Homelessness Resources

There are a number of local, non-profit organizations available to assist those experiencing homelessness. Want to help? Click “Read More” for contact info and resources.

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.

Map of the Month – New Utility Box Art

Click “Read More” to learn about a recent addition to a City of Yakima project that wraps utility boxes in local artwork. Also click for an interactive map showing the other signal box art installations.

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.

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.