Event Schedule Location

Event Schedule

Food Vendors DJ Music Carnival Car Show Water Fun Fireworks

The park will be open to the public from noon until 11:00 pm on the 4th of July. Food Vendor sales begin at noon. Fireworks at 10:00 pm.

There will not be any organized children's games/crafts (only water play), beer garden, or live performances (only a DJ) this year, due to a lack of volunteers!


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. Fireworks start at 10:00 pm.

DJ Music

DJ Big Ern will be playing music in the central courtyard from 3:00-10:00pm !


2016 Carnival

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

Date Open
July 1st 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm - $20 wristbands
(Buddy Night 2 for 1)
July 2nd 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm - $20 wristband
July 3rd 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm - $20 wristband
July 4th Noon to Midnight -
$25 wristbands

All closing times above are estimates depending on crowd.

Pricing for Carnival rides:

  • Sheet tickets – 60 tickets for $50 (July 4th only)
  • Single Tickets - $1.25 each / sheet of 20 for $22.00
  • July 2 & 3 -  All day wristband for $20.00
  • July 4 – All day wristband $25.00
  • The Sundola will not be operating this year.

Water Fun

There will be an inflatable Water Slide 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.


Car Show

Enjoy a "Cruise-In" with vintage automobiles from the Yakima Apple Volkswagon Club and Aztecas Washington Car Club. 2:00-10:00pm. Stop by and marvel at the old cars at the Show 'N Shine. Download the flyer



The National Anthem will be sung at 9:55, followed by fireworks beginning at 10:00 pm for a 20-minute show. Lilsten to the patriotic music simulcast on KXDD @ 10:00 pm which will be synched to the fireworks!




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