Summer may be ending but the fun continues in the Yakima Valley with many different festivals in September you’ll want to make time to attend. Harvest Party “Return to Vinoritaville” at Silverlake Winery September 1st, 12pm-6pm. Help Silverlake Winery celebrate grape harvest! Compete in a friendly grape stomping competition or participate in one of their … Continue reading September Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss!
Experience the thrill of the fastest whitewater in Washington State! For one short month(September), the Tieton River becomes a wild ride on Class 3 rapids, dropping 55 feet of elevation each mile! Known as the “flip-flop,” this special time of year happens every September when the water flowing out of the Rimrock Reservoir is increased, … Continue reading White Water Rafting
Known for its more than 75 Western-themed murals, the quaint city of Toppenish is the largest community on the Yakama Indian Reservation. Inspired by the history and culture of Yakama Native American life in the Yakima Valley, these murals were painted by some of the most famous western themed artists in the Pacific Northwest. It … Continue reading Tour the City of Murals
The Yakima Valley is preparing for another year of hop harvest, and it looks like it’s going to be another record breaking year. The Yakima Valley has a long history of growing hops, and we proudly produce more than 75% of the hops in the United States. Craft brewers and beer enthusiasts alike flock to … Continue reading Experience Hop Harvest
“Grab that special one and jump into your candy-colored custom or your screamin’ machine, and cruise downtown.” – opening line from American Graffiti “Cruise the Ave” nights are still alive in Downtown Yakima! The Downtown Association of Yakima hosts four cruise nights throughout the summer. Classic cars from all eras drive up and down Yakima … Continue reading Cruisin’ the Ave!
Looking for a unique way to explore Yakima Valley’s wine country? Then grab some friends and your bikes and taste your way through the vineyards! Our handy turn-by-turn guide will help you make the most of your bike tour through wine country! This 12-mile round trip ride will provide you with a good variety of … Continue reading Bike Through Yakima Valley Wine Country!
Need to beat the heat? Cool off with a refreshing dip in a pool, lake or river! The Yakima Valley has a ton of places to boat, float, fish, kayak and swim, so get out there and find a spot to cool down! IN THE LAKE! Bumping Lake: Located off Highway 410, this lake was … Continue reading Let’s Go Swimming!