2023-24 Budget Study Sessions

The Yakima City Council will hold 3 study sessions for the 2023-24 biennial budget. Click “Read More” for more information and a link to the City of Yakima’s proposed budget for 2023-24.

2022 Fall Program Guide

Softball in the snow, Teen Zone, Harvest Carnival and more are in store this fall/winter thanks to Yakima Parks and Recreation. Click “Read More” for the 2022 Fall Program Guide.

Yakima Transit Free for Youth as of Oct. 1

Beginning October 1st, those ages 18 and younger can ride Yakima Transit for free thanks to a grant from the state of Washington. Click “Read More” for details on obtaining a free Youth Card.


Several public works projects are planned this summer in the City of Yakima. Click “Read More” about upcoming improvements and temporary impacts on traffic so you #KnowBeforeYouGo

Windows Alive! Call to Artists

Central Washington artists are invited to submit their work for the next Windows Alive! exhibit in downtown Yakima. Click “Read More” for details, including an online application.

Lodging Tax and Tourism Promotion

Click “Read More” for details about applying for City of Yakima lodging tax and tourism promotion grant funds. Applications will be accepted from May 2nd through July 1st.

Irrigation begins April 1st

The City of Yakima’s irrigation season begins April 1st. Click “Read More” for tips to prep for irrigation season, the City irrigation system’s history and contact numbers for more information.

Excessive Heat Warning

An excessive heat warning is in effect through 8 pm Thursday, July 1. Click “Read More” for more about the heat wave, cooling centers the City of Yakima is offering and tips to stay safe.