Entering Spring Wildflower Season

posted Feb 16, 2015, 5:27 PM by Martha Rasmussen   [ updated Feb 16, 2015, 5:27 PM ]

With the warm spring weather the lush Western Bleeding Heart and Wood Violets are beginning to appear!  Soon the Trillium will be harkening springtime!  Come and enjoy some springtime hikes to see the early wildflowers in bloom!

Farmers Market Coming To Darrington!

posted Jan 1, 2015, 3:17 PM by Martha Rasmussen   [ updated Jan 1, 2015, 3:19 PM ]

The Whitehorse Farmers Market Coming To Darrington in 2015!   The Whitehorse Farmers Market will begin in April and close in October, Thursday thru Sunday, 9 am to Dusk.  The market will be located on the north side of the Hometown Bakery Cafe with the beautiful backdrop of Whitehorse Mountain.  As we get closer to the opening we'll be receiving more information and will be posting updates.

Suiattle Road Grand Reopening!

posted Oct 19, 2014, 10:11 AM by Martha Rasmussen

The Suiattle Road, Forest Road #26 has been washed out for 11 years and will finally be reopened this Saturday, October 25th!  Come to Darrington and celebrate this great event!  The forest service has been hard at work planning a very special day for the grand reopening!  Learn more at:

Darrington's third and final summer Street Fest is coming up Saturday, Aug. 16. For their last hurrah!

posted Aug 14, 2014, 12:36 PM by Martha Rasmussen

Street Fest organizers want to pay forward the support they received during the slide by raising funds for communities in Eastern Washington affected by the recent wildfires “Street Fest isn’t only to thank everyone for their support and compassion, it’s also an opportunity for our community to pay it forward to the people of Okanogan County,” said Darrington Mayor Dan Rankin.  The final Street Fest begins at 4 p.m. Saturday afternoon with food from the Pacific Northwest Barbeque association, wildland firefighting demonstrations and live trout pond for kids to fish. The Darrington Fire Department will accept cash donations at its booth in town to donate to the Okanogan County Fire Victim Assistance fund.  The musical portion of the event starts at 6 p.m. with the performance of “Oso Strong Highway 530, ”by Grammy winning artist Star Nayea.  Musical guests for Street Fest are Arlington country singer Jesse Taylor and Seattle-based band The Beautiful Strangers. Members of the Sauk-Suiattle Tribe will host a booth to promote their upcoming events with renowned flute player, Peter Ali. Darrington Fire District 24, the state Department of Natural Resources and U.S. Forest Service will share tips on how to make homes fire safe, inside and out. The free outdoor movie “The Goonies” will kick off at dusk. Free popcorn is available, but visitors should bring their own chairs. Street Fest is on Darrington Street in Old Town between Emens and Givens Avenue.

Rock The Park!

posted Jul 25, 2014, 10:09 AM by Martha Rasmussen   [ updated Jul 25, 2014, 10:09 AM ]

Lets Rock The Park This Saturday, July 26th With The Fabulous Kingpins! Music Start at 7 pm to 10 pm at Old School Park!  Looks like we will be having beautiful weather for this event!

Whiskey Ridge Brewing Open House

posted Jul 25, 2014, 9:47 AM by Martha Rasmussen

Our new Whiskey Ridge Brewing will be having an open house on Saturday, August 2nd, from 6 to 9 pm. They will be featuring their sample flights and pints at a discount for who ever has free Eventbrite tickets. See the link below. You do not need tickets to attend. Come on out and and taste some really good beer and meet the friendly folks at Whiskey Ridge Brewing!

August Street Fest Coming Up!

posted Jul 22, 2014, 3:56 PM by Martha Rasmussen

We have some great music coming up for the August Street Fest!  At the Darrington Street Main Stage we will have Jesse Taylor and at the Old City Hall Stage we'll be having Beautiful Strangers. Come on out and join the fun August 16 starting at 6 pm!

June Street Fest In Old Town

posted Jun 25, 2014, 8:30 AM by Martha Rasmussen

Get started for a great fun summer weekend with Darrington's June Street Fest In Old Town! 
Music, children's activities, and booths start at 7 pm and the Lego Movie starts at dusk.  So bring your lawn chairs and make a night of it!  You may want to add some camping to your weekend .  Darrington has several campgrounds to choose from and fabulous  hiking trails to explore!

Have A Very Special Father's Day!

posted Jun 13, 2014, 10:08 AM by Martha Rasmussen   [ updated Jun 13, 2014, 10:14 AM ]

What to do with that very special dad?  Give him a world class adventure on the rapids of the Wild & Scenic Sauk River with Adventure Cascades!  Even better, share that adventure together!

Rafting with Adventure Cascades

Take a world class hike and just spend time together exploring natures beauty.  Darrington has hundreds of miles of  hiking trails to explore!   We have something for everyone from the wilderness Pacific Crest Trail, waterfall trails and even the Accessible Old Sauk Trail which allows people of all abilities to enjoy nature!

Starting off on Goat Lake Trail

Maybe it will just be a stay at home day with dad.  This is a great time to plan a summer full of fun together!  Explore Darrington's world class fun with camping, hiking, Rafting, horseback riding and even rock climbing to rockhounding!  Destination Darrington is just around the corner.  Experience It!

Destination Darrington is World Class Recreation!

posted Jun 9, 2014, 5:06 PM by Martha Rasmussen   [ updated Jun 9, 2014, 5:06 PM ]

Are you looking for world class hiking or a great weekend for a family camping trip?  How about a fun day on world class whitewater or scenic forest road drives.  Darrington has it all!  Just want to come to a small town to slow down and lazily gaze at the stunning backdrop of Whitehorse Mountain?  It's all here waiting for you at Destination Darrington!

Download your free Destination Darrington Map and start planning some world class fun!

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