Leavenworth, Washington: Bavarian-Themed Town

Buildings are designed and decorated to fit into the Bavarian theme of this town with German roots.

Front St., Leavenworth, WA
From I-90, take US Hwy 97 north to US Hwy 2, turn left to town.
Oktoberfest, but buildings always look Bavarian. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Fake Bavaria really shines around Christmastime.

Bavarian-Themed Town


[Betty, 01/16/2019]

Fake Bavaria really shines around Christmastime.

Bavarian town.

Bavarian Town

Leavenworth, Washington is a Bavarian town that hold a huge Oktoberfest Festival every year for several weekends throughout September and October. All of the buildings in town have a Bavarian theme. Even McDonald's and Starbucks have conformed to the theme by altering their fonts and logos to fit. During Oktoberfest there is Lederhosen as far as the eye can see.

Don't miss the Nutcracker Museum while in town.

[Jody Day, 10/18/2011]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Nutcracker MuseumNutcracker Museum, Leavenworth, WA - < 1 mi.
Giant Suit of ArmorGiant Suit of Armor, Leavenworth, WA - < 1 mi.
Spirit of America 9/11 MemorialSpirit of America 9/11 Memorial, Cashmere, WA - 10 mi.
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Marlon Brando Motorcycle Mural, Roslyn, WA - 30 mi.

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