Fun Festivals, Fairs and Events in Colville WA
Our Colville calendar is crowded with annual festivals, fairs and contests open to the general public. Here is a sample of the fun.
Christmas Tree Extravaganza (December)
Lavishly decorated Christmas trees laden with gifts are donated by area businesses and raffled off at the Gala Dinner Dance sponsored by the Colville Chamber of Commerce. The public is invited to attend. Other activities during the holiday season include horse-drawn wagon rides, tree lighting, carol singing and shopping specials.
Sledding hills, snow mazes and snow huts provide a fun day for kids to climb, sled and play. Exhibits of winter sports equipment, food and hot drinks make the event fun for all ages.
Gold Rush Fun Run (January)
Sponsored by the Driftriders Snowmobile Club, snowmobilers start from Beaver Lodge on the Little Pend Oreille Lake and cruise through the trail system in the Colville National Forest. Contestants stand to win as much as $1,500 in prize money.
WILD Turkey Daze (April)
The Chamber of Commerce co-sponsors a banquet with the National Wild Turkey Federation to raise money for turkey habitat and to recognize Stevens County as the number one turkey-hunting county in Washington State. Stevens County hunters have numerous Merriam Turkeys listed in the top 10 for size in the whole county.
Colville Panorama Pro-West Rodeo (Father’s Day Weekend)
A rodeo has been held on this national holiday for more than 60 years. Festivities kick off on Friday evening with a Bull-a-rama that allows amateurs to try their hand at bull riding before they take a seat to watch the professionals compete. Cowboy breakfasts, parades and a dance complete the weekend excitement for all ages.
Washington Governor’s Cup Walleye Tournament (June)
A two-person event that challenges fishermen to haul in the heaviest catch of a two-day tournament on Lake Roosevelt.
Governors from all states are invited to send a representative team, and the trophy is shipped to the winner’s state for display. A Junior Walleye Tournament on that Saturday adds to the family participation.
Colville Rendezvous Days (August)
A fun summer event attracting visitors to Yep Kanum City Park. Activities include sports tournaments, arts and crafts booths, history displays and main stage entertainment. A miniature golf course and climbing wall keep the children busy. The Battle of the Bands showcases new talent in our area. The Sunday Classic Car Show is enjoyed by all ages. www.colvillerendezvous.org.
NE Washington Fair (August)
Four days of fantastic fun! Events include a junior rodeo, a pirate ship with exotic birds, a zoo barn, dances, games for kids, a variety of vendors and numerous competitions. The main stage has a musician, bluegrass, country and rock and roll music. www.co.stevens.wa.us/NE_WA_Fair/new_fair_home_page.htm.
Woodland Theatre (Year Round)
The actors and musicians of Stevens County perform live on stage all year with comedy, drama, musicals, choral and orchestra in downtown Kettle Falls. Call (509) 738-6626 or go to www.woodlandproductions.org.
Discover a Great Place for an Event
Colville has great facilities, both indoors and out, for reunions, weddings, meetings, gatherings, rodeos and many other fun activities. In the spare time before or after the event, you will have plenty of places to explore around the area.
Ag Trade Center-NE WA Fairgrounds
Astor Avenue & Washington Street
Main Street & Sixth Avenue
Colville Community College
985 S. Elm Street
Colville Public Library
195 S. Oak Street
Astor Avenue & Elm Street
608 N. Wynne Street
1872 E. Hawthorne Avenue
Fort Colville Grange
833 Aladdin Road
Keller Heritage Center
700 N. Wynne Street
Park Place Restaurant
995 S. Main Street
662 S. Main Street
Colville City Park Shelters
Colville City Park Pavilion
Yep Kanum City Park
Douglas Falls Park Shelter
Douglas Falls Road
Kettle Falls Day Use
Area on Lake Roosevelt
(509) 738-6266 ext. 115
Highway 395 S.
Mingo Garden Weddings
Mingo Mountain Road
NE WA Fairgrounds
Grandstand, Arena & Corrals
Grounds and Buildings
Northern Lights Lodge
3383 Highway 25 N., Lot 10