The end of August is almost here and Labor Day weekend is upon us, but the list of things to do in the Yakima Valley this weekend is endless! See if you can find something to satisfy your urge to get out and about with our Weekend Top 10!

  • Selah Wednesday Farmers Market

    Wednesday, 5-8 p.m. 210 S First St.

    Local vendors and live music await you, along with some awesome Selah hospitality!
  • Ellensburg Rodeo

    Thursday through Monday, Labor Day Weekend.

    Ticket prices vary.

    Thursday night: Zach Hinson and Ned LeDoux. Tickets $28 per person.

    Friday through Monday: Various rodeo competitions. Ticket prices vary.

    Saturday: Xtreme Bulls competition, 8 p.m. Ticket prices vary.

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  • Yakima First Friday

    Friday, 7-9 p.m. Various locations in downtown Yakima.

    Tasting fees may apply.

    Downtown Yakima would love to see you stop by to paint the town red! Indulge in a glass of wine and enjoy live music at participating venues like AntoLin Cellars, Gilbert Cellars, Kana Winery and more!

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  • Rafting Down The River with Osprey Rafting

    Float the river. Trips begin in September! Might as well, the weather is perfect for it! Trips run Friday-Monday. Osprey Rafting will provide the guides, wetsuits, raft, and all the essentials for your white water rafting trip. It is a lot of fun! You can even make it a camping trip, as lots are available the night before your trip! To schedule, visit this site.

  • Open Mic Night at Northtown Coffee

    Sunday, 8-10 p.m. 32 N. Front St., Yakima

    Free to attend.

    This is an all-ages event! Arrive eartly to sign up and let it all out and make some new fans or meet new people!

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  • Yakima Farmers Market

    Sunday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Millennium Plaza on South Third Street, Yakima

    Free to attend.

    Autumn is almost here, which signals the final weeks of the downtown Yakima Farmers Market. Dogs are welcome. You will likely run into a lot of people you know, so bring your happy vibes on over to downtown and stock up on the freshest "fruits" of labor! Get there early to grab some breakfast from 8:30-10 a.m.

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  • Labor Day Party at Tieton Ciderworks

    Saturday, 5-8 p.m. at 619 W. J St., Yakima

    Free to attend.

    Jam out to the band American Honey while you nosh on some yummy authentic tacos from the 5 Salsas food truck! Bring the kids!

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  • Live Music at Apple Tree Golf Resort

    Saturday, 7-9 p.m. 8804 Occidental Road, Yakima


    If you haven't heard the band Planes On Paper performing live, you have really missed out on a great thing! The party is on the deck!

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  • Toppenish Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. in downtown Toppenish, Old Timers Plaza

    There's nothing like getting fresh fruits, veggies and crafts than at this farmers market! Presented by the Toppenish Chamber of Commerce.

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  • Indigenous Natural Resource Leadership Speaker Series

    Thursday (Aug. 31), 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Heritage University


    Guest speaker: Cacique from Ngäbe Bugle, Panama. Presented at the Patricia Wade Temple Conference Room.