Halloween and HalloWINE!
Halloween isn’t just for the kids! If you’re over 21, you can let out your inner zombie, superhero or princess at many Yakima Valley wineries! Join the fun on October 29 and wear your costume to trick or treat for wine at the Rattlesnake Hills Wine Trail “HalloWINE” events! Many wineries are offering free tasting to those in costumes, so you don’t want to miss out!
- Decked out in their spookiest costumes, over 200 horseback riders from The Back Country Horsemen of Washington will be haunting the wineries along the Rattlesnake Hills Wine Trail all weekend! The animals are beautiful and the costumed riders are a sight!
- Visit Silver Lake Winery in costume and receive a free wine tasting. Lunch can be purchased from 12 to 4pm. DJ will be mixing tunes for your entertainment.
- Come enjoy some HalloWINE treats at Tanjuli Winery, serving wine by the glass specials on Estate White Wines Picpoul Blanc, Viognier, Orange Muscat and Estate Red Wines Pinot Noir, Carmenere, Nebbiolo and Black Muscat Port with our savory and spicy Chana Batata. It's all part of the magic at Tanjuli Winery.
- Bonair Winery offers free wine tasting to those in costume.
- Dineen Vineyardswill be offering authentic Neapolitan pizza on October 22 and 29, crafted by Chef Chris Guerra of Guerra's Gourmet!
- For a chance to win a prize for your costume, plan on attending Kana Winery's Halloween Party in Downtown Yakima in the evening! The live music starts at 7:00 p.m. and goes until 10:00 p.m on Saturday October 29th with local favorite, the Fruit Tramps!
- At Naches Heights Winery on October 30, the whole family can get in on the fun! The adults can enjoy wine tasting while the kids decorate cookies, paint pumpkins, and play games 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. (Cost: $5 per child).
CALLING HALLOWEEN ARTISTS!
Want to paint a spooky seasonal picture while you drink fine wine with a group of friends? Sign up to be the artist at one of these painting event guided by a professional artist and party host. Spend two hours drinking, laughing, and flexing your creative muscles. No experience necessary and all paint supplies are provided. Must be of legal drinking age. Food and drink may be purchased at the event.
Click here for a full list of HalloWINE events!
HAUNTED HOUSES AND MORE!
Looking to get a little spooked? Check out some of these terrifying entertainment options!
- Madd Hatters Haunt - Find out how brave you are at Madd Hatter's indoor haunted house located at S. 3rd Ave and Ahtanum in Union Gap. Open October 20th thru November. 5th. $13 admission 2/$25. Be afraid…be very afraid!
- Downtown Yakima Haunted Tours - October 22, 29 at 6:30pm. A free, horrifying guided walking tour in Downtown. Join the tour to hear about bone chilling, spine tingling and shocking true historical events about downtown.
- Princess Theater in Prosser hosts the 8th Annual “Rocky Horror Picture Show!” Trick-or-treat adult style is on the marquee once again this Halloween. The theatre will host two showings of Rocky Horror Picture Show, Sat., Oct. 29 at 8 p.m. & midnight. Admission $15 per person.
- Yakima Symphony Orchestra Pops II: Halloween Spooktacular. October 29th, 4 - 6 pm. Music inspired by Halloween costumes of all sorts: witches, goblins and ghouls as well as sorcerers, super heroes and princesses. Join the fun – come in costume!
- Ladies Night Costume Party at the Range. This is one the ladies don’t want to miss! Who said dressing up is just for the kiddos? Cost is $15 and includes entrance, shared lane, eye and ear protection and rentals. Prizes for best costumes, scariest, best theme couple costumes and more.
THERE’S SOMETHING FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY THIS HALLOWEEN!
- Toppenish Rail and Steam Museum Pumpkin Run. This event features a “Caboose Ride to Nowhere”, pump car rides, museum tours and a free pumpkin for each child. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. October 22.
- Calling all monsters! Saturday October 29th the Yakima Valley Museum will host the Museum Monster Mash! This fundraiser for Northwest Harvest is an all-ages event, featuring a costume contest and dance, with live music by The Five-O-Nine Band, prizes, refreshments and children's games. Adult admission $5, or $3 plus two cans of food. Children under 12 free.
- Catch the Halloween Trolley, offering Haunted Museum tours, trolley rides, games and prizes. Adults $15/ Seniors $12/ Child (6-15yrs. $10), October 29th 12p,-6pm, October 30th, 12pm-5pm.
- Dia De los Muertos at Yakima Community Alter The Yakima-Morelia Sister City Association's 12th Annual Dia de los Muertos Community Altar Exhibit. Downtown Yakima at 16 North 3rd Street. Dia de los Muertos is a celebration of remembrance from the cultures of Latino people around the world. All of our Valley's cultures are invited to share their traditions in honoring the lives of those who have died. October 29 –November 5. 12 - 6 pm.
- Mighty Tieton Dia De los Muertos Exhibit. Bring the kids! Tieton Arts & Humanities' Dia de los Muertos exhibition features a sandpainting by Oaxacan artist Fulgencio Lazo, exhibits on the sacred traditions, contemporary and traditional altars, sugar skull displays, paper marigolds, and papel picado. Exhibit open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 12 - 3pm thru Nov 14. Community Celebration on Sunday, October 30, 12-5pm
CORN MAZES, PUMPKIN CANNONS AND MORE!
- Haunted Corn Maze in Union Gap - The 10 acre corn maze is haunted Wednesday through Saturday night. Bring the family to pick that perfect pumpkin in the field or in the barn. Pumpkin Chucker, Air Cannons, Bouncy Houses and Bouncy Slide, Hay Rides, Concession & more! The kid’s corn maze is never haunted.
- Thompson's Farm- Watch pumpkin cannons fired on the hour 10am to 4pm or pig races for free. With a children’s play area, corn maze, hay rides, pumpkins, homemade donuts, and other goodies, there’s plenty to do! Open from 9am to 4pm on weekends.
- Bill’s Berry Farm in Grandview has tons of harvest activities for the whole family! Hunting in the pumpkin patch for that perfect carving pumpkin, decorative gourds, winter squash and unique heirloom pumpkins. Squeeze-Your-Own Apple Cider, pick crisp, yummy, fresh off the tree apples. Sit around the campfire and enjoy a caramel apple or a hot dog while the kids play in the NEW FarmLAND including the Barnyard Mystery Corn Maze, straw climb, steer roping, and more! Those 5 years and under will enjoy exploring the Little Farmers area.
We hope everyone has a safe and fun Halloween – or HalloWINE– this year!!!