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Top 10 (Mostly Family-Friendly) Things To Do In Yakima The Week of August 1-August 6

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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!


Bearded Monkey Group Road Rides

Free to the public, but a helmet is required to ride with the group.

 

 
Tuesday, August 1st

Grab a road bike and hit the trail with this fun activity from 6pm-7pm, sponsored by Valley Cycling and Fitness!

 

Downtown Summer Nights

Free To Attend. Family friendly.

 

 
Thursday, August 3rd

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.

 

Vintiques of Yakima Car Show

Click on the link for admission prices.

 

 
Friday – Sunday, August 4th – August 7th

The Northwest Nationals Rod Run will be hosted this year at State Fair Park (1301 South Fair Ave) for a 4-day event.

 

COMME to Tieton

Free to attend. Family friendly.

 

 
Friday, August 4th (thru September 3rd)

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.

 

Sophia Tilley @ Tieton Cider Works

Free to attend. Family-friendly.

 

 
Friday, August 4th

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.

 

First Friday in Downtown Yakima

Free to attend, tasting fees may apply. 21 only.

 

 
Friday, August 4th

Enjoy special menus and cocktails at Yakima’s downtown restaurants and bars. 5pm-11pm.

 

Charlie the Noise Guy

Free to attend. Family friendly.

 

 
Friday, August 4th

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).

 

Moxee Hop Festival

Free to attend. Family friendly. 21 for Beer Garden.

 

 
Thursday-Saturday, August 3rd-August 6th

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.

 

Dinner & A Movie

Tickets: $20 each. 21 to consume alcoholic beverages.

 

 
Saturday, August 5th

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!

 

Outdoor Summer Cinema Series at Chesterley Park

Free to attend. Family friendly.

 

 
Sunday, August 6th

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).

 

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