Eastern Washington

North Idaho

Western Montana


Pullman, Washington

Nestled in the rolling wheat fields of southeastern Washington, Pullman has much to offer visitors, students and those seeking a lifestyle that combines a beautiful country setting with the benefits of a major university. Pullman's 27,030 residents boast of its abundance of outdoor recreation, theatre and arts, low crime rates and excellent educational system.

Web site: www.PullmanChamber.com, www.Pullman-Wa.gov

Major Events and Festivals

June - August

Concerts in the Park

Held every Wednesday night beginning the 3rd week of June and lasting for six weeks at Reaney Park. Sponsored by Pullman Parks and Recreation. The evening begins at 5:30 p.m. with a buffet dinner catered by a local restaurant (prices vary). Music is from 6 - 7:15 p.m. 509.334.4555.

June - October

Farm Fresh Market



Pullman's Fourth of July Celebration

Held on July 4th. At 10am, America's craziest parade is held in Johnson, 10 minutes south of Pullman. Then in Albion, a parade and old-fashioned potluck takes place. Pullman's own celebration begins at 5pm at Sunnyside Park. a community barbeque and live music set the hometown mood. Don't miss the spectacular fireworks display, which is choreographed to music, beginning at dusk. 509.334.3565. www.pullmanchamber.com/events


National Lentil Festival

Held in late August in downtown Pullman. The annual event celebrated the healthy and great-tasting lentil. Enjoy a variety of lentil dishes such as lentil and black bean enchiladas, lentil veggie burgers, lentil pizza, and even lentil ice cream! Come downtown on Friday evening for great live music, food and fun activities for the whole family. On Saturday, bring the family to the Grand Parade, then enjoy free children's activities, live music, arts and crafts, a microbrewery tent, and much more in Reaney Park. The Tase T. Lentil 5K Fun Run, Tour de Lentil 100K Bike Ride and Pancake Breakfast begin at 8am. www.LentilFest.com, 509.334.3565, 800.365.6948.


Palouse Country Cowboy Poetry and Western Music Festival

Held in late September in Gladish Community Center in Pullman and the Palouse Mall in Moscow. Enjoy poetry, music and various activities, western art, tack and craft booths, BBQ and horse and buggy rides. 509.-334.4109.

September - November

Washington State University Football

www.WSUCougars.com or 800.GO.COUGS.


St. James Holiday Arts and Crafts Show

Held at Beasley Coliseum. Talented artists from all around display and sell their work. 509.332.1742.


Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

Held on the first Saturday of December in downtown Pullman. See Santa, sing carols and join in other holiday festivities. 509.334.3565.














City of Pullman's Parks and Recreation Department

Offers a variety of programs for all ages.           www.Pullman-Wa.gov.

Cultural Activities at Washington State University

Theatre, arts, sports, concerts, a wide array of art, events, lectures and exhibits throughout the year. www.WSUCalendar.wsu.edu.

Museums & Galleries

Anthropology Museum, Conner Museum of Zoology, Museum of Art, Mycological Herbarium, Worthman Veterinary Anatomy Museum and more. www.WSU.edu.

Nye Street Theatre

509.332.8406, www.pullmancivictheatre.org


Golf Course

Pullman Parks & Recreation

Offers a variety of sport activities ranging from youth soccer leagues to adult golf lessons, and white water rafting trips to fly fishing lessons. Specific information on activities and classes is listed in a quarterly brochure, call 509.338.3227.


Skateboard Park

Walking & Bicycling

8 miles of walking & bicycling trails connect to the Bill Chipman Palouse Trail, a 7-mile trail connecting Pullman to Moscow, ID