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Date Posted - 03/23/2016

Tips for Spring Barrel Tasting

Tips for Spring Barrel Tasting

Are you ready for spring?  Yakima Valley's wineries sure are!  It's time for Spring Barrel weekend, a beautiful time of year when the blossoms are in bloom and our local wineries open their doors to showcase their new vintages.  We've put together some tips and advice to make sure you get the most out of this fantastic weekend in the Yakima Valley!…Read More. #spring barrel #spring barrel tasting #wine country #wine tasting


Date Posted - 05/12/2015

Kickin' off Festival Season!

Kickin' off Festival Season!

Plan to visit during one of the many festivals in the Yakima Valley. Celebrate the local brews, wines and cuisine, while enjoying Americana, Blues, Folk and more. Below is a listing of the festivals celebrating live music and craft beverages in the Yakima Valley, for a full listing of all the music events…Read More. # live music #festival


Date Posted - 06/16/2015

Old Town Days - Step into History

Old Town Days - Step into History

The first people to settle the city of Union Gap came by wagon train traveling to Puget Sound in 1865. Led by Dr L. H Goodwin they left the trail along the Columbia River and followed the Yakima River north. The settlers stopped at the gap between the hills, Union Gap, deciding not to continue because Goodwin’s wife was ill. Others in Goodwin's party, besides his wife and children, were his nephew Thomas, Walter Lindsey family, John Rozelle family, and William Harrington, Rozelle's son-in-law. Goodwin's wife Priscilla died on December 18, 1865, and was buried on a nearby cliff overlooking the Yakima River. This site near the Goodwin homestead became the Pioneer Cemetery. This year commemorates the 150th year of the Pioneer Graveyard, kicking off Old Town Days.…Read More. #civil war #family friendly


Date Posted - 09/20/2015

Find Your Happy at the Central WA State Fair!

Find Your Happy at the Central WA State Fair!

Here's some tips from Yakima Valley Tourism to help you "Find Your Happy" at the Central Washington State Fair this year!…Read More. # free shuttle to fair #central wa state fair #central wa state fair entertainment #fair #state fair #yakima fair entertainment


Date Posted - 09/29/2015

ARRGGHH!!! It's time for Pirate Plunder!!

ARRGGHH!!!  It's time for Pirate Plunder!!

Are you pirate enough to run in the 4th annual Pirate Plunder Adventure Race?  Read this week's blog to find out more info!…Read More. #mud #pirateplunder #yakimavalley


Date Posted - 10/14/2015

5 Fall Harvest Events for the Whole Family!

5 Fall Harvest Events for the Whole Family!

Fall in the Yakima Valley is a wonderful time of year, and there's plenty of family-friendly events and activities in every corner of the Valley.  Read this weeks blog to get some highlights about everything that's happening this fall!…Read More. #fall #family events #harvest #yakimavalley


Date Posted - 10/21/2015

Explore Fall at Snow Mountain Ranch

Explore Fall at Snow Mountain Ranch

Fall is a beautiful time of year in the Yakima Valley, and a quick trip up to Cowiche Canyon is a great way to experience the changing of the seasons!  Take a look at our blog and get more details on ways to explore the shrub steppe habitat!…Read More. # fall # hiking #cowiche canyon #seasons #yakima valley


Date Posted - 10/28/2015

It's time for HalloWINE in the Yakima Valley!

It's time for HalloWINE in the Yakima Valley!

It's time to celebrate HalloWINE in the Yakima Valley!  There's events going on for ghouls and ghosts of all ages, so come check them out!…Read More. #events #family fun #halloween #wine


Date Posted - 11/04/2015

Toast the Season at the Yakima Craft Beverage Walk!

Toast the Season at the Yakima Craft Beverage Walk!

Come try the First Annual Downtown Yakima Craft Beverage Walk!  Explore new downtown businesses while tasting local craft beer, wine, spirits and cider!…Read More. #autumn #beer #cider #craft beverage #fall #wine #yakima valley


Date Posted - 11/17/2015

Unbelievable Deals on Wine during Thanksgiving in Wine Country!