tastings and concert.
4th of July
Celebrate this nation’s independence during your Suncadia stay! The fun lasts for the whole week of the 4th, and includes fun for the entire family. Participate in the Suncadia Americana Games, enjoy some of the kid-friendly classes, go on a guided hike with the whole family, or try your hand at some of the contests. No matter your preference, you’ll find something fun to enjoy. Check theevent page on the websiteto see the full schedule!
Just because the weather starts to cool doesn’t mean the fun has to! The annual Suncadia Harvest festival welcomes the arrival of fall with two weekends of seasonal events. This event, like the Backyard BBQ event, is held at Suncadia’s Historic Nelson Farm and includes live music, a hay maze, a pumpkin patch, a petting zoo, pony rides, food trucks, beer garden, and so much more! There’s even pumpkin archery! You won’t want to miss this event.
Suncadia’s longest festival is Winterfest. Typically starting after Thanksgiving in late November, Winterfest extends to the end of the year. It includes Christmas-themed events, like breakfasts with Santa and holiday dinners, as well as winter activities like ice skating, and rope-tow inner tubing. You won’t want to miss the annual Running of the Elk 5K Race or get your last-minute shopping done at the Holiday Bazaar. Finally, you can welcome the new year with the NYE Family Celebration.
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