EASTER EGG HUNT: April 1, 2018
Annual egg hunt at 10 a.m. at Preston Park with prizes, candy, lots of eggs and, of course, the Easter Bunny!
TOUR OF WALLA WALLA: Northwest Collegiate Cycling Championship: April 21-23, 2017
Enjoy the beautiful scenery and the exciting racing events at this annual bicycle race through town.
LIONS CLUB ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT RIB FEED: May 5, 2018
Join local Lions Club members in an all-you-can-eat rib feed. This annual fundraiser is lip-smacking good! Buy your tickets in Waitsburg at: Waitsburg Grocery, Waitsburg Hardware;
Dayton: Columbia County Grain Growers;
Walla Walla: Bakery Boyer Bank-Eastgate, Olson Brothers Exhaust; or call any Waitsburg Lions Club member.
WAITSBURG CELEBRATION DAYS May 18-20, 2018
We have lots of activities planned for this year, so don't miss out! Click here for a complete schedule.
Join us for an old-fashioned parade on Saturday at 10 a.m., with horses, old cars, kids, floats and lots of town spirit.
Get your parade entry form and information here.
Also on Saturday will be the Waitsburg BrewFest at the Waitsburg
and the ATV Poker Run (get your registration, waivers, map and information packet here or register at
Eventbrite.com) at the Fairgrounds.
If you would like to set up a booth at the Bruce Museum during Waitsburg Celebration Days, click here for a vendor application.
And don't miss out on the Burger, Band and Brews event at the Fairgrounds, featuring Waitsburg's own Frog Hollow Band.
Bring the whole family and come on out to Waitsburg for a fun-filled weekend!
Parade: 509-337-9177 or E-mail Walt and Gwen Gobel for more information.
Waitsburg BrewFest: 509-520-9350 Ron Standring
ATV Poker Run: 509-337-6323 Wendy Richards
Burgers, Bands and Brews: 509-337-6323 Wendy Richards
CLASSIC AUTO SHOW: May 18-19, 2018
Join us for our annual antique car show at Preston Park. Stroll through time looking at different cars from each era, and sample the local entertainment and cuisine. Get your entry form
Contact: 509-301-9688 Fred Gonzalez
TOUCHET RIVER ROUNDUP (Celebration of Recovery): May 25-27, 2018
Join in this family-oriented event at the fairgrounds where recovery is celebrated with a pig roast and activities for all.
Contact: 509-526-3602 J. P. Kent
WAITSBURG HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI BANQUET: May 27, 2017
Reconnect with your classmates at the annual WHS Alumni Banquet! Taking place at the Waitsburg
Elementary School Multipurpose Room, this event will begin at 5 p.m. with a meet and greet, followed by dinner at 6 p.m. This year's banquet will be catered by Chef's Creation, Marty Bray.
Visit the WHS Alumni Facebook page for more information.
Contact: 509-520-0525 or E-mail Patty Mantz
MEMORIAL DAY CELEBRATION: May 28, 2018
Local veterans give a presentation at the City Cemetery honoring all veterans.
Contact: 509-337-6546 Ivan Keve
COMMUNITY YARD SALE: June 5, 2018
Contact The Times to get your yard sale on the map.
Contact: 509-337-6631 The Times office
JUNIOR LIVESTOCK SHOW: June 9-10, 2018
Area youth show off their prized animals at the fairgrounds. Come watch them shine!
Contact: 509-337-8642 Sandra Farley
SWIM THE SNAKE: August 11, 2018
This will be a cool event; (no pun intended). Only .7 of a mile, very calm waters, lots of flotilla support, including a certified dive master on site. Consider joining in the swim or coming to Lyon's Ferry to watch the
swimmers and enjoy the BBQ and beautiful scenery.
Contact: 509-386-6021 Lisa Naylor
PIONEER FALL FESTIVAL: September 16, 2018
Tour the famous Bruce Mansion on Main Street and see how the pioneers lived. Tour the museum, watch a fashion show, attend a community non-denominational church service,
check out arts/crafts booths, and learn how to churn butter, cook with cast iron, sew a wheat sack and hand dip candles. See the judges choose a winner for the annual pie contest,
then buy a slice or a whole pie! If you want to enter the pie contest, get your entry form here.
Contact: 509-337-6157 Anita Baker
LIONS CLUB ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT SALMON BBQ: September 22, 2018
Dine on fresh salmon and all the fixin's at the fairgrounds! Alcohol served. Must be at least 21 to attend.
Contact: 509-337-6774 Dan McKinley
HOMETOWN CHRISTMAS: December 2-3, 2017
Come on down for the annual Hometown Christmas! Santa, lighted parade and shopping in one stop! Click here
for the parade entry form. Click here for a detailed schedule, and click
here for vendor information.
Contact: 509-539-8773 Joy Smith
TURKEY BINGO: December 2, 2017
It's a gobblin' good time! Play turkey bingo at the Waitsburg Elementary multipurpose room. Doors open at 4 p.m. and games start at 5 p.m.
KIDS' NIGHT TO SHOP: December 13, 2017
Kids can find the perfect gift for family and friends at Kids' Night to Shop at the Waitsburg Elementary School multipurpose room from 6-8 p.m.
Contact: 509-337-8875 Rose Engelbrite