Ice Rink Opens for the Season

Winthrop Ice Rink

Our own, Heaven on Ice rink opens for outdoor skating. Please check the Winthrop Ice Rink website for daily skate schedule.

River's Edge Resort is a Proud, Platinum Sponsor for the ice rink and Welcomes our Youth Hockey Teams!


fireworks
Locally Made Shopping Bag

Christmas at the End of the Road

November 27-28, 2020

Winthrop's traditional kick-off to the Holiday Season in true Western Style with a spectacular Fireworks Display that lights up the entire town. This is a family must do! Due to the Global Pandemic, this event will be modified and we encourage you to Shop Local. Our Merchants are ready to Welcome You!

Friday Happenings

10:00 - 5:00PM  Local Visitor's Information Center will be open where you will be welcomed by the friendly concierge staff that can answer questions, make recommendations, provide you with brochures and maps.

Our Local Shops will be OPEN for shopping local this holiday season.

Saturday Happenings

All DAY: Local Shops, the Visitor Information Center and the Winthrop Ice Rink will be Open.

5:00PM Town Lighting. All the buildings downtown are lined with white holiday lights and turned on by each individual business

6:00PM Fireworks Extravaganza! View from Downtown Winthrop.

 

River's Edge Resort is a Proud Sponsor of this Event


Balloon Glow Riverside Cabins

Winthrop Balloon Roundup

MARCH 5-7, 2021

Friday: 7:00AM - Balloons begin to inflate and launch from the field behind the Winthrop Inn and stay afloat for 2-3 hours. Spectators are free and welcome. It's a magical experience with the bright colors against the white, snow background. Balloon rides are available from Morning Glory Balloon Tours. 

Friday: 3:00-5:00PM Sip and Stroll explore our local shops along the western boardwalk, downtown. Some loc

al merchants will be offering hot chocolate, cider and wine and beer for a small donation.

Saturday: Balloons begin to inflate and launch from the field behind the Winthrop Inn and stay afloat for 2-3 hours. Spectators are free and welcome. It's a magical experience with the bright colors against the white, snow background. Balloon rides are available from Morning Glory Balloon Tours. 

Saturday: Nighttime Balloon Glow spectacular show of several hot air balloons inflate, glow while anchored in place Downtown Winthrop. These enormous glowing "lanterns" are not to be missed.

Sunday: 7:30AM Balloon Inflation and launch from the field behind the Winthrop Inn and stay afloat for 2-3 hours. Spectators are free and welcome. It's a magical experience with the bright colors against the white, snow background. Balloon rides are available from Morning Glory Balloon Tours. 

River's Edge Resort is a Proud Sponsor of this Event


Winthrop '49er Days

May 8-10, 2021 Celebrating 77 Years!

Winthrop Washingtons' 49er Days is an old west festival of the rich western and horse history. Kicking off with the Annual Ride the Rendezvous, a week-long horse packing excursion through the Methow Valley and ending by riding through downtown Winthrop where the community comes out to celebrate their return. If you are interested in joining the ride contact the Washington Outfitters Guide & Association.

SATURDAY ACTIVITIES Downtown

10:30AM: Vigilantes western shoot-out and West Coast Country Heat line dancers perform downtown in front of Three Fingered Jack's Saloon.

11:00AM The 49'er Days Parade begins through the main street with plenty of horses, bands, old-time vehicles, horse packs and more.

Following the Parade - 2:00PM: Old Fashioned Games in front of Sheri's Sweet Shoppe including egg toss, pie eating contest, international gummy bear spitting and a rock-paper scissors contest.

12NOON - 4:00PM: Mechanical Bull rides ($2)*, horse rides ($5)* and gold panning will be available. *Suggested Donation

Activities in the Mack Lloyd Park and Barn

Truly an enjoyable experience strolling through the outfitter display camps with cooked campfire food and coffee available for purchase, watch Packing Demonstrations, Mountain Men Tomahawk Throwing, Bow & Arrow target shooting, crafts, live music, Roping, Bull Whip lessons and more.

12:00 Noon - 2:00PM: Food Services Available: Hot Dogs, Brats & Pulled Pork

5:00-6:30PM: Outfitter Dinner in the Park, steak, BBQ and Dutch Oven fixings $25

7:00-9:00PM: Around the Campfire cowboy poetry, music and stories in the Barn $10

9:30PM: Country Western Family Dance in the Barn $7