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Get ready to enjoy free outdoor fun, entertainment and recreation on Saturday Sept. 17th! »

September 7th, 2016 in Salmon Fest News

Set aside a few hours, or the whole day, because you’ll find plenty to do on the picturesque grounds of the Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery. With a family atmosphere, tasty food, creative arts, live raptors and reptiles, and education events and activities, you’ll know you came to the right place to spend your day! Read more »


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Wenatchee River Salmon Festival gets “Best Food Festival” in Washington State from National Geographic Travel »

August 29th, 2016 in Salmon Fest News

“A collaborative project of Native American tribes throughout the Northwest showcases traditional fishing and cooking of salmon as well as storytelling and handicrafts.” Read more »


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The Wenatchee River Salmon Festival is almost here! »

August 29th, 2016 in Salmon Fest News

Leavenworth, WA.– The Wenatchee River Salmon Festival is almost here!!! Join us September 17th for a fantastic natural resource festival which celebrates the return of wild salmon to the Wenatchee River. Salmon Fest is held on the grounds of the Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery, located at the mouth of the scenic Icicle Canyon near the Bavarian city of Leavenworth, Washington. Read more »


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New Adventures at Salmon Fest This Year!!! »

August 12th, 2016 in Salmon Fest News

We have been working hard to create some new adventures for our Salmon Festival guests this year. All of your favorite activities are back – Gyotaku fish printing, Migration Golf, Outdoor Recreation activities, a wide array of exhibitors, Reptile Man, Sardis Live Raptors, treats from the food court and much much more! Read more »


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2016 Wenatchee River Salmon Festival Scholarship Winner »

June 13th, 2016 in Salmon Fest News

Leavenworth, Wash.- The Wenatchee River Salmon Festival is proud to announce that Alexis Rodriguez-Pantaleon is the winner of the 2016 Nancy Duree Natural Resource Scholarship. Read more »


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2016 Wenatchee River Salmon Festival Poster Contest Winners »

June 9th, 2016 in Salmon Fest News

Leavenworth, Wash.- The Wenatchee River Salmon Festival is proud to announce that Danielle Peterson, a third-grade student from Lewis and Clark Elementary, is this year’s Grand Prize Poster Contest for the 2016 festival.

Danielle’s colorful and amazing poster is the new ‘O-FISH-al’ Festival poster and will be used to publicize the 26th Annual Wenatchee River Salmon Festival throughout the region. Read more »



Salmon Fest Website Changes »

May 23rd, 2016 in Salmon Fest News

You’ll probably notice we’re updating the look, feel, and content of the Wenatchee River Salmon Festival website. New additions include a comprehensive English-to-Spanish translation capability, as well as a direct feed from the Salmon Fest Facebook page. Visit frequently to get the latest on what’s happening at Salmon Fest!



2016 Wenatchee River Salmon Festival Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted »

January 25th, 2016 in Salmon Fest News

Do you know an aspiring biologist or natural resource student who would benefit from a $1500 tuition scholarship from an accredited college or university? Eligible 2016 graduating high school seniors may apply now for the Wenatchee River Salmon Festival’s Nancy Duree Natural Resource Scholarship. Read more »


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