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Leavenworth Washington – In the Holiday Spirit!

Lighting up Leavenworth: A Magical Christmas Lighting Festival
Nothing can quite put you in the Christmas spirit the way that a city full of lights can. Our quaint Bavarian town becomes a magical village of lights that you can witness throughout December, January, and February. With over half a million lights (that are so beautiful!) your […]

September in Leavenworth

Fall isn’t quite here yet, but the transition period between summer and fall can be some of the best weather. This means it’s the perfect time to get outside and enjoy the Washington atmosphere! Leavenworth offers some of the best festivities year-round. While the weather is still beautiful and calm, here are some options for […]

The Tail-End of Leavenworth Summer

As the summer months come to a close, children and parents alike begin preparing for the back-to-school season. Until that happens, though, there’s still time to enjoy the summer weather with adventure. The best place to do this, hands-down, is Leavenworth, WA. While Leavenworth is wonderful year-round, there are a few activities that make it […]

Sun, Spirits, and Live Music: Summer in Leavenworth

This year, summer in Leavenworth means plenty of live performances, wine tours, brewery tastings, and lots of nature lovin’. Furthermore, here at the Obertal Inn, we are happy to announce that we’ve booked one of our favorite musicians for a residency through several dates in June, July, and August.

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Obertal Inn Spring Dinner – May 12, 2018 – Please join us!

obertal spring dinner

Obertal Inn Spring Dinner and will take place on Saturday, May 12, starting at 6:30PM.

We will be serving the following menu:

Seared Ahi Tuna
Served on a Wonton Cracker
with Pickled Ginger and Wasabi Cream

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Spring Mushroom Soup
with Creme Fraiche and Chopped Chives

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Choice of:
NY Strip Roast
Red Wine Demi Glace
Seasonal Vegetables
Garlic […]

Spring Sensations in Leavenworth Washington

Spring Sensations and Ale Fest is happening this month!

April is a special month for Obertal Inn and the town of Leavenworth. A special event called Spring Sensations is happening all month long. Here is a bit of backstory on why Spring Sensations is so special. Follow the Pear Map of town to […]

Hiking in Leavenworth, WA During Spring

As the snow begins to melt away in Leavenworth Wa., the beautiful colors of Spring start to show all around town. The scenic views look like something straight from a postcard. If you’re into nature and hiking, then Leavenworth in the Spring is where you want to be.

Obertal Inn is still offering

Leavenworth Washington

Leavenworth is a Bavarian-styled village in the Cascade Mountains, in central Washington State. Alpine-style buildings with restaurants serving German beer and food line Front Street. The Nutcracker Museum displays thousands of nutcrackers, some dating back centuries. On the Wenatchee River, Waterfront Park is a habitat for ospreys and eagles. The village is a gateway to nearby ski areas and wineries.

When to visit

A popular time to visit Leavenworth is at the height of the warm, dry summer (Jul–Aug). Winters (Dec–Feb) tend to be cold and snowy. Annual events include Maifest (May), with traditional German dancing and music. Leavenworth Summer Theater stages open-air performances (Jul–Sep). The village is busy during Oktoberfest (Sep/Oct), which features food and drink, live music and keg-tapping ceremonies. Strolling carolers, sledding and a glühwein tent draw revelers to the Christmas Lighting Festival (Dec).

Elevation: 1,171′
Population: 1,994 (2016)
Area code: 509
Area: 1.25 mi² (1.23 mi² Land / 13 acres Water)