Top 10 (Mostly Family-Friendly) Things To Do In Yakima The Week of August 1-August 6
If you thought there was nothing going on in Yakima this week, you would be absolutely wrong! Here’s a list of ten things you can do during the first week of August!
Grab a road bike and hit the trail with this fun activity from 6pm-7pm, sponsored by Valley Cycling and Fitness!
This week, downtown Yakima’s Historic Front Street music festival features The Dodgy Mountain Men and headliner, The Common Deer. Food vendors and other retail vendors on site, plus a beer garden. 6pm-9pm.
The Northwest Nationals Rod Run will be hosted this year at State Fair Park (1301 South Fair Ave) for a 4-day event.
If you would love to see some fashions from Rei Kawakubo, lead designer for Comme Les Garcons, then head to the Mighty Tieton (617 Elm Street, Tieton, WA) and admire three decades of her work. As seen at MOMA (Metropolitan Museum of Art)! Click on the link for visiting hours.
One of Yakima’s favorite young celebrities, Sophia will host a great night out and amaze you with her extraordinary vocal talent at Tieton Cider Works (619 W J St, Yakima). 7pm-9pm.
Enjoy special menus and cocktails at Yakima’s downtown restaurants and bars. 5pm-11pm.
Bring the kids to the West Valley library (223 S 72nd Ave, Yakima) on Friday to enjoy meeting Charlie The Noise Guy. Two shows (11am and 3pm).
This year, the Moxee Hop Festival (Rivard Rd and Highway 24, Moxee City) is adding an additional day to enjoy the hometown fun and hops! For event times and list of activities and performers, visit http://www.evcea.org/hopfestival/. Two of the Seattle Seahawks Sea Gals will be on site for photos and autographs on Saturday from 2pm-4pm.
Bring your own picnic and head out to Two Mountain Winery (2151 Cheyne Rd, Zillah) to watch The Great Outdoors! Tickets must be purchased in advance!
Yakima Parks & Recreation will present a free showing of Moana at Chesterley Park (40th Ave and River Road, Yakima) at sunset (usually around 8:30pm).