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Wed, Aug 30


Rotary Pavilion and Pearl St.

Hoedown In The Downtown

The Ellensburg Downtown Association happily welcomes back the sound of live music for the annual Hoedown in the Downtown! Join us to help get you in the spirit of the Ellensburg Rodeo and Kittitas Co. Fair. No cost to attend and a family friendly event!

Hoedown In The Downtown
Hoedown In The Downtown

Time & Location

Aug 30, 2023, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Rotary Pavilion and Pearl St. , Ellensburg, WA, USA

About The Event

The Ellensburg Downtown Association invites you to dust off your boots and get ready to kick off our 100th Year rodeo week celebration with the annual Hoedown in the Downtown, Wednesday, August 30th at Rotary Pavilion. New this year is a party on Pearl Street with vendors, Kids Corral and more!

Let’s get this rodeo party started with music, dancing, bites, brews and FREE fun for all ages!

· The stars will be out including the Abbigale band as the opening act followed by The Dusty 45’s.

· Meet and greet our 2023 Ellensburg Rodeo Court.

· Over 21 Beer Garden will be featuring selections from local breweries and wineries

· Come hungry and get your pre-rodeo shopping on local vendors

· Kids Corral Activities:

  • Face Painting by Allison
  • Roping Practice
  • Corn Hole, Jenga, mini golf, checkers, chalk art and more!
  • Western art projects and so much more!

Festivities will kick off at 6pm at the Rotary Pavilion at the corner of 4th Ave and Pearl St. There is no entry fee, but identification for everyone will be required to enter the Beer Garden. Load up the family, friends, neighbors and dance the night away.

Boot Scootin Schedule:

6-6:30pm The Studio by Ellensburg Dance Ensemble- FREE 2 Step Lesson for all ages

6:45-7:45 Abbigale Band

8:00-10:00 The Dusty 45’s

Hometown thanks to our sponsors:

Ellensburg Rodeo, Century 21 Center Point, Kittitas Valley Hospital, Generations Of Ellensburg, Club 301, Whipsaw Brewing, Gard Vintners, Puget Sound Energy, Waste Management, Cashmere Valley Bank, Yakima Federal Bank, T-Mobile, and Central Washington University 

For vendor inquiries and questions? Email The Ellensburg Downtown Association at or call (509) 962-6246.

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