Yakima, Washington is located in the Yakima Valley in South Central Washington. Yakima has a museum and a theater and is home to the Central Washington State Fair. The area has sunshine 300 days out of the year and is a great destination for outdoor activities such as camping, boating, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, snow boarding, and skiing. More information about Yakima.
Apple Tree Resort
8804 Occidental Avenue, Yakima
Apple Tree Resort features a premier golf course and a delicious grill. The resort’s banquet room accommodates up to 144 people and the entire clubhouse can be used for larger events. For ceremonies and outdoor events, the lawn area can accommodate up to 300 people.
The Capitol Theatre
19 S 3rd St, Yakima
The Capitol Theatre first opened in 1920 as a Vaudeville theatre. The theatre burned down in 1975 and was rebuilt as a community arts center. The theatre hosts over 150 activities and events each year. The 1,500 seat theatre is available to rent for events. The Robertson Room in the lower level of the Capitol Theatre is also available to rent. The Robertson Room accommodates up to 190 people.
5704 W Washington Ave, Yakima
Cascade Gardens is a beautiful setting for all sorts of events including weddings, receptions, reunions, and meetings. Use of the garden includes a 2,500 square feet lodge, a patio, indoor tables and chairs, a serving kitchen, a fireplace, a wedding arch, a dance floor, a children’s play area, and more.
1212 W Lincoln Ave, Yakima
Celebration Hall features a dance floor, stage lighting, and a serving kitchen. Rental of the hall includes use of 200 chairs and 26 tables. The hall can host events that go as late as 1 am.
N 40th Ave At River Rd, Yakima
Chesterley Park has six soccer fields, a skate park and play equipment. The park has a picnic shelter, tables and grills available for get-togethers. The picnic shelter and soccer fields can be reserved for private use.
Clarion Hotel and Conference Center
1507 N 1st St, Yakima
Clarion Hotel and Conference Center is a 208-guestroom hotel located off I-82. The Clarion has a restaurant, a lounge, an outdoor pool, and a hot tub. The Convention Center consists of 8,800 square feet of event space divided into 7 meeting rooms and 2 boardrooms. The Yakima Ballroom is 5,148 square feet and accommodates up to 572 people.
3702 Fruitvale Blvd, Yakima
Comfort Suites in Yakima is located within walking distance of Chesterly Park and a block away from the Yakima Greenway. The hotel has a business center, an exercise room, an indoor pool, and a hot tub. The hotel offers a meeting room for events.
Fairfield Inn and Suites Yakima
137 N Fair Avenue, Yakima
Fairfield Inn and Suites Yakima is a 61 guestroom hotel with 23 suites. The hotel offers an indoor pool, a hot tub, and an exercise room. The hotel has a 522 square feet meeting room that can accommodate up to 35 people available for events.
S 21st Ave At Tieton Dr, Yakima
Franklin Park has an outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts, play toys, a picnic shelter, tables, and grills. The picnic shelter is available to reserve for events.
Emil Kissel Park
W Mead Avenue, Yakima
Emil Kissel Park has tennis courts, basketball courts, play equipment, a walking path, a picnic shelter, tables, and grills. The picnic shelter is available to reserve for events.
S 21st Ave At Tieton Dr, Yakima
Franklin Park has a swimming pool, tennis courts, play toys, a picnic shelter, tables, and grills. The picnic shelter is available to reserve for events.
Hilton Garden Inn Yakima
401 E Yakima Ave, Yakima
Hilton Garden Inn in Yakima is located blocks from the Capitol Theatre and the Yakima Airport. The hotel has a business center, a fitness room, and a pool. The dividable Cascade Ballroom is 1,792 square feet and accommodates up to 120 people. The hotel also has a 360 square feet boardroom.
S 12th Ave At W Arlington St, Yakima
Larson Park has a picnic shelter, tables and grills. The picnic shelter is available to reserve for events.
Le Chateau Yakima
15 N Naches Ave, Yakima
Le Chateau Yakima is an attractive building with 1930s architecture that is available for events. The facility accommodates up to 350 people. The building has a large ballroom with a stage, a full kitchen, a dining room, and a courtyard. Outside catering is welcome.
Oxford Suites Yakima
1701 East Yakima Avenue, Yakima
Oxford Suites in Yakima is a conveniently located hotel overlooking the Yakima River. The hotel has a business center, an exercise room, an indoor pool, and a spa. The hotel has a 1,152 square feet dividable meeting room that accommodates up to 120 people. A boardroom is also available.
48 W Nob Hill Blvd, Yakima
Randall Park has a nature trail, a duck pond, play equipment, a basketball court, a picnic shelter, tables, and grills. The picnic shelter is available to reserve for events.
Red Lion Hotel Yakima Center
607 E Yakima Avenue, Yakima
Red Lion Hotel in Yakima is a 156-guestroom hotel with a business center, a fitness facility, and a pool. The hotel has over 10,000 square feet of meeting and event space. The dividable West Coast Ballroom is 3,100 square feet and accommodates up to 300 people. The Garden Terrace Rooms are 3,880 square feet and accommodate up to 240 people. The Harvest Room is 1,505 square feet and accommodates up to 90 people. The Upper Terrace is 1,700 square feet and accommodates up to 100 people. The Veranda is 500 square feet and accommodates up to 40 people. The Board Room is 360 square feet and accommodates up to 12 people.
State Fair Park
1301 S Fair Ave, Yakima
State Fair Park is the home of the Central Washington State Fair. The park has multiple spaces available to rent for events. The Agriculture Building is 37,952 square feet and accommodates up to 600 people on two levels. The Modern Living Building is 16,000 square feet and accommodates up to 900 people. Pioneer Hall is 7,700 square feet and accommodates up to 350 people. The Main Plaza outside the Hall has a Gazebo and makes a lovely setting for a wedding ceremony. The State Fair Room is 10,000 square feet and accommodates up to 350 people. Additional spaces available at the park include an arena, grandstands, and meeting rooms.
Yakima Area Arboretum
1401 Arboretum Dr, Yakima
Yakima Area Arboretum is a botanical garden with native and adaptive plants. The Jewett Center has two meeting rooms available for events. The Japanese Garden, with its Teahouse, Pagoda, pond, waterfall, and exotic plants is a favorite outdoor setting for events. Up to 150 seats are included with rental of the garden.
Yakima Convention Center
10 North 8th Street, Yakima
Yakima Convention Center has 41,000 square feet of meeting space including a dividable 23,400 square feet ballroom with a 6,000 square feet lobby and a dividable 6,000 square feet ballroom with a 5,600 square feet lobby. The center also has two small conference rooms with boardroom seating.
Yakima Valley Museum
2105 Tieton Drive, Yakima
Yakima Valley Museum is a 65,000 square feet facility located in Franklin Park. The museum has unique spaces available to rent for events. The Art Deco style Ballroom features views of the park. The Jewett Entrance Gallery makes a dramatic setting for events with basalt columns and a glass wall. The Museum Soda Fountain is a 1930’s style ice cream and sandwich shop that makes a fun setting for birthday parties and other get-togethers. The restored 1900’s H. M. Gilbert Homeplace is an orchard house with a lovely garden. The Museum also has a small conference room.
YMCA Camp Dudley
5 North Naches Avenue, Yakima
YMCA Camp Dudley is located on 13 acres on Clear Lake near White Pass, Washington. The camp is available to rent for retreats for groups with up to 200 people and has sleeping accommodations for 140 people. The camp has a two story lodge that sleeps 46 people, a dining hall with a kitchen, 10 cabins with a total of 94 beds, and a swimming pool.
Take Home Gifts
Once you decide on a venue for your event, there are lots of other decisions that you will need to make. Here is a suggestion: instead of the usual goody bags, why not send guests home with something that will really provide them with a memory of your event? Photos from one of our photo booths and the always fun flip-books make great take-home souvenirs.
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