The party returns to Downtown Yakima this summer with the return of the annual Roots & Vines Festival, and the weekly summer concert series Downtown Summer Nights. The COVID-19 pandemic cancelled both the events over the last two years but things have changed and it's time to get back to normal.

The music starts in Downtown on June 9 see you there!

A press release says "for this one summer, Roots & Vines will be moved to Saturday, June 25, at its usual location Historic N. Front Street, and its usual time 4:00 pm - 10:00 p.m. Downtown Summer Nights will begin on its customary date of the second Thursday in June (June 9) and will run through August 11, taking one week off, June 23, in preparation for Roots & Vines."
“We know that the community has truly missed these events and has waited with much anticipation to hear of their status for this year, “says DAY Executive Director, Andrew Holt. “So, it is with great pleasure that we can announce plans for their return and that they will occur without any major restrictions, barring any unforeseen developments.” Holt added, “The change in the Roots & Vines date is due to the delays caused by the pandemic and some scheduling conflicts. We expect another year of quality bands, great craft beverages and delicious food vendors for both Roots & Vines, and Downtown Summer Nights.”

Want to know the music lineup? Get signed up for the series?

The music line up for Downtown Summer Nights concerts will be available soon.
Event information and vendor application information is located on the event pages on the DAY website. "Several sponsorship packages are still available. To learn more, contact the DAY office at director@downtownyakima.com or call 509-571-1328.
Both events happen on Historic North Front Street.

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