With the Cascade Mountains on our doorstep, winter in the Yakima Valley is full of thrilling outdoor adventure.
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.
The day after Thanksgiving, Yakima Valley wineries open their doors for a weekend of tastings, perfectly delicious food pairings, live music, holiday specials and more!
Celebrate the season the first weekend in December with one of the most unique lighted parades in the Northwest in downtown Sunnyside! This enchanting festival of lights is a beautiful celebration of the Valley's agricultural heritage.
Just a one-hour drive from Downtown Yakima, White Pass Ski Area is the place to be for skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels. With abundant snowfall and fantastic weather conditions, it's an ideal PNW winter destination!
Take in a show at the historic 1917 Seasons Performance Hall or 1920s Pantages-style Capitol Theatre. Enjoy classic holiday favorites, acclaimed symphony performances and exceptional touring artists and productions.
Visit White Pass Ski Area's Nordic Center for snowshoeing adventures. Rentals available. Trek through snow-covered trees and around a mountain lake. Reserve your spot for guided twilight snowshoe tours with appetizers and beverages after!
Get outside in our Northwest wonderland with Mahre Athletic Development Experience (MADE) and achieve your next level. Andy's and Shannon's group and private ski clinics are an experience to remember.
Yakima Valley wineries roll out the carpet for red wine and chocolate lovers every February on Presidents Day Weekend. Come taste delectable chocolate creations paired with the Valley's signature red wines.
When you stay in Yakima, you're just a short drive from hours of epic winter riding. Get your hill-climbing, trail-riding fix under reliably sunny skies. Most hotels offer abundant, free parking for your rig and machines!
Head to White Pass Ski Area at the end of February for more winter fun! Enjoy snow tubing on a fantastic snow castle, obstacle course, snow sculptures and a winter celebration to remember!
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