July 29-31 – Jazz in the Valley Festival is a celebration of jazz for […]
Downtown News and Events
The Ellensburg Downtown Association has created Jazzport, a passport that takes Jazz in the […]
August 20- 7 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Join the Chamber Cowboys for their 62nd […]
August 20 – Join us after the Ellensburg Chamber Cowboys Kick-Off Breakfast for a […]
September 1, 7-11 p.m. – Begin your Rodeo weekend with the EDA at the […]
The Kittitas County Farmers Market is rich in tradition. This lively market is known […]
Welcome to Downtown Ellensburg
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.