Friday, May 27th, 2022

12th Annual Dee Adams Memorial Fire and Thunder - this event is taking place Friday beginning at 7 pm, Saturday beginning at 12 pm and Sunday beginning at 10 am at Renegade Raceway in Wapato, Washington.

Star Dust is an evening of dance celebrating true icons of their distinct eras – from Bach to David Bowie. Ziggy Stardust exemplified Bowie’s glam period and this tribute showcases the best of the best at The Capitol Friday at 7:30 pm or again on Saturday at 7:30 pm

Saturday, May 28th, 2022

Valley Malls Farmers Market - it's the second one of the season and applications are still being accepted to become a vendor or a musical act! There's a stage and tons of fresh fun for the entire family between the hours of 10 am - 3 pm.

Memorial Splash Weekend in Prosser is taking place Saturday through Monday with early admission on Saturday for season pass holders 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm and for the general public from 1:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Take a dip for only $1 per person with a canned food donation or $3 without a donation.

12th Annual Dee Adams Memorial Fire and Thunder - this event is taking place Saturday beginning at 12 pm and Sunday beginning at 10 am at Renegade Raceway in Wapato, Washington.

Star Dust is an evening of dance celebrating true icons of their distinct eras – from Bach to David Bowie. Ziggy Stardust exemplified Bowie’s glam period and this tribute showcases the best of the best at The Capitol on Saturday at 7:30 pm

West Valley Middle-Level Campus Builders Club Car Show is a FREE Car Show (with food donation) sponsored by the West Valley Middle-level Campus Builders Club. 10 am - 2 pm

Builders Club members develop self-awareness as they discover their passion to serve, their desire to lead, and their ability to engage and collaborate with others. Service to school and community become a way of life! The Club is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of West Valley-Yakima.

Two Mountain Winery - Rose Release (Public) it's a brand new release and you can sip it while enjoying Tacos Don Chayo and listening to live music from Little Reprise between the hours of 10 am - 6 pm

Monster Truckz Mayhem Tour - it's all going down at the Yakima Sundome at State Fair Park Saturday and Sunday. I know my nephew goes nuts for the big trucks so if you have a little or a big one that loves this stuff, it could be a rip-roaring good time!

Calibre 50, Banda Carnaval and Cuarta De Milla concert is going down at the Toppenish Rodeo Grounds in Toppenish, WA the doors open at 4 pm.

Rainbow Prom is for ages 14 - 20 and is sponsored by Yakima Pride, being held at the Yakima Museum between the hours of 6 pm to 10 pm. This is for anyone who didn't get to celebrate their prom or doesn't feel comfortable being their true self at the school dances.

Come dressed in your best PUNCK ROCK attire and be ready to DANCE YOUR SOCKS OFF and if that is not enough, you don't want to miss these AMAZING Drag Performances!

Summer Concert Series at VanArnam Vineyards with Krome in Zillah! The event begins at 5 pm, where you can sing, dance, and sip the night away!

Sunday, May 29th, 2022

12th Annual Dee Adams Memorial Fire and Thunder - this event is taking place on Sunday beginning at 10 am at Renegade Raceway in Wapato, Washington.

Memorial Splash Weekend in Prosser is taking place through Monday with early admission on Sunday for season pass holders 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm and for the general public from 1:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Take a dip for only $1 per person with a canned food donation or $3 without a donation.

Downtown Yakima Farmers Market is taking place every Sunday between 9 am - 1 pm with all kinds of local produce, fresh-baked bread, honey, flavored olive oils, and more!

Festival Del Mariachi is taking place at the Yakima Sundome beginning at 5 pm

Monday, May 30th, 2022

Monster Truckz Mayhem Tour - it's all going down at the Yakima Sundome at State Fair Park. I know my nephew goes nuts for the big trucks so if you have a little or a big one that loves this stuff, it could be a rip-roaring good time!

Memorial Splash Weekend in Prosser is taking place Monday with early admission on Monday for season pass holders 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm and for the general public from 1:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Take a dip for only $1 per person with a canned food donation or $3 without a donation.

Memorial Day Services at 9 am at West Hills Memorial Park located at 11800 Douglas Road in Yakima  and another at 1 pm at Sarg Hubbard Park

Farmers Markets

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