This 4th of July in 2017, the fun will once again be found at State Fair Park in Yakima, Washington. You won’t want to miss a fabulous family-oriented Fourth of July, complete with a carnival with exciting rides for the young and young at heart.  The day of fun culminates in a fantastic fireworks display.

New in 2017 - "Yakima Apple Jam" Battle of the Bands winners to perform on the 4th!

Bring your own picnic to share with family and friends or purchase food from one of the many vendors you’ll find throughout the fairgrounds. Stake out a spot on the lawns for the day, starting at noon ... and stay to watch the fireworks display at 10:00 pm!

Admission and parking are free all day - noon to 11:00pm!

Take the bus to the Fairgrounds for Free

Yakima Transit Park & Ride

Going to the Yakima 4th of July Celebration?  Yakima Transit's shuttle bus makes getting there and back fast, easy, fun and free! Shuttle bus service will be provided from three free park and ride locations:

  • Gateway Center - Fair Avenue near Target
  • Eisenhower High School - Tieton Drive and 40th Ave.
  • Wide Hollow School - 72nd Avenue

July 4th (only) 3:30-9:30pm and 10:30-11:30pm
(running every 15-20 minutes)

Buses will run continuously from all lots from 3:30pm to 9:30pm and then from 10:30pm to 11:30pm, with additional buses on duty after the fireworks to get everyone home quickly.  For information call Yakima Transit at (509) 575­6175.

Union Gap Transit

Union Gap Transit is offering a FREE shuttle service from Union Gap’s City Hall to the State Fair Park for the 4th of July celebration:

  • Catch the Union Gap Shuttle at Union Gap City Hall
  • 3:30-9:30 and 10:30-11:30 pm
  • The Shuttle will run every 15-20 minutes

Celebrate Independence Day the community way ... with family, friends and neighbors at State Fair Park (Central Washington State Fairgrounds)!

NOTE: In keeping with the policies of State Fair Park, only service animals will be allowed on the fairgrounds during the 4th of July event - no pets.

Keep the 4th FREE!  Donate today!

Fun on the 4th!

Food Vendors
DJ Music
Car Show
Water Fun

An appeal for community support

Business/ Individual Donations

Fireworks are
Illegal in Yakima
Fireworks are Illegal in Yakima County


2017 Sponsors

Stars & Sripes Sponsor
Hapo Credit Union

Red Sponsor

City of Yakima

White Sponsor

Blue Sponsor

City of Union Gap State Fair Park


Media Sponsors

Yakima Herald RepublicTownsquare Media Radio Group Yakima

KIMA     KAPP TV Yakima  
KCYU Fox TV Yakima 41


see a full listing of 2017 sponsors


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Yakima 4th of July Committee
P.O. Box 856, Yakima, WA 98907