The crisp air, vibrant leaves and bountiful harvests make fall in the Yakima Valley an enchanting time of year to come visit.
Don't forget to make your first stop the Yakima Valley Visitor Information Center where you can find more information and plan your trip with one of our travel consultants.
For one short month, the Tieton River becomes a wild ride of challenging class III rapids, dropping 55 feet of elevation each mile. Book a trip with a local guide and experience the thrill!
Dozens of brilliant hot air balloons take flight and float over Prosser wine country. Don't miss the Night Glow when the balloons light up the evening. After the rally, enjoy the harvest festival, farmers market and street painting.
September & October
Celebrate the agricultural bounty of the Yakima Valley with fun on the farm! Harvest your own apples and press fresh cider at u-pick farms. Visit apple and pumpkin festivals for tasty treats, family activities, hay rides, corn mazes and more!
We grow your beer right here in the Yakima Valley! Come celebrate hop harvest with one of the Top 10 Beer Festivals in the Nation! Sip fresh hop ales from 65 breweries, enjoy foods from local vendors and kick back with live music. Check out festivities happening all week long during Fresh Hop Beer Week.
Celebrate harvest in wine country style with a Valley wide harvest party of grape stomping, tastings, live music, winemakers dinners, winery and vineyard tours, wine education, food pairings and deals on your favorite wines.
Stroll, sip and savor Yakima Valley craft beers, wine and cider at Downtown Yakima businesses. Enjoy food pairings and fun activities for all along the way.
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