The Yakima community has embraced the cultural diversity of the area with various cultural celebrations and numerous restaurants offering authentic Mexican cuisine. Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead is one of these annual celebrations; a century’s old tradition of the Latino people remembering, honoring, and celebrating the lives of loved ones who … Continue reading Dia de los Muertos Exhibitions
It is time to venture into the Yakima Valley for a ride on the haunted trolley, a walk thru a haunted house, trail, or corn maze. Guaranteed spine chilling fun for the whole family! Attend a Masquerade Ball or visit wine country for HalloWine or the Yakima Symphony Spooktacular performance in costume. Visit Spooktoberfest at … Continue reading Halloween Haunted Happenings!
The Yakima Valley is in the heart of Washington State’s agricultural region. During autumn there are numerous fall harvest events showcasing the seasons’ fun and flavors. Take a hay ride, get lost in a corn maze, and find the best pumpkin in the patch. Create new family traditions and bring home priceless memories. These farms … Continue reading Pumpkin Patch Fun!
Fall is one of the best times to visit the Yakima Valley, home to over 100 wineries. Yakima Valley grows over 50% of state’s wine grapes and our fall grape crush activities are in full swing. Come down and take advantage of the wine discounts, stock up on wine for the family dinner, or grab … Continue reading Time to “Catch the Crush” in the Yakima Valley
Catch the Crush is a fun time of year in the Yakima Valley. One of the largest wine events in the state, it’s a celebration of the harvest season, when the winemakers begin the process of creating their new vintages. This special weekend is a rare opportunity for visitors to the Yakima Valley to assist … Continue reading Crush Tasting Tips
Every year, the Yakima Valley celebrates the end of hop harvest with several events and one big party… and the party keeps getting bigger and bigger. Fresh Hop Beer Week is a multi-day celebration of hop harvest, the brewing industry and all things craft beer, culminating with the Fresh Hop Ale Festival on September 29th. … Continue reading Fresh Hop Beer Week!
Are you ready for the biggest celebration in Central Washington, “Go All Out” at this year’s Central Washington State Fair September 21st – September 30th. To help kick things off right, the Sunfair Parade, Yakima’s longest running parade, will take place in downtown Yakima this Saturday at 10am. Help celebrate 57 years of the Sunfair … Continue reading Central Washington State Fair Deals!