Event Schedule Location

Event Schedule

Food Vendors DJ Music Carnival Car Show Water Fun Basketball
Beer Garden | 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 of Big Ern Productions will be playing music in the central courtyard from 3:00-10:00pm !


2016 Carnival

2017 Information will be posted when it has been finalized.

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:

  • Single Tickets - $1.25 each
  • Sheet Tickets – Sheet of 20 tickets for $22.00
  • Sheet Tickets - 60 tickets for $50 (July 4th only)
  • 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 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


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.


Beer Garden

The Beer Garden will be back in 2017.



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 107.3 KFFM @ 10:00 pm which will be synched to the fireworks!




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