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Colville, Washington

Discover nature, explore history, enjoy great shopping and experience the theatre and arts. Come to visit and enjoy small town hospitality where outdoor recreation is literally at your doorstep!

Web site: www.Colville.com

Major Events and Festivals


Colville Farmer’s Market
Every Wednesday enjoy the freshest produce, crafts and goodies while supporting local vendors! May-October. Third and Oak Street. www.colville.com/


Pro-West Rodeo
A Father’s Day tradition for over 70 years! Kick off the weekend with bull riding, cowboy breakfasts, a parade and dancing. June 19, 2011. Stevens County Fairgrounds. www.colvillepanoramarodeo.com/

Relay for Life

Join in for a night of fundraising, support and fun for a great cause! June 24-25, 2011. www.colville.com/


Red, White and Bluegrass Music Event
All day pickin’ and jammin’ with a potluck, open mic, pie contest and more music all day long! July 2, 2011. www.colville.com/

Colville Sidewalk Sale and Street Faire
Enjoy live entertainment as you browse the streets full of merchants and vendors. July 14-16, 2011. www.Colville.com

Tiger Triathlon
Challenge yourself and have fun while doing it! Join in for the 21st annual triathlon – 1K swim, 40 K bike and 8 K run. July 16, 2011. Colville High School. (509) 684-6037. www.tigertri.com/

July & August

Ione Down River Days
A wild, river crossing event with snowmobiles…on water! Enjoy food, vendors and lots of suspense and excitement. July 29-31, 2011. Ione City Park and Town. www.colville.com/

Artist Trail Tours

Held the end of July and end of August. North Country Artist Trails will have all Artist Studios Open House.  Collect six unique stamps on your NCAT art card and enter a drawing for works of art. 509.684.3002, www.NorthCountryArtistTrails.com


Rendezvous Days
This event has something for everyone – arts and crafts, food and even a battle of the bands contest! August 5-7, 2011. Colville City Park. www.colville.com/

Weave ‘N’ the Woods
Join in for a day of fiber and friends! There will be spinning, weaving, knitting, crocheting and everything else to do with fiber Enjoy the sunshine and have fun with other enthusiasts. Saturday, Aug 13, 2011. Colville City Park. Contact: woodtick50@aol.com.

Northeast Washington Fair

Held the last Thursday through Sunday in August. Runs at the Northeast Washington Fairgrounds in Colville.


Harvest Dinner Celebration
Enjoy local farm and ranch products while celebrating community. September 11, 2011. Lovitt Restaurant, 576 N Wynne. (509) 684-5444. http://communityagcenter.org/

Arden Old Timers Rodeo
Prepare for some good old-fashioned, western fun for the whole family! September 17, 2011. Arden Rodeo Arena, Hwy 395 at Hall Rd. Arden, WA. (509) 684-2687. www.visitstevens.com/


Moonlight Madness Sale
Get your shopping on as downtown sales get crazier as the night goes on with specials, mark-downs and prizes! 7-10 p.m. October 28, 2011. Main Street. (509) 684-5973. www.visitstevens.com/


Christmas Tree Extravaganza
Enjoy the decorated Christmas trees, carol singing and horse-drawn wagon rides to cheer on the holiday spirit! Trees are raffled off at the Gala Dinner and Dance. Open to public. www.villageprofile.com/washington/colville/03/topic.html


Gold Rush Snowmobiling Fun Run
Grab your snowmobile and start cruisin’ through the trails in Colville National Forest. Win up to $1000 in cash prizes! January 15, 2012. Beaver Lodge, 2430 Hwy 20 East. www.visitstevens.com/pages/events/


Auto Vue Theatre
Experience Eastern Washington’s only operating drive-in theater. Enjoy popcorn and movie in the comfort of your own backseat! $6 for adults and seniors/$2 child. (509) 684-2863. 444 Auto View Road.

Keller Heritage Center
Featured on the National Registry of Historic Places, this historical museum reflects the history of the county from pioneer machinery, a sawmill, geology and more! www.stevenscountyhistoricalsociety.org/


Colville National Forest
Find ample outdoor opportunities such as hiking and backpacking in this 1.1 million acre forest! Trails range from easy to hard. 765 South Main Street, Colville, WA. (509) 684-7000. www.fs.fed.us/r6/colville/

Lake Roosevelt
Enjoy the mighty Columbia River, the rich fishery and numerous recreational opportunities! Camping, boating, hiking and swimming available. 1008 Crest Drive Coulee Dam, WA. www.nps.gov/laro/index.htm

Nature Trail

There is a 3.1 miles nature trail accessible from south of Colville High School for those who like to run, jog, walk, or just stroll and take in the panorama.

You can angle for some 23 different fish species in the area surrounding Colville. Some species are walleyes, various trout, including Dolly Vardon, fresh-water salmon, bass and sturgeon. www.wdfw.wa.gov

Winter Recreation
Winter sports enthusiasts welcome! Cross-country and downhill skiing, skijoring, snowmobiling, dog sledding, snowshoeing and tubing are all available nearby. www.Parks.WA.gov/Winter