Santa is visiting the Yakima Valley to hear what the kiddos want for Christmas before he fly’s off to the North Pole to hitch up the reindeer and fill his sleigh with toys for his epic world tour. You can find Santa at these locations. Have a photo taken with Santa at the Valley Mall … Continue reading Searching for Santa?
Take a walk in the brisk winter weather. Snow has not blanketed the valley yet, and the trails are clear. When the flakes start to fall some of these trails are plowed and others make for a great snowshoeing and cross-country skiing close to town. There are even a few organized walks! Some are educational … Continue reading Yakima Valley Winter Walks
Celebrate the season the way it was in a bygone era. Sleigh bells ring… Bring the whole family for a nostalgic horse-drawn wagon ride on the streets of downtown Yakima. The free rides start at noon and run until 3 pm every Saturday in December. Board the wagon at Millennium Plaza. As the horses from … Continue reading Nostalgic Christmas Celebrations
Every year the valley small towns light up with thousands of twinkling lights during the numerous lighted holiday parades. Thanksgiving Weekend kicks off the first of many of these unique celebrations. This valley, well known for vast acres of orchards, vineyards, hops and other agricultural products, has one of the top 10 lighted parades in … Continue reading Yakima Valley Lighted Holiday Parades
Skip the crowded stores on Black Friday and go wine tasting instead! Yakima Valley wineries open their doors the weekend after Thanksgiving to celebrate the change in seasons during. Thanksgiving in Wine Country. This is a multi-day “Taste to Fight Hunger” fund-raiser for Northwest Harvest, Washington’s statewide food bank agency. It’s also a chance to … Continue reading Black Friday Wine Tasting – Thanksgiving in Wine Country Weekend
The Thanksgiving in Wine Country Event is more than a post Turkey wine tasting tour. Whether you are visiting family in the Yakima Valley for Thanksgiving or you are passing through the Valley on your way back home after the big dinner, take time to stop and enjoy our wine country Thanksgiving Celebration. In addition … Continue reading Save the Date! Thanksgiving in Wine Country Weekend.
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