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Selah's Wednesday Farmer's Market | June 4th - September 24th
June through September, Selah's Wednesday Market provides a unique atmosphere where locals and visitors alike can come and savor fruits and vegetables grown in the Selah area. Along with the local goods, visitors to the market can find handcrafted goods. You can find the market right behind King's Row on S. 210 South 1st Street June through September,

Please call 509-480-2844 or 509-961-8672 for more information.
Agricultural Interpretive Loop

Selah is home to a great history of fruit orchards. These orchards provide fruits to the many fruit packing companies in town. Along this tour, visitors will see over 20 orchards, but the six indicated on the map have agreed to have signs to show the fruit that is growing in their orchard. The summer and fall seasons are prime time for the loop because the trees will be full with fruits before the harvest.

Be sure to end the tour at the new Tree Top Visitor Center. Click here for more information.

Skewered Apple BBQ Championship | Sept 13th & 14th

Tree Top hosts the annual Skewered Apple BBQ Competition in Selah at the official Tree Top Headquarters of Central Washington. Discover Selah supports and participates in this annual all weekend. Please contact Tree Top Juice if you are interested in participating in this event as a competitor or vendor.

Visit the official Skewered Apple website.

Howard's Medical Army Base Race Half Marathon, Cadet 5K Run & Walk | Sept 20th

Howard's Medical Army Base Race Half Marathon, Cadet 5K Run & Walk. Walkers will have their own course as to not congest the already narrow route for the Half Marathon and Cadet 5K run. After participants are finished with the race there will be a couple hour break to allow us to get the Selah Civic Center prepared for a post-race awards banquet which will include live music, dinner and awards presentation. Friday night we will have a pre-race packet picket up to eliminate the traffic jam the morning of the race. This will feature vendors and allow for last minute registrations. There will be no day of signups, so this is your last chance!

Visit the official Base Race page for photos and details.

Selah Lighted Parade | December 5th

Selah Junior High School 6:00pm -Bring your family and make this a night to remember. Parade begins at Selah Junior High School and travels down First Avenue to Valleyview Ave. Procession will then wind through neighborhoods.

For more information call 509-698-7303.

Selah's Whispers of Christmas | December 5th

Santa Claus will be at the Selah Civic Center at 6:00 pm. Santa will greet the children until 8:00 pm. Be sure to bring your camera to take a photo of your child with Santa. Enjoy your favorite Christmas Carols as performed by Gone Fiddlin Again while sipping juice, hot chocolate or coffee and nibble on a cookie or apple while riding through town on a horse drawn wagon which takes place at the Civic Center. New this year, Face Painting by Jessica Johnson.

For information, call 509-698-7305.

Frosty Freezin' 5K | December 6th

It's time again for the Frosty Freezin' 5K presented by Selah Les Schwab. This year the fun run will be held on December 6th at 11:00 am. The course will start and finish at the Selah Civic Center and run along the streets of Selah. This is a fun run so there are no awards for fastest times, but we will be giving awards to the best dressed youth, adult and family. We would love to see Santa, Rudolph, snowmen and any other holiday characters running in this event. Registration can be done online or by coming to the Selah Civic Center. Be prepared for any type of weather as there are no cancellations due to snow. Join us for a fun event and some hot cocoa afterwards. Cost for the event is: $10 Youth – NO SHIRT |$12 Adult – NO SHIRT | $20 Youth – W/SHIRT | $25 Adult – W/SHIRT Day of registrations are allowed but there will not be a shirt guaranteed. Please register early!

14th Annual "Yakima River Canyon Marathon" |April 5th

The 14th Annual Yakima River Canyon Marathon begins in the city of Ellensburg and concludes in city of Selah. Participants will race through the majestic scenic River Canyon which routes through the Yakima River Canyon Scenic Byway. The race headquarters are located in the Selah Civic Center where the racers gather afterwards for hearty dinner and share race stories . Don't miss out on this fun annual event.

Visit the DiscoverSelah.com Yakima River Canyon Marathon race page for more details or Ontherunevents.com YRCM event page.

Selah Easter Egg Hunt | April 19th

Grab you baskets and join Bill Harris Used Cars, KXDD and Selah Parks and Recreation at Wixson Park for some Easter Fun! We will have three age divisions (walking - 4, 5 - 8, 9 - 12) that will participate in the hunt. Wixson Park will be divided into three sections with 1000 eggs per section. All eggs have candy or toys in them. In each age group there will be 2 GOLDEN EGGS that are to be turned in for an Easter Basket valued at $100 with prizes. The Easter Bunny will be available for pictures for those that have cameras.
The local Kiwanis group will be hosting breakfast at the Selah Civic Center and the Easter Bunny will be on hand to take pictures with the children, so bring your camera! Breakfast will be from 8:00am - 10:00am. Breakfast is pancakes and is $5 for adults, $3 for students K-12.

Sporting Events and Tournaments

Selah is a wonderful place to host a variety of sporting events or tournaments. Not only is there great weather year round, there are impressive sports facilities as well. Carlon and McGonagle Park are the most prominent and well known fields, but there are several fields that could be used for football, soccer, lacrosse, or rugby tournaments, camps or games.

More Information | Download PDF | GYGSA

Sporting Events
Selah Civic Center Spring Bazaar | May 3rd

Saturday, May 3rd from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Our Spring Bazaar will include many vendors with a variety of goods. We have space for 46 vendors and are looking forward to giving the community and surrounding areas a fun bazaar to attend. We will have giveaways randomly throughout the day for all in attendance.  We will also offer our vendors lunch.

We are excited about this new event and look forward to making this an annual event! If you are interested in being a vendor please contact the Selah Civic Center 698-7302.

Spring Bazaar Poster | Vendor Information Form | Booth Registration Form

Selah Community Days & Parade | May 15th - 18th

Selah Community Days is a yearly event in the city that takes place the 3rd weekend in May. It offers a variety of activities to participate in or watch in Selah.

Thursday, May 15 - Starts off with a Free Lions Health Screening from 9am-8pm at Red Apple parking lot, followed by our annual Hobo Feed from 4:30-8pm at the Selah Civic Center, Carnival opens at 5pm at Lince Field.

Friday, May 16 - Chamber Potato Feed 5-8pm at Selah Civic Center, followed by free entertainment and Poker run at 6pm

Saturday, May 17 - Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast at Selah Civic Center 6-10am, Grand Parade starts at 10am sharply, food, games and fun start at 12pm

Sunday, May 18 - Food, games and free entertainment starts at 11am

To get in contact with the organizers of this event contact Gary Greens (509) 480-9262 or email Visit the Selah Community Days website to view more Information. To view video coverage of this event click here.

community days
First Annual "Selah Independence Day Festival" | 3rd & 4th of July

Thursday July 3rd 2014:

The Selah Recreation Department is partnering with Les Schwab to make this event possible. On the 3rd of July we will kick things off with a color run. All participants will get white t-shirts and sunglasses and get powder paint thrown on them as they run through the town. At the conclusion of the race we will have a color party where everyone stands together and throws paint in the air which leads to even more paint on your shirts! The race will begin at 6:30pm. After the color run and party Cody Bebee and the Crooks will be playing music from 7:30 - 9:30 pm. While they are playing there will also be food and games for people to enjoy at the park. At 9:45 pm we will begin the fireworks display.

6:00 pm - Vendors and Games open to Public
6:30 pm - Color Me Free 5K register here
7:30 pm - Color Party
7:30 pm - Live Music
9:45 pm - National Anthem
9:50 pm - Fireworks

On July 4th the Boy Scouts will be hosting breakfast at Nana Kate’s Bakery at 6:00 am. There will also be a parade on 1st street beginning at 10:00am.

View more details | Registration Form | Registration Link

Selah Ridge Lavender Farm | July

Unique the Central Washington is the Selah Ridge Lavender Farm, providing a host or activities, tours and lavender based products and goods. Keep an eye out for the next opportunity to join in the annual harvest festival for a one of a kind experience.

Visit them online through Facebook or their website

2nd Annual "Why Not Give it a Try Beginner Triathlon" | July 19th

Join us for the 2nd Annual “Why Not Give it a Try Beginner Triathlon”. Give it a try because it’s a motivation to take care of your health and the health of the people around you. To say, “I did it”, you completed a triathlon! This is a self-confidence event so there are no given awards. You get self-confidence, self-esteem and a t-shirt to show you gave it a try.

First wave starts at 11 AM. Entries are limited. Registration closes after the first 150 entries or June 30th 2014, whichever comes first. There is a $25 fee at time of registration. No late entries will be accepted!

Saturday July 19th, 2014 Selah, Washington

The course is within the City of Selah:
  • 1/4 mile swim. (Selah Pool/Wixson Park)
  • 6 mile bike. (Wixson Park to Playland Park)
  • 3 mile run/walk. (Playland Park back to Wixson Park)

Register at the Selah Parks & Recreation office in the Selah Civic Center or Register here onlineDownload Flyer