Red Wine & Chocolate
Held President's Day Weekend. A terrific event which pairs wines with chocolates. www.wineyakimavalley.org
Held the second Saturday in March.
Participating wineries feature pairings of sweet wine with food and sweet food with wine.
March or April
Easter Egg Hunt
Held the Saturday before Easter.
Pre-Spring Barrel Tasting
Held the third weekend in April.
Held the last week in April.
Spring Barrel Tasting
Held the last weekend in April. www.wineyakimavalley.org
Wine Country Spring Fair
Held Mother's Day Weekend at the Prosser Wine & Food Park. Honor your mother, wife, grandmother, aunt or sister by taking her to the annual Wine Country Spring Fair in Prosser. There is no admission charge and plenty of free parking.
May - October
Held every Saturday May through October. A great place to purchase local bedding and garden plants, fruits, vegetables, baked goods, fresh cut flowers, coffees and artisan crafts. www.ProsserFarmersMarket.com
Dash Race for Kids
Held in early June.
3-on-3 basketball tournament and co-ed softball tournament which take place throughout the city.
Held the third Saturday in June. www.prosserchamber.org
Held the fourth weekend in June.
Held the last weekend in June.
Old-Fashioned 4th of July Celebration
Held July 4th.
Gallery Walk & Wine Gala
Held the second Saturday in July. Downtown Prosser.
Planes, food and fun and best yet...no admission.
Prosser Wine & Food Fair
Held the second Saturday in August.
Held the third Saturday in August. This fun family event features 3-ON-3 Basketball in both youth and adults divisions, a co-ed softball tournament, a doubles volleyball tournament, a 5-A-Side soccer tournament, individual basketball contests for all ages. 509.786.1900
Destiny Ridge Vineyard's A Night Out
Held in early September. Food, fun & fundraising to benefit the Prosser Memorial Hospital Foundation. www.ProsserMemorial.com, 509.788.6042
Prosser States Day Parade & Celebration
Held on Labor Day. Prosser celebrates our home town but also acknowleges the diversity of places we came from. A Parade begins the day at 10:00 am. Crowds line the downtown streets to cheer visiting town/city floats, the Shriners clowns and precision motor teams, Prosser High School Marching Band, local business and service groups, antique, vintage and lowrider cars, mounted equestrians and the first appearance of the Prosser Float with the newly crowned Miss Prosser Court. After the parade head over to the City Park, which is filled with games and a carnival along with a stage show that lasts all day. Residents are encouraged to hold family reunions and stop by the City Park to sign the States Day Register and record their birthplace or former residence state. info@ProsserChamber.org, 509.786.3177.
Bring your three-person team and bare feet- stomp for prizes, trophies and bragging rights! www.chateauchampoux.com
Catch the Crush
Held the fourth weekend of September.
The Great Prosser Balloon Rally
Held in late September at the Prosser Airport & Art Fiker Stadium.
The rainbow-colored balloons will take flight Friday, Saturday, and Sunday with sunrise launches scheduled for all three days, weather permitting, of course. Watch the pilots prepare the giant balloon for lift off. The rally will also include a Night Glow at dusk Saturday evening. Balloons will be anchored and illuminated at Art Fiker Stadium, displaying their colors against the night sky. Free admission. Gates open at
5:30 p.m. Pre-show entertainment will be family-oriented. 509.786.4134, www.ProsserBalloonRally.org
Prosser Harvest Festival
Held the fouth weekend of September in downtown Prosser. The festival celebrates Prosser's rich agricultural heritage and features hand-crafted arts and crafts, fine art, photography, food vendors and entertainment. Children’s activities include chalk painting, inflatable bounce toys and more. Held ajacent to the Caren Mercer-Andreason Street Painting Festival and after the Great Prosser Balloon Rally morning ascents.
Caren Mercer-Andreason Street Painting Festival
Held the fouth weekend of September in downtown Prosser.
Watch local and regional artists create works of art on the pavement in downtown Prosser. In two days, artists create masterpieces with chalk that you must see to believe. Although they use special pastels for their art, the result looks like a painting. Bring your lawn chair to sit and watch the artists while enjoying a variety of musical entertainment. Purchase a "chalk block" and create your own masterpiece. "Chalk blocks" are available at the event for $5. Children & adults welcome. Supplies provided.
5K Vineyard Fun Run
Wine and grape tasting stations throughout the course. www.airfieldwines.com/events
Wine tasting, live polka music, gourmet bites and of course barefoot grape stomping. www.airfieldwines.com/events
Veterans' Day Parade
Held in early November.
Murder Mystery Winemaker's Dinner
Thrilling night of mystery, unparalleled food and exquisite wine.
Thanksgiving in Wine Country
Held the Friday - Sunday after Thanksgiving. Tour the Yakima Valley and sample newly-released wines from nearly 30 wineries. Collect a recipe card at each winery and sample a featured wine paired with seasonal favorites. Special entertainment and wine prices offered.
Family Christmas Festival
Held the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Santa comes to town to take pictures with the kids. The lighting of the Christmas Tree and Depot Square. Carolers and Holiday music, hot chocolate and smores.