Yakima Folklife Festival - June 21 - 23, 2019 in Franklin Park

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There are always lots of activities for the entire family at the Festival.

- - Youth Activities - - 
Organized activities are scheduled each hour both Saturday & Sunday.
Get some of that kid energy out on the park Playground equipment while the adults are close enough to still hear the music.

- - Sagebrush Hills Film Festival Inside the Museum - - 

is proud to partner with Yakima Folklife Festival to present
a taste of folk music on film!

Step inside the Museum on Saturday and take a trip around the world.
You'll find a series of short films that spotlight and explore
a wide variety of global music traditions, celebrating the many ways that people create music and use it to bring themselves together.

A collection of animated children's films will begin at 12:30,
followed by an interactive activity.
Folk music short films will run from 2:00 - 5:00 pm.


- - Open Mic Stage and Craft & Food Vendors - - 

Stop by and listen to, or better yet, join in yourself with the performers on the Open Mic Stage while you cruise the Craft and Food Vendors.


- - Visit Inside the Museum Saturday - Free Admission! - - 

Visit inside our Yakima Valley Museum and learn a little history
of our valley... for Free! (Saturday only.)


- - Always a favorite, The Wine & Beer Garden  - - 

Sip your favorite local craft beers and wines while you enjoy the music
(21 and older). 


Yakima Folklife Festival - Franklin Park Playground


Vendors like Duane Heilman and his Black Bear Ukes


Mikey the Rad Scientist!


Beer Garden for a Cold One - over 21 only.







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February 18, 2019

Yakima Chief Hops
306 Division St, Yakima

(Previously the Employment Securities building)

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Kana Winery
Gilbert Cellars
Sports Center

 Hop Nation

AntoLin Cellars



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official hotel partner sponsored by Visit Union Gap


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Pacific NW Festivals

 2018 Folklife Schedule