Welcome to Downtown Ellensburg – home of the Ellensburg Downtown Association.

Are you ready to discover historic and vibrant downtown Ellensburg, Washington? The downtown is filled with unique shops, museums, and art galleries, as well as the local flavor of great restaurants, a brew pub, and wine shops. We invite you to enjoy our authentic culture located in Central Washington.

Between 2000 and 2011, the National Trust for Historic Preservation created a list of a Dozen Distinctive Destinations. The National Trust advocates for historic districts all over the country and helps preserve small-town history on a national level. In 2007, downtown Ellensburg made the list of distinctive destinations because of the beautiful architecture, unique landscape and rich, grassroots history. Thanks to the involvement of the community and the unique charm of the town, Ellensburg has become a destination spot in Washington state.

The Ellensburg Downtown Association is a non-profit downtown revitalization program whose mission is to enhance the economic and cultural vitality of historic downtown Ellensburg using the National Trust Main Street Center’s four-point Main Street approach.

Downtown News and Events:

Art About

June 5-6 – Art Confab is about focusing on financial sustainability, networking, and inspiration […]

Western Art Show

May 15-17, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. – You’re Invited to attend the 43rd […]

Childrens Day

May 09, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – The Ellensburg Public Library and the […]

farmersmarket

Shop the market every Saturday from May through October from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 […]

Kittitas County Barn Quilts

April 24 – 25- In partnership with the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce and […]

Girls Night Out Ellensburg

April 9, 5-9 p.m. – An established favorite, Girls Night Out is sure to […]

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Featured Events:

Ellensburg Jazz in the Valley

Jazz in the Valley
July 26-28, 2013

Hoedown in the Downtown

Ellensburg Rodeo and Hoedown
Aug. 29-Sep. 2, 2013

Kittitas County Fair

Kittitas County Fair
Aug. 29-Sept. 2, 2013

Spirit of the West

Spirit of the West
Cowboy Gathering

February 14-17, 2013

Girls Night Out

Girls Night Out
April 11, 2013

Ellensburg Dachshunds on Parade

Dachshunds on Parade
June 15, 2013

Buskers in the Burg

Ellensburg Film Festival

Ellensburg Film Festival
October 4-6, 2013

Hometown Holidays

Hometown Holidays
November and December

Ellensburg Art Walk

First Friday Art Walk
5-7pm Each Month

Kittitas Farmer's Market

Kittitas Farmer’s Market
Saturdays, 9am-1pm May-October