All Events

Click on event name for further information

Downtown Merchant Gathering

Wednesday, February 09, 2022
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Kicking off the New Year with our first quarterly merchant meeting of 2022 at the new Ellensburg Business Foundry space. CWU’s Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is launching an exciting, new nonprofit organization to serve as a resource for the Ellensburg business community.

  • Guest speakers include: Kittitas County History Museum and the CWU Business department

Learn the latest details:

  • Pine St. Revitalization Project
  • Non-Profit Volunteer Fair and Awards event – February 24th. Details on the EDA website.
  • EDA 2022 Event Calendar

o  5-5:20           Refreshments and Networking

o  5:20-6:15      Program

o  6:15-6:30      Q & A

Merchants register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/quarterly-merchant-gathering-tickets-247390129537

Volunteer Fair and Awards Annual Meeting

Thursday, February 24, 2022
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

The Ellensburg Downtown Association invites you to a community wide Volunteer Fair open house on Thursday, February 24th at the new Ellensburg Business Foundry located at 421 N. Main Street, Ellensburg.

Non-profit organizations can register to be a table vendor here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ellensburg-community-volunteer-fair-awards-event-tickets-239690770547 ($25 registration fee and limited space)

Schedule of events:

4:30-6pm Volunteer Fair

6-6:30pm Volunteer Awards (join the Ellensburg Downtown Association as we celebrate our 2021 volunteers)

6:30-7pm Ellensburg Downtown Association Annual Meeting (public welcome)

Who should attend this event? 

  • Anyone who would like to connect and serve in our community.
  • Our local non-profits NEED YOU! Are you gifted in hospitality, networking, fundraising, engaging with people, accounting, event setup, photography, social media or other talents?  (ages 14+ recommended)
  • Are you a student looking for volunteer hours?
  • Are you looking for a way to connect and make a difference?

Come meet and greet the non-profit organizations in our community and find where your genius talents can be celebrated. Bring your neighbors, co-workers, community groups, friends to enjoy some refreshments and learn more!

Downtown Spring Clean Up

Saturday, April 23, 2022
All Day

Grab your gardening gloves and head downtown for a fun morning of Spring cleaning!
Sign up for a time slot to help clean our downtown by picking up trash, scrubbing benches, bike racks, and trash receptacles, and cleaning out nodes.

Spring Girl's Night Out

Thursday, April 28, 2022
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

An established favorite, Girls Night Out is sure to bring much needed pampering and shopping specials to the ladies of Ellensburg. Grab your friends and take part in this evening of fun, and fabulous deals. Stop by each participating location for a one of a kind shopping experience including refreshments, raffles, added inventory, live entertainment, at home business consultants, shopping discounts, and more!

Downtown Merchant Gathering

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Quarterly Downtown Merchant Gathering

Downtown Merchant Gathering

Wednesday, August 10, 2022
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Quarterly Downtown Merchant Gathering

Hoedown in Downtown

Wednesday, August 31, 2022
All Day

The Ellensburg Downtown Association happily welcomes back the sound of live music for the annual Hoedown in the Downtown!
Join us to help get you in the spirit of the Ellensburg Rodeo and Kittitas Co. Fair. No cost to attend and a family friendly event!

Buskers Comedy Kickoff

Friday, September 23, 2022
All Day

The comedy club is coming back to downtown Ellensburg! Join the Ellensburg Downtown Association for the third edition of Buskers Comedy Kickoff.

Buskers in the Burg

Saturday, September 24, 2022
All Day

Buskers in the Burg returns to Downtown Ellensburg!
– Busking on the street corners
– Kids activities – craft table, bouncy toys, pumpkin painting
– More details to come!

Downtown Fall Clean Up

Saturday, October 22, 2022
All Day

Grab your gardening gloves and head downtown for a fun morning of Fall cleaning!
Sign up for a time slot to help clean our downtown by picking up trash, scrubbing benches, bike racks, and trash receptacles, and cleaning out nodes.

Downtown Trick or Treat

Monday, October 31, 2022
12:00 am

Downtown Trick or Treat offers children a spooktacular alternative to door-to-door trick or treating and is a free, family-friendly Halloween celebration. Round up your little ghosts and goblins and creep through downtown collecting goodies from participating businesses.

Downtown Merchant Gathering

Wednesday, November 09, 2022
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Quarterly Downtown Merchant Gathering

Moments to Remember

Friday, November 25, 2022
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Moments to Remember is a FREE family friendly event is a great way to kick off the holiday season! Start your day with great deals and discounts during Plaid Friday shopping at participating local stores! Finish off the night with great performances and the annual tree lighting at Rotary Pavilion featuring Santa Claus!

Holiday Girl's Night Out

Thursday, December 08, 2022
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

An established favorite, Girls Night Out is sure to bring much needed pampering and shopping specials to the ladies of Ellensburg. Grab your friends and take part in this evening of fun, and fabulous deals. Stop by each participating location for a one of a kind shopping experience including refreshments, raffles, added inventory, live entertainment, at home business consultants, shopping discounts, and more!