Fall in Yakima

Harvest is upon us.

Our days are getting shorter and the smell of pumpkin spice is in the air. The Yakima Valley is one of the most beautiful places to be in the Fall. Vibrant orange/red colors fill our trees and the community comes together for a ton of fun harvest related events right before the snow hits.

Here’s a few ideas for some amazing activities around our Valley. Click the links for more info! and enjoy!

Splash through the white-water rapids

and experience the adrenaline rush rafting the Flip- Flop on the Tieton River all September long.


Visit the Central Washington State Fair September 21-30.

Fill up on fair food, attend a concert, walk the fairgrounds, check out the animals and much more.


Dia De Los Muertos or Day of the Dead, at the Mighty Tieton Warehouse October 27th.

A beautiful celebration of death and life. A tradition started in Central America, bringing together vibrant colors, sugar skulls and bitter smelling Cempazuchitl flowers, symbolizing life and bitter death.


Roll up your pants and join in Catch the Crush, the second weekend in October.

helping Yakima Valley winemakers crush the newly harvested grapes.


Start Oktoberfest off right at Yakima’s Annual Fresh Hop Ale Festival.

Indulge yourself in a variety of Fresh Hop Beers brewed from Yakima Valley Hops.


Give thanks in Yakima’s Wine Country, the day after Thanksgiving through the weekend.

Wine down with family and friends, while learning from wine-makers and chefs, pairing wines with traditional Thanksgiving dishes.


Celebrate the harvest at one of the local family fun farm events all October long.

This is also the perfect opportunity to snap a family photo for the annual holiday card.


Grab a warm cup of cider and enjoy all that Fall has to offer in the Valley. For specific dates and details, follow this link: www.visityakima.com/

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