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.
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.
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.
Here's some tips from Yakima Valley Tourism to help you "Find Your Happy" at the Central Washington State Fair this year!…Read More.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.