Since the Fresh Hop Ale Festival, last year was canceled due to COVID, beer lovers are especially eager to taste those fresh brews this year. However, it won't be business as usual, and COVID will still be a factor in how the event is conducted and experienced.
The Original Fresh Hop Ale Festival is back. Saturday, October 2nd, mark your calendar for an amazing evening of Fresh Hop Ales, Wine, Ciders, fantastic foods, live music, and more. Plus, this year's event will be taking place at a new venue, the Sozo Sports Complex.
One of the events, which so many of us look forward to each year, is the 4th of July festivities at State Fair Park. Well. it's coming back in a big way this year and there's so much fun to be had, it's going to take THREE DAYS of fabulous fun to take it all in!
While it really shouldn't come as much of a surprise these days, it still stings every time we find out another concert or event gets canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The latest to officially announce that they are shuttering for 2020? The Fresh Hop Ale Festival.
I attended the Fresh Hop Ale Festival on Saturday. I've been coming to these since the second or third year they've have been going on -- even when I lived out town. It's grown so much in recent years that lots of people now visit Yakima just so they won't miss out. More and more taps show up each year, too.
This was the first year, however, that I saw this guy. Instead of going to the taps, he co