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.

In 2007, downtown Ellensburg was listed as one of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Dozen Distinctive Destinations. Learn more about how Ellensburg earned its place on their annual list of most unique and lovingly preserved communities in the United States.

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:

Jazz in the Valley, Ellensburg Washington

July 25-27 - Jazz in the Valley Festival is a celebration of jazz for […]

Whisky Dick

July 26, 8:00 a.m. start time – The 2014 Whisky Dick Triathlon has been […]

Downtown Ellensburg

August 16, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Join us after the Ellensburg Chamber […]


August 28, 7-11 p.m. – Begin your Rodeo weekend with the EDA at the […]

Kittitas County Fair Ellensburg Washington

August 28 – September 1 (Every Labor Day weekend) - From the first organized […]

Ellensburg Rodeo

August 29 – September 1 (Every Labor Day weekend) – Begin your Rodeo weekend […]

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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

Buskers in the Burg
September 28, 2013

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