Discover gems you never knew existed during May, Museum Month. The Neon Garden in the Yakima Valley Museum consists of neon signs popular decades ago in the valley. Bring the whole family to learn about the geological formation of the valley, petrified standing trees found recently in the valley, let the kids play in the Children’s Underground; a re-creation of old time Yakima with interactive displays. View the newest exhibit, Art from the museum collection which has never been shown before. Stop in at Rooster’s Diner the Art Deco designed soda fountain for a 50's style lunch or treat.…Read More.
Time for fun with the family. Visit U-pick farms in the Yakima Valley! Experience picking fresh fruit off the tree. Learn about growing cherries at the free self guided tour through a cherry orchard. Celebrate the fruit harvests of strawberries, cherries, peaches, apples and more. Pet farm animals, take a historic Trolley ride, visit a family friendly festival in a park with free museum admission or float down a river. There are lots of fun things to do with the kids this summer.…Read More.
Taking a walk on the Centennial Pathway In Sunnyside, Washington, you get the idea that the people who lived here were and still are, pioneers. Pioneers that traveled to the area and settled in this arid desert and established a town. Pioneers that redirected river water by canals, to make the Yakima Valley the abundant agricultural region it is today. The pioneering spirit did not stop there but produced a scientist and 7th female US NASA astronaut, Bonnie Dunbar, who looked to space travel.…Read More.
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.
The Yakima Valley's striking landscapes and breathtaking vistas have drawn artists from all over the world, and the art community in our Valley is as unique and vibrant as the artists themselves. We've compiled a great resource of all the art happenings from up and down the Valley, so you can make sure and get out there to find that perfect piece!…Read More.