Salmon Fest Launches New Website!

Welcome to the new and improved Wenatchee River Salmon Festival website! 2020 sounds like “the future,” so we finally took the plunge and spent much of this crazy year building out this new website to better convey the scope, popularity, and critical role that this festival plays in the lives of so many from all…

Wenatchee River Salmon Festival Cancelled for 2020

Leavenworth, Washington: Due to the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic affecting all of us in many ways, the much-beloved award- winning Wenatchee River Salmon Festival (Salmon Fest) has been cancelled in 2020. This year’s event was scheduled to be held at the beautiful Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery on the days of September 17th – 19th. The…

2020 Nancy Duree Natural Resource Scholarship Applications NOW Available!

The Wenatchee River Salmon Festival and the Friends of Northwest Hatcheries are excited to once again offer Nancy Duree Natural Resource Scholarship (renamed the Wenatchee River Salmon Festival Natural Resources Scholarship in late 2020) of $1,500 to a high school student pursuing a higher education in natural resources (i.e. fisheries, forestry, wildlife, botany, geology, soil…

River Ramble joins Salmon Fest at Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery

Salmon Fest is excited to partner with the Chelan County PUD and their River Ramble Activities for the 2019 Salmon Fest events on Sept 19 – 21, 2019 at the Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery. Teachers will be able to sign up for the following River Ramble activities during the teacher signup process and many of…

Now Accepting Outdoor Recreation & Natural Resource Exhibitor Applications

The Wenatchee River Salmon Festival is accepting Outdoor Recreation & Natural Resource Exhibitor Applications on a first come first serve basis until Aug 31, 2019 or until space is filled. The Festival focuses on natural resource education, outdoor recreation and shares the cultural significance of the salmon to people of the Northwest. What an ideal…