Winterfest 2023 in Lake Chelan Wine Valley

Get ready for a truly magical winter experience in the Lake Chelan Wine Valley as Winterfest 2023 returns for another amazing season! From January 13 – 22, 2023, take part in a fantastic line-up of exciting activities and events for your friends and family!

Here’s a preview of all the fun things to look forward to during Winterfest 2023 in the Lake Chelan Wine Valley.

Winterfest 2023 Wine Activities

People enjoying wine during Winterfest 2023 in Lake Chelan

There’s so much happening during Winterfest 2023 between January 13 – 22, 2023! There’s no better place or time to celebrate the falling of snow during one of the most beautiful seasons around the Lake Chelan Wine Valley.

Here’s some of what’s going on in Chelan and Manson:

Winterfest 2023 Main Activities and Events

Winterfest sign in Lake Chelan

The fun in the snow continues for 9 magical days of celebrating winter with something for everyone to enjoy! Bring the whole family along for all the activities and events happening during Winterfest 2023 in Lake Chelan.

Activities and events happening in Chelan from January 13 – 22, 2023

January 13, 2023  5pm-10pm

  • Ice Slide on Emerson next to Riverwalk Park 
  • Ice Bar Open 5pm-10pm 
  • Live Music on the Wapato Point Resort Stage
    • 5pm-7pm Owen Barnhart
    • 7:30pm-10pm Chrissy Alexander and the Fred Bauer Band

January 14, 2023 11am-10pm

  • Snow-Ga! Snowshoe Yoga + Wine with YogaUncorked
  • Thrive Chelan Valley host teens grades 6-12 at the Teen Center 12pm-4pm
  • Ice Slide on Emerson next to Riverwalk Park 
  • North Cascades Bank Ice Bar Open 12pm-10pm 
  • Bloody Mary’s from the Bloody Good Co. at the Ice Bar 12pm-2pm
  • Winterfest Wine Walk featuring the newest wineries in the valley 12pm-6pm 
  • Live Music on the Wapato Point Resort Stage
    • 12:30pm-2pm Jim Basnight
    • 2:30-3:30pm Glenn Snyder
    • 4pm-6pm Chrissy Alexander and the Fred Bauer Band
    • 6:30pm-10pm DJ Indica
  • Live Ice Carving
  • Winterfest Vendor Market 11am-5pm
  • Apple Bin Rides * 12pm-6pm
  • Polar Bear Plunge & Bonfire at Don Morse Park 6pm
    • Drop off your REAL Christmas trees at the Lakeshore Marina parking lot prior to this date to help build the fire!
  • Firework Display at Don Morse Park 6:30pm

January 15, 2023  11am-3pm

  • Kid Activities with Historic Downtown Chelan 11am-3pm
  • Ice Slide on Emerson next to Riverwalk Park 
  • Apple Bin Rides 
  • North Cascades Bank Ice Bar Open 11am-3pm 
  • Bloody Mary’s from the Bloody Good Co. at the Ice Bar 11am-1pm
  • Live Music on the Wapato Point Resort Stage
    • 11am-12:30pm The Skiffs
    • 1pm-2:30pm Aaron Crawford
  • Bubble Brunch 10am-12pm & 1pm-3pm 

Activities and events happening in Manson from January 20 – 22, 2023

January 20, 2023  5pm-10pm

  • North Cascades Bank Ice Bar Open 5pm-10pm 
  • Live Music on the Wapato Point Resort Stage
    • 7:30pm-9:30pm The Skiffs

January 21, 2023  11am-10pm

  • Guided Snowshoe Orchard Trek at Rootwood Cider 11am-11:30am
  • Kids Activities:
    • Find Tsilly Scavenger Hunt
    • Kids Ice Cave at North Shore Bible Church 12pm-4pm
    • Apple Bin Rides on Wapato Way 11am-5pm
    • Face Painting at the Manson Chamber of Commerce 12pm-4pm
    • Meet Elsa & Olaf 12pm-4pm
  • North Cascades Bank Ice Bar Open 12pm-10pm 
  • Bloody Mary’s from the Bloody Good Co. at the Ice Bar 12pm-2pm
  • Live Music on the Wapato Point Resort Stage
    • 3:30pm-5pm Glenn Snyder
  • Winterfest Vendor Market
  • Bubble Brunch 11am-1pm 
  • Live Ice Carving
  • Firework Display at Manson Bay Park 6:30pm

January 22, 2023

  • Viki Downey Polar Bear Plunge 1pm: Proceeds go towards Swim Lessons

Food & Wine / Culinary Events

Fancy dinner with wine

Live Music & Entertainment

James Coates performing

Enhance your winter evening after a fun-filled day enjoying Winterfest 2023 activities with one of these amazing live performances. 

Experience some of the most talented artists in Washington play soothing music with a delicious glass of wine. From classical music to self-written originals, these live performances are sure to brighten any evening during your winter stay in the Lake Chelan Wine Valley!

Pub Live @ Campbell’s Pub & Veranda (Every Friday)

Live Music: Joey Anderson @ Tipsy Canyon Winery (January 12)

Live Music: Owen Barnhart @ Rocky Pond Winery (January 12)

Live Music: Albert Rookard @ Callan Cellars (January 13)

Live Music: Eric Link @ Sigillo Cellars (January 13)

Live Music: The Skiffs @ Tsillan Cellars (January 14)

Live Music: Aaron Crawford @ Tipsy Canyon Winery (January 14)

Live Music: Owen Barnhart @ Tildio Winery (January 14)

Live Music: the Skiffs Live With Mike Bills @ Chelan Ridge Winery (January 14)

Live Music: Jeff Mcclaren @ Alta Cellars (January 14)

Live Music: Bassically @ Skagit Cellars (January 14)

Live Music: Hans Hessburg @ Vin Du Lac (January 14) 

Live Music: Owen Barnhart @ Succession Wines (January 15)

Live Musibig: Daddy Sax @ Chelan Ridge Winery (January 15)

Live Music: Chris Frue @ at Callan Cellars (January 20)

Live Music: Chris Anderson @ Tipsy Canyon Winery (January 20)

Live Music: Kelly Shirey @ Alta Cellars (January 20)

Live Music: Owen Barnhart @ Ancestry Cellars (January 20)

Live Music: Nic Allen @ Sigillo Cellars (January 20)

Live Music: Dimestore Prophets @ Tipsy Canyon Winery (January 21)

Live Music: Whisky Trail @ Tsillan Cellars (January 21)

Live Music: Owen Barnhart @ Chelan Ridge Winery (January 21)

Live Music: Older and Wiser @ Alta Cellars (January 21)

Live Music: Gavin Mclaughlin @ Sigillo Cellars (January 21)

Live Music: Mike Bill’s “the One Man Band” @ Chelan Ridge Winery (January 22)

Live Music: Jesse Quandt @ Tipsy Canyon Winery (January 26)

Live Music: Whiskey Trail @ Sigillo Cellars (January 27)

Live Music: Ian Hale Skavdahl @ Tsillan Cellars (January 28)

Live Music: Nic Allen @ Alta Cellars (January 28)

Live Music: Kimo Muraki @ Sigillo Cellars (January 28)

Yoga Events

Yoga Uncorked during Winterfest 2023 in Lake Chelan

Stay active during your next vacation in the Lake Chelan Wine Valley with some great yoga classes. 

Yoga + Wine @ Silver Bell Winery (January 14)

Yoga + Wine @ Tsillan Cellars (January 15)

Yoga + Wine @ Tipsy Canyon Winery (January 15)

Yoga + Wine @ Amos Rome (January 21)

Yoga + Wine @ Silver Bell Winery (January 22)

Yoga + Wine @ Succession Wines (January 29)

Come Celebrate Winterfest 2023

The countdown for Winterfest 2023 has begun and there’s no better place than the Lake Chelan Wine Valley to celebrate this beautiful winter season! Mark your calendars and be sure to join us for one of the most festive events of the year!

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