Event Schedule Location

Event Schedule

Food Vendors Children's Activities Water Fun Basketball Carnival
Wenas Mammoth Exhibit Entertainment Beer Garden Fireworks  

The park will be open to the public from noon until 11:00 pm on the 4th of July.


Food Vendors

You can bring a picnic to enjoy with your family and friends during the daylong celebration or you can purchase a large array of food and drink from one of the many concessionaires that will be open to serve you from noon to 11:30 pm.

Due to safety precautions, NO charcoal or gas/propane barbecues will be allowed on the grounds.

Children's Activities

Home Depot will be organizing children’s activities - noon to 6:00 pm. More information will be posted as the plans are finalized.

Bricks 4 Kidz, will also be at the event, offering a LEGO-based educational exhibit for kids.


Water Fun

There will be an inflatable Water Slide from noon to 9:00pm available to children throughout the day.

The Yakima Valley Fire Department will have an aerial truck shooting water into a play area from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm.


Free Shoot Basketball

Noon - 9:00pm on 1 2 courts



The carnival rides are a big attraction on the weekend of the 4th of July:

Date Open
July 1 (Saturday) 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm – $20 wristband
July 2 (Sunday) 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm - $20 wristband
July 3 (Monday) Noon to 10:00 pm - $20 wristband
July 4 (Tuesday) Noon to Midnight - $25.00 wristband

*All closing times above are estimates depending on crowd.

Pricing for Carnival rides:

  • Single Ride Tickets - $.50 each
  • Sheet of 120 tickets for $50.00
  • Sheet of 250 tickets for $100.00
  • July 1, 2, 3 - All day wristband for $20.00
  • July 4 – All day wristband $25.00
  • The Sundola will not be operating this year.

Wenas Mammoth Exhibit

We are excited to welcome the mobile unit of the Wenas Mammoth Foundation to this year's 4th of July. Come learn all about the mammoth dig out in Yakima's Wenas Valley.



Live entertainment on stage - Battle of the Bands contests.  Radio DJ’s from Radio Yakima will be MCing the entertainment on stage.

Solo Artists
12:30 Show Opens – Intros – HOST CAREY J.
12:45 Abby Brown
1:10 PM Chase Craig
1:35 PM Jaden Garza
2:00 PM Jessa Rose
2:25 PM Nathun Finkhouse
2:50 PM Legz

3:30 – 4:30 Parade at the fairgounds

12:30 PM Opens – Intros – HOST CAREY J.
4:45 PM Angela Soffe Band
5:25 PM Release The Cracken
6:05 PM Side of the Wishbone
6:45 PM Tempest
7:25 PM Jayleigh Ann & The Lost Boys
8:05 PM CobraHawk


10:00 Fireworks


Beer Garden

The Beer Garden will be back in 2017 -  Noon to 10:00 pm.



The National Anthem will be sung at 9:55, followed by fireworks beginning at 10:00 pm. Lilsten to the patriotic music while watching the fireworks!


Pet Policy

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.


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