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things to do in Wenatchee

Explore the local wineries, orchards, golf courses and year-round events

Get to know Wenatchee, Washington – the “Apple Capital of the World” and home to 300 days of blue skies per year on average (a rarity for the Pacific Northwest!). Ideally located at the entrance of the city’s downtown district, Coast Wenatchee Center Hotel places the best of the area right at your doorstep.  

Spend an afternoon swimming or rafting on the Columbia River, or wander along the Apple Capital Loop Trail. Explore the beautiful Ohme Gardens, play a round of golf on a local course or walk from our hotel to Historic Main Street in downtown Wenatchee. Oenophiles can take a day trip to one of the wineries near Lake Chelan or check out the Wenatchee Downtown Wine Walk in Autumn.

If you’re fortunate enough to here during the spring, you can catch a glimpse of the beautiful apple blossoms that appear throughout town. The Washington State Apple Blossom Festival is a can’t-miss event, too! 

Browse our list of things to do and see in Wenatchee, and let us know if you’d like more information. 


Hands grabbing fresh apple at farmer's market

Pybus Public Market

Distance from Hotel: .5 Miles

This open, airy marketplace features local farm goods, artisanal foods, restaurants and specialty shops.

Historic Main Street Downtown Wenatchee

Historic Main Street Downtown Wenatchee

Distance from Hotel: .5 Miles

Historic downtown Wenatchee is home to new businesses in old buildings offering an eclectic blend of hand crafted jewelry, curated home decor, fashion and food.

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Wenatchee Chamber of Commerce Wine Tasting Room

Distance from Hotel: .25 Miles

Visitors to Wenatchee who want a taste of wine before touring the actual wineries can do so in the tasting room of this historic downtown building.

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Mission Ridge Ski and Snowboard Resort

Distance from Hotel: 14 Miles

Play some of the best greens in North Central Washington at one of multiple courses that overlook the beautiful Wenatchee Valley and the Columbia River.

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Apple Capital Loop Trail

Distance from Hotel: .25 Miles

This 11-mile walking/jogging/biking trail is located along the mighty Columbia River.

Exterior of Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center

Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center

Distance from Hotel: .5 Miles

This museum houses local and regional history and explores Native American heritage; it's also home to the propeller used in the first trans-Pacific flight.

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Gorge Amphitheater

Distance from Hotel: 47 Miles

Check out concerts in the spring, summer and fall at this venue, which boasts great acoustics provided by nature.

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Town Toyota Center

Distance from Hotel: 3 Miles

Town Toyota Center hosts Wenatchee Wild BCHA hockey games, concerts, ice shows, SkiHawks football and much more.

Golf club and ball

Wenatchee Golf & Country Club

Distance from Hotel: 4 Miles

Play some of the best greens in North Central Washington at one of multiple courses that overlook the beautiful Wenatchee Valley and the Columbia River.

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Lake Chelan Wine Valley

Distance from Hotel: 38 Miles

Lake Chelan showcases over 20 wineries and 250 acres of vines.

Shops in Leavenworth


Distance from Hotel: 22 Miles

This quaint city is modeled entirely after a historic Bavarian village. Strolling Main Street and perusing boutiques is tons of fun!


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Chamber Annual Banquet

Billed as the "Networking Event of the Year", this annual banquet recognizes businesses and non-profits. The decorated tables are one of the event's highlights.

Wenatchee Valley Fourth of July //River Run on the Fourth

The River Run on the Fourth consists of both a 5K and a 10K race, both of which start and end at the Pybus Public Market. Celebrate Independence Day by breaking a sweat!

Annual Apple Century Bike Ride

Organized by the Wenatchee Sunrise Rotary Club, the Apple Century Bike Ride raises funds for a wide range of community projects.

Pybus Farmers Market

Every Saturday from May until October, Pybus Farmers Market offers visitors an intriguing blend of fruit, vegetables, flowers, artisan goods and other items - all produced by local vendors.

Wenatchee Special Olympics Washington

Every year Wenatchee hosts the Washington State Special Olympics Winter Games.

Brewers Row Oktoberfest

Located near downtown Wenatchee, this festival offers live music, a tap-and-putt course, food vendors and, of course, beer.

Wenatchee Downtown Wine Walk

Visit participating downtown locations featuring wineries and cideries from throughout the region during this yearly festival, which takes place in the winter.

Classy Chassis Parade and Car Show

Catch a glimpse of some of the best-looking cars and trucks as they parade down the road.

Apple with droplets on tree

Washington State Apple Blossom Festival

2021-04-22 00:00:00 - 2021-05-02 00:00:00

For over 100 years, the Washington State Apple Blossom Festival has celebrated the beautiful spring blossoms that appear throughout the valley.

Cyclists during race

Tour De Bloom

2021-04-30 00:00:00 - 2021-05-02 00:00:00

Organized by the Wenatchee Valley Velo Club, Tour De Bloom is a three-day event with a time trial and a road race.

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