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Date Posted - 01/20/2015

Let's Go Skiing

Let's Go Skiing

Time to play in the new snow.  White Pass Ski Area at Paradise Basin is where you find the powder and terrain. (Map) Skiers of every ability enjoy views of Mt Rainier and the legendary Waffle Bar at the new High Camp Lodge.…Read More. # white pass #skiing #ykm509

Date Posted - 01/15/2015

View Elk & Bighorn Sheep Up Close!

View Elk & Bighorn Sheep Up Close!

View wild Elk up close at the Oak Creek Wildlife Feeding Station. See the herd of bighorn sheep at the Cleman Mountain Feeding Site nearby. This is a unique experience where your family can learn about nature, animals living in the Cascade Mountains and the habits of wildlife.…Read More. #bighorn sheep #elk #elk feeding station

Date Posted - 08/31/2015

Grape Stomps, Hot Air Balloons, Pirates, Fresh Hop Ale and Divas!

 Grape Stomps, Hot Air Balloons, Pirates, Fresh Hop Ale and Divas!

What do Grape Stomps, Hot Air Balloons, Craft Beer, Pirates and Divas have in common? Fall is here! Time for this seasons harvest events. We know you’ve been waiting for the best grape stomping parties in the Yakima Valley. It all begins with the Harvest Party at Silverlake Winery. This well known, “Party of the Year,” is an afternoon of live music, grape stomp competitions, limbo and Ice Cold Vinoritas.  In October you get another chance to feel those squishy grapes between your toes again with the Harvest Celebration at Maryhill Winery. Wine tasting, live music, Bocce, grape stomping, barrel tasting, free hot dog and marshmallow roast.  Then save the date for the Great Prosser Balloon Rally, September 25-26-27, 2015. Watch colorful hot air balloons take flight or the Nite Glow of balloons to music. Check out the craft beer at the Yakima Fresh Hop Ale Fest in Downtown Yakima on October 3.  The Pirate Plunder Adventure Race is all about strength, stamina and mud. There will be obstacles to climb over and through and mud. And.. For those Wine Divas, pull on those cowgirl boots and slap on the bling ‘cause Chance McKinney is comin’ to town for the Wine Diva’s Pretty in Pink Event!!!…Read More. #beer festival #fresh hop ale festival #grapestomps #hot air balloon rally #maryhill winery #pirate plunder adventure race #prosser #wine divas #yakima

Date Posted - 11/11/2015

A Wine Country Holiday: Book Your Celebration at a Winery

A Wine Country Holiday: Book Your Celebration at a Winery

Looking for a place to celebrate the season with family, friends or co-workers?  Our Yakima Valley wineries and breweries are the perfect place for your holiday get-together!  Choose from a warm intimate setting for a dozen guests, or get a larger venue for over 200.  Nothing makes your holiday party a success like sitting amongst the wine barrels, surrounded by great views, beautiful courtyards and expansive lawns. And to make your event even more special, many wineries offer special discounts, free tastings, tours or catering.…Read More. #christmas #holiday #wine country

Date Posted - 11/25/2015

Santa is in the Yakima Valley!

Santa is in the Yakima Valley!

Santa is going to be touring the Yakima Valley all December long, so follow along with us and see where he's going to be next! …Read More. # christmas # events # santa #winter #yakima valley

Date Posted - 12/02/2015

Find Holiday Magic in the Yakima Valley!

Find Holiday Magic in the Yakima Valley!

It's Christmas-time in the Yakima Valley, and there are some wonderful events going on that will make this holiday season extra special!…Read More. # christmas # downtown yakima # yakima valley #events #holiday #winter

Date Posted - 12/09/2015

Find the Perfect Holiday Gift This Season!

Find the Perfect Holiday Gift This Season!

Still looking for that perfect gift?  We've got you covered! Here's a list of the best spots to check off your whole Christmas list this year!…Read More. # gifts # holiday # shopping # yakima valley #christmas

Date Posted - 12/22/2015

Time to Hit the Slopes!

Time to Hit the Slopes!

White Pass is finally opening, and they've got tons of untouched snow, just in time for Christmas!  We've got all the details on how to make the most out of this season's opening weekend!…Read More. # skiing # white pass #christmas #events #outdoors #snowboarding #winter

Date Posted - 01/28/2016

Yes, Yakima Wineries Are Open This Winter!