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4th of July Celebration presented by Yakima Federal Savings & Loan

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Date: July 04, 2022
Time: 12:00 PM
Park in Yakima, Washington. You won’t want to miss a fabulous family-oriented Fourth of July, complete with a carnival featuring exciting rides for the young and young at heart. The day of fun culminates in a fantastic, 20-minute long fireworks display, sponsored by Yakima County and the City of Yakima, accompanied by pre-recorded patriotic music. Tune your radio to 100.9 Cherry FM to listen as you enjoy the fireworks show.

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!

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

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, including the Yakima Chief Beer Garden. Food Vendors open and noon & Yakima Chief Beer Garden opens at 3pm *** Due to safety precautions, NO charcoal or gas/propane barbecues will be allowed on the grounds.

Kids Zone Includes FREE face painting and kids activities such as water features, a giant coloring wall, and lots more.. NEW THIS YEAR: Foam Pit!

FREE Parking Parking for the 4th of July Celebration is FREE to the public all day. To park, enter through Gate #15 from Pacific Avenue.

Local bands and solo artists are set to take the stage - performing live and competing for more than $1,500 in cash prizes, showcasing the wide range of talent in the Yakima Valley.

This year's AppleJam Emcees are Yakima’s favorite morning duo Justin & Lindsey from Stephens Media Group’s 104.1 KXDD.

Competition starts at 4pm and the winner will be announced before the Fireworks Show.

The Flat Rocks (band) - 4:00 to 4:30
Ally Fraser-Robinson (solo) - 4:30 to 5:00
Code 3 (band) - 5:00 to 5:40
Amanda Simmons (solo) - 5:40 to 6:10
Cockaphonix (band) - 6:10 to 6:50
Maya Amos (solo) - 6:50 to 7:20
Mattlock and the Keys (band) - 7:20 to 8:00
Coaster (solo) - 8:00 to 8:30
Forget Me Not
(band) - 8:30 to 9:00

Special Fair Admission Ticket Promotion

Stop by State Fair Park from Noon–8pm on July 4th to take advantage of this special promotion; the 2022 Adult Fair Admission will be available for $8.00 each (limit 10 per order).

The Central Washington State Fair will run Sept 23-Oct 2, 2022.

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 on July 4th (only) from 3:30pm-9:30pm and 10:30pm-midnight (running every 15-20 minutes).
  • Gateway Center - Fair Avenue near Target
  • Eisenhower High School - Tieton Drive and 40th Ave.
  • Wide Hollow School - 72nd Avenue & Nob Hill Blvd.
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) 575­-6175.
Union Gap Transit
Union Gap Transit is offering a FREE shuttle service from Union Gap Fire Station, at 107 W Ahtanum Rd, Union Gap, WA 98903 to the State Fair Park for the 4th of July celebration:
Catch the Union Gap Shuttle at Union Gap Fire Station 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)!

Prohibited Items

For the safety of all guests attending the event the following items are prohibited: weapons, drones, illegal drugs, fireworks, skateboards, pets (except designated service animals) outside alcohol and BBQs.


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City of Yakima
City of Union Gap
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