The crisp air, vibrant leaves and bountiful harvests make fall in the Yakima Valley an enchanting time of year to come visit. Live music abounds in the fall in the Yakima Valley and weekends bring unique events like the Central Washington State Fair, Fresh Hop Ale Festival, and Wine Country Thanksgiving. Cruise the countryside and take in the kaleidoscope of colors in the vineyard foliage. Tour the farms and enjoy the scenes and smells of harvest as the grapes, apples, pears, and produce are harvested. The afternoons are warm and the nights are crisp and dry – perfect for cozying up in a Downtown Yakima tasting room with your favorite Yakima Valley red.