Harman Senior Center

The Harman Center at Gailleon Park offers a wide range of programs and services to Yakima senior citizens and serves as a wonderful venue for a variety of special events. To learn more about the Harman Senior Center, click “Read More”.

2016 Yakima Parks & Recreation Community Survey

Help chart the future of Yakima’s parks by filling out the 2016 Yakima Parks & Recreation Community Survey. The survey has been mailed to more than 4000 randomly-selected households and can also be filled on online by clicking “Read More” and following directions to the survey link.

Third Year of Blues & Brews Bash Better Than Ever

The Grammy Award-winning Rebirth Brass Band will headline the 3rd Annual Blues & Brews Bash in the Historic North Front Street District in Downtown Yakima on Saturday, June 11th. The event will run from 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm and in addition to great music will feature several outstanding local craft beers. To find out more about the 3rd Annual Blues & Brews Bash, click “Read More”.

2nd Annual Roots & Vines Festival Looking to Build on Success

The Travelin’ McCoury’s, a bluegrass band featuring members of the Grammy-winning Del McCoury Band, will headline the 2nd Annual Roots & Vines Festival in Downtown Yakima on May 14th. Click “Read More” to learn more about the outstanding lineup of high-quality performers that will be featured on two stages during the festival, which will take place in the Historic North Front Street District.

Hotel Maison Builds on Downtown Yakima Momentum

A February 2nd ribbon cutting ceremony marked the grand opening of Hotel Maison, Yakima’s newest hotel and part of the ongoing revitalization of Downtown Yakima. Click “Read More” to see the February 2016 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter, which includes an article about Hotel Maison.

New Yakima City Council

Four new members and three returning incumbents assumed their positions on the Yakima City Council on January 1st, 2016. Pictured above from left to right are Kathy Coffey, Maureen Adkison, Avina Gutiérrez, Holly Cousens, Carmen Méndez, Bill Lover, and Dulce Gutiérrez. Click “Read More” to find a link below to the Yakima City Council web page.

2015 Yakima Citizen Survey Results

Results of both the mail-in and online versions of the 2015 Yakima Citizen Survey are now available on the City of Yakima website. Click “Read More” to access complete results from this year’s surveys and previous surveys.

Yakima All-America City 2015

Yakima has been named a 2015 All-America City, the second time the community has received the prestigious award. To see the award-winning presentation made by a group of 25 Yakima community members in Denver in mid-June, click “Read More”.