Community Christmas Tree Sought for Downtown Yakima

Arrival of the 2018 Community Christmas Tree at Millennium Plaza.

The search is on for Yakima’s Community Christmas Tree.

The City of Yakima and the Downtown Association of Yakima (DAY) are asking area residents to consider donating a tree from their property for the annual holiday festivities in Downtown Yakima.

To nominate your tree as the Community Christmas Tree, call Cally Price, the Assistant to the City Manager, at 575-6040.

Crews will arrive to remove the tree by Monday, November 18th, and it will be installed at Millennium Plaza.

“It needs be an evergreen, preferably 15 to 25 feet tall,” said John O’Rourke, Operations Manager for DAY. “It has to be in a location that we can access with a crane and get a truck to it.”

If property owners nominating a tree are unsure about its dimension or about access to it they can call O’Rourke at 952-8052.

The selected tree will be removed at no cost to the owner.